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Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan attends a meeting of his ruling AK Party via video link in Ankara,

Radicalization of Turkey's schoolbooks shows Erdoğan's grip on power increasing

"The real meaning of jihad is loving our country, homeland and to act accordingly in order to achieve national unity and togetherness."

Was Iran behind attack on US forces in Iraq’s Erbil?

Erbil is the capital of the autonomous Kurdistan region of Iraq. US forces have concentrated there after withdrawing from a half-dozen places across Iraq in 2020.

Telling the forgotten story of Osnat Barzani, first female rabbi

Osnat was born in Kurdistan in 1590. Her story is an astounding one.

By LIOR ZALTZMAN/JTA
11/02/2021

Great expectations: The Kurds of Iraq and President Biden - opinion

What can the Kurds of Iraq expect from the Biden administration?

20/01/2021
Iraqi Kurds wave flags of Iraqi Kurdistan during a demonstration

From Afrin to Kirkuk, Kurds suffered grievously under Trump - analysis

In January 2020 Trump ordered the killing of Muhandis and Soleimani, more than two years after the US had not heeded the warning of Erbil about their advance on Kirkuk.

'Israel, the West must stand with persecuted people' - Bernard Henri Lévy

The French philosopher looks at the Kurds’ plight, emerging Jerusalem-Ankara ties, America’s global role and Israel’s momentous new relations with Morocco and the Gulf

How US-Iran tensions have destabilized the most stable region of Iraq

Iraqi Kurdistan has had good relations with the US and the West since its inception.

By FARHANG FARAYDOON NAMDAR
19/12/2020
KURDISH FEMALE fighters of the Women’s Protection Unit (YPJ) take part in a military parade as they

Turkey-backed fighters clash with Kurdish forces in north Syria town

A rebel source with the Turkey-backed National Army said the faction seized some farmland after mounting an attack at the edge of the town.

By REUTERS
18/12/2020
Murat Karayilan, PKK military commander

Kurdish PKK leader tells ‘Post’ of ‘peaceful struggle’ against Turkey

As the commander of an ongoing insurgency, he rarely speaks with journalists.

By HADEEL OUEIS , JONATHAN SPYER
27/11/2020
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