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KRG and Belgium Sign a Memorandum of Understanding

BAS News - 2017-04-26 13:46
A Belgian delegation met with KRG PM in Erbil ERBIL — A Belgian delegation led by Deputy PM Jan Gambon arrived in Kurdistan Region late on Monday and met with the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) senior officials including PM Nechirvan Barzani and his ...

A KDP-S Leader's House Comes Under Attack in Rojava

BAS News - 2017-04-26 12:18
ERBIL — A group of armed men in Rojava (the Kurdish region in Syria) raided the house of a leader of Kurdistan Democratic Party of Syria (KDP-S) in Afrin city on Tuesday evening. Abdulrahman Apo, a leader of KDP-S, said in a statement that four ablazing ...

Masrour Barzani: Turkish Bombing Raids on Mount Sinjar "a Surprise"

BAS News - 2017-04-26 10:37
ERBIL — Chancellor of the Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) Masrour Barzani said the Turkish bombing raids on Mount Sinjar were unexpected as the Turkish military had never bombed the area before. “It [Turkish attack on Mount Sinjar] was a surpris ...

Scores of Mosul's Besieged Residents Die of Starvation

BAS News - 2017-04-25 21:53
ERBIL- Due to lack of food, tens of residents of Mosul have died of hunger and many more are threatened by starvation in the battle zone of the right bank of Mosul, warned the head of human rights committee at the Iraqi House of Representatives. Addressi ...

KRG Envoy Seeks Poland Support for Kurdistan Independence

BAS News - 2017-04-25 21:53
SPFOA — Ziyad Raoof, the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) representative to Poland met with the Deputy Marshal of the Polish Parliament, Stanislaw Tyszka and the Leader of Kukiz 15' Pawel Kukiz on Monday, discussing Warsaw’s support for Erbil and an i ...

Barzani to Help Resumption of Kurdish Peace Talks in Turkey

BAS News - 2017-04-25 20:59
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani and Kurdish politician Leyla Zana are said to be renewing efforts to resume the peace talks in Turkey in hopes of finding a solution to the case of Kurds in the country. According to the information obtai ...

Kurdistan and Kirkuk May hold Referendum Concurrently

BAS News - 2017-04-25 20:59
MP says Baghdad should recognize Kirkuk council's voting for running the survey ERBIL— The struggle for running the independence referendum of Kurdistan Region from Baghdad is stepping up and there are reports that parallel with Kurdistan, survey will al ...

IS Kills Scores of Jovial Women and Children in Mosul

BAS News - 2017-04-25 20:59
The militants deceived the cheerful victims ERBIL— A big number of women and children in Mosul's Old City were shot dead by the Islamic State (IS) militants on Monday, according to Iraqi War Media Cell. The source reported that the victims were deceived ...

KDP Condemns Turkey's Deadly Strike against Peshmerga

BAS News - 2017-04-25 18:46
Apart from war and trouble, PKK is of no use to Sinjar, it says ERBIL— The politburo of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) on Thursday strongly denounced the airstrikes by the Turkish jets in Sinjar, which left five members of Peshmerga forces dead and cau ...

Award-Winning Movie "My Sweet Pepper Land" to Be Screened in Erbil

BAS News - 2017-04-25 18:46
French Institute showcases the Kurdish movie ERBIL— Kurdish-French famous director, Huner Saleem's movie "My Sweet Pepper Land" will be screened by the French Institute in Erbil, according to an invitation letter issued by the institute. French Institute ...

Turkish Airstikes on Sinjar Kill 5 Peshmerga, Wound 9: Peshmerga Ministry

BAS News - 2017-04-25 18:19
ERBIL — Turkish airstrikes which targeted the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) positions in Sinjar and resulted in the deaths of five Peshmerga fighters, wounding nine more are “unacceptable,” said the General Command of the Peshmerga forces in their lates ...

Canadian Poet’s Book About Kurds Nominated for JM Abraham Award

BAS News - 2017-04-25 16:45
ERBIL — Canadian poet Patrick Woodcock’s collection of poems titled You Can’t Bury Them All has been nominated for a JM Abraham Poetry Award. You Can’t Bury Them All, published in 2016, is Woodcock's ninth book. In it he explores the subject of human iso ...

PKK Should Withdraw from Sinjar: Peshmerga Ministry's Official

BAS News - 2017-04-25 11:54
We don't want Sinjar to be part of regional conflicts, a Peshmerga Ministry's official says ERBIL — An official from the Kurdistan Region's Peshmerga Ministry stated that a number of Peshmerga troops were killed and a Peshmerga base was burned by the Tur ...

Masrour Barzani: No Need to Overbid Kurdistan Parliament's Reactivation

BAS News - 2017-04-25 09:02
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC), Masrour Barzani, has made it clear that Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) is more determined than any other political faction to reactivate the parliament, and that the issue should not be us ...

Fourth Day in a Raw, Turkish Jets Bombard KRG Borders

BAS News - 2017-04-24 23:32
ERBIL — Turkish fighter jets for the fourth consecutive day continued an aerial campaign against Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) positions along KRG-Turkey borders. The airstrikes were carried out in Duhok province’s Kani Masi area, local officials stated. ...

Alawi Dominance Pushed PKK into Shi'ite-Iranian Front: Report

BAS News - 2017-04-24 19:56
Decisions in the PKK are made on the basis of religion ERBIL— A select group of Alawis ( a branch of Islam) has the upper hand in the decision making process of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), leaning the party into the Shi'ite-Iranian front, said an ...

SDF Break IS Line, Enter Tabqa

BAS News - 2017-04-24 19:56
Neighborhood in the city’s south is already under control ERBIL — The Kurdish-majority Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) entered the Islamic State (IS)-held town of Tabqa near Raqqa, on Monday. The SDF are now in control of several positions in southern par ...

IS Militants Capture Parts of Highway Between Rutba and Jordan

BAS News - 2017-04-24 17:34
ERBIL — Islamic State (IS) militants took control over part of the highway between Iraq and neighboring Jordan, an Iraqi Federal police officer said on Monday. Police Captain Ahmed al-Duleimi said on Monday that IS militants have overrun part of the high ...

No Change in IS Presence in Qara Tapa after Three Years: Official

BAS News - 2017-04-24 17:34
ERBIL— The number of Islamic State (IS) jihadists in the town of Qara Tapa (Diyala province) has increased to the same level it was once when the militants entered the area for the first time in 2014, said the Peshmerga commander in Qara Tapa. Speaking t ...

Majority of Iraqis Trust Abadi to Run Office for Second Term: Survey

BAS News - 2017-04-24 17:05
ERBIL— Most of the residents of the southern and central Iraqi provinces believe that the Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi is qualified to run for another term, according to the results of a survey. The survey, conducted by the Shorouq Media Foundati ...

Jordan Offers 15 Tons of Medicine to IDPs in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2017-04-24 15:56
ERBIL— Kurdistan Region is to receive 15 tons of medical aid from Jordan on Monday, according to a statement by the Kurdistan Regional Government's (KRG) Foreign Relations Department. The medicine and medical supplies will be delivered to Erbil Internati ...

In Pictures: Christians in Kurdistan Region Celebrate St. George's Day

BAS News - 2017-04-24 15:15
ERBIL — Christians in Soran’s Barzan district, located in northeast Erbil province, are celebrating Saint George's Day on Monday. On April 24th, Christians in the village of Bidyal in the Barzan district of the city of Soran and in several other areas ac ...

KRG Labels Qalladze Eternal Fortress Against Invaders

BAS News - 2017-04-24 15:15
Baghdad should compensate the victims, KRG says ERBIL— Before it was bombed decades ago, Qalladze used to be the academic and intellectual hub of the Kurdistan Region. It will remain Kurdistan's eternal fortress against all the intruding colonizers, acco ...

As war wrecks ancient Iraq, Erbil works to rebuild citadel

Reuters - 2017-04-24 13:26
ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - High on a rocky outcrop, just 50 miles from the fighting that is wrecking historic sites across Iraq, workers are busy laying out floor tiles, determined to save at least one ancient structure amidst the turmoil. ...

Kurds Commemorate 43rd Anniversary of Qalladze Bombardment

BAS News - 2017-04-24 12:56
Over 350 people died in the attack launched by the former Iraqi government ERBIL — April 24, 2017 marks the 43rd anniversary of the Qalladze bombardment by the former Iraqi government which resulted in the deaths of over 450 people and injuries for many ...

IS Claims Killing 25 Iraqi Soldiers in Hamam Alil, South of Mosul

BAS News - 2017-04-24 12:04
ERBIL – Islamic State (IS) militants known as Inghimasi and tasked with conducting hit-and-run operations targeted a number Iraqi military bases in Mosul. The insurgent group's website, Amaq Agency, claimed the suicide attacks against Iraqi troops near t ...

Kerkük Valisi Kerim: Bağdat değil Erbil'den maddi destek alıyoruz

ZERnews - 2017-04-24 09:23
Kerkük Valisi Necmeddin Kerim, kente Bağdat Yönetimi'nden hiçbir ödenek gelmediğini ve sadece Kürdistan Bölgesi Yönetimi'nden yardım aldıklarını söyledi. Kerkük Valisi Necmeddin Kerim, kent merkezinde yapımı tamamlanan bir ilkokulun açılışında yaptığı kon ...

Iraq Remains a Threat to the World as Long as It's United: MP

BAS News - 2017-04-23 23:02
ERBIL — As long as Iraq remains united it continues to become a threat to the security of the world, said a Kurdish MP on Sunday. Dilshad Shaaban, a member of the Kurdistan Region parliament told Al Sumaria TV Iraq remains a threat to the security of the ...

Gunmen Attack Kurdish Policeman's House in Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2017-04-23 22:04
The grenade attack did not cause any casualties ERBIL— Two motorcyclists threw a grenade at the house of a Kurdish policeman in Tuz Khurmatu, Salahaddin province, on Sunday evening. No one was hurt in the attack, said Mohammed Fayeq, a spokesperson for T ...

Yezidi Girl Freed from IS Grip

BAS News - 2017-04-23 21:43
ERBIL— An abducted Yezidi girl from the Solagh district of Mosul was freed on Sunday, according to Baba Sheikh's (the head of the Yezidi Spiritual Council) son. On his Facebook account, Hadi Baba Sheikh announced that Husena Hussein Shamo has been freed ...

At Least 12 Kolbars Died on Duty in One Month

BAS News - 2017-04-23 21:17
Four were shot dead by Iranian guards ERBIL— According to reported cases, at least 12 kolbars (porters who carry goods on their backs) lost their lives while conducting their business, said a human rights organization. Hengaw, and organization which moni ...

Two Civilians Killed in Sinjar Blast

BAS News - 2017-04-23 18:14
One more was wounded ERBIL— An improvised explosive device (IED) planted by the Islamic State (IS) militants in Sinjar, Nineveh province, detonated on Sunday, claiming the lives of two civilians. Speaking to BasNews, Khalil Shvan, media secretary of Pesh ...

KDP and PUK Discuss Formation of Joint Committee for Referendum

BAS News - 2017-04-23 17:51
The politburos of both parties met today ERBIL — The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) politburos met to discuss a range of pressing issues, particularly the referendum on Kurdistan’s independence. Today’s meetin ...

IS Chief of Euphrates Area Injured in Coalition Airstrike: KRSC

BAS News - 2017-04-23 15:16
ERBIL — Islamic State’s (IS) Chief of the Euphrates area was “seriously injured” as a result of a US-led coalition airstrike carried out on April 22nd, according to the Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC). “Hassan Saoud Khalil Khalifa Al-Jabouri, al ...

Erbil Funds Kirkuk as Baghdad Fails: Governor

BAS News - 2017-04-23 15:16
KIRKUK — Kirkuk has been deprived of its financial rights by Baghdad, but the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) continues to send funds to the multi-ethnic province, said Kirkuk’s Governor, Najmaddin Karim. The oil-rich province of Kirkuk, located in n ...

Turkish Airstrikes Against PKK Stretch from Amedi to Qandil

BAS News - 2017-04-23 15:16
ERBIL — Turkish fighter jets launched multiple airstrikes allegedly targeting the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) positions in Kurdistan Region’s Qandil mountainous areas on Sunday afternoon. Locals confirmed to BasNews that warplanes dropped bombs near t ...

Germany Received List of Weaponry for Peshmerga: Official

BAS News - 2017-04-23 12:17
ERBIL — Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG)’s Peshmerga Ministry has provided the German government with a list of required military equipment for the Kurdish forces, said an official. The list includes various types of equipment, including anti-tank wea ...

PDK ve YNK, Barzani başkanlığında toplandı

BAS News - 2017-04-23 11:29
BasNews - YNK ve PDK Politbüroları, Kürdistan Bölgesi Başkanı Mesud Barzani başkanlığında toplandı. PDK ile YNK Politbüroları, Erbil’in Pîrmam ilçesinde Kürdistan Bölgesi Başkanı Mesud Barzani başkanlığında bu sabah toplandı. Toplantıda Kürdistan Bölgesi ...

SDF Kills 30 IS Militants North of Raqqa, Makes Territorial Gains

BAS News - 2017-04-23 10:46
ERBIL — At least 30 militants of the Islamic State (IS) were killed during military confrontations with the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) who are closing in on IS’s proclaimed capital, Raqqa, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) Confirmed. Acc ...

KDP, PUK to Meet on Independence Referendum

BAS News - 2017-04-23 10:04
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) are scheduled to meet today and discuss a range of issues including an imminent referendum on independence. According to the information obtained by BasNews, the two majo ...

Iran Executes Two Kurdish Citizens

BAS News - 2017-04-23 10:04
ERBIL — The judicial authorities of the Islamic Republic of Iran in the past few days have executed two Kurdish citizens from Lorestan province, west of the country. Mehdi Mirzayi, 29, was hanged on Saturday in Khorramabad, Hangaw website, which observes ...

Head of IS Education in Tel Afar Killed: Kurdistan CTD

BAS News - 2017-04-23 01:21
ERBIL — US-led coalition warplanes on Saturday killed an Islamic State (IS) leader who was responsible for the group’s educational body, Kurdistan Region’s Directorate of Counter-Terrorism (CTD) said. “On 22nd April, terrorist Ali Raza Mahmoud, head of t ...

Turkey Releases Two Pro-Kurdish Lawmakers in Diyarbakir

BAS News - 2017-04-22 22:16
ERBIL — A Turkish court in southeastern province of Diyarbakir on Friday released the pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party's (HDP) lawmakers Nursel Aydoğan and Meral Danis Bestas, local media reported. The two, alongside several other pro-Kurdish MPs, w ...

Başkan Barzani'ye Sadr'dan 2 proje!

ZERnews - 2017-04-22 21:49
Şii Sadr Hareketi'nin lideri Mukteda Sadr’ın iki projesinin Başkan Mesud Barzani'ye sunulduğu bildirildi. Başkan Mesud Barzani bugün Erbil'e gelen Ahmed Sadr'ın başkanlığındaki Şii heyeti Pirmam ilçesindeki Başkanlık Ofisi'nde kabul etti. Başkanlıktan yap ...

Over 150 Medical Staff Penalized in Kurdistan over Malpractice

BAS News - 2017-04-22 20:50
Only 75 cases of malpractice were referred to courts ERBIL— In the course of four years, 152 medical staff have been punished for medical malpractice and negligence, said spokesperson for Kurdistan Region Ministry of Health. In an exclusive statement to ...

Iraqi President's Guards Still Missing

BAS News - 2017-04-22 20:29
ERBIL— There is no information on whereabouts of three guards of Iraqi President Fuad Ma'sum who went missing almost one year ago. Abdullah Alyawayi, an advisor for the Iraqi president, told BasNews on Saturday that it's not clear which party, Islamic St ...

Iraq to Build 3 Gas Processing Plants, Increase Power Generation

BAS News - 2017-04-22 19:28
ERBIL — Three new natural gas processing plants are planned to be built in Iraq in order to increase power generation and the country’s income from exports, said Iraq’s Oil Minister Jabar al-Luaibi. Currently, some of the gas produced along with crude oi ...

IS Governor of Euphrates Arrested

BAS News - 2017-04-22 19:28
He was apprehended during a US operation ERBIL— US forces conducted an airborne operation in Albukamal town of Syria in which the Islamic State (IS) governor of Euphrates was arrested, Turkish Anadolu news agency reported on Sunday. According to the repo ...

Kurdistan Civilians Wounded in Turkish Airstrikes

BAS News - 2017-04-22 18:44
Two PKK Vehicles Burnt in the offensive ERBIL— Turkish warplanes bombed the hideouts and bases of the dissident Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) in Qandil Mountain, wounding several people. Eyewitnesses reported to BasNews that the offensive near the town ...

Amerika, Kürt gazetecilere teşekkür etti

BAS News - 2017-04-22 18:28
BasNews- İlk Kürt gazetesinin yayın hayatına başlamasının 119. yıl dönümünde, Amerika’nın Erbil Başkonsolosluğu bir mesaj yayınlayarak, Kürt gazetecilere teşekkür etti. Aynı zamanda Kürt Gazeteciler Günü olarak ta kutlanan bu önemli günde kutlama mesajı ...

IS Moving Capital from Raqqa to Deir ez Zor: Report

BAS News - 2017-04-22 17:54
It's closer to Iraqi borders ERBIL— The extremist Islamic State (IS) organization is moving the capital city of its self-proclaimed caliphate form Raqqa in Syria to the nearby Deir ez Zor province, close to Iraqi borders, according to a report by Sky New ...

Sadr Senior Deputation Meets President Barzani

BAS News - 2017-04-22 17:54
The parties discussed future prospects for Iraq ERBIL— Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani on Saturday received a senior delegation from the Shi'ite Sadr Movement, led by Sayyed Ahmed Sadr, according to Kurdistan Presidency's official website. Barz ...

Traffic Accidents Kill over 800 in Kurdistan Region Each Year

BAS News - 2017-04-22 14:59
On average 3 people die a day ERBIL — Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Ministry of Health revealed the annual road fatalities in Kurdistan Region which approximately is 850 deaths. Khalis Qader, head of the ministry's media department, told BasNews th ...

Iraq Summons Turkish Envoy Over Erdogan's Remarks on Hashd Al-Shaabi

BAS News - 2017-04-21 19:18
ERBIL — Iraqi Foreign Minister summoned the Turkish ambassador to Baghdad after an interview in which the President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan used the word "terrorist" to describe an Iraqi parliamentary organisation. The Spokesperson for the Foreign ...

Kurdish Dance Group Wins Honorary Diploma in Armenia

BAS News - 2017-04-21 14:11
ERBIL— Chiya Dance Group, from the Iranian Kurdistan, won the honorary diploma from the International Dance and Music Festival in Armenia. Kurdpa news agency reported on Thursday that the group from Saqqz, of Kurdistan province, won the award through per ...

Official Refutes Yezidi Girl's Liberation by Iraqi Forces

BAS News - 2017-04-21 13:30
He says it took nine days for his office to free the little girl ERBIL— The reports which claim the Iraqi police has freed a Yezidi girl under the Islamic State (IS) control in Mosul are baseless, said the chief for the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG ...

Raqqa Operation to Launch in Summer: John Dorrian

BAS News - 2017-04-21 12:39
He says US still regards PKK a "terrorist" entity ERBIL- The major operation to liberate Raqqa from the Islamic State (IS) grip will launch in summer 2017, said the spokesperson for the international coalition against IS. During an interview with Kurdist ...

Hashd Forces Accuse Turkey's Erdogan of Interfering in Iraqi Affairs

BAS News - 2017-04-21 09:47
Spokesperson says 70% of Iraqi MPs recognized the Shi'ite forces as legal ERBIL— Turkish President Recep Teyyip Erdogan is interfering in the internal affairs of the Shi'ite Hashd al-Shaabi forces, spokesperson for the forces said. During an interview wi ...

Turkmen MP Blames Baghdad for Recurrent Assaults on Kirkuk

BAS News - 2017-04-21 09:47
ERBIL— As long as the Iraqi government delays the operation to free the town of Hawija, south of Kirkuk, the daily missile attacks on Kirkuk and its surrounding will continue, said a Turkmen MP. Hasan Toran pointed the finger at the Iraqi government for ...

Hashd al-Shaabi Opens Tens of Offices in Mosul

BAS News - 2017-04-21 00:13
ERBIL — As part of the Mosul operation, the Iraqi Shi’ite militias of Hashd al-Shaabi have entered the predominantly-Sunni city in north of Iraq and opened dozens of offices which locals consider as a threat. According to the information BasNews has obta ...

In Army Uniforms Shi'ite Forces Establish Their Offices in Mosul

BAS News - 2017-04-20 19:58
Military expert says Hashd militias enforce Iran's agenda for Shi'ite Crescent ERBIL— In the liberated areas of the mainly Sunni city of Mosul, the extremist groups of the Shi'ite Popular Mobilization Forces have opened a number of offices which a milita ...

Iraq to Summon Turkish Ambassador over Erdogan's Comments Against Hashd

BAS News - 2017-04-20 19:38
ERBIL— Iraqi Foreign Ministry will summon Turkish ambassador to Baghdad to hand over a letter of protest against the recent remarks by Turkish President Recep Teyyip Erdogan against the Shi'ite Popular Mobilization or Hashd al-Shaabi Forces. The letter i ...

Army Launches Operation to Free West of Anbar

BAS News - 2017-04-20 19:38
ERBIL— Iraqi army announced that it launched on Thursday a new operation to liberate the areas controlled by the Islamic State (IS) west of Anbar province. Jazira Operations Command issued a statement on Thursday saying the army, security forces, fighter ...

Hashd MPs Will Not Be Stripped off Parliament Membership: Spokesperson

BAS News - 2017-04-20 18:49
Parliament may vote on MP's absence due to Hashd service ERBIL— Iraqi lawmakers who instead of the Iraqi House of Representatives serve at the ranks of the Shi'ite Popular Mobilization Forces (better known as Hashd forces) will not be deprived from their ...

Kurdistan Security Council Announces Death of Two IS Chiefs

BAS News - 2017-04-20 18:21
They were killed by airstrikes in Iraq and Syria ERBIL— The Counter-Terrorism of the Kurdistan Region's Security Council confirmed in a statement on Thursday that two Islamic State (IS) chiefs were killed in the airstrikes conducted by coalition forces. ...

IS Chemical Weapons Chief Killed by Iraqi Artillery Fire

BAS News - 2017-04-20 18:21
Four more IS chiefs were killed in Western Mosul ERBIL— Five chiefs of the Islamic State (IS) organization have been killed west of Mosul, an Iraqi Federal Police commander confirmed on Thursday. Federal Police forces shelled a headquarter of the organiz ...

Barzani: We Employ a Peaceful Way to Gain Independence

BAS News - 2017-04-20 15:33
Those who criticize the referendum on Kurdistan independence have misapprehended it ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani said they continue the project of referendum on independence, stating that the criticism levelled at the project resulte ...

German FM Sigmar Gabriel Arrives in Bashiq, Northeast Mosul

BAS News - 2017-04-20 15:06
BASHIQ — Following his meeting with Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani in Erbil on Thursday, Sigmar Gabriel, the German vice-chancellor and foreign minister, arrived in Bashiq town, 12 km north-east of Mosul. The German foreign minister is expecte ...

President Barzani and German Foreign Minister Meet in Erbil

Waar Media - 2017-04-20 14:33
WAAR-DUHOK: Sigmar Gabriel, the German vice-chancellor and foreign minister, arrived in Erbil late Wednesday after he concluded his visit to Baghdad. The German foreign minister is currently meeting with Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani. The key ...

PYD Hands Over Assad's Opponents to Damascus

BAS News - 2017-04-20 12:03
Officials who have renounced Assad are handed to Damascus by PYD ERBIL — The Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD), the ruling party in Rojava (Syrian Kurdistan) handed over a Syrian former police officer to the Syrian regime after he had abandoned the go ...

Barzani-Gabriel görüşmesi başladı

BAS News - 2017-04-20 10:40
BasNews - Kürdistan Bölgesi Başkanı Mesud Barzani, Almanya Dışişleri Bakanı Sigmar Gabriel’i makamında kabul etti. Görüşme basına kapalı devam ediyor. Dün akşam saatlerinde Erbil Uluslararası Havalanı’na ulaşan Almanya Dışişleri Bakanı Sigmar Gabriel’i K ...

Barzani and German Foreign Minister Meet in Erbil

BAS News - 2017-04-20 10:19
ERBIL — Sigmar Gabriel, the German vice-chancellor and foreign minister, arrived in Erbil late Wednesday after he concluded his visit to Baghdad. The German foreign minister is currently meeting with Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani. The key top ...
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