The latest news and views about Iraqi Kurdistan region
An Iraqi Kurdish lawmaker says the referendum on the Kurdistan region’s independence has led to the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan losing Iran’s friendship.
Iranian foreign minister has warned the Trump administration that the US would turn into an unreliable partner for the entire world in case it withdraws from the nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers.
The office of Iraq’s prime minister and also the head of the country’s National Wisdom Stream hailed top Shiite Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani’s opposition to the semi-autonomous Kurdish region’s moves for secession from Iraq.
A conservative Iranian newspaper says the West is hatching a new plot to cash in on the secessionist tendencies of a handful of Iraqi Kurds.
Jila Sajjadi, a lady from the western city of Sanandaj in Iran’s Kurdistan province, is due to be appointed as the country’s Deputy Interior Minister and the Head of the Interior Ministry’s Applied Sciences and Technology Institution.
A Kurdish analyst has called Iran the elder brother of Iraqi Kurds Shiites, suggesting that the Islamic Republic could resolve the regional crises by supporting the Iraqi Kurdistan region and bringing about convergence between Baghdad, Tehran and Erbil.
The military brass of Iran and Iraq have met and held talks amid a controversial referendum in Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdish region.
Without having any logical and feasible response for many of regional and national problems, the recent referendum on the Iraqi Kurdistan’s independence was merely an attempt to realize a dream.
The Iranian parliament on Wednesday condemned the Iraqi Kurdistan Region’s move to hold an independence referendum, saying such separatist measures are to the detriment of Iraq and the whole region.
A senior advisor to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on international affairs says President of the Iraqi Kurdistan Region (KRG) Massoud Barzani is a middleman for Zionists, who seeks to implement their plans for the division of Muslim states.
Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri blamed the Zionist regime of Israel for orchestrating a plot to hold the independence referendum in the Iraqi Kurdistan Region.
The presidents of Iran and Russia have expressed their support for Iraq’s territorial integrity and national unity amid a highly controversial referendum on independence of the country’s semi-autonomous Kurdish region.
Iranian Kurdish legislators have expressed their opposition to the referendum on the independence of the Iraqi Kurdistan region.
Since Monday morning, the Iraqi Kurds have started casting their votes for or against the Iraqi Kurdistan region’s independence amid domestic and international opposition to the referendum.
Iran has stopped all flights to and from the Iraqi Kurdistan region at the request of the Iraqi central government.
An Iranian Kurdish lawmaker has referred to the decision of Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government to hold an independence referendum as a plot hatched by...
An Iranian legislator says a possible conflict emanating from a planned referendum on the independence of Iraqi Kurdistan may strengthen ISIS terrorists.
Foreign ministers of Iran, Iraq, and Turkey in a joint statement have urged the Iraqi Kurdistan region to either call off its independence referendum or expect counter-measures by its neighbours.
Leonid Ivashov, the chief of Russia’s Academy for Geopolitical Problems, says the United States has nasty plans for the Middle East, stressing that the referendum on Iraqi Kurdistan’s independence is part of this plan which is called the Greater Middle East.
Foreign ministers of Iran, Turkey, and Iraq have held trilateral talks on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York.
A senior political analyst says the US publicly voices its opposition to the upcoming independence referendum in the Iraqi Kurdistan, but is actually supporting the separation through Israel.
A senior political analysts says the Iraqi Kurdistan region will not secede from the Arab country, and the main objective is to mend the autonomous region’s relations with Baghdad.
Shortly after the Iraqi Federal Court suspended the Kurdistan region’s independence referendum, Iraqi prime minister stressed he will not allow any Iraqi region to secede from the Arab country.