Turkey and Iraqi Kurds: Conflict or Cooperation?

  • International Crisis Group
  • 27/11/2008 00:00:00
At a time when rising Arab-Kurdish tensions again threaten Iraq’s stability, neighbouring Turkey has begun to cast a large shadow over Iraqi Kurdistan. It has been a study in contrasts. View Article

An Embalmed Corpse of a King was discovered in Kurdistan-Iran

  • KNC - North America
  • 27/11/2008 00:00:00
six corpses were discovered in Kurdistan-Iran. Archeologists believe the corpses were buried some 3000 years ago. The corpses belonged to a king and five of his bodyguards, who were buried around him. View Article

Pregnant journalist lost her baby as attacked by security forces

  • KurdishMedia.com - By Mohammed Ali
  • 27/11/2008 00:00:00
On 21 November 2008, Assaish, the Kurdish security forces, in the Kurdistan governorate of Sulemani raided the residential home of a Kurdish woman journalist, Mrs Banaz Ali Noori, View Article

Massoud Barzani’s whereabouts remain in the dark

  • KurdishMedia.com
  • 27/11/2007 00:00:00
The whereabouts of the President of Kurdistan region remain in the dark after reports of an alleged assassination attempt by one of his aide. View Article

Kurdistan to become new buffer between West and East

  • Pan Armenian
  • 27/11/2007 00:00:00
Formation of independent Kurdistan is nearly finished, senior expert of the Institute of Oriental Studies at the Russian academy of Sciences Kirill Vertyayev said during Yerevan-Moscow space bridge. View Article

Iraq: Kurdistan plans a $400 million Media City

  • AKI
  • 27/11/2007 00:00:00
The Kurdistan regional government in Iraq is planning to set up a Kurdish media city which will act as a hub for media and communications in the region and also attract investment to northern Iraq. View Article

Judicial plan to ban new Kurdish party will block much needed political dialogue in Turkey

  • KurdishMedia.com
  • 27/11/2007 00:00:00
Peace in Kurdistan Campaign and PNSD Kurdish Advisory Panel Statement View Article

KRG: 1M barrels of Iraq oil by 2012

  • UPI
  • 27/11/2007 00:00:00
raq's Kurdish region plans on producing 1 million barrels -- nearly half of Iraq's total production today -- in five years, the region's oil minister said. View Article

Are Islam and Kemalism Compatible? How two systems have impacted the Kurdish question?

  • KurdishMedia.com - By Aland Mizell
  • 27/11/2007 00:00:00
Islam and Kemalism are not compatible, because for Muslims, Islamic law covers all aspects of human beings and does not change over time since they view it as a universal, perfect, and complete system. View Article

The riddle of Kirkuk Iran-US talks resume on Iraq security

  • Monday morning
  • 27/11/2007 00:00:00
Iran’s Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki said last week that Iran had accepted an invitation by Washington for a fourth round of bilateral talks on curbing bloodshed in Iran’s violence-wracked western neighbor. View Article

Law and Order must replace militias’ rule in Iraq

  • KurdishMedia.com
  • 27/11/2006 00:00:00
“We strongly condemn yesterday’s senseless terrorist attacks in Sadr city and Athamia district in Baghdad. It is time to neutralize militias and enforce the rule of law.” View Article

Regionalizing Iraq

  • The Boston Globe - By John Tirman
  • 27/11/2006 00:00:00
Involving the neighbors to help stabilize Iraq is attractive and could shape a plausible exit strategy for the United States. But the closer one looks, the less promising it seems. View Article

Embattled Iraqi PM in television plea for unity

  • The Guardian - By Jonathan Steele and Suand Robert Tait
  • 27/11/2006 00:00:00
Angry Shia residents of Baghdad's Sadr City threw stones at the prime minister Nuri al-Maliki's motorcade and shouted abuse as he walked to a ceremony of mourning yesterday. View Article

Prosecutor in Saddam trial says he has damning tape

  • Reuters - By Ahmed Rasheed
  • 27/11/2006 00:00:00
Saddam and six former commanders return to court on Monday over the 1988 Anfal military campaign against Kurds that prosecutors say killed some 180,000 people. View Article

Kurds say Bremer misused their funds

  • LA Times
  • 27/11/2005 00:00:00
The $100 bills were all new. They came wrapped in plastic and loaded on wooden pallets. Altogether, the money weighed 15 tons, enough to fill three U.S. military helicopters. It totaled $1.4 billion. View Article

Shiite cleric increases his power in Iraq

  • The New York Times
  • 27/11/2005 00:00:00
Men loyal to Moktada al-Sadr piled out of their cars at a plantation near Baghdad on a recent morning, bristling with Kalashnikov rifles and eager to exact vengeance on the Sunni Arab fighters who had butchered one of their Shiite militia brothers. View Article

Bombing puts Turkey's EU credentials to the test

  • The Guardian
  • 27/11/2005 00:00:00
Turkish investigations into a bombing apparently carried out by military intelligence agents are likely to become a test of the country's reform process, as European officials this week called for justice to be done. View Article

SRSG met KRG coordinator to discuss UN programs in the North

  • KurdishMedia.com
  • 27/11/2005 00:00:00
he special Representative of the Secretary-General in Iraq (SRSG), Ashraf Jehangir Qazi met with Dr. Dindar Zebari, KRG Coordinator for UN Affairs, to discuss issues of mutual interest and concern related to the UN’s activities in Kurdistan. View Article

Security, torture scandal could affect Iraq poll-UN

  • Reuters
  • 27/11/2005 00:00:00
Persistent insurgent attacks and a torture scandal at a government facility could deter Iraqis from voting in next month's historic parliamentary elections, the U.N. representative in Iraq said on Saturday. View Article

Events in the Life of Saddam Hussein

  • AP
  • 27/11/2005 00:00:00
Key events in the life of Saddam Hussein View Article

Announcement: Kurdish class in Hamilton need your support

  • KurdishMedia.com - By Chro Zend
  • 27/11/2005 00:00:00
A Kurdish class has been opened since November 2003, which was a first of its kind in Toronto. I worked hard and independently in two different ways. View Article

Security incidents in Iraq, Nov 27

  • KurdishMedia.com
  • 27/11/2005 00:00:00
Following are security incidents reported in Iraq as of 1715 GMT on Sunday, Nov. 27. View Article

Erdogan questioned on mass grave

  • Bianet.org
  • 27/11/2004 00:00:00
Independent Deputy Sirin handed a question motion to Prime Minister Erdogan about a mass grave found in Diyarbakir. View Article

Turkey’s politics of childrens’ blood: Cry for Palestinian girl, ignore Kurdish boy

  • KurdishMedia.com - By Bra Dost
  • 27/11/2004 00:00:00
Turkish police executes Kurdish pupil Ugur Kaymaz in Kiziltepe four weeks before EU leaders decide whether to invite Turkey for accession talks. View Article

Turkey implements ’Copenhagen Criteria’ by executing a school boy

  • KurdishMedia.com - By Bira Dost
  • 27/11/2004 00:00:00
Turkish police executes 12-year old Kurdish boy and father, declaring it to be "terrorists captured dead after a shoot-out with security forces." View Article

Violence leaves Iranian Kurds cut off from aid

  • Associated Press - By Sam Cage
  • 27/11/2004 00:00:00
Nearly 3,000 Iranian Kurds at a decades-old refugee camp in western Iraq have been left without police protection. View Article

Kurdish man finds asylum in America -- only to learn he needs kidney transplant

  • San Francisco Chronicle - By Julian Guthrie
  • 27/11/2004 00:00:00
Kurdish refugee Gultekin Bulutoglu recently found asylum in the US only to find out that he needs a kidney transplant. View Article

Make mine a Mercedes

  • IWPR - By Rebaz Mahmood
  • 27/11/2004 00:00:00
Car owners in parts of Kurdistan are taking advantage of a new government scheme to get old bangers off the road. View Article

Torture defendants are mostly acquitted in Turkey

  • Bianet.org
  • 27/11/2004 00:00:00
The June, July and September reports of the Turkish Human Rights Foundation show that defendants facing charges of torture are mostly acquitted. View Article

’Mother tongue’ problem in children’s rights

  • Bianet.org - By Erhan Ustundag
  • 27/11/2004 00:00:00
Turkey still has not passed harmonization laws about the Children’s Rights Convention, 15 years after adopting it. View Article

Tehran buys itself more time from U.S. pressure

  • PINR
  • 27/11/2004 00:00:00
Tehran`s announcement on November 14 that it would fully suspend all uranium enrichment-related programs has damaged the ability of the United States to push for United Nations economic sanctions on the country. View Article

Garner criticizes occupation of Iraq

  • Associated Press
  • 27/11/2003 00:00:00
The retired American general who headed the first occupation government in Iraq says the decision to disband the Iraqi army was one of several major mistakes. View Article

Kurds submit application for UN membership

  • KurdishMedia.com
  • 27/11/2002 00:00:00
A delegation from the UK Kurdish community submitted yesterday on behalf of the Kurdish View Article

The sterilisation of Kurdish women in Turkey

  • KurdishMedia.com
  • 27/11/2002 00:00:00
The Kurdish Women’s Bureau for Peace, with its headquarters in Duesseldorf, issued last View Article

Four Kurds accused under terrorism act in London for supporting PKK

  • KurdishMedia.com - By Bryar Mariwani
  • 27/11/2002 00:00:00
Four Kurds living in London are accused of funding a banned organisation in the UK. View Article

Kurdish political party supports Nizar Al-Khazraji

  • KurdishMedia.com
  • 27/11/2002 00:00:00
A Kurdish political party has shown support for Nizar Al-Khazraji by giving a letter to the Danish View Article

Federal Iraq Constitution: The placebo effect

  • KurdishMedia.com - By Dr Fereydun Hilmi
  • 27/11/2002 00:00:00
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Turkish Prime Minister: The new government will make sweeping legal reforms

  • KurdishMedia.com
  • 27/11/2002 00:00:00
Appearing on television recently, Turkey’s new Prime Minister Abdullah Gul View Article

Turkish Prosecutor repeats request for death penalty sentence in Soysal trial

  • KurdishMedia.com
  • 27/11/2001 00:00:00
The Prosecutor repeated his request that Cevat Soysal be sentenced under article 125 of the Turkish Penal Code that carries a death penalty. View Article


The time has come for independence

  • KurdishMedia.com - By Ken Muslimovic
  • 27/11/2001 00:00:00
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US rebukes Putin for arms to Iran

  • The Times - By MICHAEL BINYON IN MOSCOW
  • 27/11/2000 00:00:00
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Am I alright Jak?

  • KurdishMedia.com - By Dr Fereydun Hilmi
  • 27/11/2000 00:00:00
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Iran's president talks of internal power struggle

  • AP - By Ali Akbar Dareini
  • 27/11/2000 00:00:00
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