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Iraqi PM Abdul Mahdi meets Saudi King Salman on first visit to Saudi Arabia

Iraqi PM Abdul Mahdi meets Saudi King Salman on first visit to Saudi Arabia

E-Kurd - 2019-04-18 13:44
RIYADH,— Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi made his first visit to Saudi Arabia since taking office six months ago, meeting King Salman during the stop on a regional tour that has also seen visits to Cairo and Tehran in recent weeks. Abdul Mahdi has ...
Iraqi PM Abdul Mahdi meets Saudi King Salman on first visit to Saudi Arabia - E-Kurd

Iraqi PM Abdul Mahdi visits Turkey, meets with president Erdogan

E-Kurd - 2019-05-16 17:47
Turkish, Iraqi leaders sign military cooperation agreement ANKARA,— Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi visited Turkey on Wednesday and met with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to discuss bilateral issues, in a bid to further strengthen bilateral relati ...

Iraqi PM Meets with French President Macron

BAS News - 2019-05-03 13:50
ERBIL — Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi arrived in Paris on Friday where he held a meeting with President Emmanuel Macron. It was Abdul-Mahdi’s first visit to France since he has taken office as the prime minister of Iraq. During an official ceremo ...

Iraqi PM to Embark on a Visit to Europe

BAS News - 2019-04-29 15:29
ERBIL — Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi is scheduled to embark on a visit to Europe where he will tour three countries, said PM’s press office on Monday. Abdul-Mahdi will begin his trip on Tuesday when he will first fly to the Netherlands. He is se ...

Iraq Criticizes Mass Executions in Saudi Arabia

BAS News - 2019-04-25 00:06
ERBIL - The Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq has strongly criticized the mass executions carried out by Saudi Arabia on Tuesday. A total of 37 people, 32 of them being from the country’s Shi'ite minority, were executed by Saudi Arabia for alleged "acts of ...

PM Abdul-Mahdi Invites Pope to Iraq

BAS News - 2019-04-24 10:52
ERBIL — Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi said on Thursday he has officially invited Pope Francis to visit his country. He said Iraq is introducing its new policy which emphasizes on partnership with other countries and communities around the world. ...

Iraqi Parliament Speaker in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-04-22 20:39
ERBIL - Iraqi Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halbusi arrived on Monday in the Kurdistan Region's capital Erbil, only hours after his meeting with country's PM Adil Abdul-Mahdi. During his stay in the region, Halbusi will meet Kurdistan Region Prime Minis ...

Pakistan PM Imran Khan makes first visit to Iran

Rûdaw - 2019-04-21 20:22
He is expected to hold talks with President Hassan Rouhani ...

Iraq, Saudi Arabia Ink 13 Agreements

BAS News - 2019-04-18 00:34
ERBIL - Iraq has inked 13 agreements with Saudi Arabia as the relations between the two top OPEC oil producers have started to revive once again, Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi's office said on Wednesday. The announcement came after the Iraqi prem ...

Iraqi Prime Minister meets King Salman in Riyadh

Gulan Media - 2019-04-17 22:46

Iraqi PM Abdul-Mahdi heads to Saudi Arabia with key ministers

Rûdaw - 2019-04-17 15:24
The visit is to display “Iraq’s way of working” with its regional neighbors ...

Iraqi PM Heads to Saudi Arabia

BAS News - 2019-04-17 14:06
ERBIL — Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi left Baghdad for Riyadh on an official visit in hopes of fostering ties and regional role. The prime minister was accompanied by a large delegation of ministers, lawmakers, and Iraqi businessmen, preparing fo ...

Iraq’s Abdul-Mahdi to Visit Saudi Arabia This Week

BAS News - 2019-04-16 12:15
ERBIL — Iraqi Prime Minsiter Adil Abdul-Mahdi will visit Riyadh this week on Wednesday to foster relations, a source said. Abdul-Mahdi will be accompanied by oil, trade, and electricity ministers during his trip to Saudi Arabia. The Iraqi prime minister ...

Nineveh: IS Kidnaps Two Brothers

BAS News - 2019-04-15 22:25
ERBIL - The Islamic State (IS) jihadists have kidnapped a two brothers from the Iraqi province of Nineveh, a security source confirmed on Monday. Talking to Baghdad Today, the source pointed out that the incident took place in the district of al-Ba'aj, N ...

Iraqi Prime Minister to Visit Erbil: Report

BAS News - 2019-04-08 15:57
ERBIL — The Prime Minister of Iraq, Adil Abdul-Mahdi, is expected to visit Kurdistan Region’s capital in the near future, according to a report. The premier enjoys a huge support from the leading Kurdish political parties who hope that under his leadersh ...

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 ...

Iraqi PM Adel Abdul-Mahdi visits Iran, meets top officials

E-Kurd - 2019-04-06 13:49
TEHRAN,— Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi is in Iran for his first official visit since he took office, in a further sign that Baghdad is serious about maintaining close ties with Tehran despite US pressures. It comes right on the heels of President ...

Iraqi PM Adel Abdul Mahdi visits Egypt in first foreign trip

E-Kurd - 2019-03-24 13:02
CAIRO,— Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi sought Egypt’s support for efforts to tackle Islamist militants in the region during a visit to Cairo on Saturday, his first trip abroad since taking office in October. After meeting Egyptian President Abdel ...

Iraqi clashes with YBS now ‘under control’ in Sinjar: PM Abdul Mahdi

E-Kurd - 2019-03-20 17:19
BAGHDAD,— Clashes between Iraqi troops and the PKK-affiliate Yazidi militia of the Sinjar Protection Units (YBS) are now “under control”, Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said late Tuesday, Rudaw media reported. Tensions are high between the Iraqi A ...