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Due to weeks of torrential rainfall, water in the Dukan Dam reached the bell-mouth spillway for the first time since 1988. The raining waves have considerably filled local dams in the region, including Darbandikhan Dam, which despite reassurances from authorities, some activists question the site’s ability to withstand the risk of falling after a powerful […]

NASA chose a satellite image of the Erbil Citadel to be its Image of the Day. The Citadel is possibly the oldest continuously occupied human settlement on Earth, dating back at least 6,000 years. NASA posted an image captured by its observation satellite with the citadel centred and the capital of the Kurdistan Region’s concentric […]

A 5.2 magnitude earthquake rocked Iranian Kurdish area (Rojhilti) on amid of national emergency due to flash floods across parts of the country. The quake hit Iran at 2:26 p.m. local time with its epicentre being southwest Kermanshah Province. The location is just kilometres away from border area near the Iraqi city of Mandali in Diyala […]

Erdogan declares victory in local elections. The Turkish president, told supporters in Istanbul his AKP and alliance partners the MHP had emerged on top in Turkey’s municipal elections. He said, Our nation once again reflected its will at the ballot box, with high rates of participation,” but he also acknowledges that his AKP had lost support […]

 The Nineveh Province Crisis Cell, in coordination with the Kurdistan Region‘s Crime Prevention Office, announces the arrest of the owner of the tourist island along with his son in Erbil. The fate of 55 people remain unknown after the ferry incident on March 21.and  the head of Mosul Forensics Department stated that six diving teams are looking […]

The Metro Nashville Public Schools Board in the US state of Tennessee hopes to have Kurdish language courses available to students at high schools across the district in time for the start of the 2019 school year in the fall. Tennessee Department of Education approved it and there are at least three high schools so […]

Heavy rains caused flooding in parts of Sulaimani. Several houses in the Kanakawa neighbourhood had flooded, damaging personal property and several other homes were evacuated. civil defence teams are still ready to respond and help civilians on the streets. Flooding also hit several neighbourhoods in Erbil and eight civil defence teams have prepared to respond to any […]

Kurdish security forces arrested two individuals attempting to smuggle 10,000 USD in counterfeit money at a border crossing between the Kurdistan Region and Iran. They intended to take the money to the Kurdistan Region and exchange it in Erbil’s markets. However, The amount was confiscated and one of the two-arrested was holding an Iranian passport. […]

Korek telecom apologizes to customers after suspension. The Iraqi Communications and Media Commission was blocking Korek customers from both placing or receiving calls from other carriers because the company had violated government instructions. Korek, we are promising our customers that we will resolve the problem as soon as possible and we hope the Commission will revise […]

Starting from the Tragic ferry sinking in the city of Mosul over the weekend. Death toll at the moment is 94. and it is increasable. majority of the victims were women and children. Prime Minister announced Governor dismissal as he, the president and the head of parliament visited the city. Moving to Norway, a cruise […]

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