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Kurdistan "close" to forming local government

The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) has denied that there is any difference of opinion between Kurdistan ... headlines, Regional News, Iraq) The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) has denied that there is any ... the PUK as Kurdistan’s second party—has complicated negotiations. He said that no political party ...

27/03/2014 - 11:15 - comment 0

Israel’s Netanyahu backs independent Kurdish state

Mardan Khadr Zebary, a member of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (PDK), thanked Netanyahu on Sunday, ... Zebary, a member of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (PDK), thanked Netanyahu on Sunday, saying ... Kurdistan region. Lawmakers in Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan region have ...

30/06/2014 - 09:03 - comment 0

Kurdish opposition party comes second in vote, but election results still "unclear"

"unclear," according to the report. The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the Patriotic Union ... win popularity among the Iraqi Kurdistan's main opposition party ... other smaller parties. The Gorran party was established prior to the last Kurdistan Regional ...

29/09/2013 - 07:37 - comment 0

Iraqi Kurdistan finally announces new government

leadership of the Kurdistan Democratic Party and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, according to the report.  ... circumstances." Since September, Kurdistan's top political parties were debating how to award seats, ... the gains of our people, today we need the same stance to protect the areas of Kurdistan outside ...

18/06/2014 - 15:35 - comment 0

For questions you're too embarrassed to ask, here's the basics on the army taking on IS in Iraq. Meet the PKK!

forces, known as the peshmerga, which encompasses fighters from the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) ... . Copyright © Independent Print Limited Who are they?The Kurdistan Workers’ Party ... superhero this year. Meet the PKK! Who are they? The Kurdistan Workers’ ...

Editor's Choice - 06/09/2014 - 05:00 - comment 0

Two main Kurdish factions in northern Iraq reach new agreement

The heads of the two main Kurdish factions in northern Iraq inked an agreement to end a longstanding rivalry. Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) leaderc ... rivalry. Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) leaderc Massoud Barzani and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) ...

18/05/2010 - 15:37 - comment 0

Iraqi Kurdistan's new trench on Syrian border not popular with all Kurds

Kurdistan shares a 600 kilometer (nearly 373 mile) border with Syria.  However, not all Kurds are happy about the trench developments. The Democratic Union Party (PYD) which rules the autonomous ... arrested terrorists and smugglers trying to infiltrate into Kurdistan,” peshmerga Brig. Gen. Hashem Yeti ...

16/04/2014 - 07:31 - comment 0

Final election results usher in new era of Kurdish politics

parties, the Kurdistan Democratic Party and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, finished first and third, ... Kurdistan's opposition party's second-place finish ushers in new era of politics in Erbil previously dominated by KDP and PUK party interests. ...

03/10/2013 - 07:47 - comment 0

Iraqi government aims to punish Kurdistan in fight over oil

from the Kurdistan Democratic Party. Last week, Iraq's Kurdish Deputy Prime Minister Roj Nuri ... Angry over Kurdistan's independent oil exports ... Iraq’s Kurdistan has accused the central government in Baghdad of blocking wages for Kurdish employees ...

24/02/2014 - 18:33 - comment 0

Former American diplomat visits Iraqi Kurdistan

A former United States diplomat has met with Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) chief Massoud Barzani in Arbil, Iraq at the beginning of a visit to the A former United States diplomat has met with Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) chief Massoud Barzani ...

18/05/2010 - 15:40 - comment 0