Iraq's Kurdish lawmakers have ended their boycott of the national parliament in an apparent concession to Baghdad after a prolonged military and political standoff following the controversial Kurdish.. FOXNews.com Also reported by •Seattle Times
Euronews caught up with members of the Kurdish community in Brussels to ask about their hopes and fears for Kurdistan. The autonomous region held an independence referendum last month, but it is now in.. Source: Euronews English -
Iraq, Oct 30 (ANI): Iraqi Kurdish President Massoud Barzani is to step down, just weeks after a referendum on Kurdish independence that he orchestrated backfired. Barzani's mandate was due to end.. Source: News unlimited -
Iraqi Kurds react after the parliament in their autonomous region decided to hold legislative elections in eight months after they were delayed amid tensions with the central government in Baghdad over.. Source: Agence France-Presse (AFP) -
The Kurdistan regional government has proposed freezing the results of a disputed independence referendum.
It is part of an offer to defuse the crisis with the Iraqi central government in Baghdad.. Source: euronews (in English) -
Iraq's self-ruled Kurdish region says a federal court ruling that bars secession "must become a basis" for dialogue with the central government following September's divisive independence referendum. FOXNews.com Also reported by •Seattle Times
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Iraqi forces continue to advance on al-Qaem, the last "Islamic State" (ISIS) stronghold in.. Zero Hedge
Iraqi Kurds press the government for talks after Kurds voted for independence in what Baghdad views as an illegal referendum. In return, the Iraqi government stipulates that the vote's outcome be.. Christian Science Monitor
Iraqi Kurds have offered to suspend the results of their recent independence referendum in a symbolic gesture that signals they are shelving aspirations—at least for now—of establishing their own.. Wall Street Journal
A referendum that Iraqi Kurds hoped would advance their quest for independence has instead dashed that dream for now and raised pressure on the longtime U.S. ally who heads their semiautonomous region.. Wall Street Journal
Before this month, it would have been hard to imagine a better moment in the almost century-long struggle for Iraqi Kurds to get their own state.
Over the last three years, they had become a vital.. L.A. Times