Kurdish forces

France not planning military operations in north Syria outside of coalition: source

Fri, 30 Mar 2018 - 09:26 GMT

France does not anticipate launching any military operations in northern Syria that fall outside the international coalition's fight against Islamic State, a French presidency source said on Friday.

Kurdish forces still control Khurmala oil field, Kirkuk

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 - 08:55 GMT

Kurdish forces have not withdrawn from the Khurmala oil field, northwest of Kirkuk, Erbil-based Rudaw TV said on Thursday, citing a Peshmerga commander.

U.S. military, in Iraq, urges Iraqis, Kurds to avoid escalation

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 - 05:11 GMT

The U.S. military said on Monday its commanders in Iraq were urging Iraqi and Kurdish forces to avoid escalation .

Baghdad pressures on Iraqi Kurds to reverse independence vote

Wed, 27 Sep 2017 - 03:41 GMT

Baghdad piled pressure on Iraq's Kurds on Wednesday, demanding they cancel their overwhelming vote for independence.