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Kurdish politician Barham Salih elected as new president of Iraq

E-Kurd - 2018-10-03 00:07
BAGHDAD,— Iraq’s parliament on Tuesday elected Kurdish politician from the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan PUK, Dr. Barham Salih, as new president of Iraq, winning the second round of voting. Salih routed his main rival Fuad Hussein with 219 votes to 22, de ...

KDP’s Fuad Hussein Withdraws from Presidential Race

BAS News - 2018-10-02 19:09
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) has withdrawn its nominee from Iraq’s presidential race after the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) violated a previous deal earlier the day. Senior delegations from the KDP and PUK have been holding intense ...

Rudaw: Exclusive interview with Iraq presidential candidate Fuad Hussein

Justice for Kurds - 2018-10-01 08:06
Under Iraq’s constitutional timeline, the parliament in Baghdad must select its president by October 3. The post, which has traditionally gone to a Kurd since the fall of the Baathist regime, is largely a race between two leading candidates – the Patrioti ...

Former French FM Says Fuad Hussein “Best Candidate” for Iraqi President

BAS News - 2018-09-30 12:00
ERBIL — Former French Foreign Minister, Bernard Kouchner, said he believes that Fuad Hussein is “the best candidate” for the position of Iraq’s president. Hussein is nominated by the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) to run for president. He previously se ...

Iraqi PM, KDP Presidential Nominee Meet in Baghdad

BAS News - 2018-09-29 20:37
ERBIL - Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi received the Kurdish ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party's (KDP) nominee for the Iraqi presidency Fuad Hussein for talks on the latest developments on the issue. According to a statement by the Iraqi premier's office, the p ...

Former Iraqi Parliament Speaker Support KDP’s Nominee for Presidency

BAS News - 2018-09-27 14:51
ERBIL — Iraqi Sunni politician and former parliament speaker, Salim al-Jabouri, said that Fuad Hussein, Kurdistan Democratic Party’s (KDP) nominee for the position of Iraqi president, has his support. Fuad Hussein, who previously served as the chief of s ...

Maliki Supports KDP’s Candidate for Iraqi President

BAS News - 2018-09-26 15:32
ERBIL — Iraqi Shi’ite politician and the leader of State of Law Coalition, Nouri al-Maliki, has thrown force behind Fuad Hussein, Kurdistan Democratic Party’s (KDP) candidate, for the position of Iraq’s president. It came after the KDP disagreed with Bar ...

President Barzani: We fully support Dr. Fuad Hussein to Iraqi presidency

Waar Media - 2018-09-24 12:47
WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) President Masoud Barzani with “full force” will support Fuad Hussein for the Iraqi presidency because of his “competence.” “Concerning the appointing of the KDP candidate for the post of the Iraqi president, w ...

KDP Politburo: Fuad Hussein is our nominate for Iraqi presidency

Waar Media - 2018-09-24 08:58
WAAR-DUHOK: The ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) on Sunday officially nominated Fuad Hussein, who previously served as Kurdistan Region Presidency Chief of Staff, for the position of the Iraqi president. Iraqi media reported that the KDP concluded ...

KDP Nominates Fuad Hussein for Iraq’s Presidency: Report

BAS News - 2018-09-23 15:05
ERBIL — The ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) on Sunday officially nominated Fuad Hussein, who previously served as Kurdistan Region Presidency Chief of Staff, for the position of Iraqi president. Iraqi media reported that the KDP concluded the off ...

Salim al-Jabouri Arrives in Erbil

BAS News - 2018-04-08 11:39
ERBIL - Iraqi Parliamentary Speaker Salim al-Jabouri received by Kurdish officials in Erbil on Sunday morning. He was welcomed by Chief of Staff of the Kurdistan Region Presidency Fuad Hussein at the Erbil International airport. According to sources, the ...

Iraqi Foreign Minister and KRG Chief of Staff Discuss the Fate of Kurdistan

The American University of Kurdistan - 2018-03-15 02:01
Duhok, Iraqi Kurdistan – April 12, 2017 – Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim Al-Jafaari paid a visit to The American University of Kurdistan. He joined KRG Chief of Staff to the President Fuad Hussein for a panel discussion titled “Contemporary Political Agen ...

Abadi Reluctant to Discuss Budget Bill Before Elections: MP

BAS News - 2018-03-01 00:45
ERBIL — Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi is seemingly denying to meet with President Fuad Masum and Parliament Speaker Salim al-Jabouri as planned for talks over the controversial bill of annual budget, said a Kurdish lawmaker. MP Islam Hussein said ...

Kurdistan PM and Pope Francis Meet

BAS News - 2018-01-12 15:11
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani met with Pope Francis on Friday at the Holy See before heading to another meeting with the Vatican officials. Barzani is accompanied by Chief of Staff to Kurdistan Region Presidency, Fuad Hussein, ...

Baghdad Initially Agreed to Lift Sanctions against Kurdistan

BAS News - 2017-10-07 19:48
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani met on Saturday with the Iraqi Vice Presidents in Sulaymaniyah, to agree on lifting Baghdad’s sanctions against Kurdistan. Citing Fuad Hussein, Chief of Staff for Barzani’s office, Kurdistan Region Presid ...

Iraqi North Oil Company Resumes Oil Exports to Ceyhan

BAS News - 2017-08-06 16:02
ERBIL — The state-run North Oil Company (NOC) resumed exporting Kikruk’s oil to Turkey’s Ceyhan port after it was halted earlier today by the Iraqi central government’s decision. Fuad Hussein, a member of the committee for oil and energy affairs in Kirku ...

Iraqi Oil Ministry Halts Kirkuk's Oil Exports to Ceyhan Port

BAS News - 2017-08-06 15:10
ERBIL — The state-run North Oil Company (NOC) was ordered on Sunday by the Iraqi central government to halt its oil exports to Turkey's Ceyhan port. Fuad Hussein, a member of the committee for oil and energy affairs in Kirkuk provincial council, told Kur ...

Massoud Barzani meets with Bulgarian PM Boiko Borisov in Sofia

E-Kurd - 2017-05-31 11:21
SOFIA, Bulgaria,— A KDP delegation, headed by Massoud Barzani met with Boyko Borisov, the Prime Minister of Bulgaria to discuss bilateral ties. The delegation, which includes Barzani’s office head Fuad Hussein, the KDP Security Council’s Masrour Barzani, ...

Barzani Offers Condolences to Egypt on Friday’s Terrorist Attack

BAS News - 2017-05-28 00:08
LODZ — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani’s envoy on Saturday visited Egypt's General Consulate in Erbil to deliver condolences on the death of dozens in a terrorist attack last Friday. Fuad Hussein, Barzani’s Chief of Staff condemned that terrori ...

Kurdistan delegation led by KRG Security Council head to visit Washington

Waar Media - 2017-05-14 17:12
WAAR-DUHOK: The Chancellor of the Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) Masrour Barzani, accompanied by the chief of staff to the Kurdistan Region Presidency (KRP) Fuad Hussein, would visit Washington DC soon to hold a set of meetings with US official ...

Iraqi Kurdistan News in brief – November 2, 2016

E-Kurd - 2016-11-03 03:04
Kurdish official: Top islamic State leader still hiding in Mosul Erbil: Leader of the Islamic State group Abu Bakr Baghdadi is still hiding in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, Fuad Hussein, chief of Massoud Barzani’ office, said. “Baghdadi is there and, ...

PUK further complicating political unrest in region: Fuad Hussein

Waar Media - 2016-09-24 18:42
Waar, Duhok: Fuad Hussein, chief of staff to the Kurdistan Region President, said that the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan was now “officially” divided into two part, thus further complicating the political unrest in the region. Hussein told the Voice of Ame ...

Fuad Hussein meets with PUK, Gorran leaders

Kurd Press - 2016-08-07 00:56
The Chief of Staff to the Kurdistan Region’s Presidency held meetings with leaders from the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) and the Change Movement (Gorran) to discuss ways to resolve political unrest in the Kurdistan Region. ...

Fuad Hussein meets with PUK, Gorran leaders

Kurd Press - 2016-08-02 09:22
The Chief of Staff to the Kurdistan Region’s Presidency held meetings with leaders from the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) and the Change Movement (Gorran) to discuss ways to resolve political unrest in the Kurdistan Region. ...

Gorran delivers its demands to Barzani

Waarmedia - 2016-08-01 16:52
Waar, Duhok: Gorran spokesman Shoresh Haji said he has delivered his party’s opinions and stances to KDP leader Massoud Barzani via Fuad Hussein, Barzani’s presidential envoy to other parties. In a statement to VOA, Haji said that KDP was responsible for ...

Fuad Hussein: „Die Parteien haben sich auf den Artikel 13 geeinigt“

BasNews - 2015-08-28 04:35
BasNews (Redaktion) – Der Kabinettschef des Präsidenten der Kurdischen Regionalregierung (KRG), Fuad Hussein, hat verkündet, dass die Krisensitzung der kurdischen Parteien über die Präsidentschaftswahlen positiv verlaufen ist. Die KRG-Parteien hätten sich ...

Fuad Hussein says Kurds are sure U.S. would arm Peshmerga

Kurd Press - 2015-05-19 11:30
The Chief of Kurdistan Region’s Presidency Office Fuad Hussein stated the U.S. has vowed to arm the Kurdish forces of Peshmerga and has given the necessary guarantees to Erbil government in this regard. ...

Fuad Hussein: Arab Sympathy for IS Translates Into Money

BasNews - 2015-02-22 20:00
ERBIL In an interview with British newspaper The Independent, Fuad Hussein, chief of staff to the President of the Kurdistan Region, has said that donations for smaller Islamist groups fighting the Assad regime in Syria have found their way into the hands ...

Kurds ready to retake Mosul’s control: Fuad Hussein

Kurd Press - 2015-01-28 11:50
The chief of Kurdistan Region Presidency Office Fuad Hussein said the Kurdish forces of Peshmerga are ready to retake the control of the Iraqi second-biggest city of Mosul from the militants of the Islamic State (IS) but need cooperation to defeat th ...

KRG Chief of Staff: Kurdistan has No Sea Border to Breathe

BasNews - 2014-12-18 18:29
ERBIL The Chief of Staff of Kurdistan Region pointed out that Kurdistan Region has all the principles of being an independent country but it is a landlocked region with no sea border. On Wednesday which was the national day of Kurdistan Flag, Fuad Hussein ...

Erbil and Baghdad need cooperation: Fuad Hussein

Kurd Press - 2014-12-06 11:16
The governments of Erbil and Baghdad need cooperation and the recent agreement between the two sides was within their interests, the chief of Kurdistan Region presidency office Fuad Hussein said. ...

Turkey has sent arms to Kurdistan Region: Fuad Hussein

Kurd Press - 2014-11-26 08:04
In addition to training troops, Turkey has sent weapons to the Iraqi Kurdish forces combating the Islamist militants who have swept across large parts of the country, Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Chief of Staff Fuad Hussein has said. ...

Kurds Asks Washington to Send Weapons Directly to Erbil Airport

BasNews - 2014-11-26 02:20
  WASHINGTON An Iraqi Kurdistan delegation is currently in United States capital Washington to gather support for Kurds and pressure the Obama administration to arm Kurds directly Last week, the senior delegation headed by Fuad Hussein, chief of staff to ...

As Kurds Push for Independence, US Pushes Back

Ikjnews - 2014-07-04 13:34
HT john kerry jef 140703 16×9 608 Kurds Push for Independence From Baghdad as US Pushes Back U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry meets with Chief of Staff to the Presidency of the Kurdistan Regional Government Dr. Fuad Hussein at the U.S. read more ...

Kurdish Congress Stalled Over Issues in Syrian Kurdistan

Peyamner - 2013-11-27 09:34
PNA - Fuad Hussein, chief of staff for Kurdistan Region President Massoud Barzani, said that a planned Kurdish Congress has been stalled because of differences among political parties, but mainly over the unfolding events in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava). ...

Delegation of KRG discuss Iraq’s political crisis with US Officials

Peyamner - 2013-04-11 18:58
PNA-The Kurdish delegation while visiting the USA,that Fuad Hussein,the head of the Divan of Kurdistan region ,Dr. Ashti Horami,the minister of the Natural Resources of Kurdistan Region,Dr. Falah Mustafa, the Foreign Ministry of KRG and some other offici ...
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