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Kurdish opposition party comes second in vote, but election results still "unclear"

win popularity among the Iraqi Kurdistan's main opposition party ... headlines, Iraq) Iraqi Kurdistan's main opposition party, the Gorran, has come in second ... results show that Gorran, the "Change" party, received 446, 095 votes in last week's ...

29/09/2013 - 08:37 - comment 0

Bombing attack near offices of Kurdish party in Kirkuk kills at least four people, Iraqi politician shot dead

on Thursday in a bombing attack near the offices of a Kurdish party in the northern Iraqi city of Ki ... of a Kurdish party in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk, witnesses said.    According to Reuters, ... in the southern Iraqi city of Basra was abducted and killed by unknown elements while on his way to work, his ...

18/05/2010 - 14:25 - comment 0

For questions you're too embarrassed to ask, here's the basics on the army taking on IS in Iraq. Meet the PKK!

Party (PKK) is a Kurdish political party formed in 1978 that fought the Turkish government for an independent Kurdish state from 1984 to 2013.  Although listed as a  terrorist organisation by the UK ,  ... (PKK) is a Kurdish political party formed in 1978 that fought the Turkish government for an independent ...

Editor's Choice - 06/09/2014 - 06:00 - comment 0

Turkey helping Kurds cross border to join Kobani battle

Monday that Turkey is helping Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga troops cross its border to join Kurdish fighters ... according to AFP. Turkey considers Kurdish fighters of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party ... Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga troops cross its border to join Kurdish fighters in Syria, AFP reports. ...

20/10/2014 - 13:28 - comment 0

Bodies of two US soldiers found as Shiite gunmen storm Kurdish party offices

Shiite cleric torched an office of the Iraqi president's Kurdish party Friday.  Some 50 gunmen ... the party's official newspaper of criticizing Shiite cleric Ayatollah Mohammed al-Yacoubi.   According ...

18/05/2010 - 11:20 - comment 0

U.S. confirms direct communication with Syrian Kurdish group

that a U.S. official met with the Kurdish group whose fighters are battling IS militants in Kobani Thursday. The U.S. has engaged in direct conversations with the Kurdish party whose fighters are currently ... Syria, Turkey, United States) The U.S. has engaged in direct conversations with the Kurdish party ...

17/10/2014 - 11:32 - comment 0

Israel’s Netanyahu backs independent Kurdish state

that the KRG will not return oil-rich Kirkuk to Baghdad. Kurdish forces took control of Kirkuk after Iraqi ... for the creation of an independent Kurdish state, winning appraisal from lawmakers in Iraq's semi-autonomous ... welcomed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s call for the creation of an independent Kurdish state. ...

30/06/2014 - 10:03 - comment 0

Iraqi Kurds agree on Fuad Masum for president

The main Kurdish blocs in Iraqi parliament have agreed ... in the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Wednesday. "Fuad Masum is the only candidate of the Kurdish blocs ... headlines, Iraq) The main Kurdish blocs in Iraqi parliament have agreed on the candidacy of the veteran ...

24/07/2014 - 07:19 - comment 0

Iraqi government aims to punish Kurdistan in fight over oil

through Turkey, the Iraqi government is allegedly withholding wages from Kurdish employees. ... from the Kurdistan Democratic Party. Last week, Iraq's Kurdish Deputy Prime Minister Roj Nuri Shawais called on Kurdish ministers in the Iraqi cabinet to resign if Baghdad refused to solve ...

24/02/2014 - 19:33 - comment 0

Kurdish opposition gains in northern Iraqi vote

from weekend elections in the Kurdish region of northern Iraq. Iraqi ... president Massud Barzani, and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), the party of Iraqi President Jala Talabani, reportedly won 60 percent of the ballots. The two parties have dominated Kurdish politics ...

16/05/2010 - 17:46 - comment 0