Breaking News from Kurdistan, Europe and Middle East

4 Reasons America & Trump should support Kurdish independence

4 Reasons America & Trump should support Kurdish independence - Conservativereview

En direct d’Erbil, une interview (en anglais) de BHL en faveur de l’indépendance du Kurdistan (« Jews Have ‘Special Obligation’ to Support Kurdish Independence », The Algememeiner, le 24 septembre 2017)

Bernard-Henri Lévy - 2017-09-28 13:13
A la veille du grand referendum appelant les Kurdes à se prononcer le 25 septembre dernier, pour ou contre l’indépendance du Kurdistan irakien, Bernard-Henri Lévy, présent en ce jour historique à Erbil, répondait aux questions du journal new-yorkais The A ...

Iraq threatens flight ban after Kurdish independence vote

Washington Times - 2017-09-26 21:57
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Iraq's prime minister on Tuesday ordered the northern Kurdish region to hand over control of its airports to federal authorities or face a flight ban, signaling a tough response to a landmark Kurdish independence referendum held the da ...

Iraq's Kirkuk province to vote in Kurdish independence referendum

Reuters - 2017-08-29 23:13
KIRKUK, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraq's oil-producing region of Kirkuk will vote in a referendum on Kurdish independence on Sept. 25, its provisional council decided on Tuesday, a move that could increase tension with Arab and Turkmen residents. ...

Disputed Iraqi province to vote on Kurdish independence

FOX News - 2017-08-29 22:35
The ethnically-mixed Iraqi province of Kirkuk, long claimed by both the central government and the autonomous Kurdish region, has voted to take part in a vote on Kurdish independence slated for next month. ...

US firmly opposes Kurdish independence referendum

KurdPress - 2017-08-06 11:23
The US envoy to the international anti-ISIS coalition, Brett McGurk, said that his country is firmly opposed to the Kurdish independence referendum planned for 25th September in the Kurdistan region in northern Iraq. ...

US firmly opposes Kurdish independence referendum: official

Aranews - 2017-08-06 04:55
ARA News Brett McGurk, the US envoy to the international anti-ISIS coalition, said that the United States government is firmly opposed to the Kurdish independence referendum planned for 25th September in the Kurdistan region in northern Iraq. ”We do not ...