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Barzani, Iraqi Delegation Discuss Politics, Security in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-06-19 21:21
ERBIL - Prominent Kurdish leader and former President of the Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, received on Wednesday a delegation from the Iraqi Islamic Party to discuss the security and politics in Iraq. During the meeting, Barzani, who is also the Pres ...

Barzani, Emir of Kuwait Speak over the Phone

BAS News - 2019-06-19 17:04
ERBIL — Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani and Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmed al-Jaber al-Sabah, the Emir of Kuwait, held a phone conversation on Wednesday to discuss the latest developments and Erbil-Kuwait ties. The Kuwaiti leader welcomed the progress in the relati ...

Barzani Receives UN Special Team Probing IS Crimes, Expresses Full Support

BAS News - 2019-06-18 16:02
ERBIL — Kurdish prominent leader Masoud Barzani received on Tuesday the UN Investigative Team to Promote Accountability for Crimes Committed by Islamic State (UNITAD) in Erbil to discuss the investigations as well as Kurdistan Region’s support to the pro ...

Barzani, Najmaddin Karim Discuss Political Developments in the Region

BAS News - 2019-06-17 18:49
ERBIL — Influential Kurdish political leader Masoud Barzani received the former governor of Kirkuk, Najmaddin Karim, in his office on Monday. They discussed the latest political developments in Kurdistan, Iraq, and the Middle East, according to a press r ...

US Hails Barzani's Role in Improving Erbil-Baghdad Relations

BAS News - 2019-06-15 20:22
ERBIL - The United States has hailed the role of the prominent Kurdish leader and former President of the Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, in improving the relations between Erbil and Baghdad. The message was conveyed by the new US Ambassador to Iraq Ma ...

Masoud Barzani thanks Germany for Continuing Supporting Kurdistan

Waar Media - 2019-06-15 18:38
WAAR_DUHOK Kurdistan leader Masoud Barzani received a German diplomatic delegation headed by the State Secretary in the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development Martin Jager in Pirmam. “Pleased to receive a German government delegation h ...

Barzani Thanks Germany for Continued Support to Peshmerga

BAS News - 2019-06-15 13:44
ERBIL — Kurdish prominent leader Masoud Barzani received a German diplomatic delegation headed by Martin Jäger, the State Secretary in the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development. During the meeting, Barzani thanked the German governmen ...

Masoud Barzani meets with Iraqi PM, praises 'old' ties between the two leaders

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-14 21:02

Family business: Nechirvan Barzani takes over presidency of Kurdistan Region from uncle

Frederike Geerdink - 2019-06-12 10:40
On 10 June 2019, Nechirvan Barzani was sworn in as president of Iraqi Kurdistan. He follows in the footsteps of his uncle Masoud Barzani, who held the post between 2005 and 2017. The inauguration ceremony was attended by Barham Salih, Iraq’s president and ...

Former Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani meets Turkish FM

Waar Media - 2019-06-11 18:33
WAAR_DUHOK Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani received Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, in Erbil, where they discussed issues the political and security developments in the area. Cavusoglu visited Erbil earlier to attend the inauguration of the new ...

Kurdish Delegation from Former Soviet Union Meet with Barzani

BAS News - 2019-06-11 18:11
ERBIL — Kurdish prominent leader and former president of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, received on Tuesday a group of Kurdish figures from the former Soviet Union countries. The Kurdish figures highlighted Barzani’s role in the efforts to unify Kurds ...

Barzani Receives Saudi Minister of State in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-06-11 17:18
ERBIL — Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani Received on Tuesday a Saudi delegation headed by Thamer al-Sabhan, the Minister of State for Gulf Affairs. Barzani and Sabhan exchanged views on the latest political and security developments in the region, according ...

Barzani Congratulates New Prime Minister of Kurdistan Region

BAS News - 2019-06-11 13:26
ERBIL — Kurdish prominent leader Masoud Barzani sent congratulations to Masrour Barzani upon his election as the Prime Minister of Kurdistan Region. “Pleased to see that the Kurdistan Parliament elected Masrour Barzani today as the new Prime Minister of ...

Barzani, Turkish FM Discuss Bilateral Ties, Reconstruction of Mosul

BAS News - 2019-06-11 00:20
ERBIL — Prominent Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani received on Monday the Foreign Minister of Turkey, Mevlut Cavusoglu, in Erbil, where they discussed a range of issues pertaining to the political and security developments in the region. Cavusoglu was in Er ...

Kurdistan Region swears in Nechirvan Barzani as new president

The New Mail - 2019-06-10 19:36
Nechirvan Barzani delivers first speech as IKR President Nechirvan Barzani thanked his predecessor, Masoud Barzani, for his leadership of the Kurdish nation since he was 16 years old. Nechirvan Barzani… The post Kurdistan Region swears in Nechirvan Barza ...

Masoud Barzani congratulates new president

Gulan Media - 2019-06-10 19:27

Barzani Calls on New President of Kurdistan to Work on Disputes with Baghdad

BAS News - 2019-06-10 13:14
ERBIL — Kurdish charismatic leader and the former president of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, reiterated a call on political forces in Erbil and Baghdad to work together and address the prolonged disputes, namely those pertaining to the contested Kurd ...

Barzani Arrives at Kurdistan President Inauguration

BAS News - 2019-06-10 10:04
ERBIL — Kurdish prominent leader and former president of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, arrived at the inauguration of his successor. Barzani was received by Parliament Speaker Vala Farid and the MPs. Nechirvan Barzani will take oath today to take off ...

President Barzani: It Is An Honor To Be Among The Brave Peshmerge

Waar Media - 2019-06-06 20:19
WAAR_DUHOK President Masoud Barzani visited the Khazir front to be with the brave peshmerge and he said that it is an honopr to be among them. president Bazrani in the second day of Ramdan feast visited Kurdistan heroes in the fronts, Barzani congratulat ...

Barzani Celebrates Eid with Peshmerga Forces on Khazir Front

BAS News - 2019-06-05 20:32
ERBIL - Kurdish prominent leader and former President of Kurdistan, Masoud Barzani, visited on Wednesday the Peshmerga forces at the Khazir front to celebrate Eid al-Fitr with the Kurdish fighters. "It is nothing short of an honor to be among the Peshmer ...

Al-Jazeera: Nechirvan Barzani elected president of Iraq’s Kurdish region

Justice for Kurds - 2019-05-31 03:26
The Iraqi Kurdish parliament has elected Nechirvan Barzani, the nephew and son-in-law of veteran leader Masoud Barzani, as president of the autonomous region. The deputy leader of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) won 68 votes from the 81 members prese ...

Barzani Condemns Deadly Bombings in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-05-31 00:51
ERBIL - Kurdish prominent leader and former President of the Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, has condemned Thursday's deadly bomb explosions in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk where six people were killed and over a dozen more were injured. Acc ...

Javad Zarif has Congratulated Nechirvan Barzanion Election as KRG President

Waar Media - 2019-05-30 17:41
WAAR_DUHOK In a phone conversation on Wednesday, the Iranian top diplomat also wished success for Barzani and the people of the Kurdistan region. The Iraqi Kurdish parliament elected Barzani, the nephew and son-in-law of veteran leader Masoud Barzani, as ...

Burning Kurdish-Owned Farms in Disputed Areas “Grave Crime”: Barzani

BAS News - 2019-05-30 16:06
ERBIL — Repeated fire incidents on the agricultural lands owned by Kurdish farmers in the disputed areas of Kirkuk are “grave crimes and deliberate cruelty”, said Masoud Barzani, a prominent Kurdish leader and the former president of Kurdistan Region. Ov ...

Iraq Kurdish region gets new president, opposition boycotts

Seattle Times - 2019-05-29 09:18
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Iraq’s self-governing Kurdish region has elected a new president in a parliamentary vote boycotted by a key opposition party. Former prime minister Nechirvan Barzani will follow his uncle Masoud Barzani in office. The elder Barzani res ...

Iraqi Kurdistan elects Nechirvan Barzani in hope of restoring stability Mr Barzani is the nephew of former Kurdish president Masoud Barzani May 28, 2019

The National AE - 2019-05-29 06:08

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 ...

Masoud Barzani in Jordan: meets with King, discuss bilateral ties

Kurdistan24 - 2019-05-28 15:38

HE President Masould Barzani attends graduation ceremony of training program in Soran

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-05-26 17:55
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On May 25, 2019, HE President Masoud Barzani attended the graduation ceremony of a military training course at Erbil Infantry Training Center. The ceremony was also attended by Lieutenant General Jamal Mohammad (Peshme ...

Barzani Receive Ayad Alawi in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-05-24 12:37
ERBIL — Masoud Barzani, prominent Kurdish leader and former president of Kurdistan Region, received Ayad Allawi, head of the Iraqi National Alliance, on Wednesday in Erbil. The pair reviewed the latest political developments in Iraq and the wider region, ...

UK Ambassador Visits Barzani to Review Political Developments

BAS News - 2019-05-15 12:22
ERBIL — Kurdish political leader and former president of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, received Jon Wilks, the British ambassador to Iraq, on Wednesday to discuss the political and security affairs, including the situation of the IDPs. Barzani and Wi ...

Masoud Barzani Discusses The Next KRG with UN delegation

Waar Media - 2019-05-13 21:05
WAAR_DUHOK Kurdistan President Masoud Barzani received a delegation from the United Nations Assistance Mission in Pirmam today. The UN delegation was headed by head of the mission Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, they discussed the latest political developmen ...

Masoud Barzani, Assyrian Patriarch highlight religious coexistence, freedom in Kurdistan Region

Gulan Media - 2019-05-13 19:54

Barzani, UN Envoy Discuss Next KRG, Erbil-Baghdad Ties

BAS News - 2019-05-13 14:30
ERBIL — A delegation from the United Nations Assistance Mission (UNAMI), led by head of the mission Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, visited Erbil where they met with Kurdish political leader and former president of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, to discus ...

Masoud Barzani and Nechirvan Barzani Congratulate Yazidis on Anniversary of Establishing Lalish

Waar Media - 2019-05-12 17:34
WAAR_DUHOK president of Kurdistan Region Masoud Barzani and KUrdistan Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani congratulated Yezidis on the anniversary of the establishment of Lalish center. “On the 26th anniversary of Lalish center establishment, I congratulate ...

Masoud Barzani, Assyrian Patriarch highlight religious coexistence, freedom in Kurdistan Region

Kurdistan24 - 2019-05-12 16:21

Assyrian Church Values Barzani’s Efforts for Peaceful Coexistence

BAS News - 2019-05-12 15:34
ERBIL — A delegation led by Mar Gorgis III, the Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East, met with Kurdish leader and former president of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, on Sunday in Erbil. During the meeting, the guests thanked Barzani for his con ...

Barzani Honors Anniversary of Leyla Qasim Martyrdom

BAS News - 2019-05-12 14:20
ERBIL — Kurdish political leader and former president of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, released an official statement on Sunday to mark the 45th anniversary of the martyrdom of Leyla Qasim. The young Kurdish woman was a political activist during 1970 ...

Barzani Receives State Department Delegation in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-05-09 17:03
ERBIL — Former President of Kurdistan Region Masoud Barzani received on Thursday a delegation from the US State Department in Erbil. Barzani and Acting Assistant Secretary David Satterfield reviewed the latest security and political developments in the r ...

Barzani Congratulates Muslims on Ramadan

BAS News - 2019-05-05 20:34
ERBIL - Kurdish prominent leader and former President of the Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, has congratulated the Muslims in the Kurdistan Region and the world on the holy month of Ramadan. "On the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan, I extend my wa ...

President Barzani congratulates Laborers on the occasion of Labor Day

Waar Media - 2019-05-01 15:53
WAAR_DUHOK Today May 1st marks the international Labor Day all around the world. President of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani thanked all Kurdistan’s workers for their hard works in a statement. “On Labor Day, I would like to wish the laborers in Kurdis ...

Barzani Thanks Laborers on International Workers’ Day

BAS News - 2019-05-01 10:30
ERBIL — Prominent Kurdish leader and former president of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, sent a message on 1st May to mark the International Workers’ Day. “On International Workers' Day, I would like to wish the laborers in Kurdistan, Iraq and across t ...

Barzani Receives Hüda-Par Delegation in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-04-30 14:52
ERBIL — Prominent Kurdish leader and former President of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, Receives Turkey’s Free Cause Party (Hüda-Par) delegation led by Ishaq Saglam, on Tuesday in Erbil. Barzani and the visiting delegation discussed the latest politic ...

Barzani Receives New UAE Envoy to Erbil

BAS News - 2019-04-28 15:44
ERBIL — Prominent Kurdish leader and former president of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, received on Sunday the new consul of the United Arab Emirates in Erbil. They reviewed the bilateral relations and emphasized on further strengthening ties between ...

Barzani, Usama al-Nujaifi Urge Addressing the Mosul Crisis

BAS News - 2019-04-24 15:37
ERBIL — Former president of Kurdistan Region Masoud Barzani received on Wednesday a delegation led by Usama al-Nujaifi, a Sunni politician and leader of Qarar (Decision) alliance in Erbil. The leaders reviewed the latest developments in Iraq’s politics a ...

Masoud Barzani Discusses the Political Affairs in Iraq with Al-Halbusi

Waar Media - 2019-04-23 17:17
WAAR_DUHOK President of the Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, received the Iraqi Parliament Speaker Mohemmed Al-Halbusi Monday; they discussed the political affairs and developments in the country and some other issues. Barzani expressed Kurdistan’s desi ...

Masoud Barzani, Iraq’s parliament speaker meet to discuss Erbil-Baghdad ties

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-22 23:00

Barzani, Halbusi Discuss Political Affairs in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-04-22 21:40
ERBIL - Kurdish prominent leader and former president of the of the Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, received on Monday evening the Iraqi Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halbusi for talks on the political affairs in the country and other related issues. ...

Barzani on Easter: Kurdistan is Proud of Its Unique Peaceful Spirit

BAS News - 2019-04-20 14:52
ERBIL — Former president of Kurdistan Region and the president of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani, said that Kurdistan is proud of the spirit of peaceful coexistence among its religious and ethnic components. The prominent Kurdish leader ...

Barzani on Yezidi New Year’s Eve: Yezidis Should Decide Their Fate

BAS News - 2019-04-16 16:30
ERBIL — Kurdish leader and former president of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, said on Tuesday the Yezidis should be given the chance to decide on there fate themselves. Barzani issued an official statement to congratulate the Yezidis on their religiou ...

Masoud Barzani, Jordan King underline historic ties on sidelines of WEF

Gulan Media - 2019-04-08 06:19

Masoud Barzani, Jordan King underline historic ties on sidelines of WEF

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-07 18:04

Barzani and King Abdullah Meet in Amman

BAS News - 2019-04-07 14:43
ERBIL — Prominent Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani met on Sunday with King Abdullah II of Jordan while in Amman. Barzani was invited by King Abdullah to attend the World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa. Accompanied by a delegation from Ku ...

Barzani Attends World Economic Forum in Jordan

BAS News - 2019-04-06 16:43
ERBIL - Kurdish prominent leader and the president of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani, attended on Saturday the first day of the World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa in Jordan. According to a statement by Barzani’s he ...

Barzani Arrives in Amman

BAS News - 2019-04-05 19:39
ERBIL — Kurdish prominent leader and the president of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani, arrived in Amman, the capital of Jordan, on Friday. Barzani, accompanied by a delegation from Kurdistan Region, will attend the World Economic Forum o ...

Masoud Barzani in Jordan for World Economic Forum on Middle East

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-05 18:02

Masoud Barzani arrives in Amman to attend economic forum

Rûdaw - 2019-04-05 16:49

Masoud Barzani critiques Iraq's post-ISIS reconstruction planning in Mosul

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-03 16:20

President Masoud Barzani: Will Not Wait for Any Political Party Anymore

Waar Media - 2019-04-03 12:01
WAAR_DUHOK The post President Masoud Barzani: Will Not Wait for Any Political Party Anymore appeared first on WAARmedia. ...

Root Cause of IS Emergence Persists: Barzani

BAS News - 2019-04-03 11:38
ERBIL — Kurdish prominent leader Masoud Barzani has warned of the Islamic State (IS) comeback, saying that the extremist group is defeated on the ground but the root causes which led to its emergence in Iraq years ago are yet to be addressed. Barzani mad ...

Barzani Attends 14th Erbil International Book Fair

BAS News - 2019-04-03 10:02
ERBIL — Kurdish prominent leader Masoud Barzani attended the opening of 14th International Book Fair in Erbil on Wednesday. Barzani was accompanied by several Kurdish and Iraqi senior officials, ministers, academicians and intellectuals while opening the ...

Turkmen leader discusses Kirkuk, minority rights with Masoud Barzani

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-01 16:32

Barzani: Assyrians are Crucial Component of Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-04-01 11:58
ERBIL - The Assyrians are a crucial component of the Kurdistan Region, prominent Kurdish leader, Masoud Barzani, expressed in a statement. Barzani, who previously served as the President of the Kurdistan Region, made the remarks in a congratulatory messa ...

Barzani to Christians: Kurdistan is Your Home

BAS News - 2019-03-31 17:09
ERBIL — Former president of Kurdistan Region and the current president of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani, congratulated Assyrians, Chaldean and Syriac Christians on their New Year’s Eve, known as Akitu. The prominent Kurdish leader emph ...

Barzani and Turkmen Leader Highlight Diversity in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-03-31 17:09
ERBIL — Prominent Kurdish leader and former President of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, received the president of Turkmeneli Party, Riyadh Sari Kahya, on Sunday in Erbil to discuss latest political and security situation related to the components of I ...

Barzani Underlines “Historic” Ties Between Kurdistan and Russia

BAS News - 2019-03-28 14:51
ERBIL — Kurdish prominent leader and the president of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani, said the relations between Russia and Kurdistan are historic with potential to further develop. Barzani received Consul General of the Russian Federat ...

Barzani Receives The Kurdish Scientist “Kocher Birkar”

Waar Media - 2019-03-28 14:51
WAAR_DUHOK President Masoud Barzani received Kurdish scientist Kocher Birkar on Thursday in Salahuddin. Barzani praised the efforts of Kocher Bikar who won the International Fields Prize, noting that the capabilities of young Kurds can not be underestima ...

Barzani Receives Kurdish Fields Medal Laureate Caucher Birkar

BAS News - 2019-03-28 11:53
ERBIL — Prominent Kurdish leader and former president of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, received on Thursday the Kurdish Fields Medal winner Caucher Birkar at his office. “Pleased to receive Kurdish mathematician, Caucher Birkar, the recipient of the ...

Abadi Hopes to Harm Relations Between Erbil and Baghdad: Barzani Headquarter

BAS News - 2019-03-26 15:27
ERBIL - Prominent Kurdish leader and former president of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, has criticized Haider al-Abadi over his recent remarks about Kurdistan Region, Peshmerga forces and Kirkuk, saying that Abadi hopes to damage the relations between ...

Barzani Sends Condolences to Mosul Victims after Sinking Ferry

BAS News - 2019-03-21 22:13
ERBIL — Former president of Kurdistan Region Masoud Barzani has sent condolences to the people of Mosul and families of the victims who lost their lives on Thursday in Mosul. Earlier the day, a tourist ferry capsized in Tigris river in the northern city ...

Barzani's Message on Nawroz Holiday

BAS News - 2019-03-20 14:24
ERBIL - Kurdish prominent leader and former President of the Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, has sent a congratulatory message to the people in the region on the Kurdish New Year occasion. "Happy New Year to the people of Kurdistan and others who celeb ...

Coexistence is Best Weapon to Defeat Terrorism: Barzani

BAS News - 2019-03-19 19:16
ERBIL - Coexistence is the best and most powerful weapon to fight terrorism, prominent Kurdish leader and former President of the Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, said on Tuesday, also hoping the ideology of terror will be rooted out in the region. Barz ...

Barzani Pays Tribute to the Victims of Halabja Chemical Attack

BAS News - 2019-03-16 10:32
ERBIL — Kurdish leader, former president of Kurdistan Region and the current president of Kurdistan Democratic Party, Masoud Barzani, paid tribute to the victims of Halabja chemical attack on Saturday. Thirty one years ago on 16th March, the Baath regime ...

Barzani Receives Iraqi National Security Advisor in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-03-15 17:57
ERBIL — Kurdish leader and former president of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, received on Friday a delegation from Baghdad led by Iraqi National Security Advisor Falih Fayadh. Barzani’s press office said in a readout of the meeting that the pair discu ...

Masoud Barzani, Muthana province delegates call for peace, harmony among Iraqi factions

Kurdistan24 - 2019-03-14 06:21

Masoud Barzani, Muthana province delegates call for peace, harmony among Iraqi factions

Gulan Media - 2019-03-14 02:44

Barzani: Political Disputes Shouldn't Cause Hatred Among Components of Iraq

BAS News - 2019-03-13 21:56
ERBIL - Political disputes should not result in hatred among the diverse ethnic and religious citizens in Iraq, Kurdish prominent leader and former President of the Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, said on Wednesday, stressing on further strengthening t ...

Women’s Day: Masoud Barzani highlights role of Kurdish women throughout history

Kurdistan24 - 2019-03-08 11:00

US VP Thanks Barzani for Protecting Religious, Ethnic Diversity in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-03-07 19:36
ERBIL - US Vice President Mike Pence has thanked the Kurdish leader and former president of the Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, for protecting diverse religious and ethnic groups in the region. Barzani received on Thursday in Erbil a US delegation head ...

Barzani Receives Jordanian Trade Minister

BAS News - 2019-03-07 12:38
ERBIL — Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani received on Thursday a delegation from Jordan led by Industry, Trade and Supply Minister Tareq Al-Hammouri. Delivering King Abdullah II’s greetings to Barzani, Hammouri hailed the historic relations between Erbil and ...

Pompeo Thanks Barzani for Helping Erbil-Baghdad Relations

BAS News - 2019-03-07 09:55
ERBIL — US State Department emphasized that State Secretary Mike Pompeo had appreciated Masoud Barzani’s engagement in improving the relations between Erbil and Baghdad. “The Secretary expressed appreciation for Barzani’s continued engagement as leader o ...

As democracy disappears, Iraqi Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani's legacy is in tatters

Washingtonexaminer - 2019-03-07 06:20

Barzani, Pompeo Discuss Politics in Iraq by Phone

BAS News - 2019-03-05 21:09
ERBIL - Kurdish prominent leader and former President of the Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, held a phone call on Tuesday evening for talks on the political affairs in Iraq. According to a statement by Barzani's office, the pair shed light on the lates ...

Uprising anniversary should unite Kurds to ensure ‘victory’: Masoud Barzani

Gulan Media - 2019-03-05 20:11

Barzani on Kurdistan Uprising Anniversary: Unity Key to Success

BAS News - 2019-03-05 14:23
ERBIL — Kurdish prominent leader and former president of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, reiterated that unity among Kurds is the key to succeed over suppressive regimes as it has been proven throughout the modern history. Barzani released on Tuesday a ...

Barzani, Kosrat Rasoul Meet to Help Resumption of Gov’t-Formation Talks

BAS News - 2019-03-03 11:20
ERBIL — President of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani, and Deputy Secretary General of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), Kosrat Rasoul, met on Sunday to discuss the parties’ political disputes and the formation of next cabinet in Ku ...

Barzani, Ayad Allawi Meet in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-03-02 18:00
ERBIL - Kurdish prominent leader and former President of the Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, received on Saturday Ayad Allawi, head of the Iraqi National Alliance, to discuss the political process in the country. During their meeting, Barzani's office ...

François Hollande visita el Kurdistan iraquià

KurdisCat - 2019-02-26 16:47
L'ex president francès, que també es va reunir amb una delegació de dones de Rojava incloses les comandants de les YPJ quan era president, va arribar ahir a Hewlêr. Es va trobar amb Masoud Barzani que va afirmar que "És fantàstic tornar a veure François H ...

Former French President Francois Hollande Meets with Barzani in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-02-25 15:25
ERBIL — Former Presidents of Kurdistan Region and France, Masoud Barzani and Francois Hollande, met in Erbil on Monday. During the meeting, Barzani thanked Hollande for visiting Erbil to reiterate his country’s support for Kurds during the hard times of ...

Barzani Urges Russia to Help End Syrian Kurds' Suffering

BAS News - 2019-02-25 11:56
ERBIL - Kurdish prominent leader and former President of the Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, has called on Russia to play a key role in easing the sufferings the Kurds face in Syria, expressing concern about the future of Kurds in the country. Barzani ...

PUK Leadership Appeals to Barzani to Help Easing Tensions

BAS News - 2019-02-23 14:44
ERBIL — Deputy secretary general of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), Kosrat Rasoul, has sent a message to Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) President Masoud Barzani, appealing to him for helping the tensions between the two major parties. Political ...

Barzani and Iranian Ambassador Meet in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-02-21 16:49
ERBIL - Kurdish prominent leader and former President of the of the Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, received on Thursday the Iranian Ambassador to Iraq Iraj Masjedi for talks on the political affairs in Iraq and the region. During the meeting, where th ...

President Masoud Barzani Met Ambassador James Jeffrey

Waar Media - 2019-02-21 14:46
WAAR_DUHOK US Special Representative and Special Presidential Envoy for the Defeat-ISIS Coalition, Ambassador James Jeffrey praised the role of the Kurdistan Region, and he said that Kurdistan is one of the most successful areas in Middle East. Masoud Ba ...

Kurdistan Determined to Fight Terrorism: Barzani

BAS News - 2019-02-19 20:11
ERBIL - Prominent Kurdish leader and former President of the Kurdistan Region Masoud Barzani has reaffirmed Erbil's determination to fight terrorism, saying that the Kurdish culture does not allow terrorists to exist in the region. Barzani made the remar ...

Barzani, Head of Iraqi Mada Foundation Discuss Politics in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-02-19 17:24
ERBIL - Prominent Kurdish leader and former president of the Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, received on Tuesday the Chairman of Iraqi al-Mada Foundation for Media, Culture and Arts, Fakhri Karim, to discuss the latest political developments in the reg ...

PUK Leadership Planning to Visit Barzani, Settle Disagreements

BAS News - 2019-02-17 12:03
ERBIL — Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) leadership is reportedly planning to visit Kurdistan Democratic Party’s (KDP) president Masoud Barzani in hopes of finding a solution to their remaining disputes. The two major parties are yet to settle the disa ...

Barzani, Head of Arab Project Discuss Politics in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-02-09 16:28
ERBIL - Prominent Kurdish leader and former president of the Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, received on Saturday the secretary-general of the Arab Project in Iraq Khamis Al Khanjar for talks on the Iraqi political affairs. The pair, during the meeting ...

President Barzani Meets Egyptian Consul in Kurdistan Region

Waar Media - 2019-02-06 14:30
WAAR_DUHOK KRG President Masoud Barzani Met Consul of the Arab Republic of Egypt Ahmad Jihad in Pirmam, Kurdistan Region. Barzani and Jihad discussed the bilateral relations between Kurdistan Region and Egypt and the political developments in the area. A ...

Egyptian, Sri Lankan Envoys Meet with Barzani in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-02-06 14:28
ERBIL — Srilankan Ambassador to Iraq, Niranjan Asoka Ranasinghe, and Egyptian Consul General in Erbil, Ahmed Jihad met with former President of Kurdistan Region Masoud Barzani separately on Wednesday in Erbil. Ambassador Ranasinghe briefed Barzani on the ...

Barzani Gives Hope to Kurds in Middle East: German Ambassador

BAS News - 2019-02-05 12:30
ERBIL — The Ambassador of Germany in Iraq Serel Non has underscored the role of Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani in the regional politics and noted that the former president of Kurdistan Region gives hope to his people in the Middle East. Non, accompanied b ...
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