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6 October, 2017 9:54 AM Iraqi Kurdistan receives body of late President Talabani

Iraqi leaders and world dignitaries are gathered at Iraqi Kurdistan’s Suleimaniyeh airport to pay their respects to the late Iraqi President Jalal Talabani, who died three days ago in Germany. Iraqi Kurdistan President Masoud Barzani, Iranian Foreign Minister Jawad Zarif and representatives from the U.S., U.N., EU and other states and organizations are laying 42

1 October, 2017 1:38 PM Iraqi PM presses case for Baghdad to receive Kurdistan oil revenue

BAGHDAD - Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Saturday pressed the case for the central government in Baghdad to receive the income from Kurdistan's oilfields, saying the money would be used to pay Kurdish civil servants. Seeking to control the oil income from the autonomous Kurdish region is central to Abadi's strategy after the Kurdish referendum 64

27 September, 2017 5:17 PM Kurdistan rejects Iraq's demand to hand over airports, Baghdad readies air ban

In accordance with the Iraqi CAA`s directive, regional airlines began altering their flight schedules.  Iraq: The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) on Wednesday rejected an Iraqi central government ultimatum to hand control of its international airports to Baghdad after Kurds voted to create an independent state in a disputed referendum. The escalating 307

26 September, 2017 2:20 AM Oil markets take a breather after jump the day before

Oil markets took a breather on Tuesday after prices jumped more than 3 percent in the previous session, with Turkey threatening to cut crude flows from Iraq's Kurdistan region to the outside world. Global marker Brent hit a two-year high on Monday, helped by output curbs by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and other major producers 49

25 September, 2017 3:42 PM Kirkuk declares curfew after Iraqi Kurdish independence referendum

The curfew was announced in statement from the Kurdish-led governorate of the northern Iraqi city. The governorate of Kirkuk declared an overnight curfew in the Iraqi oil city as tension simmered following a referendum on independence organised by the local Kurdish authorities but rejected by the central government in Baghdad. Kurdistan Regional Government 39

25 September, 2017 12:39 PM ‘Russia denies it bombed U.S.-backed militias in Syria’

The Russian Defence Ministry on Monday denied its planes had bombed U.S.-backed militias in Syria's Deir al-Zor province earlier in the day, saying it was always careful to ensure its air strikes were accurate, the RIA news agency reported. RIA cited Major-General Igor Konashenkov as issuing the denial which followed allegations from the Syrian Democratic 45

25 September, 2017 10:46 AM U.S.-backed SDF say attacked by Russian jets in east Syria

U.S.-backed Syrian militias said Russian jets and Syrian government forces struck their positions in Deir al-Zor province on Monday, killing and injuring a number of fighters. The Syrian Democratic Forces, an alliance of Kurdish and Arab militias, said they came under attack near a major gas field they had seized from Islamic State in recent days. “We will not stand 91

12 September, 2017 10:03 PM Iraq Parliament votes against Kurdistan referendum

Baghdad: The Iraqi House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to reject a poll on Kurdish regional independence. The Parliament urged Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi to take all measures needed to maintain unity of Iraq and to launch a serious dialogue between Baghdad and Kurdistan region to solve pending issues, Xinhua news agency cited the Iraq media 110

26 August, 2017 12:19 PM France pledges continued support to stabilize post-Islamic State Iraq

Baghdad: France will assist in reconstruction and reconciliation efforts in Iraq as it emerges from the war with Islamic State, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Saturday after talks with Iraqi officials in Baghdad. France is a main partner in the US-led coalition helping Baghdad to fight the militants who seized parts of Iraq and Syria 82

16 August, 2017 5:16 PM 10 security personnel killed in IS attacks on Iraq bases

Militants stage 3 attacks on military bases At least 10 security personnel were killed on Wednesday in three attacks by Islamic State (IS) militants on military bases in Iraq’s Salahudin province, an official said. Six suicide bombers wearing explosive vests carried out a pre-dawn attack on military bases in Baiji town, about 200 km from here, leading 41