German court jails IS bride for crimes against humanityMonday, 25 October, 2021 , 16:01

A Bavarian court has handed a 10-year prison sentence to a German woman who allowed a 5-year-old Yazidi "slave" girl to die of thirst.


Results of the parliamentary elections in IraqMonday, 25 October, 2021 , 15:37

The snap parliamentary elections on October 10 were, by and large, peaceful, with no major incidents and little excitement.


President Nechirvan Barzani meets with Prime Minister Boris JohnsonThursday, 16 September, 2021 , 18:19 | London, UK

Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani was warmly received by Mr. Boris Johnson, the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, at 10 Downing Street in London on Friday.


President Barzani visits UK for security, cooperation talksWednesday, 15 September, 2021 , 15:51


ERBIL, Kurdistan Region - Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani arrived in London on Wednesday for a three day trip where he will discuss security and cooperation between the Kurdistan Region and the UK.


Two Kurds win seats in Norwegian parliamentWednesday, 15 September, 2021 , 15:48 |  Layal Shakir

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region - Two Kurds originally from Turkey and northeastern Syria (Rojava) won seats in Norway’s parliamentary elections on Monday.


 Kurdish female mayor of Raqqa wins international award Wednesday, 15 September, 2021 , 15:45 | Layal Shakir

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – The female Kurdish mayor of Raqqa, the one-time de facto capital of the so-called caliphate of the Islamic State group (ISIS), was a recipient of an international mayoral award on Tuesday. 


TWO LOSSES: Mrs. Ferda Cemil Pasha and Professor Nadir NadirovFriday, 3 September, 2021 , 17:49

We are deeply saddened to announce the death of two eminent personalities of the Kurdish world: Mrs. Ferda Cemil Pacha, on August 31 in Istanbul and Professor Nadir Nadirov, on August 24 in Almaty, Kazakhstan.


US sanctions Syrian militia accused of killing Kurdish politicianThursday, 29 July, 2021 , 18:04 | Karwan Faidhi Dri

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region — The United States Treasury Department on Wednesday sanctioned a Turkish-backed Syrian militia group accused of assassinating Kurdish female politician Hevrin Khalaf in 2019. The head of her party said the sanctions are a step towards bringing her killers to justice.


US senator says Turkish actions against pro-Kurdish party like ‘if Biden banned the Republican Party’Thursday, 22 July, 2021 , 17:48 | By Adam Lucente | July 22, 2021

Democratic and Republican senators voiced heavy criticism of the Turkish government to a State Department official during a Wednesday hearing. The lawmakers accused Ankara of abusing the international police system, being an “aggressor” toward Greece, and much more.


Turkish court accepts indictment seeking ban of pro-Kurdish partyMonday, 21 June, 2021 , 18:02 | By Daren Butter | June 21, 2021

ISTANBUL, June 21 (Reuters) - Turkey’s Constitutional Court on Monday accepted an indictment filed by a top prosecutor seeking a ban on the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) for alleged ties to militants, state media said, opening the way for a case to close parliament’s third-largest party.