Kurdistan accepts Baghdad’s terms for dialogue

Tue, 02 Jan 2018 - 01:23 GMT

The KRG has reached a consensus with Baghdad’s Government, led by PM Haidar al-Abadi, to engage in a dialogue to resolve the ongoing political crisis in Iraq.

Iraq's Kurdistan to respect court decision banning secession

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 - 11:18 GMT

Iraq's Kurds voted overwhelmingly for independence in a referendum in September.

Kurds offer joint border deployment

Thu, 02 Nov 2017 - 07:33 GMT

Iraq's Kurdistan region said on Thursday it has offered a joint Kurdish-Iraqi deployment at a crossing with Turkey, with U.S.-led coalition helping fight IS.

Iraq claims full control of Kirkuk province

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 - 09:56 GMT

Iraq claims full control of all towns in Kirkuk province after clashes with Peshmerga forces. Iraqi forces clashed on Friday with Kurdish forces at Altun Kupri.

Kurdistan region asks inter'l help to spur dialogue with Baghdad

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 - 03:36 GMT

The semi-autonomous KRG in northern Iraq welcomed on Thursday a call by Iraqi PM al-Abadi for talks to resolve Kurdish referendum independence crisis.

Egypt Air starts halting flights to Erbil Friday

Sat, 30 Sep 2017 - 07:21 GMT

Egypt Air suspends flights on Friday between Cairo and Erbil, the capital of Kurdistan, in response to the Iraqi Civil Aviation Authorities’ halting of flights.

Control of land, air passages not punishment for Kurds: Iraqi PM

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 - 07:55 GMT

The Iraqi government protects the rights and privileges of all our people, including our Kurdish citizens, and that any actions taken are careful not to harm them.

International air ban over Iraqi Kurdistan comes into effect

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 - 06:10 GMT

A ban on international flights to Iraqi Kurdistan, imposed by Iraq's central government, went into effect at 6:00 pm on Friday

Kurdistan region refuses to hand over border crossings to Iraqi gov.

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 - 12:42 GMT

The Kurdistan Regional Government in northern Iraq refused to relinquish control of its border crossings to the Iraqi government, Erbil-based TV Rudaw said on Friday.

Referendum is not an independence declaration: Kurdistan FM

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 - 05:01 GMT

“It is the most historic day in my life,” Foreign Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Falah Mustafa said on Monday.

Military maneuvers 24 hrs before Kurdistan referendum Monday

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 - 02:14 GMT

Iran and Turkey have expressed their concerns over the referendum of Kurdistan; both countries have started military maneuvers along the border of Iraq.

Exclusive: Interview with Kurdistan Foreign Minister Falah Mustafa

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 - 01:32 GMT

Speaking two days before the referendum from Erbil, the KRG Foreign Minister spoke to Egypt Today via email, answering controversial questions.

Shoukry discusses Syria, Kurdistan with 16 FMs in NY City

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 - 10:10 GMT

Shoukry and 16 counterparts agreed that ‘a political solution’ is the only solution to the Syrian crisis based on full implementation of UNSCR 2254.