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Iraqi Parliament Forms "National Peace" Committee in Tuz Khurmatu

Iraqi Parliament Forms "National Peace" Committee in Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2019-04-20 23:10
ERBIL - Iraqi Council of Representatives has formed a special committee to establish "national peace" among the Kurds, Arabs, and Turkmens in the disputed town of Tuz Khurmatu, an official confirmed. Talking to BasNews, Sardar Ahmed, a member of the Tuz ...
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Iraq to Investigate Alleged Corruption within Nineveh Provincial Council

BAS News - 2019-05-19 01:40
ERBIL - The Iraqi Parliament has formed a special committee for investigations into alleged corruption within the Nineveh Provincial Council, an official confirmed. Talking to BasNews, head of Nineveh Provincial Council, Saido Chato, explained that a few ...

[PICTURES]: IS Sets Fire to Farms in Makhmour

BAS News - 2019-05-14 11:18
ERBIL - The jihadists of the Islamic State (IS) have set fire to a number of farms near the Qarachoukh mountains in disputed town of Makhmour, an official confirmed on Tuesday. According the information BasNews has learned, the incident occurred in the v ...

Two Members of Kurdish Political Party Killed near Khanaqin

BAS News - 2019-05-13 14:30
ERBIL — A group of armed men attacked a village near Khanaqin overnight on Sunday and killed two members of Kurdistan Socialist Democratic Party, an official confirmed. Khanaqin is a Kurdish town disputed between Kurdistan Region and Iraq. It is under th ...

Iraqi Parliament Seeks Clarifications on Baghdad's Attempt to Buy S-400

BAS News - 2019-05-06 22:54
ERBIL - The Iraqi Council of Representatives has contacted the government for clarifications on Baghdad's alleged attempts to purchase Russia's S-400 missile defense system, a lawmaker revealed on Monday. Talking to Sputnik, MP Fatih Younis, a member of ...

Kirkuk: Arabs Form Higher Coordination Body

BAS News - 2019-04-27 21:41
ERBIL - Arabs in the disputed province of Kirkuk have formed a Higher Coordination Body which represents all Arab political parties and entities in the city, an official confirmed on Saturday. Talking at a press conference, the leader of the Arab League, ...

Iraqi Parliament Speaker Preparing to Establish New Party

BAS News - 2019-04-27 13:45
ERBIL — Iraqi Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halbousi is reportedly working to lay the ground for establishing a new political party to represent the country’s Sunni Arabs on the forefront of the political competitions. Citing an Iraqi lawmaker from the ...

Iraqi Soldier Killed by Unknown Gunmen in Diyala

BAS News - 2019-04-24 01:04
ERBIL - Unidentified armed men gunned down an Iraqi soldier on Tuesday in the province of Diyala, a security source said. Talking to Baghdad Today, the source pointed out that the incident occurred in the area of al-Katoon, western Diyala, where unknown ...

Masoud Barzani Discusses the Political Affairs in Iraq with Al-Halbusi

Waar Media - 2019-04-23 17:17
WAAR_DUHOK President of the Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, received the Iraqi Parliament Speaker Mohemmed Al-Halbusi Monday; they discussed the political affairs and developments in the country and some other issues. Barzani expressed Kurdistan’s desi ...

Iraqi MP Warns of Serious Threats in Post-IS Mosul

BAS News - 2019-04-23 15:25
ERBIL — An Iraqi lawmaker has warned that the northern Nineveh province is facing serious threats as terrorists are gravely active in the region. MP Ahmed Jarba said in a statement that the western areas of Mosul and Nineveh province in general, especial ...

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 ...

Iraqi Parliament Trying to Pass New Law to Restrict Social Platforms

BAS News - 2019-04-22 23:24
ERBIL - Iraqi Parliament is reportedly trying to pass a new law to restrict media and social media platforms in the country, an official revealed on Monday. The Council of Representatives made the first reading on Monday for the proposal dubbed "crimes o ...

Barzani, Halbusi Discuss Political Affairs in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-04-22 21:40
ERBIL - Kurdish prominent leader and former president of the of the Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, received on Monday evening the Iraqi Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halbusi for talks on the political affairs in the country and other related issues. ...

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 ...

The control committee makes daily tours in the market in order to control the prices of the goods

SDF Press - 2019-04-22 02:37
Hasaka – The control committee of the municipality of the people in​​ Tal-Tamr region makes daily tours in the markets of Tal-Tamr in order to control the prices of goods and materials. Adnan Hassan, the co-chair of the control committee in the municipali ...

Iraqi Forces Don't Allow Kurdish Party to Open Headquarters in Diyala: Official

BAS News - 2019-04-19 22:51
ERBIL - The Iraqi forces have prevented the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) from opening a headquarter in the Qara Tapa district, northern Diyala province, an official confirmed. Talking to BasNews, Mohammed Omer, a PUK representative in the area, exp ...

Iraqi Airstrike Kills 20 IS Militants in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-04-16 15:18
ERBIL — Iraqi fighter jets carried multiple airstrikes in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk on Tuesday, killing at least 20 members of the Islamic State (IS). “Iraqi jets, backed by the US-led Coalition, targeted an IS gathering in Daquq, east of K ...

KDP and PUK Reached Agreement on Formation of New Government

BAS News - 2019-04-03 14:29
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) reached a final agreement on the formation of the new government, an official confirmed on Wednesday. A source from PUK, with knowledge on the issue, told Kurdistan 24 th ...

New Iraqi Kurdistan government could be formed without PUK: KDP

E-Kurd - 2019-04-01 13:23
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The new cabinet of Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) could be formed without the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), an official from the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) has said. KDP Politburo Secretary F ...

Halbousi Says Only People of Kirkuk Can Secure the Province

BAS News - 2019-03-30 12:14
ERBIL — Iraqi Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halbousi said security and stability in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk could only be achieved with the help of local components. Kirkuk, a diverse city of Kurds, Arabs and Turkmens, has been the main ...

Tuz Khurmatu: Fire Engulfs Kurdish School

BAS News - 2019-03-28 10:13
ERBIL - A fire reportedly engulfed a Kurdish school overnight on Wednesday in the disputed town of Tuz Khurmatu, an official confirmed. The fire incident took place in the neighborhood of Komar, with no casualties reported, according to a statement by th ...