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KRG will deliver civil sector salaries regardless of receiving budget share from Baghdad: spokespersonRûdaw - 2020-11-30 10:26
People in Shengal once again protest the Hewler-Baghdad agreementANF - 2020-11-30 08:36
The people of Shengal took to the streets again on Sunday to demand the withdrawal of the the agreement signed between Baghdad and Hewler. ...
U.S. threatens to close its massive embassy in Baghdad - MarketWatchMarketwatch - 2020-11-29 22:34
Council of Ministers convenes to discuss relations with BaghdadKRG-Spain - 2020-11-28 00:04
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) – Prime Minister Masrour Barzani today chaired a cabinet meeting to discuss the latest developments with the Federal Government over ongoing disputes. Joined by Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani, the Prime Minist ...
PMF-backed group attack Baghdad massage parlour in fight against ‘societal corruption’Rûdaw - 2020-11-27 23:05
Shingal armed groups show partial compliance with Erbil-Baghdad dealRûdaw - 2020-11-27 23:05
Baghdad-Washington relations could be ‘easier’... | Rudaw.netRûdaw - 2020-11-27 22:02
KRG demands four months of budget share in official letter to BaghdadRûdaw - 2020-11-27 06:21
Iraqi activist shot in Baghdad after criticising militia on social mediaRûdaw - 2020-11-27 06:21
Rocket attack on Baghdad’s Green Zone kills child | Arab NewsArabnews - 2020-11-27 00:54
Heavy deployment of troops continues in ShengalANF - 2020-11-26 10:21
Following the agreement between the KDP and Baghdad on Shengal, large contingents of troops are being deployed to the region. At least 8,000 soldiers were deployed there within two days. ...
People in Southern Kurdistan: Let's expel the occupiers!ANF - 2020-11-26 09:00
"Neither Turkey nor Baghdad would say anything if we Kurds happened to massacre each other. And nobody should believe that Turkey has come to Bashur because of the PKK", says a resident of a village in Southern Kurdistan about the threatening conflict. ...
Civil servant salaries should be shielded from Erbil-Baghdad disputes: UN Iraq chiefRûdaw - 2020-11-26 02:03
War could return to Shingal if Erbil-Baghdad agreement implemented: YBS commanderRûdaw - 2020-11-26 02:03
Erbil Rejects Debriefing of Kurdistan PM in Baghdad | Asharq AL-awsatAawsat - 2020-11-26 00:50
Council of Ministers convenes to discuss relations with BaghdadKurdistan Regional Government - 2020-11-26 00:08
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) - Prime Minister Masrour Barzani today chaired a cabinet meeting to discuss the latest developments with the F... Continue reading ...
'Major' ISIS target arrested at Baghdad airportRûdaw - 2020-11-25 06:27
Prime Minister Masrour Barzani meets with High Level Committee on Baghdad RelationsKurdistan Regional Government - 2020-11-24 12:17
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) – Prime Minister Masrour Barzani today met with the Kurdistan Regional Government High Level Committee on Bagh... Continue reading ...
Young activists in Hanover protest the agreement for ShengalANF - 2020-11-24 10:41
Young people in Hanover protested the Baghdad government and the KDP's agreement on Shengal. ...
Shengal Autonomous Assembly warns against a new massacreANF - 2020-11-23 17:53
Shengal Democratic Autonomous Assembly (MXDŞ) evaluated the developments following the agreement made by the Baghdad and Hewler governments for Shengal and warned that Shengal is facing a new massacre. ...
Sinan Antoons Roman "The Baghdad Eucharist": Bleiben oder gehen - Qantara.deQantara - 2020-11-23 09:02
Resolving issues with Baghdad a ‘top priority’:... | Rudaw.netRûdaw - 2020-11-23 00:38
Deadly ISIL attack north of Baghdad sparks angerAl Jazeera - 2020-11-22 17:45
Iraq's Salahuddin province in mourning after an attack blamed on ISIL fighters killed 10 people, including civilians. ...
UN urge Iraq to halt mass executionsANF - 2020-11-21 10:02
UN human rights experts on Friday voiced alarm at reports that a further 50 terror convicts were facing execution in Iraq on Monday, as they urged Baghdad to halt all "mass executions". ...
Rocket attacks on Baghdad’s Green Zone end... | Rudaw.netRûdaw - 2020-11-20 06:38
Barzani: Kurdistan Region Is Ready to Agree With Baghdad on All Issues | Asharq AL-awsatAawsat - 2020-11-19 09:42
Council of Ministers convenes on financial situation and ongoing disputes with BaghdadKurdistan Regional Government - 2020-11-19 02:06
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) - Prime Minister Masrour Barzani on Wednesday chaired a cabinet meeting via videoconference to discuss current... Continue reading ...
Three-day action tent in Den HaagANF - 2020-11-18 10:50
A three-day tent protest was launched in Den Haag, the Netherlands, to protest the Shengal agreement reached between Baghdad and Hewler, the cooperation between the KDP and the Turkish state, and the death sentence of two Kurdish men. ...
Iraqi pro-Iran groups emboldened by Biden win, alarming officials in Baghdad | The Times of IsraelTimesofisrael - 2020-11-17 23:58
Norwegian aid group urges Baghdad to not shutter campsRûdaw - 2020-11-17 20:22
Baghdad borrowing law ‘biggest failure’ of Iraqi political parties: President BarzaniRûdaw - 2020-11-17 20:22
Baghdad to establish 'advanced' base for Iraq-made weaponryRûdaw - 2020-11-17 20:21
Council of Ministers convenes on dialogue with BaghdadKurdistan Regional Government - 2020-11-17 15:36
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) - Prime Minister Masrour Barzani on Wednesday chaired a cabinet meeting to discuss dialogue on ongoing dispute... Continue reading ...
Hundreds in Baghdad demand ouster of US troops from Iraq | Arab NewsArabnews - 2020-11-17 07:32
President Nechirvan Barzani: “Through dialogue, we can resolve our disagreements with Baghdad.”Presidency of Kurdistan - 2020-11-16 21:10
The three Presidencies of the Kurdistan Region met on Sunday in Erbil to discuss a contentious fiscal deficit bridge bill passed by the Iraqi parliament. The Speaker of the Parliament, the Office of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister, ...
Prime Minister Masrour Barzani updates parliament on reforms, talks with BaghdadKurdistan Regional Government - 2020-11-15 19:35
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) - Prime Minister Masrour Barzani on Monday, in a televised national address to Parliament, updated lawmakers i... Continue reading ...
Erbil lost Baghdad's trust but can still reach a budget deal: MPRûdaw - 2020-11-14 17:47
Statement by the Kurdistan Regional Government regarding attack on KDP office in BaghdadKurdistan Regional Government - 2020-11-14 07:26
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) - The Kurdistan Regional Government’s Council of Ministers issued a statement today strongly denouncing the at... Continue reading ...
US threat to shutter Baghdad embassy 'ongoing,' says Syria envoyAl Monitor - 2020-11-14 03:39
"Shengal agreement planned by Turkey, implemented by and KDP"ANF - 2020-11-13 15:01
Emin Eliko assessed the agreement signed between Baghdad and Hewler regarding Shengal and said that the agreement has been planned by the Turkish state and implemented by the KDP. ...
Kurdish MPs in Baghdad storm out of parliament... | Rudaw.netRûdaw - 2020-11-12 10:52
12/11/2020 Kurdish leader calls on MPs to leave Baghdad after parliament adopted loan billESTA - 2020-11-12 09:48
Yazidis in Shengal urge the KDP to “stop betrayal”ANF - 2020-11-10 16:37
Yazidis criticized the KDP which aims to leave Shengal without status with the agreement signed with Baghdad, emphasizing that the KDP always betrayed the Yazidis and called for the KDP to take a step back. ...
10/11/2020 Kurdistan Region president denounces ‘terrorist attack’ in western BaghdadESTA - 2020-11-10 08:57
Shingal residents, IDPs call for Erbil-Baghdad... | Rudaw.netRûdaw - 2020-11-09 18:42
Shingal protesters call for Erbil-Baghdad security deal implementation to be sped upRûdaw - 2020-11-09 09:57
ISIS attack west of Baghdad leaves several dead: security, medical sourcesRûdaw - 2020-11-09 09:56
ISIS attack near Baghdad leaves 11 deadANF - 2020-11-09 09:38
ISIS mercenaries attacked a military post near Baghdad: 11 people lost their lives. ...
09/11/2020 Four people killed in attack in west of Baghdad, says Iraqi militaryESTA - 2020-11-09 08:07
Hundreds in Baghdad demand ouster of US troops from IraqRûdaw - 2020-11-08 01:49
Iraq- Two Killed in Anti-Government Protests in Baghdad - Communal NewsCommunalnews - 2020-11-07 22:24
07/11/2020 Iraq’s Sadr calls on Baghdad and Erbil to reach deal on suspending issuesESTA - 2020-11-07 16:44
07/11/2020 Iraqi forces seize billions of dinars in counterfeit money in BaghdadESTA - 2020-11-07 13:23
Iraq: When a Checkpoint is More Than a ‘Check Point’E-Kurd - 2020-11-07 09:29
Sheri Laizer | Exclusive to Ekurd.net In Kurdistan, just as in Baghdad, the critics of those in power whose names find their way onto the blacklists are wisest to avoid check points – but that is, of course, impossible. A short distance outside Baghdad In ...
Attack on Kurdistan Democratic Party Baghdad OfficeUnited States Department of State - 2020-11-06 18:48
Barham Salih signs Iraq election reforms into lawE-Kurd - 2020-11-06 00:49
BAGHDAD,— Iraqi President Barham Salih on Thursday officially signed recent electoral reforms into law, dividing provinces into smaller voting constituencies for the 2021 election. “The law was passed after a long debate. The reform of the electoral law w ...
Iraq: PKK attack on Kurdish Peshmerga forces is a red line, officials say Baghdad determined to end assaults on its territories November 5, 2020The National AE - 2020-11-05 13:42
Pro-Iran protesters torch Kurd party offices in Baghdad, World News | wionews.comWionews - 2020-11-05 08:33
ASIA/IRAQ- “Fiaccole della fede che illuminano il nostro cammino”. Commemorati a Baghdad i martiri della chiesa di Nostra Signora del Soccorso, a 10 anni dalla strage - Agenzia FidesFides - 2020-11-03 20:51
Chaldean worshippers gather for All Saints' mass, nearly ten years after Baghdad massacreRûdaw - 2020-11-03 03:40
01/11/2020 PUK co-leaders say issues with Baghdad should be resolved through constitutionESTA - 2020-11-01 19:28
Iraq reopens Tahrir Square, epicentre of revolt in BaghdadRûdaw - 2020-11-01 11:30
US decision to adopt tough measures against Baghdad is ‘wrong one’Irishtimes - 2020-10-31 11:26
How should Kurds respond to Baghdad’s withholding... | Rudaw.netRûdaw - 2020-10-28 02:52
Saddam Hussein’s ex-deputy Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri dies in Iraq at 78: Ba’ath partyE-Kurd - 2020-10-26 20:19
BAGHDAD,— Ex-Ba’ath Party official, Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, who was the vice-president of former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein from his accession to power in 1979 until his fall in 2003, the Ba’ath party said in a statement on Monday. Al-Douri was the mo ...
People in Iraq take to the streets againANF - 2020-10-26 12:09
People in Iraq have gathered in Tahrir Square in Baghdad to mark the first anniversary of anti-government protests. ...
Baghdad activists flee militiasRûdaw - 2020-10-26 10:56
US condemns attacks on Kurdistan Democratic Party office in Baghdad by pro-Iran militias – New Delhi TimesNewdelhitimes - 2020-10-26 09:30
25/10/2020 Iraqi forces, protesters clash in Baghdad, injuries on both sidesESTA - 2020-10-25 18:27
25/10/2020 25/10/2020 Iraqi forces detain two more ISIS members in Baghdad ...ESTA - 2020-10-25 14:44
Yazidi artists in Hannover protest Shengal agreementANF - 2020-10-25 11:23
Yazidi artists came together in Hannover in an event promoted to support Shengal. The artists protested the Shengal agreement between the KDP and Baghdad. ...
Shengal youth march against Hewler-Baghdad agreementANF - 2020-10-23 19:25
Protests against the agreement on the future of the Yazidi land continue increasingly. ...
Diplomacy by Yazidi institutions in Germany for ShengalANF - 2020-10-21 19:14
Representatives of Yazidi institutions in Germany hold a series of meetings in the capital Berlin for the cancellation of the agreement between Baghdad and the Hewler governments regarding Shengal. ...
21/10/2020 Iraq to close five IDP camps in Baghdad, Diyala in near futureESTA - 2020-10-21 09:47
Iraqi authorities find remains of more than 50 ISIS victims north of Baghdad Since the group’s defeat in 2017, authorities have exhumed thousands of bodies from hundreds of mass graves October 20, 2020The National AE - 2020-10-21 06:10
Pro-Iranian militias accused of attack on Kurdish party, civilians in IraqJustice for Kurds - 2020-10-20 17:50
The militias are actually part of an official government paramilitary force, but they have so many brigades and units that they behave like a shadow state. An attack on a Kurdish political party in Baghdad on Saturday, followed by the murder of civilians ...
Burning of KDP Baghdad office was ‘criminal’: PMF headRûdaw - 2020-10-20 12:44
Iraq: Sinjar deal between Baghdad and Erbil 'significant step' towards improving relationsAlkhaleejtoday - 2020-10-19 22:56
I curdi iracheni aspettano l’aiuto di Baghdad - Zuhair al Jezairy - InternazionaleInternazionale - 2020-10-19 21:25
Protestors burn Kurdish party's HQ in Baghdad over anti-Hashd Shaabi comment - Xinhua | English.news.cnXinhuanet - 2020-10-19 18:03
Update: Iraqi officials condemn burning Kurdish party's HQ in Baghdad, demand probe - China.org.cnChina - 2020-10-19 18:03
US condemns attack on Kurdistan Democratic Party headquarters in Baghdad-ANI - BW BusinessworldBusinessworld - 2020-10-19 18:03
US Remarks on Attack on Kurdistan Democratic Party Baghdad OfficeIBG News | IBG NewsIbgnews - 2020-10-19 18:03
US condemns attack on Kurdistan Democratic Party's office in Baghdad - Republic WorldRepublicworld - 2020-10-19 18:03
Hashed al-Shaabi members torch Kurdis party offices in Baghdad | | AWThearabweekly - 2020-10-19 18:03
Baghdad mother throws toddlers into Tigris riverRûdaw - 2020-10-19 15:33
Two IDP camps shut down near Baghdad after residents returned homeRûdaw - 2020-10-19 15:33
Iraq: premier Khadimi, attacco contro sede partito curdo a Baghdad "inaccettabile" | Agenzia NovaAgenzianova - 2020-10-18 21:50
US condemns attack on KDP's Baghdad office, slams Iran-backed ‘militias and thugs’Rûdaw - 2020-10-18 12:55
Iran-Backed Militia Sets Fire to Kurdish Party Offices in Baghdad | Voice of America - EnglishVoanews - 2020-10-18 09:34
18/10/2020 U.S. condemns attack on KDP office in Baghdad, urges parties to behave responsiblyESTA - 2020-10-18 08:29
Iraqi Shiite militias’ supporters torch Kurdish KDP party offices in Baghdad over Zebari commentsE-Kurd - 2020-10-18 00:53
BAGHDAD,— Supporters of Hashed al-Shaabi, an Iraqi Shiite paramilitary network dominated by Iran-backed factions, Saturday burned down the main Kurdish party’s headquarters in Baghdad after criticism from a Kurdish ex-minister. Hundreds of Hashed demonstr ...
'An attack on coexistence': Kurdish officials condemn storming of KDP office in BaghdadRûdaw - 2020-10-17 23:06
Iraq: sostenitori delle milizie sciite distruggono la sede del Partito democratico del Kurdistan a Baghdad | Agenzia NovaAgenzianova - 2020-10-17 20:40
Demo for Shengal in HanoverANF - 2020-10-17 20:06
Kurds and their friends around the globe are expressing their rejection of the agreement between Hewler and Baghdad on the land of the Yazidi people, Shengal. ...
Masses in Shehba protest the conspiracy against ShengalANF - 2020-10-17 19:44
Afrin IDPs in the Shehba canton voiced their rejection of the Baghdad-Hewler on Shengal during a mass demonstration. ...
Baghdad: Kurd party offices torched by Hashd al-Shaabi supportersAl Jazeera - 2020-10-17 19:20
Hundreds of Hashd demonstrators swept past a security detail and stormed the offices of the Kurdistan Democratic Party. ...
Kurdistan Region President denounces attack on KDP headquarters in BaghdadPresidency of Kurdistan - 2020-10-17 19:02
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, October 17, 2020 Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani issued a statement on Monday, condemning the attack on the headquarters of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) in Baghdad, where rioters set fire to the KDP head offic ...