Tag archive for ‘Erbil’
Ibrahim Biro_KNC_Iraq_Syria
By nsnbc On Friday, January 20th, 2017

Turkey Invites Syrian – Kurdish KNC to Astana

nsnbc : Turkey invited three members of the Syrian Kurdish National Council (KNC / ENKS) to the talks in Astana January 23 – 25. The KNC is politically allied with northern Iraq’s Kurdistan Democratic More...

By nsnbc On Monday, January 9th, 2017

Prominent Kurds Blast Turkey and Northern Iraq’s Barzani Regime for Having Kurds Fight Kurds

 nsnbc : The prominent Iraqi Kurdish politician Dr. Mahmoud Osman as well as Turkey’s Communities Union in Kurdistan, the political wing of Turkey’s outlawed Kurdistan Worker’s Party (PKK) criticized More...

By nsnbc On Sunday, January 8th, 2017

Iraq’s Barzani and Turkey Agree on Fighting Turkey’s PKK

nsnbc : Massoud Barzani, the President of Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government, and Turkey’s Prime Minister Binali Yildirim, agreed to cooperate in combating terrorism, including militants of Turkey’s More...

By nsnbc On Monday, January 2nd, 2017

Iraq: Hollande and Le Drian Visit Baghdad and Erbil

nsnbc : French President Francois Hollande and Defense Minister Yves le Drian arrived in the Iraqi capital Baghdad for talks with the federal government on operations against the Islamic State. The two will also More...

By nsnbc On Tuesday, December 27th, 2016
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Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government Tries to Sell Oil Fields to Turkey: Leaked Documents

nsnbc : Documents released by WikiLeaks reveal that the Iraqi Kurdistan Region’s Minister of Natural Resources, Ashti Hawrami, proposed selling oil fields to Turkey’s Minister of Energy and Natural Resources. More...

Massoud Barzani (L), whose term as President of Iraq’s Kurdistan Region ended on August 20, 2015, but refused to step down and remains unofficially in office, talk with his nephew Kurdistan PM Nechirvan Barzani.
By nsnbc On Friday, October 28th, 2016

Iraq’s Integrity Commission Demands Financial Disclosure from Barzani Clan

nsnbc : The Integrity Commission of Iraq’s federal government called on the “President” of Iraq’s Kurdistan region, Masoud Barzani, and his nephew, Kurdistan region’s Prime Minister More...

Masoud Barzani and Peshmerga troops (archives)
By nsnbc On Sunday, October 23rd, 2016
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Iraqi Peshmerga General Command Denounced US Anti-ISIS Air Strikes as Insufficient

nsnbc : The General Command of the Iraqi – Kurdish Peshmega forces denounced air strikes by the US-led coalition against ISIS amidst the ongoing campaign to liberate Mosul from the insurgents as insufficient. More...

US Special Forces in Iraq (archives)
By nsnbc On Friday, October 21st, 2016

US Soldier Killed in Mosul Operation in Iraq: Coalition Center

nsnbc : The center for the US-led coalition in Iraq announced that a US American soldier has been killed during the fourth day of the offensive aimed at dislodging ISIL from the city of Mosul. The name, rank of service More...

By Christof Lehmann On Wednesday, October 19th, 2016

Why the KDP-I opts for Armed Struggle against Tehran: Middle East War Spills Over into Iran

 Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : 24 years ago, on September 17, 1992, the exiled leaders of the Kurdistan Democratic Party – Iran, Sadegh Saharafani, Fattah Abdoli, Homayoun Ardalan and their translator Nouri More...

By Christof Lehmann On Monday, October 17th, 2016

The Battle for Mosul turns into Regional War – ISIL allowed to flee to Syria

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Iraqi government forces, US-led coalition air forces, Iranian-backed Iraqi militia, Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga and Turkish troops are engaged in a major battle against ISIL in Mosul.  The More...