Iraq's national security: We cooperate with Erbil to solve problem of displaced

Tue, 22 Dec 2020 - 01:01 GMT

Head of Iraq's national security agency Abdel Ghani al Assady has stressed the importance of security cooperation with all Iraqi provinces including Kurdistan region.

Elissa to perform in Erbil on March 20

Mon, 17 Feb 2020 - 01:48 GMT

Lebanese star Elissa will perform in the Iraqi city Erbil on March 20.

EGYPTAIR operates first flight to Kurdistan after 7-month halt

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 - 01:35 GMT

EGYPTAIR operated its first flight to the capital of Kurdistan Region in Iraq, Erbil on Friday, after 7-month halt

EgyptAir resumes flights to Iraqi Erbil on April 13

Sat, 24 Mar 2018 - 10:07 GMT

EgyptAir is set to resume flights to Erbil, Iraq, as of April 13,

Iraq PM orders reopening of Kurdish airports for int'l flights

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 - 12:12 GMT

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi ordered on Thursday the reopening of the airports of Erbil and Suleimaniya, in the Kurdistan region, for international flights.

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 Today’s evening international news

Sat, 11 Nov 2017 - 03:46 GMT

Former Kurdistan President Masoud Barzani called Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi to start a dialogue.

Baghdad doesn't need mediators for talks with Erbil: Iraqi PM

Sat, 11 Nov 2017 - 02:01 GMT

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al Abadi asserted on Saturday that Baghdad is ready to play a role in resolving the region’s problems.

Iraq dispute kicks off crisis for Kurdish sports

Sun, 05 Nov 2017 - 10:23 GMT

Sports clubs and players in Iraqi Kurdistan are facing the threat of a spell on the sidelines as the crisis between the region and Baghdad sees matches suspended and away trips cancelled.

Tillerson urges political dialogue between Baghdad, Erbil

Sat, 04 Nov 2017 - 08:32 GMT

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson stressed the need for political negotiations between Erbil and Baghdad to solve the problems between the two administrations.

Iraq's Kurdistan region elections delayed as no candidates

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 - 09:18 GMT

Elections for Iraq's Kurdistan region's presidency and parliament will not be held as planned on Nov. 1 as political parties did not present candidates.

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.

Russia has plans to evacuate consulate general in Erbil

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 - 12:27 GMT

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov said on Tuesday that the Foreign Ministry has plans to evacuate the consulate general in Erbil.

Erbil ready for direct dialogue with Baghdad

Mon, 02 Oct 2017 - 10:04 GMT

The Political Leadership of Kurdistan expressed on Monday readiness to hold a direct dialogue with the Iraqi government in Baghdad .

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.

All foreign flights to Erbil to end Friday

Thu, 28 Sep 2017 - 10:56 GMT

All foreign flights to and from the Iraqi Kurdish regional capital Erbil will be suspended from Friday evening on Baghdad's orders.

Iraqi PM calls for Kurdistan referendum results annulment

Wed, 27 Sep 2017 - 04:36 GMT

Before the Iraqi Parliament on Wednesday, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi demanded the outcome of the independence referendum of Kurdistan to be cancelled.

92.7% of Kurds approve secession from Iraq

Wed, 27 Sep 2017 - 02:28 GMT

Despite Iraqi, Arab, Turkish and Iranian opposition, Kurdistan held a referendum and overwhelmingly approved secession from Iraq.

Qatar swims against tide, continues its flights to Erbil

Wed, 27 Sep 2017 - 12:11 GMT

Qatar Airways will continue flying to Erbil in Kurdish northern Iraq as long as its air space remains open.