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Iraq's Kurdistan region holds independence vote - BBC News

Iraq's Kurdistan region holds independence vote - BBC News

BBC - 2017-09-25 06:24

Iraq\'s Kurdistan region holds independence vote - BBC News - BBC

After all but defeating the jihadists, Iraq’s army turns on the Kurds

The Economist - 2017-10-21 07:27
WHEN a leader loses half his realm and his government’s main source of revenue and shatters his people’s dreams of independence, all in a couple of days, an apology might seem in order. But Masoud Barzani, the president of Iraq’s Kurdistan region, is not ...

Iran bans oil refinery products traffic with Iraqi Kurdistan: report

E-Kurd - 2017-10-14 19:34
ANKARA,— Iran has banned the transportation of refined crude oil products by Iranian companies to and from Iraq’s Kurdistan region, the semi-official Tasnim news agency said on Friday, after Tehran vowed to stand by Baghdad following the region’s vote fo ...

Iran, Iraq hold exercises near Iraqi Kurdistan: Kurdish official

E-Kurd - 2017-10-14 19:34
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iranian and Iraqi forces staged joint military exercises on Monday near the border with Iraq’s autonomous Kurdistan region, a Kurdish official said, following tensions over the Kurds’ independence vote. Iraqi Kurds vo ...

Gorran’s Mohammad Tofiq Rahim sole candidate in Iraqi Kurdistan presidential vote

E-Kurd - 2017-10-14 19:34
Opponent of Massoud Barzani sole candidate in Iraqi Kurdistan presidential vote SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— An ex-minister in Iraq’s first post-invasion government will be the sole candidate for the presidency of the country’s autonomous Kurdist ...

Iraq orders arrest of Kurdistan officials over independence vote - BBC News

BBC - 2017-10-11 20:46

Iraq orders arrest of Kurdistan officials over independence vote - BBC News

BBC - 2017-10-11 19:18

Iraq blocks international flights to Kurdistan in retaliation for referendum

KNNC - 2017-10-01 01:00
International flights to and from Iraq‌s Kurdistan region were set to end from ...

Last flight departs as Iraq imposes ban for Kurdish independence vote

Reuters - 2017-09-30 03:52
ERBIL, Iraq/ANKARA (Reuters) - The last international flight left Erbil airport on Friday as the Baghdad government imposed an air ban on Iraqi Kurdistan in retaliation for an independence vote that has drawn widespread opposition from foreign powers. ...

Iran bans oil refinery products transportation to and from Kurdistan Region

KurdPress - 2017-09-29 22:41
The Islamic Republic of Iran has banned the transportation of refined crude oil products by Iranian companies to and from Iraq’s Kurdistan region, Tasnim news agency said on Friday. ...

VOA60 World PM - International air ban to and from Iraq's Kurdistan region comes into effect

Dengî Amerîka - 2017-09-29 22:41
International air ban to and from Iraq's Kurdistan region comes into effect ...

Russia urges Iraqi Kurds, Baghdad to find formula for co-existence in unified state

TASS - 2017-09-27 13:56
Iraq’s Kurdistan region held the independence referendum on September 25 ...

Turkey threatens to stop oil flow from Iraq's Kurdish area over referendum vote - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

ABC - 2017-09-26 04:51

Iraqi Kurdistan referendum: High turnout in independence vote - BBC News

BBC - 2017-09-26 01:51

Erdogan warns of sanctions over Kurds' independence bid

Al Jazeera - 2017-09-20 16:03
Turkish leader says Ankara is mulling sanctions if Iraq's Kurdistan region proceeds with September 25 referendum. ...

Iranian FM Zarif, UN special envoy for Iraq discuss Kurdistan Region referendum

KurdPress - 2017-09-19 08:52
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and the United Nations special envoy for Iraq, Yan Kubish, discussed the upcoming referendum of Kurdistan Region in meeting with in New York on Monday, September 19. ...

Kurdish referendum: Iraq's top court suspends independence vote

Usatoday - 2017-09-18 23:21

Iraq′s parliament calls Kurdish independence vote ′unconstitutional′ | News | DW | 12.09.2017

DW - 2017-09-12 18:07

Kurdistan Region begins candidate registration for presidential, parl’t elections

Waar Media - 2017-09-03 13:39
WAAR-DUHOK: Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Registration begins on Sunday for candidates wishing to run in Iraqi Kurdistan Region’s parliamentary and presidential elections on November 1. “On Sunday, registration commence for the lists and political parties fo ...