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Kurdistan PM Masrour Barzani arrives in Iraqi capital for talks

Kurdistan PM Masrour Barzani arrives in Iraqi capital for talks

E-Kurd - 2019-07-16 19:06
BAGHDAD,— A delegation from the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) led by the Prime Minister Masrour Barzani arrived in Baghdad on Tuesday for meetings with senior Iraqi federal officials, the first in his new capacity. Masrour Barzani met with Iraqi Pr ...
Kurdistan PM Masrour Barzani arrives in Iraqi capital for talks - E-Kurd

Genel Energy confident on Bina Bawi talks with Iraqi Kurdistan authorities

E-Kurd - 2019-08-06 12:08
LONDON,— Iraqi Kurdistan-focused Genel Energy said it is confident it is making progress on its Bina Bawi gas project as it holds talks with the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) over exact terms. It wrote down $424 million at the Miran field in March ...

President of the Kurdistan Region Receives A Delegation of the United Nations.

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2019-08-04 20:12
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 30 July 2019 – President of the Kurdistan Region received A delegation of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) headed by Dr Luay Shabana, Regional Director of the Fund. In the meeting, Dr Shabana presented a brief on his vi ...

Squeezed by sanctions, Iranian Kurds seek day jobs in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-07-20 06:09
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— When the car pulled up to the curb in Iraqi Kurdistan’s Erbil, a half-dozen Iranian labourers swarmed around it. Squeezed by US sanctions on Tehran, they were hunting for work across the border. Mostly Kurds themse ...

Kurdistan Wants to Make a New Start: PM Masrour Barzani

Gulan Media - 2019-07-19 19:28

Turkey carries out airstrikes in Iraqi Kurdistan after diplomat’s murder

The Defense Post - 2019-07-19 18:02
Turkey launched an airstrike in Qandil, Iraqi Kurdistan in response to the killing of a Turkish diplomat in the region The post Turkey carries out airstrikes in Iraqi Kurdistan after diplomat’s murder appeared first on The Defense Post. ...

Peshmerga a pillar of discussion between the Kurdistan Region’s High Delegation with Iraqi President, Prime Minister and Head of Parliament

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-07-17 21:22
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On Tuesday, July 16, 2019, Masrour Barzani, KRG Prime Minister, and his accompanying delegation consisting of the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Peshmerga, Minister of Interior, Minister of Finance and Head of the ...

Turkish diplomat killed in shooting in Iraqi Kurdistan capital

The Defense Post - 2019-07-17 18:44
A Turkish diplomat was shot and killed in a restaurant in Erbil, the capital of the autonomous Kurdistan Region of Iraq The post Turkish diplomat killed in shooting in Iraqi Kurdistan capital appeared first on The Defense Post. ...

Masrour Barzani vows to fight corruption in first Kurdistan cabinet meeting

E-Kurd - 2019-07-15 18:26
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Prime Minister Masrour Barzani during the first cabinet meeting with new ministers, made it clear that fundamental reforms and eradication of corruption are top priorities in his cabinet. The Kurdis ...

Turkey begins second phase of operations against PKK in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-07-14 13:28
ISTANBUL,— Turkey’s defense ministry says it has launched a new military operation against Kurdish militants in Iraqi Kurdistan. The ministry, in a statement Saturday, announced the start of “Operation Claw-2” to destroy caves and shelters used by member ...

Iran strikes militants in Iraqi Kurdistan

The Defense Post - 2019-07-12 16:27
Iran's IRGC said it launched strikes against militants in Iraqi Kurdistan in response to attacks against Iranian forces this week The post Iran strikes militants in Iraqi Kurdistan appeared first on The Defense Post. ...

New KRG Prime Minister Promises to Strengthen the Region and Introduce Widespread Reforms following Inauguration

KRG-Spain - 2019-07-12 00:02
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) – The Kurdistan Parliament has confirmed Mr Masrour Barzani’s appointment as Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), together with the ministerial cabinet. Following his inauguration, Prime Minist ...

Iranian agent tasked to kill Kurdish opposition PAK leader arrested in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-07-11 16:53
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— An Iranian Kurdish opposition party based in Iraqi Kurdistan announced on Wednesday that it has foiled an attempt to assassinate one of its leaders. “A 26-year-old Iranian intelligence agent called M. A. Mokhtari, ...

Masrour Barzani sworn in as new prime minister of Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-07-10 13:16
Kurdistan parliament approves nominees for new Iraqi Kurdistan cabinet HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Parliament of the Iraqi Kurdistan Region convened on Wednesday. Masrour Barzani received 88 votes to become the new prime minister of the K ...

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, ...

A delegation from the self-administration of the Euphrates territory visits the Civil Council of Raqqa

SDF Press - 2019-06-26 06:29
Raqqa – A delegation from the self-administration of the Euphrates territory visited the Civil Council of Raqqa to look at the situation of the Council’s work and the difficulties it faces. The chairman of the Legislative Council of Raqqa’s Civil Council, ...

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 ...

Barzani, Iraqi Delegation Discuss Politics, Security in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-06-19 21:21
ERBIL - Prominent Kurdish leader and former President of the Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, received on Wednesday a delegation from the Iraqi Islamic Party to discuss the security and politics in Iraq. During the meeting, Barzani, who is also the Pres ...

KRG Deputy Prime Minister met with a Military Delegation from the United States

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-06-19 19:27
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga Qubad Talabani, KRG Deputy Prime Minister, received a military delegation from the United States, led by General Gregory and Steven Fagin, U.S. Consul General in Erbil. During the meeting, both sides discussed the figh ...

Masrour Barzani, Coalition Commanders Discuss Security Developments

BAS News - 2019-06-18 17:11
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council and the Prime Minister-designate of Kurdistan Region, Masrour Barzani, received on Tuesday a delegation from the US-led Coalition to discuss the latest developments in the battle on terror. Barzani ...

Iraqi federal supreme court holds additional hearing on Kurdistan oil export lawsuit

E-Kurd - 2019-06-18 12:27
BAGHDAD,— Iraq’s federal Supreme Court held another session over a previous lawsuit filed by the Iraqi oil ministry against the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) natural resources ministry over the latter’s independent oil exports. The court announced ...