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Graduates from Baghdad Defense Institute visit Zakho Military Academy during a research project

Graduates from Baghdad Defense Institute visit Zakho Military Academy during a research project

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-30 18:33
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On April 27, 2019, the recent class from Baghdad Defense Institute visited Zakho Military Academy during a research project. The visit was supervised by a delegation from Iraqi Defense Ministry consisting of Lieutenant ...
Graduates from Baghdad Defense Institute visit Zakho Military Academy during a research project - Ministry of Peshmerga

Ministry of Peshmerga conducts the second stage of disposal of outdated weapons and missiles

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-05-29 13:03
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On May 27, 2019, the Ministry of Peshmerga conducted the second stage of the disposal of a number of outdated missiles and weapons through a specialized engineering team from Zeravani, The disposed items included hundr ...

Airline launches new flights between Netherlands and Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-05-07 15:13
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The first direct flights from a Dutch airport in Eindhoven, operated by Turkish company Freebird Airlines, arrived in Iraq’s Kurdistan Region capital of Erbil on Sunday, and in Sulaimani on Monday. During a press c ...

Iraqi PM Hails "Improved" Erbil-Baghdad Relations

BAS News - 2019-05-03 23:18
ERBIL - Iraqi PM Adil Abdul-Mahdi has praised the improved relations between Erbil and Baghdad, saying that the ties between the sides are "in the best shape." Abdul-Mahdi made the comments during a press conference in Paris on Friday after meeting with ...

Iraq Receives Final Batch of F-16s

BAS News - 2019-05-03 19:04
ERBIL - Iraq said on Friday that it has received the final batch of F-16 jets from the US. As part of a previous agreement between the two countries, Iraq received the five F-16 Fighting Falcons during a ceremony at Balad Air Base, north of capital Baghd ...

Iraqi Kurdistan ‘repaid’ over $1 billion in loans: KRG finance minister

E-Kurd - 2019-05-03 12:27
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has repaid several separate loans worth of more than $1 million, Finance and Economy Minister Rebaz Hamlan said on Thursday. During a meeting with a delegation from the Fre ...

Military Training at Martyr Akad Academy

SDF Press - 2019-05-03 01:11
Hasakah – The academy of martyr Akad of the Syriac Military Council opened a training course named martyr “Poppel”, for a period of 30 days. The fighters receive intensive training on light and medium weapons and combat strategies, as well as political le ...

Turkey Seeks Working Group on S-400s

BAS News - 2019-04-29 23:00
ERBIL - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan held a phone call with US counterpart Donald Trump on Monday for talks on a proposal for a working group on Russia's S-400 missile defense system, the Turkish presidency said in a press release. "Our Honorab ...

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 ...

Cooperation Framework Between Erbil and Baghdad “Vital”: PM Barzani

BAS News - 2019-04-28 15:44
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region sees a framework to organize closer cooperation between Erbil and Baghdad as a vital step towards addressing disputes, said Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani. The remarks were made during a meeting between a high-level delegation ...

Delegation from Baghdad Staffing College visit Ministry of Peshmerga

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-25 06:20
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On April 23, 2019, Lieutenant General Jamal Mohammad (Peshmerga Chief-of-Staff), Major General Qaraman Kamal (Deputy Chief-of-Staff, Operations), Major General Basil Mohammad (Deputy Chief-of-Staff, Administration & Lo ...

[PICTURES]: Kurdistan-Germany Friendship Tree Planted in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-04-25 00:06
ERBIL - Kurdish and German military officials, during a special ceremony to hand the Berlin-funded Peshmerga Hospital over to the Ministry of Peshmerga on Wednesday, planted a friendship tree inside the medical center. They also uncovered a metal scriptu ...

[PICTURES]: Peshmerga Hospital Officially Open

BAS News - 2019-04-24 10:52
ERBIL — During a ceremony, a special military hospital for Kurdistan’s Peshmerga forces was opened on Wednesday. The hospital is constructed and funded by the German government as part of Berlin’s support to the Peshmerga forces who fought on the forefro ...

Ministry of Peshmerga conducts another English Assessment Test

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-24 00:54
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On April 21, 2019, the Ministry of Peshmerga conducted yet another English Assessment Test for a number of officers and cadre within the Ministry. The test was administered by a joint linguistic team from the Coalition ...

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 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 ...

Delegation from KTCC visit Menela Training Center

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-16 23:36
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On April 15, 2019, a delegation from Kurdistan Training Coordination Center (KTCC) visited the Manela Training Center and were received by the center’s Commander and Deputy Commander. During the visit, the parties disc ...

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 ...

Minister of Peshmerga conducts the Ministry’s High Security & Defense Meeting

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-04 23:12
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On April 1, 2019, Karim Sinjari (KRG Minister of Interior and acting Minister of Peshmerga) conducted the Ministry of Peshmerga’s periodic High Defense & Security Meeting in Erbil. The meeting was notably attended by S ...

Investigative Committee inspects Peshmerga’s 4th Infantry Brigade and Center of Military Volunteers & Individuals

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-04 08:33
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On April 1, 2019, the Ministry of Peshmerga’s Investigative Committee visited and inspected the headquarters of the 4th Infantry Brigade in Bamerni and were received by Colonel Issa Zewayi (Brigade Commander) and a num ...