On Thursday, Turkey threatened potentially crippling restrictions on oil trading with Iraqi Kurds after backing a referendum for independence from Baghdad, a move which has alarmed Ankara as it faces a separatist insurgency from the nation's own Kurdish minority. On Monday, Kurd's in Iraq backed...
Turkey's president says the country could close its border with Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdish region "at any moment" as a further reprisal for it holding a... FOXNews.com - WorldAlso reported by •Reuters •Seattle Times •WorldNews •Independent
After the euphoria of the vote, the advance on energy-rich Kirkuk by Iraqi federal forces signaled a worrisome dynamic for the Kurds: Baghdad's coordination with... Christian Science Monitor - Front PageAlso reported by •Seattle Times
AMMAN (Reuters) - The Turkish army is expanding its deployment in northwest Syria with the goal of encircling a Kurdish enclave and reining in Russian strikes in... Reuters - WorldAlso reported by •Japan Today •Zee News