Both before and during the aerial bombardment of Taleban strongholds, I conducted phone interviews in Dari with fixed line
Erdogan's crackdown on political rivals coupled with a disproportionate number of bombings at Kurdish rallies and other parties makes you wonder what's really going on.
An aide to Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee who voted against the measure
Rahman made a frank public admission that the Iraqi Kurdish forces -- hailed as heroes in the West -- could have done better
How do you delve beneath the surface of a protracted, brutal conflict -- one that involves Syria, Iraq, Islamic State militants
One of the main prerequisites to defeating ISIS in Iraq is to determine the political future of Sunni Iraqis. The Sunnis are not prepared to make all the needed sacrifices only to benefit the Shiite government in Baghdad, which they reject and despise even more than ISIS. The Obama administration must begin, concurrently with the fight against ISIS, to negotiate the future status of the Sunni Iraqis.
WASHINGTON -- A December 2014 oil agreement struck between Iraq's central government and the country's autonomous Kurdish
But the threat from the Islamic State has forced changes in political calculations across the region, and analysts have suggested
"[Dakhil] said that in Yazidi oral history -- it's an oral tradition -- there have been 73 episodes of genocide. But there's
The Iraqi Kurdish leader added that his region -- which is rich in oil but has faced budget difficulties because of squabbles
The Kurdish statement said the car bombing attempt happened on a highway between Mosul and the Syrian border. A Kurdish security
The Syrian Kurds would also probably dislike Paul's vision because it would require that Kurds "give up any claim to Turkish
The ongoing confusion about who knew of the Mosul details and who approved their release has given critics two equally powerful
"We've been trying to get them off this Tier 3 for a few years," a State Department official told The Huffington Post. "There's
The recognition by the US of the Kurds in Syrian-occupied Kurdistan as an ally against ISIS is a positive step but must be followed by US recognition of the Kurds in Syria and elsewhere as an oppressed people with legitimate national rights and aspirations.
Kurdish Soccer Team Sparks Swedish FA Ire Over Battle for Kobani, Sparks Debate on What Is Politics?
The dispute over the nature of Dalkurd's support for Kobani raises the question of what the border line is, if there is one, between humanitarian and political aid to groups in distress as a result of conflict as well as the double standards applied by some Western nations.