Wednesday, 17 July , 2019

Talabani

Kurdish leader Barzani resigns after independence vote backfires

By Raya Jalabi, Maher Chmaytelli ERBIL/BAGHDAD Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani said he would give up his position as president on Nov....

Seizing Kirkuk

by Patrick Cockburn Elite Iraqi security forces have captured the Kurdish government headquarters buildings in the centre of Kirkuk with the Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi ordering the...