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Turkey offers condolences over Peshmerga deaths

Waar Media - 2017-04-27 10:06
WAAR-DUHOK: Ankara has offered condolences to Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) President Masoud Barzani over the killing of Peshmerga troops in a Turkish airstrike on April 26, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported. Prime Minister Binali Yıldırm made th ...

Turkish Authorities Console Barzani for Loss of Peshmergas

BAS News - 2017-04-26 20:58
Six Peshmergas died in the Turkish airstrikes against PKK ERBIL- Senior Turkish authorities extended their condolences to the President of the Kurdistan Region Masoud Barzani for the death of the six members of the Peshmerga forces who died in the recent ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Barzani Congratulates Turkish President, PM on Victory in Referendum

BAS News - 2017-04-18 23:47
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani on Tuesday congratulated his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on the referendum held in the country on Sunday. According to a press release by Barzani’s office, he has also sent a message to Turki ...

Barzani: No One Can Impose Themselves on Yezidis

BAS News - 2017-04-18 15:10
Barzani congratulates Kurdish Yezidis on their new year ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani sent his congratulations to the Kurdish Yezidis on the occasion of Yezidi new year known as Charshama Sor (Red Wednesday), which will be commemorate ...

Barzani: Terrorists Were Unable to Damage Unity Among Diverse Entities

BAS News - 2017-04-15 15:26
Barzani wishes Christians a happy Easter Sunday ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani extended his greetings to the Christians in Kurdistan, Iraq and around the globe on the Easter Sunday, wishing them a happy Easter. In a statement released ...

Barzani: Independence the Sole Guarantee against Repetition of Anfal

BAS News - 2017-04-14 19:06
President Barzani urges Baghdad to compensate the families of Anfal victims ERBIL— Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani stated on Friday that Anfal and the entire crimes against the Kurdish people are "living pieces of evidence" that the demands and ...

Barzani and Iraqi Foreign Minister Meet in Erbil

BAS News - 2017-04-13 23:04
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani received the Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim Jaafari and his accompanying delegation on Thursday in Erbil. During the meeting, the pair shed light on their common past struggles against the Iraqi then Baat ...

Barzani Applauds Kurds from Former USSR for Protecting Kurdish Identity

BAS News - 2017-04-10 21:28
The Federation of Kurdish Communities from former Soviet Union met with Barzani ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani stated on Monday that Kurds from the former Soviet Union and Central Asia have "successfully undertaken the biggest mission" ...

Barzani Commends Iraqi Christians' Endurance During Challenging Times

BAS News - 2017-04-06 15:10
A delegation of Iraqi Christian clergymen visited Barzani on Thursday ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani received on Thursday a delegation of Iraqi Christian clergymen from different sects including Catholics, Chaldeans, Assyrians and othe ...

Washington Seeks Continued Coordination with Erbil: US Delegation

BAS News - 2017-04-04 23:17
ERBIL — A high-level delegation from the United States on Tuesday met with Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani in Erbil, ensuring the Kurds of continued US supports and stating that Washington is in need of coordination with Erbil. According to a p ...

US President Adviser to Meet Barzani in Erbil

BAS News - 2017-04-04 17:22
ERBIL — Jared Kushner, a senior adviser to the US President Donald Trump, is set to visit Erbil on Tuesday during his first visit to Iraq and he will meet the Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani. Kushner traveled to Iraq along with Gen. Joseph Dunf ...

Hemin Hawrami: Single Question to be in Kurdistan Referendum Ballot

Waar Media - 2017-04-03 15:03
WAAR-DUHOK: Senior assistant to President Masoud Barzani and member of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) Leadership Council Hemin Hawrami revealed via his twitter account, that there will be a single question in waiting referendum ballot YES or NO for ind ...

PUK and KDP hold meeting on independence referendum

Waar Media - 2017-04-02 14:30
WAAR-DUHOK: Politburos of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) are in meeting with Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani chairing the meeting. WAAR reporter in Erbil revealed that Kosrat Rasoul, PUK’s Deputy Sec ...

Barzani to Chair KDP-PUK Talk

BAS News - 2017-04-01 21:19
The two major Kurdish parities will meet on Sunday ERBIL — Politburos of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) are scheduled to meet on Sunday with Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani chairing the meeting. A so ...

Barzani: We Can't Remain a Spectator of Mosul's Future

BAS News - 2017-04-01 16:22
Nineveh Council seeks Barzani's support for people of Nineveh ERBIL — Nineveh Provincial Council (NPC) demanded Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani to continue supporting the people of Nineveh, and in response to this Barzani described the support ...

Yezidi Leaders to UN Chief: Sinjar Better off Under KRG Jurisdiction

BAS News - 2017-03-31 14:34
ERBIL — In a meeting with the Kurdish Yezidi leaders, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres expressed his support for the religious minority and ensured them that their demands were discussed with the Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani ...

Barzani Receives UN Secretary General in Erbil

BAS News - 2017-03-30 20:34
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani on Thursday received the UN Secretary-General António Guterres and his accompanying delegation in Erbil. Initial reports indicate that the two officials held a meeting to discuss the latest security devel ...

President Barzani: Raising Kurdistan Flag in Kirkuk is Legal and Normal

Waar Media - 2017-03-29 17:03
WAAR-DUHOK: The President of the Kurdistan Region Masoud Barzani on Wednesday released a statement, declaring the raising of the Kurdistan flag in Kirkuk was legal and normal. President Barzani mentioned the decision of raising the Kurdish flag on state ...

Barzani: Reconstruction of Sinjar Remains Priority

BAS News - 2017-03-28 16:37
Barzani received a delegation from the Kurdish community in Russia ERBIL — A delegation of the Kurdish community from Saint Petersburg, Russia visited the Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani in Erbil on Tuesday. Muraz Broyan, the head of the Kurdis ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 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 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 ...
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