Iraq Threatens To Cut Off Kurdish Region's Airports After Independence Vote
Iraq's government says it will block international flights from the region's airports, a retaliatory move after the country's Kurdish region overwhelmingly voted in favor of independence. More than 92 percent voted to separate from Iraq, according to ...
Iraq Escalates Dispute With Kurds, Threatening Military Action
Kurds vote overwhelmingly in favor of independence from Iraq
Kurdistan votes for independence from Iraq with 93% saying 'yes'
Singapore Defense Minister Visits Iraq Troops in Terror War
This week, Singapore's defense minister Ng Eng Hen visited the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) medical team deployed in Iraq which is supporting the U.S.-led Global Coalition to Counter ISIL. The move put the spotlight on the city-state's deepening role ...
SAF medical team provides 'excellent medical care' for coalition soldiers in Iraq: Ng Eng Hen
Iraq: ISIL kills seven soldiers in Anbar province
Iraqi forces were bringing reinforcements to the area under attack, near the city of Ramadi, as clashes continued several hours after the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) fighters attacked the troops with suicide car ...
Iraq forces defeat IS group incursion near Ramadi
Turkish nationalist leader says thousands ready to fight for Iraq Turkmen
The city, home to Kurds, Arabs and Turkmens, has been controlled by Kurdish peshmerga fighters since 2014 and Kurdish authorities included it in this week's referendum for Kurdish independence in northern Iraq, angering the Baghdad government.
Iraq Turkmen to set up 'popular guard' to secure Kirkuk
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Putin, Erdogan Set To Discuss Syria, Iraq During Talks In Ankara
Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in Ankara on September 28 for talks set to touch on Syria and Iraq. Putin's one-day working visit to the Turkish capital comes three days after the two leaders ...
Syria, northern Iraq expected to top agenda of Erdoğan, Putin meeting
Coalition Strikes Continue Against ISIS in Syria, Iraq
Department of Defense
SOUTHWEST ASIA, Sept. 27, 2017 — U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria yesterday, conducting 48 strikes consisting of 54 engagements, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials ...
UN News Centre
Hanging of 42 prisoners in Iraq raises concern over flawed due process – UN rights chief
UN News Centre
27 September 2017 – The mass hanging of 42 prisoners on Sunday in a prison in southern Iraq raises massive concerns over the country's use of the death penalty, the UN human rights chief said Wednesday. “I am appalled to learn of the execution of 42 ...
UN criticizes mass execution of 42 ISIS members in Iraq
UN human rights office decries 'mass hanging' of 42 in Iraq
UN 'appalled' at mass hangings in Iraq, concerned more may follow
NEW DETAILS: Iraq War veteran death could cause roadblock for prosecutors
In 2014, the Iraq War veteran supposedly vanished from his Kennesaw home, a home that belonged to his friend, Brad Clement. Three years later authorities found Massner's body buried in the backyard, but the Cobb County district attorney charged Clement ...
Kurds in Iraq vote in historic independence referendum
IRBIL, Iraq — Kurds packed polling stations across northern Iraq on Monday in a historic referendum on independence despite vigorous opposition from the country's central government as well as regional and world powers. Church bells tolled, and imams ...
Iraq, Turkey Threaten Kurdistan's Oil Boom After Controversial Independence Vote
Tensions rise in Iraq before Kurdish referendum
Iraq's Kurds Await Backlash After Millions Vote on Statehood