QRCS concludes medical convoy in Iraq

QRCS concludes medical convoy in Iraq

As part of its annual medical convoy programme, Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has concluded a medical convoy project, benefitting internally displaced people (IDPs) and Syrian refugees in Erbil, Iraq.

Qatar, US condemn killing of Turkish diplomat in Erbil

Qatar, US condemn killing of Turkish diplomat in Erbil

At least two people including a Turkish diplomat were shot dead Wednesday in a rare attack in the capital of Iraq's northern Kurdish region

Turkish diplomat, one other shot dead in Kurdish capital

Turkish diplomat, one other shot dead in Kurdish capital

At least two people including a Turkish diplomat were shot dead on Wednesday in a rare attack in the capital of Iraq's northern Kurdish region

Gunmen storm Iraqi Kurdish governor's office, one killed

Gunmen storm Iraqi Kurdish governor's office, one killed

Initial reports said two gunmen had stormed the building in Erbil in the early morning and had shot and wounded a policeman.

Qatar Airways resumes service to two Iraq cities

Qatar Airways resumes service to two Iraq cities

Qatar Airways yesterday announced that it has resumed service to Erbil and Sulaymaniyah in Iraq. The airline had suspended service to both routes in November 2017, per the Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority’s directive to all international carriers at the time.

Barzani to step down as Iraqi Kurdish leader

Barzani to step down as Iraqi Kurdish leader

"After November 1, I will no longer exercise my functions, and I reject any extension of my mandate," Massud Barzani, said in a letter read out to parliament in the Kurdish capital Erbil.

Qatar Airways suspends operations to Erbil, Sulaymaniyah

Qatar Airways suspends operations to Erbil, Sulaymaniyah

Qatar Airways has suspended its operations to Erbil and Sulaymaniyah from Friday until further notice, based on notifications received from the Iraqi Authorities.

All foreign flights to Iraqi Kurd capital to stop on Friday

All foreign flights to Iraqi Kurd capital to stop on Friday

Haider al-Abadi ordered the halt to flights serving airports in Iraqi Kurdistan in retaliation for the independence referendum held on Monday in defiance of Baghdad.

Qatar Airways to fly to Erbil 'as long as airspace open'

Qatar Airways to fly to Erbil 'as long as airspace open'

Qatar Airways will continue flying to Erbil in Kurdish northern Iraq as long as its airspace remains open, the carrier's chief executive said on Wednesday.

Hollande hopes for 'year of victory against terrorism'

Hollande hopes for 'year of victory against terrorism'

President Francois Hollande flew into Iraq on Monday and told French troops stationed there he was hoping for "a year of victory against terrorism".