Kirkuk provincial council had approved today Tuesday, 28 of March, to raise the flag of Kurdistan Region above the governmental facilities in Kirkuk province. Mr. Rebiyar Talabani, Head of Kirkuk provincial council thanked in a press conference all the political blocks who voted on the request to raise Kurdistan Region's flag over Kirkuk's governmental facilities, adding that this day is a historical day for Kirkuk and Kurds "today is Kirkuk's national day".For years, the Federal Government had neglected the constitutional article 140, today marked the executing of that article, Mr. Talabani stressed.Kirkuk Provincial Council also approved that today 28 of March will be marked as a national celebration day which Kirkuk shall celebrate every year.on March 20, the Kurdish flag was officially raised by the provincial government alongside the Iraqi one at Kirkuk’s castle during a Newroz event.Kirkuk Governor Najmadeen Karim announced in mid-March that Kurdish language would be used together with Arabic in all official provincial communication and the Kurdish flag would be flown at provincial government institutions, as permitted in the Iraqi constitution. Rawaa Samer PUKmedia
The Central Council held a meeting in Sulaymaniyah
The Political Bureau discusses the current situation
Bafel Talabani: The sacrifices of the Sinjar people cannot be forgotten
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, a 28-year-old Kurdish man set himself on fire in front of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) building in Switzerland on Wednesday.
» The Evening Post Kurdish Journalist receives the Ossietzky Award
» Nashville's Little Kurdistan community feels 'betrayed' by Trump
Susan Rice, former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and national security adviser in the Obama administration, joined Judy Woodruff on PBS NewsHour and discussed the Trump administration&rsquo...
At least 301 people have been killed and nearly 15,000 have been injured in Iraq since the start of anti-government protests in October, the Independent High Commission for Human Rights of Iraq (IH...