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

Abadi says Iraq to act soon over border areas in stand-off with Kurds

Abadi says Iraq to act soon over border areas in stand-off with Kurds

Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, seeking to up the pressure in a stand-off with Iraq's Kurdish region, said on Tuesday he would act soon over border areas under Kurdish control but predicted his government's forces would regain them without violence.

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.

Maersk Oil trio attend One Young World Summit

Maersk Oil trio attend One Young World Summit

Three Qatari female ambassadors from Maersk Oil Qatar (MOQ) have attended the sixth One Young World Summit, held recently in Bangkok, Thailand.