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U.S. Consul General and accompanying delegation visit Peshmerga Staffing & Training Academy

U.S. Consul General and accompanying delegation visit Peshmerga Staffing & Training Academy

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-21 00:55
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On Thursday, April 11th, 2019, Steve Fagin, U.S. Consul General in Erbil, and Colonel Adam, Commander of U.S. Forces in Kurdistan, visited Peshmerga’s Staffing & Training Academy and were received by Brigadier General ...
U.S. Consul General and accompanying delegation visit Peshmerga Staffing & Training Academy - Ministry of Peshmerga

Completion of the 3rd Class at Ministry of Peshmerga’s Qalachwalan Military College

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-05-05 19:07
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On May 2, 2019, the graduation ceremony for the 3rd class at Qalachawalan Military College was held. The ceremony was attended by Sheikh Jaafar Mustafa (Commander of the 70th unit), Lieutenant General Jabbar Yawar (Pes ...

Ministry of Peshmerga’s High Commission meets with Directorate of Reform and Coalition partners

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-29 11:21
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On April 28, 2019, the Ministry of Peshmerga’s High Commission, consisting of Sarbast Lazgin (Deputy Minister of Peshmerga), Jabbar Yawar (Peshmerga Sec-General), Lieutenant General Jamal Mohammad (Peshmerga Chief-of-S ...

Peshmerga Hospital’s Official Hand-Over Ceremony to KRG Ministry of Peshmerga

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-25 03:06
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On April 24, 2019, Sabast Lazgin (Deputy Minister of Peshmerga), Najar Ali (Commander of 80th unit), Sheikh Jaafar Sheikh Mustafa (Commander of 70th unit), Dlshad Barzani (KRG representative in Germany), Jabbar Yawar ( ...

Ministry of Peshmerga representative to visit Baghdad, to discuss designated budget for the Peshmerga Forces

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-21 13:53
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On April 10, 2019, Lieutenant General Jabbar Yawar, Peshmerga Sec-General, shared during an interview that Adel Abdulmahdi has approved the designated Iraqi budget for the Peshmerga Forces. For that purpose, he has iss ...

Ministry of Peshmerga meets with Coalition Forces

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-20 17:13
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga In the midst of their meetings and discussions, the KRG Ministry of Peshmerga and representatives to the Coalition Forces meet once again. On April 15, 2019, Karim Sinjari (acting Minister of Peshmerga), Sarbast Lazgin ...

Ministry of Peshmerga meets with delegation from Iraqi Ministry of Defense

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-20 07:35
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On April 15, 2019, the Ministry of Peshmerga’s High Committee, led by Lieutenant General Jamal Mohammad (Peshmerga Chief-of-Staff) and attended by Lieutenant General Jabbar Yawar (Peshmerga Sec-General) and a number of ...

Ministry of Peshmerga’s Directorate of Reform meets with Coalition’s Coordination Center

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-19 08:37
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On April 15, 2019, the Ministry of Peshmerga’s Directorate of Reform conducted its periodic meeting with the Coalition Forces’s Cooperation Center and representatives to British and German Forces. During the meeting, t ...

Turkey — ‘U.S. sanctions instead of dialogue’

E-Kurd - 2019-04-18 16:56
Ayman Riad Al-Mufleh | Exclusive to Ekurd.net By the end of the year, Turkey will have either modern F-35 fighter jets or Russian S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems. And they will not receive both. The choice that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will mak ...

U.S. Attorney General William Barr to hold Mueller report news conference on Thursday [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-04-18 06:49

Prime Minister Barzani receives Russia’s new Consul General

KRG-Spain - 2019-04-18 00:01
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received the new Consul General of the Russian Federation to the Kurdistan Region, Mr. Oleg Levin. Prime Minister Barzani congratulated Consul General Levin for his new pos ...

Prime Minister Barzani receives IICO delegation

KRG-Spain - 2019-04-17 00:01
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the International Islamic Charitable Organization (IICO), Dr. Abdullah Matouq Al-Matouq, and his accompanying delegation. ...

Turkey’s finance minister, US president meet in Washington

Waar Media - 2019-04-16 12:23
WAAR_DUHOK Turkey’s Treasury and Finance Minister Berat Albayrak was hosted by U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington, Albayrak said on Tuesday. “During our meetings with US Secretary of Treasury Steve Mnunchin and [Trump’s] senior advisor Jared Kushn ...

Seven key figures accused of transferring millions of dollars to Daesh in a network across the Middle East, Europe and East Africa are targeted with sanctions by US Treasury

The Global Coalition - 2019-04-16 07:02
Washington – Today, the U.S. Treasury has “designated” seven individuals and one company as part of powers which target terrorists – and those providing support to terrorists. When a person becomes a “Specially Designated National”, their assets are bloc ...

Ex-European officials decry Trump’s Palestine policy

Waar Media - 2019-04-15 13:31
WAAR_DUHOK A letter by former European politicians condemned the U.S. President Donald Trump’s one-sided policy in Israel-Palestine conflict. Signed by two former NATO secretary-generals, six former prime ministers, and 25 former ministers, the letter ca ...

“Farhad Salehi”director general and “Salam Paveh” secretary of the analytical press center was summoned to the Paveh County Public Prosecutor’s Office.

Roji Kurd - 2019-04-15 00:01
“Salam Paveh” the secretary of the intelligence news agency has been informed by telephone that he needs to introduce some details to the Paveh prosecutor’s office. Due to the summons of the director of the analytical news portal “Salam Paveh” no precise ...

Baghdad Delegation to Visit Erbil, Discuss Disputed Areas

BAS News - 2019-04-14 22:28
ERBIL — A delegation from Baghdad is set to visit Erbil on Monday to discuss the current situation and future plans in Kirkuk and other areas disputed between Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and the Iraqi government. Peshmerga official Qaraman Kamal ...

Iraqi Shiite militias reject U.S. naming of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards as terrorist group

E-Kurd - 2019-04-14 12:52
NAJAF, Iraq,— A group of Iraq’s Shi’ite militia groups said on Saturday that they strongly rejected the designation of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corp (IRGC) as a terrorist organization by the United States. The groups, backed and trained by Teh ...

Investigative Committee visits Duhok Training Center and 12th Infantry Brigade

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-11 18:02
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On April 2, 2019, the Ministry of Peshmerga’s Investigative Committee visited the Duhok Infantry Training Center in Atroush, as part of their 3rd day of inspection campaign, and were received by Brigadier General Salah ...

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 ...

The Ministry of Peshmerga works towards improving and restructuring Peshmerga Brigades and Military Units

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-01 19:55
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On March 31, 2019, the Ministry of Peshmerga’s General Investigative Committee, led by Brigadier General Farhad Rasoul (Deputy Director of General Investigation, and representative to the Peshmerga Military Intelligenc ...