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Netanyahu to meet with Putin in Russia over Middle East conflicts

Netanyahu to meet with Putin in Russia over Middle East conflicts

Waar Media - 2017-08-20 17:50
WAAR-DUHOK: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office says the Israeli leader will travel to Russia on Wednesday to meet with President Vladimir Putin. Netanyahu’s office said late Saturday that the meeting would take place in the Black Sea resort town ...
Netanyahu to meet with Putin in Russia over Middle East conflicts - Waar Media

Israel’s Netanyahu: Statehood “Legitimate” Right of Kurds

BAS News - 2017-09-13 02:07
ERBIL — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has showing his country’s support to a future independent state of Kurdistan. In an official statement on Tuesday, Netanyahu said that Israel supports the establishment of an independent state for Kurds i ...

Bahram Qassemi: Erdogan to visit Iran in near future

Waar Media - 2017-08-28 13:16
WAAR-DUHOK: The Iranian foreign ministry spokesman announced that the Turkish president’s visit to Tehran was under review and hoped the trip would take place as soon as possible. “During the recent visit to Turkey, Chief of Staff for Iranian Armed Force ...

French Defense, Foreign Ministers to Visit Erbil

BAS News - 2017-08-26 12:43
ERBIL — After they arrived in Baghdad earlier today, the French defense and foreign ministers are expected to visit Erbil to meet with Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani. French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian and Defense Minister Florence Par ...

French Foreign, Defence Ministers to Visit Iraq

BAS News - 2017-08-25 20:51
ERBIL — French Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Defence are scheduled to arrive in Baghdad on Saturday before they visit Erbil. Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian and Defence Minister Florence Parly are said to meet with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-A ...

KDP and Gorran to Discuss Reconvening Parliament, Referendum

BAS News - 2017-08-21 10:24
A KDP delegation is set to meet with Gorran today at 11am ERBIL — Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Change Movement (Gorran) are set to hold a bilateral meeting today at Gorran’s headquarters in Sulaymaniyah to discuss reconvening the parliament and t ...

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. ...

Netanyahu to congressmen: Kurds should have their state

Waar Media - 2017-08-14 14:31
WAAR-DUHOK: Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu met with 33 Republican congressmen on Thursday and expressed his support for the birth of a new Kurdish state in the Middle East. In the meeting, Netanyahu told the delegation of US members of Congr ...

Kurdistan referendum delegation to meet with Abadi and Maliki in Baghdad

Waar Media - 2017-08-14 14:31
WAAR-DUHOK: The Kurdistan delegation tasked with holding the first official discussion with Baghdad regarding the independence referendum is scheduled to meet with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, and Vice President Nouri al-Maliki, a member of the ...

Romanian Coastguards Detain 69 Iraqi Immigrants in Black Sea

BAS News - 2017-08-14 14:29
ERBIL — Romanian coastguards detained on Monday a boat carrying 69 illegal Iraqi immigrants from Turkey in the Black Sea. The boat named ‘Emek 1’, which sailed under the Turkish flag, was detained by a coastguard patrol in the Black Sea, about 10 miles f ...

Israel’s Netanyahu in Favour of Kurdistan’s Statehood: Report

BAS News - 2017-08-14 00:10
ERBIL — Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has expressed his “positive attitude” towards an independent state of Kurdistan as the Kurds are preparing for a referendum to secede from Iraq. Citing a source, The Jerusalem Post reported on Sunday tha ...

Israel says plans to close broadcaster Jazeera’s offices

Waar Media - 2017-08-06 20:40
WAAR-DUHOK: Israel said on Sunday it planned to close the offices in the Jewish state of Al-Jazeera, after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused the Arab satellite news broadcaster of incitement. Netanyahu had said on July 27 that he wanted Al-Jazeer ...

Benjamin Netanyahu suspected of bribery, fraud, Israeli police say

Waar Media - 2017-08-04 20:52
WAAR-DUHOK: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is suspected of crimes involving fraud, breach of trust and bribes in two corruption cases, Israeli police revealed Thursday. Police have been questioning Netanyahu for months over the cases but have released ...

Pique lifts Barcelona as El Clasico lives up to hype

Waar Media - 2017-07-30 18:12
WAAR-DUHOK: Gerard Pique delivered Barcelona’s match winner over Real Madrid on Saturday as El Clasico Miami lived up to the hype. The Spanish international steered in a Neymar free-kick in the 50th minute to seal a 3-2 win for the Catalan giants in fron ...

Netanyahu asks Erdogan to focus on Kurds or Cyprus, not Jerusalem

Waar Media - 2017-07-27 14:26
WAAR-DUHOK: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu slammed Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as a hypocrite, after the Turkish leader accused Israel of not respecting the right of worship in the al-Aqsa mosque. “It would be interesting to see wha ...