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A victory for Kurdistan's minorities

Washington Times - 2019-07-18 17:43
Nechirvan Barzani was recently sworn in as Kurdistan’s new president, and already he is a beacon of light, spreading peace, toleration and harmony throughout the region. After being sworn in, he visited Baghdad and met the Iraqi prime minister. Afterward ...

Peshmerga a pillar of discussion between the Kurdistan Region’s High Delegation with Iraqi President, Prime Minister and Head of Parliament

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-07-17 21:22
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On Tuesday, July 16, 2019, Masrour Barzani, KRG Prime Minister, and his accompanying delegation consisting of the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Peshmerga, Minister of Interior, Minister of Finance and Head of the ...

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 ...

Former Iraqi prime minister Abadi hints at comeback | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR

Dailystar - 2019-07-15 19:31

Masrour Barzani vows to fight corruption in first Kurdistan cabinet meeting

E-Kurd - 2019-07-15 18:26
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Prime Minister Masrour Barzani during the first cabinet meeting with new ministers, made it clear that fundamental reforms and eradication of corruption are top priorities in his cabinet. The Kurdis ...

Iraq''s former prime minister Abadi hints at comeback

Outlookindia - 2019-07-15 07:08

Iraq's former Prime Minister Abadi hints at comeback

Rûdaw - 2019-07-13 21:58
"I have no problems with Kurdish citizens ...

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 ...

Senior leaders, consulates congratulate new prime minister of Kurdistan Region

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-11 21:30

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 ...

Close Baghdad ties will be focus of government, says Kurdish prime minister Masrour Barzani was sworn in as regional prime minister on Wednesday July 10, 2019

The National AE - 2019-07-10 20:13

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. ...

Masrour Barzani sworn in as new prime minister of Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-07-10 13:16
Kurdistan parliament approves nominees for new Iraqi Kurdistan cabinet HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Parliament of the Iraqi Kurdistan Region convened on Wednesday. Masrour Barzani received 88 votes to become the new prime minister of the K ...

Parliament confirms Masrour Barzani as new KRG prime minister

Gulan Media - 2019-07-10 12:25

LIVE: Parliament confirms Masrour Barzani as new KRG prime minister

Rûdaw - 2019-07-10 11:33
Parliament and the KRG Integrity Commission have reviewed the nominations ...

Slovenian PM set to further militarised border with Croacia

ANF - 2019-07-09 09:11
Slovenian Prime Minister Marjan Sarec announced he has decided to increase police and military presence along the border with Croatia. ...

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 ...

Masrour Barzani to Take Oath on Wednesday as Kurdistan Prime Minister

Gulan Media - 2019-07-08 18:15

KDP, PUK and Gorran selected nominees for new Iraqi Kurdistan cabinet

E-Kurd - 2019-07-08 12:15
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) has selected Masrour Barzani as its nominee for prime minister and Ashti Hawrami as natural resources minister, NRT TV reported. Current Speaker of Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament Va ...

PUK Nominates Qubad Talabani for Deputy PM, Jafar Mustafa for Vice President

BAS News - 2019-07-07 20:05
ERBIL — The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) made an official announcement to nominate Qubad Talabani for the post of prime minister deputy, Sheikh Jafaar Mustafa as Vice President, and Rewaz Fayaq as Parliament speaker of Kurdistan Region. Latif Omar, ...

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 ...

PM-Designate Barzani, French Presidential Envoy Discuss Bilateral Ties

BAS News - 2019-07-04 13:30
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani received on Thursday the French President’s personal representative for Syria, François Sénémaud, in Erbil. During the meeting, Barzani thanked the Republic of France for its continued sup ...

US Diplomatic Mission Marks 4th of July in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-07-04 00:25
ERBIL — US embassy and consulate general organized an event on Wednesday in Erbil to mark 4th of July, the US Independence Day. The event was attended by Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani, Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani, and many oth ...

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 ...

Iraq PM ordered Hashd al-Shaabi to join formal armed forces

ANF - 2019-07-03 11:47
Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi issued a decree ordering the integration of the Shia Hashd al-Shaabi militia forces into the formal armed forces of the country. ...

Kurdistan PM-designate Meets with UK General Consul in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-07-02 21:05
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani received on Tuesday the outgoing UK General Consul in Erbil Martyn Warr. Barzani and Warr, during the meeting, shed light on the "opportunities and challenges" in the Kurdistan Region, Ira ...

UN Voices Support for Next KRG Cabinet

BAS News - 2019-07-02 16:53
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani received the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary- General for Iraq (SRSG), Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, on Tuesday in Erbil to discuss the latest political, security, and ...

Iraqi PM Orders Hashd al-Shaabi to be Part of National Army

BAS News - 2019-07-01 23:51
ERBIL - In an attempt to curb the power of the pro-Iranian Hashd al-Shaabi, Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi has ordered the Shi'ite militias to be an indivisible part of the national army. Based on the decree issued by the premier, there will be no ...

Masrour Barzani, US-Led Coalition Review Security Situation

BAS News - 2019-07-01 16:17
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council and the Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani received a delegation from the Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve (CJTF-OIR), led by deputy commander Major General Alexus Grynke ...

Security Measures Tightened Around Embassies in Baghdad: Source

BAS News - 2019-06-30 16:06
ERBIL — Iraqi authorities have decided to tighten the measures around the foreign diplomatic missions in the capital city of Baghdad, a security source said. The decision was made at the request of Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi who has made it cl ...

KDP Supports Iraqi PM Abdul-Mahdi to Stay In Charge

BAS News - 2019-06-28 01:29
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) faction at the Iraqi Parliament has decided to support Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi to stay in charge as certain sides have reportedly been attempting to remove him from the post. "There is an attempt by ce ...

Iraqi president Salih meets with UK prime minister May in London

E-Kurd - 2019-06-26 19:29
LONDON,— UK Prime Minister Theresa May held on Tuesday talks with Iraqi President Barham Salih in Downing Street as part of the latter’s current visit to the UK. A Downing Street spokesperson said on Tuesday “The Prime Minister hosted Iraqi President Bar ...

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, US Trade Mission Discuss Non-Oil Investment

BAS News - 2019-06-25 20:03
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council and Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani received on Tuesday a trade mission led by US Chamber of Commerce to discuss challenges and opportunities to foreign investments in the Kurdistan Region. ...

Masrour Barzani refutes reports on Kurdistan cabinet candidates

E-Kurd - 2019-06-25 10:31
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The press office of Prime Minister-designate of Iraqi Kurdistan region Masrour Barzani released a statement on Monday where it described recent reports about ministerial candidates being chosen and finalized for th ...

Iraqi parliament votes in defense, interior, justice ministers: lawmakers

E-Kurd - 2019-06-24 21:12
BAGHDAD,— The education portfolio is the only one yet to be filled in Iraq’s government after lawmakers on Monday voted in Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi’s nominees as defense, interior and justice ministers. Najah al-Shammari, Yaseen al-Yasiri and Faru ...

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 ...

Masrour Barzani Receives US Diplomatic Delegation in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-06-24 17:06
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council and the Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani received a diplomatic delegation of the United States on Monday. US Ambassador to Iraq, Matt Tueller, the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Ira ...

Adel Abdul Mahdi handed the names of candidates for parliament

Waar Media - 2019-06-24 11:52
WAAR_DUHOK A MP for the Fatah Alliance Haneen Qado, on Sunday, that Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi sent the names of the candidates of the four remaining ministries to the presidency of the House of Representatives, on Monday’s meeting will continue all ...

Kurdistan PM-Designate, British Parliamentary Group Discuss Improving Investment

BAS News - 2019-06-23 14:17
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council and the Prime Minister-designate, Masrour Barzani, received on Sunday a delegation from the UK All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) in Kurdistan to discuss further fostering ties between Erbil and L ...

PM-Designate Barzani Ensures Minorities about Their Rights

BAS News - 2019-06-22 20:47
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani has ensured the minority political groups of their rights in regards to their share from the future cabinet in Erbil. Barzani on Saturday held a chain of meetings with the Turkmen and Chri ...

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 ...

Parliament to Vote on New KRG Cabinet Before Summer Recess: MP

BAS News - 2019-06-22 12:21
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament is likely to vote on the new government cabinet before its summer recess begins on 1st July, said a lawmaker. Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani has already begun talks with political parties to conclude the form ...

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 ...

Kurdistan president Nechirvan Barzani arrives in Iraqi capital

E-Kurd - 2019-06-20 18:46
BAGHDAD,— The president of Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan region Nechirvan Barzani on Thursday arrived in Baghdad to meet senior Iraqi officials. Barzani has met with Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi, Iraqi Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halbousi ...

Kurdistan Region President Meets with Iraqi Leaders in Baghdad

BAS News - 2019-06-20 16:20
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani traveled to Baghdad on Thursday where he met with Iraqi leaders to discuss a range of issues, including the Erbil-Baghdad relations. Barzani was first received by Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi where ...

French Consul Meets with PM-Designate Barzani, Reiterates Support for KRG

BAS News - 2019-06-20 11:59
ERBIL — French Consul General in Erbil Dominique Mas met with Kurdistan Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani on Thursday. According to an online statement, Mas congratulated Barzani on his premiership and wished him success in his next cabinet. “He a ...

Tories Wrestle With Prospect of Trump-Like Prime Minister

Courthousenews - 2019-06-20 10:19

KRG Deputy Prime Minister met with a Military Delegation from the United States

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-06-19 19:27
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga Qubad Talabani, KRG Deputy Prime Minister, received a military delegation from the United States, led by General Gregory and Steven Fagin, U.S. Consul General in Erbil. During the meeting, both sides discussed the figh ...

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 ...

PM-Designate Barzani Pledges Support to UN Team Probing IS Crimes

BAS News - 2019-06-19 14:35
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council and the Prime Minister-designate of Kurdistan Region, Masrour Barzani received a UN delegation on Wednesday led by Karim Asad Ahmad Khan, the special adviser and head of United Nations Investigative ...

No Foreign Forces Allowed to Use Iraqi Territory to Threaten Neighbors: PM

BAS News - 2019-06-18 23:43
ERBIL - Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi, who is also Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces, made it clear on Tuesday that no foreign forces are allowed to use the Iraqi territory for threatening its neighbors. Abdul-Mahdi pointed out in a statemen ...

Masrour Barzani, Coalition Commanders Discuss Security Developments

BAS News - 2019-06-18 17:11
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council and the Prime Minister-designate of Kurdistan Region, Masrour Barzani, received on Tuesday a delegation from the US-led Coalition to discuss the latest developments in the battle on terror. Barzani ...

Al-Sadr gives Abdul-Mahdi 10 days to form a “full government”

Waar Media - 2019-06-18 15:16
WAAR_DUHOK The leader of the Sadrist movement in Iraq, Moqtada al-Sadr, called on the political blocs Monday to pressure the prime minister to form a full government within ten days, warning that his supporters will take a new position unless they do so. ...

UK pledges to build consensus for peace in Afghanistan

Waar Media - 2019-06-18 11:28
WAAR_DUHOK British Prime Minister Theresa May assured U.K.’s full support to build regional consensus for peace in Afghanistan during a meeting with the visiting Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, an Afghan official statement said on Monday. According to the ...

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 Committed to Form KRG Cabinet on Time

BAS News - 2019-06-17 19:45
ERBIL — Masrour Barzani, the Prime Minister-designate of Kurdistan Region, met with several Kurdish political parties in Sulaymaniyah on Monday to invite them to submit their ministerial candidates. He kicked off the talks with a meeting where he discuss ...

Masrour Barzani Optimistic about Partnership with Gorran in Next Cabinet

BAS News - 2019-06-17 18:16
ERBIL — The Prime Minister-designate of Kurdistan Region, Masrour Barzani met with Change Movement (Gorran) leadership on Monday while in Sulaymaniyah, discussing their political partnership and the formation of the next cabinet. Barzani kicked off his t ...

Kurdistan PM-Designate Meets Socialist Party Leader to Discuss New Cabinet

BAS News - 2019-06-17 17:34
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani met with Kurdistan Socialist Democratic Party leader Mohammed Haji Mahmoud on Monday to discuss the formation of the next cabinet. He reportedly invited the Kurdish party to submit the res ...

Kurdistan’s PM-designate in Sulaimani to discuss formation of new cabinet

E-Kurd - 2019-06-17 16:26
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan prime minister-designate Masrour Barzani arrived in Sulaimani city on Monday to meet officials from the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) and Change Movement (Gorran). Barzani headed to the PUK Pol ...

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 ...

Masrour Barzani, German Delegation Discuss Trade and Investment

BAS News - 2019-06-15 16:13
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani received a German diplomatic delegation headed by Martin Jäger, the State Secretary in the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, with whom he reviewed the latest devel ...

PM-Designate Barzani to Meet with KDP Team, Set Govt.-Formation Plan

BAS News - 2019-06-15 13:44
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani will hold a meeting with Kurdistan Democratic Party’s (KDP) negotiating team to set the plan for talks over the formation of the new cabinet. According to the information obtained by Bas ...

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 ...

Iran Congratulates Masrour Barzani on Premiership

BAS News - 2019-06-14 00:31
ERBIL - Iran has congratulated Masrour Barzani on his election as the new Prime Minister of Kurdistan Region as he has already been tasked by the newly elected President Nechirvan Barzani to form the next government in Erbil. The message was conveyed by ...

Iranian FM ‘suspicious’ of Gulf attack reports

Waar Media - 2019-06-13 18:21
WAAR_DUHOK Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted that the incident happened when the visiting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was meeting Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in Tehran. Zarif added: “Suspicious doesn’t begin t ...

How Japan Can Help the U.S. De-escalate with Iran

International Crisis Group - 2019-06-13 16:36
As Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe visits Iran, President & CEO Robert Malley tells CNN Today that Japan has the capacity to mediate between the U.S. and Iran at a time of heightened tensions. ...

Iranian Leader Says Trump Not Worthy of Exchanging Messages

BAS News - 2019-06-13 13:53
ERBIL — Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei told Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday that he believes the US President Donald Trump is not worthy of negotiations and exchanging messages. Abe was in Tehran to reportedly broker the talk ...

UK Committed to Prosperous Kurdistan: Minister

BAS News - 2019-06-13 11:13
ERBIL — The British government is committed to a prosperous and secure Kurdistan Region, said Andrew Murrison, the UK Minister of State for the Middle East and International Development. Murrison welcomed the appointment of Masrour Barzani as the Prime M ...

Greek ex-prime minister says crisis with Turkey is in the air | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-06-13 06:31

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 ...

Fate of foreign ISIS fighters is decision for courts: Iraqi PM

Rûdaw - 2019-06-12 16:15
"It is not for the prime minister to decide" ...

Kurdistan President Tasks PM-Designate with Formation of KRG Cabinet

BAS News - 2019-06-12 14:01
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani on Wednesday officially tasked Masrour Barzani, the Prime Minister-designate, to form the new cabinet. Masrour Barzani’s candidacy was approved by Kurdistan parliament a day earlier. The new prime mini ...

PM-Designate Masrour Barzani’s Statement on Cabinet Formation

BAS News - 2019-06-12 14:01
ERBIL — The Prime Minister-designate of Kurdistan Region Masrour Barzani called on political parties to recognize national responsibility to help the formation of the new cabinet. Barzani’s statement came after President Nechirvan Barzani officially task ...

Masrour Barzani to Visit Kurdish Parties in Preparation for His Cabinet

BAS News - 2019-06-12 12:43
ERBIL — Masrour Barzani, who will soon take office as the new prime minister of Kurdistan Region, will lead a delegation to visit the Kurdish political parties and discuss the formation of his cabinet, a source said. Barzani’s candidacy was approved by K ...

Iraq to Recover Thousands of Antiquities from US: PM

BAS News - 2019-06-11 23:20
ERBIL - Iraq in the near future will recover 15,000 antiquities from the US, Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi said on Tuesday. "Iraq was and will always remain a cultural and historical center, and we must make use of this great legacy to build the presen ...

Kurdistan Parliament approves Masrour Barzani as the new Kurdistan Prime Minister

Waar Media - 2019-06-11 18:33
WAAR_DUHOK Kurdistan Parliament passed Masrour Barzani’s candidacy for the Kurdistan Prime Minister position. Masrour Barzani served as Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council; he was nominated by the Kurdistan Democratic Party. Masrour Barzani t ...

Iraqi Kurdistan names Masrour Barzani as prime minister The leading official has one month to form a government for the autonomous region June 11, 2019

The National AE - 2019-06-11 17:44

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 ...

Biography of New Kurdistan Region PM Masrour Barzani

BAS News - 2019-06-11 13:26
ERBIL — Masrour Barzani was named the new Prime Minister of Kurdistan Region on Tuesday after 87 lawmakers out of 97 in attendance approved his candidacy during a parliamentary session in Erbil. Barzani will later be tasked by the president of Kurdistan ...

New Iraqi Kurdish president's cousin succeeds him as regional prime minister - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-06-11 13:15

Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be the UK’s next prime minister, explained - Vox

VOX - 2019-06-11 12:53

Parliament names Masrour Barzani as new Prime Minister of Kurdistan

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-11 11:46

Parliament Approves Masrour Barzani as Prime Minister of Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-06-11 11:28
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament on Tuesday passed Masrour Barzani’s candidacy for the post of Prime Minister. Barzani, who currently serves as the Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC), was nominated by the Kurdistan Democratic Party ...

Masrour Barzani elected prime minister of Kurdistan Region

Rûdaw - 2019-06-11 11:25
He has 30 days to form a government ...

New Zealand to withdraw troops from Iraq by June 2020

E-Kurd - 2019-06-10 21:57
WELLINGTON,— New Zealand will withdraw its troops from Iraq by June next year, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday, ending a mission that helped train Iraqi defence forces to fight Islamic State militants. New Zealand, which has up to 95 soldier ...

Iraqi Prime Minister to Visit Erbil This Week

BAS News - 2019-06-10 15:42
ERBIL — Iraq Prime Minsiter Adil Abdul-Mahdi will visit Erbil later this week to congratulate the new president of Kurdistan Region, Nechirvan Barzani. According to the information obtained by BasNews, Abdul-Mahdi’s visit is scheduled for the end of the ...

Tory leadership candidates: the Conservative contenders in the contest to be next Prime Minister

Inews - 2019-06-10 06:05

UK premier Theresa May steps down as Tory leader

Waar Media - 2019-06-08 14:14
WAAR_DUHOK British Prime Minister Theresa May has officially stepped down as Conservative Party leader Friday. May said last month she would no longer be the party leader as of 7 June in a press conference after her meeting with her party’s 1922 Committe ...

Manus Island, Nauru refugees appeal for help

Green Left Weekly - 2019-06-06 12:55
Prime Minister Scott Morrison famously awarded himself a trophy for stopping the boats in the lead-up the recent federal election. That trophy looks a little odd now, with recent reports of several boats full of asylum seekers fleeing Sri Lanka and attem ...

Japan’s Abe to visit Iran next week: officials

Rûdaw - 2019-06-06 07:49
Tokyo “still arranging details, including whom our prime minister will meet there” ...

Who Will Replace Theresa May As UK Prime Minister? | HuffPost

Huffpost - 2019-06-05 08:13

President Donald Trump meets with Prime Minister Theresa May as protesters gather in UK [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-06-05 06:56

Nechirvan Barzani was elected President of Kurdistan Region

KRG-Spain - 2019-06-04 00:01
Nechirvan Barzani was elected President of the Kurdistan Region by Kurdistan’s Parliament on May 28. He will step down from his current position as Prime Minister after taking his oath of office on June 10 in a special ceremony. The President, after his J ...

Deal or no deal, Britain will leave EU on October 31: PM candidate Johnson

E-Kurd - 2019-06-03 21:50
LONDON,— Boris Johnson, frontrunner to be Britain’s next prime minister, promised on Monday to lead the country out of the European Union on Oct. 31 with or without an exit deal, launching his leadership bid in a campaign video. Prime Minister Theresa Ma ...

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 ...

Boris Johnson Is Favourite To Become The UK’s Next Prime Minister. This Is What The World Thought Of Him As Foreign Secretary.

Buzzfeed - 2019-06-02 19:38

Trump Calls on Britain to ‘Walk Away’ From Brexit

Waar Media - 2019-06-02 16:17
WAAR_DUHOK Just before his state visit to Britain was to begin, President Trump subverted diplomatic norms by rattling an already precarious political situation there: He suggested that the next prime minister of Britain “walk away” from trying to reach ...

Former chief judge in Saddam trial says ready to take Iraq’s justice ministry

E-Kurd - 2019-06-02 12:27
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdish Judge Rizgar Mohammed Amin, the former Chief judge in Saddam trial, said on Saturday signaled his willingness to be tapped as Iraqi justice minister in the incomplete cabinet of Prime Minister Adel Abdul Ma ...
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