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Parliament’s presidency welcomes Armenia’s Ambassador to Iraq

Parliament’s presidency welcomes Armenia’s Ambassador to Iraq

Perlemanikurdistan - 2019-04-05 00:52

Parliament’s presidency welcomes Armenia’s Ambassador to Iraq - Perlemanikurdistan

Iraq signs deal with Germany’s Siemens to upgrade electricity infrastructure

E-Kurd - 2019-04-30 19:47
BERLIN,— German engineering group Siemens on Tuesday signed a roadmap agreement with Iraq’s Minister of Electricity Luay al-Khateeb to upgrade Iraq’s electricity infrastructure. Iraq’s government had said on Monday it would “cooperate” with Siemens in a ...

Russia Asks China’s Help To Bbuild Arctic Shipping Route

Waar Media - 2019-04-20 14:42
WAAR_DUHOK Russia has asked China for a partnership in developing ports and other facilities in the Arctic region, media reports said Friday. “Russia wants to team up with China to build an Arctic shipping route,” Russian Ambassador to China Andrey Denis ...

Iran Appoints News Ambassador to the UN

BAS News - 2019-04-09 16:21
ERBIL — The Islamic Republic of Iran has appointed a new envoy to the Untied Nations as tensions with the US rapidly increased. Tehran said on Tuesday that Majid Takht Ravanchi is appointed to serve as the new ambassador to the United Nations, state medi ...

Turkey's Erdogan to discuss possible operation in Syria with Putin

Kathimerini - 2019-04-08 17:51
, Russia's RIA news agency reported. Erdogan has vowed to crush US-backed Kurdish fighters east..., Washington's main Muslim ally within NATO, considers Syria's YPG Kurdish militia an enemy and has already ...

Turkey's Erdogan to discuss possible operation in Syria with Putin: RIA

Reuters - 2019-04-08 10:41
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said he planned to discuss a possible Turkish military operation in Syria when he visits Moscow for talks with President Vladimir Putin on Monday, Russia's RIA news agency reported. ...

Iran’s Khamenei urges Iraq to force out U.S. troops ‘as soon as possible’

E-Kurd - 2019-04-07 15:37
TEHRAN,— Iran’s top leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei urged Iraq on Saturday to demand U.S. troops leave “as soon as possible”, during a visit by Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi that showed off Tehran’s strong influence in Baghdad despite U.S. pressure ...

Li Parîs, Evry û Toûloûseyê tecrîd hate protestokirin

ANF - 2019-04-06 06:39
Li paytexta Fransa Parîsê, li Banliyoya Evry û bajarê Toûloûse tecrîda Îmralî hate protesto kirin. ...

Japan’s contribution to clearing Iraq’s explosive hazards

The Global Coalition - 2019-04-05 16:16
Article Japan’s contribution to clearing Iraq’s explosive hazards Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

US suspends F-35 deliveries to Turkey over S-400

Waar Media - 2019-04-02 14:11
WAAR_DUHOK The U.S. announced Monday that it has suspended “deliveries and activities” related to Turkey’s procurement of the F-35 fifth-generation stealth fighter jet over Ankara’s plans to buy Russia’s S-400 surface-to-air missile system. “We very much ...

N.Korea Food, Currency Reserves Drying Up: Report

Waar Media - 2019-04-01 18:43
WAAR_DUHOK North Korea is running short fast on foreign currency, food, and oil reserves that they would not hold up not even for a year, according to a report Monday. The Seoul-based daily Chosunilbo said Kim Song, North Korea’s ambassador to the UN, ha ...

Denmark’s contribution to further stabilisation

The Global Coalition - 2019-03-29 20:49
Article Denmark’s contribution to further stabilisation Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

Parliament Set to Discuss Reactivation of Kurdistan Presidency

BAS News - 2019-03-29 13:02
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament has scheduled a session for Saturday to discuss the reactivation of the regional presidency. According to an announcement by parliament speaker, lawmakers will convene and discuss the reactivation of presidency and the ...

Denmark’s contribution to Iraq’s security and justice

The Global Coalition - 2019-03-22 18:54
Article Denmark’s contribution to Iraq’s security and justice Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

Italy to Prolong Military Assistance to Peshmerga if KRG Requests: Envoy

BAS News - 2019-03-17 20:54
ERBIL - Italy has promised to prolong its military assistance to the Kurdistan Region's Peshmerga forces as long as the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) requests that, Italian Ambassador to Iraq Bruno Pasquino was quoted as saying. The Italian envoy m ...

US on Rouhani’s Trip to Iraq: Not in the Interest of Iraqis

BAS News - 2019-03-12 13:12
ERBIL — The United States believes that Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s visit to Iraq, where he signed several agreements, is not serving the interests of the people of Iraq, US special representative on Iran, Brian Hook, said. Rouhani is now in Iraq ...

Turkish foreign ministry summons Belgium's ambassador in Ankara

Reuters - 2019-03-11 17:59
Turkey's foreign ministry summoned Belgium's ambassador in Ankara on Monday after a Belgian court blocked the prosecution of some 30 people with alleged links to the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), a foreign ministry official said. ...

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 ...