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 province of Arbil (Irbil), Iraq

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ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan 24) – Iraq's Interior Ministry on Sunday said it had foiled an attempt by thieves planning to steal equipment from the country's ... The refinery, located in Salahuddin Province, north of the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, is still out of service despite the fact it has been almost three years since its ...
Maan al-Saadi, on Friday. The main road between Erbil and Kirkuk has been cut for five months following the attack and Oct. 17 takeover of the oil-rich Kirkuk by Iraqi forces and Iran-backed Shia Hashd al-Shaabi militias. Last month, the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) unilaterally re-opened the road from Erbil side, ...

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – The Iraqi government has welcomed official certification that it has destroyed its chemical weapons, though officials from ... Hikmat Fayaq, a member of the high board of the Halabja Victims Society, agreed that Iraqi still has some chemical weapons, hidden in Muthana province.
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan 24) – In separate Islamic State (IS) attacks in eastern Iraq on Wednesday, over a dozen Iraqi security forces were killed and wounded. IS extremists launched two separate attacks on Iraqi security forces in Diyala and Salahuddin Province, killing seven security members and wounding ...
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – A Shiite MP from Iraq's largest parliamentary bloc argued that Article 140 of the constitution should be abolished. Article 140 of the Iraqi constitution dictates that the status of disputed territories, claimed by both Baghdad and Erbil, must be resolved via a census and referendum ...
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said in a decree on Tuesday he would lift a ban on international air traffic to the Kurdistan Region and flights could ... In a previous draft the KRG portion was set at 12.67 percent, which is how much of Iraq's population Baghdad says the provinces in Kurdistan make up.

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region — US officials revealed the Iraqi Governance Performance and Accountability (IGPA) program, aiming to help the Kurdistan ... and provincial governments of Iraq to improve service delivery outcomes, training civil servants on the best practices on public financial management, and ...
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan 24) – Iraqi President Fuad Masum on Tuesday called for an “urgent” meeting between the Iraqi government and the ... said the Kurdish factions in Baghdad had previously met with Masum, reminding him to defend the constitutional rights of all the people of Iraq, including the Kurds.
20, 2016, two explosions targeted the PDK-Iran headquarters, another Iranian Kurdish opposition party, in the city of Koya in Erbil Province, killing five PDK-Iran ... with the Islamic Republic of Iran in June 2016, 20 years after their silencing of weapons in 1996 for the sake of not jeopardizing Kurdish gains in northern Iraq.
Peshmerga clashed with Iraqi forces near Pirde on the road between Erbil and Kirkuk last October. ... As part of the effort to normalize businesses relations between the provinces of the Kurdistan Region and those of Iraq, a security official in Erbil said they were ready to open the Erbil-Kirkuk and ...
Sheikh Mahmoud led uprisings against the British Mandate of Iraq in Sulaimani, establishing the first, though brief, Kurdish government, of which he declared himself king. Osman compared Sulaimani to Erbil province, where the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) enjoys widespread support. “KDP's way in ...
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region — Preferring to live and practice their faith in the Kurdistan Region, rather than elsewhere in Iraq, the country's Christians are ... “But unfortunately due to the security concerns in Mosul and Baghdad and other Iraqi provinces, we decided to keep our activities in Kurdistan Region ...
The Erbil-Kirkuk and Erbil-Makhmour roads were officially closed after clashes between the Peshmerga forces and Iraqi forces with Iranian-backed ... Erbil's provincial council met on Tuesday and unanimously decided to send an official letter asking the KRG's Council of Ministers to enter talks with Iraq ...
Tamarchin (also known as Haj Omran) between Iran's West Azarbaijan Province and Iraqi Kurdistan's Erbil, and Parvizkhan between Iran's Kermanshah Province and Iraqi Kurdistan's Sulaymaniyah reopened on Jan. 2, 2017. The third border crossing between Iran and the Iraqi Kurdistan, Bashmaq, was ...
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – Iraqi authorities have decided to officially reopen the Duhok-Mosul road to business traffic, taking effect on Wednesday. ... the provinces of the Kurdistan Region and those of Iraq, a security official in Erbil said they are ready to open the Erbil-Kirkuk and Erbil-Makhmour roads, ...
“Such behavior is unacceptable and against the Kurdistan Region's values of peaceful coexistence between all components of Iraq,” the Governor said. In an official letter to Basra's governor, Hadi condemned the incident and expressed his apologies to the Basra governorate, provincial council, and the victims. Meanwhile ...
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – The major Kurdish parties have submitted their candidates to Iraq's election body, in preparation for the May vote. ... The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), the largest Kurdish party in the Iraqi parliament is running 30 candidates in Erbil province, 34 in Sulaimani, 22 in Duhok, ...

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – Erbil province and its Iranian neighbour of West Azerbaijan are seeking to operate the international border of Haji Omran on a ... Iran has pledged to provide Iraq with $2 billion to help with reconstruction in the country following the military defeat of ISIS late last year, Iraqi Prime ...
The Kurdistan Region and Iraq flag at the Ibrahim Khalil border crossing in Zakho, Dohuk Province, Kurdistan Region. ... A high-level Iraqi delegation arrived at Erbil International Airport in the Kurdistan Region's capital to meet with Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) officials and discuss the ongoing issues between ...
Following the last year's referendum on independence for the Kurdistan Region, Iraqi forces along with the Iranian-backed Shia Hashd al-Shaabi (PMF) militia attacked and took over the oil-rich Kirkuk province and other disputed territories which were under the protection of the Kurdish Peshmerga forces. The military ...
Iraq's Rapid Response Force, under the Ministry of the Interior, were deployed to the troubled city of Tuz Khurmatu on Saturday under the order of ... ERBIL, Kurdistan Region - Iraqi forces are gearing up to launch a military operation against ISIS remnants outside of Tuz Khurmatu city to reclaim areas not ...
The KRSC head's comments came during a meeting in Erbil with the United Kingdom's Ambassador to Iraq, John Wilks. ... According to recent reports, the disputed province of Kirkuk is witnessing a demographic change in favor of Arabs at the expense of Kurds similar to the campaign enforced by former Iraqi dictator ...
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and Vice President Nouri al-Maliki are to take part in the Iraqi general elections later this ... meaning Victory in Arabic, Haidar Hamada, Abadi's media secretary stated on Thursday, adding that Abadi will have candidates in all “Iraqi provinces.”.
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – The Iraqi parliament has banned Erbil-based oil and gas Kar Group from operating oil fields in Kirkuk, a move slammed by KRG Prime ... His Iranian counterpart, Bijan Namdar Zangeneh, told Rudaw last year that the two sides may construct a pipeline from Kirkuk to Iran's western province of ...
Iran maintains a total of four border crossings with Iraq's Kurdish region: the Haji Omaran crossing in Iraq's Erbil province, and the Parwezkhan, Bashmaq and Sayran Ban crossings in Sulaymaniyah province. On Monday, Ihsan al-Shamri, an adviser to Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, announced that ...
He also asserted that the Iraqi Premier not only wants to decrease the KRG's power but also shrink its borders to the 2003 line of contacts, meaning that many of the current districts and neighborhoods of Erbil province would fall into the hands of the Federal Government of Iraq. The KRG has offered to freeze the results of ...
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region — Security officials in the Kurdistan Region have noted an "Iraqi military buildup" near the southwestern parts of Erbil province. "Iraqi military buildup in and around Makhmour, South West Erbil, has continued for over a week," wrote the Kurdistan Region Security Council in a tweet ...
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan 24) – Head of the Kirkuk Provincial Council (KPC) Rebwar Talabani on Tuesday sent a letter to Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, ... Ties between the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and the Federal Government of Iraq have considerably deteriorated since Kurdistan's Sep.
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan 24) – A 5.5 magnitude earthquake hit cities in the Kurdistan Region and Iraq, originating from the already devastated Kermanshah province in Iran. The earthquake on Thursday at 9:59 AM (local time) hit several areas in the region, striking the disputed border province of Diyala and the ...
Now with Daesh on the run in Iraq, those same Christian communities face a new threat as Kurdish Peshmerga forces and Iraqi government troops ... the Chaldean Catholic archbishop of Erbil, agreed that the current standoff in Nineveh represented yet another existential threat to the province's Christians.
After its military defeat of the Islamic State group, the Iraqi government needs to solidify its success on the battlefield by committing to a more federal state, ... This trend, whereby an Iraq emboldened by its hard-won victory against IS chooses to rule directly over the country's various different provinces is ...
Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) The Iraqi military has denied news that U.S. troops headed toward Kirkuk, saying no more of the U.S.-led Coalition troops are in Kirkuk or elsewhere in Iraq. “Some media channels quoted Kurdish sources as saying that U.S. troops moved toward Kirkuk,” the Joint Operations ...
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region - Iraq's President Fuad Masum arrived in Erbil on ... Masum who was in Kirkuk on Monday urged the Kirkuk Provincial Council ... after Peshmerga forces pulled out in the face of a major Iraqi assault.
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – Many Iraqi internally displaced people (IDP) fear ... IDP families from Mosul live at 10 camps in Erbil province alone.
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson informed ... delivered by the country's new ambassador to Iraq, Jonathan Wilks. ... met with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi in Baghdad on Monday. ... constitution by naming the Kurdistan Region as the provinces of the Kurdistan region.
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – The first scheduled meeting of Kirkuk ... to the province and prepare a series of steps to demand from the Iraqi ...
IRBIL, Nov 20 (KUNA) -- The Thalassemia Hospital in Irbil said Monday Thalassemia cases have increased in Iraq's Kurdistan province ...
A file picture shows Iraqi Kurds waving flags during a demonstration on Oct ... Iraqi Kurdistan to the three northern provinces of Dohuk, Arbil and ...
Iraqi Popular Mobilisation Front forces fighters on June 20, 2017 on the ... will be banned from running in Iraq's parliamentary and provincial elections next ... Relations between Baghdad and Erbil deteriorated after the Kurdish ...
... Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region, said in a statement it would "respect the November 6 ruling by the supreme federal court" which declared that no Iraqi province could secede from Baghdad. “We believe that this decision must become a basis for starting an inclusive national dialogue between Erbil (the ...
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan 24) – The state-controlled Iraq Media Network ... opting to adopt the same work structure it has with other Iraqi provinces.
In Iran's heavily Kurdish western provinces, 129 people have been ... and economic earthquakes to have hit Kurdistan & Iraq. ... The shipment will be delivered to Erbil and the aid organization will work with its Iraqi and Iranian counterparts. "Our pioneering teams from Arbil and Silopi warehouses are on ...
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – Iraq has continued to recognize the ... to Article 143 of the Iraqi constitution, provinces of Erbil, Sulaimani and Duhok ...
An Iraqi court's decision ruling against secession following a Kurdish ... all disputes between Baghdad's central government and regional provinces. ... it provided "Erbil and Baghdad with a face-saving ruling and that opens up ...
Iraq stops KRG medical supply, causing shortage for locals, IDPs ... ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – The Iraqi government has cut off Kurdish Region's ... covered “only 10 percent of the medical needs of Duhok province,” in 2016.
Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) Iraqi troops have been on high alerts in west of Mosul, ... after taking over Kirkuk province from Kurdish Peshmerga fighters in ... the Kurdistan Region's vote for independence from Iraq in September, ...
Iraqi Forces Deployed in Altun Kupri and North of Kurdish Capital Irbil ... “The town was linked to Irbil for years by the former Baath regime [in Iraq], and now we are ... The province is stable and ordinary life has come back.”.
Ongoing protests in Iraq's northern Erbil and Duhok provinces are aimed at destabilizing the region and creating chaos, Iraqi Prime Minister ...
Iraq's government says security forces have seized control of a town in the oil-rich province of Kirkuk, following manoeuvres that saw Iraq's Kurds ... 40km south of Erbil, on Friday after fierce fighting broke out between Iraqi ...
Erbil (CNN) When Iraqi government forces seized control of the ... in Erbil -- the capital of the autonomous Kurdish region of northern Iraq -- is trying ... those approaching the province," Samal Omar, a 33-year-old government ...


 

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