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KDP reveals the date of voting on the new government

KDP reveals the date of voting on the new government

Kurdiu - 2019-07-08 20:05

KDP reveals the date of voting on the new government - Kurdiu

Kurdiu: The two parties of power in the Kurdistan region reached an agreement on the governor of Kirkuk

Justice for Kurds - 2019-07-12 03:43
The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), on Monday announced reaching an agreement with the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan on a candidate for governor of Kirkuk, revealing new dialogues between Erbil and Baghdad to normalize the situation in the disputed areas ...

Washington Institute: Gorran and the End of Populism in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq

Justice for Kurds - 2019-07-12 03:43
After months of back and forth, the leading parties of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG)—the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK)—are engaged in negotiations to finalize the cabinet, which must be completed by ...

Stratford American University paid its respect and held an acknowledgement ceremony for injured Peshmerga of the fight against ISIS

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-07-11 12:42
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On July 8, 2019, Stratford American University in Erbil hosted an acknowledgement ceremony for 110 injured Peshmerga during the fight against ISIS. The ceremony was attended by the representative to the Minister of Pes ...

“Government and KDP lead the invasion”

ANF - 2019-07-10 14:14
Citizens of Derbendixan said the Kurdistan Regional Government led the invasion and added: “The Turkish state is invading Bashur as per the deal they made with the KDP.” ...

Kurdistan Islamic Union bloc refuses to vote for the new government of the region

Kurdiu - 2019-07-08 20:05

Team from the Ministry of Peshmerga participates in a military media training course in Baghdad

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-07-08 11:16
Ministry of Peshmerga On July 1, 2019, a team of officers from the Ministry of Peshmerga’s Directorate of Media and National Awareness arrived in Baghdad to participated in a 11-day military media training program. This course is being conducted by the C ...

Peshmerga Chief-of-Staff meets with high-ranking Commanders from the Coalition Forces

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-07-05 10:29
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On July 2, 2019, Lieutenant General Jamal Mohammad, Peshmerga Chief-of-Staff, received a high delegation from the U.S. and Coalition Forces, led by General Krinkovich, Deputy Commander of Coalition Forces in Iraq and S ...

KDP and PUK Almost Agreed on New Governor of Kirkuk: Official

BAS News - 2019-07-04 12:19
ERBIL — Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) have almost reached a final agreement on the post of Kirkuk governor, said a PUK leading member. PUK insists that the new Kirkuk governor should be its member, and KDP contin ...

Meeting between the Ministry’s High Commission, Directorate and Board of Reform and Coalition Forces was held

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-07-03 15:41
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On July 2, 2019, at the Reform Directorate’s HQ, Sarbast Lazgin, Deputy Ministry of Peshmerga, supervised a meeting between the Ministry’s High Commission, consultants to the Coalition Forces and the Directorate and Bo ...

Agreement signed with the U.S. Office of Security Cooperation to make the Ministry of Peshmerga’s Administrative Affairs Electronic

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-07-03 06:56
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On June 23, 2019, Sarbast Lazgin, Deputy Minister of Peshmerga received Connor Delov, U.S. Military Consultant at Office of Security Cooperation, and his accompanying delegation. During the meeting, both sides discusse ...

The Philippines: Militancy and the New Bangsamoro

International Crisis Group - 2019-06-26 19:00
The new autonomous Bangsamoro region in Muslim Mindanao promises to address longstanding local grievances and drivers of militancy in the Philippines. But the Bangsamoro leadership faces steep challenges in disarming thousands of former militants, reinin ...

Parliament to Vote on New KRG Cabinet Before Summer Recess: MP

BAS News - 2019-06-22 12:21
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament is likely to vote on the new government cabinet before its summer recess begins on 1st July, said a lawmaker. Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani has already begun talks with political parties to conclude the form ...

“The new government should take responsibility against invasion”

ANF - 2019-06-18 14:46
Hasim Mufid protested the Kurdistan Region’s silence against the Turkish state’s invasion attacks and said, “The Kurdistan Regional Government remains silent because of their special interests. The new government’s cabinet must take responsibility." ...

PUK Committed to Political Agreements with KDP: PM-Deisgnate Masrour Barzani

BAS News - 2019-06-17 13:47
ERBIL - The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) will stay committed to its political agreements with the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) regarding its posts in the new government, Kurdistan Region PM-designate Masrour Barzani said on Monday after a meeti ...

Masrour Barzani: negotiations to form the new government began

Waar Media - 2019-06-16 12:41
WAAR_DUHOK Visited the candidate in charge of the formation of the Kurdistan Regional Government, “Masrour Barzani,” the political bureau of the Kurdistan Democratic Party and a compromise on the formation of the new cab. Barzani’s visits to form the gov ...

PUK political party to meet on new Government formation

Waar Media - 2019-06-15 18:38
WAAR_DUHOK PUK political party is expected to meet today to discuss the meeting with KDP on the new government formation. Waar correspondent in Sulaimani has reported that today PUK politburo will meet to start the preparations for the expected meeting w ...

The new president assigns pleased Masrour Barzani to form the Kurdistan Regional Government

Waar Media - 2019-06-12 20:05
WAAR_DUHOK Kurdistan Region President Nezhirvan Barzani, issued a decree to Masrour Barzani in order form the new government cabinet. The commissioning follows the inauguration of Nezhirvan Barzani on the first day of the presidency of the Kurdistan Regi ...

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 ...