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Iraqi parliament follows up on 2014 oil export lawsuit against Kurdistan

Iraqi parliament follows up on 2014 oil export lawsuit against Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-06-16 11:52
BAGHDAD,— Iraqi council of representatives decided to follow up on a lawsuit that was filed by the Iraqi former oil minister Jabbar Alluaib in 2014 against Turkey regarding the oil exports by the Kurdistan Region to the port of Ceyhan. Patriotic Union of ...
Iraqi parliament follows up on 2014 oil export lawsuit against Kurdistan - E-Kurd

Komkujiya Sêwasê: Bi deh hezaran kes ber bi Madimakê ve dimeşin

ANF - 2019-07-02 11:14
Bi wesîleya salvegera 26'an a Komkujiya Sêwasê, bi deh hezaran kes ber bi Madimakê ve dimeşin. ...

Iraqi Parliamentary Committee to Meet over New PKK Group in Kurdistan Region

BAS News - 2019-06-29 15:40
ERBIL — Committee of defense and security affairs at the Iraqi parliament is set meet on Sunday and discuss the reports claiming the establishment of a new armed group affiliated with the Kurdistan Workers’ Party. Earlier on Tuesday, PKK-affiliated media ...

Iraq Increased Oil Exports in May: Ministry

BAS News - 2019-06-25 20:03
ERBIL - Iraq was able to increase its oil exports in May, the Ministry of Oil said in a statement on Tuesday, explaining that it exported over 110 million barrels of crude oil last month. "Iraq’s total exports of crude oil in May reached about 110,737,29 ...

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 ...

Kurdistan Region President Arrives in Turkey

BAS News - 2019-06-21 11:36
ERBIL — The President of Kurdistan Region, Nechirvan Barzani, arrived in Turkey on Friday where he will meet with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The meeting is scheduled for 14:00 (Turkey Time) today. This is Barzani’s first visit to Turke ...

Kurdistan president Nechirvan Barzani arrives in Iraqi capital

E-Kurd - 2019-06-20 18:46
BAGHDAD,— The president of Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan region Nechirvan Barzani on Thursday arrived in Baghdad to meet senior Iraqi officials. Barzani has met with Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi, Iraqi Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halbousi ...

Iraq takes security measures over attack on US oil firm

Waar Media - 2019-06-20 17:05
WAAR_DUHOK Iraq’s Oil Ministry has said that it took measures to tighten security in oil facilities after a rocket attack on the headquarters of U.S. oil giant ExxonMobil in Iraq’s southern province of Basra. Condemning the attack and its perpetrators, t ...

Iraqi federal supreme court holds additional hearing on Kurdistan oil export lawsuit

E-Kurd - 2019-06-18 12:27
BAGHDAD,— Iraq’s federal Supreme Court held another session over a previous lawsuit filed by the Iraqi oil ministry against the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) natural resources ministry over the latter’s independent oil exports. The court announced ...

Iraqi parliament must form cabinet in ten days, Sadr

Rûdaw - 2019-06-18 06:05
Sadr warns he will intervene if Iraqi parliament isn't formed within 10 days. ...

WATCH: Brawl Between Lawmakers at Iraqi Parliament

BAS News - 2019-06-15 16:13
ERBIL — Several Iraqi lawmakers were filmed brawling at the legislative on Saturday in capital Baghdad. According multiple sources, the brawl broke out first between MP Abdullah al-Kharbet from Axis Alliance and Talal Zubai’ee from Reform Alliance. MP Zu ...

Rockets Fall on Iraq’s Balad Airbase

BAS News - 2019-06-15 12:00
ERBIL — At least two rockets were fired at the Iraqi airbase of Balad on Friday, War Media Cell confirmed. The airbase is home to Iraqi forces in Salahaddin province, north of capital Baghdad. It was not clear if the attack caused any damage. The stateme ...

Iraqi parliament demands Kurdistan government to disclose oil deals

Kurdiu - 2019-06-14 03:09

US Blames Iran for Attacks on Oil Tankers in Oman Gulf

BAS News - 2019-06-13 21:37
ERBIL - The United States has blamed Iran for attacks on the oil tankers in the Oman Gulf, which is a significant route for the world's oil trade. The comments were made by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday where he also pointed out that the int ...

Iraqi parliament will follow up on recent fires for possible compensation

Rûdaw - 2019-06-13 21:17
“Those who disturb the security and stability of Nineveh province need to be hit with an iron hand ...

Deloitte report on Oil and Gas review in the Iraqi Kurdistan Region – Q4 of 2018

KRG-Spain - 2019-06-04 00:01
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) - Today, Regional Council for Oil and Gas Affairs has published new verified data on the Kurdistan Region’s oil exports, consumption and revenues, covering the period from 1 October 2018 to 31 December 2018, ...

Haider al-Abadi congratulates Barzani on the occasion of his election as President of the Kurdistan Region

Waar Media - 2019-05-29 14:53
WAAR_DUHOK Congratulated the former Iraqi Prime Minister and leader of the Al- Nasir coalition, Haider al-Abadi Nechirvan Barzani on the occasion of his election as President of the Kurdistan Region, and wished continued cooperation in all fields. Telegr ...

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 ...

Iraqi Forces Destroy Seven IS Hideouts in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-05-28 13:28
ERBIL — Iraqi security forces announced on Tuesday that hey have destroyed seven hideouts in Kirkuk used by Islamic State (IS) militants. According to an official statement, the operation was led by Iraqi federal police on Monday, in an area known as Mam ...

Kurdistan Parliament Works on Proposal to Find Missing Children

BAS News - 2019-05-26 00:10
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Region Parliament is working on a proposal aimed to find the children who went missing during different security incidents in Iraq, a lawmaker revealed on Saturday. The Halabja chemical attack carried out by former Iraqi Baath regim ...