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Iraqi PM says Kurdistan generated $7.6 billion revenue from oil exports in 2017

Iraqi PM says Kurdistan generated $7.6 billion revenue from oil exports in 2017 - E-Kurd

Abadi Strengthening Ties with Syrian Regime

BAS News - 2018-02-08 02:18
BAGHDAD — Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi met on Wednesday with Syrian Foreign Minister Mohamed al-Sha’ar, discussing ways to strengthen ties with Damascus and reopening border crossing. According to a statement by Abadi’s press office, the two offi ...

Iraqi PM Favors Elections to Proceed Resolving KRG's Issues

BAS News - 2018-02-04 19:02
ERBIL — An Iraqi parliament member from the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) said that he has learned that the Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi wants to proceed with the federal elections to resolving the issues between Erbil and Baghdad. MP Abdula ...

Iraqi PM says agreed with KRG PM on “RoadMap” to resolve disputes

Waar Media - 2018-02-03 20:59
WAAR-DUHOK: Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said he recently agreed on a “roadmap” with Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani to address the outstanding disputes between Erbil and Baghdad. Abadi met with Barzani twice in a week last mont ...

Kurdistan PM Meets Iraqi Counterpart for Second Time in a Week

BAS News - 2018-01-24 20:44
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani and his Iraqi counterpart Haider al-Abadi met on Wednesday for the second time since the independence referendum. The meeting was held on the sideline of the World Economic Forum as both leaders a ...

KRG PM meets Iraqi PM in Baghdad for first time after Kurdistan referendum

Waar Media - 2018-01-20 19:06
WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani on Saturday met with his Iraqi counterpart Haider al-Abadi in Baghdad, a source from Barzani’s office said. It is the first meeting between both Prime Ministers since relati ...

Six journalists died in Iraqi Kurdistan during 2017: Advocacy group

E-Kurd - 2018-01-14 06:08
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Metro Center for Journalists’ Rights and Advocacy announced in a press conference on Saturday that over 419 violations against 338 journalists occurred in 2017, in Iraq’s Kurdistan region. Six journalists died, tw ...

KRG Calls on Abadi to Fulfill His Promises, Act Instead of Talk

BAS News - 2018-01-10 23:22
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) on Wednesday responded to Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi’s recent remarks, urging the premier to put his words into action instead of repeatedly making statements about welcoming dialogue between Erbi ...

7.6'lık deprem sonrası tsunami alarmı

BAS News - 2018-01-10 07:20
BasNews- Orta Amerika ülkelerinden Honduras'ın kuzeyinde 7,6 büyüklüğünde deprem meydana geldi. Depremin ardından tsunami uyarısı yapıldı. ABD Jeolojik Araştırmalar Merkezi (USGS), Karayip Denizi'nde Honduras'ın kuzeyindeki Santanilla Adaları'nın doğusun ...

Baghdad Likely to Send Salaries of KRG Public Servants

BAS News - 2018-01-02 21:58
ERBIL — Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Tuesday that there are disagreements between Erbil and Baghdad over the accurate number of employees in the Kurdistan Region, but it may not pose any obstacle to sending salaries. Abadi made the remark ...

Members of European Parliament send a joint letter to Iraqi PM

Waar Media - 2017-12-21 16:56
WAAR-DUHOK: Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) on Wednesday sent a joint letter to the Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, asking him to kickstart talks with the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) to resolve the outstanding issues. The EMPs ref ...

Iraqi’s PM meets spiritual leader of Yazidi community in Baghdad

Waar Media - 2017-12-18 12:24
WAAR-DUHOK: Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has vowed to pave the way for the safe return of the Yezidis displaced as the result of the ISIS war when he received the spiritual leader of the Yezidi community in Iraq, Baba Shekh, on Sunday. PM Abadi s ...