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WATCH: Kurds deserve independent country, US should support them

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Barzani urges US to support Kurdistan Region

KurdPress - 2017-09-18 11:04
Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani urged the United States, in a message to a rally of Kurds in the US, to “stand by the people of Kurdistan.” ...

Iraqi Kurds to Defy US in Pressing Ahead with Independence Referendum

The Kurdish Project - 2017-08-17 19:35
The following article was originally published in The Independent. Iraqi Kurds have decided to proceed with a referendum on independence despite a US request to postpone the vote. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had asked Kurdistan Regional Government ( ...

Kurds in Denmark to Gather in Support of Independence Referendum

BAS News - 2017-08-16 14:38
ERBIL — Kurds in Denmark are preparing an event in the country’s capital of Copenhagen in support of the independence referendum of Kurdistan Region. The event, in which well-known Kurdish singer Shivan Parwar will be singing, is set for 17th September. ...

US Support for Peshmerga Continues: Official

BAS News - 2017-08-16 13:07
ERBIL — The US-led coalition continues its support for the Kurdistan Region and it will proceed with the reforming and reorganising process of the Peshmerga ministry. Jabar Yawar, the Chief of Staff of the Peshmerga Ministry, said on Wednesday that he re ...

MP Henry Smith: UK to Face New Realities If Kurds Vote for Independence

BAS News - 2017-08-15 11:11
ERBIL — UK parliament member Henry Smith, who is also a vice-chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Kurdistan, stated that there is “logic and justice” in an independent Kurdistan and that Kurds have the right to negotiate statehood with Ba ...

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 ...

US Congressmen Support Referendum, Call for Kurdish Independence

The Kurdish Project - 2017-08-02 02:28
The following article was originally posted in Kurdistan24. WASHINGTON DC, United States (Kurdistan24) – Three US Congressman addressed the symposium, “The Kurdistan Region: Strategic US Ally in a Tough Neighborhood” that Kurdistan24 co-sponsored with Th ...

Iraq No Longer an Ally for US: General Griffith

BAS News - 2017-07-28 19:04
ERBIL — A retired US army general has called on his country to fully support Kurdistan’s independence referendum as Baghdad is now acting against the interests of Washington. Attending a panel during an event on Kurdistan Region’s independence in the US, ...

US Should End One-Iraq Policy: General Garner

BAS News - 2017-07-28 17:23
ERBIL — The Sykes–Picot Agreement which has defined the current political borders in the Middle East, has ended with the Kurds this time deserving a state of their own, a US retired US army general. During a symposium happening in Washington with the att ...

Kurds Deserve Independence: Ex- German VC, Fischer

BAS News - 2017-07-25 17:37
ERBIL— The former vice chancellor of Germany, Joschka Fischer, stated that through their struggle against the Islamic State (IS) extremists, Kurds proved they deserve independence as a nation. During an interview, Fischer also described Kurdistan as the ...

Trump Unlikely to Get in Kurds’ Way for Independence: US Politician

BAS News - 2017-07-23 14:52
ERBIL — The Kurds have big plans and the US President Donald Trump may not get in their way, said Ian Bremmer, president of Eurasia Group. “In Iraq, Trump is less concerned than his predecessors about the country’s territorial integrity,” Bremmer said in ...