Iraq’s Arbil defeat Kyrgyzstan's Alay to secure spot in AFC Cup Round of 16

Iraq’s Arbil finished off their AFC Cup group stage campaign in style with a comfortable 3-0 victory over Kyrgyzstan champions Alay on Tuesday that saw the former finalists secure top spot in Group D and home advantage in next month’s Round...

Kosrat Rasul Congratulates Kurdistan Journalists on 116th Anniversary of Kurdish Press

On celebration of 116th birthday of Kurdish press, 'Kurdish journalism day', Vice President of Kurdistan Region Kosrat Rasul,
in a congratulatory cable, congratulated all Kurdish journalists and media outlets.
“We hope to be an excellen...

Kerry warns Russia of further sanctions

US Secretary of State John Kerry has told Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in a telephone call that Washington would impose more sanctions on Russia if tensions did not de-escalate in eastern Ukraine, a senior US official said.
The official ...


Thailand Rice Lowest Offer in Iraq Tender for 30,000 Tons of Rice

Thailand rice was offered lowest in the international tender from Iraq to buy at least 30,000 tons of rice, according to Reuters.
The tender closed on April 20, 2014, and offers must remain valid until April 24, 2014.
Thailand rice was offere...


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Kurdish refugee bound for deportation saved by fellow passengers refusing to wear seat belts to let plane take off

A Kurd facing deportation from Sweden was granted a temporary stay after fellow passengers aboard his flight to Iran refused to fasten seat belts so that the plane could take off. Kurdish, Ghader G...

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President Barzani’s Interview with Al-Hayat Newspaper

The following is the translation of President Barzani’s full interview with the Arabic language Al-Hayat newspaper published on 5 April 2014.

QUESTION: I am surprised by your calmn...

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Iraq: Execution of 600 Terrorists in 4 Years

According to an article from Middle East Monitor website, the Iraqi Ministry of Justice has executed 600 terrorists in 4 years.

The article states that  Hassan al-Shammari, Justice Min...

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