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Iraqi PM to Visit Turkey This Month

Iraqi PM to Visit Turkey This Month

BAS News - 2019-05-11 10:55
ERBIL — Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi is set to visit Ankara on 15th May where he will meet with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Veysel Eroglu, Turkish special presidential envoy to Iraq, told his country’s parliament that the issues rela ...
Iraqi PM to Visit Turkey This Month - BAS News

Iraqi PM to Visit Washington, Tehran Soon

BAS News - 2019-05-28 21:45
ERBIL - Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi is expected to visit Washington and Tehran in the near future in hopes of defusing the tensions between the two countries. Ties between the US and Iran have lately deteriorated drastically while the former ha ...

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 ...

Iraqi PM Keen to Open Green Zone to Public Despite Rocket Attack

BAS News - 2019-05-20 12:28
ERBIL — Iraqi Prime Minsiter Adil Abdul-Mahdi is determined to open Baghdad’s Green Zone to the public despite a Katyusha rocket attack on the fortified international neighborhood earlier on Sunday. Green Zone is home to government buildings, parliament, ...

Kurdish MPs to Meet with Iraqi PM, Discuss Disputed Kurdish Areas

BAS News - 2019-05-20 11:46
ERBIL — Kurdish factions at the Iraqi parliament are invited to a meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul Mahdi where they are planning to discuss the recent alarming situation in the areas disputed between Erbil and Baghdad. MP Bahar Mahmoud told B ...

Iraqi Airways to Resume Direct Flights to Syria

BAS News - 2019-05-16 22:49
ERBIL - Iraqi Airways is expect to resume direct flights to neighboring Syria next week for the first time since the beginning of the civil war in the country in 2011, a spokesperson confirmed on Thursday. Spokesperson for the national airport Layth al-R ...

Turkey allows lawyers to visit jailed Kurdish rebel leader

FOX News - 2019-05-16 18:10
Turkey's justice minister says imprisoned Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Ocalan will be allowed regular visits by his lawyers to his island prison. ...

Iraqi PM Abdul Mahdi visits Turkey, meets with president Erdogan

E-Kurd - 2019-05-16 17:47
Turkish, Iraqi leaders sign military cooperation agreement ANKARA,— Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi visited Turkey on Wednesday and met with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to discuss bilateral issues, in a bid to further strengthen bilateral relati ...

US Not Allowed to Use Iraqi Territory to Attack Iran: Envoy

BAS News - 2019-05-15 23:42
ERBIL - The US is not allowed to use the Iraqi territory for attacking neighboring Iran, Iraqi ambassador to Russia Haidar Mansour Hadi has said, adding that his country does not want a "devastating" new war in the Middle East. The Iraqi envoy made the c ...

Abdul-Mahdi Lands in Turkey

BAS News - 2019-05-15 20:08
ERBIL - Iraqi PM Adil Abdul-Mahdi has arrived in Turkey to discuss several regional and international issues with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, state media reported on Wednesday. Abdul-Mahdi was received by Erdogan in an official ceremony at the presid ...

Iraqi PM meeting with Turkish president to discuss security, trade, energy

Rûdaw - 2019-05-15 10:10
Turkey: Particularly in the fields of trade and energy will be discussed ...

Iraqi PM Abdul-Mahdi to visit Turkey on Wednesday: Turkish offic

Rûdaw - 2019-05-11 20:09

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 ...

For the first time After 8 years lawyers are allowed to visit Ocalan

Waar Media - 2019-05-06 18:36
WAAR_DUHOK 8 years after lawyers barred from visiting Abdullah Ocalan the Turkish government allows the lawyers to visit Ocalan in the İmrali Prison. Abdullah Ocalan’s office has announced that they have met Abdullah Ocalan in Imrali prison. They added t ...

Statement to The Public Opinion:

SDF Press - 2019-05-05 21:37
On the third of this month, a forum for the clans of the region was held under the auspices of MSD, under the slogan (Syrian tribes protect Syrian society and its social contract) due to the big participation of tribes and important messages by tribal lea ...

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 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 ...

PM Abdul-Mahdi Invites Pope to Iraq

BAS News - 2019-04-24 10:52
ERBIL — Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi said on Thursday he has officially invited Pope Francis to visit his country. He said Iraq is introducing its new policy which emphasizes on partnership with other countries and communities around the world. ...

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 ...

Iraq’s Abdul-Mahdi to Visit Saudi Arabia This Week

BAS News - 2019-04-16 12:15
ERBIL — Iraqi Prime Minsiter Adil Abdul-Mahdi will visit Riyadh this week on Wednesday to foster relations, a source said. Abdul-Mahdi will be accompanied by oil, trade, and electricity ministers during his trip to Saudi Arabia. The Iraqi prime minister ...