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Iraqi Kurds vote overwhelmingly for independence

CBS News - 2017-10-01 05:32
There's ongoing fallout from an election in Iraq this week after Kurds for independence. Iraqi Kurds have been a crucial partner of the U.S. in the fight against ISIS. They say the Iraqi government is now taking steps against them that could hinder their ...

Kurds vote for independence from Iraq

CBS News - 2017-09-30 21:18
In a controversial and some say illegal vote, 90 percent of Iraqi Kurds, who have been America's closest partners in the fight against ISIS, have voted for independence from the Iraqi government. That vote has set off a series of backlash and retaliations ...

Kurds vote in controversial referendum

CNN - 2017-09-28 17:56
Iraqi Kurds have voted overwhelmingly in favor of declaring independence from Iraq in a historic and controversial referendum that could have wide-ranging implications for the Middle East. ...

Barzani: No Alternatives to Independence Referendum So far

BAS News - 2017-09-20 16:22
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani reiterated that Erbil is open to an alternative for its planned independence referendum if it could meet Kurdistan Region’s demands, but such a proposal is yet to be put forward. During a massive rally in ...

Erdogan says plans for Iraq referendum lack reason

KurdPress - 2017-09-16 11:41
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday that the Iraqi Kurdish region’s plans to hold an independence referendum on Sept. 25 show a lack of both reason and experience. ...

Iraqi Parliament votes against Kurdistan Independence Referendum

Waar Media - 2017-09-12 17:09
WAAR-DUHOK: The Iraqi parliament voted on Tuesday to oppose Kurdistan independence referendum planned to hold this month prompting a walkout by Kurdish lawmakers. Speaker Salim al-Juburi, a Sunni Arab, said the vote required the government to “take all s ...

Turkey Urges Iraqi Kurds to Abandon Independence Vote

The Kurdish Project - 2017-08-24 22:37
The following article was originally published in Al Jazeera English. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has urged Iraqi Kurds to cancel an independence referendum planned for next month. Speaking to reporters in Baghdad on Wednesday, Cavusoglu ca ...