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Kurds deny seeking Israel’s assistance in separation from Iraq – Middle East Monitor

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Erdoğan: Kudüs için dayanışma çağrısı yaptı

ZERnews - 2017-08-21 12:03
Kudüs Haberleri - ZERnews: Türkiye Cumhurbaşkanı Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, İslam dünyasına Kudüs için dayanışma çağrısı yaptı."Ürdün'ün Kudüs'teki kutsal mekanların korunmasına ilişkin rolüne önem verdiğimizi özellikle belirtmek isterim." diyen Erdoğan "Ürdü ...

IS Leader of Gulala Killed by Peshmerga in Diyala, Eastern Iraq

BAS News - 2017-08-16 15:16
DIYALA — Peshmerga forces raided a hideout of the Islamic State (IS) militants in northern Diyala province on Wednesday, killing an IS leader responsible for the group’s activities in Gulala, northern Diyala province. After they were informed by the inte ...

Israel’s Netanyahu in Favour of Kurdistan’s Statehood: Report

BAS News - 2017-08-14 00:10
ERBIL — Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has expressed his “positive attitude” towards an independent state of Kurdistan as the Kurds are preparing for a referendum to secede from Iraq. Citing a source, The Jerusalem Post reported on Sunday tha ...

Kurds Not Seeking Secession; Baghdad Pushes Us Away: Masrour Barzani

BAS News - 2017-07-29 01:53
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) Masrour Barzani said it is not Kurds seceding from Iraq, but it is Baghdad that has pushed them away to find a better choice than staying together. During his speech at Kurdistan Symposium in ...

Trent Franks warns Kurds against Iranian and Turkish influence in region

Washington Times - 2017-07-25 10:57
Iranian and Turkish influence in northern Iraq could pose a threat to U.S. interests in the region and its relations with the Kurdistan Regional Government as Iraqi Kurds move forward with a controversial vote on independence in two months, a key House l ...