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Saudi energy minister says OPEC close to agreement on extending oil deal

Saudi energy minister says OPEC close to agreement on extending oil deal

Gulan Media - 2019-06-07 18:04

Saudi energy minister says OPEC close to agreement on extending oil deal - Gulan Media

KDP, PUK to Meet on New Cabinet, Kirkuk Governor

BAS News - 2019-06-30 21:25
ERBIL - The two major parties, the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), are expected to meet on Monday and resume talks on the formation of the new cabinet. They will hold the meeting in Sulaimaniya province where ...

KDP, PUK to Decide on Kirkuk Governor

BAS News - 2019-06-26 11:56
ERBIL — High-level delegations from the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) are set to meet on Wednesday and discuss the prolonged disputes over the post of Kirkuk governor. The PUK says it deserves holding the post wh ...

Parliament to Vote on New KRG Cabinet Before Summer Recess: MP

BAS News - 2019-06-22 12:21
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament is likely to vote on the new government cabinet before its summer recess begins on 1st July, said a lawmaker. Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani has already begun talks with political parties to conclude the form ...

Turkey comes close to last in 2019 Global Peace Index

ANF - 2019-06-12 16:02
Turkey came in close to last in the 2019 Global Peace Index by the Institute for Economy and Peace (IEP). ...

US gives Turkey to July 31 to backtrack on Russian missile deal

Spacedaily - 2019-06-11 14:18

US gives Turkey till July 31 to backtrack on Russian missile deal | Dhaka Tribune

Dhakatribune - 2019-06-09 14:17

KDP, PUK to Meet on Sunday Prior to New President's Oath

BAS News - 2019-06-09 00:06
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) are said to meet on Sunday for talks on the appointment of a new governor for disputed Kirkuk province, only one day before the newly elected President of Kurdistan Regio ...

Germany's Infineon close to acquiring Cypress Semiconductor: Bloomberg

Yahoo - 2019-06-03 16:44

Pompeo says US ready to talk to Iran with ‘no preconditions’

Gulan Media - 2019-06-03 06:03

Iraq court sentences two more French Islamic State fighters to death, 9 so far

E-Kurd - 2019-06-02 20:51
BAGHDAD,— An Iraqi court sentenced two French men to death on Sunday after finding them guilty of being members of ISIS, a prosecutor told Reuters. Iraq is conducting trials of thousands of suspected ISIS fighters, including hundreds of foreigners, with ...

Pompeo says US ready to talk to Iran with ‘no preconditions’

Rûdaw - 2019-06-02 20:05
"We’re ready to sit down with them" ...

Russia says an end to fighting in Syria's Idlib is Turkey's responsibility

Gulan Media - 2019-05-31 22:16

Turkey says not possible to accept unfair criticism in EU report - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-05-31 19:29

UK opposition Labour's McDonnell says must work to block a 'no deal' Brexit

Yahoo - 2019-05-27 01:19

Qatar says not invited to two summits in Saudi Arabia

Waar Media - 2019-05-20 14:07
WAAR_DUHOK Qatar has not received an official invitation to two emergency summits called by Saudi Arabia, a Qatari state minister said on Monday. Saudi King Salman called for holding Gulf and Arab summits in Makkah on May 30 to discuss implications of re ...

Sulaimaniya: Three People Sentenced to Death on Murder Charges

BAS News - 2019-05-12 23:31
ERBIL - A court in the Kurdistan Region's Sulaimaniya province has sentenced three people to death on murder charges in the disputed Kurdish city of Kirkuk. The death penalties were issued on Thursday (May 9) by the Sulaimaniya Criminal Court after findi ...