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Shida al-Amin
The city of Kirkuk, and the governorate in general, is set to become the arena of a new political confrontation. The nature of this confrontation...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
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Yazan al-Saadi
Over the course of the past decade, Iraqi Kurdistan, also known as South Kurdistan, has been pushing harder for secession from Iraq and forming an...
Saturday, July 19, 2014
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The president of Iraq's autonomous Kurdish north asked the region's parliament on Thursday to prepare the way for a referendum on independence,...
Thursday, July 3, 2014
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Youssef Sheikho
Qamishli – Amidst the escalation in fighting between Islamist extremists and Kurds on more than one front, the Kurdish National Council in Syria...
Thursday, August 22, 2013
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Elie Chalhoub
The current wave of bombings in Iraq, which took hundreds of lives in just a few days, seems to be more closely related to what is happening on its...
Thursday, May 23, 2013
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