Iraqi Kurdistan

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Noun1.Iraqi Kurdistan - the part of Kurdistan that is in northwestern Iraq
Al-Iraq, Irak, Iraq, Republic of Iraq - a republic in the Middle East in western Asia; the ancient civilization of Mesopotamia was in the area now known as Iraq
Kurdistan - an extensive geographical region in the Middle East to the south of the Caucasus
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In 2014, the Iraqi Kurdistan region was unable to pay up to two months of salaries for its government employees; in 2015, there was also one month when it was unable to pay salaries, meaning that government workers in Arbil are currently owed some three months of back payments from the local administration.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iraqi Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani warned supporters of ISIL that their sponsored monsters would soon wreak havoc on them too.
Kaine is in a visit to region north of Iraq Nevertheless, Kaine commended efforts by the government, people and Peshmerga; the military forces of Iraqi Kurdistan in facing ISIL (Islamic State in iraq and the Levant).
President Obama and Vice President Biden reaffirmed the United States' strong and continued support to the Iraqi Kurdistan Region and the Kurdish people.
Oil producers in Iraqi Kurdistan have been caught in the middle of a dispute between the Iraqi central government and the KRG over the rights to valuable oil exports.
The brutal murder of the journalist James Foley, the atrocities against Yazidi refugees in Mount Sinjar and the Isis military threat to overrun Iraqi Kurdistan means an escalation of American and British airstrike against the insurgent Isis "caliphate" in Iraq.
Summary: Barzani will meet Turkish leaders as Ankara keeps close eye on moves for independent Iraqi Kurdistan.
Dubai- An independent Iraqi Kurdistan could very well be in sights.
Businessmen and traders from Iran with Iraqi Kurdistan Region's officials in Suleimaniyeh in a meeting underlined the need for widening cooperation and bilateral ties in the trade sector.
Tom Bodkin, director of Secret Compass, said, “With over 50 applicants for 12 team places, we are thrilled to launch our second 2014 expedition to Iraqi Kurdistan - which may seem an unlikely tourist hot spot for some.
Turkey and Iraqi Kurdistan signed a multi-billion-dollar energy package in late November, infuriating Baghdad which claims sole authority over oil exports and is wary of any move that could extend political autonomy in the region.
The president of Iraqi Kurdistan, Masud Barzani, says Kurds throughout the Middle East have a right to their own country, but insisted this would not be achieved through violence.

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