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Iraqi peshmerga fighters cross into Kobane
Ten vehicles carrying Kurdish peshmerga fighters, armed with heavy weapons, push into the ISIL-besieged border town.
Last updated: 01 Nov 2014 06:05 GMT
'Our priority is to arm the Peshmerga'
Kurds plead for more weapons to take on ISIL amid tensions with Baghdad over the role of the Peshmerga.
Last updated: 28 Oct 2014 10:08 GMT
Kurds issue call to arms against ISIL
Peshmerga forces say the lack the necessary training, expertise and weaponry to deal with ISIL.
Last updated: 21 Sep 2014 03:32 GMT
Kurdish rivals unite to fight Islamic State
PKK forces have joined the fighting in Iraq, a move some say could boost tension between Turkey and Iraqi Kurds.
Wladimir van Wilgenburg
Last updated: 16 Aug 2014 08:38 GMT
West mobilises Iraq aid as US raids continue
US jets strike Islamic State positions in Iraq's north, as UK and France spearhead aid delivery to stranded civilians.
Last updated: 10 Aug 2014 16:06 GMT
Kurdish forces eye Islamic State showdown
Islamic State group advances in Sinjar have raised concerns about the Peshmerga's ability to take on the fighters.
Last updated: 07 Aug 2014 08:24 GMT
Iraq divided over control of Kirkuk
Baghdad has accused the Kurdistan Regional Government of using the chaos in Iraq to seize control of the disputed city.
Last updated: 11 Jul 2014 12:14 GMT
Mission accomplished for Big Oil?
Most Iraqis feel strongly that the country’s oil reserves should be developed to benefit them, not foreign energy firms.
Last updated: 31 Aug 2012 06:21 GMT
Kidnapping stokes fears in Iraqi Kurdistan
Despite relative safety and prosperity of semi-autonomous northern region, some ethnic minorities want the US to remain.
Last updated: 16 Dec 2011 08:04 GMT
The Peshmerga of Iraq
Inside Iraq looks at the role of the Peshmerga and charges of corruption and torture.
Last updated: 01 Mar 2008 10:52 GMT
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