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Masrour Barzani Welcomes UN Engagement for Settlement to Disputed Areas

Masrour Barzani Welcomes UN Engagement for Settlement to Disputed Areas

BAS News - 2019-05-13 16:17
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council, Masrour Barzani, received Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary- General for Iraq Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert on Monday in Erbil where they discussed the political developments in t ...
Masrour Barzani Welcomes UN Engagement for Settlement to Disputed Areas - BAS News

Former Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani meets Turkish FM

Waar Media - 2019-06-11 18:33
WAAR_DUHOK Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani received Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, in Erbil, where they discussed issues the political and security developments in the area. Cavusoglu visited Erbil earlier to attend the inauguration of the new ...

Masrour Barzani’s Message to the New President of Kurdistan Region

BAS News - 2019-06-10 16:34
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council Masrour Barzani congratulated Nechirvan Barzani on his inauguration as the new president of Kurdistan Region. Barzani said in an online statement that he hopes the new presidency will serve the nati ...

Masrour Barzani Meets With Turkish Foreign Minister While in Erbil

Waar Media - 2019-06-10 16:11
WAAR_DUHOK Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu met with Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council Masrour Barzani in Erbil on Monday. Cavusoglu arrived in Erbil today to attend the taking oath ceremony of Nechirvan Barzani as the new Kurdista ...

Turkish FM Meets with Masrour Barzani While in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-06-10 10:04
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council, Masrour Barzani, and Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu met in Erbil on Monday. Cavusoglu arrived in Erbil earlier the day where he will attend the inauguration of Kurdistan’s new president, ...

Masrour Barzani Calls for Unity in Eid al-Fitr Message

BAS News - 2019-06-03 21:22
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council, Masrour Barzani, wished a happy Eid al-Fitr to the Muslims in Kurdistan and around the world. Reminding the “continuous struggle” of the Kurds for their rights, Barzani wished that the Eid would st ...

Masrour Barzani Welcomes US Support for Kurdistan Reform Agenda

BAS News - 2019-05-22 16:00
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council Masrour Barzani welcomed US’ commitment to support Kurdistan Region’s reform package which is already underway. The issue was discussed during a meeting between Barzani and US Consul General Steven ...

Kurdistan Security Chief Expresses Concern about Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-05-15 16:17
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council, Masrour Barzani, has expressed concern over the recent developments in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk. Discussing the issue in a meeting with British Ambassador to Iraq Jon Wilks, Barzani ...

DAESH propaganda woman: I want to confront Turkey

ANF - 2019-05-15 13:32
Turkish journalist Defne Bayrak set off for Syria to join DAESH and work for its propaganda machine in 2015. She has been captured and has been a prisoner in the hands of the SDF for some time. ...

BCF to Serve Iftar to 1000 Dormitory Students in Mosul

BAS News - 2019-05-15 00:17
ERBIL - The Kurdish Barzani Charity Foundation (BCF) is expected to provide iftar meals to 1,000 dormitory students in the Iraqi city of Mosul on Wednesday. According to a statement by the foundation, a copy of which was sent to BasNews, the meals will b ...

Serok Barzanî pêşwaziya Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert kir

K24 - 2019-05-13 20:49
Serok Barzanî ligel Nûnera taybet a Sekreterê Giştî yê Neteweyên Yekgirtî ji bo Iraqê Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert rewşa herêmê gotûbêj kir ...

New Governor for Nineveh to be Elected on Monday

BAS News - 2019-05-13 00:42
ERBIL - The Nineveh Provincial Council is expected to elect a new governor and the deputies on Monday while the Council of Representatives is reportedly attempting to postpone the election. According to a statement signed by the head of Nineveh Provincia ...

Masrour Barzani Discusses Regional Developments with US Delegation

BAS News - 2019-05-09 15:46
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council Masrour Barzani received a diplomatic and military delegation from the US on Thursday to review the latest developments in the region. The US delegation was led by Acting Assistant Secretary David S ...

Iraq close to signing $53 billion deal with Exxon, PetroChina; denies Iran link

E-Kurd - 2019-05-08 12:52
BAGHDAD,— Iraq is close to signing a $53 billion, 30-year energy agreement with Exxon Mobil and PetroChina, Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said on Tuesday, denying any link between the mega-project and U.S. permission for Iraq to do business with Iran. ...

France faces legal challenge for refusing to allow jihadists' children to return

France24 - 2019-05-08 11:22

France taken to court for refusing to repatriate the children of jihadists

France24 - 2019-05-08 08:08

Kurdish hunger strikes for Ocalan to continue in Turkey: KCK

E-Kurd - 2019-05-07 20:46
DIYARBAKIR-AMED, Turkey Kurdistan,— Kurdish hunger strikes are set to continue in Turkey’s prisons and internationally as part of a struggle by the “whole of humanity” against the continued isolation of Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan. A statement from th ...

Should President Trump be worried about Kim Jong Un's command to troops to be 'on alert?' [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-05-06 22:48

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 ...

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 ...

Masror Barzani Meets The Islamic International Charity Foundation

Waar Media - 2019-04-14 16:22
WAAR_DUHOK Masror Barzani, the Chancellor of the Kurdistan Region Security Council met Dr. Abdullah Al-Ma’touq the Chairman of the International Islamic Charitable Organization and the delegation accompanying him on Sunday. The meeting was attended by Ku ...