KDP, the most powerful party of the KRG, slightly increased its seats in the Iraqi parliament despite the diplomatic and military failure after leading a non-binding independence referendum last year in September.
Iraq's Kirkuk has a diverse ethnic makeup. Turkmen, Arabs, Kurds and Christians all live there. Ahead of parliamentary elections, minority leaders are calling for cooperation.
Iraq’s first election since Daesh’s defeat will test the country’s divided political scene. Here’s everything you need to know about the alliances, candidates and the political environment in post-war Iraq.
A poor economy, political instability and insecurity in Iraq's Kurdish Regional Government persist ahead of Iraq's national parliamentary election on May 12.
After Turkey’s operation against the YPG in Syria’s Afrin started, the Syrian regime aligned with the YPG against Turkey. Here's the history of Kurdish relations with the Syrian regime through the lens of a Kurdish activist who long opposed Assad.
The ongoing conflict in Iraq has displaced millions of people and destroyed much of what they had left behind.
Protests by thousands of people in the semi-autonomous Kurdish Regional Government-controlled Iraqi city of Sulaymaniyah turned violent after security forces confronted them. People are demanding their salaries be paid.
Prime Minister Theresa May left London late Tuesday for a three-day visit to the Middle East in a bid to bolster regional ties. The British leader will be in Jordan on Thursday on the final leg of her tour.
Public officials, tradesmen and Peshmerga forces of KRG have endured the greatest difficulties following a non-binding independence referendum, as the Iraqi central government, Iran and Turkey put economic pressure on the semi-autonomous region.
Stepping down after 12 years in office, Masoud Barzani leaves behind a region in flux following his decision to hold a referendum on administrative independence for the KRG.
The appeal followed a warning from Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al Abadi to the Kurdish Regional Government, calling on the KRG not to involve the PKK in the dispute over Kirkuk.
Iraqi Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani confirms he will step down on November 1, and asks the parliament to fill the vacancy in power in northern Iraq as Iraqi forces and Kurdish Peshmerga start a new round of talks to resolve conflict in the region.
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