Iran blocks all Iraqi Kurdistan flights ahead of referendum: official

Map. History of Kurds conflict

24 January 2018
4 month ago
Russia is to set up a new large military air base in Syria's DeirEzZor
Iranian AF TFB.3 and 6 pilots and F-4Es are ready at Hamedan to assist Iraq AF again to deal with any possible threat from Iraq's Kurdistan4 month ago
Iranian AF TFB.3 and 6 pilots and F-4Es are ready at Hamedan to assist Iraq AF again to deal with any possible threat from Iraq's Kurdistan
4 month ago
French cement company Lafarge made payments to armed groups, including ISIS, to keep a plant running in Syria
4 month ago
Gorran urges supporters to support the referendum.
4 month ago
Iranian President to Abadi: Kurdish Referendum is danger to the unity of Iraq and the stability and security of the region.
4 month ago
IS retakes control of parts of al-Firdous neighborhood inside Raqqa city after heavy clashes against the SDF.
PM @HaiderAlAbadi chairs meeting of the National Security Council in Baghdad, discusses proposed illegal referendum in Iraqi Kurdistan.4 month ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi chairs meeting of the National Security Council in Baghdad, discusses proposed illegal referendum in Iraqi Kurdistan.
4 month ago
Anti-IS coalition raids on Siwar in northern Deir ez-Zor and dozens of civilians have escaped after the area has been announced as a military zone.
Video show moments of targeting IS positions by Coalition aircrafts in Raqqa city4 month ago
Video show moments of targeting IS positions by Coalition aircrafts in Raqqa city
4 month ago
Hundreds of families in besieged Raqqa are trapped in the football stadium. They escaped to the stadium and IS surrounded them. Now the SDF is trying to get into the football stadium and IS is using the families who sought refuge in the stadium as human shields.
4 month ago
Three VBIED attacks by IS today on SDF locations in 17th Division Base, Remyla and Fardos neighbourhoods.
4 month ago
Iraq asks foreign countries to stop oil trade with Kurdistan over #KurdishReferendum
4 month ago
Reuters: Iraqi government calls on the Kurdistan Regional Government to hand over border crossings and airports
4 month ago
President Erdogan met with Iranian President Ruhani.
4 month ago
Clashes between SDF and ISIS near the Grain Silo and the Irrigation canal near the Town of Al-Suwr
UAV activity of Turkish Army in North Aleppo4 month ago
UAV activity of Turkish Army in North Aleppo
4 month ago
Kurdistan Islamic Group KIG will vote ‘Yes’ in the upcoming independence referendum - Statement
WFP: 245.000 Syrian refugees in Iraq4 month ago
WFP: 245.000 Syrian refugees in Iraq
After Iran Army began its military drill  now Iran AF Jets flying intimidatingly low over the towns near Iran-N. Iraq border4 month ago
After Iran Army began its military drill now Iran AF Jets flying intimidatingly low over the towns near Iran-N. Iraq border
4 month ago
Barzani: From now on we are neighbors with Iraq.
4 month ago
Barzani is told Abadi is holding a press conference he responded "I'm a good friend with Abadi, I don't like to break his heart."
4 month ago
Barzani: we don’t expect any clashes between Peshmerga forces and Iraqi army.
Abadi: We will not abandon our Kurdish citizens and reject the sectarian state and racism4 month ago
Abadi: We will not abandon our Kurdish citizens and reject the sectarian state and racism
4 month ago
Barzani: Kurdistan is not a theat to Turkey's national security
Barzani: We hope Turkey does not close its border, this will not benefit either side4 month ago
Barzani: We hope Turkey does not close its border, this will not benefit either side
4 month ago
Al Abadi: The referendum is rejected, its results will not be recognised, we will do whatever is necessary to protect the unity of Iraq
Iraqi PM speech to nation Kirkuk's oil does not belong to individuals or parties, why has the KRG not paid people salaries4 month ago
Iraqi PM speech to nation "Kirkuk's oil does not belong to individuals or parties, why has the KRG not paid people salaries"
4 month ago
Abadi: Kurdistan leaders rejected the work of oversight and integrity under the pretext of independence
4 month ago
Abadi: Most of the problems of Kurdistan region is not with Baghdad and will worsen after the referendum
IS conducted successful ambush attacks against the US backed SDF group in the Deir Ezzor province.4 month ago
IS conducted successful ambush attacks against the US backed SDF group in the Deir Ezzor province.
Turkish Airforce: both jets and choppers,  recently participated the military drill as well, in Şırnak Province near TR-Iraq border4 month ago
Turkish Airforce: both jets and choppers, recently participated the military drill as well, in Şırnak Province near TR-Iraq border
4 month ago
Barzani: Baghdad forced us to hold Referendum, the partnership ended with Iraq.
4 month ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi will speak to the nation at 5.30pm
We tried our best to find solution with Baghdad with help of International community, but Iraq didn't accept us, Barzani says.4 month ago
We tried our best to find solution with Baghdad with help of International community, but Iraq didn't accept us, Barzani says.
Kurdish President addresses press, says Iraq has violated its constitution4 month ago
Kurdish President addresses press, says Iraq has violated its constitution
French foreign YPG member killed in Raqqa according to pro-PKK media4 month ago
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French foreign YPG member killed in Raqqa according to pro-PKK media
Kurdish President Masoud Barzani starts press release as independence referendum set to take place tomorrow4 month ago
Kurdish President Masoud Barzani starts press release as independence referendum set to take place tomorrow
Turkish Army expands its military drill, which was started on Sept 18,  in Silopi district countryside of Şırnak Province,  near TR-Iraq border4 month ago
Turkish Army expands its military drill, which was started on Sept 18, in Silopi district countryside of Şırnak Province, near TR-Iraq border
Iran IRGC Commander Qassem Soulimani arrived at plains of Ninawa, NW Mosul as voting boxes are distributed for KRG referendum4 month ago
Iran IRGC Commander Qassem Soulimani arrived at plains of Ninawa, NW Mosul as voting boxes are distributed for KRG referendum
4 month ago
Iraqi forces concluded the first phase of Hawija operation liberating Az Zab area completely this morning
Iraqi Ministries and official institutions cancel holidays and ask members to boycott Erbil referendum in contested areas4 month ago
Iraqi Ministries and official institutions cancel holidays and ask members to boycott Erbil referendum in contested areas
4 month ago
Iran blocks all Iraqi Kurdistan flights ahead of referendum: official
4 month ago
Iran closes the airspace to the Kurdistan region of Iraq at the request of Baghdad
4 month ago
SDF advances deeper in Deir Ezzor countryside
4 month ago
Rudaw claims that KDP, PUK and Islamic Union have decided to hold referendum in Kirkuk tomorrow as planned.
4 month ago
Iran's IRGC is holding drills in northwestern country, Where Iran meets Kurdistan region
Shelling on the Iraq-Iran border at Haji Omeran4 month ago
Shelling on the Iraq-Iran border at Haji Omeran
Establishing assembly for the SDF-affiliated Deir ez-Zor Civil Council begins.4 month ago
Establishing assembly for the SDF-affiliated Deir ez-Zor Civil Council begins.
4 month ago
US-backed SDF is attempting to storm Al-Suwr town
Russian Ministry of Defense claimed US SOF allow SDF to pass through ISIS positions North to Deir-ez-Zur4 month ago
Russian Ministry of Defense claimed US SOF allow SDF to pass "through ISIS positions" North to Deir-ez-Zur
Supported by the @coalition, Kurdistan's Peshmerga and Iraqi Army reach coordinated agreement over 2nd stage of Hawija operation.4 month ago
Supported by the @coalition, Kurdistan's Peshmerga and Iraqi Army reach coordinated agreement over 2nd stage of Hawija operation.
4 month ago
Iran heavily shelling border areas in Haji Omaran area in the excuse of presence of Kurdi Iranian opposition parties there.
4 month ago
HDP MP criticizing Turkish PM and defending Barzani. "The Kurdish President knows 6 languages, what about you?" .
4 month ago
SDF has captured the entire of al-Firdous neighbourhood, and has reached the southern end of the football Stadium.
4 month ago
PKK: "An attack on Southern Kurdistan (KRG) will be considered an attack on all of Kurdistan".
Turkey announced closure its consulate in Erbil on September 24 and 25 without explanation or giving any reasons4 month ago
Turkey announced closure its consulate in Erbil on September 24 and 25 without explanation or giving any reasons
SDF seizes several missiles and vehicles from ISIS in Raqqa4 month ago
SDF seizes several missiles and vehicles from ISIS in Raqqa
SDF forces took Conoco gas field from ISIS4 month ago
SDF forces took Conoco gas field from ISIS
4 month ago
Three Kurdish fighters killed, five wounded in explosion south of Kirkuk
4 month ago
Officials reject rumors of excluding Kirkuk from Kurdistan referendum
4 month ago
In the third day of Hawija operations Iraqi Forces cleared 346km2 and over 40 villages: Tal Shair, Tal Muhamad, Shati Al Jadar, Al Nuwr, Tal Al Nuwr, Umm Al Izam, Tal Al Wird, Al Aighar, Tal Al Aighar, Al Judur, Saruat, Ar Hama, Jukis, Dawsarat Al Suflaa, Sabih Fawqani, Al Zuraria, Al Sharyet, Al Hulwa , Kirrud , Jar Bardan, Haliwat Al Suflaa, Haliwat Al Ulya, Haliwat Al Wusta, Shamit, Saridek, Al Khazir Al Ulya, Eatirat Al Inadia, Arab Salman Najam, Al Shawi, Hamd Muhamad Ali, Al Naml, Al Sadar, Hatirat, Al Khazir, Al Sabaghia, Rajm Al Wadi, Al Riwayat, Ranjy, Al Shaku, Al Qibat, Suflat, Al Namisat , Al Awin, Al Sabil, Al Enadia
4 month ago
SDF official Nasser Haj Mansour: al-Izba Gas Field near Conoco Gas Plant also captured
4 month ago
Syria: Footage from Conoco gas plant after seized by SDF north east of DeirEzzor
Syria: Footage from Conoco gas plant after seized by SDF north east of DeirEzzor
4 month ago
Start of clashes between SDF and ISIS at Al Kibar on eastern Euphrates bank west of DeirEzZor
Photo from Koniko company of Gas which captured by SDF in Deira Zour area4 month ago
Photo from Koniko company of Gas which captured by SDF in Deira Zour area
4 month ago
PUK sends military reinforcement to Kirkuk
4 month ago
Suheil al-Hassan, nicknamed The Tiger: "We will raise the Syrian flag in Raqqa, Al-Hasakah, Ain Al-Arab, Afrin and Idlib. We will not allow the division of Syria."
4 month ago
Iraqi FM: Baghdad cannot accept the unconstitutional decisions of Kurdistan Region.
While pro-Assad government forces still stuck in E. Euphrates Valley fighting ISIS, SDF-YPG seized over Conoco-Tabieh Gas Plant.4 month ago
While pro-Assad government forces still stuck in E. Euphrates Valley fighting ISIS, SDF-YPG seized over Conoco-Tabieh Gas Plant.
Military reinforcement arrived in Kirkuk ahead of referendum4 month ago
Military reinforcement arrived in Kirkuk ahead of referendum
4 month ago
Najmadin, the governor of Kirkuk and @LahurTalabany is in a historic meeting regarding holding referendum in Kirkuk Twitterkurds
4 month ago
Baghdad considers negotiation with Kurds Erbil failed over halting the Referendum despite all attempts
4 month ago
US-backed SDF has advanced and reached 3 Kms from Al-Suwr town
A total of 13,104 Syrian individuals died due to torture at the hands of the parties to the conflict in Syria from Mar 2011 to Sep 20174 month ago
A total of 13,104 Syrian individuals died due to torture at the hands of the parties to the conflict in Syria from Mar 2011 to Sep 2017
4 month ago
US-backed SDF controlled new areas around Siwar town N Deir Ez zor and surrounding it from 3 directions
Map by Deir Ez zor 24 suggests US-backed SDF only ~5.5km away from Jafra Oil Field Facilities4 month ago
Map by Deir Ez zor 24 suggests US-backed SDF only ~5.5km away from Jafra Oil Field Facilities
ISIS Hunters - the only Syrian unit on East bank of Euphrates is fighting for Khusham4 month ago
ISIS Hunters - the only Syrian unit on East bank of Euphrates is fighting for Khusham
4 month ago
Raqqa: SDF besieged a group of ISIS members near of 17 headquarter and clashes between them in the area
Russia in RSA: US-coalition bombings of Raqqa anything BUT precise, erase entire city, say its displaced residents in refugee camp4 month ago
Russia in RSA: US-coalition bombings of Raqqa anything BUT precise, erase entire city, say its displaced residents in refugee camp
A total of 26,019 Syrian children killed at the hands of the parties to the conflict in Syria from Mar 2011 to Sep 20174 month ago
A total of 26,019 Syrian children killed at the hands of the parties to the conflict in Syria from Mar 2011 to Sep 2017
YPG-led SDF have arrested 8 ISIS militants in Deir Ez-Zor in Abu Khashab today. Clashes continue4 month ago
YPG-led SDF have arrested 8 ISIS militants in Deir Ez-Zor in Abu Khashab today. Clashes continue
4 month ago
The governor of Kirkuk calls on the people of Kirkuk to go to ballot boxes on Monday
4 month ago
Senior assistant to Kurdish President says independence referendum to go ahead as planned.