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Barzani Congratulates New Gorran Leader on His Election

Barzani Congratulates New Gorran Leader on His Election

Waar Media - 2017-07-26 18:48
WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani on Tuesday congratulated Omar Sayid Ali for being elected as the General Coordinator of the Change Movement (Gorran). Barzani, also the leader of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), congratulated Al ...
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KDP and Gorran to Meet on Monday

BAS News - 2017-08-20 11:37
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Change Movement (Gorran) are set to hold a bilateral meeting on Monday to discuss the political disagreements. Arif Roushdi, a senior advisor to KDP’s politburo, confirmed the report to BasNews and said th ...

Gorran and KDP Likely to Make New Agreement: Gorran Official

BAS News - 2017-08-17 18:37
ERBIL— Change Movement (Gorran) and the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) will meet to settle their issues and there is a chance that they also work out a new agreement, said a Gorran official. In a statement to BasNews on Thursday, Sheikh Omar Kakahama, ...

Nechrivan Barzani: KDP Has No Preconditions for Reactivating Parliament

BAS News - 2017-08-08 19:48
ERBIL— Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) has set no preconditions for calling Kurdistan Parliament back into session, said KDP Vice President Nechirvan Barzani. Barzani addressed a joint press conference with Mulla Bakhtiyar form the politburo of the Patr ...

KDP delegation visits Gorran in Sulaimani

KurdPress - 2017-07-27 08:33
A delegation from the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) visited the Change Movement (Gorran) in Sulaimani one day after the party elected its new leader. ...

Barzani Congratulates New Gorran Leader on His Election

BAS News - 2017-07-25 17:14
ERBIL— Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani on Tuesday congratulated Omar Sayid Ali for being elected as the General Coordinator of the Change Movement (Gorran). Barzani, also the leader of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), congratulated Ali in ...

Gorran Elects New Leader

BAS News - 2017-07-25 16:10
SULAYMANIYAH — The Change Movement (Gorran) elected on Tuesday Omar Sayid Ali as the new General Coordinator of the party. 38 members of Gorran Council unanimously elected Ali to take over the party’s leadership after the death of the former leader Nawsh ...

Yezidi Father Offers Selling His Kidney to Rescue Abducted Daughter

BAS News - 2017-07-23 19:46
ERBIL— To save his daughter enslaved by the Islamic State (IS), the father of a Yezidi girl stated on Sunday that he will sell his kidney to afford the money to free his daughter. Dakhil Avdo Hussein, from Sinjar, on his Facebook account announced that h ...

Gorran may speak with KDP on independence: official

KurdPress - 2017-07-23 11:48
A Change Movement (Gorran) official said they were ready to hold talks with the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) on the question of referendum and reactivation of the parliament if the KDP was "serious" in thawing the ice and laying the groundwork for rec ...

Kurdish Farmer Produces 58 Types of Tomato

BAS News - 2017-07-20 16:55
ERBIL— Without any support from the government and on his own expenses, a 65-year-old farmer from the Garmiyan area produces 58 types of tomato. Jamal Jalal Hussein, nicknamed Sheikh Jamal Krbchna, is from Krbchna village of Sangaw, near the town of Cham ...

KDP and Gorran to Meet after Barzani's Return from Europe: Official

BAS News - 2017-07-13 16:05
ERBIL— Face-to-face talks between two major parties of the Kurdistan Region which are divided over referendum will take place after Kurdistan President Masoud Barzani returns from Europe, said a member of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) leadership c ...