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Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Masrour Barzani arrived in Baghdad on Tuesday to meet with top Iraqi officials. Barzani is heading a high-level delegation in his first visit to Baghdad since he has taken office last week. KRG PM was received by Iraqi President Barham Salih, he was also received by Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi […]

Ambassador of Bahrain Salah Ali al-Malki has returned to Baghdad after Manama recalled him last month when the embassy was attacked by a hundreds of protestors.The ambassador was received by the Iraqi president who praised Bahrain’s reaction to the incidents to save the bilateral ties between Manama and Baghdad.Iraqi president said in a statement.“We welcomed the Ambassador’s […]

In his recent trip to Paris meeting French President Emmanuel Macron in the Élysée Palace. President Nechirvan Barzani discussed ties between Erbil – Paris with French Mayor Anne Hidalgo. Barzani commended France’s support to the Kurdistan Region and hoped for the continued cooperation between the two capitals. Mayor Hidalgo praised the coexistence, tolerance, and diversity of the […]

The Kurdistan Parliament confirmed Masrour Barzani as the new Prime Minister of Kurdistan Region along with his government cabinet by a majority vote. Barzani received 88 favorable votes from 106 lawmakers in attendance, and his deputy, Qubad Talabani, received 73. The President Nechirvan Barzani congratulated Masrour and wrote in an official statement that the formation of […]

Qatar Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani is meeting United States President Donald Trump in Washington, DC, to discuss regional security in the Gulf and mutual 148 billion dollars economic ties, among other issues. The emir’s visit on Tuesday comes amid heightened tensions between Iran and the US and an ongoing blockade imposed on Qatar by its Arab neighbours. Two successive bomb […]

Saudi Arabia’s Abha International Airport came under a drone attack by the Houthis on Monday night.The drone attempted to target Saudi military spots in there. The Saudi-led Arab coalition naval forces have claimed that they foiled an attack on a commercial ship in the Red Sea which was allegedly carried out by militia of Houthi. Officials […]

The World Bank will lend a total of $200 million to Iraq in order to upgrade its electricity grid. According to the agreement, which was signed by Finance Minister Fuad Hussein and Yara Salim, a representative to the World Bank, Iraq will focus on improving the power supply in the southern provinces where people have […]

Iran threatens Britain with retaliation if tanker is not released after Local authorities with the aid of British Royal Marines took custody of the Iranian ship off the coast of Gibraltar claiming that the tanker, was bound for Syria with around two million barrels of Iranian crude oil, in violation of EU sanctions that prohibit […]

Eight people were injured after several vehicles collided on the Erbil-Pirmam road on Wednesday, the injured were taken to West Erbil Emergency Hospital. However, the vehicles were heavily damaged in the crash. Elsewhere one the same day, three people died in another crash and five others were wounded in a collision on the Sulaimani-Arbat road. Firefighters […]

Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani received the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary- General for Iraq Jeanine Hennis to discuss the latest political developments in the region. The pair stressed on UN’s role in resolving the remaining disputes between Erbil and Baghdad, specifically issues about the disputed territories and related to article 140 from […]

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