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French FM to Barzani: France Will Be with Kurdistan in Peace and War

French FM to Barzani: France Will Be with Kurdistan in Peace and War

BAS News - 2017-08-26 21:04
ERBIL— French Foreign Minister on Saturday told Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani that his country will support the Kurdistan Region in peace and in war, according to a report by Kurdistan Region presidency. A high level French government delegat ...
French FM to Barzani: France Will Be with Kurdistan in Peace and War - BAS News

US Delivers 120 Trucks of Weapons to SDF: Report

BAS News - 2017-09-19 20:49
ERBIL — The US government has reportedly sent a new shipment of weapons and ammunitions to the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) as part of the military operations against the Islamic State (IS) in Syria. According to Sputnik, 120 trucks, packed with standa ...

Barzani Says His Mission Ends with Independence of Kurdistan

BAS News - 2017-09-05 19:43
ERBIL— Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani has stated that his aim is making the people of Kurdistan independent and when this is met, his mission is fulfilled. His statement came during an interview with the al-Arabiya TV, which is due to be aired ...

Barzani: Bağımsızlık için bedel vermeye hazırız

Ilke Haber - 2017-08-30 13:26
Barzani: Bağımsızlık için bedel vermeye hazırızFederal Kürdistan Başkanı Mesud Barzani, ‘‘Zerre kadar referandumdan geri adım atmayız. Kürdistan’ın bağımsızlığı için her türlü bedeli ödemeye hazırız’’ dedi. ...

France to Grant a €430 Million Loan to Iraq

BAS News - 2017-08-26 21:19
ERBIL — France will grant a €430million loan to the Iraqi government, whose economy has been weakened by low oil prices and the ongoing fight against the so-called Islamic State (IS), the French Foreign Ministry announced on Saturday. Jean-Yves Le Drian, ...

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 ...

Kurdistan in September, be or not to be

Waar Media - 2017-08-24 14:48
WAAR-DUHOK: By Yousif Zawi After 101 years since Sykes-Picot agreement, the Kurds are seems to achieve their dream of self-determination thorough a democratic votes in historical referendum. The date declared to be September 25th in a meeting organised b ...

Astana talks on Syria can be held in mid-September

Waar Media - 2017-08-22 19:40
WAAR-DUHOK: The international meeting in Astana on the settlement in Syria can take place in mid-September, according to preliminary data, Kazakhstan’s Foreign Minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov told reporters on Tuesday. “According to the information received ...

U.S. Defense Secretary arrives in Erbil city

Waar Media - 2017-08-22 16:45
WAAR-DUHOK: A US delegation including Secretary of Defense James Mattis has landed in the Kurdistan Region’s capital of Erbil on Tuesday afternoon. It is expected Mattis will meet with Kurdistan President Masoud Barzani. The Kurdistan Region has planned ...

Tehran welcomes talks between Erbil, Baghdad: spokesman

KurdPress - 2017-08-16 12:30
Spokesman for Iranian Foreign Ministry, Bahram Ghasemi reiterated on August 15 that his country’s support for Iraq’s unity, saying Tehran welcomes recent dialogues held between Baghdad and Erbil to resolve internal pending issues. ...

UK export agency OKs $117 mln in finance for Iraq power projects

E-Kurd - 2017-08-11 22:46
BAGHDAD,— Britain’s export credit arm has announced $117 million in financing for General Electric and training provider Enka UK to help build two gas power projects in Iraq. UK Export Finance will support the early stages of construction of two GE-power ...

PYD meets with teachers in Kobani

ANHA - 2017-08-10 21:29
KOBANI – The Democratic Union Party (PYD) gathered with teachers in Pêndir village to promote Rojava’s general system. Representatives of the Democratic Union Party held discussions with teachers aiming to assess Rojava’s general system and the role of PY ...