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Iraq: Airports in Kurdish region to be opened after restoration of federal authority

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Iraq’s Kurds observe 30th anniversary of deadly gas attack

Seattle Times - 2018-03-16 12:55
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Iraq’s Kurdish region has commemorated the 30th anniversary of Saddam Hussein’s 1988 gas attack in the northeastern Kurdish town of Halabja that killed 5,000 people. Kurdish officials delivered speeches to a crowd of hundreds gathered ...

First International Flight to Kurdistan Region to be From Iran

BAS News - 2018-03-15 10:21
ERBIL - An Iranian delegation led by Hassan Danaeifar, former Iran's ambassador to Iraq will visit the Kurdistan Region on Thursday as the first international flight to the region will take off after the lifting of the prolonged ban on the airports. This ...

In Sign of Thaw, Iraq Lifts Flight Ban on Kurdish Region

The Wall Street Journal - 2018-03-14 01:08
A dispute between the Iraqi government and its semiautonomous Kurdish region is easing, five months after clashes in the wake of a referendum on independence that changed the balance of power in the country. ...

Baghdad to Open Airports In Kurdistan This Week: Report

BAS News - 2018-03-13 11:44
ERBIL - The Federal Government officially announced that the international flight ban on the airports in Kurdistan Region will be lifted in this week, said a Iraqi source. According to Iraqi media outlets, the Iraqi PM has met with high Kurdish officials ...

Iraqi PM reopens Kurdish airports to international flights

Seattle Times - 2018-03-13 11:24
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi says he is reopening airports in Iraq’s Kurdish region to international flights after federal authority was restored at the hubs. Al-Abadi’s announcement on Tuesday comes some six months after the airp ...

Kirkuk Provincial Election Approved to Be Held after 13 Years

BAS News - 2018-03-03 18:44
ERBIL — After over a decade since the last provincial elections in Kirkuk, polls are set to be held this year together with the provincial elections in other Iraqi provinces. Kurdish member of the Iraqi Parliament from Kirkuk, Shakhawan Abdullah, togethe ...

International Airports in Kurdistan Region to Open Soon

BAS News - 2018-02-19 14:03
ERBIL - The Iraqi Prime Minister said that he would soon reopen the international airports in the Kurdistan Region and send the Kurdish public employees' salaries after the auditing process.Speaking to DW News, the Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi on Monday said ...