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Rudaw: KDP and PUK finalizing agenda for Baghdad negotiations

Justice for Kurds - 2018-07-18 00:25
PIRMAM, Kurdistan Region — Politburo members from the Kurdistan Democratic Party hosted their Patriotic Union of Kurdistan counterparts in Erbil on Sunday to finalize an agenda for going to Baghdad. The aim of the KDP-PUK meeting is to complete a mutual p ...

KDP, PUK Present 'Joint National Program' to Negotiate with Federal Gov.

BAS News - 2018-07-16 17:37
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) politburos met on Monday for talks on a 'national project to address the constitutional rights of Kurds in Baghdad', spokespersons said at a press conference held after t ...

KDP, PUK issues Common Worksheet for talks with Baghdad

Waar Media - 2018-07-16 12:45
WAAR-DUHOK: The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) held a meeting early Monday. The two major Kurdish political parties discussed a draft of the package (Worksheet) for talks in Baghdad over Erbil’s demand pertaining ...

KDP, PUK to Meet This Week Prior to Talks with Baghdad

BAS News - 2018-07-15 01:37
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) are set to meet on Monday this week. The two major Kurdish political parties will discuss a draft of package for talks in Baghdad over Erbil’s demand pertaining to the fu ...

Turquía formó un grupo armado en Kirkuk

Anf Spanish - 2018-07-12 06:37
Şiwan Dawidî, un miembro del Parlamento iraquí por el PUK, declaró que Turquía formó y está entrenando una fuerza armada de 500 hombres en Kirkuk. ...

KDP, PUK Politburos to Discuss Joint Program on Iraqi Future Government

BAS News - 2018-07-11 15:59
ERBIL - The politburos of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) are expected to hold a meeting on Thursday for talks on a joint program regarding their participation in the future political process in Iraq. PUK Spokesper ...

Turkey threatens PUK, Gorran over supporting PKK

Waar Media - 2018-07-06 20:24
WAAR-DUHOK: Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has accused the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) and Change Movement (Gorran) of affiliation with the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), threatening them to pay for that. In an interview with Anadolu A ...

Turkish FM Threatens PUK, Gorran

BAS News - 2018-07-06 16:31
ERBIL - Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has accused the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) and Change Movement (Gorran) of affiliation with the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), threatening them to pay for that. In an interview with Anadolu Agenc ...

Najmaddin Karim: Current Instability in Kirkuk a Result of October Events

BAS News - 2018-07-05 14:49
ERBIL - The current instable and militarized situation in Kirkuk province is an outcome of the October events when a certain group within the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) led the Iraqi forces into the city, the legitimate governor of Kirkuk, Najmad ...

KDP, PUK politburos to hold meeting over joint delegation to Baghdad

Waar Media - 2018-07-04 18:36
WAAR-DUHOK: The politburos of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) are set to meet on Wednesday to discuss a joint delegation to Baghdad. The joint delegation would be negotiating over the future government in Baghdad. ...

Tuz Khurmatu: Eight Iraqi Troops Killed, Wounded During Anti-IS Operation

BAS News - 2018-07-04 12:36
ERBIL - At least eight Iraqi troops were either killed or wounded in a bomb explosion during a military operation against the Islamic State (IS) in Tuz Khurmatu on Wednesday morning, said a Kurdish official. Head of a Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) d ...

KDP, PUK Politburos to Meet over Next Round of Talks with Baghdad

BAS News - 2018-07-03 22:36
ERBIL — The politburos of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) are set to meet on Wednesday to discuss a joint delegation to Baghdad. The joint delegation would be negotiating over the future government in Baghdad. PUK ...

PUK Official Warns of IS Sleeper Cells in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2018-06-25 12:36
ERBIL - Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) politburo member Aso Mamand warned on Monday of Islamic State (IS) sleeper cells in Kirkuk province saying that the security of the city is at a great risk if the Peshmerga forces won't return to the province. T ...

KDP-PUK Joint Delegation to Visit Baghdad for Talks on Future Government

BAS News - 2018-06-18 15:50
ERBIL - The twin Kurdish leading parties in the Kurdistan Region, the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), have announced a joint delegation to be sent to Baghdad in the near future with a joint program for participati ...

KDP, PUK to support Sayirun-Fatih alliance

Waar Media - 2018-06-13 13:18
WAAR-DUHOK: The two leading Kurdish parties, the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) welcomed in a joint statement on Tuesday evening the new alliance of Iraqi cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, the winner of the recent parli ...

IS Attacks Iraqi Troops in Diyala's Qara Tapa

BAS News - 2018-06-13 11:57
ERBIL - At least four Iraqi troops were wounded overnight on Tuesday in clashes with Islamic State (IS) in Diyala's Qara Tapa district, said a Kurdish official. Mohammed Omer, head of a Patriotic Union of Kurdistan's (PUK) headquarters in Qara Tapa, conf ...

KDP, PUK Jointly Welcome Sadr, Amiri New Alliance: Statement

BAS News - 2018-06-12 23:21
ERBIL - The two leading Kurdish parties, the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) welcomed in a joint statement on Tuesday evening the new alliance of Iraqi cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, the winner of recent parliamentary ...

KDP, PUK Against Annulment of Peshmerga Votes

BAS News - 2018-06-07 22:43
ERBIL — The politburos of two major Kurdish political parties, the Kurdistan Democratic Party and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), met on Thursday to discuss the recent parliamentary decision on manual recounting of election votes as well as the a ...

KDP, PUK Have Similar Views on Iraq's New Government Formation: Official

BAS News - 2018-06-06 14:16
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) now have similar views on the post-election political developments in Iraq, including the formation of the future government in Baghdad, said a KDP official. Blind Is ...

Turkey Accuses PUK, Gorran of Aiding PKK

BAS News - 2018-06-05 23:10
ERBIL — Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Tuesday accused the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) and Change Movement (Gorran) of aiding the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in Kurdistan Region’s Sulaymaniyah province. “PKK has been supported by ...

PUK First Party Ever to Allow Turkish Army Enter Kurdistan: KDP Official

BAS News - 2018-06-04 16:29
ERBIL - The first Kurdish party which allowed the Turkish army enter the Kurdistan Region territories was the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), a leading member from the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) said on Monday. The statement came after a certai ...

Diyala: Villagers Capture Four IS Militants

BAS News - 2018-06-01 13:57
ERBIL - A number of residents of a village in Diyala governorate ambushed four members of the Islamic State (IS) while they were trying to enter the area, said an official. Amanj Abdulrazaq, a Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) representative in the prov ...

PUK Apparently Shifting Position on Hashd al-Shaabi

BAS News - 2018-05-30 13:47
ERBIL - Two lawmakers from the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan(PUK) have called Hashd al-Shaabi as “militias” in remarks which indicate a shift in party’s position towards the Iranian-backed armed groups in Iraq. On October 16, last year, the Iraqi army in ...

KDP, PUK to make joint policy in Baghdad

Waar Media - 2018-05-28 12:54
WAAR-DUHOK: The two major Kurdish political parties, the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), are said to be preparing for a meeting pertaining to a joint policy in Baghdad’s politics. It comes after the PUK politb ...

KDP, PUK to Meet over Alliance in Baghdad: Report

BAS News - 2018-05-27 23:12
ERBIL — The two major Kurdish political parties, the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), are said to be preparing for a meeting pertaining to a joint policy in Baghdad’s politics, Kurdistan 24 reported. It comes a ...

PUK to Meet with Several Iraqi, Regional Political Parties

BAS News - 2018-05-27 23:12
ERBIL - The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) is set to meet with several Iraqi and regional political parties on Tuesday to discuss a number of issues regarding the latest political developments in the country, said a spokesperson. The spokesperson for ...

PUK Committed Fraud in Iraqi Election Without Iran's Involvement: Gorran

BAS News - 2018-05-27 15:35
ERBIL - Although Iran was highly accused of helping the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) in the recent Iraqi parliamentary election, Change Movement (Gorran) as a main rival for the party said that the Islamic Republic of Iran "was not behind the issue ...

Hashd al-Shaabi Taxes People in Diyala: Source

BAS News - 2018-05-25 14:35
ERBIL - Iranian-backed militias of Hashd al-Shaabi have started taxing people in Diyala's Jalawla and the governor has remained silent about the issue, said a Kurdish official on Friday. A Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) official in the governorate wh ...

KDP, PUK Delegations Meet with Iraqi President in Baghdad

BAS News - 2018-05-24 00:21
ERBIL — High-level delegations from the ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) on Wednesday met with Iraqi President Fuad Masum in Baghdad to discuss post-election moves. The Kurdish delegates reportedly exchanged ...

KDP, PUK delegations in Baghdad to discuss new Iraqi gov’t formation

E-Kurd - 2018-05-23 18:40
BAGHDAD,— Kurdish delegations from the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) and the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) met on Wednesday in Iraqi capital city of Baghdad. The PUK delegation arrived in Baghdad earlier on Wednesday to hold talks with Iraqi bloc ...

KDP, PUK Delegations Meet in Baghdad, Emphasize on Unity

BAS News - 2018-05-23 13:32
ERBIL - If the Kurdish factions unite in Baghdad, they can preserve the rights of the people of Kurdistan Region as tensions can be seen among the Iraqi parties, said a Kurdish delegate in the capital of Iraq on Wednesday. As both major Kurdish parties, ...

KDP, PUK delegations meet in Baghdad

Waar Media - 2018-05-23 13:16
WAAR-DUHOK: PUK and KDP delegations are meeting in Baghdad on Wednesday prior to the PUK visiting the four winning lists in Iraq ’s parliamentary elections and KDP meeting with other top Shite list politicians. Karwan Yarwais, the head of the PUK politbu ...

McGurk visita al PUK y a Barham Salih

Anf Spanish - 2018-05-23 06:00
El enviado especial de EE. UU. para la lucha contra el ISIS, Brett McGurk, se ha reunido con representantes del PUK y de la Coalición para la Democracia y la Justicia. ...

PUK Delegation to Visit Baghdad for Post-Election Talks

BAS News - 2018-05-22 23:56
ERBIL — The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) will send a delegation to Baghdad on Wednesday to discuss the future government of Iraq. According to a statement by PUK politburo, the delegation will hold multiple meetings during a two-day visit to Baghda ...

Rudaw: KDP, PUK begin planning for Kurdish strategy in Baghdad

Justice for Kurds - 2018-05-21 17:02
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – The top two Kurdish parties who secured the majority of seats up for grabs in Kurdish areas held a meeting to discuss sending a strong team to Baghdad as the new federal government takes shape. Senior members of the Kurdistan Dem ...

Arabs and Turkmen Continue Protesting Election Results in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2018-05-21 00:19
ERBIL — More than one week after Iraq’s parliamentary election, Arabs and Turkmens in Kirkuk continue to demonstrate and reject the polls’ results. The protesting factions suspect the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) of influence the vote in its favour ...

PUK Runner-up in Election for Alliance with Baghdad: Iraqi Politician

BAS News - 2018-05-19 14:27
ERBIL - The victory of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan in the Iraqi election as a second largest party in Kurdistan Region by winning 18 seats of the parliament could never occur without its ties with Baghdad, said an Iraqi official. Wafiq al-Samarrai, ...
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