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The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) discussed the establishment of a Public Service Council (PSC) to reorganize the work of public servants, as well as review the services offered to people. The subject came up during Tuesday’s meeting of the KRG’s Council of Ministers, chaired by Prime Minister Masrour Barzani, as part of the government’s reform program. Government reform […]

At least 17 people have been killed after a small military plane crashed into a residential area in the Pakistani city of Rawalpindi, rescue officials have said. Five crew members and 12 civilians are dead and Another 12 people have been injured. The aircraft was on a routine training flight when it crashed and set off […]

At least one citizen has been killed, while three others were wounded in a car bomb explosion in Karbala city, central Iraq. The bomb has been hidden inside a vehicle and it exploded near a checkpoint on a main road between the two cities of Karbala and Babylon.No sides were accused of carrying out the […]

Tunisia bid farewell to its first democratically elected president Beji Caid Essebsi on Saturday at a state funeral attended by foreign leaders including French President Emmanuel Macron and Qatar’s emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani. Essebsi, who helped guide the North African country’s transition to democracy after the 2011 revolution, died aged 92 on […]

Iraq has issued arrest warrants for 11 ministers and minister-level officials suspected of being involved in corruption. Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi stated a total of 1,267 corruption cases have been sent to the courts in the last six months, with 4,117 other cases across different government institutions still being investigated. Abdul-Mahdi noted that 1,593 arrest […]

The Kurdish security forces arrested on Tuesday a couple of Iranian nationals with ten kilograms of heroin in the capital Erbil.”The two suspects were arrested in a security operation in Perzin neighborhood,” the Drug-Combatting General Directorate said the pair is expected to be tried at the Kurdistan Region’s Court of Justice under Article 14 of […]

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani received on Monday evening Iraqi PM Adil Abdul-Mahdi in Tehran for talks on means to defuse the tensions in the Gulf.The two top officials also discussed the bilateral ties between the two neighboring countries and the ways to further strengthen the relations between the sides.Tensions in the Middle East have arisen […]

Head of the Kurdistan Regional Government’s Department of Foreign Relations Falah Mustafa has stepped down from his position, amid a broader government transition in the Region. He will be replaced by current Chief of Staff to the Prime Minister and KRG Spokesperson Safeen Dizayee. Mustafa tweeted on Sunday that “Serving the people of @Kurdistan  Region as Head of @KRG_DFR […]

after a large-scale operation by security forces and counter-terrorism unit of Kurdistan Region, they announced on Saturday the arrest of the main perpetrator of Wednesday’s shooting incident in the city, the arrested has been identified as Mezlum Dagh, 27, from Turkey’s Diyarbakir. The forces have also announced The arrest of another suspect. The man is […]

Three people, including a Turkish diplomat, were shot dead in an attack at a restaurant in Erbil on Wednesday afternoon. The shooting occurred at the HuQQabaz restaurant in the Empire neighborhood off the Airport Road.  Turkish Foreign MinistryRelased a statement says “An official of our Consulate General in Erbil has been martyred as a result of a […]

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