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Gorran to Finalize Ministers Nominations by Next Week: MP

Gorran to Finalize Ministers Nominations by Next Week: MP

BAS News - 2019-06-19 14:35
ERBIL — The Change Movement (Gorran) is most likely to finalize the list of its nominees for the ministerial posts of the next cabinet of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) by next week, a lawmaker said. Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani on Monda ...
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Masrour Barzani submits final slate of Kurdistan cabinet nominees

E-Kurd - 2019-07-08 20:18
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani submitted nominations for ministerial positions to the Kurdistan Parliament on Monday. The list of all candidates has been submitted to t ...

Gorran Officially Submits List of Nominees for New KRG Cabinet

BAS News - 2019-07-07 20:05
ERBIL — Change Movement (Gorran) officially submitted on Sunday the finalized list of its candidates for the next cabinet of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG). According to media reports confirmed by Gorran, the party has sent the list if future minist ...

PUK Ready with Nominees for next KRG Cabinet: Spokesperson

BAS News - 2019-07-07 01:27
ERBIL — The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) finalized the list of its nominees for the next cabinet of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), said party spokesperson Latif Omar. PUK politburo held a lengthy meeting on Saturday, during which is has denie ...

Gorran to Submit List of Candidates for KRG Ministries Within 24 Hours

BAS News - 2019-07-06 15:30
ERBIL — The Change Movement (Gorran) will send the finalized list of candidates for the next cabinet of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) to Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani within the next 24 hours, said MP Jalal Mohammad Amin. Gorran National ...

Gorran to Submit Nominees for Next KRG Cabinet on Thursday

BAS News - 2019-06-26 11:56
ERBIL — The Change Movement (Gorran) is expected to submit the list of nominees for ministerial posts at the next cabinet of the Kurdistan Regional Government on Thursday, a senior member said. Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani previously met with ...

US to Attack Iran If It Targets "Anything American": Trump

BAS News - 2019-06-25 22:22
ERBIL - US President Donald Trump warned Iran on Tuesday that it would meet with "great and overwhelming force" if it targets anything belonging to Washington. "Any attack by Iran on anything American will be met with great and overwhelming force. In som ...

France Warns Iran against Reducing Commitment to Nuclear Deal

BAS News - 2019-06-25 16:59
ERBIL — French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Tuesday that they have warned Iran against reducing Tehran’s commitment to the 2015’s Nuclear Deal. “An Iranian violation would be a serious mistake and a bad response to the pressure exerted by ...

Masrour Barzani’s Office Rejects Reports on KRG Cabinet Candidates

BAS News - 2019-06-24 19:10
ERBIL — The press office of Kurdistan Region Prime Minister-designate, Masrour Barzani, rejected on Monday the media reports on several alleged candidates for ministerial posts in the next cabinet of Kurdistan Regional Government. “Some local media outle ...

Gorran Almost Ready with List of Candidates for KRG Cabinet

BAS News - 2019-06-23 14:17
ERBIL — The Change Movement (Gorran) is just about to finalize the list of its candidates for ministerial posts in the next Kurdistan Regional Cabinet. Kamil Qader, a senior member of the party, told BasNews on Sunday that Gorran will most likely submit ...

PUK to Finalize Candidates for KRG Cabinet Within Days: Leading Member

BAS News - 2019-06-23 12:02
ERBIL — Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) leadership is set to hold a meeting next week and finalize the list of its candidates for ministerial posts at the next Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) cabinet, a leading member said. PM-designate Masrour Ba ...

Iran Vows to Respond to Any US Threat

BAS News - 2019-06-22 12:21
ERBIL — Iranian forces will respond firmly to any threat posed by the US against Iran, said a spokesperson for Iranian Foreign Ministry. “We will not allow any violation against Iran’s borders. Iran will firmly confront any aggression or threat by Americ ...

French Consul Meets with PM-Designate Barzani, Reiterates Support for KRG

BAS News - 2019-06-20 11:59
ERBIL — French Consul General in Erbil Dominique Mas met with Kurdistan Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani on Thursday. According to an online statement, Mas congratulated Barzani on his premiership and wished him success in his next cabinet. “He a ...

Court Issues Arrest Warrant for Baghdad-Appointed Governor of Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-06-16 15:34
ERBIL — A court in the disputed province of Kirkuk has issued an arrest warrant for Rakan al-Jabouri, the acting governor of Kirkuk appointed unilaterally by Baghdad. According to the information obtained by BasNews, the warrant was issued last week on W ...

PM-Designate Masrour Barzani Kicks Off Government-Formation Talks

BAS News - 2019-06-16 11:51
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani began the talks over the next cabinet of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) on Sunday. For his first meeting, Barzani visited the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) politburo to discuss the ...

Masrour Barzani, New US Envoy Discuss KRG's Future Agenda

BAS News - 2019-06-15 20:22
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani received on Saturday the new US Ambassador to Iraq Matthew Tueller for talks on future agenda of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG). "Fruitful exchange today with new US Ambassador to ...

PM-Designate Barzani to Meet with KDP Team, Set Govt.-Formation Plan

BAS News - 2019-06-15 13:44
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani will hold a meeting with Kurdistan Democratic Party’s (KDP) negotiating team to set the plan for talks over the formation of the new cabinet. According to the information obtained by Bas ...

Call from Ömeryan: Volunteer wanted to fight the fire

ANF - 2019-06-14 16:27
The forest fire that broke out following clashes in the Ömeryan region in the Nusaybin countryside is spreading. The firefighters and local residents are not allowed to fight the fire by Turkish soldiers, and have called for volunteers to go to the area. ...

India to launch second moon mission next month

Kurdiu - 2019-06-13 02:28

Kurdistan Regional Government Announces Eid Aal-Fitr Holidays

Waar Media - 2019-05-27 15:02
WAAR_DUHOK The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) announced a week as holidays of Eid al-Fitr is the next week. The Spokesperson of KRG Safin Dizayi, announced that the holidays will begin on 2nd June till 9th June. During the holidays all government in ...