A joint high-level delegation from the White House, US departments of State and Defense, met the head of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) in Saladin resort in Erbil, the capital of the Kurdistan Region.
Turkey aims to occupy the whole of Iraqi Kurdistan, Kurdish officials warned on Tuesday, as the world remains largely silent on the Nato member state’s latest illegal military operation.
A senior Kurdish official has said there are growing indications that Islamic State (ISIS) is trying to make a comeback after an increase in attacks in Iraq.
The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has not yet sent any customs income or oil to the federal government, which it is obligated to do under the terms of the 2021 Federal Budget Law, spokesperson for Iraq’s Ministry of Oil Asim Jihad said on Tuesday, May 4.
Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani and other local party and government leaders met on Wednesday, May 5, with a delegation of senior US diplomatic and national security officials, including National Security Council Coordinator for the Middle East and North Africa Brett McGurk.
The ISIS terrorist elements detonated bombs near two oil wells in Kirkuk province in northern Iraq.
Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani visited Sulaimani on Tuesday, May 4, and met the joint leaders of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK).
The Turkish air forces have launched a series of strikes on the Kurdish region inthe northern Iraq, Sky News Arabia TV reported Friday, citing Kurdish sources.
The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has fined Turkey for violating the freedom of expression of Filiz Kerestecioglu, a pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) lawmaker, by lifting her parliamentary immunity based on a constitutional amendment in 2016, Turkish media reported on Tuesday.
The President of the Kurdistan Region, Nechirvan Barzani, said on Tuesday that the presidency of the region "will do everything it can" to maintain unity among the Kurdish political parties after the upcoming elections.
Two rockets were fired Tuesday, May 4, at a base hosting Americans, in the third such attack in three days and as a US government delegation is visiting the country, the Iraqi army said.
Secretary-General of the Ministry of Peshmerga Affairs Jabar Yawar said on Monday, May3, that Islamic State (ISIS) militants conducted at least twelve attacks in the disputed areas since Saturday.
Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi met with a delegation of US officials in Baghdad on Tuesday, May 4, the first time that officials from the Biden administration have formally visited Iraq.
Clashes between Turkish troops and fighters from the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) have taken place in Kurdistan Region's northern governorate of Duhok, the Al Mayadeen TV channel reported on Tuesday, citing sources.
Iraq’s foreign ministry summoned Turkey's chargé d’affairs to Baghdad to express its strong resentment at a visit by the Turkish defence minister to a military base in the north of the country.
Turkey’s Defence Minister Hulusi Akar issued a sideswipe criticism of U.S. support for Syria’s Kurdish militants during a visit with Turkish troops, Rudaw said in a report on Monday, May 3.
Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani arrived in Sulaimani with his vice presidents Jaafar Sheikh Mustafa and Mustafa Said Qadir on Tuesday, May 4, and met with Change Movement (Gorran) Coordinator Omar Said Ali and other officials at the party’s headquarters.
Following the announcement of Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu's decision to establish a military base in Iraqi Kurdistan in the Matina region, the executive board of Turkey pro-Kurdish People's Democratic Party (HDP) issued a statement and blames the decision.
Turkey's invasion of the semi-autonomous Kurdistan region of Iraq is where its “occupation will be broken and the beginning of lasting freedom will take place,” the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) insisted today.
A leading member of the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) said that Turkey's goal is to remain permanently in Iraqi Kurdistan and separating it from Turkish Kurdistan and Syrian Kurdistan.
National Wisdom Movement (Al-Hikma) leader Ammar al-Hakim and Victory Alliance (Nasr) leader Haidar al-Abadi on Sunday, May 2, announced that they would for a joint list for the purposes of Iraq’s October parliamentary election, running as the National State Forces list.
Rockets fell in the vicinity of Baghdad International Airport on Sunday, May 2, with warning sirens heard in the city.
The United States formally begins withdrawing its last troops from Afghanistan Saturday, May 1, bringing its longest war nearer to an end but also heralding an uncertain future for a country in the tightening grip of an emboldened Taliban.
Syrian Kurdish forces hired their first Washington lobbyist on Friday as part of a growing bid to secure U.S. recognition of the autonomous region under their control.
At least ten members of Iraq’s Security Forces were killed when two improvised explosive devices (IEDs) detonated near their vehicles in Tarmiyah district, north of Baghdad, on Saturday, May 1, according to a source.