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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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Kurdish Language and Culture Helped Kurds to Survive: PM Barzani

BAS News - 2019-04-22 13:40
ERBIL — Despite all the threats throughout history, the main reason that Kurds could survive till today is the “Kurdish language and culture”, said Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani. “Kurdish language and culture are our identity,” Barzan ...

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 ...

Barzani supports using electric vehicles to protect Iraqi Kurdistan environment

E-Kurd - 2019-04-16 20:56
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani has said that the he supports using electric vehicles as a way to protect the environment in the Kurdistan Region. Speaking at an event marking Kurdistan Environment ...

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 ...

PM Barzani, French Mayor Discuss Political Security Affairs

BAS News - 2019-04-13 16:00
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received on Saturday the Mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, to discuss a number of issues, including the political and security affairs in the region. During the meeting, Hidalgo pointed out that her v ...

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 ...

People in Kurdistan Should Celebrate Nawroz After Successfully Defeating IS: PM Barzani

BAS News - 2019-03-20 20:45
ERBIL - The war against the Islamic State (IS) has ended successfully and now the people of Kurdistan Region should celebrate the Kurdish New Year which is a symbol for the peaceful culture and coexistence in the region, Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani ...

[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 ...