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Masror Barzani Revives The Armenian Ambassador In Iraq

Masror Barzani Revives The Armenian Ambassador In Iraq

Waar Media - 2019-04-04 18:41
WAAR_DUHOK Masror Barzani welcomed the Armenian ambassador in Baghdad Hrachya Poladian , and they discussed the historical relations between them, and means of enhancing economic and cultural relations between the two sides. The two sides referred to the ...
Masror Barzani Revives The Armenian Ambassador In Iraq - Waar Media

Prime Minister Barzani and U.S. Vice President discuss developments in the Kurdistan Region and Iraq

KRG-Spain - 2019-04-30 00:01
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani held a phone call with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence. They discussed the latest security developments in the disputed territories and the political situation in the Kurdis ...

Masoud Barzani Discusses the Political Affairs in Iraq with Al-Halbusi

Waar Media - 2019-04-23 17:17
WAAR_DUHOK President of the Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, received the Iraqi Parliament Speaker Mohemmed Al-Halbusi Monday; they discussed the political affairs and developments in the country and some other issues. Barzani expressed Kurdistan’s desi ...

Der Spiegel: There is ethnic and cultural cleansing in Afrin

ANF - 2019-04-23 15:45
Prominent German news journal Der Spiegel published an article-analysis on Turkish state occupied Afrin. The journal pointed out that there is an ethnic and cultural cleansing going on in Afrin. ...

Coalition aiding liberated communities through support for stabilisation projects; reaffirm commitment at key meeting in Baghdad today

The Global Coalition - 2019-04-17 15:29
On Wednesday 17 April 2019, the Coalition’s Stabilisation Working Group met in Baghdad, the first such meeting in the Iraqi capital, and since Daesh’s total loss of territory in both Iraq and Syria. Article Coalition aiding liberated communities through ...

MPs in Baghdad Looking for Kurds Who Joined IS

BAS News - 2019-04-17 11:36
ERBIL — Kurdish lawmakers are working to find out if the Kurdish members of Islamic State (IS) are among those jihadists arrested now in Baghdad. MP Nasr Harki told BasNews that they have prepared a list of those believed to have left Kurdistan to join t ...

A lot of works and efforts made in order to increase the beauty of the city

SDF Press - 2019-04-14 21:00
Raqqa – in coordination with the department of environment and Gardens in Raqqa the cleaning department clean the sidewalks, the roads and the western entrance of the city in order to restore the beauty and cultural splendor of the city by removing the di ...

Threats to members of the "Zagros_Chawe_Remaneh" Campaign in Oshnavieh and Mahabad

Kurdpa - 2019-04-10 16:33
Kurdpa Agency: The intelligence forces and the Revolutionary Guards threatened members of the Zagros_Chawe_Remaneh campaign in Oshnovieh and Mahabad. ...

US Increasing Troops in Iraq to Protect IS Leader Baghdadi: Iraqi Expert

BAS News - 2019-04-08 23:13
ERBIL - The United States' aim in increasing its forces in Iraq is to protect the top Islamic State (IS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, an Iraqi expert was quoted as saying. Al-Maalomah news agency quoted Kazzem al-Haaj as claiming that Washington is tryin ...

US to Cut Diplomatic Staff in Baghdad, Erbil: Report

BAS News - 2019-04-07 11:09
ERBIL — The United States is planning to reduce the number of its diplomatic personnel stationed in Baghdad and Erbil, a report claimed. Washington is considering a similar plan also in Afghanistan, according to US officials cited by Foreign Policy magaz ...

Saudis open consulate in Iraq for the first time in nearly 30 years

E-Kurd - 2019-04-05 11:06
BAGHDAD,— Iraq says Saudi Arabia has opened a consulate in Baghdad for the first time in nearly 30 years in a sign of improving ties. The consulate, which will issue visas to Iraqis, was opened during a two-day visit by a delegation headed by the Saudi m ...

Saudi to Open New Consulates in Iraq: Minister

BAS News - 2019-04-04 00:39
ERBIL - Saudi Arabia is expected to open four new consulates in Iraq, the Saudi Minister of Commerce and Investment, Majid bin Abdullah Al Qasabi, revealed on Wednesday. Qasabi made the remarks during a joint press conference with Iraqi Oil Minister Samr ...

Iran Responsible for Hundreds of Fallen US Troops in Iraq: Official

BAS News - 2019-04-03 15:53
ERBIL — US Special Representative for Iran, Brian Hook, has accused Iran of being behind the killing of hundreds of US troops in Iraq after 2003. “In Iraq, I can announce today, based on declassified US military reports, that Iran is responsible for the ...

Iran Is Making a Play to Outmaneuver the United States in Iraq :: Middle East Forum

Meforum - 2019-04-02 18:00

Iraq: Basra Steps Up Efforts for Autonomy

BAS News - 2019-04-02 14:35
ERBIL — The provincial council in Iraq’s southern province held an extraordinary session on Tuesday to bring back the demand for autonomy into spotlight in the country and take concrete actions. The oil-rich province generates the largest revenue for Ira ...

How Japan is combating public health emergencies in Iraq

The Global Coalition - 2019-04-01 19:18
Article How Japan is combating public health emergencies in Iraq Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

US to Deploy ‘Arctic Wolves’ Combat Team in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-03-30 14:01
ERBIL — The US Army has confirmed that it will deploy Arctic Wolves of the 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team in Iraq by this summer. The fresh troops will support Operation Inherent Resolve, according to an official statement cited by Sputnik. "The brigade ...

Japan’s further contribution to displaced people in Iraq

The Global Coalition - 2019-03-29 12:51
Article Japan’s further contribution to displaced people in Iraq Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

Some 20,000 Iraqis could return from Syria in weeks: Red Cross

E-Kurd - 2019-03-12 11:20
GENEVA,— Around 20,000 Iraqis in Syria, including women and children who fled Islamic State’s last enclave, are expected to be sent home in weeks under an agreement with Baghdad, a senior official of the International Committee of the Red Cross said on M ...

Iran’s Rouhani Arrives in Baghdad

BAS News - 2019-03-11 11:18
ERBIL — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani arrived in Baghdad on Monday in hopes of strengthening the trade ties while under pressure from the US sanctions on Tehran. Prior to his arrival, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif visited Baghdad to pr ...

Iranian FM in Baghdad Ahead of Rouhani's Visit

BAS News - 2019-03-09 22:47
ERBIL - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived in Baghdad on Saturday for an unannounced visit, while officials said the tour was a prelude to President Hassan Rouhani's visit to Iraq scheduled for Monday. Iraqi sources said that "Zarif ar ...