Arab Israeli Conflict
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The fact that Israel supported the referendum was a decisive factor in the Palestinians’ opposition.
Israel's backing of an independent Kurdistan has brought it into the center of the debate raging across the Middle East.
Historic plans for a Kurdish referendum on September 25 are going forward in Iraq.
In a televised address, Barzani said the "yes" vote had won and he called on Iraq's central government in Baghdad to engage in "serious dialogue."
Israel is the only nation to publicly support the Kurdish independence referendum.
By REUTERS,JPOST.COM STAFF
A meaningless vote manufactures its own meaning. No regional or international actor except Israel has supported the referendum.
By NICK ASHDOWN/THE MEDIA LINE
Kurdistan must take responsibility for its own independence.
By DAVAN YAHYA KHALIL
News website in Turkey spreads concocted tales as other Muslim countries follow suit.
By RACHEL AVRAHAM
Israel is the only real democracy in the Middle East, a country that defends Western Christian-Jewish culture, democracy, human dignity and humanism, but is criticized nevertheless.
By MAKVAN KASHEIKAL
As a result, the Kurds lost the ability to sell Kirkuk oil.
The Kurdistan Regional Government gained relative independence in 1991, in the wake of the First Gulf War.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
In Iraq’s Kurdistan, authorities of the semi-autonomous Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) allowed masses to rally as they were holding the Israeli flag.
By CENG SAGNIC
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