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Iraq says it's prepared to use force if Kurdish referendum turns violent

Chicago Tribune - 2017-09-17 02:40
Iraq is prepared to intervene militarily if the Kurdish region's planned independence referendum results in violence, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi told The Associated Press in an exclusive interview Saturday. If the Iraqi population is "threatened by t ...

Trade between Iraqi Kurdistan and Turkey increases: ministry

E-Kurd - 2017-09-05 14:01
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Trade between Iraq’s Kurdistan Region and neighbouring Turkey has increased by 20 percent compared to the first six months of 2016, according the Region’s ministry of trade data, adding this growth is because of re ...

Iraqi Kurdistan poised for bumper gas growth

E-Kurd - 2017-09-05 14:01
LONDON,— Iraq’s Kurdistan is poised for a major increase in gas output following the settlement of a court case with developers who are now looking to unlock the full potential of the region’s large resources, investor Dana Gas told Reuters. The semi-aut ...

Iraqi National Alliance to visit Kurdistan Region over referendum

KurdPress - 2017-09-04 15:05
A member of the Kurdistan Region’s High Referendum Council, Majid Bazrgan said on Sunday, September 4, that a delegation from the Iraqi Shia National Alliance is set to visit the region this week for talks on the independence referendum, NRT reported. ...

Stop risking war by threatening North Korea, Putin tells Trump

Waar Media - 2017-09-02 13:02
WAAR-DUHOK: The Russian president said it was a mistake to pressure Pyongyang over its nuclear missile programme and he favoured negotiation instead. “It is essential to resolve the region’s problems through direct dialogue involving all sides without ad ...

Turkish PM: Kurdistan Referendum Will Not Incite War in the Region

BAS News - 2017-08-25 10:37
ERBIL —Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim on Friday disapproved of the claims that the independence referendum of the Kurdistan Region will incite a new war in the region. Some opposition party leaders and nationalists in Turkey alleged the vote will ...