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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 ...

Masrour Barzani Hopes for Unity on Eid al-Fitr

BAS News - 2018-06-14 23:23
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC), Masrour Barzani, on Thursday released a statement to congratulate Muslims in Kurdistan Region and beyond on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr. “This is a fitting movement, as the people of Kurdist ...

Masrour Barzani: We Back Unified Agenda that Serves People

BAS News - 2018-06-11 15:21
ERBIL - Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council Masrour Barzani received on Monday the US Ambassador to Iraq Douglas Silliman for talks on several issues related to recent Iraqi parliamentary election outcome, including formation of the next gove ...

Masrour Barzani “Strongly” Rejects Annulment of Peshmerga Votes

BAS News - 2018-06-09 23:38
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council, Masrour Barzani, on Saturday welcomed the proposal of manual recounting of ballots from the recent Iraqi parliamentary election, but rejected the cancelation of the votes casted by Peshmerga and se ...

White House: Austria offers to host Putin-Trump meeting

Waar Media - 2018-06-08 10:24
WAAR-DUHOK: Austria has informed the United States that it was ready to host a meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Donald Trump, a source in the National Security Council at the White House told reporters. “The Austria ...

Coalition Commander, Masrour Barzani Discuss Security Coordination

BAS News - 2018-06-04 17:39
ERBIL - Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) Masrour Barzani welcomed on Monday General Commander of the US-led Coalition in Iraq Maj. Gen. Walter Piatt to exchange views over the latest political and security developments in the region ...

UN Calls for Calm in Iraq’s Post-Election

BAS News - 2018-06-01 01:07
NEY YORK (UNAMI) — Briefing the UN Security Council, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Iraq Ján Kubiš said national elections were held on 12 May in a generally calm and stable environment. He called on political actors and their suppor ...

Masrour Barzani receives letter from US Secretary of State

Waar Media - 2018-05-21 20:54
WAAR-DUHOK: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in a letter to Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council Masrour Barzani has reiterated his country’s commitment to anti-terror and stabilization efforts. In response to a congratulatory message by Barz ...

US Secretary of State Sends Letter to Masrour Barzani, Reiterates Support

BAS News - 2018-05-21 20:27
ERBIL - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in a letter to Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council Masrour Barzani has reiterated his country’s commitment to anti-terror and stabilization efforts. In response to a congratulatory message by Barzani ...

Masrour Barzani, UK Envoy Meet in Erbil

BAS News - 2018-05-06 17:42
ERBIL - Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) Masrour Barzani received on Sunday the UK Ambassador to Iraq, Jon Wilks to discuss the latest political developments in the region. During the meeting where the Consul General of the United K ...

Masrour Barzani: “Treason” Affected Referendum’s Expected Outcomes

BAS News - 2018-04-26 11:25
ERBIL — The Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC), Masrour Barzani, said on Thursday that the expected outcomes of the independence referendum have not been realised due to a treason by some Kurdish factions in the disputed Kurdish areas ...

Masrour Barzani, US Commanders Discuss Continued Military Coordination

BAS News - 2018-04-24 18:19
ERBIL - Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) Masrour Barzani received on Tuesday Operation Inherent Resolve Commander Lieutenant General Paul Funk to discuss the latest political and security developments in the region and ties between ...

Iraqi Jets Kill Thirty Six IS Militants in Syria: Report

BAS News - 2018-04-22 17:13
ERBIL - Iraqi warplanes killed on Sunday 36 Islamic State (IS) militants, including six senior leaders, said a source. According to a statement released by spokesperson for the Iraqi Security Media Council, Brig. Gen. Yehiya Rasool, be Iraqi F-16 jets ha ...

Masrour Barzani, Australian Envoy Discuss Bilateral Ties

BAS News - 2018-04-22 14:02
ERBIL - Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) Masrour Barzani received on Sunday Australian Ambassador to Iraq Joanne Loundes to discuss the latest political and security developments in Middle East and ties between Erbil and Canberra. D ...

Iran National Security to Meet Protesters Across Kurdish Cities

BAS News - 2018-04-21 15:11
ERBIL - After one week of a continuous strike staged by the Kurdish people in Iran protesting the cross-border porters closure, the country's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) vowed on Saturday to set a meeting to discuss the matter. The demonstra ...

White House confirms Trump still wants to meet with Putin

Waar Media - 2018-04-20 23:36
WAAR-DUHOK: US President Donald Trump still wants to hold a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, a well-informed official at the National Security Council told TASS on Friday. The will to hold the meeting is still there, since President Trump i ...

Coalition Commander Discusses Security Coordination with Masrour Barzani

BAS News - 2018-04-19 13:28
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) Masrour Barzani received on Thursday General Commander of the US-led Coalition in Iraq Maj. Gen. Walter Piatt, discussing the latest political and security developments in the region and ties ...

Turkey’s security council advises to extend state of emergency

Waar Media - 2018-04-17 18:46
WAAR-DUHOK: Turkey’s National Security Council advised to extend the state of emergency introduced in the wake of failed putsch in 2016 for another three more months, the council said on Tuesday. The extension will likely be approved by parliament. The s ...

Masrour Barzani, Chief of Office Security Cooperation Meet in Erbil

BAS News - 2018-04-15 17:55
ERBIL - Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) Masrour Barzani received on Sunday Chief of Office Security Cooperation – Iraq Major General Bradley Becker to discus the political and security situation in Iraq. During the meeting, the two ...

UNSC: Russia’s Resolution on Syria Rejected

BAS News - 2018-04-14 23:29
ERBIL — The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) held a meeting on Saturday to discuss the Russian-drafted resolution on the current situation in Syria in the aftermath of US missile attacks against Bashar al-Assad’s regime, but failing to adopt the re ...

UNSC fails to adopt Russia-drafted resolution condemning Syria strike

Waar Media - 2018-04-14 22:12
WAAR-DUHOK: The United Nations Security Council did not approve on Saturday the Russia-drafted resolution that condemns air strikes launched by the United States and its allies against Syria. Three countries – Russia, China and Bolivia – voted in favor o ...

Departure of Bossert Reveals “Boltonization” of National Security Council

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2018-04-13 02:11
Yesterday, Thomas P. Bossert, the President’s Homeland Security Advisor, abruptly resigned from his post. It came as a surprise to homeland security observers and to Bossert himself. Speaking at the Cipher Brief’s 2018 Threat Conference in Sea Island, Ge ...

Masrour Barzani, EU Envoy Discuss Security

BAS News - 2018-04-11 20:30
ERBIL - Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) Masrour Barzani received on Wednesday Head of Mission at European Union Advisory Mission in Iraq Markus Ritter for talks about security establishment throughout Iraq. During the meeting, the ...

Russian Envoy Discusses US Threats on Syria with Iranian Top Officials

BAS News - 2018-04-11 12:12
ERBIL - Russian President Vladimir Putin's Special Envoy for Syria Alexander Lavrentiev have met with Iran's Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani in Tehran to discuss US threats to attack the Syrian regime, a report said. During the meeting, t ...
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