Kurdistan News

Prime Minister Barzani receives Germany’s Defense Minister

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received Ms. Ursula von der Leyen, Germany’s Defense Minister, and a senior delegation from Bundestag Defense Committee, including parliamentarians from different parties.

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Prime Minister Barzani meets Prime Minister Rutte

Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani met Dutch Prime Minister, Mr. Mark Rutte, in The Hague. Prime Minister Barzani highlighted the relationship between the Kurdistan Region and the Netherlands as well as the Dutch government’s assistance to the people of Iraqi Kurdistan since the mid-1970s, when it received a number of refugees from Iraqi Kurdistan. He also highlighted the Dutch humanitarian and military aid to the Peshmarga in the fight against the ISIS terrorist organisation.

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Hundred Thousands of civilians displaced from Kirkuk, Khanaqin, Khurmatu, Zummar and Rabea to Kurdistan Region

21 October 2017

After the Iraqi Army and People’s Mobilized Forces launched multiple offensives to Kirkuk, Khanaqin, Khurmatu, Prde and other areas during the last four days resulted in dire humanitarian consequences and mass waves of displacement of the civilians from their homes and fled to the cities of Erbil and Slemani due to indiscriminate violence, torture, looting, burning civilians’ homes and properties, especially the Kurdish people in these areas.

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