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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 ...

Masrour Barzani: Solution to Disputes is Constitution

BAS News - 2018-04-10 13:11
ERBIL — The Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council, Masrour Barzani, has reiterated that Erbil seeks implementation and commitment of all sides to the Iraqi constitution as the way out of crisis. “The situation in Iraq should be addressed in a w ...

Haley urges UN to ‘see justice done’ in Syria, vows US response

Waar Media - 2018-04-10 12:49
WAAR-DUHOK: US Ambassador Nikki Haley on Monday urged the United Nations Security Council to act following the latest alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria, warning the United States was ready to respond. Russia said a US military strike against Syria ...

UNSC to hold emergency meeting over Syria chemical attack

Waar Media - 2018-04-09 11:53
WAAR-DUHOK: The UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting on Monday over a suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria. “The US, along with Cote d’Ivoire, France, Kuwait, the Netherlands, Peru, Poland, Sweden, and the UK, has called for an emerge ...

UNSC to Meet on Monday, Discuss Syria Chemical Attack

BAS News - 2018-04-08 22:50
ERBIL — The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) will hold an urgent meeting on Monday on the reports about chemical attacks in Syria against civilians. Syrian American Medical Society (SAMS) and the civil defense service said that a Saturday bombardme ...

Trump Agrees to Keep US Troops in Syria for "Little Longer"

BAS News - 2018-04-04 18:20
ERBIL - US President Donald Trump has approved in a National Security Council meeting on Tuesday to keep his country's troops in Syria for a longer time, insisting on pulling them out soon, a report said on Wednesday. “We’re not going to immediately with ...

Cyprus to resort to UN Security Council if Turkey drills in EEZ

Waar Media - 2018-03-30 17:23
WAAR-DUHOK: Cyprus president Nicos Anastasiades has not ruled out resorting to the UN Security Council if Turkey tries to drill for gas inside Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone. Should this happen, the president told Greek state television ERT, the governm ...

Ankara threatens Baghdad with blocking water resource over PKK issue

Waar Media - 2018-03-29 17:29
WAAR-DUHOK: Turkey’s National Security Council on Wednesday has warned Iraq about resolving the issue of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in its territories, state media outlets reported. Turkey has threatened again to extend its operation to Qandil an ...

Turkey Continues to Threaten Iraq over PKK

BAS News - 2018-03-29 11:45
ERBIL - Turkey’s National Security Council on Wednesday has warned Iraq about resolving the issue of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) in its territories, state media outlets reported. Turkey has threatened again to extend its operation to Qandil and Si ...

Masrour Barzani, Philippines Envoy Discuss Bilateral Ties

BAS News - 2018-03-29 00:04
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) Masrour Barzani received on Wednesday the outgoing Charge d’Affaires of Philippines in Baghdad, Elmer Cato, discussing the bilateral ties and the current situation in the region. “Cato praise ...

Masrour Barzani Receives US Military Delegation in Erbil

BAS News - 2018-03-28 17:21
ERBIL - Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) Masrour Barzani received on Wednesday the new general commander of the US-led Coalition in Iraq Maj. Gen. Walter Piatt to discuss the latest political and security developments in the region ...

violations against hundreds of thousands of people in turkey: UN reported

Roji Kurd - 2018-03-21 00:01
The United Nations is throwing serious human rights violations against hundreds of thousands of people in turkey, committed since the coup d ‘ état in the summer of 2016. Roji Kurd: In a report by the un security council, among others: Teachers and prosec ...

Masrour Barzani’s Message on Nawroz: Unity Secures Future

BAS News - 2018-03-20 13:11
ERBIL — The Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC), Masrour Barzani, released a message on Tuesday to mark the Kurdish New Year (Nawroz), encouraging Kurds to remain united in the face of challenges. “I send my best wishes for a happy and ...

The outcome of the combats in Afrin within the past 24 hours

SDF Press - 2018-03-13 19:42
Despite the UN Security Council Resolution 2401, which obligates all parties to stop hostilities, the Turkish state continues to violate the international resolution and targets our people in Afrin with deferent types of weapons and airstrikes, which expo ...

Masrour Barzani, Chinese Envoy Discuss Bilateral Ties

BAS News - 2018-03-13 18:55
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) Masrour Barzani received on Tuesday Ambassador Chen Weiqing of the People’s Republic of China, discussing bilateral ties and latest developments in the region. “Ambassador Weiqing recognized ...

People in Afrin Urge UN to Break Silence About Turkish Offensive

BAS News - 2018-03-11 22:13
ERBIL - The people of Kurdish Afrin Canton in Syria on Sunday gathered calling on the UN Security Council to pressure Turkey to halt its offensive in the region in a statement, said Firat News Agency. According to ANF, the Afrin Canton Executive Council ...

The outcome of combats within the past 24 hours in Afrin

SDF Press - 2018-03-11 15:52
Despite the UN Security Council Resolution 2401, which obligates all parties to stop hostilities, the Turkish state continues to violate the international resolution and targets our people in Afrin with deferent types of weapons and airstrikes, which expo ...

Russia Should Go Beyond Humanitarian Corridors in Syria

International Crisis Group - 2018-03-08 19:32
Russia’s proposal for humanitarian corridors for Eastern Ghouta and Rukban camp have little chance of mitigating suffering there. Instead, Moscow should push for a negotiated resolution of Eastern Ghouta through UN Security Council Resolution 2401 and se ...

Over 900 Civilians Killed in Afrin So Far: REPORT

BAS News - 2018-03-08 11:26
ERBIL - Even though the UN Security Council on February 24 approved a 30-day cease-fire across Syria, including the Kurdish enclave of Afrin, to deliver humanitarian aid to the civilians in the area, Turkey has continued its assault on the region, killin ...
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