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World - Region
7/10/2023 5:31:51 PM
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Monday he would only back Sweden's NATO candidacy if the European Union resumes long-stalled membership talks with Ankara.

World - Region
6/15/2023 5:36:09 PM
Turkey has escalated drone attacks on Kurdish-held regions of north and northeast Syria this week, killing 16 people including one civilian in a single day, a war monitor said Thursday.

World - Region
6/13/2023 9:53:08 AM
A helicopter accident in northeastern Syria over the weekend left 22 American service members injured, the U.S. military said Tuesday.

World - Region
6/12/2023 9:49:31 AM
Iraq’s parliament belatedly approved a record $152 billion budget for 2023 on Monday, after months of wrangling over the sharing of oil revenue between the central government in Baghdad and the semi-autonomous Iraqi Kurdish region in the north.

World - Region
6/10/2023 8:59:06 PM
The Kurdish-led authority in northeast Syria announced Saturday that hundreds of fighters with the Islamic State group held in prisons around the region will be put on trial after their home countries refused to repatriate them.

World - Region
5/27/2023 8:37:01 PM
Iraqi Kurdish leaders on Saturday denounced amendments over oil in the draft federal budget, delaying a parliamentary vote more than two months after legislators received the budget plan.

World - Region
5/23/2023 6:49:45 PM
A Turkish strike in northern Iraq killed three Yazidi militiamen and wounded three others on Tuesday, regional officials said. A local official affiliated with the militia disputed that account, saying none of its fighters were killed, but that a shepherd died in the Turkish drone strike.

World - Region
5/21/2023 12:52:38 PM
Turkey's presidential election is being anxiously watched by Kurds in Syria and Iraq as economic interests compete with fears of a regional military escalation against some Kurdish groups.

World - Region
5/20/2023 10:55:50 PM
The Iraqi army is preparing to tighten the federal government's grip on a camp housing Turkish Kurdish refugees that Ankara has called an "incubator for terrorism", officials told AFP Saturday.

World - Region
5/14/2023 2:08:16 PM
Iran has summoned Iraq's ambassador to protest over the presence of Iranian opposition groups at an official ceremony in Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region, media reported Sunday.

World - Region
5/4/2023 6:49:40 PM
Under an almond tree in his garden, Moustafa Ahmed shows a handful of bullet casings he collected near his home in Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region.

World - Region
4/28/2023 2:21:23 PM
Turkey's main pro-Kurdish party and its leftist allies called on voters Friday to back President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's main rival in the May 14 polls.

World - Region
4/25/2023 12:23:41 PM
Turkey on Tuesday detained at least 110 pro-Kurdish activists, journalists, and lawyers in raids conducted just three weeks before a knife-edge vote that could extend President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's two-decade rule.

World - Region
4/19/2023 2:55:53 PM
Syria's semi-autonomous Kurdish administration said it was ready for talks with Damascus, as the government's ties with Arab states thaw more than a decade after the country's war broke out.

World - Region
4/8/2023 8:35:57 PM
The commander of the main U.S.-backed force in Syria and Iraq’s presidency Saturday condemned what they say was a Turkish attack on an airport in northern Iraq.

World - Region
4/8/2023 11:45:53 AM
Iraqi President Abdel Latif Rashid condemned Turkey on Saturday for bombarding an area near Sulaimaniyah airport in the autonomous Kurdish region, a flashpoint between the two governments.

World - Region
4/7/2023 10:17:03 PM
An explosion struck next to the Suleimaniyah International Airport in northern Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdish region Friday, local officials said.

World - Region
4/5/2023 3:59:39 PM
Turkey has closed its air space to flights from the Iraqi Kurdish city of Sulaimaniyah, blaming the increased activity of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), the foreign ministry announced Wednesday.

Business - Energy
4/4/2023 2:43:39 PM
Iraq's federal government and the Kurdistan autonomous region signed an accord Tuesday to allow Kurdish oil exports to resume through Turkey after they were halted 10 days ago, officials said.

World - Region
4/2/2023 5:05:31 PM
Authorities in Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdish region said Sunday they have reached a preliminary deal with the central government in Baghdad that will allow oil exports from the northern Kurdish region by way of Turkey to resume.

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