Territory lost by Kurds in Iraq
On September 25, people in the semi-autonomous Kurdistan region of northern Iraq and a number of disputed areas voted in a controversial referendum that found overwhelming support for secession. The poll, which was declared illegal by the federal ...
Iraq 'to take control of Kurdistan border crossings'
Iran seen as winner after Iraq's Kurds lose referendum gamble
Iraq to end decades-old policy of semi-independent rule in Kurdistan, says PM
New York Times (blog)
The Untold Quiet of Kurdish Iraq
New York Times (blog)
What the Vietnamese photographer Lam Duc-Hien first imagined of Iraq before traveling there on assignment were the usual media tropes from Saddam Hussein's Iraq — tanks and violence, surges and refugees. Mr. Lam, who was working for ...
America Never Understood Iraq
Days after the Kurdish Region of Iraq held a controversial independence referendum, Baghdad sent army and militia units to attack Kurdish positions in and around Kirkuk in the disputed territories. Such swift, aggressive action demonstrated Prime ...
Iraq positions itself for growth after Kurdish referendum, ISIS rout
Kurdish leader says he will step down in wake of failed bid for independence from Iraq
What next for Iraq after the failed Kurdish referendum?
Pregnant US teenager moved to Iraq from Syria: officials
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon said on Tuesday that U.S. forces had moved a person who is under 18 years old to Iraq from Syria and two U.S. officials said she was a pregnant American teenager. “U.S. forces recently relocated a minor from Syria ...
David Shedd: Iran is filling the void in Syria and Iraq
Iraq's second army: Who are they, what do they want?
Roughly 63 factions make up Iraq's Popular Mobilisation Forces (PMF, also known as PMU) - an umbrella of groups rallied by ethnic and tribal leaders, whose fighters are either loyal to religious scholars, Iraqi political leaders, or Iran's ...
Kurdish Leader Resigns Under Pressure from Iraq, Benghazi Militant Captured, Saudi Arabia Gives Investors Futuristic ...
Though no deal has been announced yet, as of this morning Iraqi forces have now taken control of the Habur border crossing between Iraq and Turkey for the first time since before 2003. Abadi's decisive action has won him support even from his political ...
Saudi Arabian Airlines to Resumes Flights to Iraq
Iraq, Syria refugees featured in Women's Rights Park exhibit
Finger Lakes Times
The exhibit is called “What We Carried, Fragments and Memories from Iraq and Syria.” It is a traveling exhibit of the Arab American National Museum. Lommasson invited Iraqi and Syrian refugees to share a personal item significant to their travels to ...
Funding Opportunity for Return of IDPs in the Ninewa Plains
This week, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Iraq issued a call for expressions of interest for USAID to fund activities that assist in the voluntary return of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the Ninewa Plains and ...
Winners of the Mosul Housing Competition Address the Housing Crisis in Iraq
In Iraq, as an estimated 900,000 people return home to the city of Mosul after liberation, many of the returnees will only find desolation. The Tamayouz Excellence Award, Rifat Chadirji Prize focuses on bringing global awareness as well as global ...
Troops posted to Iraq face losing £29 daily allowance
Defence chiefs are considering scrapping a special allowance given to soldiers serving in Iraq, provoking anger from troops, military sources said last night. The move would save £6 million a year but would be a blow to the hundreds of troops ...