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Massoud Barzani sets three principles for the formation of the new Iraqi government

Erbil: US Envoy, Kurdish PM Break Soil For New Consulate Facility

BAS News - 2018-07-06 12:02
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region PM Nechirvan Barzani participated on Friday, alongside with US Ambassador to Iraq, Douglas Silliman, and US Consul General, Ken Gross, the groundbreaking ceremony for the new US Consulate General in Erbil government. "The new com ...

Kurdistan Ballots are Safe: Commission

BAS News - 2018-06-11 12:06
ERBIL — The votes from the Kurdistan Region casted for the recent Iraqi parliamentary election are safe after the fire incident in Baghdad’s warehouse, an official said. Speaking to Kurdistan 24, Ali Qader, head of Iraqi electoral commission’s provincial ...

KDP: No Objection to Manual Recounting of Iraq’s Election Ballots

BAS News - 2018-06-07 22:01
ERBIL — Officials and representatives from the ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) have made it clear that the party has no objections to the manual recounting of ballots for the recent Iraqi parliamentary election, in which the KDP has won the major ...

Turkey, U.S. endorse roadmap for Kurdish city of Manbij

Waar Media - 2018-06-04 20:41
WAAR-DUHOK: Turkey and the United States on Monday endorsed a roadmap for the northern Kurdish-Syrian city of Manbij and underlined their mutual commitment to its implementation following a meeting of their foreign ministers in Washington. The move, long ...

Officers killed, civilians injured in Kirkuk bombing attacks

Kurdistan24 - 2018-06-03 20:38
Although no one has claimed responsibility for the incidents, Iraqi authorities point fingers at Islamic State sleeper cells that carry out small-scale attacks, especially in the Kirkuk and Diyala provinces. (Photo: Waar Media) ...

Updated Figures for Yezidi Victims of IS

BAS News - 2018-06-03 14:42
ERBIL — The general directorate of Yezidis Affairs at Kurdistan Region’s Ministry of Endowment and Religious Affairs has updated the figures for the Yezidi victims of the Islamic State (IS) in an official report. According to the report, the total number ...

KRG PM Barzani: We will seriously be part of Iraqi government form talks

Waar Media - 2018-05-16 16:45
WAAR-DUHOK: A high-level Kurdish delegation soon will visit Baghdad to engage in talks on the formation of the next Iraqi government. “In the near future [the Kurdish leadership] will go to Baghdad and begin talks with all the Iraqi parties to form the g ...

Modigliani nude sells for $157.2 million in New York

Waar Media - 2018-05-15 11:45
WAAR-DUHOK: A stunning nude that is the largest painting produced by Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani sold for $157.2 million in New York on Monday, becoming the fourth most expensive work of art sold at auction. Painted a century ago, Modigliani’s maste ...