Peshmerga forces prevent Arabs from returning to their homes in disputed territories claimed by Erbil and Baghdad, according to Human Rights Watch.
Turkish Prime Minister Davutoglu meets with Iraqi Kurdish Regional Government PM Nechirvan Barzani in Ankara.
"They asked about my plan," as Barzani talks to Reuters: "I said, 'My plan is to change the Sykes-Picot agreement'"
Yusuf Mohammed Sadik says a referendum would be held if the northern Kurdish region were to seek independence
Displaced Sunni Arabs have borne the brunt of the restrictions. In the past, Arabs wishing to enter the region had to find a Kurd to vouch for them, but now even that is not enough to gain access for some
Iraq bars private companies from owning fixed networks transiting domestic data and anything they build is usually seized by the government.
Controlling Sinjar would put the peshmerga on three sides of Mosul, the largest city under ISIL control in northern Iraq, and allow them to gain positions for any future offensive to retake the city and nearby areas
Peshmerga spokesman Brigadier General Halgurd Hikmat confirmed that Turkish soldiers had started special forces training with peshmerga fighters in northern Iraq
Footage from the scene showed several charred vehicles and what appeared to be a blood stain on the cobbles outside the governor's office.
There are few real signs of momentum needed to bury sectarian differences and create a united force to counter ISIL in Anbar
The parliament of Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government has declared Turkmen language as one of its official languages apart from Arabic and Kurdish.
A Kurdish intelligence officer in Zumar said peshmerga forces had advanced from five directions in the early morning after coalition air strikes on ISIL positions
German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has said Germany would also "most likely" provide military training to the Kurdish militant groups.
It's claimed that US government is planning to set up a military base on the area of Herir Military Airport, in Erbil.
A 12-member ‘specialist team’ went to Iraq to train peshmerga forces, says the British Defense Ministry.
Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga fighters took control of the Rabia border crossing in a battle that began before dawn, an Iraqi Kurdish political source said.
The supplies consist of bullets that are suitable for Kalashnikov assault rifles that were confiscated by Greek port authorities.
The statement by General Amir Ali Hajizadeh appears to be the first confirmation by a named Guards official of the presence in Iraq of Soleimani
The Kurdish Regional Government in Iraq did not intervene in the release of the Turkish Consulate staff, Kurdish Regional Government PM Nechirvan Barzani said.
Everyone who is at fault with losing northern Iraqi town of Sinjar and who neglect their position will be punished, said Iraqi Kurdish president Massoud Barzani.
US Deputy U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Iraq and Iran says 'serious decisions' made on Kurdish people's future.