Tehran’s political and military involvement in Syria and Iraq have helped to turn their state structures upside-down.
The first order of business between the Biden administration and Ankara should be a mutual and honest assessment of critical events.
While protests have occasionally hit the Kurdish region since 2015, the latest demonstrations have been more intense.
"We are waiting for the Sinjar Agreement to be implemented, but it has not yet been applied," Prime Minister of Kurdish Regional Government of Iraq Masrour Barzani says.
The US-listed terror group attacked Peshmerga forces in Iraq's Duhok province Wednesday morning, killing one and injuring two others.
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).
Kurdish Regional Government Cabinet Spokesman Sefin Dizayi reiterated the call for the PKK to leave Sinjar district in Mosul province.
Kirkuk Governor Saeed al Jabouri is calling for calm after Iraqi security forces dispersed a rally on Tuesday by supporters of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) after the latter began waving KRG flags.
The prime minister of Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdish region says it is unacceptable that the PKK uses some areas as a base to attack Turkey and Iran.
A poor economy, political instability and insecurity in Iraq's Kurdish Regional Government persist ahead of Iraq's national parliamentary election on May 12.
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.
Iraq's northern city of Kirkuk becomes a disputed area as the local provincial council decides to conduct a referendum on its status.
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