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Gorran delegation confers with Iranian envoy

Gorran delegation confers with Iranian envoy

KurdPress - 2017-08-23 11:37
Kurdistan region’s Change Movement parliament members on Tuesday met the Iranian envoy and discussed this autonomous region's ties with the Iraqi central government. ...
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Oil prices dip as market grapples with hurricane damage

Waar Media - 2017-08-29 16:24
WAAR-DUHOK: Crude prices dipped on Tuesday as the market grappled with the shutdown of some 13 percent of refining capacity in the United States after a hurricane ripped through the heart of the country’s oil industry. The refinery closures helped push U ...

Iranian FM, UN envoy discuss developments in Syria

KurdPress - 2017-08-29 09:20
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and UN special envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura on Monday conferred on political initiations for the resolution of crisis in the war-torn Syria. ...

2 Killed in Clashes with Iranian Peshmerga Forces NE Erbil

BAS News - 2017-08-25 19:53
ERBIL— At least two civilians have been killed after the residents of a village in Erbil province and the Peshmerga forces from the Iranian Kurdish Komala party confronted each other on Friday evening. The confrontations occurred in Gundazhor village at ...

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 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 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 ...

Kurdish delegation is not to win Baghdad’s accord to referendum: deputy

KurdPress - 2017-08-10 13:14
A member of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) stated that a delegation from the Kurdistan Region is to visit Baghdad, clarifying that the aim of the delegation is not to satisfy the central government of Iraq to accord with the Kurdish region’s planned ...

Iraq Does Not Pose Obstacles to Kurdistan’s Independence Referendum: FM

BAS News - 2017-08-07 15:17
BAGHDAD — The Iraqi central government will not create obstacles on Kurdistan Region’s path towards holding the independence referendum, the country’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ibrahim Jafaari, said. Kurdish member of the Iraqi parliament, Ardalan Nou ...

Iraqi North Oil Company Resumes Oil Exports to Ceyhan

BAS News - 2017-08-06 16:02
ERBIL — The state-run North Oil Company (NOC) resumed exporting Kikruk’s oil to Turkey’s Ceyhan port after it was halted earlier today by the Iraqi central government’s decision. Fuad Hussein, a member of the committee for oil and energy affairs in Kirku ...

Iraqi Oil Ministry Halts Kirkuk's Oil Exports to Ceyhan Port

BAS News - 2017-08-06 15:10
ERBIL — The state-run North Oil Company (NOC) was ordered on Sunday by the Iraqi central government to halt its oil exports to Turkey's Ceyhan port. Fuad Hussein, a member of the committee for oil and energy affairs in Kirkuk provincial council, told Kur ...