Senior senator says Turkey watching as decision must be made on arming Kurdish fighters in the coming battle for Raqqa.
by Natasha Ghoneim
by Birce Bora
Middle East21 Feb 2017 06:54 GMT
Pro-Kurdish HDP files application at European Court of Human Rights over arrest of its leaders, Demirtas and Yuksekdag.
Middle East18 Feb 2017 21:05 GMT
Turkish president's plan to clear Kurdish forces from Syrian city and set up a safe zone meets with Kurdish defiance.
Battle for Mosul23 Nov 2016 16:48 GMT
Tensions between KRG and Baghdad could fuel a proxy war between regional powers, analysts warn.
Iraq21 Nov 2016 16:29 GMT
For the Kurdish intelligentsia, there is far more at stake than the loss of land.
Arts & Culture21 Nov 2016 11:58 GMT
Efforts are under way to salvage what remains of old Sulaimania, once a bastion of diversity and cosmopolitanism.
Battle for Mosul18 Nov 2016 04:05 GMT
A month into Mosul push, Iraqi and Kurdish leaders offer differing views of who will control city after its recapture.
Battle for Mosul15 Nov 2016 18:35 GMT
A popsicle and a smile might not be a substitute for a psychologist, but it makes the conditions more bearable for IDP children.
Battle for Mosul14 Nov 2016 13:58 GMT
Threat of ISIL will live on even after they are pushed out of key territory, Iraqi Kurdish intelligence chief warns.
War & Conflict14 Nov 2016 12:44 GMT
Apathy and cynicism pervasive in Iraq's Kurdish region as an unending series of crises and scandals unfolds.
Inside Story13 Nov 2016 20:56 GMT
Human Rights Watch says Kurdish forces are destroying Arab homes and expanding their territory.
Battle for Mosul13 Nov 2016 11:50 GMT
Rights group accuses Iraqi Kurdish forces of unlawfully destroying Arab homes and villages in areas once ruled by ISIL.
Battle for Mosul08 Nov 2016 04:18 GMT
Freelance journalist Kosuke Tsuneoka, detained over suspected links to ISIL, was handed over to Japanese authorities.
Syria's Civil War07 Nov 2016 21:39 GMT
Turkish President Erdogan challenges US support for Kurdish fighters in operation to seize Raqqa from ISIL.
Kurds07 Nov 2016 07:46 GMT
Trade, Iranian influence and regional instability are drawing Turkey and Iraqi Kurdistan closer than ever before.
Turkey06 Nov 2016 15:57 GMT
Binali Yildirim accuses the pro-Kurdish HDP of funding terror as the party announced a partial parliamentary boycott.
by Ranj Alaaldin
by Michael Knights
by Galip Dalay
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