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Incoming Kurdistan PM to Form Cabinet in Less than 30 Days

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 ...
Incoming Kurdistan PM to Form Cabinet in Less than 30 Days - BAS News

PUK Committed to Political Agreements with KDP: PM-Deisgnate Masrour Barzani

BAS News - 2019-06-17 13:47
ERBIL - The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) will stay committed to its political agreements with the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) regarding its posts in the new government, Kurdistan Region PM-designate Masrour Barzani said on Monday after a meeti ...

Two former FARC guerrillas killed in less than 48 hours

ANF - 2019-06-15 20:07
In less than 48 hours two former FARC guerrillas have been killed in Colombia. ...

Kurdistan Parliament approves Masrour Barzani as the new Kurdistan Prime Minister

Waar Media - 2019-06-11 18:33
WAAR_DUHOK Kurdistan Parliament passed Masrour Barzani’s candidacy for the Kurdistan Prime Minister position. Masrour Barzani served as Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council; he was nominated by the Kurdistan Democratic Party. Masrour Barzani t ...

All media speeches were suspended by the Kurdistan Democratic Party

Waar Media - 2019-06-03 20:34
WAAR_DUHOK The leader of the Kurdistan Democratic Party Massoud Barzani, the media organizations of the party to stop any political escalation of speech in the Kurdistan Region or Iraq. “The critical situation in the region and Iraq in general, and the K ...

Iraq says ExxonMobil to resume operations in Basra

Waar Media - 2019-06-02 16:17
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. oil company ExxonMobil will resume operations in Iraq’s southern Basra province on Sunday, the government-owned Basra Oil Company announced Saturday. The move comes less than a month after the energy giant evacuated around 30 employees fr ...

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. ...

Masrour Barzani to Begin Forming New Cabinet Early June

BAS News - 2019-05-30 14:02
ERBIL — Masrour Barzani, the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) nominee for Kurdistan Region premiership, is expected to begin the formation of his cabinet in the first half of June. Kurdistan Region Parliament released a statement on Thursday to invite la ...

New President of Kurdistan to Take Oath in Early June

BAS News - 2019-05-30 11:11
He will name Masrour Barzani as the new prime minister the same day. ERBIL — The newly elected president of Kurdistan Region, Nechirvan Barzani, will take oath during his inauguration on 10th June, according to Kurdistan Region Parliament. Barzani was el ...

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 ...

Mothers in Amed: "Long live the resistance in the prisons"

ANF - 2019-05-24 14:39
Mothers of prisoners on hunger strike took to the streets in the province of Amed in northern Kurdistan to draw attention to the resistance against isolation. ...

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. ...

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. ...

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 ...

Rally in Berlin to support hunger strike resistance

ANF - 2019-05-21 13:57
Activists underlined that remaining silent is not an option and indeed would mean to be partners in crime of the Turkish government. ...

KDP to Support Future Nineveh Governor Conditionally

BAS News - 2019-05-05 23:53
ERBIL - The ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) has said that it will support the future governor of Nineveh conditionally, one of which is to see justice among all components in the disputed areas. Talking to BasNews, Ali Khalil, a KDP representativ ...

KDP Delegation Meets with Gorran to Sign Political Agreement

BAS News - 2019-05-05 11:54
ERBIL — A high-level delegation from the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) arrived in Change Movement (Gorran) headquarter on Sunday to sign a new political agreement after concluding negotiations. The agreement comes after months of talks over next cabin ...

KDP and PUK to Sign Political Agreement on Sunday: Spokesperson

BAS News - 2019-05-04 13:47
ERBIL — Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) will ink another political agreement on Sunday to lay the ground for the formation of the new cabinet, said PUK spokesperson Latif Omar. BasNews previously reported that a hi ...

KDP to Meet with PUK, Gorran This Week, Agreement over Cabinet Possible

BAS News - 2019-05-04 11:32
ERBIL — A high-level delegation from the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) is said to be planning a meeting with the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) and Change Movement (Gorran) on Sunday. The KDP delegation, led by the party’s deputy president, Nechir ...

KDP’s discriminatory rules – Get a job at int’l oil companies in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-05-01 15:15
Araz Barwari | Exclusive to Ekurd.net Local government authorities of KDP made discriminatory work rules to get a job at international oil companies operating in Iraqi Kurdistan Local government authorities of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) have made d ...