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Hoshyar Zebari Urges Iraq to Act to Fire Incidents in Disputed Areas

Hoshyar Zebari Urges Iraq to Act to Fire Incidents in Disputed Areas

BAS News - 2019-05-27 00:04
ERBIL - Kurdish politician and former foreign minister of Iraq, Hoshyar Zebari, has expressed concerns over the recent fire incidents in the disputed areas which have targeted the farms of Kurdish citizens, urging Iraq to put the issue into consideration ...
Hoshyar Zebari Urges Iraq to Act to Fire Incidents in Disputed Areas - BAS News

Michel Platini is accused of taking bribes related to awarding the tournament to Qatar.

Waar Media - 2019-06-18 11:28
WAAR_DUHOK Former UEFA President Michel Platini is arrested by French anti-corruption police over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar Former UEFA president Michel Platini has been arrested over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup. French legend Pl ...

Chairman of the Board of Trustees of AUK Named Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq

The American University of Kurdistan - 2019-06-14 02:00
Duhok, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, June 11, 2019 – Masrour Barzani, Chairman of The American University of Kurdistan’s Board of Trustees, was named as the new Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government. Following his election to the post of preside ...

KRG Minister of Peshmerga conducts periodic meeting with Global Coalition to defeat ISIS

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-06-02 14:26
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On May 27, 2019, Karim Sinjari (KRG Minister of Interior and acting Minister of Peshmerga) supervised the periodic meeting with the Global Coalition to defeat ISIS. Notably attending the meeting were Sarbast Lazgin (De ...

WHO working to restore healthcare in Iraq

The Global Coalition - 2019-05-31 15:30
Article WHO working to restore healthcare in Iraq Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

Iraq to Reopen Green Zone During Eid al-Fitr Holidays

BAS News - 2019-05-27 22:38
ERBIL - Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi has issued a decree to reopen the Green Zone in central Baghdad during the Eid al-Fitr while tensions are yet to be defused in the region. According to a statement by Abdul-Mahdi's office, the heavily fortifi ...

Hoshyar Zebari: Iraqi government has to find the solutions Fire Incidents in wheat field

Waar Media - 2019-05-27 15:02
WAAR_DUHOK The member of KDP political party Hoshyar Zebari, has expressed concerns over the recent fire incidents that have targeted the wheat farms of Kurdish people, and he urged Baghdad government to find the solutions for these incidents and also ta ...

Iraq Sentences Former Minister to Seven Years in Jail

BAS News - 2019-05-26 22:35
ERBIL - Iraq has sentenced a former minister to seven years in jail over alleged corruption during his time in the office, an Iraqi source revealed to RT on Sunday. "Former Minister of Culture Asaad al-Hashemi, who belonged to the Islamic Party, was sent ...

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 ...

IS Claims Responsibility for Recent Fire Incidents in Disputed Areas

BAS News - 2019-05-25 22:33
ERBIL - The insurgent group of Islamic State (IS) has claimed responsibility for the recent fire incidents in the disputed areas where several farms of the Kurdish residents have so far been burned. Only in the past few weeks, a number of farms belonging ...

Former PM Warns US against Using Iraq to Attack Iran

BAS News - 2019-05-25 11:08
ERBIL — Iraqi Shi’ite politician and the former prime minister of the country, Nouri al-Maliki, has warned the US to avoid using Iraq as a launchpad for its war against Iran. Speaking during an event hosted by pro-Iranian militias of Badr Brigade, Maliki ...

European Dersim Festival to be held in Frankfurt

ANF - 2019-05-23 14:22
Everything ready for the 11th European Dersim Festival to be held in Frankfurt on 24 and 25 May. ...

Another Kurdish-owned Wheat Farm Burned in Diyala

BAS News - 2019-05-22 12:21
ERBIL — Following multiple suspicious fire incidents in the Kurdish-owned agricultural lands across the areas disputed between Erbil and Baghdad, another wheat farm reportedly burned overnight on Tuesday in Qaratappa, Diyala province. Mohammed Omar, a PU ...

Women of TJK-E called on people to join rally in Brussels today

ANF - 2019-05-22 08:38
The women organisation TJK-E and other Kurdish organisations called on people to join rally in Brussels today. ...

KCDK-E called on people to join march in Brussels on Wednesday

ANF - 2019-05-21 10:37
The KCDK-E called on people to join the rally to be held in Brussels tomorrow, Wednesday 22 May. The march will leave at 10 am from the Gare Central. ...

Farm Fire in Kurdish Disputed Areas: Another 50 Hectares Burned

BAS News - 2019-05-20 10:52
ERBIL — Another 50 Hectares of Kurdish-owned agricultural lands near Khanaqin burned in a suspicious incident overnight on Sunday. Over the past week, similar fire incidents were reported from different areas of Kirkuk and Diyala province, specifically o ...

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 ...

Pompeo Concerned over Iran's Threatenings

BAS News - 2019-05-10 01:08
ERBIL - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has expressed concerns over the recent threatenings by Iran, reminding the country that Washington does not seek war against Tehran, but that will respond if needed, according to a statement by his office. "The r ...

Two Kurdish citizens were sentenced to 10 years in prison

Kurdpa - 2019-05-05 11:20
Kurdpa Agency: Two Kurdish citizens from the Margavar Rural District were sentenced to 10 years in prison by the Revolutionary Court of Urmia. ...

Imrali – New Film on the Isolation of Ocalan, Narrated by Maxine Peake

Kurdistantribune - 2019-05-04 03:33
A group of human rights activists, among them British actress Maxine Peake and former Icelandic Minister of Justice Ögmundur Jónasson travels to Turkey. They want to visit Imrali Prison. But the prisoners there cannot be visited by anyone… This short film ...