A group called the Political Leadership of Kurdistan has been formed to communicate with Baghdad post-referendum. Meanwhile, Kurdish leaders welcomed a call by Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani for peaceful talks. An initiative launched by former Prime Minister Ayad Allawi has also been viewed positively. Rafi al-Rufai, the mufti of Iraq’s Sunni community, criticized former Prime … Continue reading “Yezidi Mass Grave Found in Sinjar; 94 Killed in Iraq”
The number of fatalities in Iraq during September surpassed those in August.
A Turkish soldier was among the dead after a battle with P.K.K. guerrillas in northern Iraq.
Clean-up operations in Shirqat left dozens of militants dead.
Militants staged an attack on Ramadi which was liberated last year.
Barzani downplayed the threat of sanctions by declaring that any new sanctions can’t be worse than what has already been done to the Kurds.
Kurds took part in a non-binding independence referendum on Monday.
Iraq executed dozens who were convicted on terrorism charges at a jail in Nasariya.
Hundreds of militants were killed during the liberation of Shirqat.
Turkey is still angling to stop the Kurdish independence referendum.