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Barzani And Abadi Discussed IS Captives Issue over Phone

Barzani And Abadi Discussed IS Captives Issue over Phone

BAS News - 2017-09-02 09:09
ERBIL— Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi spoke over the phone with Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani about the destiny of the Islamic State (IS) members who surrendered to Peshmerga forces in Tel Afar. Dozens of IS militants from the Azaziyah ...
Barzani And Abadi Discussed IS Captives Issue over Phone - BAS News

Iraqi Parliament Authorizes Abadi to Deploy Troops in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2017-09-27 15:02
ERBIL — Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi attended the Iraqi parliamentary session on Wednesday, in a bid to introduce more measures against Kurdistan Region. Abadi said on Wednesday that the federal government will impose Iraq’s authority in all area ...

Barzani: Iraqi Constitution No Longer Valid

BAS News - 2017-09-06 18:35
ERBIL— Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani stated on Wednesday that the Iraqi constitution has lost all its validity and that Iraq is currently run by a sectarian government. Addressing the journalists, writers and intellectuals from the Kurdistan ...

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 and Abadi discuss cooperation against IS on phone

KurdPress - 2017-09-03 09:39
Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani and Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi spoke over the phone on Saturday and discussed the latest developments in the war against Islamic State (IS), said Kurdistan Region Presidency (KRP). ...

Barzani and Abadi Discuss Cooperation on Anti-IS Efforts

BAS News - 2017-09-02 22:07
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani and Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi spoke over the phone on Saturday to discuss the latest developments in the war against Islamic State (IS), said Kurdistan Region Presidency (KRP). Barzani emphasis ...

Wife of IS Member Surrenders to Peshmerga in Tel Afar

BAS News - 2017-09-02 11:09
ERBIL— The wife of an Islamic State (IS) member has surrendered to Kurdistan Peshmerga forces in Tel Afar frontlines, Kurdistan 24 news channel reported on Saturday. The woman, Kazhal Ali, is from the Kermanshah city in Iranian Kurdistan. She claimed tha ...

Turkish bombardment on Shara district

ANHA - 2017-08-31 20:49
AFRIN- The Turkish occupation army and its mercenaries is bombarding Shara district villages in Afrin canton in Afrin region as 6 shells have fallen on them till now. Hawar news agency reporters stated that the Turkish occupation army and its mercenaries ...

Iraqi PM Declares Complete Victory over IS in Tel Afar

BAS News - 2017-08-31 15:32
ERBIL — Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, released an official statement on Thursday to announce the conclusion of the battle against Islamic State (IS) in Tel Afar district, northwest of Mosul. "I declare to you that resilient Tel Afar joined libera ...

Kurds no longer welcomed in Iraq: Barzani

KurdPress - 2017-08-31 09:31
The Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani stated that the Kurds are not welcomed in Iraq anymore and Kurdistan independence is to prevent new catastrophes. ...

Abadi: Kirkuk's Decision to Participate in Kurdistan Referendum "Wrong"

BAS News - 2017-08-29 20:19
ERBIL— Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi stated on Tuesday that Kirkuk Provincial Council's vote to run Kurdistan Region's Independence referendum in the province is "wrong." Abadi made the comment in his weekly address, shortly after Kirkuk council r ...

AIDS on the Rise in Iraq: MP

BAS News - 2017-08-29 17:44
ERBIL— According to the official figures some 185 Iraqis are suffering from AIDS and the condition is spreading in Iraq, warned an MP on Tuesday. Fars Brifkani, the deputy chairman of Health and Environment Committee at the Iraqi House of Representatives ...

Over 150 IS Militants Killed by Peshmerga near Tel Afar: Official

BAS News - 2017-08-29 16:37
ERBIL—In the past two weeks, the Islamic State (IS) militants lost over 150 members in Tel Afar while confronting Kurdistan Peshmerga forces, said the deputy for Peshmerga Chief of Staff. Speaking to BasNews on Tuesday, Salar Mohammad Jabari said the Isl ...

Iraq’s Abadi Announces Tel Afar Operation

BAS News - 2017-08-20 09:46
ERBIL — Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced on Sunday the beginning of a massive operation to liberate Tel Afar from Islamic State (IS). In a televised statement, Abadi said that the remaining jihadists in Tel Afar (some 65 kilometres west of ...

Baghdad Looking Forward to Receiving Erbil Delegation: Abadi

BAS News - 2017-08-09 10:49
ERBIL — Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said he is expecting a delegation from Erbil to discuss the planned independence referendum and the days after. During his weekly press conference in Baghdad, Abadi said that Kurdistan Region’s independence re ...

U.S. foreign minister phones Barzani and Abadi

KurdPress - 2017-08-05 11:10
The U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has phoned Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani and Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi in two separate days, the U.S. special envoy to the anti-IS coalition Brett McGurk stated. ...