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Turkey Appeals to Shi’ite Leader to Encounter PKK in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-02-13 12:28
ERBIL — Turkish Ambassador to Iraq Fatih Yildiz has demanded Iraqi Shi’ite militia leader to help ending the presence of Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in Iraq. The appeal was made during Yildiz’s meeting with Hadi al-Ameri, head of Badr Brigade and the ...

Mohammed Haji Mahmoud: There is no trust between KDP and PUK

Waar Media - 2019-02-12 14:31
WAAR_DUHOK Kurdistan Socialist Democratic Party demand KDP and PUK to reach an agreement on the government formation, the leader of the Kurdistan Socialist Democratic Party Mohammed Haji Mahmoud announced that KDP wants Gorran movement to take part in th ...

Jailed Kurdish lawmaker Demirtaş nominated for Nobel Prize

Kurdish Institute of Brussels - 2019-02-08 15:26
A Swedish lawmaker on Friday nominated the jailed former leader of the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) Selahattin Demirtaş for the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize, left-wing news site Gazete Duvar reported. Thomas Hammarberg, a Social Democrat and huma ...

KDP and PUK Joint Committees Submitted their Reports

Waar Media - 2019-02-05 14:10
WAAR_DUHOK KDP and PUK politburos meeting in Erbil ended, and their joint committees submitted their reports. “Today at 11:00 a.m KDP and PUK political bureaus met in the house of current prime minister and the party’s deputy leader Nechirvan Barzani, th ...

Thousands protest in Istanbul in support for Kurdish hunger strikers

E-Kurd - 2019-02-03 22:40
ISTANBUL,— Thousands of protesters Sunday joined a rally in Istanbul called by a pro-Kurdish party to show support for hunger strikes against prison conditions of Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan. The protesters gathered at a square in Bakirkoy on the Euro ...

Turkey’s jailed top Kurdish politician Selahattin Demirtas nominated for 2019 Nobel Peace Prize

E-Kurd - 2019-02-02 20:13
DIYARBAKIR-AMED, Turkey’s Kurdish region,— Turkey’s jailed top Kurdish politician and former leader of the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) Selahattin Demirtas was nominated for the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for being “courageous” and “ ...

KDP and KIG Meet to Break Political Deadlock

BAS News - 2019-01-31 13:29
ERBIL — A high-level delegation from the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) met with Kurdistan Islamic Group (KIG) leadership in Erbil on Thursday after months of cold relations. After the meeting, KIG leader Ali Bapir said his party is pleased to improve ...

French left-wing leader calls for action for hunger strikers

ANF - 2019-01-23 15:54
Jean Luc Mélenchon, leader of the left-wing opposition umbrella party La France Insoumise (“Unbowing France”) gave a speech in the National Parliament and called on the government to take action for Guven and other hunger strike activists. ...

Swedish Left Party former leader supports Leyla Guven

ANF - 2019-01-23 13:50
Former leader of the Swedish Left Party Lars Ohly said, “We support Leyla Guven who is fighting for an end to the isolation against Ocalan.” ...

Barzani, KIU Leader Discuss Politics Across Iraq

BAS News - 2019-01-20 19:28
ERBIL - Kurdish prominent leader and President of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani, received on Sunday the Kurdistan Islamic Union (KIU) Secretary General Salahaddin Bahadin to discuss the latest political developments across Iraq. Ac ...

Kurdish HDP leader warns Turkey may ban his party

Kurdistan24 - 2019-01-19 17:04

Swedish Left Party opens way to Social Democratic government

ANF - 2019-01-18 09:39
The leader of the Swedish The Left Party Jonas Sjöstedt said its party will abstain in the vote to elect Social Democratic Party leader, Stefan Löfven, as PM. ...

Allawi Condemns Assassination of KDP Member in Kirkuk, Calls for Stability

BAS News - 2019-01-16 23:40
ERBIL - Iraqi leader of al- Wataniya Coalition, Ayad Allawi, has condemned the assassination of a Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) member in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk, calling for the normalization of the area. Jabbar Rashid, the head of a ...

Iraqi Politician Calls for Peace Accord with Israel

BAS News - 2019-01-13 10:39
ERBIL — Leader of the Iraqi Ummah (Nation) Party, Mithal al-Alusi, has called on his country’s president to make an initiative for a peace agreement with Israel. “For the people and state of Iraq, I call on Barham Salih to shoulder his responsibility and ...

Pompeo’s Kurdistan visit shows U.S. supports parties with own militias: analyst

E-Kurd - 2019-01-11 14:33
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo paid an unannounced visit to Iraqi Kurdistan Region on Wednesday, but his meeting with a party political leader in Erbil led some to question whether the US was undermining its own ...

Syrian Kurdish Delegation Meets with Barzani

BAS News - 2019-01-10 12:29
ERBIL — A delegation from the Syrian Kurdish National Council (ENKS) met with Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) President Masoud Barzani. The Delegation briefed the prominent Kurdish leader on the latest political and security developments across the Syri ...

Barzani to Chair KDP Meeting with PUK on Tuesday

BAS News - 2019-01-07 13:23
ERBIL — Kurdish prominent leader and the president of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani, will lead his party’s meeting with Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) on Tuesday, and official said. The KDP, which emerged victorious with 45 seats i ...

Former pro-Kurdish party leader Demirtaş’s lawyers apply to ECHR | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-01-01 19:30

France Grants Asylum to Yezidi Families under President Macron’s Promise

Kurdistantribune - 2018-12-24 15:21
By Dr. Amy L. Beam: The widow and daughters of the Ezidi Progress Party leader, Waad Hamad Mato (DoB 1967), arrived in Paris December 20, 2018, after four years of being rejected for asylum by other countries. They were on the first plane of 20 Yezidi fam ...

Turkish court rules to keep ex-Kurdish party leader in jail

Live5news - 2018-12-21 14:37

Turkish court rules to keep ex-Kurdish party leader in jail

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Turkish court rules to keep ex-Kurdish party leader in jail

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US Special Envoy Meets with Barzani to Discuss Syrian Crisis

BAS News - 2018-12-17 13:23
ERBIL — Kurdish prominent leader and the president of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani, received on Monday a US delegation headed by Brett McGurk, the special presidential envoy to the coalition against IS, to discuss the developments in ...

Barzani Congratulates Kurdistan Toilers' Party on 33rd Anniversary

BAS News - 2018-12-13 16:51
ERBIL - Kurdish prominent leader and former president of the Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, has congratulated the Kurdistan Toilers' Party on its 33rd anniversary of its establishment. "I send my warmest congratulations to brothers, leading members, p ...

Barzani: New Government to Follow New Power-Sharing Patterns

BAS News - 2018-12-12 13:59
ERBIL — Prominent Kurdish leader and the president of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) on Wednesday made it clear that the incoming government of Kurdistan Region will not follow the outdated 50% x 50% mechanism of sharing power between the sides. Speaki ...

Turkish Court Rules to Keep Ex-Kurdish Party Leader in Jail | Newsmax.com

Newsmax - 2018-12-12 09:19

US Energy Secretary Rick Perry meets with Massoud Barzani in Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2018-12-11 21:30
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— US Secretary of Energy Rick Perry met with the leader of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) Massoud Barzani on Tuesday in Erbil, the capital of Iraqi Kurdistan region. Perry visited Erbil on Tuesday afternoon aft ...

Armenia Elections Boost Hopes for Peace with Azerbaijan

International Crisis Group - 2018-12-10 18:08
With his party’s victory in the snap parliamentary elections and a new calm on the frontlines with Azerbaijan, Armenia’s leader Nikol Pashinyan and his team will have more space to settle the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. ...

Turkish court rules to keep ex-Kurdish party leader in jail

Kait8 - 2018-12-07 19:44

Turkish court rules to keep ex-Kurdish party leader in jail - StarTribune.com

Startribune - 2018-12-07 19:17

Turkey upholds sentencing of Kurdish politician Demirtas

The Kurdish Project - 2018-12-06 09:28
A Turkish appeals court has upheld the "terror propaganda" conviction of a former co-leader and presidential candidate of Turkey's pro-Kurdish opposition party. The post Turkey upholds sentencing of Kurdish politician Demirtas appeared first on The Kurdi ...

Barzani Expresses Content over Release of Syrian Kurdish Activist

BAS News - 2018-12-05 16:34
ERBIL - Kurdish prominent leader and former president of the Kurdistan Region has expressed content over the release of a prominent member of the Kurdistan Democratic Party of Syria (PDK-S), Abdulrahman Apo, who had been arrested by the Democratic Union ...

Turkey’s pro-Kurdish party MPs begin hunger strike to protest isolation of PKK leader | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2018-12-04 18:33

Turkish court rules to keep ex-Kurdish party leader in jail

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Turkish court rules to keep ex-Kurdish party leader in jail

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Turkish court rules to keep ex-Kurdish party leader in jail

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Turkish court rules to keep ex-Kurdish party leader in jail

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Turkish court rules to keep ex-Kurdish party leader in jail

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Turkish Court Rules to Keep ex-Kurdish Party Leader in Jail

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Turkish court rules to keep ex-Kurdish party leader in jail

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Turkish court rules to keep ex-Kurdish party leader in jail

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European court orders Turkey to free ex-Kurdish party leader | The News Tribune

Thenewstribune - 2018-11-28 17:50

Barzani: We Saw Goodwill in Baghdad, Waiting for Actions

BAS News - 2018-11-28 11:07
ERBIL — Influential Kurdish leader and the president of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani briefed the press on his recent visit to Baghdad and his trip to the UAE and Kuwait, saying that goodwill was seen in Baghdad, but they are waiting t ...

European court orders Turkey to free ex-Kurdish party leader | The Bellingham Herald

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European court orders Turkey to free ex-Kurdish party leader | The Sacramento Bee

Sacbee - 2018-11-27 20:28

European court orders Turkey to free ex-Kurdish party leader | The Fresno Bee

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European court orders Turkey to free ex-Kurdish party leader - NEWS 1130

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European court orders Turkey to free ex-Kurdish party leader | News & Observer

Newsobserver - 2018-11-26 21:42

US Plans Same “Conspiracy against Ocalan” to Repeat: PKK Leader

BAS News - 2018-11-25 12:59
ERBIL — A senior commander of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) has accused the United States of conspiracy against the party, saying that Washington is planning to repeat the same plot which led to the arrest of the party’s leader Abdullah Ocalan. Dura ...

European court orders Turkey to free ex-Kurdish party leader | The Telegraph

Macon - 2018-11-25 02:09

European court orders Turkey to free ex-Kurdish party leader | National Post

Nationalpost - 2018-11-24 10:12

European court orders Turkey to free ex-Kurdish party leader | Ottawa Citizen

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European court orders Turkey to free ex-Kurdish party leader | The Wichita Eagle

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Barzani Meets Halbusi, Maliki, Fayadh in Baghdad

BAS News - 2018-11-22 22:05
ERBIL - Kurdish prominent leader and president of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani, met on Thursday evening with Iraqi Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halbusi, head of Islamic Dawa Party, Nouri al-Maliki, and head of the 'Atta Coalitio ...

Massoud Barzani meets Iraqi PM Abdul Mahdi in Baghdad in sign of thawing ties

E-Kurd - 2018-11-22 16:27
BAGHDAD,— Kurdish KDP party leader Massoud Barzani met with Iraqi premier Adel Abdul Mahdi in Baghdad on Thursday during his first visit to the capital in over two years. Barzani’s visit is seen as another sign of an improvement in relations between Bagh ...

Barzani Meets with Hadi al-Ameri in Baghdad

BAS News - 2018-11-22 13:28
ERBIL — Prominent Kurdish leader and the president of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani, met on Thursday with Hadi al-Ameri, the leader of Iraqi Shi’ite Fatih (Conquest) Alliance in Baghdad. Barzani met with Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul ...

Barzani Reiterates Support for Iraqi PM to Resolve Disputes

BAS News - 2018-11-22 13:08
ERBIL — Prominent Kurdish leader and the president of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) has reiterated support for the new Iraqi government led by PM Adil Abdul-Mahdi in hopes of addressing the prolonged disputes between Erbil and Baghdad. Barzani arrived ...

US Welcomes Barzani’s Visit to Baghdad

BAS News - 2018-11-22 12:42
ERBIL — The United States has welcomed the visit to Baghdad by Kurdish prominent leader and former president of Kurdistan, Masoud Barzani. Barzani, who is also the president of largest Kurdish political party, the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), arrive ...

Masoud Barzani arrives in Baghdad for first time since referendum

Waar Media - 2018-11-22 11:30
WAAR(DUHOK): The leader of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), MasoudBarzani, arrived in Baghdad on Thursday for the first time since the independence referendum of 2017. Speaker of Iraqi parliament Mohammed al-Halbousi, Fatih leader Hadi al-Amiri, Fin ...

Massoud Barzani arrives in Iraqi capital in first post-referendum visit

E-Kurd - 2018-11-21 20:21
BAGHDAD,— Former Kurdistan region president and the leader of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) Massoud Barzani arrived on Wednesday in Baghdad, where he is scheduled to meet with the Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul Mahdi. “Barzani is supposed to meet ...

Turkey unsatisfied with ECHR's order in case of former leader of Kurdish party | Devdiscourse News

Devdiscourse - 2018-11-21 18:36

Lawyers Again Denied Meeting with PKK’s Abdullah Ocalan

BAS News - 2018-11-21 11:40
ERBIL — The Bursa Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office in Turkey has once again rejected an appeal by the lawyers to meet with the jailed leader of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) Abdullah Ocalan. According to news agencies close to the PKK, lawyers Cengi ...

European court orders Turkey to free ex-Kurdish party leader - StarTribune.com

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European court orders Turkey to free ex-Kurdish party leader - Times Union

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Barzani Welcomes KDP-S Leader’s Release from PYD Prison

BAS News - 2018-11-15 16:07
ERBIL — Prominent Kurdish leader and former president of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, has welcomed the release of Abdulrahman Apo, a leader of the Kurdistan Democratic Party of Syria (KDP-S), from the prison of the Democratic Union Party (PYD) in Sy ...

Kurdish party reorganizes, appoints new leader

Kurdistan24 - 2018-11-09 17:36

CDJ to remain party in Kurdistan; determine party leader on Frid

Rûdaw - 2018-11-09 09:26

Former Iraqi Deputy PM Says he Withdrew from Politics under Iran’s Threat

BAS News - 2018-11-05 18:45
ERBIL - Salih Muhammed al-Mutlaq, the deputy prime minister of Iraq during the former government, revealed that Iran has threatened him and forced him to withdraw from politics. "A leader from a certain [Iraqi] political party came to me and said that Ir ...

Barzani Can Help Resumption of Turkey-PKK Peace Talks: HDP Lawmaker

BAS News - 2018-10-27 16:07
ERBIL — Kurdish prominent leader Masoud Barzani could play a significant role to resume the peace talks between the Turkish government and Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), said a HDP lawmaker. “Barzani has a powerful position in the world and among Kurds. ...

French Media Underlines Barzani's Decisive Role in Political Process Across Iraq

BAS News - 2018-10-22 20:54
ERBIL - The France Press news agency has underlined the decisive role of prominent Kurdish leader and president of the ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) in the political process across Iraq. The report noted that despite the fact that Iraq's presid ...

Barzani on KDP’s Election Victory: “Do not inflate with pride in victory; avoid pessimism in loss”

Waar Media - 2018-10-21 15:17
Former president of Kurdistan Region and the president of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani. WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdish leader and the president of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani, has marked his party’s victory in the recent par ...

Barzani on KDP’s Election Victory: Strong Kurdistan in Prospect

BAS News - 2018-10-21 14:04
ERBIL — Kurdish leader and the president of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani, has marked his party’s victory in the recent parliamentary election of Kurdistan Region as the victory of “coexistence, freedom, and democracy”. Barzani issued ...

Barzani Receives Delegation from Iraqi Fatih Coalition

BAS News - 2018-10-13 19:28
ERBIL - Kurdish prominent leader and president of the ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) received on Saturday a delegation from the Iraqi Shi'ite Fatih Coalition to discuss the latest Iraqi politics. The Kurdish influential leader and the Iraqi dele ...

Barzani receives UN’s Jan Kubis in Erbil

Waar Media - 2018-10-09 16:57
President of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzan and Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Iraq, Jan Kubis. WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdish prominent leader and the president of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzan ...

UN Envoy Visits Barzani, Congratulates Him on “Successful Election”

BAS News - 2018-10-09 13:40
ERBIL — The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Iraq, Jan Kubis, visited Kurdish prominent leader and the president of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani, on Tuesday in Erbil. Kubis congratulated Barzani on th ...

Erdogan says closely following case of missing Saudi journalist

Waar Media - 2018-10-07 19:40
Turkish President and leader of Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party Erdogan speaks during last day of his party’s consultation meeting in Kizilcahamam district of Ankara, Turkey on October 07, 2018. WAAR-DUHOK: President Tayyip Erdogan sai ...

Barzani receives Sec-General of Arab Project in Erbil

Waar Media - 2018-10-07 19:40
President Barzani and Secretary-general of the Arab Project in Iraq, Khamis Al Khanjar. WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdish prominent leader and president of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) received on Sunday the secretary-general of the Arab Project in Iraq, Khami ...

Barzani, Head of Arab Project in Iraq Discuss Iraq’s Politics

BAS News - 2018-10-07 17:41
ERBIL - Kurdish prominent leader and president of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) received on Sunday the secretary-general of the Arab Project in Iraq, Khamis Al Khanjar. During the meeting, according to a statement by Barzani's press office, the Ir ...

Pompeo to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Sunday

Waar Media - 2018-10-07 15:39
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo shakes hands with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un during a meeting at Workers’ Party of Korea headquarters in Pyongyang, North Korea, on May 9. WAAR-DUHOK: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit North Korea on Sund ...

Barzani, McGurk discuss new Iraqi government formation

Waar Media - 2018-10-07 15:39
President Barzani and McGurk WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdish prominent leader and the president of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani received a United States government delegation headed by Brett McGurk, the Special Presidential Envoy for the Global C ...

US Envoys Meet with Barzani

BAS News - 2018-10-07 14:07
ERBIL — US special presidential envoy to the coalition against the Islamic State (IS), Brett McGurk, met with Kurdish prominent leader and president of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani, on Sunday. The officials discussed, among other topi ...

Iran Wins over US in Iraq: Sunni Politician

BAS News - 2018-10-06 17:20
ERBIL — Leader of the Iraqi Ummah (Nation) Party, Mithal al-Alusi, has warned that the Iranian regime is wining the battle in Iraq by appointing a figure loyal to Tehran to the presidency in Baghdad. Alusi explained in a statement to BasNews that Barham ...

Barzani congratulates people of Kurdistan for conducting successful parliamentary vote

Waar Media - 2018-10-05 11:21
The president of the ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdish prominent leader and president of the ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani, has called on the Kurdistan Region Independent High Electoral ...

Barzani Urges Commission to Thoroughly Investigate Parliamentary Election Violations

BAS News - 2018-10-04 20:19
ERBIL - Kurdish prominent leader and president of the ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani, has called on the Kurdistan Region Independent High Electoral Commission to thoroughly investigate the violations and irregularities during the ...

Barzani, Head of Fatih Alliance Discuss Iraqi Politics

BAS News - 2018-10-04 16:57
ERBIL - Kurdish prominent leader and president of the ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) Masoud Barzani received on Thursday the head of Fatih Alliance, Hadi al-Amiri, to discuss the latest political developments in Iraq. During the meeting, accordi ...

Barzani calls Adil Abdul-Mahdi on phone and describes him as Kurds “friend”

Waar Media - 2018-10-04 15:03
WAAR-DUHOK: The leader of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) Masoud Barzani spoke by phone on Thursday to Iraqi Prime Minister-Designate Adil Abdul-Mahdi, describing him as a “friend” of Kurdistan’s people. Following his election to the post of preside ...

Get ready: The Kurds might soon use drones against Turkey

E-Kurd - 2018-10-03 19:06
Michael Rubin | Washington Examiner In 2013, after months of secret negotiations between imprisoned Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) leader Abdullah Ocalan and Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s representatives, Turkey and the PKK agreed to a cease-fire, ...

Barzani’s Statement on Iraqi Presidential Race

BAS News - 2018-10-02 18:20
ERBIL — Kurdish prominent leader and president of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) has expressed concern over the mechanism of electing the Iraqi president which is under way at the moment. Barzani said in a statement that the mechanism is against what h ...

Masoud Barzani casts his ballot for Parliamentary Election

Waar Media - 2018-09-30 13:12
WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdish prominent leader and the president of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani casted his vote for the fifth round of the parliamentary election, saying that people will make the decision on the popularity of political faction ...

Barzani: People to Decided Today

BAS News - 2018-09-30 08:54
ERBIL — Kurdish prominent leader and the president of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani casted his vote for the fifth round of parliamentary election, sayin the people would decision on the popularity of political factions today. Barzani c ...

Barzani: Let Kurdistan Factions Decide on Presidential Nominee

BAS News - 2018-09-28 21:36
ERBIL - Prominent Kurdish leader and president of the ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) has hoped that the Kurdistani factions in Baghdad will play a decisive role in nominating a Kurd for the Iraqi presidency, adding that the position is "a right ...

Allawi Praises Barzani's Role in Spreading Coexistence in Iraq

BAS News - 2018-09-27 23:17
ERBIL - Iraqi leader of al-Wataniya Coalition, Ayad Allawi has praised the role of the Kurdish prominent leader and president of the ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani, in spreading the spirit of coexistence across the country throug ...

Maliki Supports KDP’s Candidate for Iraqi President

BAS News - 2018-09-26 15:32
ERBIL — Iraqi Shi’ite politician and the leader of State of Law Coalition, Nouri al-Maliki, has thrown force behind Fuad Hussein, Kurdistan Democratic Party’s (KDP) candidate, for the position of Iraq’s president. It came after the KDP disagreed with Bar ...

Sunni Politician: Iraqis Must Be Freed from Qasem Soleimani

BAS News - 2018-09-26 14:33
ERBIL — Iraqi Sunni politician and leader of the Ummah Party, Mithal al-Alusi, has stated that the US official’s remarks about Qasem Soleimani, the commander of Iran’s elite Quds Force, were describing the Iranian commander well. A day earlier, US Nation ...

Turish Court Extends Former HDP co-Leader's Imprisonment

BAS News - 2018-09-25 19:48
ERBIL - A Turkish court has decided to extend the imprisonment of the former co-leader of the People's Democratic Party (HDP), Figen Yüksekdağ Şenoğlu, who has been behind bars for the past two years over alleged spread of “terrorist” propaganda. Şenoğlu ...

Barzani’s Statement on Nomination Process for Iraqi President

BAS News - 2018-09-24 14:21
ERBIL — Former president of Kurdistan and the leader of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani, said on Monday that he had hoped for a collective decision by all the political parities on nominating one figure for the position of the Iraqi pres ...

Barzani to Sulaymaniyah people: After September 30, we will make great change and landmark reform

Waar Media - 2018-09-23 23:27
WAAR-DUHOK: Prominent Kurdish leader and the president of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani, has reiterated that his party will spare no effort to bring about the total rule of law in the Kurdistan Region. “We have a few days left until th ...
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