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Iraq PM arrives on Saudi visit Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi arrived in Riyadh Saturday in a visit aimed at upgrading strategic ties, amid warming relations between the Arab neighbours. The tour coincides with Saudi Energy Minister Khaled al-Faleh's high profile visit to Baghdad
Yahoo! News | 15 hours, 51 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Kirkuk and the crossroads of U.S. foreign policy It is hard to find a better symbol of America’s bewildering fortunes and tough choices in the Middle East than in Kirkuk — the strategic Iraqi city where troops from Baghdad, joined by Shiite militias commanded by Iran, did battle this month w
The Orange County Register | 22 hours, 23 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Huntington Beach, California
Iraqi forces complete Kirkuk province takeover after clashes with Kurds BAGHDAD/ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi forces on Friday took control of the last district in the oil-rich province of Kirkuk still in the hands of Kurdish Peshmerga fighters following a three-hour battle, security sources said.
Reuters | Oct 20, 2017 10:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Iranian commander issued stark warning to Iraqi Kurds over Kirkuk SULAIMANIA/BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A senior Iranian military commander repeatedly warned Kurdish leaders in northern Iraq to withdraw from the oil city of Kirkuk or face an onslaught by Iraqi forces and allied Iranian-backed fighters, Kurdish officials briefe
Reuters | Oct 20, 2017 7:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Robertson: Trump's actions are beginning to have global consequences The last time Baghdad sent troops into Kirkuk to kick out Kurdish forces, I was in the first group of journalists taken to see the aftermath.
CNN.com | Oct 20, 2017 11:47 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Netanyahu lobbies world powers to stem Iraqi Kurd setbacks By Dan Williams JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is lobbying world powers to prevent further setbacks to Iraqi Kurds as they lose ground to Baghdad's army, Israeli officials say. Israel has been the only major power to endor
Yahoo! News | Oct 20, 2017 10:21 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Iraqi forces complete takeover of Kirkuk province after clashing with Kurds BAGHDAD/KIRKUK, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi forces took control on Friday of the last district in the oil-rich province of Kirkuk still in the hands of Kurdish Peshmerga fighters following a three-hour battle, security sources said.
Reuters | Oct 20, 2017 08:52 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Iraqi and Kurdish forces clash near Kirkuk: security sources BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi forces clashed on Friday with Kurdish forces at Altun Kupri, 35 kilometers (22 miles) north west of Kirkuk, on the road between the city and Kurdish capital Erbil, security sources said.
Reuters | Oct 20, 2017 07:42 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Iraqi court issues arrest warrant for Kurdish vice president Baghdad issues arrest warrant for Kurdish region's vice president for saying Iraqi troops 'occupying' disputed Kirkuk.
KLKNTV.com | Oct 20, 2017 12:22 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Lincoln, Nebraska
Kurdish officials say thousands flee Kirkuk since Iraqi army takeover BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Kurdish officials said on Thursday thousands of their people had fled Kirkuk region fearing persecution since Iraqi armed forces retook it following a referendum on Kurdish independence that was rejected by Baghdad.
Reuters | Oct 19, 2017 6:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend