• The Latest: US military downplays fighting in Iraq’s Kirkuk

    KIRKUK, Iraq (AP) — The Latest on Iraq, where federal forces have moved into the disputed northern city of Kirkuk as Kurdish forces have pulled out (all times local):

  • Iraqi forces enter territory disputed with Kurds

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi federal forces entered disputed territory held by Kurds early Monday, seeking to end a nearly month-old political fight over areas taken under control by Kurdish militias three years ago to defend the oil city of Kirkuk against the Islamic State group.

  • The Latest: Iraq media say troops enter area held by Kurds

    BAGHDAD (AP) — The latest on Iraqi government’s move to take control of disputed territories held by Iraqi Kurds outside their autonomous region (all times local):