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Iraqi Council of Representatives investigates the exports of oil in the Kurdistan region

Iraqi Council of Representatives investigates the exports of oil in the Kurdistan region

Kurdiu - 2019-05-09 23:05

Iraqi Council of Representatives investigates the exports of oil in the Kurdistan region - Kurdiu

Member of the Kurdistan branch of the National Unity Party Rearrested

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-05-16 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN), Pouria Ahmadi, the head of the Kurdistan branch of the National Unity Party and a member of the Central Council of Sanandaj, was arrested when presenting himself at the Sanandaj Intelligence Office following a summon ...

Khanaqin: Locals Seek Return of Peshmerga Amid Deteriorated Security

BAS News - 2019-05-13 23:50
ERBIL - Locals in the disputed Kurdish town of Khanaqin have demanded the return of the Kurdistan Region's Peshmerga forces to the area as the security continues to deteriorate. Head of Swrameri tribe in Khanaqin, Kamil Jamil, said in a statement that vi ...

Peace Delegation to Imrali met Council of Europe representatives

ANF - 2019-05-11 22:08
International Peace Delegation to Imrali met with representatives of Council of Europe in Strasbourg. ...

IS Slaughters Family of Eight in Mosul

BAS News - 2019-05-09 20:23
ERBIL - The Islamic State (IS) jihadists have slaughtered a family of eight in eastern part of Mosul, a security source confirmed on Thursday. The incident occurred in the area of Kawar, where they killed the chief of the region, his wife, and his six ch ...

Parliament approves legislation to reactivate Iraqi Kurdistan’s presidency

E-Kurd - 2019-05-08 18:35
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament voted on Wednesday to approve legislation that reactivates the Kurdistan Region’s Presidency. Eighty-nine members of parliament voted in favor of the bill, twelve lawmakers voted against ...

Activation of the presidency of the Kurdistan Region after the ratification of the amendment of its law

Waar Media - 2019-05-08 15:36
WAAR_DUHOK Activation of the presidency of the region after the ratification of the amendment of its law in the Parliament of Kurdistan The Parliament of the Kurdistan Region in a session held on Wednesday on the proposal to amend the law of the presiden ...

Iraqi Foreign Ministry to Open Office in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-05-08 00:38
ERBIL - The Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs has decided to open an office in the Kurdistan Region to facilitate the citizens' paperwork, a lawmaker confirmed on Tuesday. Talking to BasNews, Muthanna Amin, head of Kurdistan Islamic Union (KIU) at the Ir ...

Nechirvan Barzani Meets The New UAE Consul

Waar Media - 2019-05-07 17:33
WAAR_DUHOK On the occasion of assuming his new position, Nechirvan Barzani, Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Region, congratulated Ahmed Ibrahim Saeed Al Dhaheri, the new UAE Consul General of the Kurdistan Region, for his success and expressed his suppor ...

Iraqi Parliament Seeks Clarifications on Baghdad's Attempt to Buy S-400

BAS News - 2019-05-06 22:54
ERBIL - The Iraqi Council of Representatives has contacted the government for clarifications on Baghdad's alleged attempts to purchase Russia's S-400 missile defense system, a lawmaker revealed on Monday. Talking to Sputnik, MP Fatih Younis, a member of ...

Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received the UK Permanent Under-Secretary at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Head of the Diplomatic Service

Waar Media - 2019-05-06 18:36
WAAR_DUHOK Prime Minister Barzani presented a brief overview of the ISIS conflict, post-ISIS situation and the conditions of internally displaced persons and refugees in the Kurdistan Region, including the reconstruction of their areas to enable them to ...

Female activists call to increase number of women in new Kurdistan government

E-Kurd - 2019-04-30 13:57
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Dozens of female activists held a press conference in Iraqi Kurdistan capital of Erbil on Monday to urge the Kurdistan Parliament to make sure that there is an increase in the number of women holding official posit ...

Prime Minister Barzani and U.S. Vice President discuss developments in the Kurdistan Region and Iraq

KRG-Spain - 2019-04-30 00:01
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani held a phone call with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence. They discussed the latest security developments in the disputed territories and the political situation in the Kurdis ...

Cavusoglu Meets the Chancellor of the Kurdistan Region Security Council Masrour Barzani

Waar Media - 2019-04-29 20:40
WAAR_DUHOK Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu met on Monday with the Chancellor of the Kurdistan Region Security Council Masrour Barzani. According to the Anadolu correspondent, Cavusoglu visited the Turkmen Front on Monday morning and toured the ...

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 ...

Two years of the Civil Council of Raqqa

ANF - 2019-04-18 17:46
Two years have passed since the founding of the Civil Council of Raqqa. Despite limited possibilities, the Civil Council has been able to implement important projects. ...

EUTCC chair met Council of Europe officials

ANF - 2019-04-16 12:05
EUTCC chair, Kariane Westrheim, met with the Office of the Secretary General of the Council of Europe. ...

France Calls for Continuation of Humanitarian Aid to Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-04-11 22:01
Nearly 1.5 million IDPs and Syrian refugees are still hosted in the region. ERBIL - France has called on the humanitarian organizations to prolong their assistance to the Kurdistan Region as the autonomous region is still hosting a great number of IDPs a ...

The Iraqi Council of Representatives discusses the Kurdistan Region oil

Kurdiu - 2019-04-10 17:57