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Baghdad-Kurdistan oil disputes flare up in Parliament - Iraq Oil Report

Baghdad-Kurdistan oil disputes flare up in Parliament - Iraq Oil Report

Iraqoilreport - 2019-05-24 13:03

Baghdad-Kurdistan oil disputes flare up in Parliament - Iraq Oil Report - Iraqoilreport

Kurdistan president Nechirvan Barzani arrives in Iraqi capital

E-Kurd - 2019-06-20 18:46
BAGHDAD,— The president of Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan region Nechirvan Barzani on Thursday arrived in Baghdad to meet senior Iraqi officials. Barzani has met with Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi, Iraqi Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halbousi ...

Kurdistan President Nechirvan Barzani Arrives in Baghdad to Meet Iraqi Officials

Waar Media - 2019-06-20 17:05
WAAR_DUHOK KRG’s President Nechirvan Barzni accompanied by a Kurdistan Regional leadership delegation arrived in Baghdad on Thursday in an official visit. President Barzani is expected to meet with each of Barham Salih President of Iraq, Adil Abdul-Mahdi ...

60 seconds in Ramadi Iraq

The Global Coalition - 2019-06-19 20:31
"I love this city, and I am proud of it." Ramadi, Iraq is an ancient city with a diverse population. To find out more about what makes the city special, spend #60SecondsIn Ramadi, Iraq Article 60 seconds in Ramadi Iraq Appeared first on The Global Coalit ...

Turkey says it has 'neutralized' 43 Kurdish militants in northern Iraq

Reuters - 2019-06-08 17:51
Turkey's Defence Ministry said on Saturday a total of 43 members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) had been "neutralized" as part of an operation Ankara launched in northern Iraq 13 days ago. ...

65 illegal oil refineries still in operation in Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-06-06 15:36
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— There are still 65 out of 124 illegal refineries in Erbil province in Iraqi Kurdistan and they are still in operation and smuggle oil. According to NRT the illicit refineries do not had any legal, environmental and ...

Yezidi Woman Freed from IS in Western Iraq

BAS News - 2019-05-30 15:09
ERBIL — Iraqi security forces liberated another Kurdish Yezidi woman from the grip of Islamic State (IS) in western Iraq. The woman was reportedly abducted by IS back in 2014 when the jihadist group overran Sinjar and kidnapped more than 6,000 people fro ...

New Presidency to be "Umbrella for Unity": Nechirvan Barzani

BAS News - 2019-05-28 22:11
ERBIL - Nechirvan Barzani, who was elected by the parliament as the new President of the Kurdistan Region on Tuesday, said in a statement that the new presidency will be an "umbrella for unity," thanking the parliament for its confidence in him. Barzani ...

Incoming Kurdistan PM to Form Cabinet in Less than 30 Days

BAS News - 2019-05-28 11:10
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament is about to elect a new president today for the first time through a parliamentary vote, who will later task the incoming prime minister to form the new cabinet. Lawmakers from the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), the ...

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, ...

Storm chaser gets caught up in forming Nebraska tornado: VIDEO [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-05-25 09:02

Iranian Kurdistan: 30 People Commit Suicide in 30 Days

BAS News - 2019-05-21 14:08
ERBIL — Over the past month, a total of 30 people have committed suicide in different Kurdish provinces of Iran. According to statistics by Hangaw Organization for Human Rights, 17 women and 13 men killed themselves between 20th April and 20th May in the ...

Scientists find possible causes for chronic kidney disease ‘epidemic’

Waar Media - 2019-05-19 15:03
WAAR_DUHOK Chronic kidney disease (CKD) involves the slow loss of kidney function. Kidneys keep the body healthy by filtering dangerous fluids and waste products from the blood. When kidney function is impaired, these products build up in the body and ca ...

KRG Delegation Searching for Kurdish Mass Grave in Southern Iraq

BAS News - 2019-05-19 14:47
ERBIL — A delegation from Kurdistan Region’s Ministry of Martyrs and Anfal Affairs is visiting Iraq’s southern province of Muthanna where they believe is home to several mass graves of the Kurdish victims of Baath genocidal attacks. The delegation has so ...

Fraksiyonên Kurdistanê: Hewl tê dayîn sînorê Xaneqînê bê aloz kirin

BAS News - 2019-05-18 14:56
BasNews – Fraksiyonên Kurdistanê li encûmena nûnerên Iraqê daxuyaniyek hevpar belav kirin û ragehandin çend dest hewl didin sînorê Xaneqînê aloz bikin, ziyan bigehînin hemwelatiyan û cotyarên Xaneqînê û terorê pêktînin û ew hewldan şermizar kirin. Daxuya ...

Once again, Iraq caught up in tensions between US and Iran

Rûdaw - 2019-05-18 11:24
Pompeo's message to Baghdad was stand aside: sources ...

Kurdistan parliament in session to discuss presidency law

Rûdaw - 2019-05-08 15:38
Will the president be elected in parliament or by the electorate? ...

Kurdistan Oil Best Alternative to Iranian Crude for Turkey: Report

BAS News - 2019-05-03 17:22
Turkey could take into consideration the Kurdistan oil to feed its refineries as it is being forced under US sanctions to distance form Iran when it comes to oil, according to a report by Iraq House Institute for Strategic Studies. The United States anno ...

Baghdad, Kurdistan to discuss oil disputes, 50 percent bpd boost in Kirkuk

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-26 17:01

New Generation MP in Iraqi Kurdistan accuses leader of nude video blackmail

E-Kurd - 2019-04-25 01:39
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— New Generation lawmakers in Iraqi Kurdistan parliament on Wednesday accused the party’s leader Shaswar Abdulwahid and factions within the party of attempting to blackmail them by circulating doctored nude videos. N ...