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Iraq , Friday 23 February 2018

News Iraq » Sulaymaniyah: Iraqi Political Party Hopes To Capitalize On Kurdish Political Angst

News channel or source: http://www.niqash.org/en/articles/politics/5842/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

“We want to be a bridge to make things better and to serve both the people of Kurdistan and Iraq,” Issa Rashid Barzanji, a spokesperson for the party in Sulaymaniyah, told NIQASH. “We are working here as Kurds, not as Sunni Muslims.” Al-Hakim ...

News Iraq » Sulaymaniyah: Trump's “America First” foreign policy just dealt a blow to Iraq's future

News channel or source: https://news.vice.com/en_us/article/zmw3qw/trump-america-first-foreign-policy-just-dealt-a-blow-to-iraqs-future
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

“Iran is now the dominant foreign actor in Iraq,” said Renad Mansour, an analyst with the U.K.’s Chatham House, by phone from Sulaymaniyah, Iraq. “Iran has deeply penetrated several Iraqi state institutions.” Considering Abadi’s delicate ...

News Iraq » Sulaymaniyah: Approx 7,000 candidates compete in Iraqi elections

News channel or source: https://thepeninsulaqatar.com/article/20/02/2018/Approx-7,000-candidates-compete-in-Iraqi-elections
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Baghdad: About 7,000 candidates are competing for the parliamentary elections in Iraq scheduled for next May ... to occupy 18 seats allocated to Sulaymaniyah, and Duhok province third in the region has nominated 115 candidates, from 24 parties and a ...

News Iraq » Sulaymaniyah: Top Kurdish diplomat hails Iran for role in Baghdad-Erbil relations

News channel or source: http://www.panarmenian.net/eng/news/252022/
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

The consulates of Iran in Erbil and Sulaymaniyah had hectic days on the occasion of the 39th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution. Numerous guests, including political figures, parties, and the people of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq visited the offices to ...

News Iraq » Sulaymaniyah: Participatory Assessment Report: Kurdistan Region of Iraq - 2017, Executive Summary

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/iraq/participatory-assessment-report-kurdistan-region-iraq-2017-executive-summary
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

The 2017 Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KR-I) Participatory Assessment (PA) involved 120 focus group discussions (FGDs) and five semi-structured interviews across 41 locations in Erbil, Sulaymaniyah, and Dohuk governorates. The locations covered included camp ...

News Iraq » Sulaymaniyah: Iran, Iraqi Kurdistan Look to Bolster Trade

News channel or source: http://www.shafaaq.com/en/En_NewsReader/17f82776-adff-470e-a5bb-6726090d6dc2
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

The areas that have reportedly been designated for new crossings are (from north to south) Sairan-Band; Qalat near Sulaymaniyah; and Choshma in Halabja. Currently, nine official crossings are situated along Iraq’s 1,450-kilometer border with Iran.

News Iraq » Sulaymaniyah: Reconstruction in Kurdistan and Iraq Goes Hand-in-hand, According to Bafel Talabani

News channel or source: https://insurancenewsnet.com/oarticle/reconstruction-in-kurdistan-and-iraq-goes-hand-in-hand-according-to-bafel-talabani-2
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

The world is assiduously scrutinizing Iraq's reconstruction needs during an international ... well as delivering humanitarian aid to the earthquake victims in Halabja and Sulaymaniyah late last year.

News Iraq » Sulaymaniyah: Talks between Erbil, Baghdad reach final stages: PM

News channel or source: http://aa.com.tr/en/middle-east/talks-between-erbil-baghdad-reach-final-stages-pm/1069094
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

On Sept. 29, Iraq’s central government imposed a ban on all international flights into and out of the Kurdish region. The ban against Erbil and Sulaymaniyah airports came in response to the Sept. 25 illegitimate referendum on Kurdish regional independence.

News Iraq » Sulaymaniyah: Those old days of the Pentagon

News channel or source: http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/opinion/sedat-ergin/those-old-days-of-pentagon-127131
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

If somebody came up with a prediction that American generals would give the order put sacks over Turkish soldiers’ heads in Iraq’s Sulaymaniyah, people in Washington would have probably believed that this person lost his mind. Similarly, back in these ...

News Iraq » Sulaymaniyah: EXCLUSIVE: I fought ISIS in their capital of evil for six months using skills I learned on Call of Duty, reveals pot-smoking Colorado gamer - and I lost my 'battle buddy' to an IED

News channel or source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5418597/Video-gamer-fought-ISIS-credits-skills-Call-Duty.html
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

The journey, which cost around $1,000, saw him travel to Germany to avoid detection before flying from there to Sulaymaniyah in Iraqi Kurdistan ... and he flew out of Iraq on November 16. He then spent two months in Europe, including attending a memorial ...