Tag archive for ‘Erbil’
Iraq_Erbil_Mawloud Mourad, Minister of Transport and Communication
By nsnbc On Friday, February 17th, 2017

Kurdistan “Democratic” Party Minister in Northern Iraq wants to Block Porn Websites

nsnbc : Mawloud Mourad, the Minister of Transport and Communication and member of the Kurdistan Democratic Party, asked the parliament in northern Iraqi Kurdistan for approval so the ministry can, legally and democratically More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Sunday, February 12th, 2017

Kurds Divided Along Geopolitical Fault Lines

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The Syrian Kurdish National Council (KNC) claimed three of its members were arrested by security forces linked to the Democratic Union Party (PYD). The PYD rejects these reports as false. More...

By nsnbc On Thursday, February 9th, 2017

Canada to Arm Iraqi Kurds with Sniper Rifles, Mortars and Anti-Tank Weapons

nsnbc : Canada will provide weapons, including sniper rifles, mortars, anti-tank weapons and other weapons and equipment to Kurdish Peshmerga forces in northern Iraq, stated the Canadian Defense Ministry. The delivery More...

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By nsnbc On Friday, February 3rd, 2017

Sweden Stops Flights To and From Iraq Citing Security Concerns

nsnbc : The Transportation Authority of Sweden decided to halt all flights between Swedish and Iraqi airports including air ports in Erbil, Sulaymaniah, Najaf, as well as the capital Baghdad. On its official website 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 Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

Iraq’s Kurdistan Autonomous Region Prepares for Elections – Or Does It?

nsnbc : Northern Iraq’s Kurdistan Autonomous Region is preparing for ling delayed elections, eventually by November 2017, reported the Kurdistan Independent High Electoral Commission (KIHEC). Elections have More...

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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...