Kurdistan Regional Government

Latest stories

1d
The New Age
Turkish raids raise Iraqi Kurdish leadership stakesTurkey's air strikes in Iraqi Kurdistan have increased the pressure on regional
Turkish raids raise Iraqi Kurdish leadership stakes
The New Age / Posted yesterday
Turkey's air strikes in Iraqi Kurdistan have increased the pressure on regional president Massud Barzani, who is a key player in the US-led anti-jihadist war but faces an uncertain political future. Barzani, the 68-year-old leader of the Kurdistan... Read more
2992 related stories
1d
Independent
Market Report: Investors stock up on Kurdistan-focused Genel Energy and Gulf Keystone PetroleumGenel Energy, up 46.5p to 418p, and Gulf Keystone Petroleum, up 5p to 34p, will
Market Report: Investors stock up on Kurdistan-focused Genel Energy and Gulf Keystone Petroleum
Independent / Posted yesterday
Genel Energy, up 46.5p to 418p, and Gulf Keystone Petroleum, up 5p to 34p, will both benefit from the monthly payments after the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) said it would pass on a proportion of its oil revenues. The KRG confirmed it would... Read more
1d
News 24 South Africa
Iraqi Kurdish leader vows justice for Yezidi victims of ISIS2015-08-03 17:00 Displaced Iraqis from the Yazidi community arrive at Nowruz c
Iraqi Kurdish leader vows justice for Yezidi victims of ISIS
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
2015-08-03 17:00 Displaced Iraqis from the Yazidi community arrive at Nowruz camp, in Derike, Syria. (File, AP) Baghdad - The president of Iraqi Kurdistan vowed on Monday to achieve... Read more
2992 related stories
1d
International Business Times
Kurdish government delivers boost for oil firms operating in Iraqi KurdistanThe Kurdistan Regional Government has provided a boost for oil companies operat
Kurdish government delivers boost for oil firms operating in Iraqi Kurdistan
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
The Kurdistan Regional Government has provided a boost for oil companies operating in the region by providing clarity on when payments for crude exports can be expected. From September, the semi-autonomous state will allocate "a portion of the... Read more
2d
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Kurdish rebels kill 2 Turkish soldiersISTANBUL -- Kurdish militias carried out a suicide attack on a Turkish military
Kurdish rebels kill 2 Turkish soldiers
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
ISTANBUL -- Kurdish militias carried out a suicide attack on a Turkish military police station in eastern Turkey on Sunday, killing two soldiers and wounding 31 others, local authorities said. New rules were also announced that allow the use of U.S.... Read more
2992 related stories
2d
Daily Mail
Two soldiers killed, 31 wounded in PKK suicide attack in east TurkeyPKK suicide attack using a tractor filled with two tonnes of explosives kills t
Two soldiers killed, 31 wounded in PKK suicide attack in east Turkey
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
PKK suicide attack using a tractor filled with two tonnes of explosives kills two soldiers and leaves 31 injured in eastern Turkey Attack took place in the early hours of Sunday morning in Agri province Survivors have revealed the PKK also used... Read more
2992 related stories
2d
Aljazeera
Turkish military denies targeting civilians in IraqThe targets in northern Iraq and inside Turkey being identified by qualified pe
Turkish military denies targeting civilians in Iraq
Aljazeera / Posted 2 days ago
The targets in northern Iraq and inside Turkey being identified by qualified personnel based on confirmed visual data, military says. Turkey's military has denied allegations that it hit civilians in the village of Zargala in northern Iraq during... Read more
2992 related stories
3d
Channel NewsAsia
Two soldiers killed, 31 wounded in PKK suicide attack in east TurkeyISTANBUL: The Turkish army said two of its soldiers were killed and 31 wounded
Two soldiers killed, 31 wounded in PKK suicide attack in east Turkey
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
ISTANBUL: The Turkish army said two of its soldiers were killed and 31 wounded in an attack overnight by the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), as violence escalated following Ankara's air bombardment of Kurdish militants in northern Iraq. The suicide... Read more
2992 related stories
3d
Ghanaweb.com
Soldiers killed in suicide blast in eastern TurkeyWorld News of Sunday, 2 August 2015 Agri province in Turkey. Image: Al Jazeera
Soldiers killed in suicide blast in eastern Turkey
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 3 days ago
World News of Sunday, 2 August 2015 Agri province in Turkey. Image: Al Jazeera At least two soldiers have been killed and 24 others wounded in a suicide blast allegedly by Kurdish fighters in eastern Turkey, officials say. The governor's office... Read more
2992 related stories
3d
Aljazeera
Soldiers killed in suicide blast in eastern TurkeyAt least two soldiers have been killed and 24 others wounded in a suicide blast
Soldiers killed in suicide blast in eastern Turkey
Aljazeera / Posted 3 days ago
At least two soldiers have been killed and 24 others wounded in a suicide blast allegedly by Kurdish fighters in eastern Turkey, officials say. The governor's office for Agri province said that fighters from the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK)... Read more
2992 related stories
3d
Herald Sun
Iraq authorities plead with Kurdish PKK to retreat from ISIS fight amid Turkish air strikesTURKEY has killed 260 Kurdish militants in a week-long air offensive on targets
Iraq authorities plead with Kurdish PKK to retreat from ISIS fight amid Turkish air strikes
Herald Sun / Posted 3 days ago
TURKEY has killed 260 Kurdish militants in a week-long air offensive on targets in northern Iraq as regional Iraqi authorities said it was time the Kurds withdraw from the front line with ISIS as concerns grow over civilian casualties. Turkey said... Read more
2992 related stories
3d
News.com.au
Iraq authorities plead with Kurdish PKK to retreat from ISIS fight amid Turkish air strikes Muscling in ... A missile-loaded Turkish Air Force warplane takes off from th
Iraq authorities plead with Kurdish PKK to retreat from ISIS fight amid Turkish air strikes
News.com.au / Posted 3 days ago
Muscling in ... A missile-loaded Turkish Air Force warplane takes off from the Incirlik Air Base, in the outskirts of the city of Adana, southeastern Turkey.... Read more
2992 related stories
3d
Adelaide Now
Iraq authorities plead with Kurdish PKK to retreat from ISIS fight amid Turkish air strikesTURKEY has killed 260 Kurdish militants in a week-long air offensive on targets
Iraq authorities plead with Kurdish PKK to retreat from ISIS fight amid Turkish air strikes
Adelaide Now / Posted 3 days ago
TURKEY has killed 260 Kurdish militants in a week-long air offensive on targets in northern Iraq as regional Iraqi authorities said it was time the Kurds withdraw from the front line with ISIS as concerns grow over civilian casualties. Turkey said... Read more
2992 related stories
3d
The Courier Mail
Iraq authorities plead with Kurdish PKK to retreat from ISIS fight amid Turkish air strikesTURKEY has killed 260 Kurdish militants in a week-long air offensive on targets
Iraq authorities plead with Kurdish PKK to retreat from ISIS fight amid Turkish air strikes
The Courier Mail / Posted 3 days ago
TURKEY has killed 260 Kurdish militants in a week-long air offensive on targets in northern Iraq as regional Iraqi authorities said it was time the Kurds withdraw from the front line with ISIS as concerns grow over civilian casualties. Turkey said... Read more
2992 related stories
3d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Turkey accused of targeting Syria's KurdsTurkey accused of expanding air strikes on Iraqi Kurdistan to target Syrian Kur
Turkey accused of targeting Syria's Kurds
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
Turkey accused of expanding air strikes on Iraqi Kurdistan to target Syrian Kurds Kurdish militia fighting Islamic State in Syria has accused Turkey of targeting it at least four times in the past week, calling the attacks provocative and... Read more
2992 related stories
3d
Channel NewsAsia
Iraqi Kurds urge PKK to leave as Turkish strike toll mountsISTANBUL: Turkey has killed 260 Kurdish militants in a week-long air offensive
Iraqi Kurds urge PKK to leave as Turkish strike toll mounts
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
ISTANBUL: Turkey has killed 260 Kurdish militants in a week-long air offensive on targets in northern Iraq, official media claimed on Saturday (Aug 1), as regional Iraqi authorities said it was time the rebels pulled out with concerns growing over... Read more
2992 related stories
3d
Swissinfo
Kurdish militia in Syria accuses Turkey of 'provocative' attacksBy Sylvia Westall and Humeyra Pamuk BEIRUT/ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Kurdish militi
Kurdish militia in Syria accuses Turkey of 'provocative' attacks
Swissinfo / Posted 3 days ago
By Sylvia Westall and Humeyra Pamuk BEIRUT/ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Kurdish militia fighting Islamic State in Syria accused Turkey on Saturday of targeting it at least four times in the past week, calling the attacks provocative and hostile. Turkey... Read more
2992 related stories
3d
Channel NewsAsia
Kurdish militia in Syria accuses Turkey of 'provocative' attacksBEIRUT: Kurdish militia fighting Islamic State in Syria accused Turkey on Satur
Kurdish militia in Syria accuses Turkey of 'provocative' attacks
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
BEIRUT: Kurdish militia fighting Islamic State in Syria accused Turkey on Saturday of targeting it at least four times in the past week, calling the attacks provocative and hostile. Turkey began a campaign of air strikes on Kurdistan Workers Party... Read more
2992 related stories
3d
The Star
Kurdish militia in Syria accuses Turkey of 'provocative' attacksBEIRUT (Reuters) - Kurdish militia fighting Islamic State in Syria accused Turk
Kurdish militia in Syria accuses Turkey of 'provocative' attacks
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Kurdish militia fighting Islamic State in Syria accused Turkey on Saturday of targeting it at least four times in the past week, calling the attacks provocative and hostile. Turkey began a campaign of air strikes on Kurdistan... Read more
2992 related stories
4d
The Huffington Post
Iraq's Kurds Want A Ceasefire Between Turkey And The PKKWASHINGTON -- Iraq's embattled Kurds feel trapped by the resurgent conflict bet
Iraq's Kurds Want A Ceasefire Between Turkey And The PKK
The Huffington Post / Posted 4 days ago
WASHINGTON -- Iraq's embattled Kurds feel trapped by the resurgent conflict between Turkey and the militant Kurdish PKK movement and would like to see both sides return to the negotiating table, Iraqi Kurdistan's foreign minister told reporters here... Read more
2992 related stories
4d
Channel NewsAsia
Iraqi Kurdistan urges Turkey to halt PKK bombardmentWASHINGTON: Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region urged Turkey on Friday (Jul 31) to
Iraqi Kurdistan urges Turkey to halt PKK bombardment
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
WASHINGTON: Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region urged Turkey on Friday (Jul 31) to halt its air strikes against PKK guerrilla bases on its territory and called for a negotiated settlement to the conflict. On a visit to Washington, Kurdistan's head of... Read more
6d
Aljazeera
What is next for Turkey's Kurdish peace process?With the recent outbreak of the violence and fighting between Turkey and the ou
What is next for Turkey's Kurdish peace process?
Aljazeera / Posted 6 days ago
With the recent outbreak of the violence and fighting between Turkey and the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), Turkey's famed Kurdish peace process has entered uncharted waters. PKK began their fight for independence in the late 1970s and... Read more
2992 related stories
8d
The Washington Times
Frank Wolf is right; Obama must recognize #ISIS=genocideCarmen Fowler LaBerge, my colleague and the president of the Presbyterian Lay C
Frank Wolf is right; Obama must recognize #ISIS=genocide
The Washington Times / Posted 8 days ago
Carmen Fowler LaBerge, my colleague and the president of the Presbyterian Lay Committee keeps a close watch on the changing landscape of religious freedom here in the United States and around the world. As such, she listens to those who are leading... Read more
10d
Zero Hedge
Has The US Finished The Trap Assad Had Begun To Set For Turkey?From the start of the Syrian civil war in 2011, Turkey and the US supported the
Has The US Finished The Trap Assad Had Begun To Set For Turkey?
Zero Hedge / Posted 10 days ago
From the start of the Syrian civil war in 2011, Turkey and the US supported the insurgency against Assad. Turkey formed a safe haven and provided weapons to groups that later evolved into ISIS. The US started to organize “Friends of Syria”... Read more
2992 related stories
10d
Gulf News
Iraqi Kurdish leader calls on Turkey to halt strikesPKK says ceasefire with Ankara ‘no longer has any meaning’ TOPSHOTSLeft wing p
Iraqi Kurdish leader calls on Turkey to halt strikes
Gulf News / Posted 10 days ago
PKK says ceasefire with Ankara ‘no longer has any meaning’ TOPSHOTSLeft wing protesters shout slogans and hold red flag during a demonstration denouncing a police operation against Kurdish militants, on July 24, 2015 at Gazi district in Istanbul.... Read more
2992 related stories
15d
chroniclelive
North East MPs call for more support for Kurds in fight against ISISA group of North East MPs have urged the Government to give far more support to
North East MPs call for more support for Kurds in fight against ISIS
chroniclelive / Posted 15 days ago
A group of North East MPs have urged the Government to give far more support to the Kurds as they fight against extremist group ISIS. It has emerged that RAF pilots are taking part in bombing raids over Syria despite MPs having voted against Britain... Read more
3 related stories
20d
The New Zealand Herald
Ron Mark: Should we let Iraq go the way of Yugoslavia?Iraqi security forces backed by Shiite and Sunni pro-government fighters try to
Ron Mark: Should we let Iraq go the way of Yugoslavia?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 20 days ago
Iraqi security forces backed by Shiite and Sunni pro-government fighters try to break the first defensive line of Islamist State group fighters on the outskirts of Fallujah, west of Baghdad. Photo /AP On entering Baghdad in March 1917, the brilliant... Read more
3 related stories
22d
Times of Malta
Genel puts exploration on holdGenel Energy has put all exploration work on hold for this year to rein in cost
Genel puts exploration on hold
Times of Malta / Posted 22 days ago
Genel Energy has put all exploration work on hold for this year to rein in costs, the London-listed oil producer said yesterday, as it awaits nearly $400 million in oil sales payments from the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG). Genel’s decision to... Read more
23d
thebee
Tory MP Zahawi In Talks Over Kurdish Oil RoleA Conservative MP who sat on an influential House of Commons Select Committee d
Tory MP Zahawi In Talks Over Kurdish Oil Role
thebee / Posted 23 days ago
A Conservative MP who sat on an influential House of Commons Select Committee during the last parliament is in talks about a senior role with the London-listed oil company Gulf Keystone Petroleum. Sky News has learnt that Nadhim Zahawi, the MP for... Read more
23d
International Business Times
Kurdistan: Iraq oil payments needed to maintain fight against IsisAshti Hawrami, the natural resources minister of the Kurdistan Regional Governm
Kurdistan: Iraq oil payments needed to maintain fight against Isis
International Business Times / Posted 23 days ago
Ashti Hawrami, the natural resources minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), says that Kurdish peshmerga fighters battling the Islamic State (IS) cannot be paid until Baghdad gives KRG overdue oil money. In December 2014, the Iraqi... Read more
26d
Aljazeera
Iran nuclear talks prompt concern among Iraqi KurdsErbil, Iraq - A deal over Iran's nuclear programme might further embolden its p
Iran nuclear talks prompt concern among Iraqi Kurds
Aljazeera / Posted 26 days ago
Erbil, Iraq - A deal over Iran's nuclear programme might further embolden its pursuit of regional hegemony and could have ramifications on its relations with Iraqi Kurds, Kurdish officials said. "Iran might exploit the new circumstances to further... Read more
6 related stories
29d
The Buffalo News
Iraq must find its own solution to ISIS threat, Higgins says upon return from fact-finding missionWASHINGTON – Rep. Brian Higgins has returned from a weeklong fact-finding missi
Iraq must find its own solution to ISIS threat, Higgins says upon return from fact-finding mission
The Buffalo News / Posted 29 days ago
WASHINGTON – Rep. Brian Higgins has returned from a weeklong fact-finding mission to Iraq, Turkey and Kuwait that left him convinced that only the Iraqis can solve the problems that have left huge swaths of the country in the control of the terrorist... Read more
29d
The Buffalo News
Returning from Iraq, Higgins says nation must solve its own problemsWASHINGTON – Rep. Brian Higgins, D-Buffalo, has returned from a weeklong trip t
Returning from Iraq, Higgins says nation must solve its own problems
The Buffalo News / Posted 29 days ago
WASHINGTON – Rep. Brian Higgins, D-Buffalo, has returned from a weeklong trip to Iraq, Turkey and Kuwait that left him convinced that only the Iraqis can solve the problems that have left huge swaths of the country in the control of the terrorist... Read more
1m
Zawya
Gulf markets steady as investors await Greek referendum In This Article DUBAI, July 5 (Reuters) - Gulf markets were little changed o
Gulf markets steady as investors await Greek referendum
Zawya / Posted a month ago
In This Article DUBAI, July 5 (Reuters) - Gulf markets were little changed on Sunday as wary investors stuck to the sidelines ahead of the Greece referendum that is likely to determine its... Read more
1m
Zawya
UAE's Dana Gas says wins favourable ruling in Kurdistan disputeIraqUAE's Dana Gas says wins favourable ruling in Kurdistan dispute In This Articl
UAE's Dana Gas says wins favourable ruling in Kurdistan disputeIraq
Zawya / Posted a month ago
UAE's Dana Gas says wins favourable ruling in Kurdistan dispute In This Article DUBAI, July 5 (Reuters) - Dana Gas , one of the largest oil and gas investors in Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdish region, said on Sunday that it had obtained a favourable... Read more
m
thebee
Troubled Gulf Keystone Faces New Board ExodusThe embattled London-listed oil group Gulf Keystone Petroleum is facing a fresh
Troubled Gulf Keystone Faces New Board Exodus
thebee / Posted 1 months ago
The embattled London-listed oil group Gulf Keystone Petroleum is facing a fresh boardroom crisis with the potential exit of three board members just days before its annual shareholder meeting. Sky News has learnt that leading City investors in Gulf... Read more