Kurdish referendum triggers retaliation from Iraq, Turkey
ERBIL — The Kurdish people face their vote for independence as neighboring states ratchet up their opposition to the move. 93 percent of Kurds voted for independence on Monday in a referendum that the Iraqi national government deemed illegal. Turkey ...
The Latest: Iraqis reach Turkey's border with Kurdish region
Iraq halts international flights to Kurdistan Region
Iraq, Iran to conduct joint military exercise on KRG-Iran border
Army Corps: Puerto Rico looks a lot like Iraq in 2003
COROZAL, PUERTO RICO - SEPTEMBER 27: An electrical crew attempts to repair power lines that were knocked over Hurricane Maria passed through on September 27, 2017 in Corozal, Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico experienced widespread, severe damage ...
Amnesty criticises Australian government over Iraq civilian deaths
Human rights campaigners have criticised the Australian government's delay in announcing its involvement in two airstrikes believed to have killed children in West Mosul, Iraq. On Friday, the Australian defence force and the US-led coalition in Iraq ...
ADF's bombing raids could have killed two children in Iraq
Australian forces involved in civilian deaths in Iraq
Two children killed in airstrikes in Iraq carried out by Australian Defence troops
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 ...
92% of Voters Approve Kurdish Referendum on Independence From Iraq
Iraq Escalates Dispute With Kurds, Threatening Military Action
Kurdistan referendum: Iraq cuts off all foreign flights to Kurdish capital Irbil
Timeframe: memories of the Dubai-Iraq ferry
But a bright spot emerges as the Jabal Ali 1 departs Dubai for Iraq. Run by Naif Marine Services, the passenger ferry between Port Rashid and Umm Qasr was the first between Iraq and the Gulf countries in eight years. Baghdad airport had been closed to ...
Anti-ISIS 'Sheikh Of Sniper' Killed In Battle For Iraq's Hawija
Anti-ISIS 'Sheikh Of Sniper' Killed In Battle For Iraq's Hawija. A veteran fighter known as "the sheikh of snipers" has been killed in Iraq's battle to retake the town of Hawija from the ISIS group, his paramilitary force announced Saturday. World ...
Iraq forces attack IS-held town of Hawija
Iraq: Investigate Abuses in Hawija Operation
Iraq security forces advance in ISIL-held town of Hawija
US confirms additional 50 civilian deaths in Iraq, Syria
Akron Beacon Journal
WASHINGTON: The U.S. military says it has confirmed an additional 50 civilians killed by U.S. coalition air or artillery strikes in Iraq and Syria. That raises the total number of civilians assessed to have been unintentionally killed by the coalition ...
US-led forces acknowledge killing 50 more civilians in Iraq, Syria
IS group leader hails jihadists despite loss of territory in Iraq
ISIS releases Baghdadi audio as the group crumbles in Iraq and Syria
Treat Puerto Rico hurricane like rebuilding Iraq and Afghanistan
Today, several thousand Coast Guard and other U.S. military personnel are busy helping Puerto Rico's 3.4 million inhabitants, with patriotism and courage and compassion and grit. But the overall approach might be best described as a modest response to ...
Poppies of Iraq by Brigitte Findakly review – childhood memories of Mosul
The events of recent years make it hard to imagine Mosul without seeing a city shattered by war. But when Findakly's French mother moved to Iraq in the 1950s, she was the one drawing sympathy. “Because she was from a country that had been through five ...
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Iraq Imposes Flight Ban on Kurds After Independence Vote
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Iraq imposed a flight ban on its semiautonomous Kurdish region on Friday, retaliating against a landmark referendum this week in which the Kurds voted overwhelmingly to secede from the rest of the country. Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's office said ...