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Turkmen Front to Have a Minister in Next KRG Cabinet

Turkmen Front to Have a Minister in Next KRG Cabinet

BAS News - 2019-06-22 13:28
ERBIL — The Turkmen Front Party will join the new cabinet of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), party leader said on Saturday. Aidin Marouf told BasNews that his party will have the KRG’s minister of state for minority affairs. Earlier the day, Mar ...
Turkmen Front to Have a Minister in Next KRG Cabinet - BAS News

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 ...

PUK to Finalize List of Candidates for KRG Ministries Today

BAS News - 2019-07-06 12:49
ERBIL — Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) leadership is set to hold a meeting today (6th July) during which the party is expected to finalize the list of its candidates for the ministerial posts at the next cabinet of the Kurdistan Regional Government ( ...

Iraqi parliament to elect education minister: deputy speaker

Rûdaw - 2019-06-27 14:44
The role was supposed to have been filled on Monday - but Safana Hamdani failed to win enough votes ...

A diving team which belongs to the fire brigade in Tabqa was formed

SDF Press - 2019-06-27 03:17
Tabqa – Firefighting brigade of Tabqa, in cooperation with the People’s Municipality of Tabqa organized a competition for the selection of divers, to develop regiment capabilities in dealing with various accidents that may occur and require the immediate ...

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 ...

PUK to Determine Candidates for KRG Cabinet Soon

Waar Media - 2019-06-23 22:53
WAAR_DUHOK Patriotic Union of Kurdistan leadership will meet within this week to determine the candidates for ministerial posts at the next KRG’s cabinet. PUK is expected to determine all the candidates and hand them to PM Masrour Barzani, The candidates ...

Yezidis seek cabinet positions in next KRG: Yezidi Spiritual Council

Rûdaw - 2019-06-23 22:29
Visits by Masrour Barzani to Turkmen and Christians have spiked Yezidi attention in cabinet formation ...

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 ...

PM-Designate Barzani Meets with Turkmen, Christian Parties to Discuss KRG Cabinet

BAS News - 2019-06-22 15:52
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani held a series of meetings on Saturday with Turkmen and Christian political parties to invite them to the next cabinet of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG). Barzani begin his tour meeting ...

PM-Designate Begins New Round of Talks over Next Cabinet

BAS News - 2019-06-22 10:57
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani began a new round of talks with political parties on Saturday to discuss the next cabinet of Kurdistan Regional Government. Barzani held a meeting with four Turkmen parties on Saturday m ...

Karayilan: Kurds’ strength is a determinant in Istanbul

ANF - 2019-06-21 15:06
Karayilan: “If there’s anybody who wants Kobane to suffer a genocide like Afrin, they can go vote for Binali Yildirim. If your conscience doesn’t allow for it, you shouldn’t vote, as it would be a sin.” ...

UK Committed to Working with New KRG: FM

BAS News - 2019-06-20 21:29
ERBIL - UK Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Jeremy Hunt said on Thursday that his government is committed to working with the future Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), sending a congratulatory message to Masrour Barzani on his election as the PM- ...

Argentina risk last 8 chances in Copa America

Waar Media - 2019-06-20 17:05
WAAR_DUHOK The South American football powerhouse Argentina went on to have disappointing results in 2019 Copa America, as they yet to earn a win after second group matches. Nicknamed “La Albiceleste” (The White and Sky-Blues), Argentina have risked thei ...

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 ...

Al-Sadr gives Abdul-Mahdi 10 days to form a “full government”

Waar Media - 2019-06-18 15:16
WAAR_DUHOK The leader of the Sadrist movement in Iraq, Moqtada al-Sadr, called on the political blocs Monday to pressure the prime minister to form a full government within ten days, warning that his supporters will take a new position unless they do so. ...

Kurdistan’s New President Meets Saudi Minister of State

Waar Media - 2019-06-13 18:21
WAAR_DUHOK The New Kurdistan Region’s president Nechirvan Barzani received the Saudi Minister of State for Gulf Affairs Thamer al-Sabhan in capital Erbil on Wednesday. In this meeting both sides held talks on the ties between the Kurdistan Region and Sau ...

New President of Kurdistan, Saudi Minister of State Meet in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-06-12 23:42
ERBIL - New President of Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani received on Wednesday the Saudi Minister of State for Gulf Affairs Thamer al-Sabhan in capital Erbil. During the meeting, the pair held talks on the ties between the Kurdistan Region and Saudi A ...

UK Envoy Calls for Greater Role of Women in Next KRG Cabinet

BAS News - 2019-06-12 15:27
ERBIL — British Consul General Martyn Warr has called for larger presence of women in the upcoming cabinet of the Kurdistan Regional Government. Warr released a video message on Wednesday to praise the Kurdistan Region Parliament with 30% female lawmaker ...

Barzani Receives Saudi Minister of State in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-06-11 17:18
ERBIL — Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani Received on Tuesday a Saudi delegation headed by Thamer al-Sabhan, the Minister of State for Gulf Affairs. Barzani and Sabhan exchanged views on the latest political and security developments in the region, according ...