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US Diplomatic Mission Marks 4th of July in Erbil

US Diplomatic Mission Marks 4th of July in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-07-04 00:25
ERBIL — US embassy and consulate general organized an event on Wednesday in Erbil to mark 4th of July, the US Independence Day. The event was attended by Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani, Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani, and many oth ...
US Diplomatic Mission Marks 4th of July in Erbil - BAS News

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 President Congratulates Iraqis on Recognition of Babylon as World Heritage Site

BAS News - 2019-07-07 01:27
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani congratulated “the people of Iraq” on the recognition of Iraq’s ancient city of Babylon as a UNESCO’s world heritage site. “The inclusion of Babylon on the World Heritage List by UNESCO is a demonstrat ...

Fourth of July in Washington to come with a twist from Pres. Trump [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-07-05 06:38

PHOTOS: Kurdish leaders join US diplomats to celebrate the Fourth of July in Kurdistan

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-04 11:15

The Zhianewe Voluntary Association Bureau for the Prevention of Addiction in Marivan was vandalized by unknown persons

Kurdpa - 2019-07-04 11:08
Kurdpa Agency: The Zhianewe Voluntary Association Bureau for the Prevention of Addiction in Marivan was vandalized by unknown persons. ...

77 arrested by Chicago police in pre-4th of July gun, drug take down; Mayor Lightfoot unveils safety plan [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-07-04 01:28

Red Snapper, Israel, & the Fourth of July

E-Kurd - 2019-07-03 11:51
Gerald A. Honigman | Exclusive to Ekurd.net American and Israeli Independence Days have great meaning for hundreds of millions of people all over the world…July 4th, 1776, and the 5th of Iyar 5708 (May 14, 1948 on the Western Gregorian Calendar), respect ...

Trump insists military leaders 'thrilled' after reports he demanded they stand next to him at 4th of July parade

Yahoo - 2019-07-02 21:39

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 ...

UNESCO develops a handbook for the protection of journalists in field

BAS News - 2019-07-01 11:21
BAGHDAD (UNESCO) — UNESCO, in partnership with the Iraqi Communication and Media Commission (CMC), and Ministry of Interior (MoI), organized the first roundtable with the media outlets directors, on preparing the handbook to organize the relationship bet ...

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, ...

Kongreya Star condemns Turkish massacre of civilians in Kortek

ANF - 2019-06-29 13:06
Kongreya Star has sharply condemned the massacre in Kortek, south Kurdistan. The airstrike of the Turkish army killed three people on Thursday. ...

Erbil Police Arrests Several People for Forging Visas, Passports

BAS News - 2019-06-27 14:02
ERBIL — Kurdish security forces and police announced the arrest of a group of men in Erbil over multiple cases of forged visas, passports, and other documents. During a press conference on Thursday, Sami Jalal, a director and Kurdistan Region’s ministry ...

Iraqi Kurdistan president Nechirvan Barzani arrives in Turkey

E-Kurd - 2019-06-21 17:44
ISTANBUL,— Iraqi Kurdistan region president Nechirvan Barzani arrived in Istanbul on Friday in his first overseas visit since inauguration to bolster economic ties, where he will meet with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Turkish president R ...

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 ...

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 ...

President Barzani, German Delegation Meet in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-06-15 22:21
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani received on Saturday a German diplomatic delegation headed by Martin Jäger, the State Secretary in the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, discussing several issues. Jäger stress ...

Kurdistan President Tasks PM-Designate with Formation of KRG Cabinet

BAS News - 2019-06-12 14:01
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani on Wednesday officially tasked Masrour Barzani, the Prime Minister-designate, to form the new cabinet. Masrour Barzani’s candidacy was approved by Kurdistan parliament a day earlier. The new prime mini ...

Nechirvan Barzani Becomes The Second Kurdistan Region President

Waar Media - 2019-06-10 16:11
WAAR_DUHOK The new Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani took the legal oath in a big ceremony today in Erbil at Sa’ad Abdulla hall. The ceremony was attended by many deputies of neibirhoods countries who showed their happines and support for Nech ...