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Masrour Barzani, Polish Minister Discuss Humanitarian Aid to IDPs

BAS News - 2018-12-12 12:23
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC), Masrour Barzani, received on Wednesday the Polish Minister for Humanitarian Affairs to talk about cooperation in delivering aid to refugees and IDPs settled in the Kurdistan Region. Barzani ...

Masrour Barzani, Top US Delegation Talk of Energy Collaboration

BAS News - 2018-12-11 18:32
ERBIL - Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC), Masrour Barzani, received on Tuesday the US Secretary of Energy Rick Perry where they held a "productive meeting" to discuss practical measures to further improve the economic collaborations ...

Masrour Barzani Receives UK Ambassador, Discuss Next KRG Cabinet

BAS News - 2018-12-09 13:32
ERBL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC), Masrour Barzani, received on Wednesday the UK Ambassador, Jon Wilks, to exchange views on the latest political developments in the region, including the formation of a new government in Erbil ...

Masrour Barzani, Opposition Leader Discuss Syrian Crisis

BAS News - 2018-12-05 13:23
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC), Masrour Barzani, received on Wednesday a delegation from the Syrian opposition headed by Ahmed Jarba, the president of Syria's Tomorrow Movement, to discuss the ongoing crisis in Syria. Barz ...

Who is Masrour Barzani, the KDP’s Nominee for Kurdistan Prime Minister

BAS News - 2018-12-03 12:13
Masrour Barzani, who currently serves as the chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC), has been nominated by the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) for the position of prime minister of Kurdistan Region. - Masrour Masoud Mustafa Barzani was b ...

Masrour Barzani Discusses Security, Diplomatic Issues with US, EU Envoys

BAS News - 2018-11-28 21:03
ERBIL - Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) Masrour Barzani received on Wednesday the EU Counter-Terrorism Coordinator Gilles de Kerchove and US Ambassador to Iraq Douglas Silliman to discuss the latest political and security developme ...

America Georgia Business Council’s 21st Annual Conference

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2018-11-26 21:21
America – Georgia Business Council in collaboration with Foreign Policy Research Institute invites you to the AGBC’s 21st Annual Conference: The Growing US-Georgian Partnership: Security, Trade, Investment […] The post America Georgia Business Council’s ...

Masrour Barzani Optimistic about Future Erbil-Baghdad Relations

BAS News - 2018-11-23 12:59
ERBIL — Chancellor of the Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC), Masrour Barzani, has expressed optimism about the future of the relations between the Kurdistan Region and the Iraqi government. Barzani’s comment came after he accompanied former presid ...

Mosul Provincial Council Refutes Sadr's Warning of Deteriorated Security

BAS News - 2018-11-22 22:31
ERBIL - Mosul Provincial Council has refuted a statement by Shi'ite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, the head of Sa'eroun Alliance, about the city's security, saying that the second-largest city "is quite stable". Earlier on Tuesday, Sadr said on his Twitter acco ...

Barzani Received by Iraqi Parliament Speaker at Baghdad Airport

BAS News - 2018-11-22 10:41
ERBIL — Kurdish leader and former president of the Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, arrived in Baghdad on Thursday for a serious of talks with top Iraqi leaders. Barzani, accompanied by Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council and KDP politburo m ...

Masrour Barzani Urges KDP's Lawmakers to Respect Voters' Trust

BAS News - 2018-11-21 20:47
ERBIL - Masrour Barzani, the Chancellor of the Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) and a member of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) politburo held a meeting with the party's new members of the regional parliament, where he encouraged the lawmake ...

KRSC Chancellor, Ukrainian Ambassador Discuss Bilateral Ties

BAS News - 2018-11-21 14:02
ERBIL — The Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC), Masrour Barzani, met on Wednesday with Ukraine’s Ambassador to Iraq, Viktor Nedopas, to discuss the relations between Erbil and Kiev. According to the readout of the meeting, Barzani val ...

US Congressman Hails Kurdistan as Model of Coexistence

BAS News - 2018-11-18 14:15
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) Chancellor Masrour Barzani received on Sunday US Congressman Thomas Garrett who highlighted the peaceful coexistence among people in the Kurdistan Region. “In the meeting, both sides reviewed the measures ...

KRSC Chancellor, Belgian Ambassador Discuss Regional Developments

BAS News - 2018-11-08 15:27
ERBIL — The Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC), Masrour Barzani, received Belgium’s ambassador to Iraq and Jordan, Hendrik Van de Velde on Thursday to discuss the political and security developments in the region. Barzani touched upon ...

Masrour Barzani Hopes PM Abdul-Mahdi Begins New Chapter

BAS News - 2018-11-07 14:33
ERBIL — The Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC), Masrour Barzani, has expressed hopes for the new Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi to begin a new chapter in the relations between Erbil and Baghdad. Barzani discussed the issue whil ...

KRSC Releases Report of IS Attacks in Disputed Territories in October

BAS News - 2018-11-04 16:31
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC), in its monthly report, has warned of an increase in the terrorist attacks conducted by the Islamic State (IS) in the disputed areas in October, mostly through vehicle-borne improvised explosive device ...

Masrour Barzani, Russian Envoy Discuss Iraqi Politics

BAS News - 2018-10-28 17:33
ERBIL - Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) received on Sunday the Russian ambassador to Iraq, Maksim Maksimov, to discuss the issues of the politics and security in Iraq and the region. During the meeting, the pair shed light on the l ...

Masrour Barzani: Kurds Seek Genuine Partnership in Baghdad

BAS News - 2018-10-24 16:35
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC), Masrour Barzani, has reiterated that the Kurds should be taken as real political partners in the next Iraqi government’s policy-making. The top Kurdish security official explained that the K ...

Opening of Women’s Council in Mashlab district

SDF Press - 2018-10-24 01:34
Raqqa – The Women’s Department in Raqqa opened a Women’s Council in Mashlab district. The opening ceremony was attended by leaders of SDF, the Internal Security Forces, members of the Civil Administrations of the Women’s Offices in the Syrian North, the F ...

Masrour Barzani, EU Envoy Discuss Bilateral Ties

BAS News - 2018-10-23 21:04
ERBIL - Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council Masrour Barzani received on Tuesday the EU Ambassador to Iraq Ramon Blecua to discuss a number of political and security issues. According to a statement by Barzani's office, the pair exchanged view ...

September’s Security Crisis in Kirkuk and Beyond: KRSC Statement

BAS News - 2018-10-22 16:48
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) has released its monthly report on the security crisis across Kirkuk and neighboring provinces, detailing the acts of terror during the month of September. “During September, unrest increased in Kirkuk ...

Russian security chief, John Bolton start talks in Moscow

Waar Media - 2018-10-22 12:01
US National Security Adviser John Bolton WAAR-DUHOK: Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev started talks on Monday in Moscow with US National Security Adviser John Bolton, Patrushev’s Spokesman Yevgeny Anoshin said. “A meeting between Niko ...

Six people arrested in Iraqi Kurdistan for smuggling oil

E-Kurd - 2018-10-19 09:09
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) announced on Thursday arresting of a group of six people involved in “illegal smuggling and stealing of oil.” KRSC, the security agency in the Barzani-controlled areas ...

KRSC Announces Arrest of Oil Smuggling Band

BAS News - 2018-10-18 20:03
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) announced on Thursday night the arrest of a group of six people over smuggling oil from Kurdistan, vowing to punish anyone who acts against the laws. The KRSC said in a statement, a copy of which was share ...

Well-known Turkish Intellectual Besikci Meets with Masrour Barzani

BAS News - 2018-10-17 16:37
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC), Masrour Barzani, received on Wednesday the well-known Turkish sociologist Ismail Besikci in Erbil. Barzani highlighted Besikci’s efforts and writings in support of the Kurdish struggle for f ...

Masrour Barzani, Serbian Ambassador Discuss Bilateral Ties

BAS News - 2018-10-11 15:38
ERBIL — The Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) Masrour Barzani received on Thursday the Serbian ambassador to Iraq, Uroš Balov, to discuss the latest political and security developments in the region. The two officials reviewed the cu ...

Masrour Barzani: Nadia Murad Gave Yezidis a Powerful Voice

BAS News - 2018-10-05 14:47
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC), Masrour Barzani, has extended his congratulations to Kurdish Yezidi activist, Nadia Murad, on wining the 2018’s Nobel Peace Prize. “I congratulate Nobel Peace Prize laureate Nadia Murad Base ...

Masrour Barzani, UK Ambassador Discuss Bilateral Ties

BAS News - 2018-10-03 16:45
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC), Masrour Barzani, received on Wednesday the UK Ambassador to Iraq, Jon Wilks, to discuss bilateral ties and areas of potential cooperation. The two officials discussed the latest political de ...

Masrour Barzani Calls on Parties to Respect Will of People

BAS News - 2018-09-30 12:00
ERBIL — Chancellor of the Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC), Masrour Barzani, has called on the Kurdish political parties to respect the will of the people after the result of parliamentary election will be announced. “I urge all parties to respec ...

Masrour Barzani: Success of Election is Victory for All

BAS News - 2018-09-30 08:54
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC), Masrour Barzani, casted his vote on Sunday for the fifth round of parliamentary election. Barzani, who is also a politburo member for the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), said the success o ...

Hawija: Local Tribes Take up Arms to Encounter IS

BAS News - 2018-09-28 11:37
ERBIL — As the Iraqi security forces have failed to fully secure the area from Islamic State (IS) attacks, local tribes in Hawija have decided to take up the arms to fight back the jihadists. Member of local administrative council fo Hawija, Ahmed Khorsh ...

Masrour Barzani, Halbusi Discuss Presidency, Govt. Formation Talks

BAS News - 2018-09-22 17:37
ERBIL - Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) Masrour Barzani welcomed on Saturday the newly-elected Iraqi parliament speaker Mohammed al-Halbusi for talks on the latest political developments in the country. During the meeting, the pair ...

Nikki Haley: “Iran treats Iraq like it’s not an independent nation,”

Waar Media - 2018-09-21 15:05
WAAR-DUHOK: US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley, presiding over a session of the Security Council on Thursday, lambasted the Iranian regime, specifically their destabilizing activities in Iraq via proxies and the Koya missile attack. “Across the Middle E ...

Masrour Barzani to Students: Learn and Build a Strong Kurdistan

BAS News - 2018-09-20 20:27
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC), Masrour Barzani, encouraged students to know no limits in expanding their knowledge in order to build up a strong Kurdistan for next generations. Barzani made the remarks while delivering a ...

Italy to Continue on Military Assistance for Peshmerga: Commander

BAS News - 2018-09-19 19:20
ERBIL - Italy will continue its military assistance for the Kurdish Peshmerga forces, said the head of the Italian command center in Iraq during a meeting with the Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council, Masrour Barzani in Erbil on Wednesday. Du ...

Masrour Barzani: Next Iraqi Government Should Not Overlook Any Component

BAS News - 2018-09-19 16:02
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) Masrour Barzani reasserted that the Kurds expect the next Iraqi government to reflect the people of the country, and it does not overlook any component. Barzani discussed the issue while rece ...

Masrour Barzani receives McGurk in Erbil

Waar Media - 2018-09-19 13:29
WAAR-DUHOK: Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) Masrour Barzani received on Tuesday the US special presidential envoy to the international coalition against the Islamic State (ISIS) Brett McGurk for talks on the ongoing efforts in the ...

Masrour Barzani Receives US Delegation to Discuss Iraqi Political Process

BAS News - 2018-09-18 21:38
ERBIL - Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) Masrour Barzani received on Tuesday the US special presidential envoy to the international coalition against the Islamic State (IS) Brett McGurk for talks on the ongoing efforts in the proces ...

Masrour Barzani: Terrorism Should be Eradicated from Roots

BAS News - 2018-09-12 16:35
ERBIL - The current advancements in the fight against terrorism in Iraq are at a great risk if the social and economic problems are not resolved from their roots, said the Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC), Masrour Barzani on Wednesd ...

Masrour Barzani: KDP makes every effort to defend right of Kurdish nation

Waar Media - 2018-09-12 11:14
WAAR-DUHOK: Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) Masrour Barzani has reiterated that the upcoming regional parliamentary election will be an opportunity for the Kurds to decide on their destiny. “Kurdistanis will have a chance on Sept 3 ...

Three Circulars Issued by The Interior Committee

SDF Press - 2018-09-11 12:12
Raqqa – The Interior Committee of Raqqa Civil Council in coordination with the security services in the city issued three circulars after consideration and follow-up in the current security situation of Raqqa city and its countryside and to preserve secur ...

KRSC Releases Violence Figures in Disputed Areas

BAS News - 2018-09-10 14:57
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) has released a statement the details of acts of violence across Kirkuk and other disputed Kurdish territories since 16 October 2017 when the Iraqi army and Iranian-backed militias of Hashd al-Shaabi have t ...

Masrour Barzani: Kirkuk is Occupied, Needs Constitutional Solution

BAS News - 2018-09-09 14:23
ERBIL — The Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC), Masrour Barzani, said the Kurdish province of Kirkuk is now under occupation and an immediate solution within the framework of the Iraqi constitution is required to address the issues. H ...

Masrour Barzani Congratulates 8th Kurdistan Women Union’s Congress

BAS News - 2018-09-05 18:35
ERBIL - Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) Masrour Barzani has congratulated the Kurdistan Women Union on its eighth congress, hoping that the new leadership will play a key role in preserving the rights of all women in the region. "I ...

Trump to lead UN Security Council talks on Iran

Waar Media - 2018-09-05 08:56
WAAR-DUHOK: US President Donald Trump plans to lead a meeting of the heads of state of the United Nations Security Council on Iran in late September, his envoy Nikki Haley announced Tuesday. With the United States now holding the presidency of the Securi ...

At Least 8 People Wounded in Basra Protests

BAS News - 2018-09-01 10:05
ERBIL — Angry protesters took to the streets once again in Iraq’s southern province of Basra overnight on Friday, which led to clashes with security forces. Sheikh Ra’id Fareji, head of Basra Tribes Council, said in a statement that at least eight people ...

Masrour Barzani: John McCain Was a Champion and Friend of Kurds

BAS News - 2018-08-26 13:08
ERBIL - Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) Masrour Barzani has extended condolences on the death of the US Senator John McCain who passed away at the age of 81 early morning on Sunday due to brain cancer. John McCain died early mornin ...

Masrour Barzani’s Message on Eid al-Adha

BAS News - 2018-08-20 18:47
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council has sent a message to Muslims in the Kurdistan Region and beyond on the occasion of Eid al-Adha, calling on political factions to embrace the upcoming election. “I extend my warmest wishes to Muslim ...

Masrour Barzani, US Under-secretary of DoD Discuss IS War

BAS News - 2018-08-18 14:05
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC), Masrour Barzani, met with the US Under Secretary of Defense for Policy John Rood in Washington to discuss the latest political and security developments as well as bilateral ties. Barzani th ...

Kremlin: Putin to hold phone call with Macron on August 10

Waar Media - 2018-08-10 12:41
WAAR-DUHOK: Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold international phone calls on Friday, including with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron, and also hold working meetings, particularly with the permanent members of the National Security Council, K ...

UN investigator into IS crimes arrives in Iraq

Kurdistan24 - 2018-08-07 15:13
The United Nations Security Council meets to discuss adopting a resolution to help preserve evidence of Islamic State crimes in Iraq at UN Headquarters in New York, September 21, 2017. (Photo: Reuters) ...

Kurds Under Threat in Kirkuk: Official

BAS News - 2018-08-06 15:03
ERBIL — Armed groups regularly attack Kurdish families in Kirkuk without being prosecuted, said the head of security committee at the Kirkuk provincial council. Speaking to BasNews on Monday, Azad Jabbari, who is also a member of the Patriotic Union of K ...

Watch: KRSC Announces Capturing Terrorist Group Linked to Erbil Attack

BAS News - 2018-08-02 22:00
Mulla Ismail Susayi confessed to have had links with Islamic State (IS) since 2014. ERBIL - Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) announced on Thursday evening in a statement that it has captured a group of five terrorists who confessed to have been i ...

Masrour Barzani meets US Deputy Security Advisor at White House

Waar Media - 2018-07-27 09:20
WAAR-DUHOK: Chancellor Masrour Barzani, head of the Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC), met with US Deputy National Security Advisor Mira Ricardel at the White House on Thursday. They discussed a series of issues “concerning Kurdistan, Iraq, and th ...

Haley tells UNSC Arab leaders “afraid” to tell Palestinians the truth

Waar Media - 2018-07-24 23:48
WAAR-DUHOK: As the Security Council convened to discuss escalating tensions in Gaza, US UN ambassador lashes countries, especially Arab states, for failing to offer more than ‘cheap’ talk and speeches to contribute to peace between Israel and Palestinian ...

Investigate This, Investigate That

E-Kurd - 2018-07-23 14:41
Deyan Ranko Brashich | Exclusive to Ekurd.net “In Helsinki, [President Trump] agreed to ongoing working level dialogue between the two security council staffs. President Trump asked [Ambassador John Bolton] to invite President Putin to Washington …” twee ...

Iraqi protests 'illegal' says security commander

Kurdistan24 - 2018-07-20 11:43
Iraqi riot police prevent protesters from storming the Basra Provincial Council building during a demonstration in the southern oil-hub, July 15. (Photo: AP) ...

Masrour Barzani, US Commander Discuss Security in Disputed Areas

BAS News - 2018-06-26 22:44
ERBIL — The Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC), Masrour Barzani, received on Tuesday Major General Walter Piatt of Operation Inherent Resolve and his accompanying delegation. The pair discussed the security and political developments ...

KRSC Ensures People About Tightened Measure for Top Security

BAS News - 2018-06-24 21:21
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) said on Sunday at the wake of increased crime rate across the Kurdistan Region of late that it has increased the security measures to ensure people with top security. In an official statement, the KRSC ...

Baghdad Refutes reports of Alleged Hashd al-Shaabi's Attack on US Embassy

BAS News - 2018-06-24 12:57
ERBIL - The Security Committee in the Provincial Council of Baghdad refuted on Sunday the allegations of attacking the US Embassy in Iraq by the Iranian-backed militias of Hashd al-Shaabi in retaliation to Washington's airstrikes against them in Syria. A ...

The mine engineering team of the internal security forces, hope of Raqqa

SDF Press - 2018-06-23 04:54
The Mines Engineering Team of the Internal Security Forces in Raqqa dismantled a group of mines that had been identified by Raqqa Civil Council and received a complaint from the residents. The mine engineering team was in the process of dismantling it. Wh ...
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