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Greek advisor: Kurdistan is the future of the Middle East

Greek advisor: Kurdistan is the future of the Middle East - Rûdaw

As Islamic State withers, the alliance against it is fraying

The Economist - 2017-09-01 22:08
DOWN the Euphrates river, halfway between Deir ez-Zor and Syria’s border with Iraq, lies Dura Europos, an ancient metropolis where the Parthians of Persia sparred with the Roman Empire for control of the Middle East. History, it seems, is repeating itsel ...

Netanyahu to congressmen: Kurds should have their state

Waar Media - 2017-08-14 14:31
WAAR-DUHOK: Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu met with 33 Republican congressmen on Thursday and expressed his support for the birth of a new Kurdish state in the Middle East. In the meeting, Netanyahu told the delegation of US members of Congr ...

Iran, Russia, Turkey plan stabilizing Syria: Deputy FM

KurdPress - 2017-08-06 11:23
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister and Special Presidential Representative for the Middle East and Africa Mikhail Bogdanov said creating safe zones in Syria will 'reduce tensions' and 'curb terrorist activities'. ...

British Minister hails Iran status

KurdPress - 2017-08-05 11:10
British Minister for the Middle East and North Africa Alistair Burt hailed Iran's status and urged Tehran and London to maintain cooperation to overcome possible obstacles. ...

Coalitions Forces Strike IS Fort West of Kirkuk

BAS News - 2017-08-04 08:55
ERBIL— Dozens of Islamic State (IS) militants were killed in an air raid against an IS fort west of Kirkuk Thursday. A press release by the Peshmerga forces in Western Kirkuk Battlefield indicated that the airstrike was carried out by coalition warplanes ...

Pressuring Qatar: What Happens in the Gulf Doesn’t Stay in the Gulf

International Crisis Group - 2017-07-20 21:11
The rift between Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates shows no sign of abating, at a time when the Middle East is increasingly polarised. In this excerpt from the Watch List 2017 – Second Update early warning report for European policy makers ...

Suicide a man 56 years old from the city of Divandareh from east Kurdistan

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-07-10 15:06
According to a report from the Kurdistan Human Rights Association, on Saturday 8 July 2017, a man 56 years in the city of Divandareh from east Kurdistan named is(A,M) terminated his life due to family differences. It should be noted that in eastern Kurdis ...