Is a separate Kurdish state inevitable? - The Jerusalem Post mobile website

It is high time the international community came forward to acknowledge an independent Kurdish state. 4 minute read. Share on facebook. Share on twitter. Is a separate Kurdish state inevitable? THE KURDISH region's High Elections and Referendum ...

Erdogan: Mossad responsible for Kurdish independence - Arutz Sheva

Turkey's President Erdogan claims Israel's Mossad responsible for Kurdish vote for independence, threatens to cut off crude oil exports. Contact Editor. Chana Roberts, 01/10/17 00:40. Share. Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Reuters. Turkish President Recep Tayyip ...

Iran puts economic squeeze on Iraqi Kurds - The Times of Israel

Iraqi Kurds release doves during in a demonstration at Irbil airport, in the capital of Iraq's autonomous northern Kurdish region, after the central government ordered the indefinite halt to all foreign flights to and from Iraqi Kurdistan on September ...

Iran supports Iraq, prepares to receive Iraqi forces - Arutz Sheva

Iranian military spokesman Brigadier General Masoud Jazayeri on Saturday told state television that the Iranian military would be holding joint war games with Iraq. The two countries also "agreed on measures to establish border security and receive ...

Patrick Cockburn: A political misstep - Gulf Today

The Iraqi government has banned international flights to the Kurdish capital Irbil from 6pm this Friday, isolating the Kurds in Iraq to a degree they have not experienced since the overthrow of Saddam Hussein in 2003. The isolation is political as well ...

US-Iranian convergence on the Kurdish referendum shocks Irbil - Arab News

The Kurds in Iraq will not benefit from their absolute stubbornness against the fury of the governments of Iraq, Turkey, Iran, and even the US over the insistence of their leadership on holding an independence referendum that effectively leads to the ...

Ankara deeply worried by Kurdish referendum - Independent Balkan News Agency

With a rate of 95%, the Kurds of northern Iraq voted in favour of their independence in last Monday's referendum. Their leader, Masud Barzani, was not deterred by the pressures, recommendations, but also the extortions of the central government of Iraq ...

Kurdistan Parliament rejects Iraqi government's sanctions - Kurdistan24

Kurdistan Region MPs raising hands during an extraordinary session rejected decisions of the Iraqi parliament and governemnt against Kurdistan, Sept. 30, 2017. (Photo: Kurdistan 24). Kurdistan Independence Referendum Kurdistan Independence. A+ A A-.

Iraq cuts all Kurdistan air links - Kuwait Times

ARBIL: The director of Arbil airport, Talar Faiq Salih, speaks during a press conference at the airport, in the capital of Iraq's autonomous northern Kurdish region. – AFP. ARBIL: The Iraqi government cut autonomous Kurdistan's direct air links with ...