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

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 ...
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Filmmaker Uli to be tried again in YPG-YPJ flags case

ANF - 2019-06-27 09:50
Filmmaker Uli Bez, who was tried for sharing the YPJ flag on her social media account and was acquitted by the Munich Administrative Court last April, will be retried at the prosecutor's request. ...

Family business: Nechirvan Barzani takes over presidency of Kurdistan Region from uncle

Frederike Geerdink - 2019-06-12 10:40
On 10 June 2019, Nechirvan Barzani was sworn in as president of Iraqi Kurdistan. He follows in the footsteps of his uncle Masoud Barzani, who held the post between 2005 and 2017. The inauguration ceremony was attended by Barham Salih, Iraq’s president and ...

Biography of New Kurdistan Region PM Masrour Barzani

BAS News - 2019-06-11 13:26
ERBIL — Masrour Barzani was named the new Prime Minister of Kurdistan Region on Tuesday after 87 lawmakers out of 97 in attendance approved his candidacy during a parliamentary session in Erbil. Barzani will later be tasked by the president of Kurdistan ...

Nechirvan Barzani sworn in as president of Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-06-10 18:53
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Nechirvan Barzani was sworn in Monday as Iraqi Kurdistan’s second president, succeeding his uncle and veteran KDP party leader Massoud Barzani whose son Masrour will likely be nominated premier on Tuesday. On May 6 ...

Family of Yazidi man killed by Turkish attack: Stop the invasion

ANF - 2019-06-06 14:25
The family of Emin Salih, who was murdered by the Turkish army, called on the Iraqi Government to stop the invasion. ...

Mike Pompeo, Nechirvan Barzani Talk over the phone

BAS News - 2019-06-03 01:48
ERBIL — US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held a phone call with Nechirvan Barzani to congratulate him on his election as the new president of Kurdistan Region. Pompeo reiterated his country’s support for Kurdistan Region and encourage Erbil and Baghdad ...

Bolton Congratulates Nechirvan Barzani on Presidency

BAS News - 2019-05-31 00:02
ERBIL - US National Security Advisor John Bolton has offered his congratulations to Nechirvan Barzani on his election as the new President of the Kurdistan Region. Barzani was elected during a parliamentary session on Tuesday where he won a total of 68 v ...

Gorran Leader Sends Congratulations to Nechirvan Barzani on Kurdistan Presidency

BAS News - 2019-05-29 15:19
ERBIL — The leader of Chance Movement (Gorran), Omar Sayd Ali, made a phone call with Nechirvan Barzani on Wednesday to congratulate him on his election as the President of Kurdistan Region. According to the information obtained by BasNews, Barzani and A ...

UN says Middle East needs new leaders like Nechirvan Barzani

Waar Media - 2019-05-29 14:53
WAAR_DUHOK Nickolay Mladenov UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, congratulated Nechirvan Barzani the new President of Kurdistan Region. “Congratulations to my good friend Prime Minister Barzani on being elected KRG President,” Mlade ...

UN Congratulates Nechirvan Barzani on Kurdistan Presidency

BAS News - 2019-05-29 12:46
ERBIL — United Nations envoys send congratulations to Nechirvan Barzani on his election as the new president of Kurdistan Region. “Congratulations to my good friend Nechirvan Barzani on being elected KRG President.,” said Nickolay Mladenov, the UN Specia ...

Kurdistan Presidency will be 'umbrella for unity,' Nechirvan Barzani says after election

Kurdistan24 - 2019-05-29 10:57

Kurdistan Presidency will be 'umbrella for unity,' Nechirvan Barzani says after election

Gulan Media - 2019-05-29 06:06

Nechirvan Barzani elected president of Iraqi Kurdistan

The New Mail - 2019-05-29 01:13
Iraqi Kurdish politicians on Tuesday elected Nechirvan Barzani as president of the Kurdistan Regional Government. Mr Barzani received 68 votes out of a possible 111 votes in the Kurdish parliament.… The post Nechirvan Barzani elected president of Iraqi K ...

Nechirvan Barzani elected president of Iraqi Kurdistan region

E-Kurd - 2019-05-28 13:27
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Lawmakers in Kurdistan parliament elected Nechirvan Barzani as president of the semi-autonomous Kurdistan Region of Iraq, a spokesman for the regional parliament told Reuters on Tuesday. Barzani, who had been servi ...

Kurdistan Parliament Elects The President of The Region Tomprrow

Waar Media - 2019-05-27 15:02
WAAR_DUHOK Kurdistan’s parliament is to elect a new head of the Kurdistan region on Tuesday, amid opposition and boycott by opposition parties, which have already announced their rejection of the mechanisms adopted in re-activating the post. PUK and Gorr ...

Kati Piri MEP visited Kurds to thank them for their support

ANF - 2019-05-27 10:44
Dutch politician Kati Piri, who served as Turkey rapporteur in the European Parliament until the elections of 23 May, visited the DKTM in Den Haag to thank activists for their support. ...

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. ...

WFP’s new programme to Iraq

The Global Coalition - 2019-05-22 18:30
Article WFP’s new programme to Iraq Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

Hawija: Bodies of Hundreds of People Killed by IS Yet to be Recovered

BAS News - 2019-05-11 22:41
ERBIL - Bodies of hundreds of people who were killed by the Islamic State (IS) in Hawija (some 55 kilometers southwest Kirkuk) in the past few years are yet to be recovered due to restrictions by the Iraqi forces. The extremists killed 7,000 to 8,000 peo ...

A citizen from Karamah city west of Iran (Kurdistan region) is sentenced to prison

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2019-05-05 14:28
KMMK: Danial Darab Khani, a resident of Kermanshah, was sentenced to a year in prison by a division of the Islamic Revolutionary Tribunal of the Islamic Republic of Iran on charges of acting against national security. This citizen was arrested by Islamic ...