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Masrour Barzani: Kurds Have Every Right to Self-determination

Masrour Barzani: Kurds Have Every Right to Self-determination

BAS News - 2017-09-09 15:24
ERBIL — The Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council, Masrour Barzani, has reiterated that Kurds as a nation “have every right to self-determination” and owning a country of their own. “If you look at our history, we have been mistreated throughou ...
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Masrour Barzani: Holding Referendum “a Democratic Right”

BAS News - 2017-09-24 01:43
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council, Masrour Barzani, has reiterated that the people of Kurdistan Region are holding a referendum on statehood to exercise their democratic rights. With the countdown already started for Kurdistan’s ind ...

Masrour Barzani: Kurds Seek Peace, But Won't Surrender

BAS News - 2017-09-22 10:33
ERBIL — Chancellor of the Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) Masrour Barzani said that they expect the world to recognize all what the Kurds have done for them, in reference to the war against Islamic State (IS). “I think that we have done for the ...

Barzani Foundation Delivers Clothing Assistance to Mosul IDPs

BAS News - 2017-09-13 15:28
ERBIL — Barzani Charity Foundation (BCF) delivered clothing assistance to around 1,500 displaced families settled in Dibaga and Hasan Sham camps near Erbil. BCF teams delivered the clothes aid, provided by REDTAG, to 491 displaced families in Dibaga 1 ca ...

Iraq’s Kurds Have Earned Their Right to Independence

Roji Kurd - 2017-09-13 00:05
The U.S. should offer full-throated support, not a quibble over timing. By: Eli Lak Consider the plight of an ethnic group seeking self-determination in the Middle East. Its leaders have renounced terrorism. Their militias fight alongside U.S. soldiers. W ...

Schools; witnesses to destruction in al-Shahba

ANHA - 2017-09-12 16:30
The schools of the canton of al-Shahba have become witnesses to the fierce battles and explosions rather than evidence of the rise and spread of education of generations because of the damage caused by the conflict between the forces that followed the con ...

Barzani to UN: Holding Referendum “Legitimate Right”

BAS News - 2017-09-11 15:24
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani has made it clear that the people in the region have the right to hold a referendum and determine their future as it is legitimate and natural. The vote will be held on time as the decision has been made ...

Barzani Refuses Arab League Request to Postpone Referendum

BAS News - 2017-09-10 00:15
ERBIL — Meeting with Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Abul Ghent in Erbil, Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani has made it clear that holding independence referendum is a decision of the people and political parties of Kurdistan Region, and cann ...

Barzani in Response to Hashd al-Shaabi: Kurds Ready to Defend Kirkuk

BAS News - 2017-09-09 11:19
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani has reiterated that Kirkuk is a Kurdish territory and they are ready to defend it whenever a threat is directed at the city. President's remarks are seemingly made in response to the threats by the Shi’it ...

Arab IDPs Return to Peshmerga-held Areas in Zummar

BAS News - 2017-09-04 15:00
ERBIL — A number of displaced Arab families returned to their areas on western Tigris River in northwest of Mosul after Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani ordered the Peshmerga forces to facilitate their return. Arab families who were dislodged fr ...

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 ...

Components of Nineveh Plains Seeking to Join Kurdistan Region

BAS News - 2017-08-28 14:40
ERBIL — The residents of Nineveh Plains are seeking to join Kurdistan Region after their region becomes a province. Yarwant Niasn Marcos, head of Armans Bloc in the Kurdistan Region Parliament, told BasNews that all the components of Nineveh Plains are w ...

Masrour Barzani: If Statehood Is a Risk, Subordination Is a Catastrophe

BAS News - 2017-08-22 10:04
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council, Masrour Barzani, said in an exclusive interview with BasNews that the greatest risk for Kurds is to remain under the rule of Baghdad and that the independence referendum set for 25th September this ...