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Gorran Evading Responsibility for Extreme Stances against KDP: Official

Gorran Evading Responsibility for Extreme Stances against KDP: Official

BAS News - 2017-08-09 12:46
ERBIL— Kurdish Change Movement (Gorran) seems to vacillate over reviewing its policy and this compels the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) to settle Kurdistan parliament rift with the rest of the parties, said a KDP official on Wednesday. The entire part ...
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UK Envoy Discussing Reactivation of Kurdistan Parliament with Gorran

BAS News - 2017-08-23 12:21
SULAYMANIYAH — British Ambassador to Iraq has met with the Change Movement (Gorran) to discuss the reactivation of Kurdistan Region parliament. On his official twitter account, Frank Baker said he had “fruitful” meeting with the party’s General Coordinat ...

KDP, Gorran, KIG to Meet This Week

BAS News - 2017-08-19 10:41
ERBIL — Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) is said to hold meetings this week with the Change Movement (Gorran) and Kurdistan Islamic Group (KIG) in hopes of finding a solution to their prolonged political disputes. Nouri Hama Ali, a leading member of KDP, ...

Gorran ready to meet with KDP next week

KurdPress - 2017-08-19 07:16
The Movement for Change (Gorran) has contacted the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) saying they are ready to have a meeting between the two parties. ...

Abadi did not oppose referendum: KDP official

KurdPress - 2017-08-16 08:50
The chief of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) public relation stated that Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has not opposed to the scheduled referendum of Kurdistan Region but prefers it to be postponed. ...

ISIS claims Karbala attack on Iraqi troops

Waar Media - 2017-08-13 18:29
WAAR-DUHOK: The Islamic State group on Sunday claimed responsibility for an attack on Iraqi troops outside Karbala that left one dead, according to a statement from the group. The attack late Saturday came as Iraqi forces prepare an assault on an ISIS-he ...

Gorran Ready to Discuss Reconvening Parliament and Referendum with KDP

BAS News - 2017-08-10 14:47
Gorran Movement held a meeting on Thursday SULAYMANIYAH — Gorran (Change) Movement which is yet to join the pro-referendum parties in the Kurdistan Region held a session earlier today and decided to meet with Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) for discussi ...

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 Forming Military Force with Iran's Support: Report

BAS News - 2017-07-29 15:19
ERBIL— Kurdish Change Movement (Gorran) is secretly creating a military force apparently for the protection of its premises in Sulaimaniyah province with the assistance of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Iraqi Ghad Press reported on Saturday. The report ci ...

Iran's envoy discusses mutual interests with Syrian minister

KurdPress - 2017-07-27 12:03
Iran's Ambassador to Syria Javad Torkabadi met with Syrian Minister of Administrative Development Salam al-Saffaf here on Wednesday when the two sides discussed ways to strengthen and expand bilateral relations. ...

Gorran Open to Meet KDP, Address Disagreements

BAS News - 2017-07-26 16:01
SULAYMANIYAH — The Change Movement (Gorran) is ready to meet Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and discuss the differences in hope of finding a solution to the political deadlock, said an official. Member of Gorran’s Council, Shorish Haji, told BasNews th ...

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 ...