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PYD Rejects Salih Muslim’s Visit to Kurdistan Region

BAS News - 2018-11-12 11:07
ERBIL — The Democratic Union Party (PYD) has refuted the reports claiming that the party’s founder and former co-chair, Salih Muslim, had recently visited the Kurdistan Region. Multiple sources said that Muslim, accompanied by a delegation from the Movem ...

Kurdistan Representatives Meet World Envoys in Europe

BAS News - 2018-11-01 23:23
ERBIL - A Kurdish delegation, headed by the Kurdistan Regional Government's (KRG) representative to the European Union, Dlawar Azhgayi, met on Thursday with a number of world envoys in hopes of achieving more support for the region. The Kurdish delegates ...

KDP Delegation, Russian Officials Meet in Moscow

BAS News - 2018-10-30 17:51
ERBIL - Delegates from the ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) met with a number of Russian officials on Tuesday for talks on the bilateral ties between the sides. The officials held the meeting during the 10th General Assembly of the International C ...

Iraqi Parliament Delivers Aid to Flood-affected Families in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2018-10-28 14:59
ERBIL — A delegation from the Iraqi parliament, headed by deputy speaker Bashir Haddad, payed a visit to the flood-affected areas of Kurdistan Region on Sunday to deliver aid to the families suffering from the damages. Haddad told reporters from Warte vi ...

McGurk meets Iraqi PM in his first job’s morning in Baghdad

Waar Media - 2018-10-25 16:00
Iraq Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi received Brett McGurk and Douglas Silliman in Baghdad, 25 October 2018 WAAR-DUHOK: Iraq Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi on his first morning in the job in Baghdad received United States government delegation headed by ...

Kurdistan PM, Armenian Envoy Discuss Bilateral Ties

BAS News - 2018-10-24 17:46
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region PM Nechirvan Barzani received on Wednesday in Erbil, in a farewell visit, the Armenian ambassador to Iraq, Karen Grigorian. During the meeting, Barzani's office said that the Armenian envoy, who was accompanied by a delegation, t ...

Masoud Barzani receives Rojava’s Civil Council for Afrin Freedom

Waar Media - 2018-10-23 15:17
Former president of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, received a delegation from the Civil Council for Afrin Freedom in his office in Erbil. WAAR-DUHOK: The prominent Kurdish leader and former president of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, received on Tu ...

Barzani Receives Syrian Kurdish Delegation to Discuss Afrin Crisis

BAS News - 2018-10-23 13:50
ERBIL — The prominent Kurdish leader and former president of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, received on Tuesday a delegation from the Civil Council for Afrin Freedom in his office to review the ongoing crisis in Afrin. Discussing the humanitarian and ...

Yezidi delegation invited to Moscow by Russia’s Orthodox Church

Waar Media - 2018-10-22 12:01
Yezidi delegation in Russia’s Orthodox Church, Moscow, October 19. WAAR-DUHOK: The head of Russia’s Orthodox Church, Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, received a delegation of Yezidi (Ezidi) leaders on Friday, led by Yezidi representati ...

Kurdistan PM Receives Turkish Delegation

BAS News - 2018-10-18 20:03
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region PM Nechirvan Barzani received on Thursday afternoon Turkish former Minister of Agriculture Mehmet Mehdi Eker for talks on the bilateral ties. During the meeting, where Turkish Consul General Hakan Karacay and Kurdistan Region's M ...

Barzani Receives Canada's Ambassador to

BAS News - 2018-10-17 16:37
ERBIL — Prominent Kurdish Leader and former president of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani received on Wednesday a Canadian diplomatic delegation headed by ambassador Paul Gibbard, Canada's ambassador to Iraq. Gibbard is Canada's first resident ambassador ...

Barzani and Canadian ambassador to Iraq discuss political issues

Waar Media - 2018-10-17 16:23
Former president of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani and Canadian ambassador to Iraq, Paul Gibbard. WAAR-DUHOK: Former president of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani received on Wednesday a Canadian diplomatic delegation headed by ambassador Paul Gibbard, ...

KDP Vice President Receives Iraqi Delegates

BAS News - 2018-10-14 22:46
ERBIL - Vice President of the ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Nechirvan Barzani, received on Sunday an Iraqi delegation of the Reform Coalition, led by Ammar al-Hakim, in Erbil, to discuss the political process in Iraq. During the meeting, offic ...

Iraqi FM in Damascus to Met with Assad

BAS News - 2018-10-14 11:46
ERBIL — The Foreign Minister of Iraq, Ibrahim al-Jaafari, is heading a delegation to Damascus where they are set to meet with Syrian Regime president Bashar al-Assad. Iraqi MP Hamed Mousawi, told the media that Jaafari will discus, among other issues, th ...

Iraqi Delegations Arrive in Erbil for Talks over Government Formation

BAS News - 2018-10-14 11:05
ERBIL — A delegation, made up of several Iraqi political leaders, arrived in Erbil on Sunday to discuss the efforts pertaining the formation of next Iraqi government. The leader of Hikmah Movement, Ammar al-Hakim, is leading the delegation which includes ...

Barzani Receives Delegation from Iraqi Fatih Coalition

BAS News - 2018-10-13 19:28
ERBIL - Kurdish prominent leader and president of the ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) received on Saturday a delegation from the Iraqi Shi'ite Fatih Coalition to discuss the latest Iraqi politics. The Kurdish influential leader and the Iraqi dele ...

Turkish FM Secretly Met PUK in Baghdad to Discuss Ousting PKK

BAS News - 2018-10-13 12:41
ERBIL — Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu reportedly held a back-room meeting with a delegation from the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) while visiting Baghdad earlier this week, discussing coordination to oust the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PK ...

Top Swedish Military Delegation in Erbil to Discuss Continued Cooperation

BAS News - 2018-10-10 13:02
ERBIL — A top military delegation from Sweden arrived in Erbil on Wednesday to meet with Peshmerga officials and exchange views about the country’s continued military cooperation and trainings. Acting Peshmerga Minister Karim Sinjari received the delegat ...

Barzani, McGurk discuss new Iraqi government formation

Waar Media - 2018-10-07 15:39
President Barzani and McGurk WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdish prominent leader and the president of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani received a United States government delegation headed by Brett McGurk, the Special Presidential Envoy for the Global C ...

KRG PM Barzani meets Adil Abdul-Mahdi in Baghdad

Waar Media - 2018-10-02 12:40
WAAR-DUHOK: KRG Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani, who is the KDP’s deputy. They met with Adil Abdul-Mahdi, a former oil minister in Iraq. Hussein was part of a delegation on Monday in Baghdad headed by KRG PM. The Iraqi parliament is scheduled to meet at ...

Masrour Barzani Receives US Delegation to Discuss Iraqi Political Process

BAS News - 2018-09-18 21:38
ERBIL - Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) Masrour Barzani received on Tuesday the US special presidential envoy to the international coalition against the Islamic State (IS) Brett McGurk for talks on the ongoing efforts in the proces ...

KRG PM Barzani receives UN delegation in Erbil

Waar Media - 2018-09-13 13:03
WAAR-DUHOK: The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and its Parliament will continue on supporting the coexistence of different ethnic and religious groups in the region, reiterated PM Nechirvan Barzani. The remarks were made during a meeting with the re ...

Iran’s FM pays surprise visit to Syria for key talks

Waar Media - 2018-09-03 11:29
WAAR-DUHOK: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived in the Syrian capital of Damascus on Monday morning to hold meetings with senior officials in the Arab country. Heading a high-ranking delegation, Zarif arrived in Damascus at the official ...

McGurk meets KDP, PUK delegations

Waar Media - 2018-09-03 11:29
WAAR-DUHOK: US Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Defeat Islamic State (ISIS), Brett McGurk, met on Sunday night (September 2) with a delegation of the KDP and the PUK in Baghdad amid efforts to form a new Iraqi government. The US del ...

KDP, KIG Meet, Reiterate No Postponement to Election

BAS News - 2018-09-02 11:58
ERBIL — A high-level delegation from the ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) met on Sunday the Kurdistan Islamic Group (KIG) in Erbil to discuss a united front for Baghdad politics as well as the upcoming Kurdistan parliamentary election. Abdulsattar ...

Iraqi president Masum receives KDP, PUK delegations in Baghdad

Waar Media - 2018-09-02 11:51
WAAR-DUHOK: The two major Kurdish political parties, the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) have sent a joint delegation made of high-level officials to Baghdad for further discussions over the formation of the ne ...

Erbil.. Nechirvan Barzani to meet Barham Salih

Waar Media - 2018-09-02 11:51
WAAR-DUHOK: A delegation from the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) headed by Nechirvan Barzani is expected to meet with Coalition for Democracy and Justice (CDJ) in Erbil. “The KDP delegation will also on Sunday meet with Barham Salih, leader of the CDJ, ...

KDP, PUK Joint Delegation Meet with Iraqi President

BAS News - 2018-09-01 20:24
ERBIL - The two major Kurdish political parties, the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) have sent a joint delegation made of high-level officials to Baghdad for further discussions over the formation of the new Ir ...

Barzani Receives Iraqi Sunni Delegation

BAS News - 2018-09-01 17:24
ERBIL - Kurdish prominent leader and president of the ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) Masoud Barzani received on Saturday a delegation from the Iraqi Sunni coalition of Wataniya, headed by Ayad Allawi, for talks on the Iraqi political process ahe ...

Iraqi Sunni Delegation Arrives in Erbil for Coalition Talks

BAS News - 2018-09-01 14:22
ERBIL — A delegation from the Iraqi Sunni coalition of Wataniya arrived in Erbil on Saturday for talks with the Kurdish factions ahead of forming the next Iraqi government. The delegation includes, Salim al-Jabouri, Salih Mutlag, and Ayad Allawi. The Sun ...

Barzani Receives Russian Delegation in Erbil

BAS News - 2018-08-30 15:36
ERBIL — Prominent Kurdish leader and former president of Kurdistan Region received on Thursday a delegation from Russia to discuss “historic and friendly” ties. The Russian delegation was headed by Deputy Minister for Energy of the Russian Federation Pav ...

Kurdistan PM Discusses Energy with Russian Delegation

BAS News - 2018-08-30 14:29
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received on Thursday a Russian delegation in Erbil to discuss bilateral ties as well as cooperation in the sector of energy. The delegation, headed by Deputy Minister for Energy of the Russian Fed ...

KDP-PUK Delegation to Visit Baghdad on Friday

BAS News - 2018-08-30 13:49
The two major Kurdish parties will discuss their agenda for joining an alliance ahead of government formation. ERBIL — A high-level joint delegation from the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) are scheduled to visit B ...

Barzani Receives Joint Delegation from Baghdad

BAS News - 2018-08-27 16:13
ERBIL — A joint delegation from four major Shi’ite and Sunni Arab coalitions visited Erbil on Monday and met with Masoud Barzani, the prominent Kurdish leader and former president of the Kurdistan Region, to discuss possibilities ahead of government form ...

Belgian Parliament Delegates to Visit Kurdisan

BAS News - 2018-08-25 18:59
ERBIL - A delegation from the Belgian Parliament is expected to visit the Kurdistan Region next week to meet with the Kurdish leadership, Kurdistan Regional Government's (KRG) representative to the European Parliament, Dlawar Azhgayi said on Saturday. "A ...
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