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Kurdistan President Receives Former Kirkuk Governor Najmaddin Karim

Kurdistan President Receives Former Kirkuk Governor Najmaddin Karim

BAS News - 2019-06-16 15:34
ERBIL — Former governor of Kirkuk, Najmaddin Karim, met with Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani on Sunday in Erbil. Karim arrived in the Kurdistan capital city weeks after reports of his arrest in Lebanon. A source form his office told BasNews ...
Kurdistan President Receives Former Kirkuk Governor Najmaddin Karim - BAS News

Iraqi Kurdistan president Nechirvan Barzani arrives in Turkey

E-Kurd - 2019-06-21 17:44
ISTANBUL,— Iraqi Kurdistan region president Nechirvan Barzani arrived in Istanbul on Friday in his first overseas visit since inauguration to bolster economic ties, where he will meet with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Turkish president R ...

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 ...

Kurdistan President Nechirvan Barzani Arrives in Baghdad to Meet Iraqi Officials

Waar Media - 2019-06-20 17:05
WAAR_DUHOK KRG’s President Nechirvan Barzni accompanied by a Kurdistan Regional leadership delegation arrived in Baghdad on Thursday in an official visit. President Barzani is expected to meet with each of Barham Salih President of Iraq, Adil Abdul-Mahdi ...

Kurdistan President, Ayad Allawi Meet in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-06-20 01:08
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani received on Wednesday President of the Iraqi National Coalition Ayad Allawi in Erbil to discuss a number of political issues. Allawi during his visit also congratulated Barzani on his new position, wis ...

Barzani, Najmaddin Karim Discuss Political Developments in the Region

BAS News - 2019-06-17 18:49
ERBIL — Influential Kurdish political leader Masoud Barzani received the former governor of Kirkuk, Najmaddin Karim, in his office on Monday. They discussed the latest political developments in Kurdistan, Iraq, and the Middle East, according to a press r ...

Kurdistan President Receives Former Kirkuk Governor Najmaddin Karim

Gulan Media - 2019-06-16 21:50

Former Governor of Kirkuk Arrives in Erbil After Arrest Reports in Lebanon

BAS News - 2019-06-16 11:51
ERBIL — Former governor of the Kurdish province of Kirkuk, Najmaddin Karim, arrived in Erbil on Saturday evening. Previous reports claimed Karim’s arrest during his recent trip to Lebanon, which were soon refuted by the Kurdish politician himself. A sour ...

Iraqi Kurdistan president tasks PM-designate with forming government

E-Kurd - 2019-06-12 21:10
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Newly elected president of the semi-autonomous Kurdistan region Nechirvan Barzani on Wednesday tasked his cousin Masrour Barzani and Prime Minister designate with forming a new cabinet of the Kurdistan Regional Gov ...

Britain To Strengthen Ties With Kurdistan In Nechirvan Barzani Rule

Waar Media - 2019-06-12 20:05
WAAR_DUHOK British government congratulated President Nechirvan Barzani and announced; in Nechirvan Barzani rule Britain will strengthen and develop the ties with Kurdistan. Andrew Murrison the UK’s minister for the Middle East, congratulated Nechirvan B ...

Kurdistan President Tasks PM-Designate with Formation of KRG Cabinet

BAS News - 2019-06-12 14:01
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani on Wednesday officially tasked Masrour Barzani, the Prime Minister-designate, to form the new cabinet. Masrour Barzani’s candidacy was approved by Kurdistan parliament a day earlier. The new prime mini ...

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 ...

Kurdistan Region swears in Nechirvan Barzani as new president

The New Mail - 2019-06-10 19:36
Nechirvan Barzani delivers first speech as IKR President Nechirvan Barzani thanked his predecessor, Masoud Barzani, for his leadership of the Kurdish nation since he was 16 years old. Nechirvan Barzani… The post Kurdistan Region swears in Nechirvan Barza ...

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 ...

Barzani Arrives at Kurdistan President Inauguration

BAS News - 2019-06-10 10:04
ERBIL — Kurdish prominent leader and former president of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, arrived at the inauguration of his successor. Barzani was received by Parliament Speaker Vala Farid and the MPs. Nechirvan Barzani will take oath today to take off ...

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 ...

Zarif Congratulates Nechirvan Barzani on Kurdistan Presidency

BAS News - 2019-05-29 23:29
ERBIL - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has send a congratulatory message to Nechirvan Barzani on his election as the President of the Kurdistan Region. Zarif offered his congratulations during a phone call with Barzani on Wednesday evening ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...