Kurdistan

Baghdad-Erbil meeting outcomes: discussing committing to Financial Deficit Act

2020-12-13

The central government in Baghdad and Kurdistan discussed committing to execute the act of financial deficit that parliament ...

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Baghdad and Irbil agree on terms of region’s share of 2021 budget

2020-12-05

The Iraqi federal government has reached an agreement with the government of Kurdistan region on the latter 2021 budget...

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Kurdistan extends schooling’s suspension until next year

2020-12-02

The government of Kurdistan state announced school postponement until the Jan, 7th of the next year as the situation will be re-evaluate later.

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Sinjar Agreement, Northern Iraq, comes into effect

2020-11-22

Joint operations command revealed, on Saturday, duties of the dispatched federal police forces to Sinjar. The command confirmed the agreement implementation...

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Navigating a Growing Chinese Influence in Iraqi Kurdistan

2020-08-04

The former prime ministers statement also shows how Asia has changed from a geographical term into a political and civilizational concept.

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Divisions in Iraqi Kurdistan Are Costing the United States a Reliable Partner

2020-08-03

If Kurdish leaders do not find a way to get beyond petty squabbles and into governing, they will be unable to pull the KRI out of its current nosedive or put their relationship with Washington on more solid ground.

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In Search of a New Patron, the KRG Turns Back to Moscow

2018-06-18

As the Iraqi Kurds reach out to Russia, the Kremlins sway over their politics and energy resources is growing.

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U. S. Needs to Realize Iraqi National Constants

2018-01-06

US opposed Kurdistan referendum on independence but Kurdish leadership announced that the alternative did not provide guarantees

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Why Doesn’t the U.S. Support Kurdish Independence?

2017-10-21

The Kurds are one of Washington’s closest and most reliable allies in the Middle East

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Iraqi army marches into central Kirkuk as Kurdish forces flee

2017-10-17

Elite Iraqi forces reportedly fly flags in center of disputed city, as Kurdish commanders accuse fleeing peshmerga of treason

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Battling for independence: Small states stake their claim

2017-10-14

The battle for the ability to make independent choices is easier for existing small states like Qatar, the UAE and Singapore

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Christians and Yazidis see a bleak future in a proposed independent Kurdish state

2017-10-12

Bashiqa has become the focus of a tug of war between the Iraqi government and the Kurdish region

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Iran’s Kurds are growing restless, too

2017-10-04

A referendum held by Iraqi Kurds is revving up their Iranian cousins

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The Economic Case Against an Independent Kurdistan

2017-09-27

The costs will be large and exacting

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It is Never a Good Time for the Iraqi Kurds to Become Independent

2017-09-25

The Turkish government believes that their self-determination represents an existential threat

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Independence movements in Catalonia and Iraqi Kurdistan face the point of no return

2017-09-23

In both cases most outsiders would prefer these votes were not happening at all

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Iraq will deploy troops if Kurdish referendum turns violent

2017-09-17

Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said Iraq will intervene militarily if the Kurdish region’s planned vote leads to bloodshed

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Iraqi Kurds opposing independence vote face threats, mistrust

2017-09-11

Most Iraqi Kurds aspire to their own state, but No For Now campaigners see vote as political gamble to benefit presidency

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Independent Kurdistan would be a failed state

2017-07-04

it is time to recognize that the forced inclusion of the Kurds in Iraq has not worked for us or for the Iraqis

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