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A video apparently showing voters washing their ink-stained fingers in order to vote for a second time in Kurdistan's controversial independence referendum (Facebook)
September 26, 2017 - 11:50 GMT
The unverified footage is characteristic of Iraqi Arab hostility towards the controversial poll.
Kurdish flags were seen waving in the northern province amid the playing of Kurdish music and Kurdistan's national anthem (AFP/File Photo)
September 26, 2017 - 09:38 GMT
The curfew was reportedly imposed to prevent clashes between the city's different ethnic groups, a police source said.
The hangings took place close to an area where ISIS launched a series of bloody bomb attacks in September.
September 26, 2017 - 09:13 GMT
42 people convicted of terrorist acts were hung by Baghdad authorities.
Turkish military will intervene if threats are posed to the Turkmen community in Northern Iraq.
September 26, 2017 - 09:06 GMT
Turkish military will intervene if threats are posed to the Turkmen community in Northern Iraq.
The decision was taken after the three channels called some parts of southeastern and eastern Turkey as “northern Kurdistan” (Shutterstock/File Photo)
September 26, 2017 - 07:44 GMT
If the channels do not correct the violations in 48 hours, their broadcast will be cut.
Iraqi Kurdistan votes today to move towards independence, AFP
September 25, 2017 - 15:35 GMT
As Iraqi Kurds vote on whether to move towards independence, Israel and Russia bet on there being a Kurdistan.
Poster are put up at a polling station in Irbil ahead of the Kurdish independence referendum (Safin Hamed/AFP)
September 25, 2017 - 11:20 GMT
Reports have emerged that the minority is being pressured to vote a certain way - but are they true?
All flights to and from Iraq's Kurdish autonomous region are blocked.
September 25, 2017 - 09:06 GMT
The block was enacted at the request of Baghdad.
Baghdad, Turkey, Iran, the U.S., and the UN have all spoken out against the poll (AFP/File Photo)
September 25, 2017 - 07:48 GMT
The results are "null and void", Turkish Foreign Ministry said.
Iraq aims to recapture the ISIS-held Hawija district in northern Iraq (AFP/File Photo)
September 24, 2017 - 12:57 GMT
They aim to recapture the ISIS-held Hawija district in northern Iraq.
The Kurdish Independence Referendum is scheduled for Sept. 25, 2017 (AFP/File Photo)
September 24, 2017 - 11:30 GMT
Protesters denounced the Sept. 25 vote.
Turkish troops on Syrian grounds (AFP/File Photo)
September 24, 2017 - 09:04 GMT
The extension of the mandate is intended to protect Turkey from "threats".
Iraqi Kurdish leader Massud Barzani delivers a speech during a rally to urge people to vote in the upcoming independence referendum on September 22, 2017 (Safin Hamed/AFP)
September 23, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
Iraqi-Kurdish President Massoud Barzani delayed an anticipated news conference on Erbil's controversial independence referendum as world powers call for its postponement.
Turkey, Iran and Iraq on Thursday urged Iraq's Kurdistan region to abandon a planned referendum on independence (AFP)
September 22, 2017 - 07:39 GMT
Turkey, Iran and Iraq on Thursday warned of "counter-measures" if Iraq's Kurdistan region goes ahead with a planned referendum on independence.
The upcoming referendum on Kurdish independence has the potential to roil both geopolitical alliances and oil markets. (AFP/ File)
September 21, 2017 - 13:13 GMT
The upcoming referendum on Kurdish independence has the potential to roil both geopolitical alliances and oil markets.
Female Members of the Islamic State Group (IS) (AFP/File  Photo)
September 21, 2017 - 08:32 GMT
They were moved to a detention center south of Mosul under control of Iraqi security forces.