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Protests rage in Iraqi Kurdistan
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Protests rage in Iraqi Kurdistan

Protesters took to the streets for the second time in as many days across semi-autonomous Iraqi Kurdistan  on Tuesday to show their…
France’s Macron calls on Iraq to dismantle all militias
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France’s Macron calls on Iraq to dismantle all militias

French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday called on Iraq to dismantle all militias, including the government sanctioned Iran-backed Popular Mobilization…
Iraq threatens to resume military operations against Kurds
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Iraq threatens to resume military operations against Kurds

Iraqi forces threatened on Wednesday to resume operations to capture northern Kurdish-held territory after accusing authorities there of delaying handing…
Kurds offer joint border deployment as Iraq threatens to resume military operations
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Kurds offer joint border deployment as Iraq threatens to resume military operations

Iraq’s Kurdistan region said on Thursday it has offered a joint Kurdish-Iraqi deployment at a strategic crossing into Turkey, with…
100,000 Kurds flee Kirkuk since Iraqi army takeover: Kurdish officials
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100,000 Kurds flee Kirkuk since Iraqi army takeover: Kurdish officials

About 100,000 Kurds have fled Kirkuk for fear of sectarian reprisals since Iraqi government forces took over the city after…
Kurdish VP : Thousands of troops sent to Kirkuk to face ‘Iraqi threat’
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Kurdish VP : Thousands of troops sent to Kirkuk to face ‘Iraqi threat’

Kurdish authorities have sent thousands more troops to the oil region of Kirkuk to confront “threats” from Iraq’s central government,…
Kurds offer talks with Baghdad over airport, banks ban
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Kurds offer talks with Baghdad over airport, banks ban

The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) offered to hold talks with Iraqi authorities on the status of Kurdish airports, border posts…
China says supports Iraq’s unity as Kurds vote in referendum
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China says supports Iraq’s unity as Kurds vote in referendum

China supports Iraq’s unity, the country’s foreign ministry said on Monday, as voting started in an independence referendum organized by…
Iran launches war games near Iraqi Kurdistan border, Turkey hits militant positions
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Iran launches war games near Iraqi Kurdistan border, Turkey hits militant positions

Iranian forces have launched war games in an area near the border with Iraq’s Kurdistan region, Iran’s state media reported…
Factbox: Iraq’s Kurds to vote in historic referendum on independence
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Factbox: Iraq’s Kurds to vote in historic referendum on independence

About five million people in Kurdish-held areas of northern Iraq will be summoned to take part in a non-binding referendum…
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