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Iraqi Kurdistan government promises not to secede

YemenExtra Y.A The Kurdish Regional Government (KRG), the regional administration of the autonomous Kurdish areas in Iraq, has stated that it will abide by the ruling of the Iraqi Supreme Federal Court that forbids the region from…

Iraq Asks Turkey, Iran to Stop Trading with Kurdistan Region

YemenExtra Y.A. In an official note to Tehran and Ankara, the Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs has called on them  to halt their trade deals with the Kurdistan region amid the KRG’s secessionism. Alsumaria TV has declared that the…

Iraq ‘to Take Control of Kurdistan Borders’

YemenExtra Y.A Iraq says it will be taking control of the borders of its northern Kurdistan region — which has voted controversially to break away from the country — in coordination with Iran and Turkey. The Iraqi Defense…