US commissioner condemns ‘destabilizing’ Turkey in light of recent strikes in KobaneTuesday, 11 January, 2022 , 15:52 | 10/01/2022

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region - On Sunday, the United States commissioner for religious freedom spoke out against Turkey’s recent strikes which targeted civilians in the Kurdish town of Kobane in northern Syria through a Twitter video-statement, accusing them of destabilizing the area, among other serious violations.


An Exhibit Meant to Showcase Kurdish Suffering Provoked a Furor InsteadMonday, 3 January, 2022 , 16:48 | By Carlotta Gall | Jan. 1, 2022

A recent art show in a major Kurdish city in Turkey aimed to uplift a region crushed by years of conflict. It ended up serving as a reminder of how toxic the subject of Kurds remains in Turkey.


Vulnerable at home, Erdogan generates drama on world stageMonday, 8 November, 2021 , 18:24 | Carlotta Gall

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan canceled an appearance at the global climate talks over a perceived slight, part of a pattern of creating international dramas to bolster his domestic standing.


Kurdish artist Aynur Doğan receives WOMEX 2021 Artist AwardTuesday, 2 November, 2021 , 17:39 | Wladimir van Wilgenburg

ERBIL (Kurdistan 24) – Aynur Doğan, a Kurdish vocalist, songwriter, and instrumentalist, received the international WOMEX 2021 Artist Award in Porto, Portugal, on Sunday. 


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.