Iraq vows to take action soon against Kurds in disputed border areas

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14 November 2017 20:37:39 WN.com - Mideast News

Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, seeking to up the pressure in a stand-off with Iraq’s Kurdish region, said on Tuesday he would act soon over border areas under Kurdish control but predicted his government’s forces would regain them without violence. The central government in Baghdad has cracked down hard on the Kurds since the government of the Kurdish autonomous region staged an independence referendum on September 25 that Baghdad considers illegal. The Iraqi armed forces have...... Full article on Iraq vows to take action soon against Kurds in disputed border areas

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Abadi says Iraq to act soon over border areas in stand-off with Kurds

1.6679658 14 November 2017 18:53:09 The Daily Star >> News

Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, seeking to up the pressure in a stand-off with Iraq's Kurdish region, said on Tuesday he would act soon over border areas under Kurdish control but predicted his government's forces would regain them without violence

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Iraq Escalates Dispute With Kurds, Threatening Military Action

1.4355562 27 September 2017 23:45:41 NYT > World

Iraq threatened to send troops and seize oil fields and moved to shut down international flights in the Kurdish region after an independence referendum.

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As Iraq's Kurds eye statehood, a border takes shape

1.3803608 05 December 2016 13:01:56 WN.com - World News

MAKHMUR, Iraq (AP) — The sand berms and trenches that snake across northern Iraq stretch toward Syria, some accompanied by newly paved roads lit by street lamps and sprawling checkpoints decked with Kurdish flags. The fighters here insist it isn't… ......

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As Iraq’s Kurds eye statehood, a border takes shape

1.3803608 05 December 2016 09:00:47 WN.com - World News

The sand berms and trenches that snake across northern Iraq stretch toward Syria, some accompanied by newly paved roads lit by street lamps and sprawling checkpoints decked with Kurdish flags. The fighters here insist it isn’t the border of a newly independent state — but in the chaos of Iraq that could change. ......

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As Iraq's Kurds eye statehood, a border takes shape

1.3803608 05 December 2016 09:00:47 WN.com - World News

MAKHMUR, Iraq (AP) — The sand berms and trenches that snake across northern Iraq stretch toward Syria, some accompanied by newly paved roads lit by street lamps and sprawling checkpoints decked with Kurdish flags. The fighters here insist it isn't ......

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As Iraq's Kurds eye statehood, a border takes shape

1.3803608 05 December 2016 08:30:35 WN.com - World News

The sand berms and trenches that snake across northern Iraq stretch toward Syria, some accompanied by newly paved roads lit by street lamps and sprawling checkpoints decked with Kurdish flags. ......

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As Iraq's Kurds eye statehood, a border takes shape

1.3803608 05 December 2016 07:48:27 FOX News

The sand berms and trenches that snake across northern Iraq stretch toward Syria, some accompanied by newly paved roads lit by street lamps and sprawling checkpoints decked with Kurdish flags.

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Kurds blocking return of Arabs to disputed Iraq areas

1.3803608 27 February 2015 14:43:57 RSS Feed From Your Middle East - Section News

Human Rights Watch warned the Kurdistan regional government against meting out "collective punishment of entire Arab communities" for the Islamic State jihadist group's attacks."Cordoning off Arab residents and refusing to let them return home appears to go well beyond a reasonable security response," said Letta Tayler, senior terrorism and counterterrorism researcher at the New York-based rights group.

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Kurds blocking return of Arabs to disputed Iraq areas

1.349355 26 February 2015 13:01:50 Panorama.am

Kurdish forces have prevented displaced Arabs from returning to disputed areas of Iraq that Kurdish leaders want to incorporate in their autonomous region over Baghdad's objections, a report said ...

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Iraq Kurd chief to discuss disputed areas referendum

1.1841913 04 July 2014 13:58:13 Iraq News latest RSS headlines - Iraq Sun.com

Iraq's Kurds set the ball rolling for a referendum on their long-held dream of independence, ignoring calls for the nation to unite against rampant jihadists or face "Syria-like ...

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