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 explosion in the Kurdish city of Sulaimaniyah came as Human Rights Watch (HRW) criticized the autonomous Iraqi region for infringing on free speech by wrongly detaining journalists, activists and opposition figures for insulting public figures.
The group tried to put sacks over the soldiers' heads, in an apparent reference to the American treatment of 11 Turkish soldiers in the northern Iraqi city of Sulaimaniyah in 2003.
Summary: Sulaimaniyah, the second geographically biggest province, is the most crowded
The villages bombed lie around 115 kilometres (70 miles) north of Sulaimaniyah, the second biggest city in Iraq s autonomous Kurdish region.
In addition to Erbil and Sulaimaniyah, the Baghdad flights boost flydubai's presence in Iraq to three cities.
Flydubai launched services to Iraq in 2010, serving Arbil and Sulaimaniyah, providing a huge impetus to travel between the UAE and Iraq, while promoting trade ties between the two countries.
Summary: DUBAI -- The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry received a delegation of Chamber heads from the Northern Iraqi region of Kurdistan including the provinces of Erbil, Duhok and Sulaimaniyah at the Chamber premises recently.
Negotiations among all Kurdish opposition and government parties stopped last July, following the political crisis, including 17 February demonstrations in Sulaimaniyah where 9 were killed and tens wounded.
Authorities in the province of Sulaimaniyah in the autonomous Kurdish north also announced a ban on unauthorized protests Monday, after dozens of injuries and deaths during near-daily rallies in the past two months.
Near daily demonstrations in Sulaimaniyah province and the eponymous provincial capital, the region's second largest city, have been calling for an end to official corruption and the resignation of the regional government.
Under the MoU announced today, the companies will build a steel mini-mill with electric furnace in Sulaimaniyah in Northern Iraq.
A fourth American, Shaun Gabriel Maxwell, originally with the hiking party, stayed in Sulaimaniyah due to illness, Beshro Ahmed, a media adviser for the general security department in Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region, said.