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What does the referendum in Northern Iraq mean for Turkey
What does the referendum in Northern Iraq mean for Turkey and the Middle East?

For Turkey, who accomplished a great deal in her fight against the PKK within domestic borders, it is unacceptable for...

Friday, September 29, 2017

The KRG s Independence Bid Spells Trouble
The KRG’s Independence Bid Spells Trouble

An independent Iraqi Kurdistan would probably lead to yet another round of conflict in Iraq’s never-ending civil war. In...

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Voting ends in KRG referendum
Voting ends in KRG referendum

A statement released by his spokesman Stephane Dujarric, highlighted that Guterres “respects the sovereignty, territorial...

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Barzani is losing his long-time ally Turkey
Barzani is losing his long-time ally, Turkey

Speaking during an interview with AHaber, Cavusoglu stated that the “Turkish army will intervene immediately if our...

Monday, September 25, 2017

Barzani ignores objections
Barzani ignores objections

Despite international opposition President of the Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) Masoud Barzani did not step back from...

Monday, September 25, 2017

UN Security Council warns against Kurdish referendum
UN Security Council warns against Kurdish referendum

In addition to President Erdogan and the US President Trump who are both in agreement that the vote should not go ahead,...

Friday, September 22, 2017

Northern Iraq proceeding to era of isolation
Northern Iraq proceeding to era of isolation

"The Secretary-General believes that any unilateral decision to hold a referendum at this time would detract from the need...

Monday, September 18, 2017

The Kurdish Quest for Independence in Iraq and its Repercussions
The Kurdish Quest for Independence in Iraq and its Repercussions for Turkey and the Region

As the referendum day is coming closer, the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) shows no sign of stepping back despite...

Saturday, September 16, 2017

US envoy demands delay of Kurdish independence poll
US envoy demands delay of Kurdish independence poll

US president's anti-Daesh coalition envoy tells Kurdish region's opposition leader to delay Sept. 25 referendum

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Kurdish leader denies plans to postpone Iraq referendum
Kurdish leader denies plans to postpone Iraq referendum

Barzani says postponement of Kurdish referendum on independence 'unlikely'

Monday, August 21, 2017

Kurd region leader meets CENTCOM chief in Iraq s Erbil
Kurd region leader meets CENTCOM chief in Iraq’s Erbil

Massoud Barzani, General Joseph Leonard Fotel discuss fight against Daesh, planned referendum on region’s independence

Friday, August 18, 2017

US state secretary calls for delay of Kurd region poll
US state secretary calls for delay of Kurd region poll

Rex Tillerson asks head of Iraq’s Kurdish region to postpone planned referendum on secession from Iraq.

Friday, August 11, 2017

Poll to achieve separation from Iraq Kurdish leader
Poll to achieve ‘separation from Iraq’: Kurdish leader

Massoud Barzani rejects calls to postpone planned referendum on Kurdish region’s separation from Baghdad.

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Mosul in Ruins Kirkuk Awaits a Similar Destiny What can
Mosul in Ruins, Kirkuk Awaits a Similar Destiny: What can Turkey do?

Turkey should give clear signals to both al-Abadi and Iran that Kirkuk is an issue that touches its national security and...

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Intra-Kurdish Approaches to the Independence Referendum in Northern Iraq
Intra-Kurdish Approaches to the Independence Referendum in Northern Iraq

The referendum and possible independence process gets even more complicated when the non-Kurdish actors –both within and...

Friday, July 7, 2017

Cooperating with Assad Could Cost the YPG
Cooperating with Assad Could Cost the YPG

Turkish authorities and Syrian rebels signaled that they will go for Manbij and it is not for sure if the Assad regime and...

Saturday, March 4, 2017

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