Kurdistan News

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.


President Barzani Releases a Statement

Salahadin, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, (Krp.org)- President Masoud Barzani released a statement today directed at the people of Kurdistan, living both in the Region and abroad as well as to the public opinion worldwide.


President Barzani Holds Telephone Conversation with German Minister of Defense

Salahadin, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, (Krp.org)- President Masoud Barzani held a telephone conversation today with Ms. Ursula von der Leyen, the Minister of Defense of Germany. During the telephone conversation, President Barzani and Minister von der Leyen discussed the political situation in the Kurdistan Region and Iraq especially the recent events.


KRG delegation begins New York visit by meeting with Turkish Foreign Minister

New York, USA (dfr.gov.krd) – On the margins of the United Nations General Assembly Sessions, KRG Foreign Minister, Falah Mustafa and KRG Representative in the United States, Bayan Rahman held separate meetings today with Turkish Foreign Minister, Mevlut Cavuşoğlu and UK’s FCO Minister for Middle East and Department for International Development, Alistair Burt.


President Barzani Receives Secretary Fallon

Salahadin, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, (Krp.org)- President Masoud Barzani received a high-level United Kingdom delegation headed by Secretary of State for Defence, Michael Fallon. The delegation included a number of military and diplomatic officials including ambassador Frank Baker, the ambassador of the United Kingdom to Iraq. On President Barzani’s side, the attendees included Kosrat Rasul Ali, the Vice President of the Kurdistan Region and Karim Sinjari, the acting Minister of Peshmerga Affairs.


President Barzani Receives a High level French Delegation

Salahadin, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, (Krp.org)- President Masoud Barzani received a high level French government delegation which included the ministers of the Armed Forces and Foreign Affairs and International Development, Ms. Florence Parly and Mr. Jean-Yves Le Drian respectively. The meeting entailed several crucial subjects including the ongoing operations against the terrorists of the Islamic State and the issue of the Kurdistan Independence Referendum.