Fighting has flared in Iraq between Kurdish forces and Shi’ite militia in a town south of the contested city of Kirkuk.
No one was reportedly
The veteran Kurdish leader's body was flown to his home town from Germany where he died on Tuesday
That means the only area the Islamic State group still control in Iraq is a stretch alongside the western border with Syria.
The Kurds nervously eye joint Iraqi and Iranian military exercises near their border.
Baghdad imposes reliatory ban on international flights to and from the Kurdistan region of Iraq
The central Iraqi government has told the Kurds in Erbil their international flights will be embargoed from Friday 6pm local time.
Almost 93 percent of Iraq’s Kurds voted to create an independent state, the High Elections and Referendum Commission said on Wednesday, in a
Iraq announces punitive measures against Kurdistan following an indepedence vote Baghdad says is unconstitutional.
Turkey's president says Iraqi Kurds will go hungry if Ankara imposes sanctions in protest at Monday's referendum.
Kurds in northern Iraq voted in large numbers in a referendum on independence on Monday, ignoring pressure from Baghdad, Turkey, Iran and the international community.
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The human rights lawyer said the vote at the United Nations General Assembly represents an opportunity for victims of the militant group to "finally get their day in court".
The UN Security Council has expressed concern about the "potentially destabilising impact" of the vote
President Erdogan of Turkey says the vote could lead to further instability in an already vulnerable region.
Diplomatic pressure and military threats - looming Iraqi Kurdish independence vote causes concerns in already unstable region
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi describes plans for a vote on independence as "playing with fire"
Parliament reconvened in Erbil, the seat of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) in northern Iraq.
Shi'ite pilgrims were targeted in a series of attacks in the south of the country
At least 50 people have been killed and 80 injured in three suicide attacks claimed by ISIL in southern Iraq
The self-proclaimed Islamic State group has taken responsibility for suicide attacks that killed at least 50 people and injured more than 80 in a southern Iraqi city
Massoud Barzani, President of the Kurdistan Regional Government, has said the controversial vote will go ahead despite the Iraqui Parliament branding it "unconstitutional"
Hundreds of ISIL families detained in Iraq
Peshmerga troops round up fleeing ISIL fighters after Tal Afar but hundreds mount defence nearby