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Masrour Barzani, US National Security Advisor Meet in the White House

BAS News - 2018-02-23 00:44
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council Masrour Barzani met on Thursday in the White House with US National Security Advisor Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster, discussing bilateral ties between Erbil and Washington. “During their meeting, ...

Barzani Discusses Afrin with Syrian Kurdish Delegation

BAS News - 2018-02-21 21:50
ERBIL — Kurdish Leader Masoud Barzani on Wednesday met with the leadership council members of the Syrian Kurdish National Council (ENKS) party to discuss the recent developments in Afrin, Kurdish city in Syria. During the meeting, the sides talked about ...

Writer: Turkey is in a difficult situation

ANHA - 2018-02-21 11:30
NEWS DESK-The Syrian-Palestinian writer, Majid Kayali, likened what is going on in Syria to a “world war” and stressed that Turkey is in a difficult situation because its relations have stressed with America. At the same time, it is lost from the meeting ...

Resistance of Age leads a meeting to explain political developments

ANHA - 2018-02-21 11:30
The co-chair of the Executive Council of the Democratic Civil Administration of al-Tabqa area, Shayar Mohammad, attributed the steadfastness of the forces defending Afrin and the resistance of its people to the cohesion of the people in Afrin canton, nort ...

Putin, Russian Security Council Discuss Situation in Afrin

BAS News - 2018-02-20 22:59
ERBIL — Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the situation in the Syrian Kurdish enclave of Afrin with the Russian National Security Council, Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov said on Tuesday at a press meeting. Peskov pointed out that Putin and t ...

KRG delegation to MSC meets Iraqi PM in Munich

Waar Media - 2018-02-17 14:10
WAAR-DUHOK: Delegations led by Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and KRG Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani are meeting on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference on Saturday. It is the premiers’ third meeting in the past month after a chilling ...

Turkish Defence Minister Says US Can Put YPG Against PKK

BAS News - 2018-02-15 23:23
ERBIL — Turkish Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli said on Thursday his United States counterpart, Jim Mattis, on the sidelines of a NATO meeting in Brussels had said the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) should be removed from the Syrian Dem ...

Barzani: Election Best Way Forward

BAS News - 2018-02-14 21:04
ERBIL — Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani has reiterated that holding the elections on time would be the best way forward in addressing the current crisis in the region. Barzani made the remarks on Wednesday in a meeting with lawmakers from the Kurdistan Dem ...

Legislative Council ratify commercial , industrial chambers’ law

ANHA - 2018-02-14 14:17
MANBIJ- The Legislative Council of the Democratic Civil Administration of Manbij and its suburbs ratified the law of the chambers of commerce and cndustry and its legal status during the half-monthly meeting. The legislative council held today the half-mo ...

Derik fundraising campaign continues in favor of resistance of age

ANHA - 2018-02-14 13:12
QAMISHLO _The Chamber of Commerce in Derik area was launched a campaign to raise funds for the resistance of age in Afrin at a meeting of the Chamber of Commerce in Derik. Meeting was held by Chamber of Commerce in Derik area in People ‘s House , represen ...

Opening Remarks at the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS Ministerial

The Global Coalition - 2018-02-14 01:13
DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER AL-SABAH: (Via interpreter) (In progress) – responded to our invitation to take part in the meeting of the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS, which is taking place for the first time after the liberation of Iraqi territory (inaudible) ...

International coalition meeting against ISIS begins its work in Kuwait

ANHA - 2018-02-13 10:43
NEWS DESK – The work of the ministerial meeting of the International Alliance against ISIS on Tuesday in Kuwait, within the framework of the Kuwait International Conference for the Reconstruction of Iraq, which began its activities on Monday and continues ...

Trump calls Iraqi officials “thieves”

Waar Media - 2018-02-11 15:04
WAAR-DUHOK: The US President Donald Trump has reportedly called an Iraqi delegation visiting him in the Oval Office last year “thieves,” according to a report by Washington Post published earlier this week. Following a meeting with an Iraqi delegation la ...

German Defense Minister Visits Peshmerga Hospital in Erbil

BAS News - 2018-02-11 12:53
ERBIL - After meeting with the military advisers of her country in the Kurdistan Region, German Defense Minister Ursula Von Der Leyen on Sunday morning visited the Peshmerga hospital.The German Minister visited a private hospital built for the Peshmerga ...

Afrin people’s solidarity will fail occupation plans

ANHA - 2018-02-10 11:02
SIMAV KHALIL AFRIN – The Democratic Society Movement held a meeting of the people of Khelneir village of Afrin canton center to talk about the Turkish occupation army attacks and its mercenaries and to be steadfast in the face of Turkish aggression and su ...

Riyadh: reluctant US partner in Iraq

Kurdistan24 - 2018-02-09 00:16
Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz shaking hands with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson after a meeting of the Saudi-Iraqi Bilateral Coordination Council in the capital Riyadh on October 22, 2017. (Photo: Getty) ...

Barcelona defeat Real Madrid 3-0 in 270th El Clasico meeting

Kurdistan24 - 2018-02-09 00:07
Lionel Messi celebrates with his teammates after scoring the second goal from the spot in the first El Clasico matchup of the season between Real Madrid and Barcelona at the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium in Madrid, Spain, Dec. 23, 2017. (Photo: AFP/Denis Doyl ...

Putin, Erdogan discuss Afrin, Syria over phone call

K24 - 2018-02-08 15:29
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, shakes hands with Russia's President Vladimir Putin following their joint news statement after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Ankara, Dec. 11, 2017. (Photo: AA) ...

PM Barzani to Visit Baghdad: Iraqi MP

BAS News - 2018-02-04 15:13
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani will visit Baghdad to meet with his Iraqi counterpart in seek of a solution to their political disputes, said an Iraqi lawmaker. Speaking to Kurdistan 24, MP Abbas Bayati said that the meeting wil ...

Kurdish blocs in Iraqi Parliament meet Iraqi PM

Waar Media - 2018-02-01 22:27
WAAR-DUHOK: Senior member of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP)’s faction in the Iraqi Parliament stated that the Sunni representatives were not happy with the outcome of their meeting with Haider al-Abadi, the Iraqi prime minister, therefor she expect ...

Kurdish Factions Meet Iraqi PM

BAS News - 2018-02-01 13:31
Senior member of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP)'s faction in the Iraqi Parliament stated that the Sunni representatives were not happy with the outcome of their meeting with Haider al-Abadi, the Iraqi prime minister, therefor she expects her factio ...

Committee to Investigate October 16th Events

BAS News - 2018-01-31 14:07
The head of the committee for investigating the October 16th events stated that they will soon initiate the process.Shawn Ahmed, the head of the committee told BasNews that they set up a meeting on January 30th to discuss the process of the investigation ...

Kurdistan Parliament Decries Turkish Assault on Afrin

BAS News - 2018-01-31 02:27
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Region Parliament on Tuesday held a session to condemn Turkish military offensive on the Kurdish Afrin Canton in Rojava (Syrian Kurdistan). In a statement following the meeting, the Kurdistan Region parliament called on the United N ...

Yezidis Appeal to Germany to Help Survivors of IS Slavery

BAS News - 2018-01-30 22:42
ERBIL — A delegation from the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) is scheduled to attend a meeting on Wednesday in the German parliament to discuss the Kurdish Yezidi survivors of Islamic State (IS) slavery. Hussein Qa’edi, head of KRG’s office for Yezid ...

KRG PM receives US Deputy Secretary of State in Erbil

Waar Media - 2018-01-30 00:07
WAAR-DUHOK: The US Deputy Secretary of State reiterated US support for the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and its people in a meeting with KRG’s prime minister. He hoped the KRG will be able to participate in a donor conference for reconstruction of ...

Al-Tabqa’s Clans Peace Council condemned Turkish aggression on Afrin

ANHA - 2018-01-26 13:28
AL-TABQA – Clans Peace Council in al-Tabqa city has condemned at the conclusion of a meeting on Afrin, the Turkish aggression on Afrin. The Turkish occupation army and its mercenaries launched a week ago an aggression against Afrin canton, which has so fa ...

PM Barzani Meets with Several World Leaders in Davos

BAS News - 2018-01-25 18:13
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani who is attending the World Economic Forum in Davos, met on Thursday with several world leaders and senior officials on the sideline of the annual event. Barzani held a meeting with United Nations ...

Kurdistan PM and US Secretary of State Meet in Switzerland

BAS News - 2018-01-25 14:57
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani met on Thursday, January 25th, with Rex W. Tillerson, the United States Secretary of State in Davos. The meeting took place on the sideline of the World Economic Forum in Switzerland as both offic ...

Consultative meeting tomorrow in Başûr ,Afrin at top of agenda

ANHA - 2018-01-25 13:45
NEWS DESK- The Kurdistan National Conference is preparing to hold a consultative meeting between the Kurdish forces in Başûr tomorrow, while one of the main topics will focus on the meeting the Turkish aggression on Afrin. The consultative meeting is sche ...

KRG PM meets Iraqi PM on sideline of WEF in Davos

Waar Media - 2018-01-25 01:06
WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani and his Iraqi counterpart Haider al-Abadi met on Wednesday for the second time since the independence referendum. The meeting was held on the sideline of the World Economic Forum as both leade ...

Kurdistan PM Meets Iraqi Counterpart for Second Time in a Week

BAS News - 2018-01-24 20:44
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani and his Iraqi counterpart Haider al-Abadi met on Wednesday for the second time since the independence referendum. The meeting was held on the sideline of the World Economic Forum as both leaders a ...

Peshmerga Ministry Reorganising Two Brigades

BAS News - 2018-01-24 13:39
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s Ministry of Peshmerga Affairs held a meeting on Wednesday at the end of which it decided to begin reorganizing its 1st and 2nd brigades. According to a press release sent to BasNews following the meeting, the ministry discussed ...

Diyarbakir: Kurdish Parties Denounce Turkish Attack on Afrin

BAS News - 2018-01-23 21:39
ERBIL — Several Kurdish political parties in Turkey held a meeting on Tuesday to decry Ankara’s military operation on the Syrian Kurdish province of Afrin. The parties called on the United Nations, European Union and the North Atlantic Treaty Organizatio ...

EU’s Mogherini ‘Extremely Worried’ about Turkish attack on Afrin

Waar Media - 2018-01-22 18:09
WAAR-DUHOK: At the meeting with EU foreign ministers in Brussels on Monday, the bloc’s foreign affairs chief expressed concern that the Turkish operation in Afrin may undermine the peace talks on Syria in Geneva and lead to the deterioration of the human ...

UNSC Sets a Meeting for Monday Over Turkish Attack on Afrin

BAS News - 2018-01-21 22:19
ERBIL — The United Nations Security Council has set an urgent session for Monday to discuss the Turkish military incursion into northern Syrian province of Afrin. The UNSC agreed to the meeting hours after France called for holding the session. French Fo ...

Barzani and Kosrat Rasoul Meet in Erbil

BAS News - 2018-01-21 17:45
ERBIL — Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani on Sunday met with Kosrat Rasoul, deputy secretary-general for the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK). The meeting comes after Rasoul had spend weeks in Germany under medical treatment before he came back earlier thi ...

France Calls for Urgent UNSC Meeting Over the Turkish Attack on Afrin

BAS News - 2018-01-21 16:08
ERBIL — French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian confirmed that his country has called for an urgent United Nations Security Council meeting to discuss the ongoing Turkish military incursion into the Kurdish-held Syrian Canton of Afrin. “France has req ...

KRG PM meets Iraqi PM in Baghdad for first time after Kurdistan referendum

Waar Media - 2018-01-20 19:06
WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani on Saturday met with his Iraqi counterpart Haider al-Abadi in Baghdad, a source from Barzani’s office said. It is the first meeting between both Prime Ministers since relati ...

PM Barzani and Abadi Meet in Baghdad

BAS News - 2018-01-20 14:36
ERBIL — On Saturday January 20th, 2018, the KRG PM along with a delegate of the regional government is visiting Baghdad, the capital of Iraq. According to sources, Nechirvan Barzani, Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) is meeting hi ...

France calls for meeting on Syrian chemical

ANHA - 2018-01-19 13:57
NEWS DESK– France invited 30 countries to participate in a meeting in Paris, aimed at collecting and exchanging mechanisms to identify the parties responsible for the use of chemicals in Syria and hold them accountable. France’s envoy to the United Nation ...

Barzani: Arabisation of Kurdish Territories Won’t Be Tolerated

BAS News - 2018-01-18 17:03
ERBIL — Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani condemned the ongoing Arabisation of Kirkuk and other disputed Kurdish areas by Iraqi militia groups, vowing to stop the campaign has targeted the demography of Kurdish areas. In a meeting with several representative ...

Politics and Security Hold Each Other Hostage in Nagorno-Karabakh

International Crisis Group - 2018-01-17 15:54
This week’s meeting between Armenia’s and Azerbaijan’s foreign ministers is likely to centre on security issues, including numbers of international observers in Nagorno-Karabakh. But frustration with the peace process will grow unless both foreign minist ...

Kurdistan PM Invited to Visit London

BAS News - 2018-01-16 02:21
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received on Monday a British delegation headed by Ambassador Jon Wilks who invited Barzani to visit London in the near future. During the meeting, the sides welcomed the recent talks between Erbil ...

Masrour Barzani Warns Against Arabisation of Kirkuk

BAS News - 2018-01-15 16:23
ERBIL — The Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC), Masrour Barzani, has made it clear that the ongoing process of Arabisation across Kirkuk and other disputed Kurdish territories “won’t be accepted”. During a meeting with British envoys ...

Baghdad Delegation in Erbil to Talk About Airports, Borders

BAS News - 2018-01-15 16:23
ERBIL — A delegation from the Iraqi government has arrived in Erbil to discuss the disputes pertaining to control over the border crossings as well as a flight ban Baghdad has imposed on the Kurdistan Region. The meeting is an extension of a previous tal ...

Martyrs’ Wives Council in Deir ez-Zor formed

ANHA - 2018-01-15 12:11
DEIR EZ-ZOR- The Martyrs’ Families Institution in Rojava-North Syria held a meeting for the martyrs’ wives in Deir ez-Zor area to organize them and provide them with support. The meeting held in al-Jazeera town in Deir ez-Zor countryside with the particip ...
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