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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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.
The Official Spokesman for the Region said in a press statement that some of the media, quoted official of the Board in the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan's political bureau, Mullah Bakhtiar, as saying at a forum held at the University of Sulaimaniyah, that a delegation from the popular crowd came to us in the Patriotic Union, asking to allow them to participate in the war on Daash in Amerli area, and we told them to go to the President of the Kurdistan region to get his approval, and that the delegation of the popular crowd went to meet with Barzani and was able to get his approval to participate in those battles.
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.
They include Sulaimaniyah, Batha, Al-Murooj, Al-Balad, Al-Khaldiya, Almontazah and Al-Rowdah centers in Riyadh; Al-Kharj Center in the Central Region, Dammam Main, Al-Jalaweyah, Jubail, Block 91 centers and Alkhobar Alesa Mall and Thuqba center in the Eastern Region; Buraidah, Hail and Abha branches; and Yanbu and Taif.
Construction of a bridge across the Haramain Expressway linking the Jeddah train station in Sulaimaniyah District is progressing well, the sources said.
press photo Kurdish Globe ERBIL, 21 May 2015 -UNESCO and its partners celebrated today with students, parents and teachers the opening of the newly constructed Tasloja Secondary School for internally displaced persons in Sulaimaniyah.
Budget carrier flydubai, which was involved in a security incident in January when bullets hit one of its planes landing in Baghdad, has temporarily suspended flights to Erbil and Sulaimaniyah due to "expanded military activity in the north of the country".
On its website, flydubai said, "flights to Irbil and Sulaimaniyah have been temporarily suspended due to expanded military activity in the north of the country.
Larijani was welcomed by former president and Secretary General of Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) Jalal Talebani and other officials upon his arrival in Sulaimaniyah.
Department for International Development means rations, basic kitchen sets and hygiene kits can be dished out to more than 7000 people in Sulaimaniyah, Diyala and Kirkuk.