KRG implements new plan to solve economic crisis

Addressing the economic crisis in Kurdistan Region, the Council of Ministers held a meeting on Wednesday, February 3, 2016.

Governors of Erbil, Sulaimani, Duhok and Halabja were also present in the meeting.

The purpose of the meeting wa...

In photos: US special presidential envoy visits Kobani

US and KRG officials stated on Tuesday, February 2, 2016 that US President's special envoy Brett McGurk, along with an accompanying delegation, has visited Rojava.

Brit McGurk went to Kobani to meet with Kobani officials and Syria Democratic Co...

KRG delegation set to visit Baghdad to restart negotiations

A KRG delegation is set to visit Baghdad tomorrow in bid to resolve the outstanding issues between the KRG and the Iraqi central government.

The Kurdish delegation will be headed by PM Nechirvan Barzani and Deputy PM Qubad Talabani.



7 injured in car bomb explosion in Kirkuk

Seven people were injured in a car-bomb explosion in Kirkuk's First of Huzairan Neighborhood this evening, Wednesday, February 10, 2016.

The blast took place near the Husseinia A'zam mosque, injuring 7 people, 4 of which were security personnel...


20 IS militants killed, 7 others shot by the organization

Coalition warplanes pounded several Islamic State posts inside Mosul and in the outskirts of the city on Wednesday, February 10, 2016, killing 20 militants and wounding several others.

Four IS vehicles and an ammunition factory were also destro...


Turkey's Erdogan chastises U.S. over support for Syrian Kurds

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan upbraided the United States for its support of Syrian Kurdish rebels on Wednesday, saying Washington's inability to grasp their true nature had turned the region into a "sea of blood".

Turkey should respond b...


Germany's Kurds protest against Turkey's violence against Kurds

To protest against Turkey's inhumane treatment of Kurds in North Kurdistan and Rojava, huge numbers of Diaspora Kurds in Germany, YPG and YPJ groups, democratic groups' federation and a number of G...

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Inside the Artist‌s Exhibition: Himat Muhammad Ali

Born: 1960, Kirkuk

Studio location: Himat, who is usually known by his first name only, has studios in Tokyo and Amman, but spends the majority of his time in Paris, where ...

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Jaysh al-Islam, an armed coalition of Salafists in Syria

Washington Kurdish Institute

Hozan Afrini

Feb 9, 2016

Jaysh al-Islam (Army of Islam) was formed through the merger of several organizations, ...

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