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BP withdraws from Kirkuk oilfield as exploration contract expires: Reuters

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BP withdraws from Kirkuk oilfield as exploration contract expires: Reuters -- BP had reportedly informed Iraqi plans last month it was withdrawing its staff in the north of the country after its 2013 service contract expired at the end of 2019.

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Iraq forced to halt operations at oilfield after renewed anti-government protests -- January 20-2020 -- 08:17 AM

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Dana Gas: Business as usual in Kurdistan Region despite security situation in Iraq -- January 09-2020 -- 01:49 PM

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Iraq oil exports drop in December amid ongoing national unrest -- January 02-2020 -- 11:57 AM

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Canada receives remains of first victim on downed Ukrainian airliner

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Two years after Turkey's attack on Afrin, Syrian Kurds vow resistance

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Italian defense minister, in Erbil, pledges continued support of Peshmerga

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Iraq fortifies border security after ISIS-afiliated families enter from Syria

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January 19-2020 - 01:22 PM - Dutch Kurdish artist wins two prizes at Music Moves Europe Talent Awards - The vibrant, 21-year-old Dutch-Kurdish singer-songwriter Naaz Mohammed, known simply as Naaz, won two prizes at a major European music awards ceremony on Friday in the Netherlands.

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PHOTOS: Tea shop in Kurdistan Region's Sulaimani dates back nearly five decades

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PHOTOS: Italian archaeologists make 'extraordinary discovery' at Kurdistan Region site

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PHOTOS: Heavy snowfall in Kurdistan Region causes roadblocks in Erbil, Sulaimani

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Real Madrid defeat rivals Atletico Madrid to lift Spanish Super Cup

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PHOTOS: Locals flock as Moscow experiences first significant snowfall of winter

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US to continue Iran maximum pressure campaign, but try to avoid military action

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Former Iraqi PM Allawi says reports of his death 'preparation for his assassination'

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Kurdistan Region forces confiscate over 130 kilograms of heroin

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Iraq's top court denies it issued decision to expel 'foreign' troops

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Iraq finds rocket launch pad it says targeted US embassy in Baghdad

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Iraq's outgoing PM condemns rocket attack near US embassy, calls for investigation

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Rockets land near US embassy in Baghdad

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Iraqi forces 'infiltrate, dismantle' ISIS terror cell in Mosul: Army

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Land mine remnants, explosive leftovers remain threat in disputed Khanaqin district

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South Korea provides winter items to IDPs and refugees in Kurdistan Region

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At least 2 dead, over 60 injured after protesters clashed with security in Baghdad

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UN Iraq envoy calls for reform after escalation in protests

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Asst Sec State for Near Eastern Affairs: the KRG is an 'excellent partner'

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Canada urges Iran to comply, hand over black box from downed Ukrainian airliner

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Iraq forced to halt operations at oilfield after renewed anti-government protests

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VIDEO: Kurdish father to donate his ears to disabled daughter

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Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani to meet Trump, world leaders in Davos

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BCF distributes humanitarian aid to over 2,000 families in Mosul

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SDF forces kill ISIS oil official in Deir al-Zor

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Protests escalate in Baghdad as Basra joins calls to block roads connecting to capital

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Iraqi forces make more arrests in anti-ISIS crackdown as attack kills soldier

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Kurdistan Region's leading party to hold congress in 2020

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Traffic accidents kill 180, injure hundreds in Kurdistan's Sulaimani in 2019

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UN condemns killing of civilians by government forces in northern Syria

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David Schenker -- Asst Sec State for Near Eastern Affairs: the KRG is an 'excellent partner'

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Stephen Hickey -- British ambassador discusses UK-Kurdistan ties, security and political developments in Iraq

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Safeen Dizayee -- US, Coalition to continue support for Peshmerga

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Safeen Dizayee -- Iraqi Constitution not the cause of problems

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Col. Myles Caggins -- Peshmerga to receive more equipment, as cooperation continues: Coalition Spokesman

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Amb. Sam Brownback -- US Envoy hails religious tolerance of Kurds, stresses need for Peshmerga, ISF security coordination

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Former US diplomat -- Galbraith: Turkish-backed extremist groups should not enter northeast Syria

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Canadian Member of Parliament -- Tom Kmiec: Kurdistan Region on right path toward democracy

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Best-selling American author, renowned speaker -- Stephen Mansfield: Every Kurd is a representative of the Kurds

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Writer, former WaPo and NYT foreign correspondent -- Jonathan Randal: After Such Knowledge, America and the Kurds

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ISIS attacks village in disputed Kirkuk, kills family member: police

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Kurdistan says farewell to former German soldier who trained Kurdish security guards

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From Iran, Sadr calls for 'million-man' march against US presence in Iraq

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Iraqi police arrest ISIS religious official in eastern Mosul

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Muqtada al-Sadr meets with Iraqi Shia groups in Iran to discuss US withdrawal: report

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EXCLUSIVE: Iran-backed militias 'kidnapped' French journalists in Baghdad during US embassy attack

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WATCH: Jewish community in Kurdistan Region celebrates Hanukkah

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Kurdish MPs won't attend parliament session on US troops' future in Iraq

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Iraqi protesters attempt to storm US Embassy in Baghdad in retaliation for airstrikes

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Muqtada al-Sadr warns of 'consequences' if Iraq dragged into US-Iran conflict

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Kurdish-led counter-terrorism units prevent ISIS New Year's attack in Syria

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'Wikiferhang': British expat fluent in Kurdish creates largest online Kurdish dictionary

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Syrian Kurds confirm handover of ISIS-affiliated woman and 2 children to Norway

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US sanctions IRGC commander for human rights violations, as it reaffirms maximum pressure campaign

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Kurdistan Region parliament votes to pass landmark Reform Bill

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Joint US-Iraqi military operations against ISIS resume

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Jordan's King Abdullah warns of ISIS' resurgence

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US hails 'strategic partnership' with the Kurdistan Region

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Kurdistan Region: Rare opportunity for long-term investment with higher return - "The Kurdistan Region may not be the largest in the Middle East, but it is a gold mine for foreign investors, especially in the agriculture, tourism, and natural resources sectors."

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Kurdish racecar driver to compete 'under the Kurdish flag' in Europe

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Professional Kurdish MMA fighter improves record with win in Sweden

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Bahrain beat Saudi Arabia 1-0 to lift first-ever Gulf Cup trophy

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Lionel Messi wins historic sixth Ballon d'Or trophy

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Iraq beats UAE 2-0 in Gulf Cup match

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Kurdish Paralympian wins bronze in Dubai, qualifies for 2020 Tokyo Paralympics

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Kurdistan hosts regional football tournament amid unrest in Iraq

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FIFA tells Iraq to find 'neutral venue' for World Cup qualifiers amid protests

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WATCH: Kurdish UFC star plans to 'speak out' about northern Syria after fight

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Iraqi Premier League: Kurdistan Region clubs share points in 1-1 draw

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Real Madrid defeat rivals Atletico Madrid to lift Spanish Super Cup

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Liverpool round year off with 2019 FIFA Club World Cup trophy

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Turkey remains defiant on S-400, as Senators warn of sanctions by Christmas

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Documents show Iran's strong influence in Iraq

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US mulls changes to Syrian withdrawal, amid continued uncertainty

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ISIS Resurgence: confirmed by US Air Force statistics

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SDF command reveals details about buffer zone in northeast Syria

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US and Turkey discuss northeast Syria, amid serious questions

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Is Iran building a nuclear bomb?

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Israeli experts skeptical about Russia

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Trump: Tacit pledge to protect Syrian Kurds, amid broad US support

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Strongest US warning yet to Turkey on S-400

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Will Kurds become kingmakers in Turkish politics?

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Does the US have a coherent strategy toward Turkey?

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Dutch Kurdish artist wins two prizes at Music Moves Europe Talent Awards

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PHOTOS: Tea shop in Kurdistan Region's Sulaimani dates back nearly five decades

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PHOTOS: Italian archaeologists make 'extraordinary discovery' at Kurdistan Region site

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PHOTOS: Heavy snowfall in Kurdistan Region causes roadblocks in Erbil, Sulaimani

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PHOTOS: Locals flock as Moscow experiences first significant snowfall of winter

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'Wikiferhang': British expat fluent in Kurdish creates largest online Kurdish dictionary

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WATCH: Armenians celebrate Christmas in Kurdistan Region's Erbil

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WATCH: Snow atop Kurdistan's Hassan Beg Mountain attracts locals and tourists

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75,000 tourists visited Kurdistan Region's Erbil for New Year holiday

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WATCH: Jewish community in Kurdistan Region celebrates Hanukkah

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PHOTOS: Christians in Kurdistan's Sulaimani celebrate Christmas

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Town outside Erbil joins Kurdistan Region tree-planting project

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play_circle_outline - VIDEO: Kurdish father to donate his ears to disabled daughter - January 19-2020 - 11:03 PM

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WATCH: Iran Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei sobs during funeral prayer for Qasim Soleimani

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Turkish-backed militia detains, tortures disabled civilian in north Syria

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WATCH: Jewish community in Kurdistan Region celebrates Hanukkah

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VIDEO: Peshmerga Commanders lay wreath at Triumphal Arch in Paris

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Infographic - donut_small - PHOTOS: Exhibition in Erbil showcases historical moments of Kurdistan Referendum

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Infographic - donut_small - PHOTOS: Exhibition in Erbil showcases paintings of local artist

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