Iraqi Kurdistan

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 World supports Iraq's territorial integrity

Moscow supports Iraq's territorial integrity, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement following a referendum on independence held in Iraqi Kurdistan. Morever, Moscow calls for both Baghdad and Erbil to resolve all the disagreements …

Erdogan threatens oil flow from Iraq's Kurdistan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his country is considering all options ranging from military intervention to economic sanctions against Iraq’s Kurdish region. Speaking in Ankara on Tuesday, Erdogan …

Ankara: Khabur border checkpoint continues its work

The Khabur border crossing on the Turkish-Iraqi border, which is located in Silopi district of Sharnak province, was not closed, the Turkish Ministry of Customs said. Earlier it was reported in media that the Turkish government closed …

Iran closes border with Iraqi Kurdistan

Iran has shut its border with Iraqi Kurdistan in response to its independence referendum, the foreign ministry said Monday. "At the request of the Iraqi government, we have closed our land and air borders” with Iraqi …

Russia's Rosneft to buy oil from Iraqi Kurdistan

Russia's Rosneft and the regional government of Iraqi Kurdistan signed a three-year contract in London on the purchase of oil to deliver it to its refineries abroad, the Russian company said. "The off-take and supply of Kurdish …

Armenia announces plans to open consulate in Erbil

Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian discussed the possibility of opening Armenian Consulate General in Erbil with President of Iraqi Kurdistan Masoud Barzani in Munich today, the press service of Armenian …

Iraqi warplanes drop leaflets over Mosul

Iraqi warplanes have dropped thousands of leaflets over the city of Mosul, urging residents to take shelter as operations to liberate the city inch closer towards the Daesh stronghold. The Iraqi army’s press office released a …

25 terrorists from Kurdistan executed in Iran

Iranian authorities executed 25 people from Kurdistan Province, sentenced to death for being affiliated to the Jama'at al-Tawhid wal-Jihad extremist movement, a source in the prosecutor's office said. "25 terrorists …