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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

Chairman of the Board of Trustees of AUK Named Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq

The American University of Kurdistan - 2019-06-14 02:00
Duhok, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, June 11, 2019 – Masrour Barzani, Chairman of The American University of Kurdistan’s Board of Trustees, was named as the new Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government. Following his election to the post of preside ...

KRG Condemns Missile Attack on Saudi Airport

BAS News - 2019-06-13 23:59
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has condemned Wednesday's missile attack carried out by the Yemeni militias of pro-Iranian Houthis on a civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia which left at least 26 people injured. "We strongly condemn ...

Women seek 30 percent share in new Kurdistan Regional Government

Rûdaw - 2019-06-12 23:10

Belgium Reaffims Support for Next KRG

BAS News - 2019-06-12 21:42
ERBIL - Belgium has reaffirmed its "international cooperation" and support for the future Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) which will be led by PM-designate Masrour Barzani. The comments were made by the Belgian Ambassador to Jordan and Iraq Hendrik V ...

Iraqi Kurdistan president tasks PM-designate with forming government

E-Kurd - 2019-06-12 21:10
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Newly elected president of the semi-autonomous Kurdistan region Nechirvan Barzani on Wednesday tasked his cousin Masrour Barzani and Prime Minister designate with forming a new cabinet of the Kurdistan Regional Gov ...

The new president assigns pleased Masrour Barzani to form the Kurdistan Regional Government

Waar Media - 2019-06-12 20:05
WAAR_DUHOK Kurdistan Region President Nezhirvan Barzani, issued a decree to Masrour Barzani in order form the new government cabinet. The commissioning follows the inauguration of Nezhirvan Barzani on the first day of the presidency of the Kurdistan Regi ...

UK Envoy Calls for Greater Role of Women in Next KRG Cabinet

BAS News - 2019-06-12 15:27
ERBIL — British Consul General Martyn Warr has called for larger presence of women in the upcoming cabinet of the Kurdistan Regional Government. Warr released a video message on Wednesday to praise the Kurdistan Region Parliament with 30% female lawmaker ...

Barzani assigned today to form the Kurdistan Regional Government

Kurdiu - 2019-06-12 00:59

Shengal institutions protest the murder of Yazidi man

ANF - 2019-06-07 14:47
Institutions in Shengal issued a statement against the murder of Emin Salih as a result of Turkish state attacks and called on Iraq and Kurdistan Regional Government to object to Turkey’s attacks. ...

Deloitte report on Oil and Gas review in the Iraqi Kurdistan Region – Q4 of 2018

KRG-Spain - 2019-06-04 00:01
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) - Today, Regional Council for Oil and Gas Affairs has published new verified data on the Kurdistan Region’s oil exports, consumption and revenues, covering the period from 1 October 2018 to 31 December 2018, ...

Abdul Mahdi: electing Nechirvan Bazrani the relations will be strengthen

Waar Media - 2019-06-03 20:34
WAAR_DUHOK Iraq Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi congratulated Najirvan Barzani in a congratulatory statement for his election as president of the Kurdistan Region. Kurdistan Regional Parliament elected Nechirvan Barzani as the new presdient of Kurduistan ...

KDP determines the date of formation of the Kurdistan Regional Government

Kurdiu - 2019-05-30 16:46

Prime Minister Barzani meets with UN Envoy

Kurdistan Regional Government - 2019-05-30 02:58

KRG, Iran Exchange More Prisoners

BAS News - 2019-05-30 01:09
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and Iran exchanged on Wednesday more prisoners who had been held on various charges. Based on an agreement between the two sides, Iran is expected to hand over five individuals in exchange for 20 sentenced ...

KRG Introduces New Project for Yezidi Children

BAS News - 2019-05-29 12:05
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) is working on a new project that helps rehabilitation of the Yezidi children who survived Islamic State (IS) brutality. The project mainly includes the Yezidi children who were liberated from the extremist ...

Nechirvan Barzani elected president of Iraqi Kurdistan

The New Mail - 2019-05-29 01:13
Iraqi Kurdish politicians on Tuesday elected Nechirvan Barzani as president of the Kurdistan Regional Government. Mr Barzani received 68 votes out of a possible 111 votes in the Kurdish parliament.… The post Nechirvan Barzani elected president of Iraqi K ...

Nechirvan Barzani es elegido presidente del gobierno regional del Kurdistán iraquí

Kurdistan America Latina - 2019-05-28 20:22
Nechirvan Barzani, del Partido Democrático de Kurdistán (KDP), fue elegido […] La entrada Nechirvan Barzani es elegido presidente del gobierno regional del Kurdistán iraquí aparece primero en Kurdistan America Latina. ...

Barzani Receives Palestinian Consul General in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-05-28 16:18
ERBIL — Kurdish prominent leader and the former president of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, received on Tuesday the Consul General of Palestine in Erbil to discuss the regional politics and bilateral ties. Nazmi Hzouri, the Palestinian diplomat, prais ...

Nechirvan Barzani elected president of Iraqi Kurdistan region

E-Kurd - 2019-05-28 13:27
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Lawmakers in Kurdistan parliament elected Nechirvan Barzani as president of the semi-autonomous Kurdistan Region of Iraq, a spokesman for the regional parliament told Reuters on Tuesday. Barzani, who had been servi ...

Kurdistan Regional Government Announces Eid Aal-Fitr Holidays

Waar Media - 2019-05-27 15:02
WAAR_DUHOK The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) announced a week as holidays of Eid al-Fitr is the next week. The Spokesperson of KRG Safin Dizayi, announced that the holidays will begin on 2nd June till 9th June. During the holidays all government in ...

KRG Orders Internet Blackout to Stop Students Cheating

BAS News - 2019-05-26 13:30
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has ordered a nationwide blockade on internet to prevent students from cheating during finals. Ministry of Telecommunication announced the decision on its official website on Sunday and said the measure was ...

Prime Minister Barzani receives new UAE Consul-General

Kurdistan Regional Government - 2019-05-21 06:30

Formation of the new Kurdistan Regional Government in mid-June

Kurdiu - 2019-05-20 03:39

US Consul General Reviews Latest Regional Developments with PM Barzani

BAS News - 2019-05-19 19:55
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received US Consul General Steve Fagin on Sunday in Erbil to discuss a range of issues related to security and political developments in Kurdistan, Iraq, and the wider region. Barzani and Fagin ex ...

Parliament released five names of candidates for Iraqi Kurdistan presidency

E-Kurd - 2019-05-19 18:50
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament on Sunday announced the official names of the presidential candidates. The Kurdish parliament released five names including current Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nech ...

‘Great leeway’ given to journalists in Iraqi Kurdistan, government says

E-Kurd - 2019-05-18 11:23
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Coordinator for International Advocacy Dindar Zebari has said that a great deal of leeway is given to journalists in Iraqi Kurdistan Region in accordance with the journalism law. ...

Prime Minister Barzani receives Egypt's new Consul to Kurdistan Region

Kurdistan Regional Government - 2019-05-18 00:41

Erbil and Baghdad Sign New Commercial Agreement

BAS News - 2019-05-17 00:37
ERBIL - Officials from the Kurdistan Region's Ministry of Trade have signed a new commercial agreement with their Iraqi counterparts, an official said on Thursday. Talking to BasNews, Nawzad Adham, director general of trade at the Kurdistan Regional Gove ...

Prime Minister Barzani meets Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs

Kurdistan Regional Government - 2019-05-16 17:46

Prime Minister Barzani receives British Ambassador The general situation in the region, political and security stability in Iraq, and the condition of the displaced people in the Kurdistan Region were discussed.

Kurdistan Regional Government - 2019-05-16 17:46

Parliament Warns of Ongoing Arabization of Kurdish Areas in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-05-15 12:22
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament said on Wednesday that the Arabization of Kurdish territories outside the jurisdiction of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) is reaching an alarming level. A day earlier, a group of over one hundred Arabs stormed the ...

Kurdistan Regional and Iraqi Federal governments meet in Erbil

Kurdistan Regional Government - 2019-05-14 20:29

Nechirvan Barzani is Kurdistan presidential candidate of KDP, PUK, Gorran: MP

E-Kurd - 2019-05-14 15:16
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Current Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani is the presidential candidate for the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), and Change Movement ...

Nearly 3,000 Yazidis abducted by Islamic State still missing: KRG official

E-Kurd - 2019-05-13 17:01
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Coordinator for International Advocacy Dindar Zebari said on Sunday that 2,913 out of the 6,284 Yazidis who were abducted by Islamic State (IS/ISIS) militants remain missin ...

KRG Reveals Latest Figures on Yezidi Victims of IS

BAS News - 2019-05-12 21:38
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) said on Sunday that it had liberated a total of 3,371 Yezidi abductees from the Islamic State (IS) until the 4th of March, this year. KRG’s Coordinator for lnternational Advocacy, Dindar Zebari, said in a s ...

Masrour Barzani Discusses Regional Developments with US Delegation

BAS News - 2019-05-09 15:46
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council Masrour Barzani received a diplomatic and military delegation from the US on Thursday to review the latest developments in the region. The US delegation was led by Acting Assistant Secretary David S ...

Prime Minister Barzani and U.S. Vice President discuss developments in the Kurdistan Region and Iraq

Kurdistan Regional Government - 2019-05-07 19:05

IDPs’ Movement Not Restricted Unless for Their Own Safety: KRG

BAS News - 2019-05-07 15:24
ERBIL — Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has refuted the reports claiming that it restricts IDPs from moving outside camps freely. Following the breakout of Islamic State (IS) crisis, nearly 2 million people from Iraq and Syria escaped to Kurdistan Re ...

KRG to Send Abroad More Victims of Chemical Attacks by Saddam's Regime

BAS News - 2019-05-07 00:53
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) will send abroad a number of survivors of the chemical attacks carried out by the former Iraqi regime led by Saddam al-Hussein in the 1980s, said the Ministry of Health in a statement on Monday. The stateme ...

Prime Minister Barzani receives U.S. Congressional Delegation

Kurdistan Regional Government - 2019-05-06 09:50

Signing the political agreement to form the Kurdistan Regional Government

Kurdiu - 2019-05-06 01:26

Iraqi Kurdistan ‘repaid’ over $1 billion in loans: KRG finance minister

E-Kurd - 2019-05-03 12:27
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has repaid several separate loans worth of more than $1 million, Finance and Economy Minister Rebaz Hamlan said on Thursday. During a meeting with a delegation from the Fre ...
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