Urgent: US forces bomb the popular crowd on the Iraqi-Syrian border

08-08-2017 12:44 AM


Baghdad News –

US forces bombed the popular crowd on the Iraqi-Syrian border, a source said Tuesday.

The source said in a statement to Baghdad News, that the US forces bombed a short time ago the popular crowd, indicating that the initial toll killed about 40 people and wounded 30 others were injured.




Democratic Kurdistan reveals the details of the visit of the Kurdish delegation to Baghdad .. Letter “escalation” to Abadi!


Policy     access_time 2017/08/07 20:14

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The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) announced on Monday the date and details of the expected visit of a Kurdish delegation to Baghdad to discuss the file of the referendum on independence, stressing that it will carry a message to the Prime Minister Haider Abadi.

“The Kurdish delegation will arrive in Baghdad next Wednesday, and it is likely to be headed by the Prime Minister of the Kurdistan region, Najirvan Barzani,” said MP Najib Najib, in a statement to Baghdad today.

Najib said that “the delegation will meet with Prime Minister Haider al-Abbadi and some officials and heads of political blocs, to discuss the subject of the referendum in the Kurdistan region, and know the interest of Iraq and Kurdistan of the referendum and the future relationship between the two sides,” asserting that “the delegation will tell Abbadi that the Kurds do not need to take permission From any party to hold the referendum. “

A number of media have revealed the expected visit of a small delegation of “decision-makers” in the Kurdistan region to the capital Baghdad on the tenth of this month on the referendum scheduled for September 25 this year.



Iraqi society suspends issuance of passports for two weeks

Iraq suspends issuance of passports for two weeks
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Shafaq News / announced the Iraqi Foreign Ministry, a halt to the system of issuing passports for two weeks.
The ministry said in a statement to the twilight news that it “announces to all members of the Iraqi communities the suspension of the system of issuing passports and apologize to our embassies and consulates to accept applications for issuance as of 2017/8/8 for a period of fourteen days.”
She explained that the reason for this “for the purpose of installing the modern system at the headquarters of the Directorate of Passport Affairs of the Ministry of Interior in Baghdad.”

Kurdish delegation to Baghdad to discuss the referendum on secession



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Baghdad Baraa al – Shammari

7 August 2017

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 A Kurdish political source revealed a high-level delegation headed to the Iraqi capital Baghdad to discuss the issue of holding a referendum on the independence of the Kurdistan region of Iraq, scheduled for the twenty-fifth of September.

 The source said that the delegation is scheduled to go to Baghdad this week, will include leaders of the two main parties in the Kurdistan region, the Kurdistan Democratic Party, the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, as well as other Kurdish officials, explaining to the  new Arab  that the delegation will try to convince the Iraqi government and the Federal Parliament in Baghdad the importance of the referendum for the Kurds, and not to retreat in any way.

The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) secretary-general, Fadhil Mirani, said on Monday that Kurdistan Region President Massoud Barzani and Deputy Secretary-General of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan Kusrat Rasul were authorized to form a delegation to Baghdad during their scheduled meeting today. , That the two parties are waiting for a step by the movement  change  Kurdish.

Mirani said :  If the movement did not change this step, a meeting will be held between the Kurdish parties,  noting that Barzani will decide the final list of the delegation that will go to Baghdad.

According to reports reported by the Kurdish media that a delegation from the Supreme Committee for the referendum of Kurdistan will visit Baghdad soon to discuss the question of the referendum, explaining that it includes the former deputy prime minister of Iraq, leader of the Kurdistan Democratic Party, Rose Nuri Shaways, head of the Kurdistan Regional Bureau, Fuad Hussein, In the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, Adnan Mufti, member of the Political Bureau of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, Khalil Ibrahim, a representative of the Christian component, and another about the Turkmen.

The delegation will meet Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi, President Fuad Masum, Parliament Speaker Saleem al-Jubouri and other political forces in Baghdad, and will inform them of the insistence of the Kurdish leadership on holding the referendum on schedule.

The head of the Kurdistan region, on Sunday, that the region is still in the process of independence, explaining, during a message to the  Kurdish people  that the rights of Christians will be kept in  Kurdistan  , adding that the authorities there will work to  strengthen ties of brotherhood and peaceful coexistence in Territory  .

Barzani pointed out that  the past phase proved the lack of meaning of partnership with the Iraqi state,  stressing that “the sure treatment of all the tragedies of the Kurds are through the move towards independence. 


Al-Jaafari to Kurdish deputies: the referendum of Kurdistan is not in the interest of the unity of Iraq

(Baghdad: al-Furat News) Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari told MPs that the referendum of the Kurdistan region to be held on the 25th of next September does not in the interest of the unity of Iraq.
“Al-Jaafari met with the deputies of the Kurdistan Democratic Party in the House of Representatives headed by MP Arafat Karam, and the meeting discussed the latest political and security situation and the great victories achieved by the Iraqis in their war against the terrorist gangs, And the liberation of Iraqi territory. ”
“Iraq has been able to liberate its territory with the sacrifices of its sons in the army, the police, the popular crowd, the tribal fighters and the Peshmerga, and stand united in defending its sovereignty and dignity,” Jaafari said.
He stressed that “the strength of Iraq in the unity of its components, and the cohesion of political forces, and the continuation of dialogue; to overcome the challenges facing him,” explaining that ”
The referendum to be held in the Kurdistan region is not in the interest of the unity of Iraq, which has just emerged from a global war against the gangs of the terrorist advocate. “He said that” has not heard from any country in the world in support of the referendum step, and that everyone believes that the unity of Iraq is important for the stability of the region, stressing that ” the separation does not hurt the interests of one and we respect the opinion of the Kurdish citizen , provided that heaping within the constitution.”
for their part , confirmed the Kurdistan Democratic party , ” the members of the need for the continuation of dialogue between the political parties”, praising the “achievements of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in strengthening relations with the countries of Ala No different. ”
The Kurdish parties agreed on 7 June to hold a referendum next September 25 elections on November 6, with the exception of opposition to change the Islamic Group of Kurdistan.
The countries of Iran, Turkey, the United States, Russia, the United Nations and Germany, as well as Baghdad, have opposed holding the Kurdistan independence referendum to threaten the unity of Iraq.
The President of the region Massoud Barzani earlier, the referendum resolution “irreversible” and “will prevent the occurrence of disasters in the region,” noting “we seek to achieve this through dialogue with Baghdad and regional powers to avoid conflict.”

Urgent policy .. Kurdistan announces the dispatch of a delegation to Baghdad to discuss the referendum

Urgent: Kurdistan announces sending a delegation to Baghdad to discuss the referendum
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The High Committee for the referendum in the Kurdistan Region, sent a high-level delegation to the capital Baghdad to discuss the issue of holding a referendum with Iraqi officials.
The committee held a meeting on Monday under the chairmanship of Massoud Barzani, head of the region, to discuss the formation of a delegation to discuss with Iraqi officials in Baghdad, scheduled for the referendum scheduled for September 25.
According to a statement following the meeting, a high-level delegation was formed and a comprehensive program of work was prepared to discuss the referendum in Baghdad.
The statement did not mention the names of the delegation or the date of his visit to Baghdad.

Kurdistan formed an official delegation to negotiate with Baghdad on the referendum on independence



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A member of the referendum council of the Kurdistan region of Yerevan, on Monday, the formation of a Kurdish delegation to negotiate with Baghdad on the referendum on the independence of the region, likely to visit the delegation Baghdad, the end of this week.

“The meeting decided to form an official delegation to negotiate with Baghdad on the referendum on the independence of Kurdistan,” Nissan said in an interview for Alsumaria News, “The Kurdistan Regional Council held a meeting on Monday under the supervision of Kurdistan Region President Massoud Barzani.”

“The delegation includes representatives of the Kurdistan Democratic Party, the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan and the Kurdistan Islamic Union and representatives of the components of Christianity, Turkmen and Yezidi,” likely to “visit the delegation Baghdad this weekend.”

The Kurdish parties held a meeting on June 7, 2017 in the resort of Salah al-Din in Erbil, headed by Kurdistan Region President Massoud Barzani amid the province of some political forces, and agreed to hold a referendum on the fate of the region on the twenty-fifth of September.


The Supreme Council for the referendum: the delegation of the Kurdistan region will go to Baghdad within the next two days


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Saadi Ahmed Bireh

Ruudau – Erbil

The Supreme Council for the referendum, that the delegation of the Kurdistan region will go to the Iraqi capital Baghdad, to hold official talks with government officials on the referendum on independence, noting that “the appointment of members of the delegation will be today.”

“The media often misrepresent the positions of countries in the referendum,” said a member of the council, a spokesman for the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, Saadi Ahmed Bireh, at a seminar on the referendum held on Monday, August 7, 2017. For example, the United States and other countries opposed the referendum, and the fact that no one said that it is against the referendum, but affirm that they have some observations and this does not mean rejection.

He added that “Europe and America and all the neighboring countries were against the division of Yugoslavia, and was always repeated emphasis on the unity of Yugoslav territory, but after the separation of Croatia was the United States the first country to open an embassy, ​​and this also happened in the Czech and many other countries,” following that ” The world’s observations about a process like the referendum are normal, but the survival of dependence is the real dilemma. “

“This is a lie, when did the Kurds say that we would achieve our independence through the use of this military force or that? We want to declare independence through dialogue, and when the dialogue was,” he said, “the people who exploit the situation are creating fears among citizens to push them to store food. Cause the closure of borders and the starvation of citizens? “.

The member of the Political Bureau of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan that “we will meet this evening to appoint members of the delegation, who will visit Baghdad during the next two days to conduct the dialogue, and I think that what will be said in Baghdad will be essential, and we will assure Baghdad in the first place and Turkey and Iran neighbors second geopolitical region, The international community that the Kurds will not lay the basis for destabilizing the security of the region and its political systems, on the contrary, Kurds have never wanted to be a destabilizing factor, but that the right to self-determination means stability and coexistence, not mandatory.

Translated and edited by: Shunem Abdullah Khoshna


Tomorrow .. Barzani in Baghdad to begin consultations on the file of the referendum on independence



Tomorrow .. Barzani in Baghdad to begin consultations on the file of the referendum on independence


07-08-2017 02:03 PMThe Euphrates –

The news of the Euphrates news that the Kurdistan region is near completion of the features of the delegation, which will go to Baghdad to discuss the file of the referendum on independence in an official manner.

The secretary of the Political Bureau of the Kurdistan Democratic Party Fadhil Mirani said that the head of the Kurdistan region Massoud Barzani and the first deputy secretary-general of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, Kosrat Rasul Ali, will resolve today to name members of the delegation to Baghdad. Noting that the Kurdish forces are waiting for an initiative by the Movement for Change, stressing at the same time that the delegation will be formed even in the absence of change.

The sources quoted the media adviser in the Office of the Presidency of the province Kifah Mahmoud as saying that the delegation will be high-level and will represent the Supreme Council for the referendum in Kurdistan. “Perhaps President Masoud Barzani and his deputy, Kosrat Rasool, will head this delegation, which will be political, technical and governmental, to start consultations with our partners in Baghdad.

He pointed out that the visit of the delegation will be before August 10 this year.




Secretary General of the Council of Ministers confirms the presence of a large role for the private sector in the next phase

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Secretary-General of the Council of Ministers Mahdi Al-Alak, on Monday, the existence of government plans to give a significant role and promising to the private sector in Iraq by activating the investment side in the next phase within the sectors of economy and reconstruction.
Al-Aalak said during a meeting with the Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Iraq, Mr. Matthias Walters, in his official office today, that “Iraq is working intensively to increase the pace of re-stabilization and reconstruction in liberated cities through the preparation of the international conference to be held in Kuwait Early next year. ”
“Iraq needs the support of all brotherly and friendly countries to make the conference a success,” he said.
He invited Dutch companies specializing in investment, agriculture and industry to benefit from their expertise in Iraq.



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