Northern Iraq

Turkish forces kill 152 PKK terrorists in October
Turkish forces kill 152 PKK terrorists in October

During counter-terrorism operations in Turkey and northern Iraq, security forces killed 152 PKK terrorists and destroyed...

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Independence put on hold
Independence put on hold

Amid the military operation conducted by the central Baghdad administration in Kirkuk, the KRG administration proposed on...

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Israel wants to exploit the Kurdish people Mahmoud Othman
Israel wants to “exploit” the Kurdish people – Mahmoud Othman

In respect to the Israeli support for the referendum, Othman claimed that “nothing good would come” from Israeli support...

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

The KRG referendum chaos continues
The KRG referendum: chaos continues

Insisting that the referendum has done nothing but harmed KRG relations with the region and increased the likelihood of...

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Inside Northern Iraq Hope and Despair are Side by Side
Inside Northern Iraq: Hope and Despair are Side by Side

Threats of sanctions combined with sharp remarks by Ankara, Tehran and Baghdad along with attacks and escalated tensions...

Monday, October 2, 2017

Ankara and Washington on the upcoming crises northern Iraq
Ankara and Washington on the upcoming crises: northern Iraq

Following a meeting with the UN Iraq Envoy Jan Kubis, in a statement Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim Jaafari stated that he...

Friday, September 29, 2017

Northern Iraq chooses isolation
Northern Iraq chooses isolation

During a news conference in Tehran, Ministry spokesman Behram Qasimi said that “At the request of Iraq, we have closed the...

Monday, September 25, 2017

UN Security Council warns against Kurdish referendum
UN Security Council warns against Kurdish referendum

In addition to President Erdogan and the US President Trump who are both in agreement that the vote should not go ahead,...

Friday, September 22, 2017

Northern Iraq proceeding to era of isolation
Northern Iraq proceeding to era of isolation

"The Secretary-General believes that any unilateral decision to hold a referendum at this time would detract from the need...

Monday, September 18, 2017

Tensions rise as the referendum date gets closer Northern Iraq
Tensions rise as the referendum date gets closer: Northern Iraq

The referendum is due to take place on 25 September 2017.

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Kurdish leader denies plans to postpone Iraq referendum
Kurdish leader denies plans to postpone Iraq referendum

Barzani says postponement of Kurdish referendum on independence 'unlikely'

Monday, August 21, 2017

Turkmen slam Hashd al-Shaabi involvement in Tal Afar op
Turkmen slam Hashd al-Shaabi involvement in Tal Afar op

The Hashd al-Shaabi’s expected participation in the campaign has raised fears of sectarian conflict in the...

Monday, August 7, 2017

Intra-Kurdish Approaches to the Independence Referendum in Northern Iraq
Intra-Kurdish Approaches to the Independence Referendum in Northern Iraq

The referendum and possible independence process gets even more complicated when the non-Kurdish actors –both within and...

Friday, July 7, 2017

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