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Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq ( – The KRG Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) categorically rejects as false claims by the Black Diamond Company that it has signed a deal to purchase crude oil from the Taq Taq oil field to supply a “new” refinery operated by a private Kurdish group, Rezhwan Company. Neither Black Diamond […]

Washington, D.C. ( – On 10 April 2014, Sen. John McCain [R-AZ] introduced to the U.S. Senate S.2255 – a bill to remove the Kurdistan Democratic Party and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan from treatment as terrorist organizations and for other purposes. Co-sponsored by Sen. Robert Menendez [D-NJ], the bill was read twice and referred […]

H.Res. 422 was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives 19 November 2013.  It calls on the U.S. Government to recognize the campaign of genocide launched against the Kurdish people in Iraq and reaffirms the commitment of the House of Representatives to the friendship between the United States and the Kurdish people in Iraq. Please […]

Twenty six years ago, the government of Saddam Hussein committed one of modern history’s most horrific crimes.  On 16 and 17 March 1988, Iraqi government airplanes, under the command of Saddam Hussein, dropped chemical weapons on the town of Halabja. Approximately 5,000 civilians, including women and children, were killed.  The horrific tragedy of Halabja was part of […]

Dear Respected Kurdish Community Member,  You are cordially invited to attend a town hall meeting on April 12, 2014 regarding the upcoming elections in Iraq. Zebar Saeed, the Head of USA – Iraqi Elections Office, will be in attendance to deliver information and answer any questions you may have.  The meeting will take place from […]

Washington, D.C. ( – The Kurdistan Regional Government Representation in the United States invited hundreds of friends and neighbors to join in celebrating Newroz, the Kurdish New Year, a time symbolic of renewal and hope. Government and think tank personnel, diplomats, dignitaries, media, and the local community joined the KRG staff and Kurdish community for […]

Washington DC, USA ( – Minister Falah Mustafa, the Head of the Kurdistan Regional Government’s Department of Foreign Relations, joined representatives of 12 other countries to celebrate the United Nations annual International Day of Newroz, which marks the beginning of the Kurdish New Year and spring equinox. The Iraqi Ambassador Mohamed Ali Alhakim, who is […]

Washington DC, USA ( —Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Minister Falah Mustafa, Head of the Department of Foreign Relations, highlighted the opportunities and challenges facing Kurdistan Region and Iraq in meetings with key members of Congress in a week-long visit to Washington DC. The minister met with over a dozen members of the House of Representatives […]

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