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Barzani and Abadi discuss cooperation against IS on phone

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). ...
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Iraq outraged by deal to transfer Islamic State fighters to its border

E-Kurd - 2017-09-05 14:01
BAGHDAD,— Iraq’s Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi criticised the ceasefire deals that saw hundreds of Islamic State (IS) group militants evacuated from an enclave on the Lebanese-Syrian border. The militants were given safe passage to the Syrian province o ...

Massoud Barzani says Kurds could consider delay of vote with guarantees

E-Kurd - 2017-09-05 14:01
Barzani says he will resign if people vote against independence HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Massoud Barzani said a postponement to Kurdistan referendum on independence could be considered if the Iraqi government and the international communit ...

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 ...

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 ...

IS Rule on the Decline; Influx of IDPs to Kurdistan Still on the Rise

BAS News - 2017-09-02 02:46
ERBIL — Even though Islamic State (IS) rule in most of the strategic cities and towns of Iraq has been drawn to a close, yet the number of civilians escaping their homes to seek refuge in Kurdistan Region is on the rise. During our visit to Hasan-Sham ca ...

Coalition Conducts 30 Airstrikes Against IS in Syria and Iraq

BAS News - 2017-09-01 21:39
ERBIL — US-led coalition carried out 30 airstrikes against the so-called Islamic State (IS), consisting of 52 engagements in both Syria and Iraq, Combined Joint Task Forces- Operation Inherent Resolve officials said on Friday. According to the officials, ...

IS Leader al-Baghdadi Believed to Be Alive and Hiding

BAS News - 2017-08-31 22:40
ERBIL — The leader of the so-called Islamic State (IS) Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is believed to be alive and hiding in the Middle Euphrates River Valley, between Iraq and Syria, a Pentagon official said on Thursday. According to General Stephen Townsend, Chie ...

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 ...

Ceasefire with ISIS on Syria-Lebanon border

Waar Media - 2017-08-27 15:18
WAAR-DUHOK: A ceasefire has been declared in offensives against ISIS on the Syria-Lebanon border. The militants have been fighting the Lebanese army on one front, and Hezbollah with the Syrian army on the other. Lebanon’s army said the pause in operation ...

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 ...

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. ...