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Iraqi PM Meets with French President Macron

Iraqi PM Meets with French President Macron

BAS News - 2019-05-03 13:50
ERBIL — Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi arrived in Paris on Friday where he held a meeting with President Emmanuel Macron. It was Abdul-Mahdi’s first visit to France since he has taken office as the prime minister of Iraq. During an official ceremo ...
Iraqi PM Meets with French President Macron - BAS News

US President Donald Trump arrived in Japan

Waar Media - 2019-05-25 18:38
WAAR_DUHOK President Donald Trump arrived in Japan on Saturday eager for a visit salted with flattery and pomp — particularly as he escapes a hostile political environment back home. The President and first lady Melania Trump landed in Tokyo ahead of a l ...

Iraqi PM to Visit Kuwait This Week

BAS News - 2019-05-21 14:08
ERBIL — Iraqi Primer Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi will travel to Kuwait on Wednesday where he will visit top leaders to discuss bilateral ties. According to an unnamed source cited by Baghdad Today, a large high-level delegation will accompany the prime min ...

Mansour al-Mareed elected as new governor of Iraq’s Nineveh province

E-Kurd - 2019-05-13 21:31
MOSUL,— The Provincial Council of Nineveh on Monday elected Mansour al-Mareed as the new governor of the province, after the former head was sacked over the deadly ferry sinking in the provincial capital Mosul, the official television reported. Up to 28 ...

KRG deputy PM meets with French experts to lay out better governance plan

Gulan Media - 2019-05-09 01:03

KRG deputy PM meets with French experts to lay out better governance plan

Rûdaw - 2019-05-08 15:38
France will send experts to help train government employees and amend old laws ...

Exxon Mobil Deal Not Related to US Sanction Waiver: Iraqi PM

BAS News - 2019-05-07 16:55
ERBIL — Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi said on Tuesday that the deal his country is about to sign with Exxon Mobil is not related to the sanctions waiver that Washington has granted to allow Baghdad to continue economic cooperation with Iran. As p ...

France's Macron meets Iraqi PM Al-Mahdi in Paris

Kurdiu - 2019-05-04 19:30

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 ...

Iraqi PM Abdul-Mahdi meets President Macron in France

Rûdaw - 2019-05-03 14:40

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 ...

Iraqi PM to Embark on a Visit to Europe

BAS News - 2019-04-29 15:29
ERBIL — Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi is scheduled to embark on a visit to Europe where he will tour three countries, said PM’s press office on Monday. Abdul-Mahdi will begin his trip on Tuesday when he will first fly to the Netherlands. He is se ...

Pakistani PM meets Chinese president

Waar Media - 2019-04-28 23:44
WAAR_DUHOK Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday called on Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing. Delegation-level talks were held at the Great Hall of the People, a state building located in the heart of the Chinese capital. Later, Khan also ...

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 ...

Nechirvan Barzani and Mohamed Halabousi discuss four files in Erbil

Waar Media - 2019-04-23 17:17
WAAR_DUHOK Kurdistan Regional PM Nechirvan Barzani met the Speaker of the Iraqi parliament Mohammed Al-Halbusi, they discussed ways o solve the stucked issues between Erbil and Baghdad. Al-Halbusi arrived on Monday evening, and held a meeting with Kurdis ...

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 ...

France’s Macron meets Syrian Kurds, vows to support in fight against Islamic State

E-Kurd - 2019-04-19 19:50
PARIS,— French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday hosted representatives of the Kurdish-led force that defeated Islamic State (IS) extremists in Syria, assuring them of France’s support in the fight against remaining jihadists. The US-backed Syrian Demo ...

Iraqi PM Abdul Mahdi meets Saudi King Salman on first visit to Saudi Arabia

E-Kurd - 2019-04-18 13:44
RIYADH,— Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi made his first visit to Saudi Arabia since taking office six months ago, meeting King Salman during the stop on a regional tour that has also seen visits to Cairo and Tehran in recent weeks. Abdul Mahdi has ...

Iraqi Prime Minister to Visit Erbil: Report

BAS News - 2019-04-08 15:57
ERBIL — The Prime Minister of Iraq, Adil Abdul-Mahdi, is expected to visit Kurdistan Region’s capital in the near future, according to a report. The premier enjoys a huge support from the leading Kurdish political parties who hope that under his leadersh ...