Kirkuk governor Najmiddin Karim refuses to lower Kurdish flag despite court ruling

Najmiddin Karim, the governor of Iraq’s northern province of Kirkuk The governor of Iraq’s northern oil-rich province of Kirkuk has declined to lower the flag of the semi-autonomous Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) fluttering over public places in the face of a court ruling to replace the flag with the national Iraqi one. “There is no constitutional article banning […]

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