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Kurdistan, Japan Sign Agreement for Construction of Erbil Sewer

BAS News - 2019-12-09 18:01
ERBIL — Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and Japan signed an agreement for a massive project in Erbil. On Monday, KRG’s Minister of Municipality, Erbil governor, Japan’s Consul General, and head of Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) atte ...

Large Caches of IS Bombs Discovered in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-12-09 18:01
ERBIL — Iraqi security forces raided several locations in Kirkuk province where the Islamic State (IS) jihadists used as hideouts, seizing large caches of bombs and explosive devices. According to Kirkuk Join Operations Command, seven hideouts were disco ...

Turkey Extradites 11 French IS Suspects

BAS News - 2019-12-09 18:01
ERBIL — Turkey sent back 11 captured suspects of Islamic State (IS) membership to their home country, France, said Turkish Interior Ministry. Turkey is stepping up its program to deport foreign national of Islamic State (IS) currently in its prisoners. A ...

US Embassy in Iraq Issues Security Alert, Expects Protests to Grow

BAS News - 2019-12-09 18:01
ERBIL - The US embassy in Baghdad has issued a security alert for its citizens in the country as anti-government protests are reportedly expected to intensify in the capital city and other provinces. "According to reports, demonstrations are expected to ...

Iraqi Kurdistan bans smoking in buses and taxis

E-Kurd - 2019-12-09 17:40
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) Ministry of Transport and Communications has banned smoking cigarettes in taxis and buses in Iraqi Kurdistan Region. The ministry said in a statement on Monday that the decisio ...

Iraq’s Integrity Commission Issues Arrest Warrant for Hundreds, Including Ministers

BAS News - 2019-12-09 13:04
ERBIL — Iraqi Integrity Commission ordered the arrest of 226 people, including several current and former ministers. According to a statement issued by the commission, arrest warrants were issued for two current ministers, and seven others who served as ...

Hundreds of US Troops Arrive in Iraq’s Ain al-Assad Airbase: Report

BAS News - 2019-12-09 13:04
ERBIL — Hundreds of US troops on Monday arrived at Ain al-Assad airbase in Iraq’s western province of Anbar, media reports said. The troops were transferred on nearly 500 vehicles of the US army, al-Sumaria News cited unnamed media outlets. It said agenc ...

Erbil'de Dünya Yolsuzlukla Mücadele Günü paneli düzenlendi

BAS News - 2019-12-09 12:30
BasNews – Dünya Yolsuzlukla Mücadele Günü vesilesiyle bugün başkent Erbil’de Kürdistan Temmiz Eller Komisyonu , bir dizi etkinlik düzenleniyor. Kürdistan Temmiz Eller Komisyonu Başkanı Dr. Ehmed Enwer, “Yolsuzluklar toplumun güvenlik ve istikrarı tehlike ...

WATCH: Iraqi Activist Gunned Down in Karbala While Returning from Protests

BAS News - 2019-12-09 11:57
ERBIL — A prominent civil society activist was gunned down overnight Sunday in the southern city of Karbala where he was a key figure leading anti-government protests. Fahem al-Tai, 53, was dropped by two friends on a motorcycle outside his home when two ...

Rockets Hit Military Base near Baghdad Airport

BAS News - 2019-12-09 09:23
ERBIL — Four rockets landed inside a military base near Baghdad International Airport early morning on Monday, leaving several people wounded. According to Iraq’s Counter Terrorism, at least six people suffered injuries, two of whom are said to be in cri ...

Iraqi Parliament to Convene over Militia Attack on Protesters

BAS News - 2019-12-09 09:23
ERBIL — Iraqi parliament members are invited to an extraordinary session at the legislature on Monday to discuss the recent deadly attack on protesters in central Baghdad. A group of armed men, driving mini vans and pick-up vehicles, opened fire at peace ...

Erbil 6. Uluslararası Tiyatro Festivali yarın start alıyor

BAS News - 2019-12-09 08:46
BasNews – Erbil 6'ıncı uluslararası tiyatro festivali yarın saat 18:00'da start alacak ve festivalde yer alacak yabancı misafirlerin büyük çoğunluğunun bugün Erbil'e gelmesi bekleniyor. Festival Medya Kültür – Sanat merkezinde düzenlenecek resmi bir mera ...

Türk Elçi: Kürdistan Türkiye'den Irak'a açılan tek kapı

Ufkumuz Haber - 2019-12-09 03:41
Türk Elçi: Kürdistan Türkiye'den Irak'a açılan tek kapıTürkiye'nin Erbil Başkonsolosu Hakan Karaçay, Kürdistan Bölgesi ile ticari ilişkileri güçlendirmek istediklerini vurgulayarak, Kürdistan Bölgesi’nin ticarette Türkiye'den Irak'a açılan tek kapı olduğ ...

Shia Militias Behind Baghdad Attack on Protesters: Israel

BAS News - 2019-12-08 23:50
ERBIL - Pro-Iranian militias in Iraq were behind the Friday armed attack on the protesters in central Baghdad where dozens of people were killed or injured, Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday. "There is a growing number of signs that point to t ...

Major European Countries Urge Iraq to Remove Armed Groups from Protest Sites

BAS News - 2019-12-08 23:50
ERBIL - Germany, France, and the United Kingdom have called on Iraq to keep the pro-Iranian Hashd al-Shaabi militias and other armed groups away from the protest sites. The call was made by the three countries' ambassadors during a meeting with former Ir ...

Hashd al-Shaabi Sends Reinforcements to Iraq-Syria Border

BAS News - 2019-12-08 23:50
ERBIL - Pro-Iranian Hashd al-Shaabi on Sunday sent reinforcements to the border areas between Iraq and Syria to foil possible infiltrations by the Islamic State (IS) jihadists. Shafaq News cited a statement by Hashd al-Shaabi as explaining that large mil ...

Unidentified Aircrafts Shell Iranian Base near Iraqi Border

BAS News - 2019-12-08 23:50
ERBIL - Unidentified aircrafts late on Sunday carried out an airstrike against an Iranian military base near the Iraqi border, with casualties reported. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said in a statement that the incident occurred in the town of ...

Allawi Calls for Resolution to Current Unrest in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-12-08 23:50
ERBIL - Ayad Allawi, head of the Iraqi National Alliance, has called for a resolution to the current unrest in the country, as anti-government protests continue. Allawi, who has previously served as the Iraqi prime minister, urged on Sunday Iraqi Preside ...

KRG Urges International Community to Foil IS Resurgence

BAS News - 2019-12-08 23:50
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has called on the international community to foil the Islamic State (IS) resurgence as the insurgent group has intensified its terrorist attacks in the region. The call was made by head of the Department of ...

Iraq Releases over 2,500 Protesters

BAS News - 2019-12-08 18:40
ERBIL - Iraq's highest judicial authority said on Sunday that the authorities have released over 2,500 protesters who had been detained during the anti-government demonstrations. According to a statement by the Supreme Judiciary Council, a total of 2,626 ...

Masrour Barzani outlines Kurdistan cabinet’s progress since taking office

E-Kurd - 2019-12-08 16:29
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— In a major speech on Saturday, Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Masrour Barzani touted what his government has achieved since it took office on July 10, particularly in terms of the economy, ...

Syrian Regime Delegation Visits Qamishli for Talks with Kurds: Source

BAS News - 2019-12-08 14:17
ERBIL — A delegation from the Syrian regime visited the Kurdish city of Qamishli on Saturday where they held a meeting with the Kurds, said a lawmaker. MP Nawaf Tarrad al-Malham told regime-affiliated media that they also met with Arab and Syriac leaders ...

PKK Considering New Offspring Party in Sinjar: Source

BAS News - 2019-12-08 14:17
ERBIL — Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) is planning the establishment of another offspring party in the predominantly Yezidi area of Sinjar, a source said. Speaking to BasNews on Sunday, Amr Ibrahim, a Kurdish Yezidi activist from Sinjar, said the PKK, su ...

Difficult to Appoint New Iraq’s PM Before Constitutional Deadline: MP

BAS News - 2019-12-08 14:17
ERBIL — Iraq is faced with new challenges as it seems to be “very difficult” to appoint a new prime minister within the constitutional timeline, said a Kurdish lawmaker. Following the resignation of Adil Abdul Mahdi from Iraq’s premiership, the country’s ...

Iraqi Forces Free Dozens of Protesters Taken Hostage by Militias

BAS News - 2019-12-08 14:17
ERBIL — A shocking video clip emerged on social media, purportedly showing dozens of handcuffed and blindfolded young men, being rescued by the Iraqi forces in central Baghdad. The men were reportedly taken hostage by an armed group soon after the deadly ...

Turkey Extradites Captured IS Militant to Australia

BAS News - 2019-12-08 14:17
ERBIL — Turkish authorities sent another detained member of the Islamic State (IS) to his home country as part of government’s push to repatriate all foreign members of the jihadists group. According to a statement by Turkish Interior Ministry, one IS me ...

Deadly Attack on Baghdad Protesters was Seemingly “Coordinated”: Amnesty International

BAS News - 2019-12-08 10:12
ERBIL — The attack by a group of gunmen overnight on Friday in central Baghdad, which left dozens killed and injured, was probably coordinated, Amnesty International said in a report on Saturday. “Amnesty International has gathered detailed eyewitness te ...

Trump Thanks Iran for Releasing Prisoner

BAS News - 2019-12-07 23:41
ERBIL - President Donald Trump has thanked Iran for releasing a US graduate student who had been behind bars over the past few years on espionage charges. "Taken during the Obama Administration (despite $150 Billion gift), returned during the Trump Admin ...

Attack on Iraqi Protesters: Death Toll Rises

BAS News - 2019-12-07 23:41
ERBIL - The death toll of the Friday armed attack on the Iraqi protesters in central Baghdad has risen to 25, a source said on Saturday. Earlier on Friday night, a number of armed men opened fire at the demonstrators at Khilani Square and Sinak Bridge in ...

Kobani: Ukrainian Doctor Opens Clinic for Civilians

BAS News - 2019-12-07 23:41
ERBIL - A Ukrainian doctor has opened a medical clinic in the Kurdish city of Kobani in Syria in efforts to help civilians affected by the Turkish incursion into the country. Turkey began an offensive against the Kurdish forces in northeast of Syria on O ...

PM Barzani Highlights Reform Plan Progress in Message on 100th Day of Cabinet

BAS News - 2019-12-07 21:46
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Masrour Barzani delivered a speech on Saturday, 7th December, which marks the 100th day of the formation of his cabinet, highlight the progress in the cabinet agenda with reforms staying on top. PM Barzani reminded ...

Kurdistan Presidency Expresses Concerns over Recent Violence in Baghdad

BAS News - 2019-12-07 21:46
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region Presidency has expressed strong concerns over the recent violence in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, urging the authorities to find the perpetrators behind the Friday attack on the protesters. On Friday night, a group of unidentifi ...

Russian, Regime Airstrikes Kill 20 in Idlib

BAS News - 2019-12-07 20:23
ERBIL - Russian and Syrian regime airstrikes killed on Saturday at least 20 people in the rebel-held northwestern province of Idlib, a monitor said. Reuters cited activists and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights as saying that Russian warplanes left ...

US Urges Iraq to Protect Protesters

BAS News - 2019-12-07 18:32
ERBIL — US Embassy in Baghdad denounced the Friday attack on protesters in central Baghdad and urged the government to take immediate actions to protect the protesters. “Last night's wanton violence against unarmed demonstrators was appalling and horrifi ...

UN Condemns Friday Attack on “Peaceful” Protesters in Baghdad

BAS News - 2019-12-07 18:32
ERBIL — The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Iraq, Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, has strongly condemned the attack by unidentified armed group against “peaceful” protesters in central Baghdad overnight on Friday, which lef ...

VS-gezant ontmoet Masoud en Masrour Barzani in Erbil – Koerdische Autonome Regio – Koerdisch Nieuws

Koerdischnieuws - 2019-12-07 17:04

Jeffrey meets Masoud and Masrour Barzani in Erbil

ANF - 2019-12-07 17:01
The situation in Iraq and Syria were discussed during the meeting between Jeffrey and Masoud Barzani. ...

Jeffrey: Kürtlerle bölgesel iş birliği içinde olmayı ümit ediyoruz

Nûpel - 2019-12-07 16:39
ABD’nin Suriye Özel Temsilcisi James Jeffrey, Erbil yönetimiyle sadece Irak için değil, tüm bölge için iş birliği yapmayı istediklerini belirtti. ABD’nin Suriye Özel Temsilcisi James Jeffrey, Irak ziyareti kapsamında geldiği Erbil’de Kürdistan Bölgesi Baş ...

Başbakan: ABD’yle tarihi ilişkilerimiz var

BAS News - 2019-12-07 15:07
BasNews - Başbakan Mesrur Barzani, “ABD’yle tarihi ilişkilerimiz var. ABD, Kürdistan’la ilişkilerine önem veriyor” dedi. Başbakan Mesrur Barzani ile ABD'nin Suriye Özel Temsilcisi James Jeffrey bugün Erbil’de bir araya geldi. Görüşme sonrası ikili kısa b ...

Başkan Mesud Barzani, James Jeffrey ile bir araya geldi

BAS News - 2019-12-07 15:07
BasNews - Başkan Mesud Barzani ile ABD’nin Suriye Özel Temsilcisi James Jeffrey bir araya geldi. Başkan Barzani bugün Erbil’e bir ziyaret gerçekleştiren James Jeffrey’le bir araya geldi. Jeffrey’e ABD’nin Erbil Başkonsolosu Seteven Fagin, ABD’nin Suriye’ ...

Erbil'de 17 Temmuz'da yaşanan saldırıya ilişkin yeni gelişme

KRDnews - 2019-12-07 15:04
Erbil'de 17 Temmuz'da yaşanan saldırıya ilişkin yeni gelişme Hogir Bextiyar 07/12/2019, Ct - 16:16 ...

Jeffrey ile Barzani Erbil'de görüştü

Middle East News - 2019-12-07 14:51
Irak Kürdistan Başbakanı Mesrur Barzani, “ABD’yle tarihi ilişkilerimiz var. ABD, Kürdistan’la ilişkilerine önem veriyor” dedi. ...

Jeffrey Erbil'e geliyor

Kurdistan24 - 2019-12-07 14:22

Kurdistan Parliament Investigates Increasing IS Attacks in Khanaqin

BAS News - 2019-12-07 13:10
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament will investigate into the recent attacks against the Peshmerga forces in Kullajo district of Khanaqin, a lawmaker said. The IS jihadists carried out two attacks on Peshmerga positions within a week, and killed at least ...

Barzani, US Special Presidential Envoy Discuss IS in Iraq and Syria

BAS News - 2019-12-07 13:10
ERBIL — Kurdish prominent leader and the president of ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani, received a US delegation led by James Jeffrey, the Special Presidential Envoy to Syria Affairs and the Coalition against Islamic State (IS), du ...

PICTURES: Heavy Snowfall in Kurdistan-Iran Border Areas

BAS News - 2019-12-07 13:10
ERBIL — A wave of heavy snowfall hit Choman area of Kurdistan Region on Friday night and forced the authorities to take immediate actions for keeping the international roads open. Pictures received by BasNews show special vehicles working on the roads an ...

US Sanctions Iraqi Shia Militia Leaders

BAS News - 2019-12-07 11:12
ERBIL — The United States imposed sanctions on three Iraqi Shia Militia leaders linked to Iran, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in a statement on Friday. The sanctions came in response to leaders of Hashd al-Shaabi’s involvement in suppressing pro ...

IS Attacks Iraqi Police near Jalawla, Injures Three

BAS News - 2019-12-07 11:12
ERBIL — Islamic State (IS) jihadists carried out an attack on the Iraqi forces overnight on Friday near Jalawla in Diyala province, injuring at least three policemen. Local sources confirmed the report to BasNews and said that heavy fire exchange had tak ...

Unknown Armed Men Attack Iraqi Protesters, Kill 16

BAS News - 2019-12-07 11:12
ERBIL — At least 16 Iraqi protesters were killed in one of the bloodies nights in Baghdad on Friday. Security sources said nearly 120 others were wounded after unidentified armed men attacked the protesters at Khilani Square of central Baghdad. The attac ...

Turkey Arrests Three More HDP Co-mayors

BAS News - 2019-12-07 11:12
ERBIL — Turkish security forces raided different locations on Friday and arrested three co-mayors belonging to the pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party (HDP). The arrested officials are Yılmaz Şalan, the co-mayor of Muradiye Municipality, Yakup Almaç, t ...

PM Barzani Receives US Special Presidential Envoy to Anti-IS Coalition

BAS News - 2019-12-07 11:12
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Masrour Barzani on Saturday received James Jeffrey, the US Special Presidential Envoy to the Coalition against Islamic State (IS). PM Barzani and the US envoy are expected to discuss a range of issues related to Ku ...

52% of undergraduates students in Iraqi Kurdistan are women: minister

E-Kurd - 2019-12-06 22:37
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,—Women comprise 52 percent of the total number of undergraduates currently studying in Iraqi Kurdistan Region, Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Aram Qadir has s ...

ABD’nin Suriye Özel Temsilcisi James Jeffrey Irak’ta

Nûpel - 2019-12-06 22:19
Jeffrey’nin ana gündeminde IŞİD ile mücadele olduğu belirtildi. ABD’nin Suriye Özel Temsilcisi James Jeffrey’nin, Iraklı yetkililerle görüşmek üzere Bağdat’a gittiği, ardından Kürdistan Bölgesini ziyaret etmek üzere Erbil’e geçeceği bildirildi. ABD Dışişl ...

Barzani Offers Condolences after Several Iranian Kurds Killed in Blast

BAS News - 2019-12-06 18:25
ERBIL - Kurdish prominent leader and former president of the Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, has offered condolences after several Kurdish people were killed in a blast at a wedding party in Iran's Saqiz. Overnight on Thursday, a gas cylinder went off ...

Bomb Blast Injures Civilian in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-12-06 18:25
ERBIL - A bomb explosion on Friday resulted in the wounding of a civilian in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk, a second incident in a few hours. Earlier the day, an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) exploded and killed one police officer. BasNews ...

Iranian Missiles Secretly Moved into Iraq: Report

BAS News - 2019-12-06 17:37
ERBIL - Iran has taken advantage of the current unrest in Iraq and moved ballistic missiles into the neighboring country, US intelligence and military officials were quoted as saying. Asharq al-Awsat cited the officials as explaining that Iran is working ...

PICTURES: Explosion at Iranian Kurdish Wedding Kills 12 People

BAS News - 2019-12-06 15:51
ERBIL — An explosion rocked a wedding party in Iranian Kurdish city of Saqiz overnight Thursday, killing at least 12 people celebrating there. According to the information obtained by BasNews, also 100 people were injured after a large Gas cylinder explo ...

IED Blast Hits Police in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-12-06 12:58
ERBIL — An improvised Explosive Device (IED) went off on a street in Kirkuk on Friday, killing at least one police officer. The explosive device was reportedly placed under the fuel tank of an electricity generator, and it went off while a police vehicle ...

Mortars Hit Balad Air Base North of Baghdad

BAS News - 2019-12-06 10:55
ERBIL — Iraq’s War Media Cell confirmed that two mortars had landed inside Balad Air Base in north of Baghdad overnight Thursday. According to the statement, no casualties and nor serious material damages were reported form the scene. Balad Air Base, som ...

Iraqi Parliament Passes New Electoral Commission Law

BAS News - 2019-12-05 22:20
ERBIL - The Iraqi Council of Representatives passed on Thursday a bill to form a new electoral commission, as Adil Abdul Mahdi has already resigned from Iraq's premiership in efforts to address the evolving situation in the country. Iraqi media reports c ...

Car Bomb Kills Two in Northeast of Syria

BAS News - 2019-12-05 22:20
ERBIL - A car bomb explosion on Thursday left two people killed in northeast of Syria, while several others were injured, Turkey's Defense Ministry said in a statement. The incident occurred in Sari Kani, also known as Ras al-Ain, northeastern Syria, whi ...

PKK Turning Mount Sinjar into Qandil: Official

BAS News - 2019-12-05 21:34
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Worker's Party (PKK) is reportedly working on digging tunnels and military bases on Mount Sinjar, attempting "to make another Qandil," an official has revealed. Speaking to BasNews, Sheikh Shamo, an adviser to Kurdistan Region Prime ...

Baghdad: Over a Dozen Stabbed After Militia's Supporters Join Protesters

BAS News - 2019-12-05 21:34
ERBIL - More than a dozen of Iraqi protesters were stabbed on Thursday in the capital Baghdad soon after the supporters of the pro-Iranian Hashd al-Shaabi joined the demonstrations. The Associated Press cited a witness and three demonstrators as saying t ...

Syria Ceasefire "Holding Very Much": Trump

BAS News - 2019-12-05 19:37
ERBIL - US President Donald Trump has praised Turkey's efforts to ensure the security in northern Syria, saying that the ceasefire "is holding very much." After beginning an offensive against the Kurdish fighters in the Syrian border areas on October 9, ...

Fuel supply biggest challenge for electricity sector in Iraqi Kurdistan: minister

E-Kurd - 2019-12-05 18:58
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Minister of Electricity Kamal Mohammad Salih said on Thursday that the biggest challenge for the electricity sector is lack of fuel. The Kurdistan Region has fourteen power ...

Iraqi Protesters Demand Dissolution of Parliament

BAS News - 2019-12-05 18:07
ERBIL - After they left no choice for former PM Adil Abdul Mahdi but to resign, Iraqi protesters have now begun to demand for the dissolution of the country's parliament. Kurdistan 24 cited its corespondent in the area as saying that the demonstrators ha ...

PUK Postpones Congress

BAS News - 2019-12-05 15:13
ERBIL — The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) has put off a planned party congress, affiliated media outlets reported. PUK leadership council convened on Thursday to discuss the preparations for the congress which was set for 7th December. According to ...

US Concludes Withdrawal of Troops from NE Syria: Pentagon Chief

BAS News - 2019-12-05 15:13
ERBIL — The United States’ army has completed the pullback from northeastern Syria while keeping about 600 troops on the ground but elsewhere in the country, said Defense Secretary Mark Esper. “It will be relatively static around that number. But if we s ...

Peshmerga Ministry Pledges Continued Battle against IS after Wednesday’s Attack

BAS News - 2019-12-05 15:13
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s Ministry of Peshmerga Affairs has pledged continue its battle with full determination to root out the Islamic State (IS) after a deadly attack overnight Wednesday. IS jihadists, for the second time in a week, attacked Peshmerga ...

IS Still a Serious Threat to the Region: Barzani

BAS News - 2019-12-05 15:13
ERBIL — Kurdish prominent leader and the president of ruling Kurdistan democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani, on Thursday warned that the Islamic State (IS) is still a serious threat to the security and stability of the entire region despite groups’ def ...

Kurdistan, Iraqi government reach deal on budget, loans and oil: minister

E-Kurd - 2019-12-05 14:37
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has reached an understanding with Iraq’s federal government on the repayment of debt owed by the KRG, said a senior official on Thursday. Erbil has also agreed to hand over “ ...

Erbil ile Bağdat bütçe ve petrol konularında anlaştı

Kurdistan24 - 2019-12-05 12:58

President Barzani and U.S. Ambassador Discuss Latest Developments

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2019-12-05 12:19
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 3 December 2019 President of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani met with United States Ambassador to Iraq, Matthew H. Tueller. In the meeting, they discussed the latest developments in Iraq and the demonstrations taking place ...

Kurdistan President Urges Coalition to Continue Serious Battle against IS

BAS News - 2019-12-05 11:21
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani said on Thursday that the Islamic State (IS) is yet to be eradicated, for which the US-led Coalition is required to continue the battle against the jihadist group with full commitment. Barzani made the ...

KRG Delegation to Visit Baghdad Ahead of Parliament Decision on Budget Bill

BAS News - 2019-12-05 11:21
ERBIL — A delegation from the Kurdistan Region is planning to visit Baghdad within days for a political settlement that could help the approval of the budget bill at the legislature. Erbil and Baghdad have reached an agreement over their prolonged budget ...

Erbil ile Bağdat arasında bütçe ve petrol konusunda anlaşma sağlandı

Middle East News - 2019-12-05 10:14
Irak Kürdistan Bölgesel Hükümeti Maliye Bakanı, Bağdat ile Erbil hükümetlerinin petrol ve bütçe konularında anlaşmaya vardıklarını söyledi. ...

Erbil ile Bağdat bütçe ve petrol konularında anlaştı

BAS News - 2019-12-05 10:05

Erbil and Baghdad sign an agreement, inclusive of the Peshmerga budget

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-12-05 09:38
On December 3, 2019, Masrour Barzani (KRG Prime Minister) and a KRG delegation met with the Iraqi Federal Government regarding the budget and signed the pertaining agreement. The KRG released a statement following the meeting, mentioning that the Iraqi d ...

Three Peshmerga Troops Killed in IS Attack near Khanaqin

BAS News - 2019-12-05 09:06
ERBIL — Islamic State (IS) jihadists carried out an attack near Kullajo district of Khanaqin overnight Wednesday, in which three Kurdish Peshmerga fighters were killed and two others were wounded, officials said. A commander from the area told BasNews th ...

Kurdish Minister Reveals Agreement with Baghdad on Oil, Budget

BAS News - 2019-12-05 09:06
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s Minister of Finance and Economy, Awat Sheikh Janab, confirmed on Thursday that Erbil has already reached an agreement with Baghdad to deliver 250,000 barrels of oil per day and receive its share from the federal budget of 2020. ...

Erbil ile Bağdat bütçe ve petrol konularında anlaştı

Nûpel - 2019-12-05 08:59
Kürdistan Bölgesel Hükümeti Maliye Bakanı, Bağdat ile Erbil hükümetlerinin petrol ve bütçe konularında anlaşmaya vardıklarını söyledi. Maliye Bakanı Awat Şeyh Cenab, gazetecilere yaptığı açıklamada, Bağdat’ta giden Kürdistan Bölgesi heyetiyle yapılan anla ...

PDK'li Parlamenter: Bağdat'taki siyasi taraflar ile siyasi mutabakata ihtiyaç var

BAS News - 2019-12-05 08:39
BasNews – Irak Parlamentosu Maliye Komisyonu Kürt Üyesi Ehmed Sefar, Erbil-Bağdat arasındaki anlaşmanın hayat bulması için taraflar arası siyasi bir mutabakatta ihtiyaç olduğunu söyledi. Irak Parlamentosu PDK Parlamenteri Ehmed Sefar, Bağdat-Erbil hüküme ...

Erbil: Anlaşmanın olduğu gibi uygulanmalı

Ufkumuz Haber - 2019-12-05 03:00
Erbil: Anlaşmanın olduğu gibi uygulanmalıBaşbakan Mesrur Barzani, Kürdistan Bölgesi hükümeti ile Bağdat arasında varılan anlaşmanın olduğu gibi uygulanmasından yana olduklarını söyledi. ...

Iraqi Parliament to Discuss Recent Developments on Thursday

BAS News - 2019-12-05 01:27
ERBIL - Iraqi Council of Representatives will hold a session on Thursday to discuss the recent developments among other related topics. BasNews has learned that the parliament will discuss the formation of a new electoral commission and the plans to amen ...

Yezidi Girl Liberated from IS

BAS News - 2019-12-05 01:27
ERBIL - A Yezidi girl was liberated on Wednesday from the Islamic State (IS) captivity in Syria, several years after she was kidnapped by the insurgents, Kurdistan Region’s special office for Yezidi abductee affairs said. Speaking to BasNews, Hussein Qa’ ...

KRG's Council of Ministers Discuss Federal Budget

BAS News - 2019-12-05 01:27
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Region's Council of Ministers convened on Wednesday to discuss the talks between Erbil and Baghdad on the 2020 budget bill. Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Masrour Barzani chaired the meeting and welcomed the efforts to strengthen t ...

Car Bomb Targets Turkish Convoy in North of Syria

BAS News - 2019-12-05 01:27
ERBIL - A car bomb explosion on Wednesday targeted a convoy of the Turkish forces in an area of northern Syria under the control of the Ankara-backed Syrian Islamist rebels. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said in a statement that the incident to ...

Chinese language department opened at Iraqi Kurdistan’s Salahaddin University

E-Kurd - 2019-12-05 00:58
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— A Chinese Language department has been opened on Tuesday at Salahuddin University in Erbil, the capital city of Iraqi Kurdistan Region. Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) Minister of Higher Education and Scienti ...

President Barzani Receives Leaders of the Kurdish National Council in Syria

KRG-Spain - 2019-12-05 00:56
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 2 December 2019 The President of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani met with the leader of the Kurdish National Council in Syria, Saud Mala, and his accompanying delegation. President Barzani stressed on the importance of unit ...

Khanaqin: IS Attacks Peshmerga, Casualties Reported

BAS News - 2019-12-04 22:17
ERBIL - The Islamic State (IS) jihadists carried out an attack on the Kurdistan Region's Peshmerga forces in the disputed town of Khanaqin on Wednesday night, with casualties reported. Jimoor Rostam, a Peshmerga commander in the area, confirmed to BasNew ...

Despite PM's Resignation, Iraqi Protesters Stay on Streets

BAS News - 2019-12-04 21:20
ERBIL - Although Prime Minister Adil Abdul Mahdi has resigned from Iraq's premiership, protesters have so far remained determined to stay on the streets, with the death toll continuing to rise. Iraq's High Commission of Human Rights said on Wednesday tha ...

Başbakan, ABD'nin Bağdat Büyükelçisi Tueller ile görüştü

BAS News - 2019-12-04 21:20
BasNews- Kürdistan Bölgesi Başbakanı Mesrur Barzani, ABD’nin Bağdat Büyükelçisi Matthew Tueller ile bir araya geldi. ABD’nin Erbil Başkonsolosu Stefan Fagin’in de hazır bulunduğu görüşmede, Irak’taki protesto gösterileri ve Adil Abdulmehdi’nin istifasını ...

Iraqi Kurdistan bans incantation, sorcery and jinn removal

E-Kurd - 2019-12-04 20:38
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Ministry of Interior has instituted a ban on magic, incantation, sorcery, and removing jinn from people’s bodies in Iraqi Kurdistan Region, according to an official directive. In a communiqué dated December 1, ...

Iraqi Kurdistan parliament approves of amendments to land ownership bill

E-Kurd - 2019-12-04 20:38
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament on Wednesday approved amendments to a land ownership bill after it was reviewed and returned to the chamber by the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG). The legislation passed with 74 lawm ...

Young Kurdish Woman Found Dead in Central Baghdad

BAS News - 2019-12-04 20:37
ERBIL — A young Kurdish woman, who took part in the ongoing protests in the Iraqi capital city, was found dead in central Baghdad. Zahra Ali was abducted three days before her body was discovered by the police. The cause of death seems to be a shot to he ...

Iran Ready for Talks with US If Sanctions are Lifted: Rouhani

BAS News - 2019-12-04 20:37
ERBIL — The Islamic Republic of Iran is ready to engage in negotiations over its nuclear program if the United States lifts the sanctions and ends the economic pressure against Iran, said President Hassan Rouhani. "If they are prepared to put aside the s ...

Syrian Kurdish Forces Arrest Man Helping IS Detainees Escape al-Hol Camp

BAS News - 2019-12-04 20:37
ERBIL — The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) announced on Wednesday the capture of a man who is accused of smuggling the Islamic State (IS) detainees out of al-Hol Camp in north of Syria. Al-Hol Camp is home to 73,000 detained members of IS and ...

Iraqi Parliament Speaker Asks President to Nominate New PM in 15 Days

BAS News - 2019-12-04 20:37
ERBIL — Iraq’s Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halbousi on Wednesday officially requested the country’s President Barham Salih to nominate a new prime minister within 15 days. The request comes after Adil Abdul Mahdi resigned from premiership over the wee ...

PM Barzani, US Ambassador Discuss Unrest in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-12-04 20:37
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Masrour Barzani on Wednesday received a US diplomatic delegation led by Ambassador Matthew Tueller in Erbil. Barzani and the US top diplomat in Iraq discussed the latest developments in Iraq, including the ongoing ...

Iran Warns Its Pilgrims to Remain cautious While Visiting Iraq

BAS News - 2019-12-04 13:24
ERBIL — The Iranian government on Wednesday warned its people to stay cautious when visiting Iraq for pilgrimage in the holy Shia cities of Karbala and Najaf. The government issued a list of instructions for the pilgrims, urging them to stay away from pr ...
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