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Barzani sends condolences to families of victims of sunday earthquake

Barzani sends condolences to families of victims of sunday earthquake

Waar Media - 2017-11-14 09:17
The outgoing Kurdistan Region President sends condolences to the people affected by the earthquake in the Kurdistan Region and Iranian Kurdistan (Rojhelat). Masoud Barzani in a statement on Monday expressed his sympathy with the victims of the earthquake ...
Barzani sends condolences to families of victims of sunday earthquake - Waar Media

Iraq Approves Deal to Import More Natural Gas from Iran

BAS News - 2017-12-05 20:15
ERBIL — The Iraqi government has approved a deal to import natural gas from neighbouring Iran to the Diyala province, the government said in a statement on Tuesday. By the new deal, the size of imports of natural gas from Iran further increases after the ...

US Assures Peshmerga of $364 Million Aid for 2018

BAS News - 2017-11-29 21:27
ERBIL — The US-led Global Coalition has assured Kurdistan Region’s Peshmerga Ministry of $364 million financial assistance for the upcoming year, the ministry confirmed in a statement on Wednesday. The announcement was made during a meeting between Actin ...

Turkish Jets Strike PKK Positions in Asos Mountains, Sulaymaniyah

BAS News - 2017-11-28 11:19
ERBIL — Turkish military announced on Tuesday it bombarded over 40 positions of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in northern Sulaymaniyah Province. In a statement on Tuesday, the Turkish General Staff said the airstrikes were launched Monday in the Aso ...

US Concerned Over Forced Return of IDPs in Iraq

BAS News - 2017-11-28 01:00
BAGHDAD — The United States embassy in Baghdad said on Monday that it views “with great concern” the reports of individual being forced to leave the IDP camps in Anbar and Salahaddin Provinces of Iraq. “The U.S. Embassy reiterates the U.S. Government’s s ...

Kremlin: Putin and Assad meet in Sochi

Waar Media - 2017-11-21 13:05
WAAR-DUHOK: On November 20, Russian President Vladimir Putin held a meeting with his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi, the Kremlin press service said in a statement. “On November 20, talks took place between Rus ...

Fundraising campaign to support Rojhilat started in Girkê Legê

ANHA - 2017-11-18 14:30
Kurdish Red Crescent in Girkê Legê district launched a campaign to raise funds for the victims of the earthquake that hit areas in Başûr and Rojhalat Kurdistan, while the Council of Democratic Society Movement confirmed its support for the campaign in a s ...

Turkey Delivers Aid to Kurdistan’s Earthquake Victims

BAS News - 2017-11-14 01:46
ERBIL — Turkey delivered assistance to the victims of Sunday’s earthquake in the Kurdistan Region on Monday.A strong earthquake hit the Kurdistan Region cities at around 9 pm on Sunday. Following the earthquake the Turkish Prime Minister said “Turkey sta ...

Barzani Sends Condolences to Families of Victims of Sunday Earthquake

BAS News - 2017-11-14 01:46
ERBIL — Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani has released an official statement to send condolences to the victims of Sunday earthquake which has taken the lives of hundreds of people across the Kurdistan Region and Kurdish areas of Iran. According to the lates ...

YPG delivered IS families to Russian representatives

ANHA - 2017-11-13 12:58
The General Command of People Protection Units (YPG) handed over a number of families of IS mercenaries to the Russian Federation during a press conference held between YPG and Russia military commands. ...

Iraq recognizes KRG’s autonomous status in 2018 budget

Waar Media - 2017-11-12 23:34
WAAR-DUHOK: The Kurdistan Region is recognised by the Iraqi government in the draft budgets for 2018, said Saad al-Hadithi, the spokesperson for the Iraqi government. The official said in a statement on Sunday that Baghdad is committed to the borders of ...

Mass Graves Containing 400 IS Victims Found in Hawija

BAS News - 2017-11-12 12:05
KIRKUK — Mass graves containing around 400 bodies, believed to be Islamic State (IS) victims, have been discovered in Hawija district, southern Kirkuk Province. The graves were found at al-Bakkara military base, 3 km to southwest of Hawija, which IS had ...

Iraq aims to double Kirkuk oil output capacity

KurdPress - 2017-10-21 14:03
Iraq plans to contract a foreign oil company to almost double the oil production capacity of the northern Kirkuk fields, to more than one million barrels per day, Oil Minister Jabar al-Luaibi said in a statement on Tuesday. ...

Barzani to Release a Statement on Situation in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2017-10-17 13:07
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani is expected to release a statement on Tuesday, October 17 about the latest situation in Kurdistan. Following the offensive by the Iraqi government against Kirkuk on Monday, Barzani is expected to address ...