Kurdistan

Iraqi Kurdistan invites observers to monitor independence referendum

The government of the Iraqi Kurdistan autonomous region invites all international organisations to monitor the upcoming independence referendum in order to ensure that the...

Iraqi Kurdistan wants independence vote to be first step to talks with Baghdad –...

Iraqi Kurdistan expresses hope that the independence referendum, scheduled for late September, will mark the beginning of a comprehensive dialogue with Baghdad, head of...

Turkish troops cross the border into Iraqi Kurdistan

Turkish troops moving in Cukurca district of Hakkari in southeastern Turkey crossed the border into Iraqi Kurdistan on the night between Friday and Saturday,...

Turkish army says 20 Kurdish militants killed in air strikes in southeast, Iraq’s north

A total of 20 members of Kurdistan Worker's Party (PKK) were killed on Tuesday as a result of airstrikes carried out by the...

UK against Iraqi Kurdistan’s plans to hold referendum on independence – Foreign Secretary

The United Kingdom urges the authorities of the Iraqi Kurdistan region, which thrives for independence from Iraq, to refrain from their plans to hold...

Turkey says Iraqi Kurdish plan for independence vote a ‘terrible mistake’

Turkey on Friday called a plan by Iraqi Kurds to hold a referendum on independence a "terrible mistake", saying that Iraq's territorial integrity and...

Iraqi Kurdistan seeks to deepen ties with Russia

Iraqi Kurdistan hopes for further development of relations with Russia and expansion of cooperation with Russian companies in various spheres, Prime Minister of the...

Russia paying special attention to Kurdish issue – Lavrov

Russia is paying special attention to the Kurdish issue, the Kurds are actively assisting the counterterrorism fight in Syria and Iraq, Russian Foreign Minister...

Ex-captive of Islamic State, Nadia Murad, returns to village in Shingal

Nadia Murad made an emotional return on Thursday to the Yazidi village in northern Iraq where she was captured and sold as a slave...

Iraqi PMU forces reach Shingal – reports

The Popular Mobilization Units (PMU), an Iraqi state-sponsored umbrella organization composed of a number of Shia and Sunni Muslim, Christian and Yazidi militias, said...

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