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Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan addresses members of parliament from his ruling AK Party (AKP)
Turkey’s Syria gambit show U.S. responds to threats and strength

Ankara deployed military forces and boasted that it would soon launch a military attack.

A KURDISH peshmerga soldier stands at a lookout near Bashiqa in northern Iraq
Iraq’s Kurdish region alarmed by U.S. withdrawal

Discussions to try and soften Ankara’s stance, dilute PKK role in eastern Syria came to naught.

Kurdistan
Traveler in Kurdistan

Pointing a lens at one of the Middle East’s least understood groups.

By ARIEL DOMINIQUE HENDELMAN
08/12/2016
Kurdish peshmerga forces on the way to Mosul
What is preventing Kurdish independence?

If Kurds find a way to be a key US ally against Iran, the situation might change radically.

By FUAD SHAHBAZOV
19/11/2016
Turkish Kurds
Iran: Dictatorship inside, instability outside

we believe there is a strategic convergence between the interests of nations inside Iran and the region’s main actors that can bring a new order to the Middle East.

By MUSTAFA HIJRI
30/06/2016
Syrian Kurds from Kobani walk to the border fences as seen from the Turkish border town of Suruc
Kurdistan’s economic woes

Salaries for the Peshmerga is not the only vital area where funds have gone dry.

By GLENN FIELD
09/04/2016
Kurdistan Freedom Party
A world against ISIS

All the countries on both sides of World War II have been united by a common scourge.

ISIS Yazidis
Those who face death: The kinship between Kurds and Israelis

From the security offices of Kirkuk to the front lines against Islamic State and the devastation left behind at Shingal, Peshmerga fighters remain stalwart in their battle against terrorist elements.

Yazidi Iraq
A look into the life of the Mount Sinjar Yazidis, one year post Islamic State siege

For the Yazidis, life has become a nightmare.

By AVA HOMA
28/09/2015
Gill Rosenberg
Israeli-Canadian woman who went to Kurdistan to fight ISIS, returns to Iraq to work with embattled charity

Rosenberg, 31, who made international news late last year when she traveled to Kurdistan denies CYCI claim that she is part of the group.

01/09/2015
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