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KIU Secretary-General receives Iraq's ambassador to the Vatican

KIU Secretary-General receives Iraq's ambassador to the Vatican

Kurdiu - 2019-04-23 21:46

KIU Secretary-General receives Iraq\'s ambassador to the Vatican - Kurdiu

Prime Minister Barzani receives U.S. Consul General

KRG-Spain - 2019-05-22 00:01
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received U.S. Consul General to the Kurdistan Region Steven Fagin and his accompanying delegation. They discussed the political situation in Iraq in general and the Kurdist ...

Abdul-Mahdi Confirms Iraq's Plan to Meditate Between US and Iran

BAS News - 2019-05-21 18:45
ERBIL - Iraqi Prime Minister has confirmed Baghdad's plan to meditate between the United States and Iran whose relations have drastically deteriorated lately. The Iraqi premier was cited by Reuters on Tuesday as explaining that no Iraqi groups had attemp ...

Pompeo’s Visit to Baghdad: US Warned Iraq over Iranian-backed Militias

BAS News - 2019-05-15 11:41
ERBIL — US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s visit to Iraq earlier in May came after security alarms about Iranian-backed Shi’ite militias posing a serious threat to the US forces in Iraq, two security sources said. Pompeo reportedly warned the Iraqi lead ...

Siemens to Upgrade Iraq's Electricity Grid: Abdul-Mahdi

BAS News - 2019-04-30 21:12
ERBIL - Siemens was the "main partner" in a roadmap agreement to upgrade Iraq's electricity grid, Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi said on Tuesday. The Iraqi premier made the remarks at a joint press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel where A ...

Iraq signs deal with Germany’s Siemens to upgrade electricity infrastructure

E-Kurd - 2019-04-30 19:47
BERLIN,— German engineering group Siemens on Tuesday signed a roadmap agreement with Iraq’s Minister of Electricity Luay al-Khateeb to upgrade Iraq’s electricity infrastructure. Iraq’s government had said on Monday it would “cooperate” with Siemens in a ...

Prime Minister Barzani receives U.S. Congressional Delegation

KRG-Spain - 2019-04-30 00:01
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received a United States congressional delegation and the U.S. Consul General to the Kurdistan Region Steven Fagin. Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani also attended the m ...

Iraq Committed to Counter-terror Bilateral Ties with Turkey: FM

BAS News - 2019-04-28 22:07
ERBIL - Iraqi Foreign Minister has reiterated his country's commitment to the counter-terrorism bilateral relations between Iraq and Turkey. Mohammed Ali al-Hakim made the comments at a joint press conference after a meeting with his Turkish counterpart ...

PFLP Secretary General visited MPs on hunger strike in Amed

ANF - 2019-04-27 15:58
PFLP Secretary General Ahmed Saadet’s lawyer Mahmod Hassan paid a solidarity visit to the HDP MPs who are on a hunger strike in the HDP offices in Amed. ...

Iraq’s Oil Import from Iran Not Affected by Recent US Measures: Minister

BAS News - 2019-04-27 13:45
ERBIL — Iraq’s Oil Minister Thamer Ghadhban said ending the exemptions to Iranian oil buyers by the US will not affect Iraq. Washington announced last Monday that it will not prolong a previous waiver for importing Iranian oil despite US sanctions. Iraq, ...

Baghdad Appeals to Neighbors to Help Reconstruct of Iraq

BAS News - 2019-04-20 15:53
ERBIL — Iraq is appealing to the neighboring countries to help the process of reconstruction of the country after years of a devastating war against terror. Iraqi Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halbousi delivered a speech at the beginning of a summit in ...

Russia Asks China’s Help To Bbuild Arctic Shipping Route

Waar Media - 2019-04-20 14:42
WAAR_DUHOK Russia has asked China for a partnership in developing ports and other facilities in the Arctic region, media reports said Friday. “Russia wants to team up with China to build an Arctic shipping route,” Russian Ambassador to China Andrey Denis ...

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 ...

Iraq parliament votes to ban 'threatening' video games like PUBG

Rûdaw - 2019-04-17 22:33
'It's just embarrassing': Social media reacts to the decision ...

“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 ...

Iran Appoints News Ambassador to the UN

BAS News - 2019-04-09 16:21
ERBIL — The Islamic Republic of Iran has appointed a new envoy to the Untied Nations as tensions with the US rapidly increased. Tehran said on Tuesday that Majid Takht Ravanchi is appointed to serve as the new ambassador to the United Nations, state medi ...

Japan’s contribution to clearing Iraq’s explosive hazards

The Global Coalition - 2019-04-05 16:16
Article Japan’s contribution to clearing Iraq’s explosive hazards Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

N.Korea Food, Currency Reserves Drying Up: Report

Waar Media - 2019-04-01 18:43
WAAR_DUHOK North Korea is running short fast on foreign currency, food, and oil reserves that they would not hold up not even for a year, according to a report Monday. The Seoul-based daily Chosunilbo said Kim Song, North Korea’s ambassador to the UN, ha ...