Kurdish Independence

Barzani Back in Turkey Towards Re-building Relations
Barzani Back in Turkey: Towards Re-building Relations?

The KRG is also not happy with the presence of the PKK in its region. As PM Barzani stated 5 days before his official...

Saturday, July 14, 2018

Will Turkey's cooperation with Iran last
Will Turkey's cooperation with Iran last?

Turkey's cooperation with Iran in Iraq and Syria will likely set new developments in motion across the Middle East

Monday, October 9, 2017

Post-referendum Iraq already in crisis
Post-referendum Iraq: already in crisis

MP Asma al-Moussawi also called on the Iraqi government to take action against Kurdish officials as she claimed that...

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Turkish parties in unity against referendum
Turkish parties in unity against referendum

While Turkey had already started its military maneuvers in the southeastern Silopi region on September 18, a week ahead of...

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

KRG referendum A dangerous precedent with consequences
KRG referendum: A dangerous precedent with consequences

The Kurdish leadership in Irbil is endangering the political and economic interests of their own people by going for the...

Tuesday, September 26, 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

Kurdish referendum to engender further instability
Kurdish referendum to engender further instability

Barzani stated that “Baghdad has failed to provide alternative solutions,” so therefore “we will sit at a negotiating...

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Iraqi parliament removes Kirkuk s governor from office
Iraqi parliament removes Kirkuk’s governor from office

Voting process initiated upon Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi's request

Friday, September 15, 2017

Turkey Protest at funeral condemned by presidency
Turkey: Protest at funeral condemned by presidency

Respect for the dead is fundamental element of our faith and civilization, says presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin

Friday, September 15, 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 UN envoy discuss upcoming regional poll
Kurdish leader, UN envoy discuss upcoming regional poll

Masoud Barzani reiterates government’s commitment to holding planned referendum on Kurdish regional independence

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Iraq's changing political landscape
Iraq's changing political landscape

In differing ways, Iraq's political elite is trying to capitalize upon nationalist narratives

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