Travel Company issues Kurdistan tour guide in English language

The Kurdistan Tourism Organization in cooperation with a number of local and foreign companies issued Kurdistan tour guide in English language in order to make the European and American streets acquainted with the   major tourist sites in Kur...

NZ gov't to spend 18.63 mln USD on Iraq military mission

The New Zealand government is to spend 25.4 million NZ dollars (18.63 million U.S. dollars) this year on its two-year mission to train Iraqi troops to fight Islamic State insurgents, it revealed in the annual Budget Thursday.
The New Zealand Defen...

Iraq dismisses Anbar police chief after Ramadi rout

Iraq's interior minister Wednesday dismissed the police chief of Anbar province, where the performance of security forces during the jihadi takeover of its capital Ramadi has come under scrutiny.
Mohammad al-Ghaban relieved Kadhim al-Fahdawi of hi...


President Barzani Meets King Abdullah of Jordan

Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani met with King Abdullah of Jordan in Amman today. The King and the President discussed the political and security developments in Iraq, in particular the latest situation in the Anbar province, and efforts to co...


3 ISIL senior terrorists killed in Karma

The Federal Ministry of Defense announced yesterday, the killing of 3 senior terrorists in the so called the Islamic State in Iraq and Levant in al- Karma area.
The ministry in a statement, PUKmedia got a copy of it, said that the security forces ...


Islamic State 'seizes last Syria-Iraq border crossing'

Islamic State militants have seized the last Syrian government-controlled border crossing between Syria and Iraq, a Syrian monitoring group says.

Government forces withdrew from al-Tanf - known as al-Waleed in Iraq - crossing as IS advanced,...


Kurdistan: historical perspectives and contemporary travels

Against the background of the long and complicated history of the Kurds, Sir Terence Clark, a former British Ambassador to Iraq, will describe the different paths the Kurdish communities in Turkey,...

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Interview with christian students from Kurdistan

On Sunday, February the 22nd a film crew which prepares the documentary "N as the Nazarenes," about the life of Christians in the Middle East, led by the director Maciej Grabysa, filmed  inter...

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Children targeted in South Sudan, UN report says

The UN children's agency says boys and girls as young as seven years old have been abducted, raped and killed in South Sudan.
Dozens of children have been killed, at least 12 raped and others ...

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