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KRG Condemns Assassination of Journalist Couple in Sulaymaniyah

BAS News - 2019-10-16 22:22
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) strongly condemned the assassination of two Kurdish journalists, wife and husband, together with their son in Sulaymaniyah. “Kurdistan Regional Government denounced the criminal act against a journalist wor ...

KRG Cabinet Discusses Food Security, Agriculture Development

BAS News - 2019-10-16 15:22
ERBIL — The Council of Ministers of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) convened on Wednesday to discuss cabinet priorities, with the main emphasize on discussions around food security and measures to develop agriculture sector. During today’s meetin ...

Turkish assault on Syrian Kurds weakens Iraq’s divided Kurds

E-Kurd - 2019-10-16 14:26
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— A Turkish border offensive against Kurdish forces in Syrian Kurdistan will further weaken Iraq’s divided Kurds next door and embolden regional rivals who have one thing in common – they want no Kurdish state. The a ...

KRG's Commercial Delegation to Visit Belgium

BAS News - 2019-10-15 23:52
ERBIL - A delegation from the Kurdistan Region's Chamber of Commerce and Industry will visit Belgium next week, Kurdistan Regional Government's (KRG) representative to the European Parliament, Dlawar Azhgayi, said on Tuesday. Talking to BasNews, Azhgayi ...

KRG Committed to Attract Foreign Investors through Economy Diversification: PM

BAS News - 2019-10-15 22:44
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) is committed to attract foreign investors by diversifying its economy, said Prime Minister Masrour Barzani on Tuesday. Barzani made the remarks during a meeting with a delegation from the US-Kurdistan Busin ...

Barzani, EU Envoy Discuss Latest Regional Developments

BAS News - 2019-10-15 17:12
ERBIL - Kurdish prominent leader and former President of the Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, received on Tuesday the new European Union ambassador to Iraq Martin Huth to discuss a range of subjects. Barzani and Huth, during their meeting in Kurdistan R ...

KRG Receives First Group of Refugees Escaping Turkey’s Syria Offensive

BAS News - 2019-10-14 17:08
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) received on Monday the first group of refugees from Syria, as Turkey has intensified its offensive against the Kurdish forces in northeast of the country. The KRG said in a statement that they are expecting ...

KRG Preparing for Any Possible Exodus of Syrian Kurds: Official

BAS News - 2019-10-11 00:37
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Regional Government is making all preparations to take in Kurds escaping from the Syrian Kurdish areas after the start of the Turkish military operation in the area, said a Kurdish official. On Wednesday, the Turkish army together w ...

KRG Holds Emergency Meeting to Discuss Ongoing Developments in Iraq and Syria

BAS News - 2019-10-09 20:28
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) held a meeting on Wednesday, which was chaired by Prime Minister Masrour Barzani, to discuss the recent developments in Syria and “threats to Iraq’s stability." Concerning the latest affairs in Syria, "Prim ...

KRG’s statement on the recent developments across Western Kurdistan

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-10-09 01:43
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga “The Kurdistan Regional Government is deeply concerned by the United States’ decision to withdraw from the safe zone in northeastern Syria and by reports of a potential unilateral military operation by Turkey. The gove ...

KRG Warns of Implications Beyond Syria’s Borders Upon Military Escalations

BAS News - 2019-10-08 19:45
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has been "deeply concerned" over a decision by Washington to withdraw its forces from northeastern Syria, and a possible operation by Turkey against the Kurdish forces in the region. While the White House h ...

Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov arrives in Iraqi Kurdistan, meets with officials

E-Kurd - 2019-10-08 12:09
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov arrived Iraqi Kurdistan capital city of Erbil on late Monday, following his visit to Baghdad and was received by Prime Minister of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Masrour ...

KRG Delegation to Visit Baghdad Today

BAS News - 2019-10-08 09:28
ERBIL - A delegation from the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) is scheduled to travel to Baghdad today (October 8 to discuss the cescus ahead of the provincial elections. According to the information BasNews has learned, the delegation includes offici ...

ONU reconoce que “se prepara para lo peor” ante una invasión militar de Turquía en el norte de Siria

Kurdistan America Latina - 2019-10-08 03:24
El coordinador regional de Naciones Unidas para la crisis siria, […] La entrada ONU reconoce que “se prepara para lo peor” ante una invasión militar de Turquía en el norte de Siria aparece primero en Kurdistan America Latina. ...

PM Barzani Meets with Parliament, KRG Officials, Discuss Reform Bill

BAS News - 2019-10-07 22:50
ERBIL - Prime Minister Masrour Barzani met with senior officials from the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and the autonomous region's parliament to review a draft bill of reforms. During the meeting, parliamentary officials, known as the Committee of ...

A delegation from the Kurdistan Regional Government visits Baghdad

Kurdiu - 2019-10-07 22:41

KRG, Kurdistan Parliament to Meet on Monday

BAS News - 2019-10-06 23:59
ERBIL - Representatives from the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and the Kurdistan Region Parliament will meet on Monday for talks on a "reform bill," said a lawmaker. Mohammed Sa'dadin, an MP, told BasNews that the two sides will hold the meeting at ...

High chance of PUK withdrawing from Iraqi Kurdistan government: official

E-Kurd - 2019-10-06 18:20
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— A member of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan’s (PUK) political bureau said on Saturday that there is a high chance that the PUK would withdraw from Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government if they do not reach an agreement ...

KRG to Spare no Efforts to Help Yezidis Return to Their Hometowns: Kurdistan President

BAS News - 2019-10-05 20:42
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) will spare no efforts to help the Yezidis to return to their places of origin, said President Nechirvan Barzani on Saturday. Barzani, in a message to congratulate the Yezidis on their religious holidays kno ...

Kurdistan rejects call from Iraqi federal government to suspend Internet: ministry

E-Kurd - 2019-10-04 17:54
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Kurdistan regional Government’s (KRG) Ministry of Transportation and Communications said on Thursday that it had rejected a call by the federal government to cut off the internet in the Kurdistan region. In res ...

Iraqi Kurdistan authorities shut down ‘Hitler’ restaurant until owner changes name

E-Kurd - 2019-10-03 19:14
DUHOK, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdish authorities have shut down a restaurant in Iraqi Kurdistan’s Duhok province and have asked the owner to change the controversial name “Hitler Restaurant.” A source from the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) told ...

Iraqi Kurdistan prevents Arabs from returning home, HRW says

E-Kurd - 2019-10-03 19:14
BEIRUT,— The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) is preventing about 4,200 Sunni Arabs from returning home to 12 villages east of Mosul in Iraq’s Kurdistan region, Human Rights Watch said on Friday. More than three years after the Hamdaniya district was ...

KRG to Dispatch Delegation to Baghdad for Budget, Census Talks

BAS News - 2019-10-03 06:35
ERBIL — A high-level delegation from the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) will visit Baghdad next Tuesday, KRG envoy in the Iraqi capital said. Speaking to BasNews, Faris Isa said the delegation will meet with the Iraqi counterparts to discuss Erbil c ...

Iraqi Kurdistan halts import of vehicles manufactured before 2018

E-Kurd - 2019-10-03 06:22
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Interior Ministry decided on Wednesday to suspend the importation of vehicles manufactured before 2018 and mandated that imported used vehicles must carry Certificate of Co ...

Iraqi Kurdistan’s income from customs approximately $5 billion per year: official

E-Kurd - 2019-10-03 06:22
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Head of the Iraqi Border Crossing Board Kadhim al-Iqabi estimated on Friday that the customs income collected by Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) is approximately $5 billion per year, but said that activit ...

Iraqi president Barham Salih meets senior officials in Erbil

E-Kurd - 2019-10-03 06:22
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi President Barham Salih arrived in the Kurdistan Regional capital Erbil on Tuesday evening at the head of a delegation sent to discuss oil, the budget, and territorial disputes – hot topics that have long caus ...

Prime Minister Barzani chairs meeting to discuss government priorities

KRG-Spain - 2019-10-03 03:54
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) – Prime Minister Masrour Barzani today chaired a meeting of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) to discuss a range of key priorities. The meeting approved an essential overhaul of the Kurdistan Region’s taxation ...

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

KRG-Spain - 2019-10-03 03:54
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 ...

EU Head of Liaison Office Ms. Clarisse PASZTORY ends her tenure in Erbil

KRG-Spain - 2019-08-29 00:01
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Head of the European Union Liaison Office Mr. Clarisse PASZTORY met at the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Department of Foreign Relations (DFR) Minister Safeen Dizayee Head of DFR on the occasion of compl ...

KIU bloc: Kurdistan Regional Government is not transparent

Kurdiu - 2019-08-24 16:06

KIU bloc meets with the Minister of Finance of the Kurdistan Regional Government

Kurdiu - 2019-08-22 22:08

Iraqi Kurdistan government planning to reform its hiring process: spokesperson

E-Kurd - 2019-08-20 17:24
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Spokesperson for Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Jutyar Adil has said that the government is planning to reform its hiring process, using new forms and methods. Adil, who recently replaced Safin Dizayee a ...

Kurdistan Regional Government announces Eid al - Adha holiday

Kurdiu - 2019-08-09 06:37

Genel Energy confident on Bina Bawi talks with Iraqi Kurdistan authorities

E-Kurd - 2019-08-06 12:08
LONDON,— Iraqi Kurdistan-focused Genel Energy said it is confident it is making progress on its Bina Bawi gas project as it holds talks with the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) over exact terms. It wrote down $424 million at the Miran field in March ...

President of the Kurdistan Region Receives A Delegation of the United Nations.

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2019-08-04 20:12
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 30 July 2019 – President of the Kurdistan Region received A delegation of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) headed by Dr Luay Shabana, Regional Director of the Fund. In the meeting, Dr Shabana presented a brief on his vi ...

Appeal against embargo to Iraqi and Regional parliaments

ANF - 2019-08-02 14:48
The Martyr Rustem Cudi Refugee Camp administration has appealed to the Iraqi and Kurdistan Regional Governments against the embargo. ...

How Iraqi Kurdistan intelligence agencies damaged Dr. Farhad Pirbal’s brain

E-Kurd - 2019-08-01 18:20
Araz Barwari | Exclusive to Ekurd.net Farhad Pirbal is an author and intellectual of Kurdish literature. He is well known for his criticism of the Iraqi Kurdish regional government (KRG) particularly against politicians of Barzani and Talabani families. ...

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 ...

Kurdistan Regional Government to form two committees to dialogue with Baghdad

Kurdiu - 2019-07-30 17:13

Commission of Integrity calls on Iraqi Kurdistan gov’t to establish anti-corruption judicial court

E-Kurd - 2019-07-30 12:47
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan’s Commission of Integrity on Monday submitted a request to the new Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) cabinet to establish a court of justice focused solely on corruption cases. Musheer Ibrahim, th ...

Iraqi Kurdistan ministry ‘plans’ to build a railway network across the Kurdish region

E-Kurd - 2019-07-29 20:36
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— A Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) ministry has announced plans for an inter-province railway for Iraqi Kurdistan, as part of a wider regeneration of the Region’s transport network. “One of the plans of the reco ...

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 ...

Safeen Dizayee takes office as the New Head of KRG Department of Foreign Relations

KRG-Spain - 2019-07-24 00:00
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – In a meeting with the senior Kurdistan Regional Government officials at the KRG Department of Foreign Relations on Sunday 21 July, Minister Safeen Dizayee assumed office as the new Head of the KRG Department o ...

Bodies of 94 Yazidis exhumed from mass grave in Iraq’s Sinjar

E-Kurd - 2019-07-22 21:55
SINJAR, Northwest Iraq,— The bodies of 94 Yazidis killed by Islamic State (ISIS) militants have been recovered by a joint team of Iraqi and Kurdistan Regional Government specialists from a mass grave in Kocho village in Sinjar district. The federal Natio ...

Iraqi Kurdistan arrests suspected shooter of Turkish diplomat

E-Kurd - 2019-07-21 06:09
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdish authorities announced Saturday they had arrested two suspects involved in the murder of three people, including a Turkish diplomat, in the regional capital Erbil this week. The diplomat was one of at ...

Iraqi Kurdistan arrests Turkish lawmaker's brother for assassination of diplomat

Reuters - 2019-07-20 23:07
Security services in Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdish region said on Saturday they had arrested the brother of a lawmaker serving in the Turkish parliament for the assassination of a Turkish diplomat in the Iraqi Kurdish regional capital Erbil. ...

Statement of the Kurdistan Regional Government

Kurdiu - 2019-07-20 21:48

Kurdistan PM Masrour Barzani arrives in Iraqi capital for talks

E-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 ...

The delegation of the Kurdistan Regional Government meets with the three presidencies in Baghdad

Kurdiu - 2019-07-16 17:12

Iraqi Kurdistan’s electricity ministry ‘planning’ to provide 24-hour power supply

E-Kurd - 2019-07-13 13:27
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Ministry of Electricity in the new cabinet of Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) is planning to provide 24-hour power to the region’s residents, an official said on Friday. Director of Electricity Contro ...

Washington Institute: Gorran and the End of Populism in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq

Justice for Kurds - 2019-07-12 03:43
After months of back and forth, the leading parties of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG)—the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK)—are engaged in negotiations to finalize the cabinet, which must be completed by ...

New KRG Prime Minister Promises to Strengthen the Region and Introduce Widespread Reforms following Inauguration

KRG-Spain - 2019-07-12 00:02
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) – The Kurdistan Parliament has confirmed Mr Masrour Barzani’s appointment as Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), together with the ministerial cabinet. Following his inauguration, Prime Minist ...

New Kurdistan PM says priority is stronger Baghdad ties, rather than independence

E-Kurd - 2019-07-11 16:53
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Two years after a failed independence bid plunged Iraq’s Kurdistan Region into months of instability, the new regional prime minister said his priority was strengthening ties with Baghdad, signalling dreams of self ...

Exclusive: New Kurdish PM says priority is stronger Baghdad ties, rather than independence

Reuters - 2019-07-10 18:18
Two years after a failed independence bid plunged Iraq's Kurdistan Region into months of instability, the new regional prime minister said his priority was strengthening ties with Baghdad, signalling dreams of self-rule should be put on hold. ...

“Government and KDP lead the invasion”

ANF - 2019-07-10 14:14
Citizens of Derbendixan said the Kurdistan Regional Government led the invasion and added: “The Turkish state is invading Bashur as per the deal they made with the KDP.” ...

Masrour Barzani submits final slate of Kurdistan cabinet nominees

E-Kurd - 2019-07-08 20:18
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani submitted nominations for ministerial positions to the Kurdistan Parliament on Monday. The list of all candidates has been submitted to t ...

Kurdistan Parliament to Vote on New KRG Cabinet This Week

BAS News - 2019-07-08 11:00
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament has set a voting session for Wednesday this week to recognize the new cabinet of Kurdistan Regional Government. According to an official statement by the legislative, lawmakers are invited to a regular session at 11:00 ...

Gorran Officially Submits List of Nominees for New KRG Cabinet

BAS News - 2019-07-07 20:05
ERBIL — Change Movement (Gorran) officially submitted on Sunday the finalized list of its candidates for the next cabinet of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG). According to media reports confirmed by Gorran, the party has sent the list if future minist ...

PUK Ready with Nominees for next KRG Cabinet: Spokesperson

BAS News - 2019-07-07 01:27
ERBIL — The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) finalized the list of its nominees for the next cabinet of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), said party spokesperson Latif Omar. PUK politburo held a lengthy meeting on Saturday, during which is has denie ...

Kurdistan Regional Parliament condemns Turkish invasion

ANF - 2019-07-06 15:35
A session held in the Kurdistan Regional Parliament condemned the Turkish state’s invasion attacks against Bashur. ...

Gorran to Submit List of Candidates for KRG Ministries Within 24 Hours

BAS News - 2019-07-06 15:30
ERBIL — The Change Movement (Gorran) will send the finalized list of candidates for the next cabinet of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) to Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani within the next 24 hours, said MP Jalal Mohammad Amin. Gorran National ...

PUK to Finalize List of Candidates for KRG Ministries Today

BAS News - 2019-07-06 12:49
ERBIL — Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) leadership is set to hold a meeting today (6th July) during which the party is expected to finalize the list of its candidates for the ministerial posts at the next cabinet of the Kurdistan Regional Government ( ...

Gorran Decides on Ministerial Candidates

BAS News - 2019-07-05 16:33
ERBIL — The Change Movement (Gorran) is almost done with the finalized list of candidates for the ministerial posts at the next cabinet of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG). Party’s National Assembly convened on Friday to select the candidates from the ...

Gorran to Finalize Candidates for KRG Cabinet on Friday: Source

BAS News - 2019-07-04 14:26
ERBIL — The Change Movement (Gorran) will most likely finalize the list of its candidates for the ministerial posts at the next cabinet of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) by Friday (5th July), said a source. In this regard, party’s National Assembly ...

15 MPs in Hewler demand 'session' against Turkish invasion

ANF - 2019-07-04 14:14
15 members of the Kurdistan Regional Parliament appealed to hold a session on the invasion attacks against Bashur. ...

PKK acts in Iraqi Kurdistan ‘not acceptable’: KRG spokesperson

E-Kurd - 2019-07-03 15:58
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The actions of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) are not “acceptable” and require the public to stand against the group, the spokesperson of Barzani-led Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) has said. The K ...

New KRG Cabinet to Receive Parliament Confidence Before Deadline: MP

BAS News - 2019-07-03 12:27
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament will most likely convene on 11th July to vote on the new cabinet of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), said MP Zana Mala Khalid. Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani was tasked to form the new cabinet last month ...

Turkey Has Iraq’s Permission to Attack PKK in Kurdistan: KRG Spokesperson

BAS News - 2019-07-03 11:27
ERBIL — The Iraqi government has allowed the Turkish army to conduct military attacks deep into the Kurdistan Region territories against the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), said Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) spokesperson. Turkey has recently steppe ...

Kurdish student in Poland successfully defends master’s thesis on legality of Kurdistan referendum

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-02 00:57
Lehat Salah Rasheed (left) poses for a photo with Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Representative in Poland Ziyad Raoof after presenting him with his two master's theses. (Photo: Facebook/KRG Poland) ...

Legitimacy of Kurdistan Independence Referendum: Kurdish Student Defends MA Thesis in Poland

BAS News - 2019-07-01 21:21
ERBIL - A Kurdish student in Poland was successful in defending his master's thesis titled as "The Political Legitimacy of the Kurdistan Region’s 2017 Referendum on Independence," the Kurdistan Regional Government's (KRG) representation office in Poland ...

PKK says Iraqi Kurdistan gov’t statement will pave way for legitimizing Turkish attacks

E-Kurd - 2019-07-01 17:36
QANDIL MOUNTAINS,— The political wing of Kurdistan Workers’ Party PKK, the Kurdistan Communities Union KCK, said in a statement on Sunday that Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) response to last week’s deadly Turkish airstrikes would pave the wa ...

UNSC Welcomes Progress in Kurdistan Government-Formation Talks

BAS News - 2019-07-01 11:21
ERBIL — The United Nations Security Council has welcomed the progress in the ongoing negotiations between political parties towards the formation of the new cabinet of Kurdistan Regional Government. A large delegation from the Security Council visited Ir ...

KRG Expresses Concern over Turkey-PKK Clashes Leaving Civilian Casualties

BAS News - 2019-06-29 11:14
ERBIL — Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has expressed “deep” concern over the continued military confrontations between Turkey and Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) on its territories which resulted in civilian casualties. Earlier this week, Turkish war ...

“KDP is accomplice to the Turkish attacks on South Kurdistan”

ANF - 2019-06-28 17:00
Sheikh Maqsoud people protested the Turkish attacks on South Kurdistan and the silence of the Kurdistan regional government. ...

Iraqi Kurdistan still divided after 29 years

E-Kurd - 2019-06-28 11:44
Farhang Faraydoon Namdar | The Jerusalem Post Negotiations for the next cabinet of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) have lasted longer than any since 2005. Despite numerous meetings and agreements, the future of the eighth cabinet is still vague. ...

Gorran Meeting to Finalize Ministerial Candidates Delayed

BAS News - 2019-06-27 11:48
ERBIL — The Change Movement (Gorran) has delayed a Thursday meeting which was supposed to finalize the list of its candidates for ministerial posts at the next cabinet of the Kurdistan Regional Government. A senior party member told BasNews on Wednesday ...

Gorran to Submit Nominees for Next KRG Cabinet on Thursday

BAS News - 2019-06-26 11:56
ERBIL — The Change Movement (Gorran) is expected to submit the list of nominees for ministerial posts at the next cabinet of the Kurdistan Regional Government on Thursday, a senior member said. Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani previously met with ...

Masrour Barzani’s Office Rejects Reports on KRG Cabinet Candidates

BAS News - 2019-06-24 19:10
ERBIL — The press office of Kurdistan Region Prime Minister-designate, Masrour Barzani, rejected on Monday the media reports on several alleged candidates for ministerial posts in the next cabinet of Kurdistan Regional Government. “Some local media outle ...

Barzani discusses steps to form a government with British parliamentary delegation

Waar Media - 2019-06-23 22:53
WAAR_DUHOK Barzani met the delegation of the parties of the British Parliament, and discussed with them about the steps of the formation of the new cabinet of the Kurdistan Regional Government, and the delegation ensured the continuation of relations bet ...

Gorran Almost Ready with List of Candidates for KRG Cabinet

BAS News - 2019-06-23 14:17
ERBIL — The Change Movement (Gorran) is just about to finalize the list of its candidates for ministerial posts in the next Kurdistan Regional Cabinet. Kamil Qader, a senior member of the party, told BasNews on Sunday that Gorran will most likely submit ...

Turkmens, Christians get ministerial position in new Iraqi Kurdistan cabinet: officials

E-Kurd - 2019-06-23 13:30
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Turkmen parliamentary grouping has secured a ministerial position in the new cabinet of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), the Turkmen Front said on Saturday. Head of the Turkmen Front caucus in the Kurdi ...

PUK to Finalize Candidates for KRG Cabinet Within Days: Leading Member

BAS News - 2019-06-23 12:02
ERBIL — Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) leadership is set to hold a meeting next week and finalize the list of its candidates for ministerial posts at the next Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) cabinet, a leading member said. PM-designate Masrour Ba ...

PM-Designate Barzani Meets with Turkmen, Christian Parties to Discuss KRG Cabinet

BAS News - 2019-06-22 15:52
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani held a series of meetings on Saturday with Turkmen and Christian political parties to invite them to the next cabinet of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG). Barzani begin his tour meeting ...

Kurdistan President lauds relations with Turkey

Waar Media - 2019-06-22 14:20
WAAR_DUHOK A new phase of relations will start between Turkey and Iraq, Nechirvan Barzani, newly elected president of the Kurdish Regional Government. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met on Friday with Barzani, who has arrived in Istanbul in his f ...

Turkmen Front to Have a Minister in Next KRG Cabinet

BAS News - 2019-06-22 13:28
ERBIL — The Turkmen Front Party will join the new cabinet of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), party leader said on Saturday. Aidin Marouf told BasNews that his party will have the KRG’s minister of state for minority affairs. Earlier the day, Mar ...

PM-Designate Begins New Round of Talks over Next Cabinet

BAS News - 2019-06-22 10:57
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani began a new round of talks with political parties on Saturday to discuss the next cabinet of Kurdistan Regional Government. Barzani held a meeting with four Turkmen parties on Saturday m ...

UK Committed to Working with New KRG: FM

BAS News - 2019-06-20 21:29
ERBIL - UK Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Jeremy Hunt said on Thursday that his government is committed to working with the future Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), sending a congratulatory message to Masrour Barzani on his election as the PM- ...

Kurdistan President Nechirvan Barzani Arrives in Baghdad to Meet Iraqi Officials

Waar Media - 2019-06-20 17:05
WAAR_DUHOK KRG’s President Nechirvan Barzni accompanied by a Kurdistan Regional leadership delegation arrived in Baghdad on Thursday in an official visit. President Barzani is expected to meet with each of Barham Salih President of Iraq, Adil Abdul-Mahdi ...

Masrour Barzani Receives Chief of OSC-I to Review Regional Developments

BAS News - 2019-06-19 16:30
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) Chancellor Masrour Barzani received on Wednesday a delegation led by Chief of Office of Security Cooperation – Iraq, Brigadier General Gregory Kreuder, in Erbil, where they discussed the latest security de ...

Kurdistan Islamic Group KIG won’t participate in new government: leader

E-Kurd - 2019-06-19 14:37
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Kurdistan Islamic Group KIG [Komal] leader Ali Bapir said on Tuesday the party would not participate in the new cabinet of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG). The party’s leader said in a press conference tha ...

Gorran to Finalize Ministers Nominations by Next Week: MP

BAS News - 2019-06-19 14:35
ERBIL — The Change Movement (Gorran) is most likely to finalize the list of its nominees for the ministerial posts of the next cabinet of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) by next week, a lawmaker said. Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani on Monda ...

“The new government should take responsibility against invasion”

ANF - 2019-06-18 14:46
Hasim Mufid protested the Kurdistan Region’s silence against the Turkish state’s invasion attacks and said, “The Kurdistan Regional Government remains silent because of their special interests. The new government’s cabinet must take responsibility." ...

Iraqi federal supreme court holds additional hearing on Kurdistan oil export lawsuit

E-Kurd - 2019-06-18 12:27
BAGHDAD,— Iraq’s federal Supreme Court held another session over a previous lawsuit filed by the Iraqi oil ministry against the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) natural resources ministry over the latter’s independent oil exports. The court announced ...

Efforts to form the Kurdistan Regional Government before the end of this month

Kurdiu - 2019-06-18 03:29

President of the Kurdistan Region tasks Masrour Barzani to form the new KRG cabinet

KRG-Spain - 2019-06-18 00:02
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – President of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani has tasked Masrour Barzani, as Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government, to form the ninth ministerial cabinet, in the presence of the Speaker ...

Masrour Barzani: negotiations to form the new government began

Waar Media - 2019-06-16 12:41
WAAR_DUHOK Visited the candidate in charge of the formation of the Kurdistan Regional Government, “Masrour Barzani,” the political bureau of the Kurdistan Democratic Party and a compromise on the formation of the new cab. Barzani’s visits to form the gov ...

PM-Designate Masrour Barzani Kicks Off Government-Formation Talks

BAS News - 2019-06-16 11:51
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani began the talks over the next cabinet of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) on Sunday. For his first meeting, Barzani visited the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) politburo to discuss the ...

Masrour Barzani, New US Envoy Discuss KRG's Future Agenda

BAS News - 2019-06-15 20:22
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani received on Saturday the new US Ambassador to Iraq Matthew Tueller for talks on future agenda of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG). "Fruitful exchange today with new US Ambassador to ...

Gorran’s participation in new Kurdistan govt does not mean ‘be silent’ about corruption: MP

E-Kurd - 2019-06-15 10:58
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Head of the Change Movement (Gorran) caucus in Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament Ali Hama Salih said on Friday his party’s participation in the new Kurdistan regional Government (KRG) cabinet did not mean our lawmakers sh ...

Secretary-General of the UN calls for accelerating the formation of the Kurdistan Regional Governmen…

Kurdiu - 2019-06-14 03:09

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