BAGHDAD, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- The Iraqi government has stopped an airliner carrying Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yildiz landing in Iraqi Kurdistan amid Baghdad's deepening rift with Ankara over its support Iraq's independence-minded Kurds.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- The protest sign was plain enough, black ink on white poster board. But the message Jamel Numan was carrying amidst 200 of America’s Iraqi Kurds rallying outside the White House Monday was both simply blunt and highlighted the overlooked complexity of Turkey’s beef with the Kurdistan Workers’ Party guerillas: “Is this really about PKK? Or is this about Kirkuk?”
BAGHDAD, May 22 (UPI) -- Many Sunnis who not long ago wanted the United States out of Iraq now are wishing for additional American military patrols, a report says. The dramatic escalation in sectarian violence since the Feb. 22 bombing of the revered Shiite Askariya Shrine in Sam
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