Sulaimaniyah

Sulaimaniyah

(so͞o'lāmän`ēə), town (1987 pop. 364,096), NE Iraq. The town, founded in 1789, is a trade center inhabited by Kurds and has long been a center of Kurdish nationalism. Since 1992 it has been an important town in the so-called Kurdish Autonomous Region.
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Iraqi Kurdish security forces stand guard during a protest in Sulaimaniyah, in the Kurdish autonomous region of northern Iraq, in this December 19, 2017 photo.
by Agence France-PresseA Kurdish protester throughs stone during a rally against the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) in Sulaimaniyah, Iraq on December 18, 2017.
The Council held its meeting today in the city of Sulaimaniyah, in the presence of the General Coordinator of the Movement for Change, Omar Sayed Ali, to discuss the issue of withdrawal from the government and ways to resolve the outstanding problems between Erbil and Baghdad.
The Turkish Foreign Ministry said in a statement that thirty three aid trucks carrying 3,000 tents and heaters, 10,000 beds and blankets and food have been dispatched to Iraq's city of Sulaimaniyah.
il=0) Reuters reported the epicenter was in Penjwin in Sulaimaniyah province in the Kurdistan region in Iraq, close to the main border crossing with Iran.
Mohamad El-Hout, chairman of Lebanon's Middle East Airlines, said the decision follows the order to international carriers to stop serving Irbil and Sulaimaniyah, the capital and second city of the Kurdish region, from tomorrow.
DOHA -- Qatar Airways suspends its flights to Irbil and Sulaimaniyah cities in northern Iraq in coordination with the civil aviation authorities in the fellow Arab country.
Scheduled to open in 2019, Four Points by Sheraton King Abdul Aziz Road will offer 130 keys in the Sulaimaniyah district of the city.
The ICAA said that it was suspending flights to Arbil and Sulaimaniyah on Monday and Tuesday this week to protect travelers as Russian airstrikes from the Caspian Sea to Syria pass through northern Iraqi airspace.
Speaker Yousif Muhammad's personal assistant said forces loyal to the Kurdistan Democratic Party had turned him back on the road from Sulaimaniyah to Irbil, where the regional parliament is located.
Speaker Yousif Mohammed's personal assistant said forces loyal to the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) had turned him back on the road from Sulaimaniyah to Erbil, where the regional parliament is located.
The KDP move came amid a wave of violent protests against Barzani in the opposition stronghold of Sulaimaniyah city, which Barzani's KDP accused Gorran of fomenting.