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Kurdish Yazidi MP Calls for UN Help Against Islamic State
PNA - Vian Dakhil, a Kurdish Yazidi member of the Iraqi parliament, asked the United Nation Security Council to adopt a resolution formally declaring the violence targeting her community a genocide.
Military Training Camp Opens in Erbil
PNA - An official opening ceremony was held for Benaslawa military training camp against the Islamic State of militants (IS) in Erbil.
Kurds From New Zealand Back Peshmerga Forces
PNA - The New Zealand Kurdish community is calling on the Government to send New Zealand troops to help Kurdish forces take on Islamic State (IS).
Kurdistan Government Condemns the Beheading of Three Peshmerga
PNA - Kurdistan Regional Government strongly condemns the killing of three Peshmerga hostages at the hands of ISIS terrorists
Islamic State Destroys Historical Yezidi symbol in Shingal
PNA - The Islamic State militants bombed a minaret in Shingal, the town’s most historical monument, a Peshmerga commander said.
Barzani Vows Revenge For Peshmerga Fighters Beheaded by IS
PNA - Massud Barzani, the president of Kurdistan region, vowed on Saturday to avenge three peshmerga fighters beheaded by the Islamic State jihadist group.
Ocalan Calls For Congress to End Turkey Armed Struggle
PNA - The jailed Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Ocalan has renewed a call for his fighters to end their armed struggle in Turkey.
US Vice President Biden Speaks with President Barzani
PNA - Both leaders talk about ways to combat the Islamic State militants in the region.
Masrour Barzani Rises Kurdish Concern of Shiite Militia Role in Iraq
PNA - In an interview with BBC, the Chancellor of the Kurdistan Region Security Council Masrour Barzani say the use of such militias could create a bigger problem than IS itself by exacerbating tensions with Sunni Muslims.
Kurds commemorate 27th anniversary of Halabja Chemical Attack
PNA - Memorial ceremonies held for thousands killed by chemical weapon attack in 1988.
Peshmerga Forces Free Three Villages in Kirkuk From IS Militants
PNA - Kurdish Peshmerga fighters on Monday recaptured three villages near Kirkuk from Islamic State (IS) militants, a Peshmerga commander Sarhad Qadir told Peyamner News Agency.
President Barzani: Those Who Supported IS Will be barred from liberated areas
PNA - KRG President Massoud Barzani on Sunday held a meeting of leaders of Sunni tribes based west of Mosul
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