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Iraq Committed to Resolving Disputes with Kurdistan: Abdul-Mahdi

Iraq Committed to Resolving Disputes with Kurdistan: Abdul-Mahdi

BAS News - 2019-06-25 21:17
ERBIL - Iraqi PM Adil Abdul-Mahdi has reaffirmed his government's commitment to resolving the remaining disputes between Erbil and Baghdad, noting that meetings in this regard will be continued between the sides. The Iraqi premier made the comments durin ...
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Kurdiu: The two parties of power in the Kurdistan region reached an agreement on the governor of Kirkuk

Justice for Kurds - 2019-07-12 03:43
The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), on Monday announced reaching an agreement with the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan on a candidate for governor of Kirkuk, revealing new dialogues between Erbil and Baghdad to normalize the situation in the disputed areas ...

Shiite leaders okay with Abdul-Mahdi deadline to reign in Iraq's Hashd

Rûdaw - 2019-07-02 12:40
Sadr calls integration 'an important step toward a stronger Iraq' ...

Iraq calls on Turkey to halt strikes in Kurdistan, KRG blames PKK

E-Kurd - 2019-06-30 12:20
BAGHDAD,— The Iraqi Foreign Ministry has called on the Turkish government to halt airstrikes on targets in the Kurdistan region. The Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ released a statement on Saturday that specifically mentioned a Turkish airstrike on Ku ...

Kurdistan President Meets with Iraqi Counterpart in Baghdad

BAS News - 2019-06-29 16:28
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani met with his Iraqi counterpart Barham Salih in Baghdad on Saturday where they reiterated commitment to resolve remaining disputes between Erbil and Baghdad. Barzani arrived in the Iraqi capital city ea ...

KDP Supports Iraqi PM Abdul-Mahdi to Stay In Charge

BAS News - 2019-06-28 01:29
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) faction at the Iraqi Parliament has decided to support Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi to stay in charge as certain sides have reportedly been attempting to remove him from the post. "There is an attempt by ce ...

Abadi a likely successor if Iraq PM Abdul-Mahdi is toppled: pundit

Rûdaw - 2019-06-24 13:47
Abdul-Mahdi’s record has come under increasing scrutiny ...

Adel Abdul Mahdi handed the names of candidates for parliament

Waar Media - 2019-06-24 11:52
WAAR_DUHOK A MP for the Fatah Alliance Haneen Qado, on Sunday, that Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi sent the names of the candidates of the four remaining ministries to the presidency of the House of Representatives, on Monday’s meeting will continue all ...

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- ...

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 Region President Meets with Iraqi Leaders in Baghdad

BAS News - 2019-06-20 16:20
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani traveled to Baghdad on Thursday where he met with Iraqi leaders to discuss a range of issues, including the Erbil-Baghdad relations. Barzani was first received by Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi where ...

60 seconds in Ramadi Iraq

The Global Coalition - 2019-06-19 20:31
"I love this city, and I am proud of it." Ramadi, Iraq is an ancient city with a diverse population. To find out more about what makes the city special, spend #60SecondsIn Ramadi, Iraq Article 60 seconds in Ramadi Iraq Appeared first on The Global Coalit ...

UN Team for Investigating IS Crimes Underscores KRG’s Role in Hosting IDPs

BAS News - 2019-06-19 13:51
ERBIL — The United Nations Investigative Team to Promote Accountability for Crimes Committed by Islamic State (UNITAD), led by Karim Asad Ahmad Khan, the special adviser of the investigative team, met with Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani on ...

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 ...

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 ...

Iraqi Leaders Attend Kurdistan Presidential Inauguration, Call for Continued Dialogue

BAS News - 2019-06-10 13:58
ERBIL — Several Iraqi leaders attended the inauguration ceremony of the new president of Kurdistan Region, Nechirvan Barzani, in Erbil, calling for continued talks between Kurdistan Region and Iraq so to address the remaining disputes. Iraqi President Ba ...

Barzani Calls on New President of Kurdistan to Work on Disputes with Baghdad

BAS News - 2019-06-10 13:14
ERBIL — Kurdish charismatic leader and the former president of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, reiterated a call on political forces in Erbil and Baghdad to work together and address the prolonged disputes, namely those pertaining to the contested Kurd ...

Erbil-Baghdad Disputes Should be Resolved: Ammar al-Hakim

BAS News - 2019-06-05 23:09
ERBIL - Iraqi leader Ammar al-Hakim, head of Hikma Party, has called for the resolution of the remaining disputes between Erbil and Baghdad, warning that it may affect Iraq's unity if the issues are not addressed. Hakim made the comments during a a speec ...

Kurdistan Parliament on Kirkuk Bombings: Iraq Failed to Protect its People

BAS News - 2019-05-31 13:09
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament condemned the chain bombings in central Kirkuk, saying that the Iraqi government has failed to protect the people of the Kurdish province. Late on Thursday, a series of terrorist attacks rocked Kirkuk and left at least ...