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Gazprom Announces Increased Production in Kurdistan

Gazprom Announces Increased Production in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-04-05 14:25
ERBIL — Russia’s Gazprom Neft announced on Thursday that it has increased production at the Sarqala field in Kurdistan Region. The giant oil company said a new production well has helped boosting production at the field by 25%. “Potential production at t ...
Gazprom Announces Increased Production in Kurdistan - BAS News

Turkish-backed FSA Claims It Conducted Operation Against YPG

BAS News - 2019-05-04 23:04
ERBIL - The Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) claimed on Saturday that it has carried out an operation against the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) in several villages in Tal Rifa'at city. The operation came after clashes erupted betwee ...

Iraq Receives Final Batch of F-16s

BAS News - 2019-05-03 19:04
ERBIL - Iraq said on Friday that it has received the final batch of F-16 jets from the US. As part of a previous agreement between the two countries, Iraq received the five F-16 Fighting Falcons during a ceremony at Balad Air Base, north of capital Baghd ...

Public Prosecutor to Probe Allegation of Hidden Cameras in Sulaymaniyah Resort

BAS News - 2019-04-25 15:39
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s Public Prosecutor said on Thursday that it will launch a prompt investigation into the allegations of hidden cameras installed in touristic residences at Chavy Land resort and amusement park in Sulaymaniyah. Earlier on Wednesda ...

Dana Gas Boosts Production in Kurdistan | MENAFN.COM

Menafn - 2019-04-11 23:51

Syrian Kurds Announce Deal to Return 31,000 Displaced Iraqis

BAS News - 2019-04-11 23:48
ERBIL - The US-backed Syrian Kurds announced on Thursday that they had reached an agreement with Baghdad for returning some 31,000 displaced Iraqis, the majority of whom are women and children, from northeastern Syria to Iraq. "A delegation from the Iraq ...

Gazprom Neft Expands Oil Production In The Kurdistan Region Of Iraq

Oilandgasonline - 2019-04-09 18:12

New Batch of Russian T-90 Tanks Delivered to Iraq

BAS News - 2019-04-09 15:01
ERBIL — The Iraqi government announced on Tuesday that it has received another batch of T-90 battle tanks from Russia. This was the fourth shipment of the T-90s that Russia has delivered to the defense ministry of Iraq, according to Maj. Gen. Walid Khali ...

US Designates Iran’s IRGC as “Foreign Terrorist Organization”

BAS News - 2019-04-08 17:34
ERBIL — The US announced on Monday that it has designated Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) as a foreign terrorist organization. “Today, I am formally announcing my Administration’s plan to designate Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) ...

Iraq Receives Another Batch of F-16s

BAS News - 2019-04-08 11:08
ERBIL — Iraq announced on Sunday that it has received another batch of F-16 Fighting Falcons from the US. The delivery was made up of six new jet that will join Iraq’s airpower to bring the total number to 27, Yahya Rasoul, the spokesperson for Iraqi Sec ...

Dana Gas expands gas production in Kurdistan region

Kurdiu - 2019-04-07 19:31

Russia’s Gazprom announces production increase at Kurdistan oilfield

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-04 19:34

Erbil Security Forces Arrest Group Behind Assassination Attempts

BAS News - 2019-04-04 19:26
ERBIL — Kurdish security forces in Erbil announced on Thursday that they have arrested a group of four people in the capital city who have already admitted to assassination plots. The group, including a woman, previously attempted to kill “any member” fr ...

Gazprom Neft expands oil production in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq - EIN News

Einnews - 2019-04-04 09:37

[PICTURES]: Heavy Rainfall Blocks Main Roads in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-04-02 13:29
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region was hit by a wave of heavy rainfalls that resulted in the blockage of several main roads. According to the information obtained by BasNews, heavy rocks have fallen on the road connecting Raniya, Koysinjaq and Doukan. Local munici ...

Christians to Join and Support New Cabinet in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-04-01 14:22
ERBIL — The Christian factions in the Kurdistan Region will join the new government and they will contribute to the development of the region through a strong government, said a Christian lawmaker. The Kurdistan Region has been known as the safe haven fo ...

Lashing Rainfall Shuts Down Schools in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-03-31 01:17
ERBIL - Authorities in the Kurdistan Region's provinces of Erbil, Sulaimaniya and Halabja have announced Sunday a holiday for schools as heavy rainfalls and floods are forecasted in the region. "For the sake of public interest and the safety of the lives ...

Weather Alert as Heavy Rainfall Expected in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-03-30 14:01
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s directorate of Meteorology and Seismology has issued a weather alert as heavy rainfalls are expected with the threat of flash floods. “A heavy rainfall is expected to hit Kurdistan Region with thunder and storm, starting Saturd ...

Thousands of voters travel from Istanbul to Kurdistan

ANF - 2019-03-30 12:31
HDP’s Mobile Voters Commission sent thousands of voters to their hometowns in Kurdistan so they can vote. ...

Gorran Supports Amendment to Kurdistan Presidency Law

BAS News - 2019-03-28 15:21
ERBIL — Change Movement (Gorran) announced on Thursday that it supports the amendment to the Kurdistan Region presidency law to elect the new president at the parliament. Earlier the day, the bill, signed by 68 lawmakers, was submitted to the parliament. ...

PUK: All Preparations Made for Participating in Next Cabinet

BAS News - 2019-03-10 18:55
ERBIL - The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) said on Sunday that it has made all the preparations for participating in the next Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG). Earlier the day, the PUK held a meeting, led by Deputy Secretary General Kosrat Rasoul, ...