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WED, 26 FEB 2020 Kurdistan Region (GMT +3)

What is KDP?

Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) is a democratic and patriotic party who believes in human rights, Social justice and individual freedom. The party believes in the Kurdish and other nations' right to self determination and practicing this right in accordance with the international legal jurisdictions and through democratic and peaceful means. To achieve its aims, the Party benefits from the experiences of the history of the Kurdish liberation movement and Mustafa Barzani's patriotic and heroic legacy. It also benefits from the shared experiences of other nations which are relevant to circumstances in Kurdistan.

KDP was founded on 16 August 1946 under the leadership of the Kurdish legendary leader Mustafa Barzan



Selected Articles
WATCH | PM Barzani and Pope Francis Meet in Vatican


Pope Francis praised the leadership of Kurdistan for turning the region into a safe haven for refugees and IDPs regardless of their religion or ethnicity. He also commended Kurdistan Region’s battle against extremism and intolerance.

Kurds Committed to Peace: Barzani and Baydemir Discussed latest political developments across the Middle East, as well as the current situation for Kurds in the region.


Barzani and Baydemir exchanged views on the latest political developments across the Middle East, as well as the current situation for Kurds in the region.

Horrifying CCTV Footage Shows IS Militant Opening Fire at Kurdish men in Kirkuk


The attack happened overnight on Tuesday when the men, said to be Kurdish nationals, were gathering at a small shop in Chakhmakha village of Dibis district, northwest of Kirkuk province.