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UN says Middle East needs new leaders like Nechirvan Barzani

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 says Middle East needs new leaders like Nechirvan Barzani - Waar Media

Masrour Barzani Committed to Form KRG Cabinet on Time

BAS News - 2019-06-17 19:45
ERBIL — Masrour Barzani, the Prime Minister-designate of Kurdistan Region, met with several Kurdish political parties in Sulaymaniyah on Monday to invite them to submit their ministerial candidates. He kicked off the talks with a meeting where he discuss ...

Barzani Congratulates New Prime Minister of Kurdistan Region

BAS News - 2019-06-11 13:26
ERBIL — Kurdish prominent leader Masoud Barzani sent congratulations to Masrour Barzani upon his election as the Prime Minister of Kurdistan Region. “Pleased to see that the Kurdistan Parliament elected Masrour Barzani today as the new Prime Minister of ...

The ceremony for swearing-in of Nechirvan Barzani as the new President of the Kurdistan Region

KRG-Spain - 2019-06-11 00:01
The Kurdistan Parliament today conducted a special ceremony for the swearing-in of Nechirvan Barzani as the new President of the Kurdistan Region. Nechirvan Barzani delivered a first speech to all the participants, from Iraq and abroad, as president of Ku ...

Masrour Barzani’s Message to the New President of Kurdistan Region

BAS News - 2019-06-10 16:34
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council Masrour Barzani congratulated Nechirvan Barzani on his inauguration as the new president of Kurdistan Region. Barzani said in an online statement that he hopes the new presidency will serve the nati ...

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 ...

PM May Sends Congratulations to New President of Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-05-29 20:47
ERBIL — UK Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday congratulated Nechirvan Barzani on his election as the President of Kurdistan Region. The message was published on PM’s official twitter account, saying that the UK is looking forward to strengthening re ...

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: The Middle East needs new generation of leaders like Nechirvan Barzani

Kurdistan24 - 2019-05-29 13:32

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 ...

World Leaders, Diplomats Congratulate Nechirvan Barzani

BAS News - 2019-05-29 00:46
ERBIL - Leaders and diplomats around the world have welcomed the election of Nechirvan Barzani as the new President of the Kurdistan Region, expecting a brighter future for the region with the new Kurdish leader. Barzani won a total of 68 votes while 81 ...

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 ...

Nechirvan Barzani Elected as President of Kurdistan Region

BAS News - 2019-05-28 11:10
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament on Tuesday (28th May) elected Nechirvan Barzani from the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) as the new President of Kurdistan Region. The session was attended by 81 lawmakers, from whom 68 voted in favor of Barzani. Ther ...

New US Deployment to Middle East Threatens International Peace: Iranian FM

BAS News - 2019-05-25 11:08
ERBIL — The decision to deploy an additional 1,500 US troops to the Middle East is a “dangerous” development that threatens the “international peace”, said Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. Cited by state-owned IRNA, Zarif said his country w ...

Trump says he will send 1,500 troops to Middle East

Gulan Media - 2019-05-25 02:33

US to Send 1,500 Additional Troops to Middle East: Trump

BAS News - 2019-05-24 23:43
ERBIL — US President Donald Trump said on Friday that he will send an additional 1,500 soldiers to the Middle East as tensions with Iran continue to escalate. He told reporters that the role of the new deployment is “defensive in nature”. The US presiden ...

Reuters.. US to send 5,000 troops to Middle East

Waar Media - 2019-05-24 12:58
WAAR_DUHOK (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Defense is considering a U.S. military request to send about 5,000 additional troops to the Middle East amid increasing tensions with Iran, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Wednesday. Tehran and Washington ...

US Considering Deployment of 5,000 Troops to Middle East: Report

BAS News - 2019-05-23 14:09
ERBIL - Washington may deploy another 5,000 soldiers to the Middle East as tensions rise with Iran, officials revealed on Wednesday. CNN cited officials familiar with the issue as saying that the Pentagon officials and members of the White House national ...

Oil prices down as Saudis vow peace in Middle East

Waar Media - 2019-05-22 16:19
WAAR_DUHOK Crude oil prices were down to begin Wednesday as Saudi Arabia promised it would promote peace in the Middle East to prevent further escalation of conflicts, and to support and achieve balance in the global oil market. International benchmark B ...

Turkey Claims Attack Against PKK on Kurdistan Border

BAS News - 2019-05-06 15:48
ERBIL — Turkish defense ministry said on Monday its warplanes had carried out airstrikes against the positions allegedly belonging to Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in the border areas of Kurdistan Region. According to the statement, the airstrikes were ...