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Our fortnightly round-up from Iraq features the latest from the anti-corruption protests, and Tehran attempting to bolster its influence while bombing Kurds about to head to the polls.

Iran's Revolutionary Guard has said that a missile attack on Iranian Kurds in Iraq should serve as a warning for 'arrogant foreign powers'.

Iran military 'takes over mountain in Iraqi Kurdistan'

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Iran military 'takes over mountain in Iraqi Kurdistan'

The Iranian military has reportedly entered Iraqi territory and taken control of a mountain, days after it launched strikes on an Iraqi base of a Kurdish-Iranian separatist group.

Iran, Turkey up-the-ante with targeted attacks on Kurdish adversaries

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Iran, Turkey up-the-ante with targeted attacks on Kurdish adversaries

Analysis: Stepping up assassinations on foreign soil may spark unprecedented violent reactions, writes Paul Iddon.

Iran confirms missile strikes on Kurdish rebels in Iraq

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Iran confirms missile strikes on Kurdish rebels in Iraq

The KDPI is Iran's oldest Kurdish movement and has seen several of its leaders assassinated by Tehran in the past.

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Rockets hit Iran Kurd rebel headquarters in Iraq

An official from the Kurdistan Democratic Party of Iran blamed Tehran for the attack.

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Erdogan visits Iran in sign of warming ties

Erdogan visited Iran on Wednesday in a sign of warming ties between the two neighbours, who support rival camps in Syria but both oppose the ...

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Kurdish rebels, Iranian Guards killed near Iraqi border

Eleven Kurdish rebels and three of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards were killed in clashes near the Iraqi border.

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