Kurdistan

  • Iraqi Kurds wave flags of Iraqi Kurdistan during a demonstration

    Kurdistan region in Iraq goes to polls a year after independence vote

    By SETH J. FRANTZMAN

  • A Kurdish Peshmerga fighter looks down the road to Makhmur

    A year after referendum, Kurds in Iraq face Iran and US powerbrokers

    By SETH J. FRANTZMAN

  • Ungovernable Iraq: Baghdad can’t form a government months after election

    By SETH J. FRANTZMAN

  • Yazidi leader killed in air strike by Turkey four years after genocide

    By SETH J. FRANTZMAN

  • Report: Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces meet with Syrian government

    By REUTERS

  • Kurdish PDKI members on patrol near the Iran-Iraq border last year.

    Three Kurdish groups in Iran are now fighting the IRGC

    By SETH J. FRANTZMAN

  • Hezbollah fighters stand near military tanks in Western Qalamoun, Syria

    Analysis: Can the Islamic State be defeated?

    By SETH J. FRANTZMAN

  • Muqtada al-Sadr

    How Iraq's new PM could upend 15 years of U.S. Iraq policy

    By SETH J. FRANTZMAN

  • Kurds in Iraq adrift after Iraqi election

    By SETH J. FRANTZMAN

  • Analysis: Why Iraq’s election matters

    By SETH J. FRANTZMAN