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Abdul-Mahdi and Erdogan discuss 'decisive' action against PKK

Abdul-Mahdi and Erdogan discuss 'decisive' action against PKK

Rûdaw - 2019-05-16 03:04

Abdul-Mahdi and Erdogan discuss \'decisive\' action against PKK - Rûdaw

Abdul-Mahdi Confirms Iraq's Plan to Meditate Between US and Iran

BAS News - 2019-05-21 18:45
ERBIL - Iraqi Prime Minister has confirmed Baghdad's plan to meditate between the United States and Iran whose relations have drastically deteriorated lately. The Iraqi premier was cited by Reuters on Tuesday as explaining that no Iraqi groups had attemp ...

HDP’s Celik and European MPs: End the isolation now

ANF - 2019-05-21 17:22
HDP MP Tuma Celik said European countries should take action against the isolation. Social Democratic Worker’s Party MP Kadir Kasirga and Left Party MP Daniel Riazat said the isolation must end immediately. ...

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 ...

Action against isolation in Cannes

ANF - 2019-05-20 10:17
The daughter of Kerem Solhan one of the 14 activists on hunger strike in Strasbourg joined the action at Cannes, where the 72nd edition of the Film Festival is underway. ...

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 ...

Iraq, Turkey Consider Reopening of Kirkuk-Ceyhan Pipeline

BAS News - 2019-05-15 23:08
ERBIL - Iraqi PM Adil Abdul-Mahdi and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said at a joint press conference on Wednesday that they consider the reopening of Kirkuk-Ceyhan pipeline. The pipeline was vandalized by the jihadists of the Islamic State (IS) ...

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 ...

Germany to take action against PKK over 'increased activity' | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-05-15 06:21

US and Iran Don't Seek War: Iraqi PM

BAS News - 2019-05-14 23:28
ERBIL - Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi said on Tuesday that neither the US nor Iran is seeking a war between the two countries. Abdul-Mahdi pointed out that, although Washington and Tehran are in long-term disputes, they are both close friends of ...

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 ...

Pompeo’s Trip to Baghdad Focused on Protection of US Forces

BAS News - 2019-05-08 10:31
ERBIL — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a surprise visit to Baghdad overnight Tuesday where he met with Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi and other top official, reportedly focusing on the safety of US forces in the country. “We talked to them ab ...

Siemens to Upgrade Iraq's Electricity Grid: Abdul-Mahdi

BAS News - 2019-04-30 21:12
ERBIL - Siemens was the "main partner" in a roadmap agreement to upgrade Iraq's electricity grid, Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi said on Tuesday. The Iraqi premier made the remarks at a joint press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel where A ...

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. ...

Action against Turkish MIT kills two in Azaz

ANF - 2019-04-23 12:06
At least two people were killed as result of an action against Turkish MIT in Azaz city center. ...

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 ...