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Barzani Meets with Ambassadors in Erbil
BAS News - 2017-03-23 00:46
ERBIL — On the occasion of the Kurdish New Year, Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani received foreign envoys in Erbil to celebrate Nawroz together. Ambassadors and diplomatic representatives of 35 countries were present at the gathering. Briefing t ...

Abadi Congratulates Barzani on Nawroz
BAS News - 2017-03-20 21:04
ERBIL — Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has congratulated Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani and the people of Kurdistan Region who celebrate the Kurdish New Year known as Nawroz. In an official letter, Abadi wished the Kurdish New Year bring ...

Barzani: Kurdish Nation Should gets their Sovereignty
Waar Media - 2017-03-20 18:57
WAAR-DUHOK: In a Nawroz message on the eve of the Kurdish New Year on Monday Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani said that Nawroz is for the Kurds the symbol of the demise of the enemy and start of a new life. Barzani said that the month of March w ...

Kurdistan president receives Nawroz’ congratulation letter from Iraqi PM
Waar Media - 2017-03-20 14:31
WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdistan President Masoud Barzani received a letter from Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on the occasion of the commencement of the Nawroz holiday, wishing the holiday brings joy, happiness, stability, and good health. The prime ministe ...

Barzani: Sacrifices of Kurdistan People Should Result in Sovereignty
BAS News - 2017-03-20 13:02
Barzani released a statement on Nawroz occasion ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani released a statement on Monday on the Kurdish new year [Nawroz] occasion in which he asks the people of Kurdistan Region to have hopes that their perseveran ...

Iraqi Kurdistan News in brief – March 12, 2017
E-Kurd - 2017-03-20 00:15
More KDP troops deployed to Kirkuk by Masoud Barzani Kirkuk: More Kurdish troops loyal to the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and equipped with heavy weapons were deployed to the city of Kirkuk and Makhmour, following a visit by Masoud Barzani and KDP o ...

British Foreign Secretary Congratulates Barzani on Nawroz
BAS News - 2017-03-19 14:23
He looks forward to strengthening relations between the UK and Erbil ERBIL — The British Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson, on Sunday wrote a letter to the Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani to congratulate him and the people of the Kurdistan Regio ...

Barzani: Sinjar Can't be Rebuilt with Unofficial Forces Present
BAS News - 2017-03-17 13:53
ERBIL — The predominantly Yezidi town of Sinjar cannot be reconstructed as long as unofficial armed forces maintain their presence in the area, said Kurdistan Reign President Masoud Barzani. Kurdistan24 reported that the Kurdish President on Friday met w ...

Barzani: Independence Best Tribute to Halabja
BAS News - 2017-03-16 20:07
ERBIL — The best tribute to the victims of Halacha chemical attack will be the declaration if Kurdistan Independence, said Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani. On the 29th anniversary of the attack, Barzani saluted the martyrs and all those affecte ...

Barzani and McGurk Review Mosul Campaign
BAS News - 2017-03-13 14:49
A US delegation headed by Brett McGurk met with Barzani ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani and Brett McGurk, the US Special Presidential Envoy to the Global Coalition to Counter the Islamic State (IS) discussed bilateral ties and the anti- ...

President Barzani Meets US Special Envoy
Waar Media - 2017-03-13 14:43
WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdistan Regional President, Masoud Barzani met with Brett McGurk, the special presidential envoy to the anti-ISIS coalition on Monday. Joining McGurk were Douglas Silliman, the US Ambassador to Iraq, and Lieutenant General Stephen Townsend, ...

Barzani and UN Secretary-General Envoy to Iraq Discuss Post-IS Mosul
BAS News - 2017-03-13 14:22
Jan Kubiš congratulated Kurdistan Region and Peshmerga on Newroz occasion ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani received on Monday the Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations in Iraq, Jan Kubiš and his accompanyi ...

Troops loyal to KDP deployed to Kirkuk by Masoud Barzani
NRT - 2017-03-12 10:34

President Barzani on Future with Iraq: Partnership in Iraq Failed
Waar Media - 2017-03-11 22:04
WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani received a delegation from Al-Rafidain Center for Dialogue on Saturday in Erbil. The delegation, consisting of a number of Iraqi politicians and activists, discussed a range of pressing issues with Ba ...

Partnership in Iraq Failed: Barzani
BAS News - 2017-03-11 19:23
ERBIL — The new Iraq was established on the basis of Kurdish-Arab partnership and preservation of all components’ rights, but it proved a threatening culture by marginalizing Kurds, said Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani. The share of Kurds from ...

Barzani Visits Peshmerga Forces in Kirkuk
BAS News - 2017-03-11 18:08
KIRKUK — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani visited Peshmerga positions in Kirkuk on Saturday. Barzani, who is also the Commander-in-Chief of the Kurdish armed forces, paid a visit to the frontlines of the Peshmerga forces to closely inspect the s ...

Rafidain Center for Dialogue Discusses Future of Iraq with Barzani
BAS News - 2017-03-11 14:14
A delegation from Al-Rafidain Center for Dialogue visited Barzani today ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani received a delegation from Al-Rafidain Center for Dialogue on Saturday in Erbil. The delegation, consisting of a number of Iraqi pol ...

Kurds in Turkey Ask for Barzani’s Role in Keeping Kurds United
BAS News - 2017-03-08 16:48
Barzani received a delegation from Turkey’s Kurdistan ERBIL — One of the oldest political parties in the mainly-Kurdish areas of southeastern Turkey has requested Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani to help Kurds in Turkey stay united in the face o ...

Barzani High Values Role of Kurdish Women at 8 March
Waar Media - 2017-03-08 15:57
WAAR-DUHOK: On the occasion of International Women’s Day, Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani praises the sacrifices made by Kurdish women throughout history. Barzani specifically congratulated the International Women’s Day to the mothers, wives an ...

Marking March 8, Barzani Values Role of Kurdish Women
BAS News - 2017-03-08 01:30
ERBIL — On the occasion of International Women’s Day, Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani praises the sacrifices made by Kurdish women throughout history. Barzani specifically congratulated the International Women’s Day to the mothers, wives and da ...

Barzani and Abadi Satisfied with Coordination in Battle on IS
BAS News - 2017-03-07 20:46
A plan of reconciliation and rebuilding for Mosul is as important as the military operation, Barzani says ERBIL — In a meeting on Tuesday in Erbil, Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani and Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi reviewed the latest de ...

Iraqi PM Abadi Arrives in Erbil
BAS News - 2017-03-07 14:15
He is set to meet with Barzani ERBIL — Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi arrived in Erbil on Tuesday afternoon and is set to meet with Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani. Abadi's visit to Erbil follows his tour to Mosul to inspect the latest mi ...

Barzani and Iraqi PM Abadi to Meet in Erbil
BAS News - 2017-03-07 12:53
The two leaders are set to meet later today ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani is expected to meet with the Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Tuesday. Following the conclusion of his visit to Mosul, PM Abadi is scheduled to meet Barz ...

US President Stresses Partnership with Kurdistan Region
BAS News - 2017-03-06 17:14
Donald Trump sent a letter to Barzani ERBIL — The United States President Donald Trump has stressed on the partnership and cooperation with the Kurdistan Region in his letter to the Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani, said Kurdistan Region Preside ...

Barzani and Saudi Advisor to Royal Court Discuss IDPs
BAS News - 2017-03-06 14:50
King Salman Humanitarian Aid & Relief is ready to assist the Iraqi IDPs ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani received in Erbil on Monday Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al-Rabiah, the Saudi Advisor to the Royal Court and supervisor-general of the Kin ...

Barzani: Iraq has Ended, Kurds will Have their own State
Waar Media - 2017-03-06 12:47
WAAR-DUHOK: Iraq is going to end up as Czechoslovakia and Kurds are ready to govern themselves within a sovereign state of their own, said Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani. During an interview with the Italian La Stampa paper, Barzani discussed ...

Masoud Barzani: Independent Kurdistan is loyal response to Peshmerga sacrifices
Rûdaw - 2017-03-06 06:55
“too many massacres have occurred, leaving no room for reconciliation,” ...

Barzani: Iraq has Ended, Kurds will Have a State
BAS News - 2017-03-05 21:05
ERBIL — Iraq is going to end up as Czechoslovakia and Kurds are ready to govern themselves within a sovereign state of their own, said Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani. During an interview with the Italian La Stampa paper, Barzani discussed the ...

Barzani orders Peshmerga Ministry to seek stabilisation in Shingal
Waar Media - 2017-03-04 17:17
WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani is concerned about the recent incidents that took place in Shingal (southern Kurdistan Region) and has instructed the Ministry of Peshmerga to stabilize the situation, said the spokesperson for the Ku ...

Barzani Directs Peshmerga Ministry to Stabilize Situation in Sinjar
BAS News - 2017-03-04 15:14
KRP spokesperson says Barzani is deeply saddened by the recent incidents in Sinjar ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani is concerned about the recent incidents that took place in Sinjar and has instructed the Ministry of Peshmerga to stabili ...

Iraqi Kurdistan News in brief – February 25, 2017
E-Kurd - 2017-03-04 10:55
Massoud Barzani says release of HDP officials “in the interest of peace in Turkey” Somewhere in Europe: There is a need for the release of politicians and other opposition officials detained in Turkey in the “interest of peace” in the country, Masoud Bar ...

Kurdistan’s Barzani says parliament, presidential elections to be held in September
E-Kurd - 2017-03-04 10:55
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Masoud Barzani said the Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament and presidential elections will be held in September this year. “There will be two elections in September: parliament and presidential,” Barzani said during an int ...

Iraqi Kurdistan News in brief – March 3, 2017
E-Kurd - 2017-03-04 10:55
Senior Massoud Barzani advisor says PKK must leave Sinjar Erbil: The Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) must withdraw from Sinjar if they do not seek trouble in the area, a senior advisor to Masoud Barzani said on Friday. Hemin Hawrami, a senior advisor and ...

Barzani Meets New KSA Consul General in Erbil
BAS News - 2017-03-02 15:45
Barzani assured him of KRG's support in his mission ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani welcomed the newly appointed Saudi Arabian Consul General in Erbil on Thursday. Faisal bin Mansour al-Otaibi, the new Saudi Consul General in Erbil, vis ...

Barzani Meets with Russian Foreign Ministry Delegation
BAS News - 2017-03-01 14:20
Russian delegation praised the role of Peshmerga in meeting with Barzani ERBIL — During a meeting with a senior Russian delegation, Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani stated Erbil's willingness to strengthen ties with Moscow and hoped that Kurdist ...

MHP Leader Criticizes Turkey for Flying Kurdistan Flag
BAS News - 2017-02-28 20:44
LEEDS — The leader of the Turkish Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) Devlet Bahceli criticized flying the Kurdish flags during the visit of the President of the Kurdistan Region Masoud Barzani to Istanbul on Sunday. According to Hurriyet Daily News, MHP le ...

Top Kurdish Delegation to Be Formed for Talks with Baghdad
BAS News - 2017-02-28 14:21
Barzani will convene a meeting of the Kurdistan Region factions ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani will convene the Kurdish political parties to compose a joint Kurdish delegation for talks with Baghdad over a range of issues including ind ...

Barzani’s Meeting with Turkish PM in Pictures
BAS News - 2017-02-27 18:08
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani on Monday ended his diplomatic trip after meeting with the Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım. Prior to his last meeting, Barzani had discussions with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, exc ...

Barzani Meets with Turkish PM Binali Yildirim in Ankara
BAS News - 2017-02-27 15:16
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani met on Monday with the Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim in Chankaya Palace in Ankara. The leaders discussed key topics such as energy, bilateral economic relations, military operations against the I ...

Ahmet Turk: Barzani demanded Demirtaş release from Turkish authority
Waar Media - 2017-02-27 12:26
WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani met on Monday with a delegation from the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) in Ankara. The HDP delegation consists of Ahmet Turk, the former co-mayor of the Kurdish province of Mardin (North ...

Barzani meets Yildidirm in Ankara
Waar Media - 2017-02-27 12:26
WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani met Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim on Monday to discuss the bilateral economic and diplomatic ties between Erbil and Ankara. The post Barzani meets Yildidirm in Ankara appeared first on WAARme ...

Kurdish President Barzani, Ahmet Turk-led HDP delegation discuss peace
Rûdaw - 2017-02-27 09:41
President Masoud Barzani will meet separately on Monday with the HDP and the Turkish PM ...

Barzani Demands Freedom for HDP Officials: Ahmet Turk
BAS News - 2017-02-27 09:38
HDP delegation met with Barzani in Ankara ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani met on Monday with a delegation from the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) in Ankara. The HDP delegation consists of Ahmet Turk, the former co-mayor of ...

Kurdistan’s Barzani, discuss Erbil-Ankara multi-ties with Erdogan
Waar Media - 2017-02-27 00:32
WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan met on Sunday to discuss the bilateral economic and diplomatic ties between Erbil and Ankara, as well as a range of issues related to the wider region. ...

Barzani: Independence a Serious Issue
BAS News - 2017-02-27 00:09
The majority of people in Kurdistan Region are in favor of independence, the Kurdish president says ERBIL — The case of Kurdistan independence is a “serious” issue upon which Kurds will never give up, Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani said. In an ...

Barzani, Erdogan Discuss Economic Ties, Syria and War on IS
BAS News - 2017-02-26 22:01
The two leaders met on Sunday in Istanbul ISTANBUL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan met on Sunday to discuss the bilateral economic and diplomatic ties as well as a range of issues related to th ...

Barzani Meets with Turkey's Erdogan in Istanbul
BAS News - 2017-02-26 19:23
Both leaders discuss the pressing issues in the region ISTANBUL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani met with Turkish President Recep Tayip Erdogan on Sunday afternoon in Istanbul. Topics such as energy, bilateral economic relations, military oper ...

John Kerry to Barzani: You Have Been a Strong Ally and a Stalwart Friend
BAS News - 2017-02-26 19:23
John Kerry sent a letter to Masoud Barzani shortly before leaving his position ERBIL — The former United States Secretary of State John Kerry called the Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani “a strong ally and a stalwart friend” in a letter which was ...

Kurdish Flag Raised at Ataturk Airport Upon Barzani's Arrival
BAS News - 2017-02-26 15:08
Barzani is scheduled to meet senior Turkish officials and Kurdish parties ISTANBUL – Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani arrived in Istanbul on a scheduled visit on Sunday afternoon where he is set to hold meetings with senior Turkish officials and ...

Barzani to Discuss Peace Process with Kurdish Factions of Turkey
BAS News - 2017-02-26 12:00
Barzani is in Turkey to meet senior Turkish officials ERBIL — During his visit to Turkey, Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani is expected to meet with the Kurdish political parties in Turkey. A source from the Kurdistan Region Presidency confirmed ...

HDP MP welcomes President Barzani advocacy in Ankara for their jailed leaders
Rûdaw - 2017-02-25 15:03
'Masoud Barzani, president of the Kurdistan Region, is known on an international level and has his own position ...

HDP Describes Barzani's Visit to Turkey "Important"
BAS News - 2017-02-25 13:43
HDP welcomes Barzani's stance on its detained officials ERBIL — The pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) representative in the Kurdistan Region Abid Ika welcomed Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani's stance on detaining the HDP officials by ...

Roj Peshmerga on Agenda of Barzani's Meeting with Turkish Leaders
BAS News - 2017-02-25 09:15
Barzani is scheduled to meet Turkey's Erdogan on Sunday ERBIL — A key topic of Sunday's meetings between Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani and the Turkish Senior officials will revolve around the military operations in Iraq and Syria, particularl ...

Barzani: Kurdistan Independence an Issue Merely Between Erbil and Baghdad
BAS News - 2017-02-24 17:05
The Kurdish president has also renewed a call on Ankara to release HDP Leader ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani has once again made it clear that the Kurdish independence is a matter of debate between Erbil and Baghdad, and it has nothing ...

Barzani: Kurdistan independence is an internal issue
Waar Media - 2017-02-24 16:54
WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdish independence has nothing to do with Tehran and Ankara, but is an internal debate with Baghdad, said President of the Kurdistan Region Masoud Barzani on Thursday. The Kurdish right to hold a referendum on self-determination is “a natur ...

Ankara-Erbil Relations to Enter New Phase: Turkmen Leader
BAS News - 2017-02-23 18:09
He says President Barzani has wiped out the Turkish doubts about the Kurdish intents ERBIL — The outcomes of the upcoming meeting between Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani and Turkish senior officials will lead the Ankara-Erbil relations to a new ...

Barzani to Meet with Turkey's Erdogan in Ankara
BAS News - 2017-02-22 14:00
ISTANBUL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani will visit Turkey over the weekend where he is set to meet with the senior Turkish officials including president Recep Tayip Erdogan. According to reports, Barzani will also meet with Prime Minister Bi ...

Hollande confirms France full support for Kurdistan
Waar Media - 2017-02-22 12:50
WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani, met with French President Francois Hollande at the Elysee yesterday. At the the meeting the two sides discussed relations between Erbil-Paris, fight against ISIS, the French president, has confirmed ...

Barzani: Kurdish Attendance at MSC Signifies Promising Future
BAS News - 2017-02-22 12:04
ERBIL — The Kurdish attendance at the Munich Security Conference and the meetings with world leaders is denoting a promising future for the Kurdistan Region, said the Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani on Tuesday. Barzani stated on social media th ...

Barzani Meets with France's Hollande in Paris
BAS News - 2017-02-21 20:15
France will continue to support Kurdistan Region, Hollande says ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani, met with French President Francois Hollande in Paris today. During the meeting Barzani and Hollande discussed the fight against the Islamic ...

PKK Indoctrinating Yezidi Children in Its Ideology: Observer
BAS News - 2017-02-21 19:34
He warns about PKK's ideological schools for children in Sinjar ERBIL — Yezidi people regard Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani as their mentor, still they fall victim to the "false policy" of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) in Sinjar, said a Y ...

Barzani "Yezidi Community's Representative": Yezidi Leader
BAS News - 2017-02-21 18:43
He says Yezidi people are hopeless at the international community's protection ERBIL — No country can settle the issues of the Yezidi community in Iraq and only Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani can truly represent the Kurdish Yezidi people and g ...

Readout of the Vice President's Meeting with President of the Iraqi Kurdistan Region Masoud Barzani | whitehouse.gov
Whitehouse - 2017-02-21 17:53

Barzani Met with All Key Players in Munich: Political Observer
BAS News - 2017-02-20 16:50
He says Iran has changed its outlook towards Kurdistan Region ERBIL — During Munich Security Council (MSC), Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani conducted meetings with all the leaders, politicians and diplomats across the globe who have influence o ...

Nineveh Plains Residents Seek Barzani's Support against Shi'ite Militias
BAS News - 2017-02-20 15:39
They are staging a public demonstration against Hashd militias ERBIL — The residents of Aski district of Mosul along with locals from Nineveh Plains staged a public protest on Monday, calling on Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani to protect their ...

Élysée: Barzani to meet Hollande
Waar Media - 2017-02-20 11:04
WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani will be visiting Paris on Tuesday to meet with his counterpart François Hollande, according to Élysée website. The two officials are expected to discuss war on Islamic State (ISIS), ongoing Mosul oper ...

Barzani to Visit Paris
BAS News - 2017-02-19 22:05
The Kurdish President will be meeting with François Hollande to discuss bilateral ties and war on IS ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani will be visiting Paris on Tuesday to meet with his counterpart François Hollande, according to Élysée w ...

Barzani: We Support Roj Peshmerga's Return to Rojava
BAS News - 2017-02-19 20:44
Roj Peshmerga have the right to operate in their homeland, Barzani says MUNICH — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani stated the Syrian Kurdish Roj Peshmerga have the right to operate in their homeland, Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) along with other loc ...

Barzani and Syrian Opposition Discuss Future of Rojava
BAS News - 2017-02-19 17:36
MUNICH — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani met with the president of the National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces, Anas al-Abdah, on Sunday to discuss the future of Syria and the rights of Kurds in the country. The two of ...

Barzani and Turkish PM Meet in Munich
BAS News - 2017-02-19 16:16
Barzani also met with Brett McGurk MUNICH — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani and Binali Yildirim, the Turkish Prime Minister, met on Sunday in Germany and spoke of a range of pressing issues in the Mideast. The Kurdish delegation led by Barzani ...

Barzani and McGurk Discuss Terror Countering
Waar Media - 2017-02-19 14:27
WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani and Brett McGurk, the US Special Presidential Envoy for Global Coalition to Counter Islamic State (ISIS), met on Sunday and discussed the latest developments in the battle of Mosul and the role of Pes ...

US Vice President Thanks Barzani for Cooperation with Baghdad
Waar Media - 2017-02-19 12:12
WAAR-DUHOK: US vice president Mike Pence thanked Kurdistan Region president Masoud Barzani for his cooperation with Baghdad authorities, referring Mosul operation. Pence after his meeting with Barzani on the sidelines of a Munich Security Conference (MSC ...

Barzani and McGurk Discuss War on IS
BAS News - 2017-02-19 11:53
The US continues to support Kurdistan Region in battling terrorism, McGurk says MUNICH — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani and Brett McGurk, the US Special Presidential Envoy for Global Coalition to Counter Islamic State (IS), met on Sunday and d ...

U.S. VP discusses accelerating anti-ISIS plans with Masoud Barzani
NRT - 2017-02-19 08:15

EPP Head Stresses Need of KRG-EP Ties
BAS News - 2017-02-18 22:13
German support to Iraqi and Peshmerga forces has led to significant results MUNICH — German MEP Manfred Weber, Head of the European People's Party (EPP) grouping in the EU Parliament, met with the Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani in the margins ...

Kurdish delegation headed by Masoud Barzani to Munich discuss independence with US, Iran, Germany
Rûdaw - 2017-02-18 18:54
“The issue has been discussed with all the delegations with no exceptions ...

Barzani and Abadi Meet in Munich
BAS News - 2017-02-18 18:29
The two officials talked about Mosul assault and post-IS plans LODZ — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani and Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi met on Saturday on the sideline of the 53rd Munich Security Conference to discuss bilateral ties and ...

Barzani Meets Number of World Leaders in Munich
BAS News - 2017-02-18 18:29
Anti-IS efforts and bilateral ties were discussed in the meetings MUNICH — On sidelines of the Munich Security Conference (MSC), Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani on Saturday met with a number of world officials including Antonio Guterres, the UN ...

US Vice President Commends Erbil-Baghdad Cooperation
BAS News - 2017-02-18 16:40
Barzani and Pence met during the Munich Security Conference LODZ — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani and US Vice President Mike Pence met on Saturday to discuss a range of issues including war on terrorism and Erbil-Baghdad relations. The meeting ...

Munich.. Barzani and Abadi to Discuss Post-ISIS War Stage
Waar Media - 2017-02-18 13:45
WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani is scheduled to meet with the Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi today to discuss a range of issues pertaining to bilateral ties between Erbil and Baghdad and post-ISIS war stage. The meeting will be ...

Barzani and Abadi to Meet on Saturday
BAS News - 2017-02-17 20:36
Bilateral ties and Kurdistan Independence expected to be discussed ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani is scheduled to meet with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Saturday to discuss a range of issues pertaining to bilateral ties betw ...

Barzani Meets with Armenian FM in Munich
BAS News - 2017-02-17 16:50
Teodor Melescanu praises role of Kurdistan in cracking down on IS MUNICH — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani and Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian discussed on Friday the war against terrorism in a meeting in Munich, Germany.In the meet ...

Barzani and Pentagon Chief Discuss Peshmerga Demands
BAS News - 2017-02-17 16:50
The two leaders meet in Munich, Germany ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani and US Defense Secretary James Mattis met on Friday to discuss the war on Islamic State and Peshmerga demands involvement in the fight. The meeting took place on th ...

Barzani and Iranian FM Meet in Munich
BAS News - 2017-02-17 16:50
MUNICH — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani on Friday met with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to discuss a range of issues including bilateral ties. The two officials met on the sideline of the 53rd Munich Security Conference in Ger ...

Kurdish Delegation to Discuss Independence with Iraqi PM in Munich
BAS News - 2017-02-17 16:50
The delegation will seek international support for statehood in Munich conference ERBIL— A senior delegation from the Kurdistan Region, led by President Masoud Barzani, will ask Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi to agree to independence of Kurdistan, ...

Barzani Meets Armenian Foreign Minister at MSC2017
Waar Media - 2017-02-17 16:06
WAAR-DUHOK: Masoud Barzani president of Kurdistan Region, today received Edward Nalbandian Armenian foreign minister on the fringe of meeting the 53rd Munich Security Conference (MSC). Nalbandian told ARMENPRESS the sides highlighted high-level political ...

Barzani Meets US Secretary of Defense at MSC2017
Waar Media - 2017-02-17 14:06
WAAR-DUHOK: Masoud Barzani president of Kurdistan Region, today received Armenian foreign minister and US secretary of defense on the fringe of meeting the 53rd Munich Security Conference (MSC). Barzani discussed with both officials a mutual relationships ...

Barzani Arrives in Munich to Attend MSC
BAS News - 2017-02-16 14:35
He will be meeting with a number of world officials during the conference ERBIL— Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani arrived in Munich, Germany on Thursday to attend the Munich Security Conference (MSC) which is set to be held on February 17-18. Ba ...

Barzani to meet Abadi at Munich Security Conference
Waar Media - 2017-02-15 10:41
WAAR-DUHOK: Masoud Barzani Kurdistan region president will meet Haider Abadi Iraqi president on the sideline of Munich Security Conference. Barzani will meet with numerous international security officials, through three conference days for discussing glo ...

President Barzani Invited to Munich Security Conference 2017
Waar Media - 2017-02-13 13:02
WAAR-DUHOK: The President of the Kurdistan Region Masoud Barzani was invited to participate in the 2017 Munich Security Conference (MSC) in Germany, a source from the Kurdistan Region Presidency revealed on Monday. “[President] Barzani has confirmed he w ...

Barzani to Attend the Munich Security Conference 2017
BAS News - 2017-02-12 19:54
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani will be attending this year’s Munich Security Conference, Kurdistan24 reported. He is expected to meet with world leaders on the sideline of the event which will start on 17th of February. The Kurdish Pre ...

US Will Continue to Support Kurdistan Region: Official
BAS News - 2017-02-12 16:27
Barzani and US ambassador to Iraq met in Erbil ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani received a US delegation headed by Douglas Silliman, the US ambassador to Iraq. Barzani and Silliman discussed the latest developments battle against the Isl ...

Barzani and UK Defense Secretary meet in Erbil
BAS News - 2017-02-12 16:27
The pair discussed situation in Iraq and battle on terrorism ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani on Sunday received the UK Secretary of Defense in Erbil, where they discussed the current state and future of war against the Islamic State (IS ...

President Barzani recieved UK Secretary for Defense
Waar Media - 2017-02-12 12:26
WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdistan Regional President Masoud Barzani received Michael Fallon United Kingdom’s Secretary of State for Defense, they reviewed Mosul campaign, post ISIS stabilization, reconciliation and political settlement. The post President Barzani re ...

Fawzi Hariri, Christian Candidate for Erbil International Airport Director
BAS News - 2017-02-11 21:43
The replacement takes place under an order by President Masoud Barzani ERBIL — A new director general will be assigned to Erbil International Airport (EIA), as part of the reform package announced by Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani, a local med ...

Ezidkhan Protection Units Voluntarily Joined Peshmerga: Commander
BAS News - 2017-02-09 23:36
Barzani has approved the request ERBIL — The Ezidkhan Protection Units are joining the Kurdistan Region’s Peshmerga forces upon their own request which has already received approval from Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani, the commander of the Yez ...

Shi'ite MP Urges Iraqi Parties to Discuss Kurdish Independence with Barzani
BAS News - 2017-02-08 14:35
He says Barzani's status is important for settling issues in Iraq ERBIL — For the upcoming phase in Iraq, the parties should consult with Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani and discuss his demand for Kurdistan Region independence from Baghdad, sai ...

Barzani: Political Solution in Iraq Needs to Stop Kurds' Distress
BAS News - 2017-02-04 21:58
Barzani and Iraqi National Alliance leader met in Erbil ERBIL— Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani stated that Baghdad's policy against the people of Kurdistan Region has widened the problems and any future political solution in Iraq needs to put a ...

Barzani Reiterates Planning for Post-IS Mosul
BAS News - 2017-02-02 13:32
Barzani and Italian Defense Minister Met in Erbil ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani received an Italian military delegation on Thursday headed by Roberta Pinotti, Italian Defense Minister.Barzani and Minister Pinotti discussed a number of ...

Italy defense minister received by Kurdish leaders in Erbil to discuss military cooperation
Rûdaw - 2017-02-01 19:34
Pinotti is to meet with KRG President Masoud Barzani and Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani regarding military cooperation ...

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