Kurdistan Referendum

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.

Legislative election to be held in May: Iraqi PM

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 - 12:14 GMT

Iraq's national elections will be held as scheduled on May 15, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said Saturday.

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.

Iraqi VP Ayad Allawi proposed seven-item national initiative

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 - 03:42 GMT

Iraq’s Vice-President Ayad Allawi proposed a seven-item "national initiative" Monday to solve the current crisis.

Iraqi official: Referendum’s results not binding to Baghdad

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 - 03:41 GMT

Egypt expressed its deep concern over possible negative repercussions that may arise from holding Kurdistan’s independence referendum.

Egypt concerned over possible repercussions of Kurds referendum

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 - 10:42 GMT

Egypt expressed its deep concern over possible negative repercussions of holding Kurdistan’s independence referendum, said a Tuesday statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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.

The must-knows of Kurdistan’s referendum to date

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 - 12:38 GMT

The most-know developments of Kurdistan’s independence referendum so far.

Turkey to build closer ties with Iraqi gov’t post referendum: PM

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 - 09:13 GMT

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım said Monday that Turkey will establish closer relations with the Iraqi Central government

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.

Al Abadi affirms rejection of Kurdistan referendum

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 - 09:37 GMT

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al Abadi reiterated Iraq's firm stance rejecting holding a referendum on Kurdistan's independence

Egypt worried over Kurdish referendum: FM

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 - 08:51 GMT

The Egyptian Foreign Ministry expressed in a statement Thursday its worry over the Iraqi Kurdistan independence referendum that is going to take place on September 25.