Recent skirmishes in Kurdish region between PKK fighters and Peshmerga soldiers heighten fears of full-scale conflict.
Zhelwan Z Wali
Based in Iraqi Kurdistan's capital Erbil, Wali holds a Master's degree in political science, and has worked as a journalist since 2014. He specializes... in Iraqi and Kurdish political and economic affairs. Wali has reported on refugee issues and the ISIL (ISIS) conflict.