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Iraqi president Salih meets with UK prime minister May in London

Iraqi president Salih meets with UK prime minister May in London

E-Kurd - 2019-06-26 19:29
LONDON,— UK Prime Minister Theresa May held on Tuesday talks with Iraqi President Barham Salih in Downing Street as part of the latter’s current visit to the UK. A Downing Street spokesperson said on Tuesday “The Prime Minister hosted Iraqi President Bar ...
Iraqi president Salih meets with UK prime minister May in London - E-Kurd

Part of the military training of the commandos forces in Raqqa

SDF Press - 2019-07-25 21:16
Raqqa – After the completion of the theoretical and practical military courses, which were received by the commandos of the Raqqa Military Council, the forces began today to implement what they had learned from weapons training. “After finishing our cours ...

Part of the work of the People’s Municipality in Al-Kasrat

SDF Press - 2019-07-24 23:07
Raqqa – The People’s Municipality continues its activities and assume its responsibilities, as it works to listen to the complaints of the people and solve their problems and rehabilitate the infrastructure that was destroyed due to the frequent rains tha ...

PKK salutes the 7th anniversary of the Rojava Revolution

ANF - 2019-07-19 12:31
The PKK Executive Committee celebrated the anniversary of the Rojava Revolution and said, “All our people in four parts of Kurdistan and abroad are proud to have accomplished a revolutionary move such as the Rojava Freedom Revolution.” ...

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 ...

The second stage of the road paving project begins

SDF Press - 2019-07-02 17:37
Raqqa – Services Department in the People’s Municipality of Raqqa, in cooperation with Al-Shamal Company started the second phase of road paving in Raqqa city, as completion of previous projects launched by the Municipality Services Department. “We starte ...

Iraqi PM Orders Hashd al-Shaabi to be Part of National Army

BAS News - 2019-07-01 23:51
ERBIL - In an attempt to curb the power of the pro-Iranian Hashd al-Shaabi, Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi has ordered the Shi'ite militias to be an indivisible part of the national army. Based on the decree issued by the premier, there will be no ...

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 ...

Kurdistan President Meets with UNSC Delegation in Baghdad

BAS News - 2019-06-29 13:46
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani met on Saturday with a delegation from the United Nations Security Council in Baghdad. The meeting was also attended by Kurdistan Region Parliament Speaker Vala Farid, Interior Minister Karim Sinjari, ...

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 ...

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 ...

Kurdistan President lauds relations with Turkey

Waar Media - 2019-06-22 14:20
WAAR_DUHOK A new phase of relations will start between Turkey and Iraq, Nechirvan Barzani, newly elected president of the Kurdish Regional Government. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met on Friday with Barzani, who has arrived in Istanbul in his f ...

Kurdistan President Meets with Turkish Counterpart in Istanbul

BAS News - 2019-06-21 20:45
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani paid a visit on Friday to neighboring Turkey where he met with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Istanbul. Apart from congratulating Barzani on his new service as the president of the Kur ...

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 ...

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 ...

HPG: Attacks against civilians are part of the invasion plan

ANF - 2019-06-14 14:42
HPG said the Turkish state has been bombing civilian residential areas in Southern Kurdistan deliberately and systematically, and added that these attacks are part of an invasion plan. ...

The first founding conference of the Young Women’s Union was held in Tabqa

SDF Press - 2019-06-12 03:03
Tabqa – Under the slogan “struggle, resist, organize and liberate yourself” The first founding conference of the Young Women’s Union in Tabqa city was held today in the center of culture and art in Tabqa. Members and representatives of the committees and ...

Dolzer: Turkey violates international law

ANF - 2019-06-01 15:33
A panel discussion was held in Nuremberg, Germany as part of the 10th Kurdish Culture Days. Hamburg State MP Martin Dolzer spoke at the discussion and said a stand must be taken against the Turkish state that has been violating international law. ...

Repairs start in Tabqa’s schools

ANF - 2019-05-31 13:49
Tabqa Democratic Civilian Administration Education Committee launched efforts to repair damaged school buildings and infrastructure around them as part of the 3rd year planning. ...

US to possibly stop training Turkish pilots

ANF - 2019-05-29 11:49
Reports say the US may stop training Turkish pilots as part of the F-35 fighter jet project in the wake of the Turkish state’s intention to purchase S-400 air defense systems from Russia. ...