Passengers arrive at Arbil airport, in the capital of Iraq's autonomous northern Kurdish region, on September 28, 2017.AFP / SAFIN HAMED
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Iraq Monday authorized foreigners stranded in Iraqi Kurdistan after an international flight ban to leave the country via Baghdad despite not having a federal visa.Foreigners who had entered the northern autonomous region on regional visas not recognized by Baghdad could previously not travel to other parts of Iraq.A Kurdish official said, following tensions over the Kurds' vote, Iranian and Iraqi forces staged joint military exercises Monday near the border with Iraq's autonomous Kurdistan region.
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