Khalid bin Salman: Capture of ISIS leader shows commitment to eradicate terror

Khalid bin Salman: Capture of ISIS leader shows commitment to eradicate terror

:: The capture of ISIS’ leader, Abu Osama al-Muhajir, in Yemen is just the latest example of our commitment to eradicating the scourge of terrorism, Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Defense Minister Prince Khalid More »

Iran foreign minister accuses US’ Bolton of plotting for war

Iran foreign minister accuses US’ Bolton of plotting for war

:: Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif accused US National Security Adviser John Bolton of plotting for war against Iran in a tweet on Tuesday. “Wanna know why those with proven record More »

Saudi Crown Prince departs for Asia trip including South Korea, Japan

Saudi Crown Prince departs for Asia trip including South Korea, Japan

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has departed on a trip to South Korea and Japan, where he will lead the Kingdom’s delegation to the G20 summit in Osaka, the More »

King Salman promotes, appoints 38 judges at various levels

King Salman promotes, appoints 38 judges at various levels

:: King Salman issued a royal order on Monday promoting 38 judges at the Ministry of Justice at various ranks. The Kingdom is taking measures to revolutionize its judicial system. Recently, the More »

Iran says it welcomes any diffusion of tensions in region

Iran says it welcomes any diffusion of tensions in region

:: Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman said on Monday Tehran welcomes any diffusion of tensions in the Gulf region following weeks of deteriorating relations with Washington. “We welcome diffusion of tensions in the More »

 

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Kurdish parties call for Barzani’s removal, formation of interim government

:: Several parties in the Kurdistan region of Iraq, including the Gorran Movement, the Islamic Group and the Alliance for Democracy and Justice, issued a joint statement on Tuesday calling for the resignation of provincial President Masoud Barzani and the

Dignitaries gather in Kurd city for Iraq ex-president Talabani’s funeral

:: Iraqi Kurdish leaders were joined by representatives of the Baghdad government Friday for the funeral of Iraqi ex-president Jalal Talabani, a veteran of the struggle for Kurdish self-rule, an AFP journalist reported. Talabani died in Germany on Tuesday aged

Abadi calls travel ban constitutional, Kurdistan refuses to relinquish borders

:: As the Iraqi Prime Minister on Friday said the direct air travel ban is not “a punition against the citizens of the region” the Kurdistan Regional Government refused to relinquish control of its border crossings. Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi

Iraqi Kurdish leader Barzani delays independence vote announcement

:: Iraqi Kurdish leader Massud Barzani on Saturday delayed a scheduled news conference on a controversial independence referendum he has called for next week as international pressure mounts for a postponement. There has been uncertainty about whether the vote will

Barzani meets with Saudi minister ahead of Kurdish referendum

:: Kurdish leader Massoud Barzani recieved Saudi Minister of State for Gulf Affairs Thamer al-Sabhan on Saturday as part of a Saudi offer of mediation between Erbil and Baghdad. Tensions between both sides have recently erupted in the wake of

Iraqi Kurd parliament reconvenes to vote on independence referendum

:: The parliament of Iraq’s autonomous Kurdistan region convened for the first time in two years on Friday to vote on a plan to hold a referendum on independence on Sept. 25. The central government in Baghdad opposes the plan,

Barzani: Decision of referendum came after failure of partnership with Baghdad

:: The head of the Iraqi Kurdistan province, Massoud Barzani, said in an exclusive interview with Al Arabiya that the decision of the referendum came because of the failure of partnership with Baghdad. Barzani explained that many attempts adopted by

Iraqi Kurds plan independence referendum on Sept. 25

:: Iraq’s autonomous Kurdish region has called a referendum on independence to be held on Sept. 25, an official said on Wednesday, moving ahead with a plan for full statehood that is likely to be opposed by Baghdad. Hemin Hawrami,

King Salman holds talks with Barzani

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman receives Massoud Barzani, president of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, at his palace in Riyadh on Tuesday. They discussed ways to further enhance bilateral cooperation between the Kingdom and Iraq, in addition

Biden and Barzani discuss Sinjar battle in northern Iraq

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden spoke with Iraqi Kurdish regional President Massoud Barzani on Tuesday about Kurdish forces’ success in seizing the northern Iraqi town of Sinjar from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) last week, the White

Three killed in unrest in Iraq’s Kurdistan region

Three people were killed in a third day of violent unrest in Iraq’s Kurdistan region on Saturday, as protesters attacked or torched several offices of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) in Sulaimaniyah province. The protests, the most serious the region

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