Kurdistan

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Jonah's Tomb

  ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – Iraq was once home to a vibrant Jewish community and many Jewish sites are found in the city of Mosul. What happened to these sites under ISIS is yet to be known, but an American rabbi who has spent time in Mosul is praying that these sites that reflect Iraq’s
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Families fleeing Hawija reach Peshmerga frontlines

Above 70k civilians under ISIS in Hawija living like prisoners deprive from food and necessities of life ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – An estimated 70,000 are still living under ISIS rule in the Hawija district, west of Kirkuk, where they are suffering shortages of water, food, and health care, the UN said on Sunday. “People in
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New ambassador to Iraq

Iran appointed new ambassador to Iraq known to be ‘Moderate deal-broker’ ERBIL, Kurdistan Region — Kurdish officials have expressed optimism over Iran’s new ambassador to Baghdad, describing him as a moderate deal-broker who could play a “constructive role” in bridging the widening divisions among Iraqi factions after the anticipated demise of ISIS in the country.
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Federal Police Captain Raed Shaker Jawdat

Shorta district in eastern Mosul invades by Iraqi Army The Iraqi army’s Counter-Terrorism Forces invaded on Monday al-Shorta district in eastern Mosul, pushing closer towards victory in operations against Islamic State militants in that region. The Defense Ministry’s War Media Cell said the forces invaded the district backed by army tanks. The recapturing of Mosul,
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Oryx Petroleum Initiates Drilling Of New Well At Zey Gawra

Oryx Petroleum has given an update about its operations in Iraqi Kurdistan In December 2016, the Zey Gawra-1 well was side-tracked (referred to in this press release as the “Zey Gawra-1ST well”) and completed in open hole partially penetrating the Cretaceous reservoir in the Zey Gawra field. Production from the naturally flowing well is currently
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PM Barzani Thanks Japan Foreign Minister Kentaro Sonoura For Loan Support As It Opens Consulate In Erbil

Kurdistan Region, PM Barzani thanks Japan for loan support as it opens consulate in Erbil ERBIL, Kurdistan Region–Japan opened its consulate in the Kurdish capital of Erbil on Wednesday following meetings between the country’s Foreign Minister Kentaro Sonoura and senior Kurdish officials, including the president and prime minister. In a ceremony attended by Prime Minister
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