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Bahrain Recalls Envoy after Protestors Storm Embassy in Baghdad

Bahrain Recalls Envoy after Protestors Storm Embassy in Baghdad

BAS News - 2019-06-28 12:31
ERBIL — The government of Bahrain has recalled its ambassador to Iraq after angry protestors stormed the Bahraini embassy in Baghdad and took down its flag. The crowd attacked the embassy in reaction to a US-sponsored "workshop" in Manama on Palestine, w ...
Bahrain Recalls Envoy after Protestors Storm Embassy in Baghdad - BAS News

World Bank to lend $200M to Iraq for Electricity Improvement

BAS News - 2019-07-08 01:29
ERBIL - The World Bank will lend a total of $200 million to Iraq in order for the country to upgrade its electricity grid, the Iraqi Ministry of Finance said in a statement on Sunday. According to the agreement, which was signed by Finance Minister Fuad ...

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 ( ...

To protect children… The Syrian Democratic Forces sign a joint action plan with the United Nations in Geneva

SDF Press - 2019-07-02 22:19
SDF General Commander is in Geneva, and a joint action plan with the United Nations to protect children The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) signed on June 29 a plan of action with the United Nations in Geneva on how to protect and help children in the area ...

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 ...

Iraqi Hezbollah Claims Responsibility for Attack on Bahrain Embassy

BAS News - 2019-06-29 15:40
ERBIL — Iraq’s militia of Hezbollah has claimed responsibility for last Thursday’s attack on Bahrain’s embassy in Baghdad. The embassy was stormed by some 200 people who entered the facility and took down Bahrain’s flag while hoisting the Iraqi and Pales ...

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, ...

Iraq Arrests Dozens over Bahraini Embassy Attack

BAS News - 2019-06-29 12:38
ERBIL — The Iraqi government said it has arrested 54 people who are responsible for the attack on Bahraini Embassy in Baghdad. On Thursday, some 200 protestors stormed Bahrain Embassy in Baghdad to condemn the US-sponsored "workshop" in Manama on Palesti ...

Bahrain recalls envoy to Iraq after protest at embassy

Kurdiu - 2019-06-28 16:38

Protesters take down Bahrain flag in Baghdad over Trump peace conference

E-Kurd - 2019-06-28 11:44
BAGHDAD,— More than 200 demonstrators broke into the courtyard of Bahrain’s Embassy in Baghdad and took down the kingdom’s flag on Thursday night to protest a U.S.-led meeting in Bahrain on Israeli-Palestinian peace. Police used live rounds to disperse t ...

Bahrain recalls its ambassador after crowd storms Baghdad embassy

Rûdaw - 2019-06-28 10:31
Iraqi government officials expressed "deep regret" for Thursday night embassy storming ...

Protesters storm Bahrain embassy in Baghdad

Rûdaw - 2019-06-28 01:57
It follows a US-backed Middle East peace conference hosted by Bahrain ...

Baghdad: Demonstrators Raid Bahraini Embassy over Middle East Conference

BAS News - 2019-06-27 23:23
ERBIL - Protesters on Thursday evening raided the Bahraini Embassy in Baghdad to protest a US-led peace conference aimed to secure the Israeli-Palestinian conflict which was hosted by Bahrain. The demonstrators were carrying the Palestinian flags, while ...

Crowds storm Bahrain embassy in Baghdad to protest US Palestine peace plan

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-27 22:21

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 ...

Trump appoints a Kurdish from Erbil as ambassador to America in Portugal

Waar Media - 2019-06-19 15:44
WAAR_DUHOK The White House announced the appointment of the Kurdish politician Heroo Kader Mohammad Amin Mustafa as US ambassador to Portugal. Heroo has held several diplomatic positions in the US government and worked at the United States Embassy in Por ...

HDP will contribute to a new AKP defeat in Istanbul

ANF - 2019-06-18 11:35
The HDP did not nominate candidates in Istanbul on 31 March, which contributed to the AKP-MHP alliance to lose the elections. ...

US Blames Iran for Attacks on Oil Tankers in Oman Gulf

BAS News - 2019-06-13 21:37
ERBIL - The United States has blamed Iran for attacks on the oil tankers in the Oman Gulf, which is a significant route for the world's oil trade. The comments were made by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday where he also pointed out that the int ...