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Iraqi parliament speaker unveils new political party
Iraqi parliament speaker unveils new political party

The launch of a new political party headed by Iraqi Parliament Speaker Salim al-Jubouri was announced on Friday in capital...

Friday, August 18, 2017

Iraqi court overrides Kirkuk council decision on flag
Iraqi court overrides Kirkuk council decision on flag

In March, Kirkuk provincial council voted in favor of raising Kurdish regional flag outside city’s public institutions

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Seeking Independence in Northern Iraq An Interview with Hemin Hawrami
Seeking Independence in Northern Iraq, An Interview with Hemin Hawrami

Questions linger about the timing of the Independence referendum to be held in Northern Iraq on September 25, and how the...

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Kirkuk Turkmen cry foul in advance of Kurd region poll
Kirkuk Turkmen cry foul in advance of Kurd region poll

Turkmen Front complains of intimidation in run-up to planned referendum on region’s secession from Iraq.

Friday, August 11, 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

Breaking Myths Arab-Turkish Interaction and the Syrian War
Breaking Myths: Arab-Turkish Interaction and the Syrian War

It seems there are some coincidences which suggest hope lies in the future for Turkey and the people of the region....

Friday, May 12, 2017

National Reconciliation in Iraq Opportunities and Challenges
National Reconciliation in Iraq: Opportunities and Challenges

Iraq has a chance to achieve a much needed national reconciliation, if political groups exhibit a true will to do so and...

Friday, February 24, 2017

As Washington looks to divide the Middle East Turkey pins
As Washington looks to divide the Middle East, Turkey pins Hopes on Democracy

As Washington seeks to leave a fragmented Syria and Iraq, Turkey, facing grave security threats emanating from that very...

Thursday, November 10, 2016

DAESH after Mosul
DAESH after Mosul

The belief that DAESH will face major transformations and will begin its downward spiral is very optimistic. To talk about...

Saturday, November 12, 2016

ISIL Horror and Terror Revisited
ISIL: Horror and Terror Revisited

ISIL is a modern phenomenon and it is in many ways not different from fascism or communism which for a great part defined...

Friday, February 26, 2016

Why November 13th can not and should not become a
Why “November 13th” can not and should not become a French “9/11”

Donald Trump’s recent call to block all Muslim Foreigners from entering the United States is a disturbing sign that...

Monday, February 15, 2016

Car bombings kill 50 people across Iraq
Car bombings kill 50 people across Iraq

Three car bomb attacks kill at least 50 and injure dozens of others in Iraq. A series of car bombings across Iraq...

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Local election results in Iraq would give an idea for 2014

The 2013 local elections in Iraq give an idea about the general elections to be held in 2014 in terms of both the results...

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

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