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Turkish FM Mevlut Cavusoglu visits Iraq to discuss trade, water, security

Turkish FM Mevlut Cavusoglu visits Iraq to discuss trade, water, security

E-Kurd - 2019-04-28 21:31
BAGHDAD,— Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu arrived in Iraqi capital city of Baghdad on Sunday morning to discuss trade, border security and water resources with Iraqi officials. He was welcomed by Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohammed Ali al-Hakim upo ...
Turkish FM Mevlut Cavusoglu visits Iraq to discuss trade, water, security - E-Kurd

Iraqi Oil Minister in Qatar to Discuss Cooperation

BAS News - 2019-05-05 15:44
ERBIL — Iraqi Oil Minister Thamer Ghadhban has travelled to Qatar where he met with his counterpart to discuss possible cooperation in the field of energy. Iraqi Oil Ministry said in a statement that Ghadhban met with Qatari Oil Minister Saad al-Kaabi wh ...

Turkey’s Kurdish Islamic Huda-Par party opens office in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-05-02 19:26
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Free Cause Party, Hur Dava Party (Huda Par) opened its first foreign representative office in Iraqi Kurdistan region capital city of Erbil, which is controlled by the semi-autonomous Kurdistan Regional Governme ...

Iraq to Discuss Suspension of Nineveh Provincial Council

BAS News - 2019-05-02 00:52
ERBIL - The Iraqi Parliament is expected to bring up the suspension of the Nineveh Provincial Council (NPC) on Thursday as nearly 200 MPs have filed a petition on the issue, second Deputy Parliament Speaker Bashir Haddad said on Wednesday. Haddad told Ku ...

Two Civilians Killed in Syrian Regime Bombardments

BAS News - 2019-04-29 23:59
ERBIL - At least two civilians were killed in the Syrian regime bombardments in the northwestern city of Idlib on Monday. According to a report by Anadolu Agency, the shelling almost hit a Turkish observation point in Zawiya area, northwestern Hama, addi ...

Turkey’s FM Cavusoglu arrives in Iraqi Kurdistan, meets with Kurdish officials

E-Kurd - 2019-04-29 15:54
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu arrived in Iraqi Kurdistan region capital city of Erbil on Sunday night to meet with senior Kurdish leaders. Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan B ...

Kurdistan PM, Turkish FM Favor Greater Trade, Closer Ties

BAS News - 2019-04-29 14:38
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received the Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Monday in Erbil where they reviewed bilateral relations as well as future cooperations to foster ties. Cavusoglu arrived in Erbil overnigh ...

Nechirvan Barzani Meets Mevlut Cavusoglu Today

Waar Media - 2019-04-29 14:29
WAAR_DUHOK Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu met Kurdistan Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani; they discussed the relations between Kurdistan and Turkey. Mevlut Cavusoglu held several meeting with Kurdish leaders; he met PM Nechirvan Barzani and th ...

Masrour Barzani Receives Turkish FM in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-04-29 10:32
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council Masrour Barzani received Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Monday in Erbil. Cavusoglu arrived in Erbil overnight Sunday after visiting Baghdad and meeting with top Iraqi officials, where ...

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 ...

Iraqi delegation meets with Kurdish officials to discuss oil, disputed areas

E-Kurd - 2019-04-28 21:31
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— A delegation from Iraqi central government and the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) met in Erbil to discuss issues of mutual interest on Sunday. The Iraqi delegation included the ministers of planning, industry ...

Turkish FM visits Iraq to discuss trade, water

Gulan Media - 2019-04-28 20:41

High-level Iraqi Delegation in Erbil to Discuss "Remaining Disputes"

BAS News - 2019-04-28 15:44
ERBIL — A high-level delegation led by Iraq’s Planning Minister Nouri Dilemi has arrived in Erbil to discuss the remaining disputes between the Iraqi federal government and the regional government of Kurdistan. The first meeting was attended by Kurdistan ...

Turkish FM to Visit Erbil Next Week

BAS News - 2019-04-25 15:10
ERBIL — Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu is scheduled to visit Kurdistan Region’s capital Erbil next week on Monday, according to Turkish state-run Anadolu Agency. Cavusoglu will embark on a two-day trip to Iraq starting on 28th April, the repor ...

Turkey to Find Alternative if US Refuses F-35 Deal: Turkish FM

BAS News - 2019-04-24 00:05
ERBIL - Turkey will find an alternative to meet its needs if the US refuses to supply the F-35 fighter jets, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday. "Why do we buy the S-400 [air defense systems]? Because we have an urgent need for an air defe ...

Iran FM visits Damascus for talks with Syria’s Assad

Waar Media - 2019-04-16 12:23
WAAR_DUHOK Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif arrived in Syrian capital Damascus on Tuesday, according to the official IRNA news agency. Zarif is scheduled to meet with Bashar al-Assad and other top regime officials during the visit. The top diplomat’s ...

Iraqi National Security Advisor Discusses Cooperation with Syria’s Assad

BAS News - 2019-04-15 01:16
ERBIL — Iraqi Security Advisor Falih Fayyadh visited Damascus on Sunday where he met with Syrian regime president Bashar al-Assad to discuss joint efforts in combatting terrorism and closer cooperation to encounter the ongoing challenges. Assad stressed ...

NATO Officials discuss remaining ISIS pockets and reiterate their support to the Peshmerga and Kurdistan Region

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-08 06:23
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On April 3rd-4th, 2019, Foreign Minister from the NATO country members met in Washington to celebrate NATO’s 70th Anniversary. The meetings main pillars of discussion was terrorism and the situation in the Middle East. ...

2,800 children diagnosed with autism in Iraqi Kurdistan: statistics

E-Kurd - 2019-04-03 15:53
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Up to 2,800 children have been diagnosed with autism in Iraqi Kurdistan Region, but there are not enough support centers or funding to care for them. Statistics provided by the Kurdistan Autism Group show that ther ...