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Four continents. Six months. 130 million girls.

Malala - 2017-10-16 22:13
Before beginning university, Malala travelled to North America, the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America on her #GirlPowerTrip. Malala at a camp for Mosul evacuees in Iraqi-Kurdistan. (Credit: Malin Fezehai for Malala Fund)Malala’s journey took her to ...

Put Iran back on the defensive

Roji Kurd - 2017-10-15 00:06
Israeli support for the 2015 nuclear deal, which empowered Iran and allowed it to deepen its grip in the Middle East and become a bigger threat to Israel, is puzzling • The U.S. decertifying the deal could defer war on Israel’s northern border. Amnon Lord ...

Can Russia claim ‘victory’ in the Middle East?

E-Kurd - 2017-10-14 19:35
Chiman Salih | Ekurd.net The escalating Russian involvement in the Middle East in recent years has been characterised by the Kremlin’s signing of important bilateral defense and economic agreements with the region’s various conflicting parties – Syria, I ...

Video: Kurdish referendum 2017 in 60 seconds, Michael Rubin

E-Kurd - 2017-10-14 19:35
WASHINGTON,— Kurdistan Region might vote on independence from Iraq on September 25th, 2017. What will it mean for the Middle East and the United States? AEI resident scholar Michael Rubin explains. Michael Rubin is a former Pentagon official whose major ...

Iran’s power over ethnic minorities weakens with Kurdish referendum

Roji Kurd - 2017-10-09 00:02
The recent Kurdish referendum in Iraq may have wide-reaching repercussions that are of great importance when considering the future of the Middle East. Experts have surmised that Iran will be the most affected in the aftermath of this referendum, as Iran ...

Al-Mustafa international University: Globalization of Shiism

Roji Kurd - 2017-10-08 00:01
Shia in Iran and in other parts of the Middle East have some important common factors such as religious identity, sectarian rituals and culture, as well as the family bonds. Historically, the majority of the prominent Shia clerics are from Iranian origins ...

Ahwaz is the Middle East’s linchpin to international relations

Roji Kurd - 2017-10-06 00:03
The world is witnessing profound transformations related to the nature of international relations. In light of a heightened prevalence of terrorism across the globe, international security has become increasingly threatened. The fluctuating landscape of i ...

THY, Erbil'e geri mi dönecek?

Sputnik - 2017-10-04 02:01
Erbil Ticaret ve Sanayi Odası Başkanı Dr. Dara Celil Heyyat, Irak Kürt Bölgesel Yönetimi'ne (IKBY) uçuşları durduran Türk Hava Yolları (THY) ve Lübnan havayolu şirketi Middle East Airways gibi şirketlerin birkaç gün içinde uçuşlara başlayabileceğini söyle ...

Uçuş yasağı kalkıyor; Bağdat da karayolunu bugün açtı

ZERnews - 2017-10-03 15:59
Erbil Ticaret ve Sanayi Odası Başkanı Dr. Dara Celil Heyyat, uçuşları durduran THY (Türk Hava Yolları) ve Lübnan'a ait Middle East Airways gibi şirketlerin birkaç gün içinde uçuşlara başlayabileceğini bildirdi.Voice Of America’nın haberine göre Celil Hey ...

Kurdish Independence Aspirations Raise

Roji Kurd - 2017-10-02 00:02
By Edmond Y. Azadian The Kurdish issue is one of the most intricate political jigsaw puzzles for anyone to fully comprehend, let alone solve. The Kurds are spread throughout the Middle East, causing problems to host countries and in return, they are being ...

Hezbollah says Kurdish vote a step toward wider Mideast partition

Reuters - 2017-09-30 22:52
BEIRUT (Reuters) - The powerful Lebanese group Hezbollah said on Saturday that an Iraqi Kurdish independence vote marked a first step toward the partition of the Middle East, warning that this would lead to "internal wars" and must be opposed. ...

Gazprom Neft, Kürdistan'daki petrol projesinden vazgeçti

Ufkumuz Haber - 2017-09-29 03:04
Gazprom Neft, Kürdistan'daki petrol projesinden vazgeçtiGazprom'un iştiraki Gazprom Neft Middle East Genel Müdürü Sergey Petrov, Kürdistan'nın Halepçe ilinde petrol kuyusunu açma projesinden vazgeçtiklerini söyledi. ...

Gazprom Neft, IKBY'deki petrol projesinden vazgeçti

Sputnik - 2017-09-29 02:02
Gazprom'un iştiraki Gazprom Neft Middle East Genel Müdürü Sergey Petrov, Irak Kürt Bölgesel Yönetimi'ndeki (IKBY) Halepçe petrol kuyusunu açma projesinden vazgeçtiklerini söyledi. ...

Kurds vote in controversial referendum

CNN - 2017-09-28 17:56
Iraqi Kurds have voted overwhelmingly in favor of declaring independence from Iraq in a historic and controversial referendum that could have wide-ranging implications for the Middle East. ...

Muslim: we would resist any attack on Başûr

ANHA - 2017-09-26 14:45
The co-chair of the Democratic Union Party (PYD) Saleh Muslim stated to the Middle East Newspaper that People Protection Unites (YPG) would stand beside the Kurdish people in Başûr (South of Kurdistan) if an attack happened. ...

Iraqi Kurdish vote latest in series of de facto breaks

FOX News - 2017-09-26 09:17
The Iraqi Kurds' independence referendum that was just held could mean further instability in the Middle East, where formal borders have remained in place for decades but recent conflicts have resulted in several de facto partitions. ...

Kurdish Official Responds to Maliki’s Statement Against Kurdistan

BAS News - 2017-09-18 12:02
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament’s Deputy Speaker, Jaafer Emniki, strongly responded to the recent statement of Iraqi VP Nouri al-Maliki who has said they would not allow a “second Israel” to be created in the Middle East, in reference to Kurdistan Re ...

Independent Kurdistan Would Enhance Stability: Israeli Official

BAS News - 2017-09-13 00:19
ERBIL — An independent Kurdistan would contribute to stability in the Middle East, an Israeli official said during a conference in Washington on Tuesday. Former Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) Major General Yair Gola ...

Iraq’s Kurds Have Earned Their Right to Independence

Roji Kurd - 2017-09-13 00:05
The U.S. should offer full-throated support, not a quibble over timing. By: Eli Lak Consider the plight of an ethnic group seeking self-determination in the Middle East. Its leaders have renounced terrorism. Their militias fight alongside U.S. soldiers. W ...
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