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Iraqi forces launch extensive operation against Kurds

The Iraqi forces have launched an extensive operation in an attempt to regain control over the Kurdish-held Kirkuk region. Washington has expressed strong opposition...

Turkish special forces to set up observation posts in Idlib for military exercise

Turkish commando forces have entered into northern Syria over the past few hours, where they are expected to set up observation posts in accordance...

Iraqi government reportedly threatening Kurdish-held oil city

Media outlets in Iraq reported that the Kurds have deployed about 6,000 soldiers in Kirkuk for fear of an Iraqi government attack. ...

Op-Ed: Kirkuk, a waiting volcano

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Erdogan vows to seal off northern Iraq in response to Kurdish independence vote

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan announced Thursday that he plans to take additional steps following the Kurdish independence referendum. After already banning all flights...

Khamenei accuses US of trying to create ‘second Israel’ in Middle East

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei harshly condemned the Kurdish independence referendum in northern Iraq, saying that the vote was a plot by the US...

Op-Ed: Israel supports Kurdistan’s independence, but what’s next?

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First non-Arab, Kurdish Iraqi president passed away

Today, former Iraqi President and Kurdish leader Jalal Talabani passed away at the age of 83. Talabani was the country’s first non-Arab and Kurdish...

Netanyahu denies claims of Israeli involvement in Iraqi Kurdistan’s independence vote

During this week’s government meeting, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu responded to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s claims that the Mossad was involved in...

Erdogan accuses Israel’s Mossad of being involved in Iraqi Kurds’ independence vote

Turkey’s president stated during a speech last night that the Israeli Mossad intelligence agency was involved in Iraqi Kurdistan’s independence referendum. The Turkish leader...