Recent News Headlines : Kurdish Ypg Militia

KURDISH PROTESTERS ATTACK IRAQI EMBASSY IN LONDON (VIDEOS, PHOTOS)


The Iraqi PM earlier said the operation was aimed at protecting the unity of Iraq following Kurdistan's independence vote... READ MORE

16th October, 2017 117

ONLY BRITISH WOMAN FIGHTING ISIS IN SYRIA SAYS SHE CAN NEVER RETURN HOME


Kimmie Taylor sits at the top of an open concrete staircase gazing at the sun as it sets over Isis-held Raqqa city, cigarette between her fingers... READ MORE

16th October, 2017 2455

IRAQI FORCES MOVE INTO CENTRE OF KIRKUK


Iraqi government forces enter disputed city of Kirkuk, residents say, weeks after Kurdish independence referendum... READ MORE

16th October, 2017 1482

IRAQI FORCES DRIVE KURDS FROM DISPUTED AREAS NEAR KIRKUK


Iraq's Interior Ministry said in a brief statement that federal forces have taken control of a power plant, a police station and industrial areas near Kirkuk... READ MORE

16th October, 2017 213

IRAQI KURDS SAY FEDERAL FORCES ATTACK NEAR DISPUTED KIRKUK


Iran closed its three official crossings with the Kurdish region Sunday, Kurdish media reported... READ MORE

16th October, 2017 598

1. WHY DOES THE KURDISH REGION MATTER TO OIL MARKETS?


That experience and disputes between the Kurdish government and Iraqi national authorities have kept most big oil companies away and prompted some investors to pull back... READ MORE

16th October, 2017 1299

KURD FIGHTERS IN IRAQ BRIEFLY BLOCK ROADS TO MOSUL


Move comes after Kurdish authorities said they feared Iraqi forces were preparing to launch an assault on the region... READ MORE

12th October, 2017 40

IRAQ'S VICE PRESIDENT WARNS OF CIVIL WAR THREAT AMID KIRKUK TENSIONS


Iraq's prime minister Haidar al-Abadi demanded the Kurdish self-government annul the results and called for joint administration over Kirkuk... READ MORE

10th October, 2017 0

ERDOGAN, ROUHANI UNITED IN OPPOSITION TO KURDISH STATE


In the last week following the Kurdish referendum, Turkey has held joint military exercises with Iraq... READ MORE

4th October, 2017 6702

KURDISH SECESSION TOPS ERDOGAN'S AGENDA IN IRAN VISIT


In the last week following the Kurdish referendum, Turkey has held joint military exercises with Iraq... READ MORE

4th October, 2017 3967

CAPTURED ISIS FIGHTERS REFRAIN I WAS ONLY A COOK


Among thousands of civilians fleeing to Kirkuk after an Iraqi offensive are hundreds of Islamic State fighters. Many claim they were noncombatants... READ MORE

2nd October, 2017 2336

KURDS' VOTE A STEP TOWARDS MIDEAST PARTITION


Hassan Nasrallah described Kurdish referendum last week as part of an American-Israeli plot to carve up the Middle East... READ MORE

1st October, 2017 2889

US DOES NOT RECOGNIZE KURDISTAN INDEPENDENCE REFERENDUM


The United States does not recognize the Kurdistan Regional Government's unilateral referendum held on Monday, he said in a statement... READ MORE

1st October, 2017 0

IRAN AND IRAQ TO HOLD JOINT BORDER DRILLS


The Iranian and Iraqi armies will hold joint drills at several crossings on Iran's border with the autonomous Iraqi region of Kurdistan, according to officials... READ MORE

30th September, 2017 5133

IRAN BANS CRUDE TRANSPORTATION FROM IRAQ'S KURDISTAN


Iran has already closed its airspace to the flight commuting between Iraqi Kurdistan region and the country... READ MORE

30th September, 2017 0

US DOES NOT RECOGNIZE KURDISTAN INDEPENDENCE REFERENDUM


The United States does not recognize the Kurdistan Regional Government's unilateral referendum held on Monday, he said in a statement... READ MORE

30th September, 2017 0

IRAQI FORCES TO TAKE CONTROL OF KURDISH REGIONAL BORDERS


Iran on Friday announced a ban on oil imports and exports with the Iraqi Kurdish region, the state news agency announced... READ MORE

30th September, 2017 0

IRAQI BAN ON FLIGHTS TO KURDISH CITIES BEGINS FRIDAY


Iraq's Transport Ministry ordered international airlines to halt service to Erbil, the Kurdish regional capital, and Sulaimaniyah, its second city... READ MORE

29th September, 2017 1902

AUSTRALIAN JIHADIST PRAKASH, ON TRIAL IN TURKEY, 'REGRETS JOINING IS'


Neil Prakash, who was detained one year ago inside Turkey close to the Syrian border, is jailed in the Gaziantep region of southern Turkey... READ MORE

29th September, 2017 21

KURDS REJECT POST-VOTE IRAQ MOVES AS 'COLLECTIVE PUNISHMENT'


They also called for the closure of border posts with Turkey and Iran that are outside central government control... READ MORE

28th September, 2017 3

IRAQI KURDS VOTE OVERWHELMINGLY IN FAVOUR OF INDEPENDENCCE


Leaders in the northern Iraqi region have been urged to 'cancel' the result and instead engage in talks with Baghdad 'in the framework of the constitution'... READ MORE

28th September, 2017 252

IRAQ ESCALATES DISPUTE WITH KURDS THREATENING MILITARY ACTION


All three countries have been conducting military exercises near the border of Iraqi Kurdistan this week... READ MORE

28th September, 2017 2537

OPPOSED ON MANY FRONTS, IRAQ'S KURDS CLAIM VICTORY IN INDEPENDENCE VOTE, DRAW BAGHDAD WARNING


Erdogan said, however, that he hopes the Iraqi Kurdish leadership will abandon aims of creating a separate state and not force Turkey into enforcing sanctions... READ MORE

27th September, 2017 7

HOW IS THE KURDISH INDEPENDENCE REFERENDUM DIFFERENT FROM CATALONIA'S?


Iraqi Kurdistan has a number of rights that the Catalans do not have as it has its own army of Peshmerga fighters... READ MORE

26th September, 2017 287

KURDISH REFERENDUM: SHOULD THE EU FEAR INDEPENDENCE?


Why should the European Union be worried about independence for Iraq's Kurdish region? Speak to Kurds, and many say it should not be. Ebubekir Isik,... READ MORE

26th September, 2017 67

TURKEY CONDEMNS KURDISH INDEPENDENCE VOTE AS WESTERN OPPOSITION SOFTENS


Iraq's Kurdish region also borders Syria and Iran, but Turkey is the main commercial lifeline to international markets... READ MORE

26th September, 2017 792

ERDOGAN: KURDISH VOTE RISKS 'ETHNIC AND SECTARIAN WAR'


People in the cities of Sanandaj, Baneh and Saghez of Kurdistan province held peaceful gatherings congratulating their Iraqi fellow Kurdish-speaking people, broadcaster IRIB reported... READ MORE

26th September, 2017 3583

ERDOGAN CRANKS UP WARNINGS AFTER IRAQI KURDISH INDEPENDENCE VOTE


Away from the calm in the streets, at least one witness reported seeing Iraqi and Turkish troops holding military exercises in southeastern Turkey... READ MORE

26th September, 2017 80

IRAN'S LEADERS OPPOSED KURDISH INDEPENDENCE VOTE IN IRAQ. IRAN'S KURDS CELEBRATED ON THE STREETS.


There, thousands of Iranian Kurds, jubilant for their Iraqi kin, staged demonstrations in support of the vote... READ MORE

26th September, 2017 1100

TURKEY WARNS IRAQ KURDS IT CAN 'CLOSE THE VALVES' ON OIL EXPORTS


Iraq's Kurdish region could hold 45 billion barrels of crude reserves, more than OPEC member Nigeria, according to KRG data... READ MORE

26th September, 2017 123

Trending News Headlines : Kurdish Ypg Militia

YAZIDIS WHO SUFFERED GENOCIDE ARE FLEEING AGAIN, BUT THIS TIME NOT FROM THE ISLAMIC STATE


Yazidis who suffered genocide are fleeing again, but this time not from the Islamic State... READ MORE

22nd March, 2017 7900

BRENDAN ONEILL THE WEST IS BETRAYING THE KURDS AND ALLOWING THEM TO BE MASSACRED


The PKK has close links with the YPG, the Kurdish People's Protection Units in Syria, who have been among the bravest battlers against Isil... READ MORE

29th July, 2015 7523

KURDISH WOMEN FIGHTERS BATTLE ISLAMIC STATE WITH MACHINEGUNS AND SONGS


On Thursday afternoon, women fighters were lined up on a dirt berm, their weapons pointed at the frontline with Islamic State about 700 meters away... READ MORE

4th November, 2016 7236

ERDOGAN WARNS OF ARMED ACTION OVER IRAQI KURDISTAN VOTE


Iraqi Kurdish oil is exported through Turkey and its southern Ceyhan port, a key economic lifeline for the region... READ MORE

25th September, 2017 5492

ISIL 'DRIVEN OUT' FROM TURKEY-SYRIA BORDER


After crossing the border on August 24, Turkish-backed Syrian rebels captured the border town of Jarablus from ISIL in 14 hours... READ MORE

5th September, 2016 5420

DENNIS SKINNER WARNS AGAINST MILITARY INTERVENTION IN SYRIA'S 'CRAZY WAR'


The veteran Labour left-winger accused Britain's allies Turkey of aiding Isis by shooting down Russian jets, bombing Kurdish forces, and buying oil from the militant group... READ MORE

26th November, 2015 4781

TURKEY EXTENDS TROOPS' DEPLOYMENT IN IRAQ AND SYRIA


OPINION Regional implications of the Kurdish independence vote Earlier on Saturday, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim blasted the referendum as adventurism that puts Turkey at risk... READ MORE

24th September, 2017 4721

ANIMAL THERAPY COMFORTS TRAUMATISED IRAQI CHILDREN


Animals can help the children psychologically various research has shown this, and it is certainly applicable to children affected by the wars in Iraq and Syria... READ MORE

14th September, 2016 3429

IRAQI KURDS SET DATE FOR INDEPENDENCE REFERENDUM


Masoud Barzani, the president of the Iraqi Kurdish Regional Government KRG, announced the vote on Twitter on Wednesday... READ MORE

8th June, 2017 3338

FORMER BRITISH SOLDIER HELD IN TURKEY OVER 'PRO-KURDISH PROPAGANDA'


Joe Robinson arrested on holiday in Turkey accused of posting photos on Facebook wearing Kurdish militia uniform... READ MORE

29th July, 2017 3067

REVEALED: UK MERCENARIES FIGHTING ISLAMIC STATE TERRORIST FORCES IN SYRIA


Former infantryman James Hughes, from Reading, and Jamie Read, from Lanarkshire, understood to be in Rojava, northern Syria... READ MORE

23rd November, 2014 2746

IS AND SYRIA KURDS IN FIERCE GUN BATTLES


Kurds are angry that Turkey has prevented fighters crossing the border to fight IS in Kobane... READ MORE

8th October, 2014 2323

SUCCESS OF KURDISH FORCES IS A BRIGHT SPOT FOR US


Coalition airstrikes have been essential in destroying Islamic State positions and paving the way for Kurdish advances... READ MORE

13th June, 2015 2099

IRAN HALTS IRAQI KURDISTAN FLIGHTS AHEAD OF REFERENDUM


Abdel Hamid said that despite the air blockade, the land border between Iran and Iraq's Kurdish region remains open... READ MORE

24th September, 2017 2063

GOALS DIVERGE AND PERILS REMAIN AS US AND TURKEY TAKE ON ISIS


Militias that have lately been the United States' main partners in fighting the Islamic State in Syria, but whom Turkey considers enemies... READ MORE

28th July, 2015 1823

BARZANI TO KURDS: VOTE IN REFERENDUM TO SECURE FUTURE


Kurdish regional president vows talks after referendum, but Baghdad says it will not accept disintegration of Iraq... READ MORE

24th September, 2017 1789

IRAQI GOVERNMENT REJECTS KURDISH MOVE FOR INDEPENDENCE


The disputed areas include swaths of northern territory that are claimed by both Kurdish Iraq and Baghdad, including the key oil-rich province of Kirkuk... READ MORE

9th June, 2017 1763

KURDS PUSH ISLAMIC STATE OUT OF KOBANI AFTER FOUR-MONTH BATTLE


It has been a frontline in the battle against the group that has captured expanses of Iraq and Syria and proclaimed an Islamic caliphate... READ MORE

26th January, 2015 1757

KURDS SEE CHANCE TO ADVANCE THEIR CAUSE IN RUINS OF ISLAMIC STATE


Across the border in Raqqa, with five of its neighbourhoods under their control, Kurdish forces are contemplating what comes next for them and their cause... READ MORE

24th June, 2017 1529

AIR STRIKES 'STALL IS SYRIA ADVANCE'


Kobane air strikes stall is advance on syrian border town... READ MORE

10th October, 2014 1490

IRAQI WOMAN BATTLES ISIL, ONE STITCH AT A TIME


Former journalist starts business to meet rising demand for military uniforms for Kurdish soldiers in northern Iraq... READ MORE

5th September, 2016 1471

KURDISH INDEPENDENCE WOULD BE A WIN FOR AMERICA


Turkey, Iran and the Shia-dominated government of Iraq have a common interest in repressing Kurdish hopes for independence... READ MORE

16th September, 2017 1412

AIR STRIKES KILL CIVILIANS FLEEING SYRIA'S RAQQA


Elsewhere in Syria, government air strikes have hit the town of al-Houla in Homs province, and killed at least six civilians, the Observatory reported... READ MORE

25th April, 2017 1400

TURKEY TO ALLOW KURDISH PESHMERGA ACROSS ITS TERRITORY TO FIGHT IN KOBANI


Turkey has agreed to give passage as long as the peshmerga fighters bring back the weapons that they take in to Kobani... READ MORE

21st October, 2014 1346

A SYRIAN AND HIS AMERICAN WIFE ARE STUCK IN IRAQ BECAUSE OF TRUMP'S BAN


IRBIL, Iraq -- Wael Resol, 30, is an interpreter for journalists in this Kurdish area of northern Iraq... READ MORE

29th January, 2017 1219

KOBANI: US DROPS WEAPONS TO KURDS IN SYRIA


47 BST The US military says it has airdropped weapons, ammunition and medical supplies to Kurdish forces defending the Syrian city of Kobani against Islamic State militants... READ MORE

20th October, 2014 1144

IRAQ PARLIAMENT VOTES TO OUST KIRKUK GOVERNOR


READ MORE Kirkuk votes to take part in Kurdish independence poll Ownership of Kirkuk has long been disputed between Iraq and the Kurdish authorities... READ MORE

14th September, 2017 1120

AIR STRIKES HIT ISIS POSITIONS AS JIHADISTS PUSH INTO KOBANI


Capturing Kobani would give Isis a direct link between its positions in the Syrian province of Aleppo and its stronghold of Raqqa to the east... READ MORE

7th October, 2014 1086

FRESH FIGHTING IN KEY SYRIAN TOWN


The new fighting came as Turkey said it would allow Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga fighters to cross into Syria to fight IS... READ MORE

21st October, 2014 1073

MACER GIFFORD WE COULD DEFEAT ISLAMIC STATE WITHIN A YEAR I KNOW BECAUSE I FOUGHT THEM


I was under no illusion that my presence on the frontline was going to win the war against Isil... READ MORE

18th September, 2015 1057


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