News and updates about KRG

Kurds to vote on independence from Iraq

KRG president calls for a referendum this year to let the 'people of Kurdistan determine their future,' in a call to secede from Baghdad.

Kurds to vote on independence from Iraq

Kurds Vow to Avenge Yazidis Massacred by ISIS

President of Iraq's Kurdistan region vows to hunt ISIS 'to the last one' for Yazidis; thousands murdered, forced into sex slavery.

Kurds Vow to Avenge Yazidis Massacred by ISIS

Activist Urges Israel to Raise Kurdistan as Ally

Prominent Kurdish official urges Israel to support Kurdistan as a buffer to Iranian, Turkish expansionism - despite Obama policy.

Activist Urges Israel to Raise Kurdistan as Ally against Iran

Turkey: Stuck Between Iran and Kurdistan

Expert reveals Turkey’s hesitation to support Iraqi Kurds keeps door open for more Iranian influence in Iraq, and explains why that's so.

Turkey: Stuck Between Iran and Kurdistan

Is Israel Losing Favor in Kurdistan?

Turkish money and Iranian coordination in war against ISIS has Kurds poised to pull away from decades-old relations with Israel.

Is Israel Losing Favor in Kurdistan?

Iraq: Israeli NGO Delivers Emergency Aid to Kurds

IsraAID provides desperately-needed supplies to refugees from ISIS, including baby milk and blankets, as winter misery intensifies.

Israeli Aid Agency Delivers Emergency Relief to Kurds in Iraq

ISIS Seizes Nuclear Materials in Iraq

Iraq warns UN that Jihadist group captured uranium compounds; US and UN brush off threat of 'dirty bomb.'

ISIS Seizes Nuclear Materials in Iraq

Kurdish Diplomat Firmly Denies Ties with Israel

Despite Israeli PM, FM and president's advances, KRG envoy says policy same as Iraq, which is still technically at war with Israel.

Kurdish Diplomat Firmly Denies Relations with Israel

Kurds Deny Report of Oil Trade with Israel

Kurdish officials say report of oil from independent pipeline being sold to Israel is 'baseless and without evidence.'

Kurds Deny Report of Oil Trade with Israel

Israel Gets First Batch of Disputed Kurdish Oil

Delivery signals growing trade between Israel, Kurdistan; comes despite US opposition to Kurdish oil exports.

Israel to Get First Batch of Oil from Disputed Kurdish Pipeline