Showing posts with label autonomous Kurdistan region. Show all posts
Showing posts with label autonomous Kurdistan region. Show all posts

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Iraqi PM Reopens Kurdish Airports to International Flights

Kurdish Airports to International Flights
Iraq is reopening airports in the country's Kurdish region to international flights after federal authority was restored at the hubs, according to a statement from Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Tuesday.

Sunday, March 4, 2018

Iraqi Parliament Adopts Year's Budget Amid Protests of Kurds

Iraqi Parliament
The Iraqi parliament adopted amendments to the country’s budget for 2018 despite protests of the Kurdish lawmakers, member of the Iraqi parliament’s finance committee Masud Haidar said.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Turkish base in Iraqi Kurdistan attacked

Turkish base in Iraqi Kurdistan attacked
A Turkish base in Iraqi Kurdistan came under attack Tuesday, a witness and the rebel Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) said, without claiming responsibility.

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Iraqi PM Abadi: Whoever Attacks Iraqi Troops, Not to Be Safe

Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi
Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi warned against targeting or opening fire against federal troops at disputed regions, warning that whoever violates will not be safe.

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Iraq accuses Kurdish military of reneging on agreement to redeploy federal forces

agreement to redeploy federal forces
The Iraqi Joint Operations Command (JOC) on Wednesday accused the Kurdish military of reneging on draft of agreement with federal military to redeploy federal forces in disputed areas and border crossing points...

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Turkey PM confirms Iraqi gov't in control of main land border

main land border iraq turkey krg
Iraq's central government has taken over control of the main land crossing into Turkey from the autonomous Kurdish Regional Government (KRG), Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said Tuesday.

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Iraqi-Kurdish talks make progress despite pending points

oil pipelines iraq turkey
The Iraqi and Kurdish army commanders made progress Saturday in talks, aiming at ceasefire between the federal and Kurdish Peshmerga forces, but the two sides fell short to agree on some pending points.

Friday, October 27, 2017

Iraqi government, Kurds agree to temporary ceasefire northwest of Mosul

ceasefire northwest of Mosul
The Iraqi government forces and Kurdistan's Peshmerga forces have agreed to a temporary ceasefire in a town located northwest of the northern city of Mosul, following nearly two weeks of fighting, a security official told EFE on Friday.

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Iraqi army captures 44 oil wells in disputed areas in Nineveh

oil wells
Iraqi security forces on Friday took control of 44 oil wells in disputed areas in Iraq's northern province of Nineveh after the withdrawal of Kurdish Peshmerga forces, the Iraqi military said.

Friday, October 20, 2017

Iraqi Oil Ministry Warns Foreign Companies against Contracts with Kurdistan

Iraqi Oil
Baghdad warned international companies that signing contracts without coordinating them with the authorities constituted "gross interference in Iraq's internal affairs, the violation of its national sovereignty and a clear violation of international norms," according to a Iraqi Oil Ministry announced in a statement.

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Kurdish leaders refuse to reject referendum result

talks on the future of Iraqi Kurdistan
Kurdish leaders have refused Iraqi government demands to reject the result of an independence referendum ahead of talks on the future of Iraqi Kurdistan.

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Iraqi forces take down Kurdistan flag in southern Kirkuk

Kurdistan flag
An Iraqi military official said on Friday that the Iraqi army has demanded Kurdish troops out of the military base and oil reserves in Kirkuk governorate.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Référendum kurde: un tribunal irakien ordonne l'arrestation des organisateurs

arrestation des organisateurs du référendum
Un tribunal de Bagdad a ordonné mercredi l'arrestation des organisateurs du référendum d'indépendance au Kurdistan, à la demande du gouvernement irakien qui multiplie les mesures de rétorsion contre cette région autonome dont il veut aussi tarir les revenus pétroliers.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Baghdad reviews options to export oil north through Turkey

kirkuk ceyhan pipeline
An oil company working in the north of Iraq is called on to overhaul an export pipeline that runs from Kirkuk to a Turkish port, the government in Baghdad said.

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Iraq official request on Iran, Turkey to shut KRG borders

KRG borders
In a Twitter message released on Friday evening, the Iraqi ministry urged Tehran and Ankara to close borders and to cut all trade ties with the Iraqi Kurdistan Region, especially their oil-related transactions.

Friday, October 6, 2017

Turkey-Iran approach may hinder Kurdish secession dream

kurds syria iran turkey
The recent Turkish-Iranian approach following the massively-approved independence referendum of Iraqi Kurdistan region is likely to hinder the Kurdish secession dream, said Egyptian political experts.

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Deputy Top Commander: Iran, Iraq to Stage Joint Military Drills at Borders

Iran, Iraq to Stage Joint Military Drills at Borders
Deputy Chief of Staff of Iran’s Armed Forces Brigadier General Massoud Jazzayeri announced that the Iranian and Iraqi military forces will stage joint wargames at the borders of the two countries.

Iran Bans Oil Products Shipment to Iraqi Kurdistan

Oil Products iran iraq
Iran’s Ministry of Roads and Urban Development warned companies against shipment of oil products to and from the Iraqi Kurdistan “until further notice”.

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