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Iraq’s Kurds Have Earned Their Right to Independence

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 ...
Iraq’s Kurds Have Earned Their Right to Independence - Roji Kurd

Kurds Have Earned the Right to be Independent: US Congressman

BAS News - 2017-09-29 21:22
ERBIL — The Kurdish people in Iraq have earned the right to establish an independent state and will remain a long-term ally of the US, a congressman said earlier this week. According to a statement released by Representative Steve King of Iowa, the Kurdi ...

US Congressman Urges All Parties in the Region to Build a Home for Kurds

BAS News - 2017-09-26 16:21
“I firmly believe in the Kurdish right to self-determination,” Eliot Engel says ERBIL — US Congressman Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, said he firmly believes in the Kurd’s right to self-determination. In a state ...

Iraq's top court suspends Kurdish region's independence vote

FOX News - 2017-09-19 04:14
Iraq's top court on Monday temporarily suspended the northern Kurdish region's referendum on independence that's due next week, a decision that put further pressure on the Iraqi Kurds to call off the controversial vote. ...

Abadi Invites Kurdistan for Further Negotiations over Referendum

BAS News - 2017-09-12 21:00
ERBIL — As Kurds insist on their plan to hold the independence referendum on time, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has called for a new round of talks over the political disputes between Erbil and Baghdad. During his weekly press conference in Baghd ...

Masrour Barzani: Kurds Have Every Right to Self-determination

BAS News - 2017-09-09 15:24
ERBIL — The Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council, Masrour Barzani, has reiterated that Kurds as a nation “have every right to self-determination” and owning a country of their own. “If you look at our history, we have been mistreated throughou ...

General Funk bû fermandarê hêzên Amerîkî li Iraq û Sûrîyê

BAS News - 2017-09-09 13:25
BasNews - Generalê Artêşa Amerîkî Paul E. Funk weke fermandarê hêzên Amerîkî li Iraq û Sûrîyê yê dijî DAIŞê hate destnîşankirin. Ajansa VOA ya Amerîkayê ragihand ku Funk li şûna General Stephen Townsend qumandarîya hêzên Amerîkî wergirt ku di operasyona ...

Three Trillion Dinar from Iraq’s Annual Budget Goes to Hashd al-Shaabi

BAS News - 2017-08-23 15:44
ERBIL — A huge amount of Iraq’s annual budget has been allocated to the Shi’ite Arab militia groups of Hashd al-Shaabi since its formation back in 2014, a Kurdish member of the Iraqi parliament said. “Hashd al-Shaabi receives a total fund of three trilli ...

UAE pushes for better ties with cleric Sadr amid efforts to contain Iran

Waar Media - 2017-08-15 12:37
WAAR-DUHOK: The United Arab Emirates signaled its desire to strengthen ties with Iraq during weekend talks with influential Iraqi Shi’ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr as part of efforts by Sunni nations of the Middle East to halt Iran’s growing regional influe ...

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 ...