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Iraqi Federal Court rules Kurdish referendum unconstitutional

BAGHDAD/ERBIL (Reuters) - Iraq's Supreme Federal Court ruled on Monday that the Sept. 25 Kurdish independence referendum was unconstitutional and the results void, a court spokesman said. Reuters, 3 days ago

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Turnout high as Iraqi Kurds defy threats to hold independence vote

ERBIL/SULAIMANIYA, Iraq (Reuters) - Kurds voted in large numbers in an independence referendum in northern Iraq on Monday, ignoring pressure from Baghdad, threats from Turkey and Iran, and international warnings that the vote may ignite yet more regional ...
 Reuters1 month ago Kurds press historic independence vote despite regional fears  Reuters2 months ago Iraqi Kurds back independence with 93% of vote  Prokerala1 month ago

Kurdish President Barzani says he will step down

Erbil: The Iraqi Kurdistan regional President announced on Sunday that he will not extend his term in office, amid a serious crisis with the central government in Baghdad over the region's recent independence referendum. Omid Khoshnaw, head of the Kurdistan ...
 Sify3 weeks ago Historic Kurdish leader Barzani announces resignation as independence vote backfires  Reuters3 weeks ago Kurdish leader Barzani resigns after independence vote backfires  Reuters3 weeks ago

Ready to mediate to end Iraq, Kurds crisis: Macron

French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday offered mediation to help ending the political crisis between Baghdad and Erbil, urging both parts to start talks soon.
 Business Standard1 month ago

Erbil urges Baghdad, U.N. to lift air embargo

Northern Iraq's Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) has called on the United Nations and the federal government in Baghdad to lift an air embargo imposed on the region following this week's controversial independence referendum.A flight ban on the region came ...
 Business Standard1 month ago Erbil urges Baghdad, UN to lift air embargo  catchnews.com1 month ago

Iraqi authorities gain first foothold at Kurdish frontier with Turkey

ANKARA/BAGHDAD/ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi troops deployed on Tuesday at one of the main land crossings with Turkey, gaining a foothold at the Kurdish-held frontier for the first time in decades and imposing one of Baghdad's central demands on the Kurds.
 Reuters3 weeks ago Turkey threatens blockade after Iraqi Kurdish independence vote  Reuters1 month ago

Former Iraqi president Talabani buried in Kurdish home region

ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - Jalal Talabani, whose presidency of post-Saddam Iraq symbolised the resurgence of the country's long-oppressed Kurdish people, was brought home on Friday and borne to his burial through streets crowded with tens of thousands of ...
 Reuters1 month ago Kurdish rebel leader Talabani sought Iraqi unity as president  Reuters1 month ago

Iraqi Kurds face more sanctions after calling elections

ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraq's autonomous Kurdistan region announced on Tuesday it was calling presidential and parliamentary elections for Nov. 1 as the Kurdish leadership moved to capitalise on a referendum that delivered huge support for independence.
 Reuters1 month ago

Iran halts flights to Iraq's Kurdish region in retaliation for independence vote

DUBAI/ISTANBUL/ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - Iran halted flights to and from Kurdish regions in northern Iraq on Sunday in retaliation to a plan by the autonomous Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) to hold a referendum on independence. It also started wargames at ...
 Reuters1 month ago Flight ban imposed on Kurdistan by Iraq goes into effect  Sify1 month ago Baghdad halts international flights to Kurdistan over referendum  Prokerala1 month ago Flight ban on Iraqi Kurds imposed after independence vote  Deccan Herald1 month ago

Turkey raises oil threat after Iraqi Kurds back independence

ERBIL, Iraq/ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey threatened potentially crippling restrictions on oil trading with Iraqi Kurds on Thursday after they backed independence from Baghdad in a referendum that has alarmed Ankara as it faces a separatist insurgency from its ...
 Reuters1 month ago
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