Abadi Says Determined to End KRG’s Quasi-Independence

Abadi Says Determined to End KRG’s Quasi-Independence

 Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said he is determined to end

Iraqi Forces Technical Team Visits Ibrahim Khalil Border Crossing

Iraqi Forces Technical Team Visits Ibrahim Khalil Border Crossing

 Kurdish authorities confirmed Iraqi forces arrived in Ibrahim

Iraqi Parliament Votes - Only Federal Forces inside Kirkuk

Iraqi Parliament Votes - Only Federal Forces inside Kirkuk

Parliament approved on Tuesday (October 31) to allow only Iraqi federal forces inside the city of Kirkuk.

Deal With Kurds for Iraqi Forces to Deploy At Key Border Post: Official

Deal With Kurds for Iraqi Forces to Deploy At Key Border Post: Official

Iraqi and Peshmerga military commanders reached a deal late Sunday

Iraqi PM Cautions - Surrender Borders, Avoid Escalation of Crisis

Iraqi PM Cautions - Surrender Borders, Avoid Escalation of Crisis

 Iraqi Prime Minister, Haidar al-Abadi said on Sunday (October 29)

Border Points between Iran, Kurdistan Region to Open

Border Points between Iran, Kurdistan Region to Open

 The Iranian government will soon lift restrictions imposed at its

Iraq Sees 'Progress' In Talks on Peshmerga Pullback

Iraq Sees 'Progress' In Talks on Peshmerga Pullback

 Iraqi and Kurdish commanders made "progress" in talks

Kurdistan Parliament Says Will Reallocate Barzani Powers

Kurdistan Parliament Says Will Reallocate Barzani Powers

 Parliament in the Kurdistan Region said it will meet Sunday to redistribute the powers of Masoud Barzani who is

Iraq Finds 'Contraband' Oil Pipeline in South

Iraq Finds 'Contraband' Oil Pipeline in South

Iraqi police have uncovered an underground pipeline used to smuggle

Canada Pauses Military Assistance to Iraqi Troops

Canada Pauses Military Assistance to Iraqi Troops

 Canadian Special Forces have temporarily suspended military assistance to Iraqi troops due to tensions between

Abadi Orders Suspension of Military Operations for 24 Hours

Abadi Orders Suspension of Military Operations for 24 Hours

 Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi ordered suspension of “movements by the armed forces for 24

More Than 175,000 People Displaced By Iraqi, Peshmerga Clashes

More Than 175,000 People Displaced By Iraqi, Peshmerga Clashes

Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesman for the Secretary General of the UN,

US Has Not Turned Its Back on Kurds: State Department

US Has Not Turned Its Back on Kurds: State Department

 The US State Department spokesperson, Heather Nauert said on

Iraq, Kurdistan Region Negotiate Peshmerga Pullback: PM Spokesman

Iraq, Kurdistan Region Negotiate Peshmerga Pullback: PM Spokesman

Iraqi and Kurdish commanders held talks Saturday on a withdrawal of

Iraqi Forces Push into 'Last Den' Of Isis in Country

Iraqi Forces Push into 'Last Den' Of Isis in Country

 Iraqi forces on Thursday thrust into the last area controlled by

US-Led Strikes Claim another 51 Civilian Lives: Coalition

US-Led Strikes Claim another 51 Civilian Lives: Coalition

 An ongoing review of air and artillery strikes found another 51

Border Crossing Of Parvez Khan to Reopen Next Week – Official

Border Crossing Of Parvez Khan to Reopen Next Week – Official

The border crossing point between Iran and Kurdistan is set to reopen

UN Pushes Iraq, Kurdistan Region to Hold Talks

UN Pushes Iraq, Kurdistan Region to Hold Talks

 The UN Security Council on Thursday urged the Iraqi government and Kurdistan leaders to set a timetable for

Abadi: KRG Must Abide By Decisions to Hand over Border Crossings and Airports

Abadi: KRG Must Abide By Decisions to Hand over Border Crossings and Airports

Abadi’s office released a statement on Friday (October 27) saying

U.S. Says ‘Shame’ To See Kurds, Iraqis Fighting Each Other

U.S. Says ‘Shame’ To See Kurds, Iraqis Fighting Each Other

 The United States called on the governments of Iraq and the

Iraq Sets Deadline for Peshmerga to Quit Fishkhabur Border Post

Iraq Sets Deadline for Peshmerga to Quit Fishkhabur Border Post

 Iraqi forces set a tight deadline Friday (October 27) for Kurdish

Iraqi PM Holds Talks with Ally Iran as War on Isis, Kurd Dispute Hot Up

Iraqi PM Holds Talks with Ally Iran as War on Isis, Kurd Dispute Hot Up

 Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi held talks with key ally Iran

Turkey Hands over Habur Border Crossing To Baghdad, PM Says

Turkey Hands over Habur Border Crossing To Baghdad, PM Says

Turkish Prime Minister, Binali Yildirim announced on Wednesday (October 25) that he has come to an agreement with his

Iraqi PM Abadi Meets Erdogan for Talks On Regional Needs

Iraqi PM Abadi Meets Erdogan for Talks On Regional Needs

 Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan promised on Wednesday to

U.S. Houses of Representatives Calls on Iraq to Accept KRG’s Offer

U.S. Houses of Representatives Calls on Iraq to Accept KRG’s Offer

 The United States House of Representatives called on the Iraqi government to accept an offer proposed by the

Abadi: We Only Accept Annulment of Kurdish Referendum

Abadi: We Only Accept Annulment of Kurdish Referendum

 Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said he would only accept the

Turkey Says KRG’s Offer to Freeze Referendum ‘Not Enough’

Turkey Says KRG’s Offer to Freeze Referendum ‘Not Enough’

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said an offer by the Kurdistan

Iraqi Forces Launch Operation to Liberate Last Isis Positions in Country

Iraqi Forces Launch Operation to Liberate Last Isis Positions in Country

 Iraqi forces launched an operation to retake control of the

Kurdistan-Iran Border Crossing Of Bashmakh Reopens

Kurdistan-Iran Border Crossing Of Bashmakh Reopens

 The Bashmakh border crossing between the Kurdistan Region and Iran

Iraqi PM Abadi Meets with Turkish President in Ankara

Iraqi PM Abadi Meets with Turkish President in Ankara

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi arrived in Ankara on Wednesday

Al-Asaib: The Statement of the Prosecutor of Kurdistan Does Not Even Equal the Ink Which It Was Written In

Al-Asaib: The Statement of the Prosecutor of Kurdistan Does Not Even Equal the Ink Which It Was Written In

Asaib Ahl al-Haq movement criticized the judicial complaint issued by

Asadi: US Secretary Accusations about the Presence of "Iranian Militias" in Iraq are Invalid

Asadi: US Secretary Accusations about the Presence of "Iranian Militias" in Iraq are Invalid

The spokesman of the popular mobilization Organization, Ahmad al-Asadi, said that accusations by US Secretary of

Amiri: Tillerson Is Not Welcome In Baghdad and He Has To Apologize For His Remarks about Hashid Al-Shaabi

Amiri: Tillerson Is Not Welcome In Baghdad and He Has To Apologize For His Remarks about Hashid Al-Shaabi

The leader of the popular mobilization and Badr Organization, Hadi

Khazali: Tillerson Has To Prepare To Withdraw His Troops from Iraq Immediately After Ending Isis

Khazali: Tillerson Has To Prepare To Withdraw His Troops from Iraq Immediately After Ending Isis

The leader of Asaib Ahl al-Haq, Qais al-Khazali, said that US Secretary

Tillerson Arrives In Baghdad on Surprise Visit

Tillerson Arrives In Baghdad on Surprise Visit

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Monday (October 23) arrived in Baghdad on a surprised visit for talks with

Iraqi PM Abadi to Visit Turkey on Wednesday

Iraqi PM Abadi to Visit Turkey on Wednesday

 Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi will visit Turkey on

Abadi: The Fighters of the Hashid Al-Shaabi Are Iraqis Who Have Fought Terrorism, Defended Their Country And Made Sacrifices to Defeat (ISIS)

Abadi: The Fighters of the Hashid Al-Shaabi Are Iraqis Who Have Fought Terrorism, Defended Their Country And Made Sacrifices to Defeat (ISIS)

 Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi met top US diplomat Rex

Macron to Barzani over Erbil-Baghdad Crisis: Dialogue Is Best Option

Macron to Barzani over Erbil-Baghdad Crisis: Dialogue Is Best Option

 French President, Emmanuel Macron on Monday (October 23) expressed his country’s support for dialogue

Iraqi Electoral Commission Sets Date for General Elections

Iraqi Electoral Commission Sets Date for General Elections

 Iraq’s electoral commission set, on Sunday (October 22), a date for the country’s general elections

Iraq Hikes Southern Oil Output to Make Up For Kirkuk Losses

Iraq Hikes Southern Oil Output to Make Up For Kirkuk Losses

 Iraq said it hiked southern oil production by 200,000 barrels per

Humanitarian Partners Are Reaching Thousands with Emergency Assistance Daily

Humanitarian Partners Are Reaching Thousands with Emergency Assistance Daily

During the past week, well over 100,000 civilians have fled from Kirkuk,

Abadi Says Vision for an Iraq Based On Development and Security Not Wars

Abadi Says Vision for an Iraq Based On Development and Security Not Wars

Iraq, throughout its difficult and successful experience in overcoming the threat of terrorism and division, did rise

Commander: 26 Peshmerga Killed In Fighting Against Iraqi Forces in Kirkuk

Commander: 26 Peshmerga Killed In Fighting Against Iraqi Forces in Kirkuk

Twenty-six Peshmerga were killed and 67 others were wounded in fighting

Kurdish Traders in Iraq Consider Fallout of Border Closing

Kurdish Traders in Iraq Consider Fallout of Border Closing

Business is humming at the Ibrahim Khalil border crossing between Turkey

Iraqi Commander: No Intention to Enter Other Areas except Altun Kupri

Iraqi Commander: No Intention to Enter Other Areas except Altun Kupri

 Iraqi Joint Operations Command said Iraqi forces have no intention to enter any other areas except Altun Kurpi

Once Promised Paradise, Isis Fighters End Up In Mass Graves

Once Promised Paradise, Isis Fighters End Up In Mass Graves

The Islamic State group once drew recruits from near and far with promises of paradise but now bodies of jihadists

Coalition Cautions Kurdish, Iraqi Forces Not To Instigate Fighting In Kirkuk

Coalition Cautions Kurdish, Iraqi Forces Not To Instigate Fighting In Kirkuk

The US-led Coalition Forces have cautioned Iraqi and Peshmerga forces

Iranian Foreign Ministry Denies Closure of Borders to the Kurdistan Region

Iranian Foreign Ministry Denies Closure of Borders to the Kurdistan Region

 The Iranian Foreign Ministry denied on Sunday (October 15) the

Peshmerga Forces Block Roads to Mosul, Says Military Source

Peshmerga Forces Block Roads to Mosul, Says Military Source

Kurdish Peshmerga forces on Thursday (October 12) have blocked roads

Several Hundred Suspected Isis Militants Surrender to Peshmerga near Hawija

Several Hundred Suspected Isis Militants Surrender to Peshmerga near Hawija

 Several hundred suspected Islamic State (ISIS) militants handed