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Mosul flooding: BCF to send aid after mayor’s plea

Mosul flooding: BCF to send aid after mayor’s plea

Rûdaw - 2018-12-09 01:02
Heavy rain has caused significant damage to roads and infrastructure ...
Mosul flooding: BCF to send aid after mayor’s plea - Rûdaw

BCF Sends Aid to Flood Affected Civilians in Kurdistan's Soran

BAS News - 2018-12-21 21:52
ERBIL - The Barzani Charity Foundation (BCF) delivered humanitarian aid on Friday to the civilians affected by flood in Soran district of Erbil province. Talking to BasNews, Emad Kan'an, head of the Civil Defense Corps in Soran, said that the recent heav ...

Husbands wrongly accused of abuse after changes to legal aid rules, charity claims

Telegraph - 2018-12-13 09:13

Pictures: BCF Delivers Winter Aid to Yezidi Children in IDP Camp

BAS News - 2018-12-12 13:59
ERBIL — The Barzani Charity Organization (BCF) on Wednesday delivered another shipment of humanitarian aid to the Yezidi children in an IDP camp of Mount Sinjar. BCF representative in Sinjar told BasNews that more than 7,500 children received winter clot ...

Masrour Barzani, Polish Minister Discuss Humanitarian Aid to IDPs

BAS News - 2018-12-12 12:23
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC), Masrour Barzani, received on Wednesday the Polish Minister for Humanitarian Affairs to talk about cooperation in delivering aid to refugees and IDPs settled in the Kurdistan Region. Barzani ...

14 candidates to compete for Miss Iraqi Kurdistan 2019

E-Kurd - 2018-12-10 18:59
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Fourteen candidates have been selected to compete in Iraqi Kurdistan’s 2019 beauty pageant, scheduled to be held on December 20, 2019. Based on the criteria for the contest, the candidates have to be between the ag ...

US Asks Falih Fayadh to Abandon Candidacy for Iraq’s Interior Minister

BAS News - 2018-12-10 13:07
ERBIL — The United States has asked Iraqi politician Falih Fayadh to withdraw his candidacy for the position of Iraqi interior minister in Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi’s cabinet, a report claimed. Lebanese newspaper al-Akhbar cited an anonymous source ...

BCF Sends Aid to Civilians Affected by Flood in Ninevah

BAS News - 2018-12-09 17:14
ERBIL - The Kurdish Barzani Charity Foundation (BCF) delivered on Sunday humanitarian aid to IDPs and civilians in the Iraqi province of Ninevah. Earlier on Friday, the mayor of Mosul called on the Kurdish prominent leader and former president of the Kur ...

Kurdistan Commission of Integrity Sends 38 Corruption Cases to Court

BAS News - 2018-12-09 13:32
ERBIL — The Commission of Integrity of Kurdistan Region has sent 38 cases related to corruption to the court after proper investigations were concluded, head of the commission said. Judge Ahmed Anwar told reporters on Sunday that 208 other cases of corru ...

Roads and bridges crumble in Erbil flash flooding

Rûdaw - 2018-12-09 01:02
Heavy rain and landslips have caused serious damage to infrastructure ...

Oil Prices Boosted After OPEC's Deal to Cut Output

BAS News - 2018-12-08 23:37
ERBIL - Iraqi Oil Minister Thamer Ghadhban said on Saturday that major oil producers, including the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), have agreed on cutting oil production by 1.2 million barrels a day (bpd). "Apart from Russia, Ir ...

Iraqi Parliament Praises KRG's Efforts to Send Aid to Flood Affected Areas

BAS News - 2018-12-08 21:55
ERBIL - The Iraqi Council of Representatives has hailed the the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) for its efforts to send humanitarian aid to the country's civilians affected by the recent flash floods. "We thank the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) ...

Barzani foundation sends aid to flooded IDPs after Mosul mayor's request

Kurdistan24 - 2018-12-08 19:31

BCF to Send Aid to Mosul Flood Affected

BAS News - 2018-12-08 14:51
ERBIL — The Barzani Charity Foundation (BCF) will send a “large shipment” of humanitarian aid to the civilians affected by flood in and around Mosul, Iraq’s northern province of Nineveh. The decision came after Mosul mayor appealed to former president of ...

Mosul Mayor Calls on Barzani to Send Humanitarian Aid to IDPs

BAS News - 2018-12-07 21:07
ERBIL - The mayor of the Iraqi city of Mosul has called on the Kurdish prominent leader Masoud Barzani to deliver humanitarian aid to the IDPs and villagers in the area who have been affected by the recent flash floods. Zuhair Muhssein al-Araji urged Bar ...

USAID has contributed $68M to improve access to jobs and markets in Iraq

The Global Coalition - 2018-11-30 11:14
USAID has contributed $68M to improve access to jobs and markets L’article USAID has contributed $68M to improve access to jobs and markets in Iraq est apparu en premier sur The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

BCF to Deliver Humanitarian Aid to Flood-Affected Families in Salahaddin

BAS News - 2018-11-24 23:51
ERBIL - The Barzani Charity Foundation (BCF) will deliver on Sunday humanitarian assistance to the families affected by the recent floods in the province of Salahaddin. According to a statement by the organization, the aid will be delivered to the town o ...