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UK Committed to Prosperous Kurdistan: Minister

UK Committed to Prosperous Kurdistan: Minister

BAS News - 2019-06-13 11:13
ERBIL — The British government is committed to a prosperous and secure Kurdistan Region, said Andrew Murrison, the UK Minister of State for the Middle East and International Development. Murrison welcomed the appointment of Masrour Barzani as the Prime M ...
UK Committed to Prosperous Kurdistan: Minister - BAS News

UK pledges to build consensus for peace in Afghanistan

Waar Media - 2019-06-18 11:28
WAAR_DUHOK British Prime Minister Theresa May assured U.K.’s full support to build regional consensus for peace in Afghanistan during a meeting with the visiting Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, an Afghan official statement said on Monday. According to the ...

President of the Kurdistan Region tasks Masrour Barzani to form the new KRG cabinet

KRG-Spain - 2019-06-18 00:02
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – President of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani has tasked Masrour Barzani, as Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government, to form the ninth ministerial cabinet, in the presence of the Speaker ...

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 ...

Masrour Barzani: PUK is Committed to its Agreement With KDP

Waar Media - 2019-06-17 17:53
WAAR_DUHOK Masrour Barzani who was nominated to form the new Kurdistan Region government arrived in Sulaimani on Monday; he announced that the PUK is committed to its agreements with the KDP. This statement comes after Barzani’s visit to Sulaymani and hi ...

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 ...

UK Will Send 100 Royal Marines To Gulf

Waar Media - 2019-06-16 12:41
WAAR_DUHOK UK is to send 100 Royal Marines to the Strait of Hormuz in the Persian Gulf to protect British ships, as the fallout from the attack on two tankers last week escalates. As the pressure increases after Norwegian and Japanese oil tankers were at ...

Macron’s Letter to President Barzani: France Committed to Supporting Kurdistan

Gulan Media - 2019-06-13 23:55

Macron’s Letter to President Barzani: France Committed to Supporting Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-06-13 14:43
ERBIL — French President Emmanuel Macron has sent an official letter to Nechirvan Barzani to congratulate him on his presidency, reiterating France’s support for the Kurdistan Region. Macron’s letter was delivered to President Barzani on Thursday by Fren ...

PM-Designate Masrour Barzani’s Statement on Cabinet Formation

BAS News - 2019-06-12 14:01
ERBIL — The Prime Minister-designate of Kurdistan Region Masrour Barzani called on political parties to recognize national responsibility to help the formation of the new cabinet. Barzani’s statement came after President Nechirvan Barzani officially task ...

Letter to UK Foreign Secretary about Hasankeyf

ANF - 2019-06-12 09:25
Dozens of associations, groups, academics, journalists from the UK wrote to Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt MP to express their concer about the future of Hasankeyf. ...

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 ...

Masrour Barzani named as new premier of Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-06-11 18:02
Iraqi Kurds name president’s cousin Masrour Barzani as their new PM HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan’s parliament named Masrour Barzani as the region’s new premier on Tuesday, a day after his cousin was sworn in as its president. M ...

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 ...

Parliament Approves Masrour Barzani as Prime Minister of Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-06-11 11:28
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament on Tuesday passed Masrour Barzani’s candidacy for the post of Prime Minister. Barzani, who currently serves as the Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC), was nominated by the Kurdistan Democratic Party ...

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 Meets With Turkish Foreign Minister While in Erbil

Waar Media - 2019-06-10 16:11
WAAR_DUHOK Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu met with Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council Masrour Barzani in Erbil on Monday. Cavusoglu arrived in Erbil today to attend the taking oath ceremony of Nechirvan Barzani as the new Kurdista ...

Turkish FM Arrives in Erbil to Attend Kurdistan President Inauguration

BAS News - 2019-06-10 09:13
ERBIL — Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, accompanied by a large senior delegation has arrived in Erbil to attend the inauguration of the new president of Kurdistan Region. Cavusoglu was received by Nechirvan Barzani, the new president of Kurdis ...

PUK Finally Decides to Attend Kurdistan President’s Inauguration

BAS News - 2019-06-09 14:45
ERBIL — The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) leadership has decided to attend a ceremony during which the new president of Kurdistan Region will take the oath. The party previously boycotted a parliamentary session on 28th May during which the new pres ...

Kurdistan parliament elected Nechirvan Barzani the new President of Kurdistan Region

Waar Media - 2019-05-28 14:12
WAAR_DUHOK The Parliament of the Kurdistan Region voted by a majority of the audience on the election of Nechirvan Barzani as President of the region. Barzani receives 68 votes out of the 81 who took part in the meeting. And Najirvan Barzani, served in p ...

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 ...