Crowds at the final referendum rally in Erbil, capital city of Iraqi Kurdistan region

Map. History of Iraq conflict

23 October 2017
1 month ago
Iraqi Forces broke open the berms and started their advance towards Zawiyah and east side of Makhoul Mountains
1 month ago
KDP and PUK leaders to meet with US, UK and UN reps in Erbil tomorrow morning and head to Baghdad in the afternoon to meet with Iraqi officials.
Government Spokesman Bekir Bozdag: This referendum is a threat to our national security. The referendum is strictly illegitimate1 month ago
Government Spokesman Bekir Bozdag: This referendum is a threat to our national security. The referendum is strictly illegitimate
1 month ago
Turkish government spokesperson: We are making one last final call to Erbil: give up this referendum, cancel this referendum
Al-Jader is also under control of Iraqi Forces. They're at the Kirkuk provincial border / outskirts of Osbehat now.1 month ago
Al-Jader is also under control of Iraqi Forces. They're at the Kirkuk provincial border / outskirts of Osbehat now.
Footage of Iraq's armed forces during ops in eastern Shirqat, west of Hawijah, which have killed close to 200 Da'ish militants so far1 month ago
Footage of Iraq's armed forces during ops in eastern Shirqat, west of Hawijah, which have killed close to 200 Da'ish militants so far
Photos from Hawija Ops today1 month ago
Photos from Hawija Ops today
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Council:"Turkey will reserve its rights stemming from bilateral and international agreements if the referendum is held despite all warnings"
1 month ago
National Security Council: "Iraqi Kurdish Region's decision is threat to Turkey, Iraq and the region's peace and territorial integrity."
Turkey's National Security Council says 1 month ago
Turkey's National Security Council says "Iraqi Kurdish Region's independence referandum is illegal and unacceptable."
1 month ago
Kurdistan's electoral commission confirms the first vote is cast in China
Video of 2nd day of Hawija operations near Shirqat1 month ago
Video of 2nd day of Hawija operations near Shirqat
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During 2nd day of Hawija operation Iraq troops captured about 30 villages and area of 530 km2, the villages of Central part of Left side of Al Shirqat: Al Khudra, Aziz Abd, Gharda Hara, Al Hadiqa, Al Jafayf, Tal Al Farat, Kharb Shunat, Al Akrah, Al Harfushia, Tal Al Hiwa, Gahdyr Al Shuk Al Uwla, Ghadr Al Shuk al Thania, Salih Al Yusif, Al Majira, Al Taliya, Wadi Karad Kaniv, Al Khandaq Al Kabir/Khundug Yasin, Mandiunuh Al Sharqi, Mandiunuh Al Gharbi, Bash Tih, Bash Band, Krmsh Lizaki, Akly, Aisdirah Al Elya, Shannawa, Kharbat, Aisyaw, Al Muhmudiyah, Qabr Sayed, Al Hasj, Sedira Al Wusta, Sedira Al Eyla - and control the road between Makhmur and Mahmudiya north of Zab
ISIS withdrawing from Zab town in direction of Hawija now1 month ago
ISIS withdrawing from Zab town in direction of Hawija now
1 month ago
Adel al-Jubair: referendum in Iraqi Kurdistan will have a negative impact on Iraq and the region
Kurdistan will be a federal, parliamentary and democratic state that respects all — Barzani1 month ago
Kurdistan will be a federal, parliamentary and democratic state that respects all — Barzani
1 month ago
Barzani: Peshmerga will not let anyone to step into Kurdistan soil.
1 month ago
US Department of State: Sec State Rex Tillerson chairs meeting of D-ISIS coalition -progress made in Iraq and Syria. Long road ahead but civilians now returning home
Barzani: We are gathered here to say yes for an independent Kurdistan1 month ago
Barzani: We are gathered here to say yes for an independent Kurdistan
Kurdish President Barzani says Iraq has violated its own constitution, failed to build partnership1 month ago
Kurdish President Barzani says Iraq has violated its own constitution, failed to build partnership
Barzani: We can no longer live with Baghdad, we have tried many times1 month ago
Barzani: We can no longer live with Baghdad, we have tried many times
Barzani: We can no longer live with Baghdad, we have tried many times
Final Referendum rally in Erbil: Kurdish President Masoud Barzani and officials stand as Kurdistan’s national anthem is played1 month ago
Final Referendum rally in Erbil: Kurdish President Masoud Barzani and officials stand as Kurdistan’s national anthem is played
Final Referendum rally in Erbil: Kurdish President Masoud Barzani and officials stand as Kurdistan’s national anthem is played
1 month ago
Correspondent "Ezidi YBS not involved in clashes with Ezidi PMU, attempts being made to quell clashes to preserve unity"
Kurdistan region: Thousands of people await speech from President Masoud Barzani ahead of Monday's independence from Iraq referendum.1 month ago
Kurdistan region: Thousands of people await speech from President Masoud Barzani ahead of Monday's independence from Iraq referendum.
PMF trying to capture Xanasor from YBS is to prevent the latter from seceding it to Peshmerga.1 month ago
PMF trying to capture Xanasor from YBS is to prevent the latter from seceding it to Peshmerga.
1 month ago
Clashes between Ezidi YBŞ fighters and Shia PMU forces near Shlo, SW of Shingal after PMU tried to take control over the area
Thousands march to the final rally in Erbil. Tens of thousands have flocked in Erbil football stadium ahead of Pres @masoud_barzani speech.1 month ago
Thousands march to the final rally in Erbil. Tens of thousands have flocked in Erbil football stadium ahead of Pres @masoud_barzani speech.
Crowds at the final referendum rally in Erbil, capital city of Iraqi Kurdistan region1 month ago
Crowds at the final referendum rally in Erbil, capital city of Iraqi Kurdistan region
1 month ago
Iraqi forces control center of East Shirqat, ask male residents to remove clothes to prove not suicide bombers.
1 month ago
Iraq ERD says it is advancing towards center of E Shirqat after destroying 11 ISIS car bombs.
Video: Evacuation of civilians  from battle zone near Al-Sharqat1 month ago
Video: Evacuation of civilians from battle zone near Al-Sharqat
Crowds gathering in Erbil's Franso Hariri Stadium where president Masoud Barzani is expected to make final referendum rally1 month ago
Crowds gathering in Erbil's Franso Hariri Stadium where president Masoud Barzani is expected to make final referendum rally
Rapid Response Division took control of Sudayrah police station. Town is just off the river.1 month ago
Rapid Response Division took control of Sudayrah police station. Town is just off the river.
1 month ago
President Barzani: We have our geography, land and culture. We have our own language. We refuse to be subordinates. - On Kurdistan Referendum
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PM Yildirim: Turkey is not satisfied with any initiative to change the current situation in Iraq and Syria and will do what is necessary to address the issues
1 month ago
Prime Minister of Turkey on Referendum: The KRG of Iraq must not run this adventure
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Prime Minister of Turkey: the referendum of the Kurdistan region of Iraq is a matter affecting the security of Turkey
1 month ago
U.N. Security Council expresses concern over Kurdish referendum
Iraqi FM on Kurdistan Referendum: Nobody intends to use the military option1 month ago
Iraqi FM on Kurdistan Referendum: Nobody intends to use the military option
1 month ago
Iraq Joint Ops: 83 ISIS killed in battle for Anah district, captured yesterday.
1 month ago
Iraq Fed Police say they killed 135 ISIS and captured 15 villages in north of East Shirqat, Salahadin province.
1 month ago
Official Turkish readout says both Erdogan and Trump oppose Kurdistan independence referendum, agree that it would have serious consequences
1 month ago
Brett McGurk:Anbar offensive will continue until Iraq fully secures its western border regions from ISIS, including Rawa and Qaim.
1 month ago
Brett McGurk: Iraqi Security Forces today captured Anah in western Anbar province. A planned three-week operation was completed in one day
1 month ago
DeirEzzor: Coalition targeted Iraqi-Syrian borders near of alBokamal with many airstrikes
1 month ago
Turkish warplanes striking PKK bases beneath Qandil mount
1 month ago
Turkish Parliament to convene on Sat. in an extraordinary session to extend mandate that would allow army to conduct ops. in Syria and Iraq
Muqtada al-Sadr calls Kurdistan's referendum 1 month ago
Muqtada al-Sadr calls Kurdistan's referendum "suicide" and warns Israel to stay out.
Iraq: the town of Anah in western Anbar has been completely cleared by the ISF, next town is Rawa, after that al-Qaim and then the border1 month ago
Iraq: the town of Anah in western Anbar has been completely cleared by the ISF, next town is Rawa, after that al-Qaim and then the border
1 month ago
Turkish National Assembly will meet on Saturday for emergency meeting
1 month ago
The Supreme Council for the Kurdistan Referendum: The alternatives we have received do not guarantee the independence of the region
1 month ago
Deputy Russian Foreign Minister: We are conducting operations in the airspace of Iraq with the approval of the Iraqi government
1 month ago
Seven civilians wounded in northern Baghdad IED blast
1 month ago
Egypt, Jordan and Iraq are interested in joining the contact group for Syria