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16 July 2018
9 month ago
UN Secretary General: "The decision to hold the referendum in disputed areas, notably in Kirkuk, is particularly destabilizing."
9 month ago
Iraqi Prime Minister: We are not ready to discuss the results of the referendum and we will not deal with it
9 month ago
Abadi: We will step up our actions and protect all citizens in Kurdistan
9 month ago
Iraqi PM says the referendum is illegitimate and will seek punishment for those responsible for holding it.
9 month ago
Iraqi PM says the federal authorities will return to Kirkuk and all Iraq.
Large Peshmerga forces arrived in Kirkuk to join Hawija operation9 month ago
Large Peshmerga forces arrived in Kirkuk to join Hawija operation
No delay in Hawija operation - Army reinforcements and PMU rocket forces arrived to the area.9 month ago
No delay in Hawija operation - Army reinforcements and PMU rocket forces arrived to the area.
9 month ago
Iraqi PM Al Abadi will give a televised speech after a while
Celebration in Duhok now9 month ago
Celebration in Duhok now
9 month ago
US Department of State: Claims that US supports ISIS or complicit in Russian commander death has no basis in fact. US/Coalition has one objective: defeat of ISIS
9 month ago
72% turnout in Kurdistan referendum: election commission
9 month ago
Iraq Sec. and Def. Committee - army has "taken all required actions" in order to "retake" areas which were seized by Kurdish forces in 2014
9 month ago
Canadian Prime Minister: We respect the process initiated by the Kurds
Kurdistan region Referendum: 93.7% for after 227 858 votes counted9 month ago
Kurdistan region Referendum: 93.7% for after 227 858 votes counted
9 month ago
The SDF moved about 15% of their fighters from Raqqa to join clashes against IS in Deir ez-Zor.
9 month ago
Raqqa24 team in besieged #Raqqa: 11 civilians died in the last 5 days due lack of medicine
9 month ago
Peshmerga Rojava: "There is tension with the Syrian regime in Qamishlu because of the clashes today in the Deir al-Azur"
9 month ago
LTG McMaster: Population in areas seized from ISIS "will never accept" Assad's forces as legitimate. #ISWSC17
9 month ago
SDF fully controlled Fardos neighborhood in #Raqqa
54.70 percent voted in Halabja. majority voted yes in two other sub-districts9 month ago
54.70 percent voted in Halabja. majority voted yes in two other sub-districts
SDF captured weapons from killed ISIS militants in Raqqa city.9 month ago
SDF captured weapons from killed ISIS militants in Raqqa city.
9 month ago
There is tensions in Hasakah and Qamishli cities between the Syrian government and SDF, with government demanding that SDF stop advance and give up locations
9 month ago
The White House: U.S hopes for a unified Iraq to destroy the Islamic state organization and confront Iran
9 month ago
Syrian FM to RussiaToday: "Syrian Kurds want a form of autonomy within Syria's borders, and that's something negotiable"
9 month ago
ISIS claim destroyed SDF vehicle with ATMG south of al-Shuwar in eastern DeirEzZor
Celebrations in Qamishli city for Iraqi Kurdistan Referendum.9 month ago
Celebrations in Qamishli city for Iraqi Kurdistan Referendum.
9 month ago
Iran to join large-scale Iraq-Turkish military exercises on the common border between the two countries
9 month ago
Turkish military confirms joint maneuvers, says will conduct the drills with Iraqi army at the border
Turkish Air Force drone UAV tracking north of Iraq9 month ago
Turkish Air Force drone UAV tracking north of Iraq
9 month ago
SDF commander says they target 'hostile forces' with heavy weapons in retaliation after bombings earlier.
Islamic State attacks the SDF hold Koniko oilfield in the Deir Ezzor province with GRAD rockets(GRAD-P)9 month ago
Islamic State attacks the SDF hold Koniko oilfield in the Deir Ezzor province with GRAD rockets(GRAD-P)
9 month ago
Iraqi Ministry of Defense: a large-scale military exercises with the Turkish army started on the border between the two countries
9 month ago
In Ağrı, the gunmen opened fire on the minibus: 3 dead, 2 injured
Kurds in Iran marching in support of today's KRG referendum on Kurdish independence - which Tehran strictly opposes.9 month ago
Kurds in Iran marching in support of today's KRG referendum on Kurdish independence - which Tehran strictly opposes.
Kurds in Iran are on the streets to support KRG referendum in Iraq9 month ago
Kurds in Iran are on the streets to support KRG referendum in Iraq
9 month ago
Pentagon: Kurdish referendum 'distraction' from ISIS fight. "This is an issue for Iraq, they are going to have to sort that out,” spox says
Iranian Kurds in the town of Sanadaj marched in support of the Kurdistan Region, protesting Iran9 month ago
Iranian Kurds in the town of Sanadaj marched in support of the Kurdistan Region, protesting Iran
Ballot boxes sealed throughout Kurdistan Region as voting ends in Kurdistan Referendum.9 month ago
Ballot boxes sealed throughout Kurdistan Region as voting ends in Kurdistan Referendum.
9 month ago
Hashd al-Shaabi forces say they are prepared to do battle in Kirkuk after Iraqi PM ordered troops deployment in disputed areas.
Photos from the continued Turkish Army drill on the border with Iraqi Kurdish Region today.9 month ago
Photos from the continued Turkish Army drill on the border with Iraqi Kurdish Region today.
9 month ago
SDF claims it has responded to government/Russian agressions, after numerous warnings
9 month ago
Voter turnout in Khanaqin in Diyala Province is 90%, according to Kurdistan Referendum Commission
9 month ago
Polls just closed in Kurdistan Referendum: 76% Participation
9 month ago
Iraqi government redeploys various divisions from the outskirts of Hawijah to Tuz Khurmatu PMU as reinforcements.
9 month ago
Kirkuk governor declares a curfew will be imposed Monday night after referendum polling stations close.
Scenes of clashes MMC/SDF with Daesh in North Raqqa, Andalus District yesterday9 month ago
Scenes of clashes MMC/SDF with Daesh in North Raqqa, Andalus District yesterday
9 month ago
Rudaw has footage of clashes between Shia militia and peshmerga in Tuz Khormato: one driver died and peshmerga wounded
9 month ago
IHEC extends voting deadline for KurdistanReferendum for one hour across Kurdistan region
9 month ago
At the request of parliament, Iraqi PM Abadi has ordered troops to disputed areas to 'protect citizens.'
9 month ago
U.S. Central Command:[email protected] Strike Update: Near Raqqah, 29 strikes engaged 7 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 20 positions
Kirkuk governor Karim; I ask people of Kirkuk to be calm,no celebratory gunfire. Keep ur bullets for when it is necessary to defend the city9 month ago
Kirkuk governor Karim; I ask people of Kirkuk to be calm,no celebratory gunfire. Keep ur bullets for when it is necessary to defend the city
9 month ago
SDF Seizes al-Kubar town western Deir-Ezzor from ISIS
9 month ago
Syria Clashes between SDF and ISIS now in Andalus neighborhood at northern entrance of Raqqa city
9 month ago
Iraq PMU (Hashd) leader says small clashes occurred between Peshmerga and PMU in Tuz Khurmatu, Saladin province.
9 month ago
OIR Spokesman: SDF reported indirect fire nearby their locations. @CJTFOIR deconflicting with Russians, passing info to ensure compliance with agreed deconflicting measures
9 month ago
Turkish Higher Authority for Broadcasts to have emergency meeting at 3pm to take out @Rudawkurdish from Turk-Sat.
9 month ago
Russian Ministry of Defense denied strikes on SDF
9 month ago
1 killed, 5 wounded in PKK attack in Şemdinli
9 month ago
UK’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson says “Iraq’s future lies in dialogue” and that his country is prepared to help.
9 month ago
Britain’s Foreign Secretary @BorisJohnson urges “all parties to remain calm, work together to defeat ISIS.”
9 month ago
IHA: 4 suspected PYD/YPG members detained after illegal border crossing into Turkey from northern Syria
9 month ago
Syria rejects Iraqi Kurdish independence referendum
9 month ago
Erdogan and Putin agreed during a telephone conversation on the unity of Iraqi and Syrian territories
9 month ago
Turkish President Erdogan and his Russian counterpart Putin discussed the Kurdistan Referendum over a phone-call.
9 month ago
Kurdistan’s referendum is the declaration of war against the unity of the people of Iraq — Iraq’s VP Nouri al-Maliki.
9 month ago
Russian Planes have bombed SDF positions in The Conoco gasfield
Iraqi Afaq TV: Iraqi Parliament votes on requiring PM to deploy forces in Kirkuk.9 month ago
Iraqi Afaq TV: Iraqi Parliament votes on requiring PM to deploy forces in Kirkuk.
9 month ago
Iraqi parliament votes to close all borders of Kurdistan Region with the outside world following today's independence referendum.
9 month ago
SDF statement strongly condemning attacks by Russia and government on SDF forces NE Deir Ezzor by airstrikes and artillery. Number of fighters killed at Textile factory and Conico plant
9 month ago
Iraqi PM orders security services "to protect citizens being coerced" in Kurdistan
9 month ago
Erdogan threatens to halt oil exports from Iraqi Kurdistan via Turkey
9 month ago
Erdogan: We will not hesitate to carry out a military operation in Iraq if necessary
9 month ago
Erdogan: We won't allow a terrorist state on our borders and we'll enter "suddenly one night" to prevent it
9 month ago
US-backed Syrian SDF says will use "legitimate right to self-defense" in response to attacks
9 month ago
Erdogan: We will close our border with northern Iraq in both directions in the coming days
9 month ago
Erdogan: the army has taken the necessary measures on the border with Iraq
9 month ago
President Erdogan: We do not accept referendum in Kurdistan region
Raqqa: Airstrike targeted the city9 month ago
Raqqa: Airstrike targeted the city
9 month ago
Six of Syria Democratic Forces members were injured in a Russian bombing in the suburb of Deir al-Zour. SDF sources announced.
9 month ago
SDF captured Sor town’s silos from ISIS in Deir-Ez-Zor countryside.
Locals of Bashiqa at a polling station in the town.9 month ago
Locals of Bashiqa at a polling station in the town.
9 month ago
Russian forces now using MLRS and mortars to shell SDF positions
Queue at a polling station in Khorsabad, Ninewa.9 month ago
Queue at a polling station in Khorsabad, Ninewa.
9 month ago
We are working with Russia and Iran to establish a new de-escalation zone in Afrin, Syria. Turkish PM says
9 month ago
Iran decided to close border with Iraqi Kurdistan
9 month ago
Iran closes border with Iraqi Kurdistan: foreign ministry
9 month ago
Russian bombardment against US-backed SDF positions in eastern Deir Ezzor continuing, casualties reported.
9 month ago
Russian warplanes bombing SDF positions in the recently captured Koniko oil field area east of Deir ez-Zor
@PMBarzani: Hearing @HaiderAlAbadi's threats Sunday reminded me of the threats from the old government of Saddam. We did not expect this type of language.9 month ago
@PMBarzani: "Hearing @HaiderAlAbadi's threats Sunday reminded me of the threats from the old government of Saddam. We did not expect this type of language."
9 month ago
"We will only coordinate with Baghdad moving forward" Turkish PM @BA_Yildirim says
PM Yıldırım: Iraqi forces will participate in Turkey's military exercises near the border with Iraq9 month ago
PM Yıldırım: Iraqi forces will participate in Turkey's military exercises near the border with Iraq
9 month ago
Turkey suspends Peshmerga training program in Bashiqa.
9 month ago
Turkish PM: We are considering imposing sanctions on Iraqi Kurdistan after decision to go ahead with referendum
9 month ago
Co-head of Syrian Kurdish administration: 'our borders are open to Iraqi Kurdistan and we will support and defend it'
Kurdish President Masoud Barzani casts his ballot for an independent Kurdistan.9 month ago
Kurdish President Masoud Barzani casts his ballot for an independent Kurdistan.
4,000 local observers, 140 foreign observers, 320 journalists observe the Kurdistan Referendum at 1,400 ballot stations across Kurdistan.9 month ago
4,000 local observers, 140 foreign observers, 320 journalists observe the Kurdistan Referendum at 1,400 ballot stations across Kurdistan.
9 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 Kurdistan9 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
9 month ago
French cement company Lafarge made payments to armed groups, including ISIS, to keep a plant running in Syria
9 month ago
Gorran urges supporters to support the referendum.
9 month ago
Iranian President to Abadi: Kurdish Referendum is danger to the unity of Iraq and the stability and security of the region.
9 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.9 month ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi chairs meeting of the National Security Council in Baghdad, discusses proposed illegal referendum in Iraqi Kurdistan.
9 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 city9 month ago
Video show moments of targeting IS positions by Coalition aircrafts in Raqqa city
9 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.
9 month ago
Three VBIED attacks by IS today on SDF locations in 17th Division Base, Remyla and Fardos neighbourhoods.
9 month ago
Iraq asks foreign countries to stop oil trade with Kurdistan over #KurdishReferendum
9 month ago
Reuters: Iraqi government calls on the Kurdistan Regional Government to hand over border crossings and airports
9 month ago
President Erdogan met with Iranian President Ruhani.
9 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 Aleppo9 month ago
UAV activity of Turkish Army in North Aleppo
9 month ago
Kurdistan Islamic Group KIG will vote ‘Yes’ in the upcoming independence referendum - Statement
WFP: 245.000 Syrian refugees in Iraq9 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 border9 month ago
After Iran Army began its military drill now Iran AF Jets flying intimidatingly low over the towns near Iran-N. Iraq border
9 month ago
Barzani: From now on we are neighbors with Iraq.
9 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."
9 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 racism9 month ago
Abadi: We will not abandon our Kurdish citizens and reject the sectarian state and racism
9 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 side9 month ago
Barzani: We hope Turkey does not close its border, this will not benefit either side
9 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 salaries9 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"
9 month ago
Abadi: Kurdistan leaders rejected the work of oversight and integrity under the pretext of independence
9 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.9 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 border9 month ago
Turkish Airforce: both jets and choppers, recently participated the military drill as well, in Şırnak Province near TR-Iraq border
9 month ago
Barzani: Baghdad forced us to hold Referendum, the partnership ended with Iraq.
9 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.9 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 constitution9 month ago
Kurdish President addresses press, says Iraq has violated its constitution
French foreign YPG member killed in Raqqa according to pro-PKK media9 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 tomorrow9 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 border9 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 referendum9 month ago
Iran IRGC Commander Qassem Soulimani arrived at plains of Ninawa, NW Mosul as voting boxes are distributed for KRG referendum
9 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 areas9 month ago
Iraqi Ministries and official institutions cancel holidays and ask members to boycott Erbil referendum in contested areas
9 month ago
Iran blocks all Iraqi Kurdistan flights ahead of referendum: official
9 month ago
Iran closes the airspace to the Kurdistan region of Iraq at the request of Baghdad
9 month ago
SDF advances deeper in Deir Ezzor countryside
9 month ago
Rudaw claims that KDP, PUK and Islamic Union have decided to hold referendum in Kirkuk tomorrow as planned.
9 month ago
Iran's IRGC is holding drills in northwestern country, Where Iran meets Kurdistan region
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