U.S. orders some government employees to leave Iraq, Kurdistan

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HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The U.S. State Department on Wednesday ordered the departure of “non-emergency government employees” from Iraq, the U.S. embassy in Baghdad said in a statement. Referring to the embassy and the U.S. consulate in Iraqi Kurdistan capital city of Erbil, it said “normal visa services at both posts will be temporarily suspended. […]

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Kurdistan, Art The Realistic Relation Between The Both

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Chiman Salih | Ekurd.net The Manifesto Film Festival is thrilled to present this fascinating blog crafted by Chiman Salih, highlighting the intrinsic link between Kurdish culture and magnificent art. Ahmedi Khani (1651-1707) the Kurdish poet and philosopher who oftentimes dubbed as the Kurdish Shakespeare, at the outset of his famous epopee of the Kurdish literature […]

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Kurdistan, Art The Realistic Relation Between The Both

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Chiman Salih | Ekurd.net The Manifesto Film Festival is thrilled to present this fascinating blog crafted by Chiman Salih, highlighting the intrinsic link between Kurdish culture and magnificent art. Ahmedi Khani (1651-1707) the Kurdish poet and philosopher who oftentimes dubbed as the Kurdish Shakespeare, at the outset of his famous epopee of the Kurdish literature […]

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Kurdistan, Baghdad agree to jointly manage airports, border crossings: minister

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HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Delegations from the Kurdistan regional Government (KRG) and Iraqi government have agreed to manage the Kurdish airports and border crossings jointly, a Kurdish minister said. KRG Minister of Transportation and Communication, Mawlud Bawa Murad told reporters on Monday that the points agreed upon during the meeting between the Kurdish and Iraqi […]

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Donald Trump’s silver lining in Iraq, Kurdistan

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Peter Van Buren | Reuters Will the defeat of Islamic State in Iraq be a foreign policy victory for Donald Trump? With the fall of Mosul imminent, what happens next? There will be winners, like the Kurds. There will be losers, like Iraq’s Sunni minority. There will be gains for Iran, which backs the Shi’ite […]

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UN preparing plan to monitor human rights in Iraq, Kurdistan

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HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The United Nations is preparing a two-year plan to monitor the human rights situation in Iraq and the Kurdistan Region. The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS), the Kurdistan Region’s Independent Commission for Human Rights, and the Iraqi Independent High Commission for Human Rights have been working to compose an […]

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French president Francois Hollande to visit troops in Iraq, Kurdistan

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PARIS,— President Francois Hollande said he would on Monday visit French troops fighting Islamic State jihadists in Iraq, as he warned that the terrorist threat within France was still live. “We are not yet finished with the scourge of terrorism. We must continue to fight it abroad — that’s the reason for our military operations […]

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