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Apr 20, 2015, 01:32 ET Attack in Erbil will only strengthen anti-ISIS alliance, says Kurdistan Regional Government

On Friday April 17 at 5:45 pm local time, a car bomb exploded in front of a café in the Ankawa district of Erbil, between Ankawa Police Station and...


Aug 29, 2014, 03:04 ET Condemnation of IS execution of Kurdish Peshmerga

The following is a statement of the Kurdistan Regional Government: On Thursday, August 28, 2014 the terrorists calling themselves the "Islamic State" ...


Apr 16, 2013, 05:42 ET Senior KRG delegation highlights Kurdistan and emphasizes critical situation in Iraq

A senior delegation from the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) spent a week in Washington meeting with key Administration officials, Members of...


Sep 10, 2010, 07:43 ET KRG Representative Informs Americans of Kurdistan Region's Continued Development

Highlighting the enormous progress made in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq since the country's liberation in 2003, the Kurdistan Regional Government's...


Sep 09, 2010, 07:00 ET Qubad Talabani in Orlando Reports on Democracy and Economic Progress in Kurdistan Region of Iraq

Qubad Talabani, the son of Iraqi President Jalal Talabani and Representative to the United States from the Kurdistan Regional Government, is on a two ...


Aug 12, 2010, 03:53 ET KRG Representative Qubad Talabani Thanks U.S. Military, Recognizes Steep Cost of War for America

In an address to the World Affairs Council in Denver, Qubad Talabani, the U.S. Representative of the Kurdistan Regional Government, praised the...


Aug 10, 2010, 11:57 ET President Obama Visit to Kurdistan Region of Iraq Called for in Washington Post Opinion Column

In an opinion article that appeared in the Washington Post on August 8, Associate Editor Jim Hoagland notes the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG)...


Jul 16, 2010, 11:23 ET Statement by the Office of Prime Minister Barham Salih on the fire at the Soma Hotel in Sulimanya

On 15 July 2010, a fire at the Hotel Soma in the city of Sulimanya caused the death of 28 people and injured 22. The dead comprised 14 Iraqi...


May 19, 2010, 11:56 ET U.S. House of Representatives Approves Resolution 873 Calling for the Establishment of a Consulate in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq

Today, the U.S. House of Representatives approved Resolution 873, calling for the establishment of a U.S. consulate in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq....


May 19, 2010, 07:29 ET U.S. House of Representatives Approves Resolution 873 Calling for the Establishment of a Consulate in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq

Today, the U.S. House of Representatives approved Resolution 873, calling for the establishment of a U.S. consulate in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq....


Apr 29, 2010, 11:01 ET Kurdistan Regional Government and Germany Inaugurate First Lufthansa Flights to Erbil

Iraqi and Kurdistan Region Ministers, diplomatic officials and the business community gathered on Tuesday to inaugurate Lufthansa's first flights to...


Apr 23, 2010, 12:43 ET Turkey Tops Kurdistan Region's Trade List

Trade in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq continues to grow, with Turkey topping the list as number one importer to the Region. Turkish Consul General...


Apr 14, 2010, 10:15 ET Kurdistan Regional Government Marks Yezidi New Year

The Representative of the Kurdistan Regional Government of Iraq (KRG) to the United States today released the following statement in commemoration of ...


Apr 14, 2010, 06:57 ET Kurdistan Region of Iraq Lays to Rest Victims of Saddam's Anfal Campaign

The recently recovered bodies of more than 100 children who were killed during Saddam Hussein's reign were buried Tuesday in the Kurdish town of...


Apr 12, 2010, 10:30 ET Kurdistan Regional Government Representative Attends Iraq Liberation Day Ceremony

The Kurdistan Regional Government of Iraq's Representative to the United States, Qubad Talabani addressed the ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery ...


Apr 09, 2010, 12:20 ET Kurdistan Regional Government Commemorates Iraq Liberation Day

Qubad Talabani, the Representative of the Kurdistan Regional Government of Iraq (KRG )to the United States, today released the following statement in ...


Mar 15, 2010, 02:16 ET Simon Wiesenthal Center Commemorates Kurdish Massacre Exhibit

To commemorate and honor the victims of the Kurdish massacre during Saddam Hussein's reign of terror, the Simon Wiesenthal Center Museum of Tolerance ...


Feb 16, 2010, 08:42 ET Prime Minister of Kurdistan Region of Iraq Concludes Visit to UAE

Prime Minister Dr. Barham Salih has completed a four-day visit to the United Arab Emirates, where he met Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum,...


Jan 26, 2010, 12:06 ET Statement on President Barzani's Meeting With President Obama

Masoud Barzani, President of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq was received at the Oval office by U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday, January 25, 2010. ...