Iraq's parliament voted on Thursday to sack the governor of oil-rich Kirkuk over his decision for the northern province to vote in a Kurdish independence referendum opposed by Baghdad.
The referendum is scheduled for September 25 and millions of Kurds are urged to vote for or against the independence of the Kurdistan Autonomous Region of Iraq.
Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi asked the Iraqi parliament on Thursday to hold a vote on removing the governor of Kirkuk from office, the parliamentary speaker's office said.
The referendum for the independence of the Kurdish region in Iraq is a "historic mistake", Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag has stated, warning that there will be a price and repercussions if this is going to happen.
Safeen Dizayee, a spokesman for the Kurdish regional government in Iraq, did not respond directly to Netanyahu's comments, but appeared to welcome them.
The neighboring countries of Turkey, Iran and Syria also feel that the move would threaten their territorial integrity, as large numbers of Kurdish population live in those countries.
Baghdad has repeatedly criticized the move and the Iraqi Parliament has already voted against the referendum.
The Kurdish presidency said the autonomous region's political leaders would study the proposal, without giving details.
Jaafari said the worldwide community must offer financial and other support to Iraq for the rebuilding of Mosul and other cities retaken from Islamic State.
Netanyahu said in a statement that Israel still considers the Turkey-based Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) a terrorist group but "supports the legitimate efforts of the Kurdish people to achieve their own state".
Kurds have sought an independent state since at least the end of World War One, when colonial powers divided up the Middle East after the collapse of the multi-ethnic Ottoman Empire.
Iraqi neighbors - Turkey, Iran and Syria - oppose the referendum, fearing that it could fuel separatist moods among their own Kurdish minorities.
Gujarat is also setting up a second Japanese Industrial Park as Modi's home state decks up to host PM Shinzo Abe . Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe reached Ahmedabad on Wednesday evening.
Harvey struck the US oil hub of Texas two weeks ago, knocking out a quarter of the nation's refineries. Expectations for a hefty weekly rise in US crude-oil supplies limited the price rise for oil, however.
It made me realize this is a business and anyone other than LeBron James and Kevin Durant and those kinds of guys can be traded. Thomas will be the starting point guard for the Cavs next season, and he should benefit from playing alongside James .
Like Apple's own design aesthetic, the upcoming laptop features a thin industrial bezel and an overall sleek form factor. The new Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro comes with an Intel core i7 processor and the laptop comes with up to 16GB of RAM.
Unidentified security officials told Reuters that the attack took place near Arish, the capital of North Sinai province. Egypt has been suffering from a spike in terrorist attacks targeting civilians in the mainland over the past year.
She was one of four US women in the quarterfinals at Flushing Meadows, the most since five made it that far 15 years ago. She had an operation in January, and while forced to stay away from her sport, she found a new appreciation for it.
Janet Jackson performs the opening night of her State Of The World tour at the Cajundome in Lafayette, LA on September 7, 2017. Meanwhile, she's going through a divorce from his father, Wissam Al Mana , after five years of marriage.
Defensively, Michigan football yields 17.0 points and 192.0 total yards per game, 181.0 in passing and 11.0 in rushing. Rudolph broke Brandon Weeden's mark of 9,260 yards it late in the second quarter, and finished the night with 9,352.
You know they happen theoretically, but the chances of seeing the most extraordinary weather phenomena are slim to none. The person who took the video is seen walking along the dry ocean floor which is covered in large shells.
There have been claims that there was indeed a collusion between Moscow and the heated up campaign of President Donald Trump. The company said it found another $50,000 spent on around 2,200 ads that might be politically motivated.
Getting away from this AI tech focus, the Kirin 970 delivers other enhancements compared to its predecessors and competitors. Chinese phone and chip designer Huawei unveiled its first artificial intelligence (AI) smartphone chipset , the Kirin 970 .
Nomar Mazara had a two-run homer in the nightcap for Texas, which won the first game 12-8 behind four hits from Elvis Andrus. Indians manager Terry Francona said he noticed nothing out of the ordinary when his team played the Red Sox .
China has opposed deployment of THAAD, saying its powerful radar can probe deep into its territory, undermining its security. Russian Federation shares the concerns voiced by China on the plans to deploy the THAAD system in South Korea, he noted.
Meanwhile, Karnataka Home Minister Ramalinga Reddy said, there were around three CCTV cameras, we will examine the footage. The Editors Guild of India "strongly condemned" the murder of Lankesh and called for a judicial probe into the incident.
Rapoport said Johnson is getting more opinions on the injury but could be a candidate for the Cardinals' injured reserve list. In a radio interview after his press conference, Arians explained a bit more: "He wants to find a way to play".
After surrendering 97 yards to Auburn (1-1) in the first half, Clemson's defense allowed only 20 yards in the final 30 minutes. Malzahn said after the game that his team needs to get better at the run game, but it looked almost impossible.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday arrived New Delhi after concluding his first bilateral visit to Myanmar. He added that it is important for both the nations to work together as they both share similar security concerns.
The Spokane Sheriff's Office is expected to provide more information at a news conference sometime on Wednesday afternoon. Spokane schools says all public schools in the area have been placed in a full lock-down as a precautionary measure.
Apple also announced that high-resolution 4K movies from its iTunes stores will carry no premium over the existing 1080p content. Amazon is also said to be building a 4K version of its Fire TV Stick, which would probably sell somewhere around the $40 range.
Gal Gadot will also reprise her role in the sequel which is expected to be released in theaters on December 13, 2019 . Wonder Woman has eclipsed $800 million at the global box office, and Jenkins was paid $1 million for that job.
In addition, New Jersey National Guard members are being deployed to Florida to help with the storm's impact. Soldiers said their focus is on humanitarian efforts, medical evacuations, triage and patient transfers.
With Williams serving and the set tied, 5-5, Stephens stepped up. "In the end, she ended up winning more points than I did". I know if it was the other way around she would do the same for me. "I just worked my tail off".
If the offensive line can open up some holes and get decent protection for Fromm, then this should be Georgia's game to lose. App State junior running back Jalin Moore added 38 yards on 13 carries and made a career-high four catches for 34 yards.
The depression is forecast to strengthen into a tropical storm within the next day or so, and it will receive the name Katia. Tropical Storm Jose was moving west and was about 1,135 miles east of the Lesser Antilles.
But in NY , a loss would mean a much longer lens to view her next Slam opportunity, the Aussie Open, which is five months away. On Sunday, Muguruza jumped out to a 4-1 lead in the opening set and earned three break points for a chance to go up 5-1.
He retired from the IAS and was elected as an Independent member of the Kerala Assembly from Kanjirappally from 2006 to 2011. Alphons Kannanthanam started his political career as independent MLA with Left support.