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Kurdistan Region opens doors to electricity, construction companies in annual international fair

Kurdistan Region opens doors to electricity, construction companies in annual international fair

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-26 02:02

Kurdistan Region opens doors to electricity, construction companies in annual international fair - Kurdistan24

Iraqi Kurdistan’s electricity ministry ‘planning’ to provide 24-hour power supply

E-Kurd - 2019-07-13 13:27
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Ministry of Electricity in the new cabinet of Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) is planning to provide 24-hour power to the region’s residents, an official said on Friday. Director of Electricity Contro ...

Kurdistan President Nechirvan Barzani to meet President Macron in Paris on Wednesday

Rûdaw - 2019-07-08 12:36
"French President Emmanuel Macron has officially invited Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani ...

Kurdistan PM-designate Meets with UK General Consul in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-07-02 21:05
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani received on Tuesday the outgoing UK General Consul in Erbil Martyn Warr. Barzani and Warr, during the meeting, shed light on the "opportunities and challenges" in the Kurdistan Region, Ira ...

Legitimacy of Kurdistan Independence Referendum: Kurdish Student Defends MA Thesis in Poland

BAS News - 2019-07-01 21:21
ERBIL - A Kurdish student in Poland was successful in defending his master's thesis titled as "The Political Legitimacy of the Kurdistan Region’s 2017 Referendum on Independence," the Kurdistan Regional Government's (KRG) representation office in Poland ...

Drug-related arrests 'rising year by year': KRG

Rûdaw - 2019-06-27 10:37
651 arrests for drug-related offenses in the Kurdistan Region from January to June 2019 ...

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 ...

Hemin Hawrami on the Kurdistan Region's next parliamentary cabinet

Rûdaw - 2019-06-23 22:29
Deputy Speaker of the Kurdistan Region's parliament discusses cabinet formation, quotas for female candidates, and working with other parties. ...

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 to Visit Turkey on Friday

BAS News - 2019-06-21 00:44
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani is expected to visit Turkey on Friday to meet with Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan. BasNews has learned from sources that Barzani was officially invited by Erdogan to travel to Ankara. The Tur ...

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 ...

France’s Macron to Visit Kurdistan Region

BAS News - 2019-06-20 15:12
ERBIL — French President Emmanuel Macron confirmed on Thursday that he plans to visit Kurdistan Region. He told Kurdistan 24 that his trip will be by the end of 2019. Macron will also visit Iraq to discuss a range of issues, most likely the post-Islamic ...

Kurdistan Parliament to Visit Disputed Kurdish Areas Before Heading to Baghdad

BAS News - 2019-06-20 14:05
ERBIL — A group of Kurdish lawmakers are set to visit the Kurdish territories disputed between the Kurdistan Region and Iraq before going to Baghdad for discussions over remaining issues pertaining to these areas. MP Mahialddin Hassan told BasNews the la ...

President of the Kurdistan Region tasks Masrour Barzani to form the new KRG cabinet

KRG-Spain - 2019-06-18 00:02
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – President of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani has tasked Masrour Barzani, as Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government, to form the ninth ministerial cabinet, in the presence of the Speaker ...

Updated logo for the Presidential Office of Kurdistan Region

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-06-11 17:55
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga The Presidential Office of Kurdistan Region, following Nechirvan Barzani being sworn into office as the new President, shared its new logo, where an English subtext has been added, in addition to the previous Kurdish a ...

Barzani Congratulates New Prime Minister of Kurdistan Region

BAS News - 2019-06-11 13:26
ERBIL — Kurdish prominent leader Masoud Barzani sent congratulations to Masrour Barzani upon his election as the Prime Minister of Kurdistan Region. “Pleased to see that the Kurdistan Parliament elected Masrour Barzani today as the new Prime Minister of ...

The ceremony for swearing-in of Nechirvan Barzani as the new President of the Kurdistan Region

KRG-Spain - 2019-06-11 00:01
The Kurdistan Parliament today conducted a special ceremony for the swearing-in of Nechirvan Barzani as the new President of the Kurdistan Region. Nechirvan Barzani delivered a first speech to all the participants, from Iraq and abroad, as president of Ku ...

Masrour Barzani’s Message to the New President of Kurdistan Region

BAS News - 2019-06-10 16:34
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council Masrour Barzani congratulated Nechirvan Barzani on his inauguration as the new president of Kurdistan Region. Barzani said in an online statement that he hopes the new presidency will serve the nati ...

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, ...

Migration from Kurdistan Region on Decline: NGO

BAS News - 2019-06-02 02:21
ERBIL — Migration of people from Kurdistan Region to the Western countries has significantly increased since last year, according to Lutka Organization for Refugees. After the emergence of Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria, millions of people escaped ...