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ExxonMobil Evacuation Hurts Deal with Iraq: Oil Minister

ExxonMobil Evacuation Hurts Deal with Iraq: Oil Minister

BAS News - 2019-05-19 19:55
ERBIL — By evacuating its foreign employees from Iraq, ExxonMobil will hurt a deal Baghdad that was about to be made with the company, said the Iraqi Oil Minister Thamir Ghadhban. "Had we concluded we would have signed the heads of agreement," he said, r ...
ExxonMobil Evacuation Hurts Deal with Iraq: Oil Minister - BAS News

Peshmerga Deputy Minister holds preparatory meeting about reform, preceding the meeting with the Ministry’s High Commission

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-06-17 13:36
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On June 16, 2019, Serbast Lazgin, Deputy Minister of Peshmerga, held a preparatory meeting with the Board of Reform before the Ministry of Peshmerga’s High Commission meeting. Notably attending the meeting were Lieuten ...

President Barzani: It Is An Honor To Be Among The Brave Peshmerge

Waar Media - 2019-06-06 20:19
WAAR_DUHOK President Masoud Barzani visited the Khazir front to be with the brave peshmerge and he said that it is an honopr to be among them. president Bazrani in the second day of Ramdan feast visited Kurdistan heroes in the fronts, Barzani congratulat ...

Iran expresses to expand cooperation with Iraq

Waar Media - 2019-05-26 17:18
WAAR_DUHOK Iraqi President Barham Salih and Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif on Saturday discussed “prevention of war and reduction of tension in the region,” according to an official statement. During his official visit to Iraq, Zarif also discussed ...

Iranian FM arrives in Baghdad to meet with Iraq officials

Waar Media - 2019-05-26 17:18
WAAR_DUHOK Iranian media are reporting that the country’s foreign minister has arrived in Baghdad to meet his Iraqi counterpart and other officials. The official IRNA news agency reported Saturday that Mohammad Javad Zarif will meet with Iraqi Foreign Mi ...

Iranian FM Discusses Tensions in Region with Iraqi PM

BAS News - 2019-05-26 11:06
ERBIL — Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi on Saturday in Baghdad to discuss the current situation in the region. Zarif’s trip to Baghdad comes amid growing tensions between Tehran and Washington, ...

Iran could block Strait of Hormuz if US deploys troops: Iraq oil minister

Rûdaw - 2019-05-25 21:45
Trump has agreed to deploy 1,500 more troops to the Middle East ...

Oil Prices Down With Rising US Crude Inventories

Waar Media - 2019-05-23 14:09
WAAR_DUHOK Oil prices were down to begin Thursday with weekly U.S. crude inventories rising against the market expectation of a decline and with crude oil production in the country remaining at a record high level. International benchmark Brent crude was ...

Iran OK with Iraq’s Mediation Efforts, but ‘Will Have Its Own Say’

Waar Media - 2019-05-23 14:09
WAAR_DUHOK Speaking to reporters on Wednesday at the end of a weekly cabinet session, Chief of Staff of the Iranian president Mahmoud Vaezi said Iran and Iraq have close ties as two long-time neighbors. “If they want to send a delegation to Iran, we won’ ...

Campaign to fight and reduce the spread leishmaniasis in the countryside of Tabqa

SDF Press - 2019-05-21 20:40
Tabqa – Together for El Jarniya organization and in cooperation with the municipality of people in Tabqa has launched a campaign to fight leishmaniasis and reduce its spread. The campaign included the distribution of brochures to identify the disease of l ...

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 ...

AP sources: Panel reaches deal with Donald Trump Jr. for interview [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-05-19 16:28

Iraqi Oil Minister says evacuation of Exxon Mobil ‘political’, not security related

Kurdistan24 - 2019-05-19 15:09

ExxonMobil Evacuates Foreign Employees out of Iraq

BAS News - 2019-05-18 14:06
ERBIL — US giant oil company, ExxonMobil, has evacuated its foreign employees from West Qurna 1 oilfield in Iraq’s southern province of Basra, three sources told Reuters on Saturday. The evacuation comes after US State Department ordered its “non-emergen ...

U.S. Orders Partial Evacuation of Embassy in Iraq Amid Tensions With Iran [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-05-16 02:08

Conflict between the Committees of Cooperative Union and the marketeers of the Ziveh Town

Kurdpa - 2019-05-10 12:51
Kurdi Agency: The Cooperative union committees were involved with the businessmen of the Ziveh Town and forced to leave the Ziveh's market. ...

Man hangs his own daughter in Iraqi Kurdistan over her love relationship

E-Kurd - 2019-05-07 20:46
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— A young Kurdish girl was hanged to death earlier on Saturday in Iraqi Kurdistan region reportedly after her father found out about her love relationship. Speaking to BasNews, Erbil Police Chief Abdulkhaliq Talaat, ...

Let's be the voice of the mothers resistance!

ANF - 2019-05-05 15:02
Dayika Qadriye and Gulê Koç mother and wife of two of the 14 hunger strikers in Strasbourg who reached day 140 of their fast, expressed their solidarity with the mothers of prisoners being beaten by police. ...

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 ...

The Founding Conference of the Union of the farmers’ associations was held in Raqqa

SDF Press - 2019-04-29 00:38
Under the slogan “Towards a Better Agricultural Reality”, the founding conference of the Union of the farmers’ associations in Raqqa was held today, with the aim of developing the agricultural sector, improving agricultural crops and increasing production ...

The engineers of Raqqa form their syndicate in a conference

SDF Press - 2019-04-28 01:09
Raqqa- Under the slogan “With the help of our engineers, we are building our city”, the second conference of the Chamber of Engineers of Raqqa was held on Saturday in the city with the aim of establishing the rules of procedure and forming the offices of ...