Tag archive for ‘Erbil’
Masoud Barzani - blood of martyrs and referendum not in vain.
By nsnbc On Tuesday, October 17th, 2017
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Barzani addresses Kurdistan: Blood of martyrs and calls for independence not wasted

nsnbc : Masoud Barzani, President of Iraq’s Kurdistan Autonomous Region (KAR) has issued a statement urging unity among Kurds and the belief that Kurdistan will achieve independence sooner or later. Developments More...

Iraq military_Kirkuk_oct 2017
By nsnbc On Monday, October 16th, 2017
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Iraqi military, Iran-backed militia attack Kurdish troops near Kirkuk

nsnbc : Fierce clashes erupted in the early hours of Monday, between Iraqi – Kurdish Peshmerga, predominantly Shiite, Iranian-backed Hashd al-Shaabi a.k.a Popular Mobilization Forces. Clashes reportedly also More...

Peshmerga fighters near Kirkuk (archives)
By nsnbc On Thursday, October 12th, 2017
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Amidst concerns about war, Iraqi court orders arrest of members of Kurdistan’s High Electoral and Referendum Commission

nsnbc : An Iraqi court in the capital Baghdad has issued arrest warrants for members of the Kurdistan Autonomous Region’s High Electoral and Referendum Commission on charges of supervising the referendum on More...

al-Sulaymaniyah Airport_KAR_Iraq
By nsnbc On Wednesday, October 11th, 2017
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Flight ban imposed by Baghdad costs Kurdish airport USD60.000 daily

nsnbc : The international flight ban imposed by the federal government of Iraq on airports in the Kurdistan Autonomous Region (KAR) has caused  the al-Sulaymaniyah Airport to sustain tens of thousands of dollars More...

Rafi al-Rufai_Iran mufti_Sunni Iran_2017
By nsnbc On Monday, October 2nd, 2017
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Iraq’s Sunni Mufti said oppression led Kurds to seek independence

nsnbc : The mufti of Iraq’s Sunni community, through a representative, said the Iraqi governments’ oppression against Kurds prompted the Kurdistan Autonomous Region to seek independence. He also said Iraq More...

KAR parliament in first session after 2013 elections. Parliament has since been suspended.(archives)
By nsnbc On Thursday, September 28th, 2017
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21 parties to run in Kurdistan election in November – Barzani not to run for presidency again

nsnbc : Twenty-one political parties have registered to run in the Kurdistan Autonomous Region’s (KAR) election set for November 1 when there will be held parliamentary as well as presidential elections. KAR More...

Kurdistan regional government and parliament in Erbil.
By nsnbc On Thursday, September 28th, 2017
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Kurdistan government and parliament meet to prepare response to Baghdad

nsnbc : The government of Iraq’s Kurdistan Autonomous Region and the Kurdistan Parliament are going to convene separately on Thursday to discuss the independence referendum as well as recent responses from More...

Masoud Barzani - blood of martyrs and referendum not in vain.
By nsnbc On Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
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Barzani claims victory for “Yes” in Kurdistan independence referendum

nsnbc : Masoud Barzani, President of Iraq’s Kurdistan Autonomous Region (KAR) has claimed the victory for the ‘yes’ vote in the independence referendum as he delivered a televised speech to the nation More...

Kurdistan referendum 3_25 Sep 2017
By nsnbc On Monday, September 25th, 2017
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Kurdistan held peaceful and historic independence referendum but stormclouds are drawing near

nsnbc : Polling stations in the Kurdistan Autonomous Region of Iraq closed Monday evening. Voter turnout about two hours before the polls closed was at about 78 percent. At some polling stations people lined up More...

Iranian border guards (archives)
By nsnbc On Sunday, September 24th, 2017
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Only hours before independence referendum, Iran bombards border to Iraqi Kurdistan

nsnbc : Iranian artillery forces carried out an intense bombardement on Iran’s border to Iraq’s Kurdistan Autonomous Republic (KAR). The artillery bombardment started with only hours to go before the More...