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Barzani Says His Mission Ends with Independence of 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 Says His Mission Ends with Independence of Kurdistan - BAS News

Kurdistan Region President meets with US Secretary of Defense

KRG-Spain - 2017-09-06 00:02
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq ( – Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani met with a senior American delegation headed by Secretary of Defense James Mattis in Erbil. According to the official website of the Kurdistan Region Presidency, P ...

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 ...

Zalmay Khalilzad says Barzani signals referendum could be postponed

E-Kurd - 2017-09-05 14:01
ANKARA,— Former U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Zalmay Khalilzad said he has indicated fresh signals given by Massoud Barzani to postpone the referendum on the independence of Kurdistan region of Iraq, set to be held on Sept. 25. During an interview with Haber T ...

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 ...

The next iPhone is going to be unveiled Sept 12, report says

Waar Media - 2017-08-29 12:40
WAAR-DUHOK: Apple will host its big iPhone 8 event on Sept.12, Dow Jones said Monday. The tech giant is expected to announce a bevy of products, including two new iterative iPhone updates, possibly named the iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus, in addition to a ...

Barzani: Chief Aim of Referendum Is Independence

BAS News - 2017-08-10 12:57
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani stressed that the chief aim behind holding the September vote is “independence.” In an interview with the Egyptian Ahram Paper, Barzani said the people of Kurdistan Region will determine their future thro ...

Barzani: Causes of Rise of IS in Iraq Must Be Uprooted

BAS News - 2017-08-09 11:54
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani said that after defeating the Islamic State (IS) in Mosul, the Iraqi government needs to deal with the factors that led to the emergence and growth of the organization. “We should not only deal with the o ...