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Norway reaffirms commitment to stabilizing Iraq with new contribution

Norway reaffirms commitment to stabilizing Iraq with new contribution

BAS News - 2019-07-06 15:30
BAGHDAD (UNAMI) — The Government of Norway and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed a partnership agreement today for USD 9 million (NOK 75 million) to support stabilization and recovery efforts for Iraq post-ISIL. Norway’s contribution ...
Norway reaffirms commitment to stabilizing Iraq with new contribution - BAS News

Iran to further scale back commitment on nuclear deal

ANF - 2019-07-07 10:26
Iran said on Sunday it would further scale back its commitment to the 2015 nuclear deal. ...

Norway reaffirms commitment to stabilizing Iraq with new contribution

Gulan Media - 2019-07-06 19:08

New KRG Cabinet to Receive Parliament Confidence Before Deadline: MP

BAS News - 2019-07-03 12:27
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament will most likely convene on 11th July to vote on the new cabinet of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), said MP Zana Mala Khalid. Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani was tasked to form the new cabinet last month ...

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 ...

UAE REAFFIRMS ITS COMMITMENT TO UN SECURITY COUNCIL RESOLUTIONS ON SANCTIONS AND ARMS EMBARGO -STATEMENT

Yahoo - 2019-07-02 20:46

Syrian Kurds sign agreement with UN to end, prevent use of child soldiers

E-Kurd - 2019-07-02 14:29
GENEVA,—The United Nations has signed an agreement with the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) to end and prevent the recruitment and use of child soldiers by the US-backed group, the United Nations said on Monday. Special Representative of the U ...

SDF and UN signed Action Plan to end recruitment of under 18

ANF - 2019-07-02 08:43
The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) signed an Action Plan with the United Nations to end and prevent the recruitment and use of children under the age of 18. ...

The world will pay a price if it continues to ignore Iraq - Khaleej Times

Khaleejtimes - 2019-07-01 15:42

KDP, PUK One Step Closer to Finalize Deal over New Cabinet

Gulan Media - 2019-07-01 14:24

KDP, PUK One Step Closer to Finalize Deal over New Cabinet

BAS News - 2019-07-01 13:37
ERBIL — Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) delegations met on Monday to discuss the formation of the new cabinet and the issues pertaining to Kirkuk. Dilshad Shahab, a member of the KDP negotiating team, told reporter ...

Asaib Ahl al-Haq Accuses US of Using Basra Protests to Weaken Iraq

BAS News - 2019-06-30 00:58
ERBIL - The United States is reportedly attempting to seize the Basra protests as an opportunity to weaken the Iraqi government and create a situation similar to what happened in Libya, the Asaib Ahl al-Haq, a militia group operating under the umbrella o ...

KRG President meets UN Security Council, vows to mend ties with Baghdad, protect Kurdish rights

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-29 18:24

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 ...

“We want Iraqis to rebuild Iraq”, UN Iraq Resident Coordinator assures @Coalition Twitter followers

The Global Coalition - 2019-06-20 17:35
On Tuesday 18 June, the United Nations’ Iraq Resident Coordinator, Marta Ruedas, took over the @Coalition Twitter account to answer the public’s questions about UNDP Iraq stabilization efforts – the progress, the challenges, and the processes. Followers ...

US Envoy for Iran Heads to Middle East

BAS News - 2019-06-20 02:24
ERBIL - US Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook has been scheduled to travel to the Middle East on Wednesday to discuss "Iran's regional aggression," with officials in Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Kuwait and Bahrain. The State Depa ...

Japan continues to support Iraq in 2019

The Global Coalition - 2019-06-19 12:34
Article Japan continues to support Iraq in 2019 Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

Germany continues to support Iraq in 2019

The Global Coalition - 2019-06-14 17:10
Article Germany continues to support Iraq in 2019 Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

Canada continue’s to support Iraq

The Global Coalition - 2019-06-11 18:02
Article Canada continue’s to support Iraq Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

UK Continues to Support Explosive Hazard Management, Risk Education Activities in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-06-09 15:47
BAGHDAD (UNMAS) — The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) in Iraq would like to highlight the role of the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) as a key facilitator of stabilization and humanitarian efforts through the s ...