Kurdish Peshmerga

Baghdad accuses Kurds of reneging on pullback deal

Thu, 02 Nov 2017 - 04:00 GMT

Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi on Wednesday accused the Kurds of reneging on an agreement to withdraw their forces from disputed zones in the north of the country.

Iraq to pay Kurdish Peshmerga, civil servants, says PM

Tue, 31 Oct 2017 - 05:22 GMT

The Iraqi government plans to soon start paying the salaries of Kurdish Peshmerga and civil servants working for the Kurdistan Regional Government.

Iraqi forces, Kurdish Peshmerga agree on ceasefire

Fri, 27 Oct 2017 - 12:08 GMT

Iraqi forces and Kurdish Peshmerga fighters reached an agreement on Friday to stop fighting in northern Iraq, the media office of the U.S.-led anti-IS coalition said.

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.

Iraqi forces take control of 'vast areas' in Kirkuk region

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 - 12:54 GMT

Iraqi forces took control of "vast areas" in the oil-rich region of Kirkuk without opposition from Kurdish Peshmerga.

Iraqi forces start advancing toward Kurdish-held Kirkuk

Sun, 15 Oct 2017 - 11:15 GMT

Iraqi forces began moving at midnight on Sunday towards oil fields and an important air base held by Kurdish forces

Peshmerga denies Iraqi government gave it 48 hours to leave Kirkuk

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 - 07:55 GMT

Secretary General of Kurdish Peshmerga Forces denied Friday that the Iraqi central government had given the Peshmerga forces 48 hours to leave Kirkuk