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Kurdistan PM Expresses "Solidarity" with People of France on Notre Dame Fire

Kurdistan PM Expresses "Solidarity" with People of France on Notre Dame Fire

BAS News - 2019-04-15 23:10
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani has expressed solidarity with the people of France on the Notre Dame fire incident. "I express my solidarity with the people of Paris, and France in general, at this difficult time as the historic ...
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Kurdistan Security Chief Expresses Concern about Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-05-15 16:17
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council, Masrour Barzani, has expressed concern over the recent developments in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk. Discussing the issue in a meeting with British Ambassador to Iraq Jon Wilks, Barzani ...

Kurdistan PM, US Delegation Discuss Security, Politics in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-04-26 01:03
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received on Thursday a delegation from the US Congress for talks on the political and security developments in Iraq and the region. During the meeting,the officials, other than the bilateral relat ...

Kurdistan PM Discusses Politics, Security with Coalition

BAS News - 2019-04-24 01:04
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received the Deputy Special Envoy to the Global Coalition to Defeat Islamic State Ambassador William Roebuck on Tuesday for talks on a number of political and security issues in the region. During ...

Iraqi Parliament Speaker, Kurdistan PM Discuss IDPs

BAS News - 2019-04-23 10:56
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received on Thursday a delegation led by Iraqi Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halbousi in Erbil, where they talked about measures to help internally displaced persons (IDP). According to the reado ...

Sri Lanka Attacks Indicate Importance of "Common Global Values": Kurdistan PM

BAS News - 2019-04-22 00:40
ERBIL - Apart from decrying the terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka on Sunday, Kurdistan Region PM Nechirvan Barzani has also argued that such incidents indicate that there are forces trying to prevent the spread of "common global values", including peace and ...

Yellow vest anger burns in France, fueled by Notre Dame fire

Gulan Media - 2019-04-21 03:55

PM Barzani Hails Christians' Contributions to Making a Better Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-04-20 19:04
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani has extended his gratitude to Christians for their contribution to establishing a safer and better region. "I thank our Christian community for their contributions to making Kurdistan a better and ...

Solidarity with the hunger strikers in Reims and Newport

ANF - 2019-04-20 12:00
Two actions in solidarity with the hunger strikers in Reims, France and Newport, Wales. ...

Solidarity with the hunger strikers in Wuppertal and Vienna

ANF - 2019-04-19 09:29
Actions in solidarity with the hunger strike resistance in Vienna and Wuppertal. ...

China Willing to Improve Ties with Kurdistan, Invites PM Barzani

BAS News - 2019-04-16 23:37
ERBIL - As China is willing to further strengthen its relations with the Kurdistan Region, the ruling Communist Party of China (CPC) has invited Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani to visit the Asian country. A delegation from China visited the Kurdish prem ...

France: Prosecutors Rule Out Arson At Notre Dame

Waar Media - 2019-04-16 16:31
WAAR_DUHOK Prosecutors have ruled out the possibility of arson in Monday’s massive fire which gutted Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. “We are favoring the theory of an accident. Nothing indicates this was a deliberate act,” Paris public prosecutor Remy Hei ...

Nechirvan Barzani Expresses His Sympathy With The French People

Waar Media - 2019-04-16 12:23
WAAR_DUHOK The Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani expressed his sympathy with the French people for this painful incident. A huge fire broke out last night at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, the French capital. Notre Dame is one of t ...

Victims of Anfal Genocide remembered in South Kurdistan

ANF - 2019-04-14 13:57
Victims of the Anfal Genocide campaign conducted against the Kurds by the Saddam regime in South Kurdistan, are being remembered with various events. ...

Iraq Should Compensate Victims of Anfal: PM Barzani

BAS News - 2019-04-14 12:07
ERBIL — The Iraqi government is responsible to compensate those affected by the genocidal Anfal campaign at the hand of former Baath Regime, reiterated Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani. He made the call in an official statement on the 31 ...

Women's World March of Euskal Herria in solidarity with Leyla

ANF - 2019-04-12 08:48
Statements and declarations of solidarity with the hunger strike of HDP Hakkari MP Leyla Guven demanding the end of the isolation of Kurdish people’s leader Abdullah Ocalan continues to arrive from all over the world. ...

Kurdistan: Garmiyan Remembers Victims of Anfal Campaign

BAS News - 2019-04-11 13:09
ERBIL — The local administration and people in Garmiyan, Kurdistan Region, launched a week of remembrance on the 31st anniversary of genocidal Anfal campaign by the former Baath Regime against the people of Kurdistan. Bestoon Zhalayi, one of the organize ...

PM Barzani Discusses Political, Security Affairs with US Delegates

BAS News - 2019-04-09 23:06
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received on Tuesday a US delegation, led by Joey Hood, chargé d'affaires at the US Embassy in Baghdad, to discuss a number of political and security issues in the region. During the meeting, where ...

PM Barzani Receives Head of Iraqi Mada Foundation in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-03-31 20:42
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received on Sunday the Chairman of Iraqi al-Mada Foundation for Media, Culture and Arts, Fakhri Karim, for talks on issues related to Erbil-Bagudad relations. During the meeting, the pair stressed ...

Prime Minister Barzani’s speech at the Middle East Tourism Exhibition

KRG-Spain - 2019-03-21 00:00
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani opened the Middle East Tourism Exhibition in Erbil. In a speech, he recalled that “if it were not for recent very difficult years, the Kurdistan Region wou ...

[PICTURES]: Middle East Tourism Expo Opened in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-03-17 18:12
ERBIL - The Middle East Tourism Expo was opened on Sunday in Erbil with the attendance of dozens of local and international companies. The fair was opened at 10:00 am where Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani gave a speech and said that the ...