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 ...

Kurdistan legislature rejects resolutions by Iraq's Parl't - Kuwait News Agency

IRBIL, Sept 30 (KUNA) -- The Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament on Saturday rejected the resolutions taken by Iraq's Council of Representatives against the region in retaliation of the independence referendum it held on Monday. Closing all border crossings is ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Flight ban strands foreign workers in Kurdistan Region - Rudaw

Many foreign workers come to the Kurdistan Region for employment to help support their families back home. However, the Iraqi central government issued a flight ban to begin at 6 p.m. on Friday in response to the Kurdistan Region holding a referendum ...

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 ...

WATCH PRESS TV NEWS HEADLINES - Press TV

Here is a brief look at Press TV newsroom's headlines from 09:00 GMT to 17:00 GMT, September 30, 2017. Catalonia vote tensions. Pro-independence groups in Spain's Catalonia region say they are determined to press ahead with an independence ...