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Shafaaq: Senator Duckworth: Kurdistan is model for Iraq; ISIS not defeated

Justice for Kurds - 2019-05-14 18:11
“I think what the Kurds have been able to do,” US Senator Tammy Duckworth said earlier this week, “sets an example” for the rest of Iraq. Duckworth fought in the US Army in the early years of Operation Iraqi Freedom OIF), as the pilot of a Blackhawk helic ...

Hatha al-youm: KDP, PUK sign final deal on Iraqi Kurdistan government formation

Justice for Kurds - 2019-05-06 23:41
(Hatha al-Youm | Iraq News)- KDP deputy leader Nechirvan Barzani (L) shakes hands with PUK acting leader Kosrat Rasul after signing a new agreement on Kurdistan government formation in Sulaimani, Iraqi Kurdistan, May 5, 2019. Photo: NRT SULAIMANI, Iraq’s ...

Iraqi Kurds commemorate Halabja massacre

Yahoo - 2019-05-02 20:17

Iraqi Shia militias kill two unarmed Kurds in Iran: Rights group

Kurdistan24 - 2019-05-02 19:26

Iraqi Shi’ite Militias Deployed to Iran Kill Two Kurds

BAS News - 2019-05-01 14:20
ERBIL — Iraqi Shi’ite militias of Hashd al-Shaabi have reportedly killed two Kurdish men in northwest Iran, where they are stationed since last week. Hangaw Organization for Human Rights reported on 23rd April that around 60 militiamen of Hashd al-Shaabi ...

Three Kurds Nominated to Iraqi Embassies

BAS News - 2019-04-28 15:44
ERBIL — Three Kurdish figures are nominated to take offices as new ambassadors and consul generals of Iraq abroad. According to an official document by Iraq’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the candidates will be invited to an interview before being appoin ...

Kurds in disputed Kirkuk call for united electoral list in local Iraqi elections

Gulan Media - 2019-04-21 03:55

Kurds in disputed Kirkuk call for united electoral list in local Iraqi elections

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-21 03:32

Iraqi Parliament Forms "National Peace" Committee in Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2019-04-20 23:10
ERBIL - Iraqi Council of Representatives has formed a special committee to establish "national peace" among the Kurds, Arabs, and Turkmens in the disputed town of Tuz Khurmatu, an official confirmed. Talking to BasNews, Sardar Ahmed, a member of the Tuz ...

Iran vows to stand with Baghdad, Ankara against Iraqi Kurds' independence push - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-04-17 11:55

Rudaw: Anfal aimed to ‘eliminate’ Kurdish identity, Kurdistan: Bashir Haddad

Justice for Kurds - 2019-04-15 03:36
GARMIYAN, Kurdistan Region — Bashir Haddad, the second deputy of the speaker of the Iraqi parliament, expressed at an event to remember the victims of the Anfal Campaign that the events of the 1980s tried to eliminate the Kurdish nation’s identity. “This ...

Iraq unearths mass grave of Kurds killed by Saddam

Jerusalem Post - 2019-04-14 23:26
"The new Iraq must never forget these crimes that were committed against Iraqi people from all groups," said Iraqi President Barham Salih. ...

Iraqi president attends unearthing of mass grave of Kurds killed by Saddam

E-Kurd - 2019-04-14 19:17
SAMAWA, Iraq,— Iraq must never forget Saddam Hussein’s crimes or allow his party to return, President Barham Salih said on Sunday after attending the unearthing of a mass grave of Kurds killed by the former leader’s forces three decades ago. The grave, f ...

Iraqi president vows justice for relatives of Anfal massacre victims Country finds mass grave of hundreds of Kurds killed by Saddam April 14, 2019

The National AE - 2019-04-14 17:47

South Kurdistan: Anfal Genocide victims commemorated

ANF - 2019-04-14 15:47
The Iraqi Baathist regime killed as many as 182,000 Kurds between 1986 and 1989. Since 2004, the 14th of April has been the day of remembrance of the victims of the genocidal Anfal campaign. ...

Syrian Kurds hand over 200 Islamic State militants to Iraq: source

E-Kurd - 2019-04-13 19:23
BAGHDAD,— Iraqi security forces received Friday a batch of 200 Islamic State (IS) militants captured by the U.S.-backed Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in neighboring Syria, a security source said. “Iraqi security forces have received 200 IS m ...

Mass grave with Kurdish Anfal victims found in southern Iraq

E-Kurd - 2019-04-13 11:22
SAMAWAH, southern Iraq,— Local authorities from a southern Iraqi province began on Friday the exhumation of a mass grave containing bodies of Kurds believed to have been killed during the former Baathist regime’s deadly Anfal campaign against the Kurds. ...

Syrian Kurds will hand over Iraqi refugees not ISIS detainees to Baghdad

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-12 03:36

Syrian Kurds will hand over Iraqi refugees not ISIS detainees to Baghdad

Gulan Media - 2019-04-12 01:48

Iraqi Kurds plan independence referendum on Sept. 25 - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-04-05 13:04

Turkey raises oil threat after Iraqi Kurds back independence - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-04-05 11:21

Iraqi Kurds Feel ‘Abandoned’ By the US as Israel Offers Support - Breaking Israel News | Latest News. Biblical Perspective.

Breakingisraelnews - 2019-04-01 14:21

Halbousi Says Only People of Kirkuk Can Secure the Province

BAS News - 2019-03-30 12:14
ERBIL — Iraqi Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halbousi said security and stability in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk could only be achieved with the help of local components. Kirkuk, a diverse city of Kurds, Arabs and Turkmens, has been the main ...

Iraqi Kurds elect first woman speaker as stop-gap

Yahoo - 2019-03-24 15:16

The Resurgent Conflict Between The Iraqi Government And The Kurds, Explained - Task & Purpose

Taskandpurpose - 2019-03-23 00:19

Watch: Iraqi Kurds celebrate Nowruz with torchlit mountain procession [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-03-22 18:45

Al-Monitor: Iraqi Kurds urge their Syrian cousins to make peace with Damascus

Justice for Kurds - 2019-03-21 14:28
ERBIL, Iraqi Kurdistan — It has been nearly a year and a half since the Iraqi Kurds held their referendum on independence. The fallout from the referendum, which faced stiff opposition from Baghdad, the United States, Turkey and Iran, has been devastating ...

VIDEO : Watch: Iraqi Kurds celebrate Nowruz with torchlit mountain procession | Euronews

Euronews - 2019-03-21 12:31

Watch: Iraqi Kurds celebrate Nowruz with torchlit mountain procession | Euronews

Euronews - 2019-03-21 12:20

Iraqi Kurds elect first woman speaker in stop-gap measure

Gulf Times - 2019-03-19 00:38

Iraqi Kurds commemorate Halabja massacre

Gulan Media - 2019-03-16 23:28

Iraqi Kurds commemorate Halabja massacre

France24 - 2019-03-16 20:14

Iraqi Kurds mark 31th anniversary of Halabja chemical attack

E-Kurd - 2019-03-16 13:44
HALABJA, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The city of Halabja in Iraq’s Kurdistan region on Saturday (March 16) marked the 31st anniversary of the genocidal chemical attack that took the lives of thousands of people in 1988. At the hall next to Halabja Stadium, ...

Iraqi Kurds urge their Syrian cousins to make peace with Damascus

Al Monitor - 2019-03-15 16:01

Iraqi Kurds hope Erdoğan will lift ban Sulaymaniyah flights after meeting Iraq president

Frederike Geerdink - 2019-03-14 10:21
Iraqi Kurdish authorities hope a meeting between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Iraqi President Barham Salih this month will lead to Turkey lifting a more than one-year ban on international flights crossing its airspace to land at Sulaymaniyah ...

Iraqi Kurds vent anger with violent protest against Turkey

Frederike Geerdink - 2019-03-14 10:21
On January 26, Kurdish locals in northern Iraq’s Dohuk province began to peacefully protest the presence of a Turkish military base in the village of Sirye. Over the previous year, Ankara had killed dozens of locals in regularly bombings on the nearby mou ...

Kurdistan Marks 49th Anniversary of First Autonomy

BAS News - 2019-03-11 10:20
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region is marking the 49th anniversary of the “March 11 Agreement” of 1970 which forced the then Iraqi government to grant the Kurds autonomy and some other rights. Nearly five decades ago, Kurdish leader Mustafa Barzani and then govern ...

Iraqi Kurds elect first woman speaker

NEWS - 2019-03-11 09:16

Iraqi Kurds mark 28th anniversary of uprising against Ba’ath regime

E-Kurd - 2019-03-05 11:25
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Residents of Ranya in Iraqi Kurdistan on Tuesday are marking the 28th anniversary of the start of the Kurdish National Uprising against the Iraqi Ba’ath regime. A number of events will be held in cities and towns acro ...

Iraqi Kurds Elect First Woman Speaker as Stop-Gap — Naharnet

Naharnet - 2019-03-02 21:30

Iraqi Kurdistan Hopes Iraq Reconciles With Kurds, Preserves Federal System- Prime Minister - UrduPoint

Urdupoint - 2019-03-01 18:06

Iraqi PM: I Will Defend Kurdistan More Than Kurds Do

BAS News - 2019-02-27 23:22
ERBIL - Iraqi PM Adil Abdul-Mahdi has said that he will defend the Kurdistan Region more than the Kurds do. The Iraqi premier made the remarks during a meeting with the Deputy Parliament Speaker Bashir Hadad on Wednesday. Hadad also reminded that Abdul-M ...

Kurds, Iraqi Sunnis Against Ousting US Forces: MP

BAS News - 2019-02-27 22:26
ERBIL - The Kurdish and Sunni factions in the Iraqi Parliament are against a proposal to end the presence of the US forces in Iraq, a lawmaker said on Wednesday. Ali Aboudi, a lawmaker at the Iraqi Parliament representing the Alliance of Reform and Recon ...

Breaking: Syrian Kurds handover 14 French ISIS fighters to Iraqi gov't: report

Almasdarnews - 2019-02-27 12:42

Kurds split on next Iraqi president and throw government formation into further turmoil | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-02-25 11:22

Syrian Kurds hand Iraqi, foreign Islamic State fighters to Iraq

E-Kurd - 2019-02-21 14:15
BAGHDAD,— Syrian Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) handed over more than 150 Iraqi and other foreign Islamic State fighters to Iraq on Thursday. The handover was the first of several, two Iraqi military sources told Reuters, under an agreement b ...

Iraqi Kurds elect first woman interim speaker - Saudi Gazette

Saudigazette - 2019-02-19 19:42

Iraqi Kurds elect first woman speaker | World | | Karachi

Thenews - 2019-02-19 16:11

Iraqi Kurds elect first woman speaker as stop-gap

France24 - 2019-02-19 13:46

Iraqi Kurds elect first woman speaker as stop-gap | Business Recorder

Brecorder - 2019-02-19 09:23

Iraqi Kurds elect first woman speaker as stop-gap | The Times of Israel

Timesofisrael - 2019-02-18 19:45

Denied Iraqi citizenship, graduates from Rojava miss out on jobs

Rûdaw - 2019-02-18 00:11
Thousands of Syrian Kurds have fled to the Region since 2011 ...

Iraqi Kurds vent anger with violent protest against Turkey | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-02-13 21:48

Photos: Iraqi Kurds to vote on long-held dream of statehood

Yahoo - 2019-02-11 10:03

Iraqi Kurds caught in the middle between the Turkish military and the PKK | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-02-09 20:18

Iraqi Kurds face growing isolation after independence referendum

Yahoo - 2019-02-08 08:46

Iraqi Kurds cast independence vote in defiance of threats and opposition from Ankara, Baghdad, Tehran | The Japan Times

Japantimes - 2019-02-07 21:40

Iran Strikes Innocent Iraqi Kurds as Message to America |

Newsmax - 2019-02-05 01:47

Iraqi politician Ammar al-Hakim promises jobs for Kurdish Faili minority

E-Kurd - 2019-02-02 09:30
BAGHDAD,— The Head of the Reconstruction and Reform Alliance Ammar al-Hakim stressed that Faili (Feyli) Kurds have been subjected to great injustice and their rights have to be protected and preserved. Receiving a delegation of Faili Kurds in Baghdad on ...

Iranian commander issued stark warning to Iraqi Kurds over Kirkuk | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-02-01 02:21

Iraqi Kurds vent their anger over Turkish airstrikes | Global Comment

Globalcomment - 2019-02-01 00:16

Kurds open new front as Iraqi elite force joins battle for Mosul - The National

Thenational - 2019-01-30 20:49

Iraqi Kurds warn PKK amid Turkey air strikes - BBC News

BBC - 2019-01-30 06:44

Baghdad piles pressure on Iraqi Kurds to reverse overwhelming independence vote – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-01-29 21:58

Iraqi Kurds say federal forces attack near disputed Kirkuk

Usatoday - 2019-01-29 09:51

Iraqi Kurds shrug off threats, vote for independence referendum - Times Of Oman

Timesofoman - 2019-01-28 17:48

92 percent of Iraqi Kurds voted in favor of independence

Armytimes - 2019-01-28 06:59

Iraqi Kurds’ Independence Referendum Is a Lightning Rod for Broader Regional Conflict

Worldpoliticsreview - 2019-01-26 20:02

Kurds finally happy with Iraqi budget; vote expected today

Rûdaw - 2019-01-23 15:28

Independence and the Iraqi Kurds | Iraq | Al Jazeera

Aljazeera - 2019-01-23 08:29

Shi’ite Militias Razed Houses of 10 Kurdish Families in West of Mosul

BAS News - 2019-01-21 10:25
ERBIL — Iraqi Shi’ite militias of Hashd al-Shaabi have recently demolished ten houses belonging to Kurdish families in Bartella subdistrict of Nineveh province, a source said. The town, populated by Kurds and Christians, was evacuated in 2014 after the I ...

At UN, Erdogan demands Iraqi Kurds call off referendum, warns of ‘consequences’ –

Euractiv - 2019-01-20 07:06

Kurds should not make unilateral decision on referendum: Iraqi government

Kurdistan24 - 2019-01-19 07:42

Iraqi Kurds Vote for Independence Over U.S. Objections – Foreign Policy

Foreignpolicy - 2019-01-17 18:44

Iraqi Kurds vote in historic referendum on independence from Baghdad – Lakeland Observer

Lakelandobserver - 2019-01-16 12:00

Iraqi Kurds must give up on independence or go hungry - Erdogan - BBC News

BBC - 2019-01-14 20:09

Russia now Iraqi Kurds' biggest source of funds, signals support for Kurdish independence - Middle East News -

Haaretz - 2019-01-14 09:38

Pentagon says Iraqi train-and-equip mission could end if attacks on Kurds continue

Defensenews - 2019-01-14 02:40

Iraqi Kurds gear up for elections - Times Of Oman

Timesofoman - 2019-01-12 06:57

Anger among Iraqi Kurds as Syria adds Masrour Barzani to terror list

Al Monitor - 2019-01-11 20:08

Pompeo Presses Iraqi Kurds to Maintain Dialogue With Central Government - Sputnik International

Sputnik - 2019-01-10 18:49

Iraqi Kurds Rebuke Report Accusing Them of Torturing Islamic State

Breitbart - 2019-01-10 06:04

Iraqi security disperse Kurds celebrating Kurdistan flag

Kurdistan24 - 2019-01-10 00:19

Iraqi PM Abdul Mahdi orders Kurdistan flags lowered in Kirkuk

E-Kurd - 2019-01-09 21:02
BAGHDAD,— Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul Mahdi ordered Wednesday that all Kurdistan flags used by Iraqi Kurds flying on buildings belonging to political parties in Kirkuk be lowered, according to a statement released by his office. Abdul Mahdi said that ...

9 Kurds had been given the post of Defense Minister

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-01-07 00:55
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga Kurdish Officers in the Iraqi Army (1921-2003) This book is a compilation of the biographies of thousands of Kurdish Officers from 1921-2003 that have played a role in the establishment of Iraqi Army. Retired Major Gen ...

ANALYSIS: The troubled relationship between Iraqi nationals and Kurds - Al Arabiya English

Alarabiya - 2019-01-03 13:25

2019: Kurds Should Be Confident

Kurdistantribune - 2019-01-02 22:05
By Arian Mufid: Many of us Kurds were not sorry to leave the old year behind. In 2018 the nation awoke to the punishment and sanctions imposed by the Iraqi and Turkish military juntas as a result of the 2017 referendum. Kurdish politicians from the KDP an ...

'Goodbye Sykes-Picot': Twitter Heats Up as Iraqi Kurds Vote to Create New State - Sputnik International

Sputnik - 2019-01-02 07:33

Iraqi Kurds hope Erdoğan will lift ban Sulaymaniyah flights after meeting Iraq president | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-01-01 07:44

Iraqi Kurds accept court decision to ban secession from Baghdad | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-01-01 03:29

No way will Kurds approve draft Iraqi budget: deputy speaker

Rûdaw - 2018-12-23 22:56
Parliament was supposed to give the budget a 2nd reading Monday ...

Iraqi Kurds' referendum plan a negotiating tactic, says official | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2018-12-23 14:45

Turkey urges Iraqi Kurds to call off referendum on independence – Lakeland Observer

Lakelandobserver - 2018-12-23 14:45

Kurds to Have Representatives in Future Iraqi Federal Appeal Court

BAS News - 2018-12-22 23:28
ERBIL - Iraqi Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halbusi has decided to include a number of Kurdish representatives in the future Federal Appeal Court, a lawmaker said on Saturday. Earlier the day, the Kurdish factions in the Iraqi Council of Representatives ...

Report Says Iran Boosting Trade with Iraqi Kurds After U.S. Syria Exit

Breitbart - 2018-12-22 02:39

92 percent of Iraqi Kurds voted in favor of independence

Marinecorpstimes - 2018-12-21 15:39

'It’s Never a Good Time for the Iraqi Kurds to Become Independent' - The Atlantic

Theatlantic - 2018-12-20 23:25

Iraqi Kurds to vote on independence despite turmoil in region

Ibtimes - 2018-12-20 19:47

Iraqi Kurds vote: Lack of foreign backing 'disappoints' - BBC News

BBC - 2018-12-20 11:50

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister, Representative Of Iraqi Kurds Discuss Middle East -Moscow - UrduPoint

Urdupoint - 2018-12-18 14:01

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