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Iraqi government aims to punish Kurdistan in fight over oil

through Turkey, the Iraqi government is allegedly withholding wages from Kurdish employees. Iraq’s Kurdistan has accused the central government in Baghdad of blocking wages for Kurdish employees ... officials, however, say Kurdish workers should pressure the regional government to export oil ...

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

Pro-Kurdish protesters continue to clash with police across Turkey

at the Turkish government’s inaction over the IS terrorists’ advance in Syria's Kurdish border town ... with pro-Kurdish protesters, who are furious at the Turkish government’s inaction over the IS terrorists’ advance ... with protesters who are voicing their anger over the Turkish government's inaction in Kobani. ...

10/10/2014 - 05:30 - comment 0

The deadlock deepens further: Kurdistan seizes two oil fields, state-owned oil company

field and other fields in the Makhmour district were under Kurdish government management and that NOC ... the Shi'ite-led central government and the autonomous Kurdish region driven by a Sunni ... the takeover as dangerous and irresponsible and called for the Kurdish forces to withdraw immediately. ...

13/07/2014 - 16:52 - comment 0

Kurds rejoin Iraq's government

of Iraq’s government after Maliki made inflammatory statements about the Kurdish community. Iraq has ... Kurdish ministers who had previously suspended their participation in outgoing Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki's government have rejoined the administration. ...

20/08/2014 - 11:30 - comment 0

Twelve killed in pro-Kurdish protests across Turkey

in pro-Kurdish protests across Turkey. At least 12 people have been killed and dozens injured in pro-Kurdish protests across Turkey, as the Ankara government has threatened to use more ... their anger at what they regard as Turkey’s failure to protect the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobani from ...

08/10/2014 - 06:52 - comment 0

Is this what 'autonomy' means? First Kurdish oil shipment headed to Israel

of Ceyhan is crucial for the Kurdish Regional Government as it seeks greater financial independence from ... system, has created a bitter dispute over oil sale rights between the central government and the Kurdish ... pipeline after weeks of seeking an outlet as Iraq's central government has threatened legal action ...

20/06/2014 - 14:01 - comment 0

Baghdad disregarded, again: more about the Kurdish oil shipments arriving to Turkey

barrels of Kurdish crude are now at sea, despite protests from Baghdad that only the central government ... government and that the Turkish state owned pipeline operator Botas for facilitating the sale of the crude A second shipment of Iraqi Kurdish crude has sailed from the Turkish port of Ceyhan, industry ...

11/06/2014 - 05:00 - comment 0

Iraq is effectively partitioned: Kurdish leader

Government, Masoud Barzani, said on Tuesday that a Kurdish referendum will take place "in a matter ... Regional Government (KRG), has announced plans for holding a referendum on independence for the region following support by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for Kurdish independence. In an interview ...

02/07/2014 - 11:57 - comment 0

Iraq PM rejects Kurdish independence vote

rejected Kurdish leadership's plan to hold an independence referendum, saying that such a vote would ... by the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) to hold an independence referendum , saying the move is unconstitutional. Maliki issued a warning Wednesday to the Kurdistan Regional Government that its attempt ...

02/07/2014 - 18:00 - comment 0

Seven nations pledge military assistance to Iraqi Kurds

Seven governments have pledged to provide weapons to Kurdish forces battling ISIS in Iraq. Seven governments have pledged ... Main headlines, EU, Iraq) Seven governments have pledged to provide weapons to Kurdish forces ...

27/08/2014 - 05:30 - comment 0