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Nechrivan Barzani: KDP Has No Preconditions for Reactivating Parliament

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 ...
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PUK Votes to Reactivate Parliament with KDP

BAS News - 2017-09-07 16:31
ERBIL— Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK)'s leadership council voted on Thursday afternoon to work for calling the suspended parliament of Kurdistan back into session, if its ally, the Change Movement (Gorran), keeps boycotting the process. Two-third of ...

Parliament Reactivation Even Without Gorran: PUK Lawmaker

BAS News - 2017-09-06 14:01
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s parliament should be called back into session even without the Change Movement (Gorran) if the party does not take a step forward in the process, said a Kurdish lawmaker for the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK). “If Gorran wi ...

Iraq Hopes to Establish Open Skies Regime

BAS News - 2017-08-30 22:44
ERBIL— The Iraqi Ministry of Transportation is planning to widen its domestic flights net and create open skies regime, the minister stated on Wednesday. Kadhim al-Finjan made the remark at a joint press conference after meeting with Kurdistan Reign's Ac ...

Turkey and Iraq Discuss Turkish Military Camp Near Mosul

BAS News - 2017-08-23 22:39
ERBIL — Turkey and Iraq will discuss the future of Bashiqa military camp, located 30 kilometers northeast of Mosul, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said on Wednesday. During a joint press conference for the foreign minister of Turkey and his Ir ...

Iraqi FM Promises Baghdad Will Not Create Issues for Kurdistan

BAS News - 2017-08-17 16:42
ERBIL— Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari stated on Thursday that Baghdad will not create issues for Kurdistan while he stressed the disputes between the Iraqi and Kurdistan administrations need to be settled via dialogue. Addressing a joint press ...

Barzani: No Choice for People of Kurdistan But Independence

BAS News - 2017-08-15 16:35
ERBIL— To avoid the recurrence of disasters that happened to them and for peace and prosperity to reign over their land, the people of Kurdistan have no option but to choose independence, stated Kurdistan Region's President Masoud Barzani. In a message i ...

Saudi Arabia Approves Establishment of Joint Trade Council with Iraq

BAS News - 2017-08-15 11:11
The two countries are planning to expand bilateral ties ERBIL — Saudi Arabia and Iraq are expected to launch a joint trade council, the Saudi Cabinet announced on Monday. “The Saudi Cabinet has decided to approve the establishment of the Saudi-Iraqi Coor ...

Barzani: We will not delay Kurdistan Independence Referendum

Waar Media - 2017-08-09 14:51
WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdistan referendum is for independence and will not be postponed, said Kurdistan President Masoud Barzani in a gathering on Wednesday with Islamic scholars. “We do not mock our nation and will not delay the [referendum],” said Barzani in a ...

PYD General Polls in Rojava with No Rivals "Illegitimate": Official

BAS News - 2017-08-08 16:48
The party intends to fill the ballots with vote of settled Arabs, he says ERBIL— The Kurdish Federal System of Northern Syria (Rojava) has announced plans for running general and municipality polls in Rojava but only the Democratic Union Party (PYD) runs ...

Barzani: Referendum Poses No Threat Against Neighboring Countries

BAS News - 2017-08-03 17:21
ERBIL— Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani stated Thursday that Kurds have proved they are a factor for the stability in the region and the neighboring countries should not have concerns over Kurdistan's independence vote. Barzani made the remarks ...

Saudi Arabia to open luxury beach resort where women can wear bikinis

Waar Media - 2017-08-02 17:17
WAAR-DUHOK: Saudi Arabia’s new heir to the throne has announced plans for a beach resort where special laws will allow women to wear bikinis instead of covering up their skin. As part of his drive to modernise the Saudi economy, Prince Mohammed bin Salma ...

KDP Ready for Any Compromise for National Unity: MP

BAS News - 2017-08-02 16:01
ERBIL— Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) has tried all the ways for the suspended Kurdistan Parliament to resume its mission, said the KDP faction spokesperson. Mohammad Ali told BasNews on Wednesday that his party is ready for any compromise in the inter ...

Gorran Welcomes KDP Initiative for Reactivating Parliament

BAS News - 2017-07-18 17:16
ERBIL— Gorran (Change) Movement values Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) initiative for reactivating Kurdistan Parliament if it's void of provisions for Gorran, said an official from the party. Mahmud Bikeysi, a founding member of Gorran, told BasNews on ...

KDP, PUK Develop New Initiative to Call Parliament Back into Session

BAS News - 2017-07-18 14:45
ERBIL — Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) have extensively discussed the issue of Kurdistan Region Parliament, coming up with an initiative to convince the Change Movement (Gorran) help the resumption of the parl ...