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US Desperate as Iran Resists “Maximum Pressure”: Rouhani

BAS News - 2019-09-23 16:45
ERBIL — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday that Washington was desperate as Iranians are resisting the increasing sanctions. Rouhani made the remarks after US imposed a new round of sanction, targeting Iran’s central bank, which has already ...

Illegal oil refineries in Iraqi Kurdistan devastate land and public health

E-Kurd - 2019-09-23 15:28
LAJANE HARKI, Iraqi Kurdistan Region – It’s the smell that hits you first on arriving in the quiet farming village of Lajane Harki on the Gwer Road some 10 kilometers west of Erbil. The acrid odor from dozens of oil refineries – both legal and illegal – ...

Başkan Barzani’den Enwer Şêxanî için başsağlığı mesajı

BAS News - 2019-09-23 14:09
BasNews – Başkan Barzani, Kürt sanatçı Enwer Şêxanî’nin yaşamını yitirmesi nedeniyle başsağlığı mesajı yayınladı. Bugün sabah saatlerinde Erbil kentinde Kürt sanatçı Enwer Şêxanî hayata gözlerini yumdu. Başkan Barzani sanatçı Enwer Şêxanî’nin ailesine ba ...

De-escalation of US-Iran Tensions Top Priority at UNGA: French FM

BAS News - 2019-09-23 13:44
ERBIL — French Foreign Minister said on Sunday that his country’s top priority at the 2019 United Nations General Assembly is the examination of mechanisms to de-escalate the tensions between Iran and the United States. Jean-Yves Le Drian told reporters ...

PKK Ousts Several Members in Sulaymaniyah for Alleged Espionage

BAS News - 2019-09-23 13:44
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) has reportedly expelled several members after accusing them of espionage for Turkey. According to the information obtained by BasNews, the accused members recently traveled to Turkey for tourism purposes, and th ...

Erbilli Kürt sanatçı Enwer Şêxanî yaşamını yitirdi

BAS News - 2019-09-23 13:32
BasNews – Kürt santaçı Enwer Şêxanî bugün Erbil Kentinde hayata gözlerini yumdu. Enwer Şêxanî yakalandığı kanser hastalığından dolayı uzun bir dönem yurt dışında tedavi gördü. Ancak sağlık durumunda bir iyileşme görülmeyen sanatçı bu gün Erbil kentinde y ...

For Kurdish women entrepreneurs in Iraqi Kurdistan, persistence pays off

E-Kurd - 2019-09-23 11:25
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Smiling proudly, Zilan Serwud welcomed hungry customers swarming her newly-opened food truck in Kurdish Iraq. But launching the venture required more than just permits and loans: Serwud needed family approval. Ling ...

Yaşanan sorunlardan dolayı PDK ve YNK toplanıyor

BAS News - 2019-09-23 11:08
BasNews – Kürdistan Yurtseverler Birliği (YNK) Erbil çalışma ofisi sorumlusu Hacî Mesîfî yaptığı açıklamada, yaşanan son sorunlardan dolayı YNK ile Kürdistan Demokrat Partisi (PDK) yöneticilerinin bir toplantı düzenleyeceğini belirtti. Hacî Mesîfî yaptığ ...

Head of KRG Foreign Department Attends UN General Assembly 2019

BAS News - 2019-09-23 10:37
ERBIL — Head of the Department of Foreign Relations of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), Safin Dizayee, will attend the 2019 General Assembly of the United Nations in New York. Dizayee has joined the Iraqi delegation to represent the Kurdistan Reg ...

KDP and PUK to Meet on Monday

BAS News - 2019-09-23 10:37
ERBIL — Delegations from the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) are set to meet on Monday. According to deputy head of PUK’s Erbil office, they will discuss bilateral relations as well as political challenges in K ...

Makhmour: Iraqi Army Officer Killed in Bomb Blast

BAS News - 2019-09-23 00:22
ERBIL - An Iraqi Army officer was killed on Sunday in a bomb explosion in the disputed Kurdish district of Makhmour. A security source explained to Baghdad Today that the bomb blast targeted an army patrol in the disputed district, where a major was kill ...

Rouhani to Present Regional Security Plan at UNGA

BAS News - 2019-09-23 00:22
ERBIL - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is expected to present a plan at the United Nations General Assembly this week for establishing security in the Gulf cooperatively with other countries in the region. During a ceremony to commemorate the anniversa ...

Basra: Over 550 People Killed, Injured in Tribal Fights This Year

BAS News - 2019-09-23 00:22
ERBIL - Over 550 people were either killed or injured due to tribal fights in the Iraqi province of Basra, a report said on Sunday. Al-Sumariyah News cited an Iraqi security source as saying that a total of 113 individuals were killed due to the tribal f ...

No Intention to Meet with Rouhani: Trump

BAS News - 2019-09-22 23:04
ERBIL - US President Donald Trump has made it clear that he has no intention to hold a meeting with his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani during the UN General Assembly this week. "Nothing is ever off the table completely, but I have no intention of mee ...

Kirkuk: Four Bangladeshis Liberated After Abduction

BAS News - 2019-09-22 23:04
ERBIL - The security forces in Kirkuk province announced on Sunday that they managed to liberate four Bangladeshi emigrants who had been abducted by an unidentified group of people in the disputed city. Kirkuk Joint Operations Commander Saad Harbiya expl ...

IS Suicide Bomber Killed in Baghdad

BAS News - 2019-09-22 21:33
ERBIL - An Islamic State (IS) suicide bomber was killed on Sunday in the Iraqi capital Baghdad. The militant was killed by the Iraqi security forces in the district of al-Tarmiya, in north of the capital city, Baghdad Operations Command said in a stateme ...

Muhandis Deprived of His Position in New Hashd al-Shaabi's Structure

BAS News - 2019-09-22 21:33
ERBIL - Iraqi PM Adil Abdul Mahdi has approved a new structure for the pro-Iranian Hashd al-Shaabi suggested by Falih Fayadh, head of the Shia group, according to which, the deputy chairman of the militias, Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, has been deprived of his ...

Erbil, Zakho ready for new Iraqi Premier League football season

Kurdistan24 - 2019-09-22 18:07
Erbil SC has been crowned Iraqi Premier League champions four times, most recently in the 2011-12 season where it only lost one match. (Photo: Kurdistan 24) ...

One Kurdish Porter Killed, Two Injured by Iranian Border Guards

BAS News - 2019-09-22 16:22
ERBIL — Iranian border guards shot dead one Kurdish porter and injured two others in separate incidents in the border areas of Western Azarbaijan province. Hengaw Organization for Human Rights said the Iranian forces opened fire at a group of porters on ...

US Delivers Logistical Support to Syrian Kurds: Turkish Media

BAS News - 2019-09-22 15:47
ERBIL — The US delivered another shipment of logistical support to the Syrian Kurdish forces overnight on Saturday, said the Turkish state-run Anadolu Agency. Over 200 trucks passed Semelka crossing on Syria-Iraq border on Saturday night, the report cite ...

Two teenage brothers from Erbil drown at Iranian beach on the Caspian Sea

Kurdistan24 - 2019-09-22 15:39

Over 260 Kurds Arrested in Iran During Six Months

BAS News - 2019-09-22 15:05
ERBIL — A total of 263 Kurds were detained in Iran during the past six months, Hengaw Organization for Human Rights said. The monitoring group said in a detailed report that nearly 92% of the detainees were accused by Iranian security forces of political ...

Saudi Arabia Insists Iran Was Behind Aramco Attack

BAS News - 2019-09-22 15:05
ERBIL — Saudi Arabia’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Adel al-Jubeir, said on Saturday Riyadh believes Iran was responsible for the attacks on its oil facilities last Friday. “We are confident that the missiles targeting Aramco come from the nort ...

Airstrike Hits Another Hashd al-Shaabi Military Base West of Iraq

BAS News - 2019-09-22 12:40
ERBIL — An unidentified aircraft on Sunday attacked another military base belonging to Iran-backed militias of Hashd al-Shaabi in Iraq’s western province of Anbar, near the Syrian border, officials confirmed. Today’s airstrike targeted al-Murassanat mili ...

Barzani Calls on Islamic Scholars to Continue Promoting Peace and Tolerance

BAS News - 2019-09-22 11:45
ERBIL — Kurdish leader and the president of ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani, encouraged the Islamic scholars to continue contributing to the efforts in the direction of promoting peace, coexistence, and tolerance in the Kurdistan ...

İki Kürt kardeş Hazar Denizi'nde boğularak can verdi

BAS News - 2019-09-22 10:55
BasNews – Kürdistan vatandaşı iki kardeş İran’da Hazar Denizi’nde boğularak can verdiği bildirildi. BasNews’in edindiği bilgilere göre Erbil nüfusuna kayıtlı Îbrahîm Silêman Qadir(15) ve Îsmaîl Silêman Qadir(18) isimli iki kardeşin turistik amaçlı gittik ...

IS Claims Deadly Bombing in Iraq’s Karbala

BAS News - 2019-09-22 10:36
ERBIL — The Islamic State (IS) has claimed responsibility for a bombing in Karbala, south of Iraq, on Friday, according to group’s Amaq new agency. The bombing targeted a civilian minibus while crossing through a checkpoint, killing at least 12 people an ...

President Barzani’s Statement on Anniversary of the Union of Islamic Scholars of Kurdistan

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2019-09-22 10:19
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 21 September 2019 Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani conveyed a congratulatory message to the Union of Islamic Scholars of Kurdistan on their anniversary. Bellow is President Barzani’s statement: I congratulate the Unio ...

Kurdistan Region Presidency Condemns Karbala Attack

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2019-09-22 10:19
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 21 September 2019 Kurdistan Region Presidency condemns the terrorist attack in Karbala and extends condolences to the families of the victims in a statement on Saturday. Bellow is the statement: We strongly condemn the deadly ter ...

US, Turkey Resume Joint Helicopter Patrols in Syria

BAS News - 2019-09-22 00:37
ERBIL - The US and Turkish forces continued their joint helicopter patrols in Syria for a planned safe zone as part of an agreement between the two NATO allies. This was the sixth phase of joint helicopter patrols in the east of the Euphrates River in no ...

Nineveh: Six IS Members Captured

BAS News - 2019-09-22 00:37
ERBIL - At least six members of the Islamic State (IS) were captured on Saturday in the Iraqi province of Nineveh, the Interior Ministry said in a statement. The six jihadists, among whom was a sniper, were arrested during a joint operation by the emerge ...

IS Claims It Targeted SDF Vehicle

BAS News - 2019-09-21 23:37
ERBIL - The Islamic State (IS) claimed that it targeted a vehicle of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) with an explosive device. The group's Amaq Agency claimed that the incident occurred in the town of Dahla, where everyone in the vehicle w ...

IS Hideouts, Drone Seized in Diyala

BAS News - 2019-09-21 23:37
ERBIL - A number of hideouts with a drone belonging to the Islamic State (IS) jihadist group were seized in the Iraqi province of Diyala. Iraqi reports cited a statement by the pro-Iranian Hashd al-Shaabi on Saturday as saying that its militias seized th ...

Başkan Barzani, Irak Başkanlık Divanı Başkanı’yla bir araya geldi

BAS News - 2019-09-21 22:22
BasNews - Başkan Mesud Barzani, Irak Cumhuriyeti Başkanlık Divanı Başkanı Nasır Elani ile yaptığı görüşmede Erbil-Bağdat ilişkileri ele alındı. Başkan Mesud Barzani bugün Selahaddin’deki ofisinde Irak Cumhuriyeti Başkanlık Divanı Başkanı Nasır Elani’yi k ...

Erbil: Iraqis’ favourite holiday destination | | AW

Thearabweekly - 2019-09-21 21:17

US to Deploy Troops to Saudi Arabia

BAS News - 2019-09-21 21:13
ERBIL - The United States has said that it will deploy forces to Saudi Arabia amid the attacks on the oil facilities in the country. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper, however, explained in a statement that the deployment would be "defensive in nature," wi ...

Iran Threatens to "Destroy Aggressors" Amid US Forces Deployment Announcement

BAS News - 2019-09-21 21:13
ERBIL - Iran has threatened to "destroy aggressors" amid an announcement by the US to deploy forces to Saudi Arabia after the country's oil infrastructure was attacked. A few days ago, the oil facilities in Saudi Arabia were attacked and Washington and R ...

Rapprochement between Erbil and Baghdad on the outstanding problems

Kurdiu - 2019-09-21 18:44

Iraq Arrests Man Suspected of Deadly Karbala Bombing

BAS News - 2019-09-21 17:15
ERBIL — Iraqi authorities said they have arrested a man who is believed to be the perpetrator of Friday’s deadly blast in the holy city of Karbala. "The national security forces detained the [suspected] perpetrator of the explosion in Karbala," a source ...

PM Barzani discusses latest Erbil-Baghdad developments with US ambassador

Kurdistan24 - 2019-09-21 16:29

Erbil’den BM Genel Kurulu toplantısına temsilci

Kurdistan24 - 2019-09-21 16:29

Turkey Returns Scores of Smuggled Artifacts to Iraq

BAS News - 2019-09-21 15:46
ERBIL — The Turkish government on Friday returned several dozens of ancient artifacts to Iraq, nearly 11 years after they were seized from smugglers in Turkey. The artifacts were being kept in a museum in Hatay, Turkish media reports said. Iraq previousl ...

Kurdish Porter Killed by Turkish Border Guards

BAS News - 2019-09-21 15:46
ERBIL — Turkish forces on the border between Turkey and the Iranian Kurdistan killed a Kurdish porter, a monitoring group said. Hengaw Organization for Human Rights confirmed the identity of the victim as Khalis Hamidzadeh, 22, from Ballooa village of Ma ...

Erbil’den BM Genel Kurulu toplantısına temsilci

BAS News - 2019-09-21 15:15
BasNews - Kürdistan Bölgesi Dış İlişkiler Temsilcisi Sefin Dizayi, ABD’nin New York kentinde düzenlenen Birleşmiş Milletler (BM) Genel Kurul toplantısına katılacak. K24’e konuşan Dış İlişkiler Ofisi Protokol Müdürü Helgurd Saleyi, “Kürdistan Bölgesi Dış ...

Kurdistan President Honors “Peshmerga Heroes” on Intl. Peace Day

BAS News - 2019-09-21 13:56
ERBIL — Marking the International Day of Peace, Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani honored the Peshmerga forces for their heroic sacrifice to defend peace and coexistence in Kurdistan. “On International Day of Peace, we honor our fallen Peshmer ...

Erbil Selahadin Üniversite'sinde yarın yeni öğretim yılı başlıyor

BAS News - 2019-09-21 12:53
BasNews – Erbil Selahadin Üniversitesi yaptığı açıklamada, yarın yeni öğretim yılına başlayacaklarını duyurdu. Erbil Selahadin Üniversitesi Rektörlüğü basın merkezinin yaptığı açıklamaya göre, yarın yeni öğretim yılına başlayacaklarını belirtti. Selahadd ...

Kurdistan PM Condemns Deadly Blast in Karbala

BAS News - 2019-09-21 11:38
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Masrour Barzani decried the deadly attack in Iraq’s Karbala on Friday which killed 12 people and injured five others. “The Prime Minister extended his condolences to the families of the victims and wished a speedy ...

Turkish Jet Hits PKK Vehicle near Amedi

BAS News - 2019-09-21 11:38
ERBIL — Turkish warplanes once again attacked the border areas near Amedi, in Duhok province of Kurdistan Region on Friday, hitting a vehicle reportedly belonging to the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK). BasNews has learned that the airstrike was carried o ...

PM Barzani Speaks to Students on First Day of School Year

BAS News - 2019-09-21 11:38
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Masrour Barzani celebrated the first day of 2019-2020 school year in Duhok where he reminded the students and teachers of their significant role in developing Kurdistan. “Needless to say, education is among the key ...

Önce KDP, sonra da KYB binasına ateş açıldı

Nûpel - 2019-09-21 08:37
Dün öğlen Kürdistan Demokrat Partisinin (KDP) Süleymaniye binasına yapılan silahlı saldırının ardından, akşam da Kürdistan Yurtseverler Birliğinin (KYB) Erbil binasına ateş açıldı. KYB’nin resmi sitesindeki habere göre, akşam saatlerinde KYB’nin Erbil il ...

Unknown Gunmen attack PUK party headquarters in Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-09-21 06:37
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— An office of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) political party was shot at in Iraqi Kurdistan capital of Erbil, which is under the control of KDP party, on Friday night. The head of Erbil police said an “unide ...

Erbil reaps rewards by allowing Syrian refugees to flourish - Iraq | ReliefWeb

Reliefweb - 2019-09-21 06:13

President of the Kurdistan Region Meets Speaker of Iraqi Parliament

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2019-09-21 01:58
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 19 September 2019 President of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani met with the Speaker of Council of Representatives of Iraq, Mohammed Al-Halbousi. They discussed the security situation in Iraq, stressing the need for maintai ...

[PICTURES]: Erbil International Construction Expo Attracts Thousands

BAS News - 2019-09-21 01:32
ERBIL - Thousands of people have attended an international construction exhibition in the Kurdistan Region's capital Erbil in the past three days alone. Talking to BasNews, Hardi Haji Salam, the organizer of the event, said that there has not been such e ...

Bomb Blast Kills, Wounds 17 in Iraq's Karbala

BAS News - 2019-09-21 01:32
ERBIL - A bomb explosion on Friday resulted in the killing and wounding of 17 civilians in Iraq's Shia holy city of Karbala, officials confirmed. The blast took place as a minibus was passing through an Iraqi army checkpoint towards the town of al-Hilla, ...

Baghdad Won't Buy Russia's S-400: Iraqi Envoy

BAS News - 2019-09-20 22:07
ERBIL - Baghdad has rejected having any plans to purchase Russia's S-400 missile defense system, Iraqi Ambassador to Moscow Haidar Mansour Hadi said in a statement. Hadi said in a press conference on Thursday that there has not been any discussions betwe ...

Hashd al-Shaabi Says It Shot Down Drone near Khanaqin

BAS News - 2019-09-20 22:07
ERBIL - The pro-Iranian Hashd al-Shaabi said on Friday that it shot down a drone flying over the area near the disputed Kurdish town of Khanaqin. Talking to BasNews, Abu Muntarz, a Hashd al-Shaab commander in Diyala province, said that they targeted the ...

“Iraqi Youth: Pioneers for Dialogue and Stability” workshops held in Erbil [AR/EN/KU] - Iraq | ReliefWeb

Reliefweb - 2019-09-20 16:45

Germany to Continue Military Training in Iraq, Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-09-20 15:00
ERBIL - The German government has decided to continue its forces' military training mission in Iraq and the Kurdistan Region to assist the country with the war against the Islamic State (IS). According to a statement by the German government, the country ...

Sulaimaniya: KDP Branch Office Attacked

BAS News - 2019-09-20 06:57
ERBIL - The office of the ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party's (KDP) Leadership Council in Sulaimaniya province came under attack by unknown armed men overnight on Thursday. Confirming to BasNews, Atta Sheikh Hassan, a spokesperson for the office, said th ...

Iraq: presidente Salih in missione a Erbil per “mediare” con Baghdad | Agenzia Nova

Agenzianova - 2019-09-20 03:05

Başbakan Barzani Irak Parlamentosu Başkanı ile görüştü

BAS News - 2019-09-20 02:16
BasNews- Başbakan Mesrur Barzani, Irak Parlamentosu Başkanı Muhammed Halbusi ile bir araya geldi. Duhok kentinde gerçekleşen görüşmede, Erbil ile Bağdat arasındaki ilişkiler ele alındı. Görüşmede, taraflar arasındaki sorunların anayasal çerçevede çözüme ...

President Barzani Meets Top US Diplomat in Iraq

KRG-Spain - 2019-09-20 00:01
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 18 September 2019 Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani met with the United States Ambassador to Iraq, Matthew Tueller. Latest political developments in Iraq, including talks between Erbil and Baghdad to address outstanding ...

KRG Agrees Actions on Intellectual Property, Support for Farmers and Border Security

KRG-Spain - 2019-09-20 00:01
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) – Prime Minister Masrour Barzani today chaired a meeting of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), reaching key decisions on important domestic issues. The KRG agreed that it would update and fully implement legis ...

Kurdish Diaspora to Rally Ahead of Second Anniversary of Kurdistan's Independence Referendum

BAS News - 2019-09-19 23:39
ERBIL - Kurdish diaspora in the UK will rally in London on Saturday (September 21) in support of the Kurdistan Region's independence referendum ahead of the second anniversary. Khasro Azhgayi, a Kurdistan Democratic Party's (KDP) representative to London ...

Zarif Warns of "All-Out War" if US Attacks Iran

BAS News - 2019-09-19 23:39
ERBIL - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warned on Thursday that any attacks by the US over the attacks on Saudi Arabia will result in an "all-out war." Zarif's comments came while tensions are on the rise in the Gulf after attacks on oil fa ...

Iraqi MP Warns of Reopening Arar Border Crossing with Saudi Arabia

BAS News - 2019-09-19 23:39
ERBIL - A lawmaker at the Iraqi Parliament has warned of reopening of the Arar border crossing with Saudi Arabia, adding that it could lead to an Islamic State (IS) resurgence in Iraq. Mohammed Saihud, an MP at the Council of Representatives, said in a s ...

Drone Attack Kills, Wounds 14 Militiamen near Syria-Iraq Border

BAS News - 2019-09-19 23:39
ERBIL - An airstrike by an unidentified drone on Thursday early morning resulted in the killing and wounding of 14 Iran-backed militiamen near the Syrian town of al-Bukamal on the border with Iraq, a report said. Sky News Arabia cited Iraqi security offi ...

Bomb Blast Wounds Farmer in Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2019-09-19 23:39
ERBIL - A bomb explosion in the disputed town of Tuz Khurmatu, Diyala province, resulted in the wounding of a farmer on Thursday. Talking to BasNews, Tuz Khurmatu Police Chief Hussein Ali, said that the incident occurred in the village of Sha Saiwan on T ...

Kurdistan Ready to Address All Disputes with Iraq Based on Constitution: PM

BAS News - 2019-09-19 23:39
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Region is ready to resolve all its disputes with Iraq in accordance with the Constitution, as addressing the remaining issues would serve all sides, Prime Minister Masrour Barzani said on Thursday. Barzani made the remarks during a ...

Iraqi parliament speaker in Erbil for talks with Kurdish officials

E-Kurd - 2019-09-19 22:12
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Parliamentary Speaker Mohammed al-Halbousi arrived in Erbil on Thursday to meet with senior officials in the Kurdistan region. Halbousi’s plane landed at the Erbil International Airport on Thursday, where the ...

Security authorities of Erbil prevents Mahmoud Sangawi from entering Erbil

Kurdiu - 2019-09-19 20:29

PUK says top official blocked from entering Erbil | Rudaw.net

Rûdaw - 2019-09-19 20:03

Başkan Barzani, Irak Parlamento Başkanı ile görüştü

BAS News - 2019-09-19 18:48
BasNews – Başkan Barzani Irak Parlamentosu Başkanı Muhammed Halbusi ve beraberindeki heyet ile bir araya geldi. Görüşmede, Irak ve bölgenin siyasi durumu ile Erbil - Bağdat ilişkilerinin seyri üzerinde duruldu. Kürdistan Bölgesi ile Irak ilişkilerinde ya ...

Iraqi Authorities Oust Kurdish Chief of Kirkuk Police

BAS News - 2019-09-19 17:41
ERBIL — Iraq’s Ministry of Interior has issued an order to dismiss a Kurdish figure from his position as the chief of rapid-response police in the disputed province of Kirkuk. Jwan Hassan, a member of Kirkuk provincial council, confirmed the report to Ba ...

Pictures of Saddam Hussein’s Ministers in Prison Go Viral

BAS News - 2019-09-19 17:41
ERBIL — Pictures of two former ministers during Saddam Hussein’s Baath regime has gone viral on social media, renewing debates on social media about the brutality of the dictatorship. The pictures, apparently taken from a CCTV camera, show Tariq Aziz, th ...

Baghdad Follows Constitution to Redress Relations with Erbil: PM

BAS News - 2019-09-19 17:41
ERBIL — The Iraqi federal government is following the Constitution to redress its relations with the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) with regards to budget, said Prime Minister Adil Abdul Mahdi. Speaking to reporters on Thursday, the Iraqi prime mini ...

KDP, PUK to Discuss Unified Electoral List in Disputed Areas

BAS News - 2019-09-19 17:41
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) will discuss a unified list of the Kurdish parties to take part in the upcoming provincial elections in Iraq. The two major Kurdish political parties will explore the pos ...

Barzani, Iraqi Parliament Speaker Meet in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-09-19 17:41
ERBIL - Kurdish prominent leader and President of the ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani, received on Thursday the Iraqi Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halbusi in Erbil. During the meeting, the pair exchanged views on the latest poli ...

Iraq Rejects to Join US-led Coalition in Gulf

BAS News - 2019-09-19 17:41
ERBIL - Iraq has no plans to join the US-led International Maritime Security Coalition to protect the safety of maritime navigation and international trade, said the Foreign Ministry in a statement on Thursday. The ministry argued that it is the responsi ...

Kurdistan President, Halbusi Discuss Politics, Security in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-09-19 17:41
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani received on Thursday the Iraqi Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halbusi in Erbil to discuss the latest political and security affairs. Barzani and Halbusi, during the meeting, stressed on the importance ...

KRG Clarifies on Stopping PUK Official at Erbil Checkpoint

BAS News - 2019-09-19 17:41
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Regional Government's (KRG) Ministry of Interior has issued a clarification on retaining an official from the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) at a checkpoint in the capital Erbil on Thursday. PUK politburo member Mahmoud Sangawi ...

Iraqi parl. speaker in Erbil for talks on KRG-Iraq relations

Kurdistan24 - 2019-09-19 13:38

President Barzani Meets Top US Diplomat in Iraq

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2019-09-19 13:37
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 18 September 2019 Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani met with the United States Ambassador to Iraq, Matthew Tueller. Latest political developments in Iraq, including talks between Erbil and Baghdad to address outstandin ...

Dr. Farhad Pirbal released on bail after two months in custody in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-09-19 11:39
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdish writer, intellectual of Kurdish literature, and Salahaddin university professor Dr. Farhad Pirbal was released on bail on Wednesday after spending more than two months in jail on arson charges. Pirbal is we ...

İbrahim Ayhan anılıyor

Nûpel - 2019-09-19 10:59
21 Eylül 2018’de Kürdistan Bölgesi’nin başkenti Erbil’de kalp krizi sonucu yaşamını yitiren HDP Urfa 26’ncı Dönem Milletvekili İbrahim Ayhan, ölüm yıldönümünde etkinliklerle anılacak. Ayhan’ın Siverek Asri Mezarlığı’ndaki mezarı ziyaret edilecek, daha son ...

Pompeo Calls Attacks on Saudi Arabia "Acts of War"

BAS News - 2019-09-19 10:13
ERBIL - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has accused Iran of having carried out the attacks on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia last weekend, calling the incident "acts of war" against the Arab country. Pompeo made the comments while speaking to reporters ...

Kurdistan Parliament to Amend Law of Anti-Oil Smuggling: MP

BAS News - 2019-09-19 10:13
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Region Parliament has taken into consideration an amendment to a law for anti-oil smuggling in hopes of protecting the economy in the autonomous region, a lawmaker revealed on Wednesday. Deputy head of Oil and Energy Committee at th ...

Rouhani Denies Iran's Involvement in Saudi Arabia Attack

BAS News - 2019-09-19 10:13
ERBIL - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has denied any involvement by his county in last week's attack on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia, slamming US’ accusations in this regard. "Instead of creating a positive atmosphere, the American diplomats are try ...

Irak Parlamento Başkanı Erbil'e ulaştı

BAS News - 2019-09-19 09:27
BasNews - Irak Parlamento Başkanı Muhammed Halbusi Erbil'e ulaştı. Irak Parlamento Başkanı Muhammed Halbusi bir dizi resmi temaslarda bulunmak üzere , saat 09:50 sularında Erbil Uluslararası Havaalanı'na ulaştı. Halbusi'yi Kürdistan Parlamento Başkanı Re ...

PM Barzani discusses latest Erbil-Baghdad developments with US ambassador

Gulan Media - 2019-09-19 06:32

Barzani Receives Iraqi President in Erbil

Gulan Media - 2019-09-19 06:32

Speciale difesa: Iraq, presidente Salih in missione a Erbil per “mediare” con Baghdad | Agenzia Nova

Agenzianova - 2019-09-19 03:03

PM Barzani Tasks Minister of State to Lead Erbil-Baghdad Talks

BAS News - 2019-09-19 00:53
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Masrour Barzani tasked Khalid Shwani, KRG’s Minister of State, to handle the ongoing negotiations between Erbil and Baghdad. The decision comes as the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and the federal government ...

Barzani Receives Iraqi President in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-09-19 00:53
ERBIL — Kurdish prominent leader and the president of ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani, received on Wednesday the Iraqi President Barham Salih in Erbil. During the meeting, attended by several Kurdish and Iraqi officials, Barzani a ...

Iraqi PM Orders Withdrawal of Iran-Backed Militias from Saudi Border Strip

BAS News - 2019-09-19 00:53
ERBIL — Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul Mahdi on Wednesday ordered the withdrawal of Iran-backed militias of Hashd al-Shaabi from the areas bordering Saudi Arabia. The Brigades of Hezbollah, Nujaba, Imam Ali, Mukhtar al-Thaqafi brigade, and other militia ...

PM Barzani, Iraqi President Discuss Erbil-Baghdad Relations

BAS News - 2019-09-19 00:53
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Masrour Barzani on Wednesday received the Iraqi President Barham Salih in Erbil, where they discussed the relations between Erbil and Baghdad. Barzani and Salih agreed that there is a good opportunity for both the ...

US Welcomes Progress in Erbil-Baghdad Talks: Ambassador

BAS News - 2019-09-19 00:53
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Masrour Barzani received on Wednesday a US diplomatic delegation led by Ambassador Matthew Tueller in Erbil. According to the readout of the meeting, the US envoy welcomed the progress made by Erbil and Baghdad in ...

IS Hideout Seized, Two Militants Captured in Kirkuk, Diyala

BAS News - 2019-09-19 00:53
ERBIL - A hideout belonging to the jihadist group of Islamic State (IS) was seized in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk on Wednesday, while a militant was captured at the site as well. Spokesperson for the Iraqi Ministry of Interior, Saad Maan, exp ...

Abdul Mahdi Considering “Oil-for-Projects" Deal with China: Iraqi Lawmaker

BAS News - 2019-09-19 00:53
ERBIL - A lawmaker at the Iraqi Parliament has revealed that Prime Minister Adil Abdul Mahdi is considering an "oil-for-projects" deal with China. Fazil Fatlawi, an MP at the Parliament, said in a statement that Abdul Mahdi's efforts is to fight corrupti ...
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