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Putin, Erdogan begin talks in Ankara

Waar Media - 2017-12-11 20:19
WAAR-DUHOK: The Russian and Turkish presidents, Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan, have started talks in the format of a working lunch. The meeting takes place at the Bestepe Palace, the residence of the Turkish leader since 2015. The Turkish leade ...

Zainap Qanbar Exclusion of one party from Geneva 8 means failure

ANHA - 2017-12-10 12:09
The Co-chair of the Executive Council in Manbij city and its suburb Zainap Qanbar said that "the deliberate absence of the Democratic project proposers from the Geneva meeting 8 will lead to failure, which means that there is still no solution to the Syri ...

Report of a Kidnapping

KNC Geneva - 2017-12-04 23:28
By Nashaat Zaza, Member of the Politburo of the Democratic Party of Kurdistan-Syria (KDP-S) On October 5, 2017 I attended a meeting of the KDP-S in Dêrik (Arabic: Al-Malikiyah). Also present were some members of the Central Committee, as well as other mem ...

French President and Iraqi PM spoke over the phone on Saturday

Waar Media - 2017-12-03 12:12
WAAR-DUHOK: Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and French President Emmanuel Macron spoke over the phone on Saturday and agreed to peacefully resolve issues between Erbil and Baghdad. The telephone call followed a meeting held between the Prime Ministe ...

Geneva failing, while federalism consolidating

ANHA - 2017-12-02 14:36
Yesterday, North Syria achieved a new development in terms of resolving Syrian crisis through the consolidation of the federal system, while the meeting in Geneva failed for the eighth time in a row to agree on one issue regarding the Syrian crisis which ...

PM Barzani in Turkey, En Route to France

BAS News - 2017-12-01 15:48
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani arrived in Turkey on Friday, from where he is said to head to Europe for meeting with officials. Turkish media said Barzani travelled through Ibrahim Khalil border crossing due to the Baghdad-impo ...

US Assures Peshmerga of $364 Million Aid for 2018

BAS News - 2017-11-29 21:27
ERBIL — The US-led Global Coalition has assured Kurdistan Region’s Peshmerga Ministry of $364 million financial assistance for the upcoming year, the ministry confirmed in a statement on Wednesday. The announcement was made during a meeting between Actin ...

Mohamed Ali: SDC is not bound by any Geneva decision

ANHA - 2017-11-29 10:28
The Political Body of the Democratic Council of Syria(SDC), Hassan Mohamed Ali, said that they are not bound by any decisions issued at the Geneva 8 meeting in the absence of all representatives of the Syrian people. ...

KRG Delegation Discusses Issues with Political Parties

BAS News - 2017-11-28 13:03
ERBIL — A delegation from the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) conducted a series of meetings on Tuesday with the Kurdish political parties to discuss the current situation facing the Kurdistan Region. Following its meeting with the KRG delegation, th ...

Sri Lanka Opens Honorary Consulate in Erbil

BAS News - 2017-11-27 23:36
ERBIL — The Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka opened on Monday its honorary consulate in Kurdistan Region’s capital, Erbil. The establishment of the consulate office was announced in a meeting between Falah Mustafa, Kurdistan Region’s Foreign Mi ...

Meetings of Islamic Military Alliance’ Defense ministers started

ANHA - 2017-11-27 08:43
NEWS DESK- On Sunday, first meeting of the Defense Ministers Council of the Islamic Military Alliance which is held under the motto “Allied against Terrorism”, started in Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia. Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman opened t ...

OPEC, Russia said to announce oil pact extension on Nov 30

Waar Media - 2017-11-26 13:10
WAAR-DUHOK: Saudi Arabia and Russia have agreed that OPEC and non-OPEC allies should announce an extension of the cuts at the highly-anticipated meeting in Vienna on November 30, Bloomberg reported on Friday, quoting people involved in the talks. Recent ...

As Nov 25 approaches, meeting held in Beirut

ANHA - 2017-11-23 11:57
BEIRUT– In conjunction with International Day to Eliminate Violence Against Women and to define this day, Kongra Star in coordination with Newroz Cultural Association, held a meeting for women in the Lebanese capital Beirut. The meeting, which was held at ...

Putin meets Erdogan and Rouhani in Sochi

ANHA - 2017-11-22 14:46
NEWS DESK- Presidents of Russia, Turkey and Iran will meet in Sochi on Wednesday to discuss the interference of the three countries in the Syrian situation and find a solution that will serve the interests of the three countries. The meeting will be laun ...

Riyadh 2 begins amid speculation of failure

ANHA - 2017-11-22 13:06
Al-Riyadh 2 meeting has been launched where Syrian opposition groups affiliated with the international and regional forces are holding a meeting today amid speculation of failure as well as Riyadh 1. ...

Kremlin: Putin and Assad meet in Sochi

Waar Media - 2017-11-21 13:05
WAAR-DUHOK: On November 20, Russian President Vladimir Putin held a meeting with his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi, the Kremlin press service said in a statement. “On November 20, talks took place between Rus ...

Kirkuk Council Meeting Postponed Due to Disagreements Over Location

BAS News - 2017-11-21 12:36
ERBIL — The head of Kirkuk Provincial Council Rebwar Talabani, postponed Tuesday’s meeting of the council due to disagreements over the location of the meeting. A few factions represented in the council failed to reach an agreement on the location of the ...

UK Keen to Strengthen Ties with Kurdistan: Envoy

BAS News - 2017-11-20 01:50
ERBIL — The new British Ambassador to Iraq, Jonathan Wilks, has reiterated his countries firmness on further developing political, economic, security and cultural relations with the Kurdistan Region. The remarks were made during Wilks’s meeting with Kurd ...

Saudi Arabia, Arab allies in Cairo talks on Iran, Hezbollah

Waar Media - 2017-11-19 12:23
WAAR-DUHOK: Saudi Arabia and other Arab foreign ministers will hold an emergency meeting in Cairo on Sunday to discuss confronting Iran and its Lebanese Shi‘ite ally Hezbollah, who the Arab allies say are interfering in their internal affairs. Regional t ...

Consolidating women’s laws to reduce violence’

ANHA - 2017-11-18 15:33
DERIK- Dozen Women in Dêrik have participated in a public meeting called by the Kongra Star in conjunction with International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. The meeting, which was organized in Dejlah Center for Culture and Art in the c ...

KRG’s PM receives US Envoy McGurk in Erbil on Thursday

Waar Media - 2017-11-16 23:21
WAAR-DUHOK: The Kurdistan Region’s Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received the US Special Presidential Envoy in Erbil on Thursday, the first such meeting since the Kurdish vote on independence that was opposed by Washington. Brett McGurk, the American ...

Alireza Rasouli – Mahabad Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2017-11-09 02:00
“On Wednesday, Aug 12, the second trial of Alireza Rasouli, a Kurdish political prisoner, was held with the presence of a special intelligence expert at the Revolutionary Court (branch 1) of Mahabad headed by Judge Mohammadi Khah. In this meeting, the exp ...

Lavrov: Putin ready for bilateral meeting with Trump on APEC sidelines

Waar Media - 2017-11-08 10:45
WAAR-DUHOK: Russian President Vladimir Putin is prepared for holding a meeting with his US counterpart Donald Trump on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit and their schedules are being coordinated, Russian Foreign Ministe ...

Kirkuk Provincial Council May Not Convene with Hashd al-Shaabi in Town

BAS News - 2017-11-07 20:43
KIRKUK — The Kirkuk Provincial Council cannot hold a regular meeting with the presence of Iranian-backed Shi’ite militias of Hashd al-Shaabi setting up the military positions in the city, said a member of the council. The council has since the invasion o ...

Military Operations Won’t Resolve Erbil-Baghdad Issues: KDP

BAS News - 2017-11-07 18:31
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) Leadership Council met on Tuesday and discussed the current political and military situation in Kurdistan Region and the internal party’s issues. President Barzani chaired an inclusive meeting of the KDP Leade ...

Qarayilan: what happened in Başûr was triple meeting’s outcome

ANHA - 2017-11-02 13:23
HAWKER NAJJAR NEWS DESK-A member of the Executive Committee of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) Murad Karayilan said that Turkey was deeply involved in all the problems in Iraq, especially in Başûr Kurdistan, because of agreements and meetings with Iran ...

Nineveh Governor Sacked over Corruption

BAS News - 2017-11-01 18:35
MOSUL — Iraq’s Nineveh Provincial Council decided on Wednesday to sack the province’s governor, Nofal Hammad. He was accused of corruption and damage of public property. The decision was made in Hammad’s absence. He later said that the meeting is illegal ...

The 2nd meeting of al-Tabqa Legislative Council begins shortly

ANHA - 2017-11-01 12:40
Al-TABQA– The members of the Legislative Council of al-Tabqa and the guests began to arrive at the venue of the second meeting of the council in al-Rus Hall in the second neighborhood of al-Tabqa city. Members and guests were received by the two co-chairs ...

Report: Rouhani rejected meeting with Trump

Roji Kurd - 2017-10-31 00:06
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani rejected a request by U.S. President Donald Trump for face-to-face talks on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York last month, Iranian officials claimed on Sunday. “U.S. President Trump invited President Rouh ...

Kurdistan Refuses Baghdad’s Authority Imposed by Force

BAS News - 2017-10-29 12:37
A joint committee should run the disputed areas, Erbil says ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Peshmerga Ministry’s delegation has told the Iraqi Ministry of Defense’s delegation that Erbil won’t accept any authority imposed by force. During the meeting between Ku ...

Peshmerga and Iraq Defense Ministries Meeting in Nineveh

BAS News - 2017-10-28 14:27
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Region’s Peshmerga Ministry and Iraqi Defense Ministry are holding talks over the latest clashes between Peshmerga and Hashd al-Shaabi to reach an agreement. Babakir Zebari, a senior Peshmerga commander, told BasNews that a delegati ...

KDP and PUK Meet over Recent Crisis

BAS News - 2017-10-25 21:05
ERBIL — The politburos of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) met on Wednesday to discuss the recent tensions with Baghdad and a way out of the crisis. According to a press release issued after the meeting, the two maj ...

The Latest: Iraqi PM meets with Turkish president on Kurds

FOX News - 2017-10-25 14:16
The Latest on developments in Iraq (all times local): 1 p.m. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi is meeting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for talks on the independence referendum held by Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdish region which both countries ...

Tillerson makes surprise trips to Iraq, Afghanistan on 1 day

Waar Media - 2017-10-23 22:56
WAAR-DUHOK: U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson made an unannounced trip to Iraq on Monday just hours after returning from a similar surprise visit to Afghanistan, meeting the top political leaders in each of the embattled countries. Cloaked in secrecy ...

Russia Urges Erbil, Baghdad on Resumption of Talks

BAS News - 2017-10-21 22:29
ERBIL — Russia has encouraged Kurdistan Region and the Iraqi central government to return to constructive dialogues as an alternative for the current military confrontations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs said. The statement comes ahead of a meeting betwee ...

Peshmerga Commanders Discuss Military Issues Near Erbil

BAS News - 2017-10-21 13:39
ERBIL — The Peshmerga commanders held a meeting near Pirde town, south of Erbil, where the Peshmerga forces clashed with the Shi’ite militias of Hashd al-Shaabi on Friday. The commanders discussed the situation of the area and securing the area in the fa ...

Rare summit meeting on Nagorno-Karabakh peace

International Crisis Group - 2017-10-17 03:47
A rare meeting between the presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan on 16 October 2017 could lead to a breakthrough. But the two countries have very different ideas on how to reconcile their competing narratives and goals in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. ...

Fawza Youssef: Federation is solution, must circulated all over Syria

ANHA - 2017-10-16 15:14
The co-chair of the Executive Body of Democratic North-Syria Federation Fawza Youssef said during a meeting held in the Lebanese capital Beirut that the federation is not only for Kurdish people, rather, it is for all Syrian people assuring that it is the ...

Kurdish Parties Call for Dialogue to Resolve Issues with Baghdad

BAS News - 2017-10-15 19:01
ERBIL — The major parties of Kurdistan Region, KDP and PUK, conducted on Sunday a successful meeting in which both parties emphasized on dialogue to resolve the issues with Baghdad peacefully. The Kurdish parties also refused any preconditions such as ca ...

KDP and PUK Reaffirm Commitment to Outcome of Referendum

BAS News - 2017-10-15 15:28
ERBIL — Both leading Parties of Kurdistan Region, KDP and PUK, reiterated in today’s meeting that they will abide by the result of the September 25 referendum and will not suspend the outcome of the vote. A delegation of senior officials from the Kurdist ...

KDP and PUK to Discuss Situation of Kirkuk

BAS News - 2017-10-15 11:11
ERBIL — The politburos of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) will meet today, October 15, to discuss the security issues of Kirkuk and the Shi’ite militia’s threats against Kurdistan. The meeting will be attended ...

Iraq seeks to take control of Kurdistan mobile phone operators

E-Kurd - 2017-10-14 19:34
BAGHDAD,— The Iraqi government will seek to impose control over Kurdistan-based mobile phone operators and move their headquarters to the capital Baghdad, it said on Monday. The announcement followed a cabinet meeting attended by top security officials a ...

Allawi Calls for Urgent Meeting over Kirkuk Crisis

BAS News - 2017-10-14 19:02
ERBIL— Iraqi Vice President Ayad al-Allawi on Saturday called on the entire political parties to gather for an urgent meeting over the escalated tensions between Baghdad and Erbil over Kirkuk. In a written statement, Allawi said the strained relations be ...

Turkish Prime Minister Postpones Visit to Baghdad

BAS News - 2017-10-14 18:01
ERBIL — Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has postponed a planned visit to Baghdad where he was supposed to hold meeting with his Iraqi counterpart Haider al-Abadi, sources said. Yıldırım has reportedly delayed the trip for his busy schedule. It is ...

Erbil Notifies US of Baghdad’s Intention to Attack Peshmerga

BAS News - 2017-10-12 20:53
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s Peshmerga Ministry has notified US diplomatic mission of Baghdad’s military mobilisations against Kurds in south of Kirkuk and north of Mosul. The Peshmerga official held a meeting on Thursday with US Consul General in Erbil, K ...

Barzani Receives Sudan’s Ambassador to Iraq

BAS News - 2017-10-12 14:21
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani met with Yaseen Awaz Ismail, the Ambassador of Sudan to Iraq, on Thursday in Erbil. During the meeting, the two sides exchanged views about the latest political and security developments in Kurdistan Regi ...

Kurdistan Region Political Leadership to Convene on Wednesday

BAS News - 2017-10-11 13:37
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Political Leadership is set to hold a meeting on Wednesday afternoon to discuss the future steps towards independence and the escalating tensions between Erbil and Baghdad. Sadiq Jabari, a member of the Kurdistan Political Leader ...

President Barzani Meets with E.U. Ambassador to Iraq

KRG-Spain - 2017-10-11 00:05
Salahadin, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, (Krp.org)- President Masoud Barzani received a European Union delegation headed by Mr. Ramon Blecua, the E.U. ambassador to Iraq. During the meeting, President Barzani and ambassador Blecua discussed several issues inc ...
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