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Baghdad sends the salaries of employees of the Kurdistan regionKurdiu - 2019-08-22 22:08
Ahead of oil talks with Baghdad, KRG proposes new budget framework - Iraq Oil ReportIraqoilreport - 2019-08-22 12:43
A delegation from Baghdad visits Erbil on the budget and the region's oilKurdiu - 2019-08-21 22:58
Baghdad not fulfilling its duty toward Kurdistan Region: Kurdish lawmakerKurdistan24 - 2019-08-21 20:31
Explosion rocks arms depot north of Iraq's BaghdadAl Jazeera - 2019-08-21 06:16
Blast latest in series of explosions targeting sites belonging to groups under umbrella of Popular Mobilization Forces. ...
Speciale energia: Iraq, Erbil pronta a garantire 250 mila barili di petrolio al giorno a Baghdad | Agenzia NovaAgenzianova - 2019-08-21 01:11
German defense minister to visit Kurdistan Region after trip to BaghdadKurdistan24 - 2019-08-20 21:36
New explosion rocks arms depot north of Iraqi capitalSeattle Times - 2019-08-20 20:18
BAGHDAD (AP) — A large explosion hit an arms depot belonging to an Iranian-backed militia faction north of Baghdad on Tuesday, the latest in a series of mysterious blasts at military bases and munitions depots around the country in the past few weeks. Th ...
An Iraqi-Kurdish MP Discusses The Importance Of Good Relations With Baghdad - TsarizmTsarizm - 2019-08-20 18:28
Baghdad residents head to the river to escape the heatRûdaw - 2019-08-20 13:47
Temperatures can be more than 47 degrees in the summer ...
Japan to issue visas to Iraqis through offices in Baghdad, ErbilKurdistan24 - 2019-08-20 08:52
Japan has decided to issue visas to Iraqi nationals through its offices in Baghdad and Erbil starting this month. (Photo: Archive) ...
Erbil must not put all its eggs in Baghdad's basketRûdaw - 2019-08-20 00:27
The KRG must learn from its past disappointments and foster relations elsewhere ...
KRG: Baghdad's budget cut exceeds 250,000 bpd worthGulan Media - 2019-08-19 22:52
KRG: Baghdad's budget cut exceeds 250,000 bpd worthKurdistan24 - 2019-08-19 19:38
Top delegation from KRG to visit Baghdad soon, Kurdistan lawmaker saysKurdistan24 - 2019-08-19 12:09
A delegation from the Kurdistan region visits Baghdad to resume talksKurdiu - 2019-08-19 06:11
Erbil police arrest two locals who kidnapped tourists from BaghdadKurdistan24 - 2019-08-17 17:02
The municipality launches a clean-up campaign for Al-Mashlab NeighborhoodSDF Press - 2019-08-17 14:24
Al-Raqqa – as part of its daily activities and plans to promote the beauty of the city, the “Environment and Gardens” section in the municipality of Al-Raqqa launched a project to clean the medians in Al-Mashlab Neighborhood from Bab Baghdad to the end of ...
Terrified by ISIS resurgence, Daquq villagers appeal to BaghdadRûdaw - 2019-08-15 22:47
"People – young and old – are terrified" ...
Baghdad to take legal action after PMF unit deputy criticizes Iraqi ArmyGulan Media - 2019-08-15 20:16
Baghdad coroner to inspect Anfal remains exhumed in SamawaRûdaw - 2019-08-15 19:14
Baghdad to take legal action after PMF unit deputy criticizes Iraqi ArmyRûdaw - 2019-08-15 15:47
“We will take legal actions against al-Nasri for his inappropriate comments ...
Ex-Blackwater guard gets life in prison for 2007 Baghdad massacreRûdaw - 2019-08-15 08:40
At least 14 unarmed civilians died in the shooting on Nisour Square ...
Oil, budgets, Kirkuk still nag Baghdad-Erbil relationsAl Monitor - 2019-08-14 15:17
Iraq: delegazione curda attesa a Baghdad per risolvere questioni in sospeso | Agenzia NovaAgenzianova - 2019-08-14 06:16
Baghdad weapons depot blast kills 1, injures 29Rûdaw - 2019-08-13 09:03
The cause of the fire is still unclear ...
Why the U.S. Shouldn't Give Up on Baghdad’s Fragile DemocracyForeignaffairs - 2019-08-13 06:31
Sunni and Shiite Muslims celebrate Eid togetherRûdaw - 2019-08-12 16:03
Sunni and Shiite worshippers gather at a Baghdad mosque in a show of unity ...
Erbil, Baghdad cooperation needed to fight ISIS in disputed areas: MinisterKurdistan24 - 2019-08-11 14:45
Detainees escape from prison in eastern BaghdadKurdistan24 - 2019-08-11 02:13
High-level Kurdish delegation visits Baghdad after EidKurdiu - 2019-08-11 00:48
US military says service member killed in IraqSeattle Times - 2019-08-10 18:03
BAGHDAD (AP) — The U.S. military says a U.S. service member has died during a combat mission with Iraqi security forces in Iraq’s north. The statement by the U.S Central Command said the service member died Saturday in Iraq’s northern Nineveh province. T ...
Baghdad says Exxon not necessarily excluded from pipeline mega-projectKurdistan24 - 2019-08-10 16:36
'Mastermind' of Baghdad prison break arrested, says ministryKurdistan24 - 2019-08-09 23:46
Coalition drone crashes in Baghdad due to 'mechanical problem'Gulan Media - 2019-08-09 22:10
PHOTOS: Coalition drone crashes in Baghdad due to 'mechanical problem'Kurdistan24 - 2019-08-09 18:12
Iraq close to oil pipeline deal with BP and Eni, rather than Exxon: sourcesE-Kurd - 2019-08-09 16:11
BAGHDAD,— Iraq is close to reaching a deal with oil majors BP and Eni for an export pipeline project that was initially planned as part of a mega-deal with U.S. energy giant ExxonMobil, according to five senior Iraqi oil officials involved in the negotia ...
Iraqi Christian who had never been to Iraq deported by US, found dead in BaghdadKurdistan24 - 2019-08-09 02:40
Baghdad prison break 'mastermind' arrested: Interior MinistryRûdaw - 2019-08-08 21:46
The fugitive and an accomplice were arrested in the east of Baghdad ...
Baghdad sends salaries of employees of the Kurdistan region after Eid al-AdhaKurdiu - 2019-08-07 19:54
Barzani calls for joint Baghdad-Erbil plan to help return displaced YezidisKurdistan24 - 2019-08-07 19:18
New leadership revives Baghdad-Erbil oil talks - Iraq Oil ReportIraqoilreport - 2019-08-07 19:18
Kurdish vulnerability in Baghdad can be countered by KDP-PUK uniRûdaw - 2019-08-06 22:46
Security coordination between Baghdad and the Peshmerga in the common areasKurdiu - 2019-08-06 18:49
Iraq, Egypt, Jordan FMs bolster relations in Baghdad meetingGulan Media - 2019-08-05 00:57
Iraq, Egypt, Jordan FMs bolster relations in Baghdad meetingRûdaw - 2019-08-04 22:11
Kurdistan region activate its government representation in BaghdadKurdiu - 2019-08-04 19:04
Baghdad police chief sacked following mass prison breakE-Kurd - 2019-08-04 17:38
BAGHDAD,— Iraq’s interior minister has fired Baghdad’s chief of police and announced a raft of reforms after 15 inmates broke out of the city’s Rusafa prison on Saturday night. Yassin Taha al-Yasiri, Iraq’s interior minister, sacked three senior police o ...
Baghdad prison break: more than 10 inmates on the looseRûdaw - 2019-08-03 23:41
Heads of police in Baghdad was fired due to the break ...
Baghdad-Erbil disputes set to continue amid divisions in Kurdistan | AWThearabweekly - 2019-08-03 20:34
Baghdad forms committees to review, recognize nine Kurdistan public universitiesGulan Media - 2019-08-03 00:37
Baghdad forms committees to review, recognize nine Kurdistan public universitiesKurdistan24 - 2019-08-02 14:11
Iraq: delegazione olandese in Kurdistan, focus su economia e relazioni con Baghdad | Agenzia NovaAgenzianova - 2019-08-01 01:42
How will demographic divergence impact Baghdad-Erbil relations?E-Kurd - 2019-07-31 12:25
Michael Rubin | American Enterprise Institute The fraught federal relationship between the Iraqi government in Baghdad and the Kurdistan Regional Government remains a dominant feature of broader Iraqi politics. The issue is not only the default confessio ...
Yazidi Women's House opens in ShengalANF - 2019-07-31 08:46
The Yazidi Women's House, which became official in Baghdad on 15 April with the name of Yazidi Women's Aid Network, opened a branch in Shengal. ...
Article 140 on disputed areas ‘remains in effect’: Iraq’s supreme federal courtE-Kurd - 2019-07-30 22:57
BAGHDAD,— The Federal Supreme Court of Iraq ruled on Tuesday that Article 140 of the 2005 Constitution will remain in effect until implemented. Spokesperson for the Court Iyas Samok said that the court had “considered the request of the Council of Repres ...
Top Kurdistan officials discuss Erbil-Baghdad ties, economic growth with Dutch AmbassadorKurdistan24 - 2019-07-30 19:30
Kurdistan Regional Government to form two committees to dialogue with BaghdadKurdiu - 2019-07-30 17:13
Iraqi government starts planning for a census, says PM Adel Abdul MahdiE-Kurd - 2019-07-30 15:34
BAGHDAD,— Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul Mahdi announced on Monday that the federal government has begun planning for a countrywide census, noting that it has been more than 30 years since the last count. Citing the 50th anniversary of the United Nation ...
A delegation from the Kurdistan region to visit Baghdad for talksKurdiu - 2019-07-29 21:00
Peshmerga denies agreement with Baghdad for the return of its troops to the disputed areasKurdiu - 2019-07-29 21:00
Erbil-Baghdad relations hinder Anfal exhumations in southern IraqRûdaw - 2019-07-29 19:11
The process resumed after a pause due to a victim's concerns. ...
Largest ISIS Plot in Baghdad, Kurdistan Region Thwarted | Asharq AL-awsatAawsat - 2019-07-29 16:40
Could Baghdad-Erbil end Iraq's protracted oil dispute? | Jordan TimesJordantimes - 2019-07-29 08:02
Could Baghdad-Arbil End Iraqs Protacted Oil Dispute? - UrduPointUrdupoint - 2019-07-29 00:10
Could Baghdad and Erbil end Iraq's protacted oil dispute?Rûdaw - 2019-07-28 22:29
KRG Delegation to Visit Baghdad This WeekGulan Media - 2019-07-28 19:01
Could Baghdad-Erbil end Iraq’s protacted oil dispute?E-Kurd - 2019-07-28 15:42
BAGHDAD,— Iraq’s federal authorities and the cash-strapped Kurdistan regional government (KRG) have relaunched talks over longstanding oil and budget disputes, but observers are sceptical they will reach a genuine diplomatic reset. Here are a few questio ...
Could Baghdad-Arbil end Iraq’s protracted oil dispute? | Free Malaysia TodayFreemalaysiatoday - 2019-07-28 11:34
Media Instructor Development Training Course concluded in Baghdad, participated in by the PeshmergaMinistry of Peshmerga - 2019-07-28 09:42
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On July 15, 2019, a number of officials and officers from the Ministry of Peshmerga and Iraqi Army participated in a media instructor development training course, supervised by the Coalition Forces. The conclusion cere ...
Iraqi oil minister hopeful Erbil, Baghdad to reach 'sustainable'Rûdaw - 2019-07-27 11:10
Iraq: delegazione del governo federale in Kurdistan per colloqui su disputa Erbil-Baghdad | Agenzia NovaAgenzianova - 2019-07-26 06:35
High-level Iraqi delegation arrives in Kurdistan to discuss Erbil-Baghdad issuesKurdistan24 - 2019-07-25 09:27
A senior delegation from Baghdad to visit Erbil on ThursdayKurdiu - 2019-07-25 06:15
Kurdistan Parliament calls Baghdad to abide by the supreme criminal decisionKurdiu - 2019-07-25 06:15
Iraqi oil, finance, security delegation to visit Erbil on ThursdayRûdaw - 2019-07-24 23:04
Part of a continued effort to normalize Erbil - Baghdad relations ...
Iraq PM went to Iran to mediate release of British shipRûdaw - 2019-07-24 13:51
Baghdad has not given up on its desire to play mediator ...
Iraq issues arrest warrants for 11 senior officials suspected of corruptionE-Kurd - 2019-07-24 10:42
BAGHDAD,— Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said on Tuesday that arrest warrants were issued for 11 ministers and ministerial-level officials suspected of corruption. A total of 1,367 cases of corruption have been referred to the integrity courts, wi ...
Iraqi forces clear farmland near Baghdad of IS militantsSeattle Times - 2019-07-24 10:29
TARMIYAH, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi security forces were sweeping villages and farmland north of Baghdad on Tuesday as part of an operation aimed at clearing remnants of the Islamic State group from around the capital. A military helicopter soared overhead as tr ...
Pompeo makes congratulatory call to KRG PM Masrour BarzaniRûdaw - 2019-07-24 06:02
Barzani informs Pompeo of Erbil-Baghdad efforts to improve relations ...
Mike Pompeo congratulates new Kurdistan PM Masrour Barzani for forming government The pair discussed the growing threat of ISIS between Erbil and Baghdad July 24, 2019The National AE - 2019-07-24 00:17
Iraq exhumes bodies thought to be Kurds killed by SaddamE-Kurd - 2019-07-23 17:35
BAGHDAD,— Iraq on Tuesday began exhuming the remains of dozens of victims, including children, likely killed during ex-dictator Saddam Hussein’s campaign against the country’s Kurds, a forensics official told AFP. The mass grave was uncovered in Tal al-S ...
Erbil announces a new round of talks with BaghdadKurdiu - 2019-07-22 20:03
Sherko Jawdat: KRG able to pay the salaries of its employees without BaghdadKurdiu - 2019-07-22 20:03
Joint committees between Erbil-Baghdad to convene soon, discuss key disputes: KRGKurdistan24 - 2019-07-22 15:48
Iraq launches second phase of Will of Victory anti-ISIS operationRûdaw - 2019-07-21 06:10
Aims to bolster security north of Baghdad and in Diyala, Saladin, and Anbar provinces ...
Baghdad discusses oil file with ErbilKurdiu - 2019-07-20 21:48
Iraq launches new major anti-ISIS operation north of BaghdadKurdistan24 - 2019-07-20 17:05
Drone drops explosives on base in north Iraq, wounding 2Seattle Times - 2019-07-19 17:51
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi security officials say an unmanned drone has dropped explosives on a base belonging to Iran-backed paramilitary forces in northern Iraq, wounding two people. Two officials said the incident occurred overnight on the base in Amerli, i ...
Yazidis receive $500,000 grant from U.S. to fund Lalish Temple restoration: ambassadorE-Kurd - 2019-07-18 21:03
DUHOK, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Lalish Temple, the spiritual home of the Yazidi minority in Duhok in Iraqi Kurdistan, has received a $500,000 grant from the US government to fund its restoration, US Ambassador to Baghdad Mathew Tueller announced Thursda ...
A victory for Kurdistan's minoritiesWashington Times - 2019-07-18 17:43
Nechirvan Barzani was recently sworn in as Kurdistan’s new president, and already he is a beacon of light, spreading peace, toleration and harmony throughout the region. After being sworn in, he visited Baghdad and met the Iraqi prime minister. Afterward ...
Shingal administration calls on Baghdad for 'long-term solution' to town's unstable security situationKurdistan24 - 2019-07-17 06:13
ISIS claims responsibility for Baghdad suicide bombings killing 5Rûdaw - 2019-07-17 06:06
The bombings took place at the Abu al-Fadhel al-Abbas mosque compound ...
Kurdistan PM, Iraqi President look to constitution to solve Erbil-Baghdad issuesKurdistan24 - 2019-07-17 00:46
Kurdistan PM meets with senior Iraqi officials during trip to BaghdadKurdistan24 - 2019-07-16 21:53
Kurdistan PM Masrour Barzani arrives in Iraqi capital for talksE-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 ...