Updated : 1 year, 3 months ago IST
Sulaymaniyah [Iraq], Dec 20 (ANI): At least five protestors were shot dead and 90 others got injured amid clashes with security forces in northern Iraq's Kurdish region.
Updated : 1 year, 5 months ago IST
Ankara [Turkey], Oct 29 (ANI): Masoud Barzani, President of Kurdish Regional Government, called for presidential elections in northern Iraq on November 1, a month earlier to the scheduled date (December 7).
Ankara [Turkey], Oct 26 (ANI): In a display of solid ties with Iraq, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim has said that Turkey is an "absolute defender of Iraq's territorial integrity and political unity."
Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 26 (ANI): Former US State Department official Wa'el Alzayat, remarking on the role of United States in resolving the conflict between Baghdad and Erbil, said that it lacks the power to facilitate dialogue between both the sides.
Updated : 1 year, 6 months ago IST
Erbil [Iraq], Oct 16 (ANI): The Iraqi security forces have begun operations to take over military bases and oil wells from Peshmerga of the oil-rich Kurdish city, asserted the Iraqi Kurdish Regional Government (IKBY) Security Agency.
Baghdad [Iraq], Oct 5 (ANI): The Iraqi Army on Thursday announced the capture of the town of Hawija and surrounding areas from the Islamic State.
Beirut [Lebanon], Oct1 (ANI): Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah has warned that the recent Kurdish independence referendum is a conspiracy of Israel and its ally U.S. to "open the door of partition" in the Middle East.
Baghdad [Iraq], October 1 (ANI): Northern Iraq's Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) has called on the United Nations and the federal government in Baghdad to lift an air embargo imposed on the region following this week's controversial independence referendum.
Baghdad [Iraq], Sep 25 (ANI): Hours before the Kurds get ready to carry out a controversial referendum, Iraq's central government in Baghdad ordered the country's Kurdish region to hand over all border crossings and airports to federal government control late Sunday night, according to a loc
Updated : 1 year, 7 months ago IST
Baghdad [Iraq], September 13 (ANI): The Iraqi Lawmakers on Tuesday voted against the independence referendum planned by Iraqi Kurdish leaders on September 25 and called on the Prime Minister Haider Abadi to negotiate with them for the unity of the country.