While the Kurdish region of Iraq is known to be relatively stable and prosperous compared to the rest of the country, economic and political woes are pushing Kurds to take the perilous journey to Europe in large numbers.
A recent agreement between Erbil and Baghdad on the status of Sinjar region has appeared to be a tipping point for recent clashes between the PKK terrorists and the Kurdish Regional Government (KRG).
US Democrat presidential candidate Joe Biden’s controversial views on Turkey and its ‘Kurds’ are disconnected from ground realities.
Turkey's FM Mevlut Cavusoglu says what is wanted for Baltics should be wanted for Turkey after meeting in Ankara with Masrour Barzani, the PM of Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdish Regional Government.
Kurdish security officials launched manhunt operations after the break-out late on Wednesday and 15 of the 21 escaped prisoners were recaptured, two security officials said. The whereabouts of the other six remains unknown.
Edward Erickson, an American military expert, argues that the US seeks to cultivate influence in Syria by creating "Kurdish enclaves" run by anti-Turkey forces.
Every Friday is race day at the Erbil International Equestrian Club, and interest is growing as the sport gains popularity in areas controlled by the Kurdish Regional Government in northern Iraq.
Domestic quarrels and fears of a fractured nation are formidable hurdles on the path to KRG self-rule.
The leaders discussed a number of issues during their meeting, including cooperation on health, energy, trade and the fight against terrorism.
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