Universities in the Kurdistan Region SUN, 27 JUN 2010 18:35
There are seven universities in the Kurdistan Region. The four largest are Salahaddin University in Erbil, the University of Suleimani, the University of Dohuk and Soran University. They offer studies in various subjects leading to specialised diplomas, bachelors and masters degrees, and doctorates. Two recently established universities teach exclusively in English. There are also a growing number of licensed private universities in Kurdistan.
PM Barzani: Our future depends on education and training WED, 23 MAY 2007 13:05
"Our future of promise will not happen by itself....Building the future our people desire and deserve means improving our capabilities. This can only be done through education and training, and by gaining experience. We have much to learn from others and we must not hesitate to learn from them."
Kirkuk: A constitutional issue WED, 16 MAY 2007 19:58
Many people, with or without a connection to Iraq, to Kurdistan or to Kirkuk, seem to have a ready-made opinion regarding the way to solve the Kirkuk issue. Some say let past injustice be past injustice and live with the new reality. Some compare the situation in Kirkuk with states absorbing immigrants, arguing that to demand any change in Kirkuk is immoral, unjust and against basic human rights. Others label the demands of the Kurds on Kirkuk as irredentism or an obvious process of annexation.
President Masoud Barzani: Failure to implement Article 140 could spell disaster TUE, 17 APR 2007 12:56
A conference focusing on the forces of democracy in Iraq was held in Erbil, the capital of Kurdistan, on Tuesday. At the conference, President Masoud Barzani gave a speech in which he stressed that democracy is Kurdistan’s main concern. The Kurds are renown for their tolerance, ability to co-exist with others, and acceptance of other points of view. The Kurds have always respected human rights, in particular women’s issues.
Constitution of Iraq SAT, 15 OCT 2005 17:50
Law of Administration for the State of Iraq for the Transitional Period (TAL) WED, 10 MAR 2004 17:00
The people of Iraq, striving to reclaim their freedom, which was usurped by the previous tyrannical regime, rejecting violence and coercion in all their forms, and particularly when used as instruments of governance, have determined that they shall hereafter remain a free people governed under the rule of law.