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Iran stifled the Kurds' independence — now it's getting their oil - Business Insider

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It’s Curtains For The Court

E-Kurd - 2017-12-02 13:17
Deyan Ranko Brashich | Exclusive to Ekurd.net It’s curtains for Slobodan Praljak, the Croatian General convicted of war crimes. He’s done dead, committing suicide by publicly drinking poison during an open court session last week. It’s also curtains for ...

Iraqi Kurds feel ‘abandoned’ by the U.S. as Israel offers support

E-Kurd - 2017-11-18 04:04
Ariel Ben Solomon | Jewish News Service JNS While Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly lobbies world leaders to protect the Kurds as they lose ground in Iraq, some activists and experts feel that the U.S. has sided with Iran in this regio ...

Iraqi Kurdistan was Never Ready for Statehood

E-Kurd - 2017-11-18 04:04
Denise Natali | Foreign Policy Iraqi Kurdistan’s referendum on independence has made an already bad situation for the Kurds far worse. Instead of enhancing the Kurds’ political leverage and autonomy, it has squandered international goodwill toward them, ...

U.S. Senator John McCain’s fight on behalf of the Kurds

E-Kurd - 2017-11-18 04:04
Rizgar Khoshnaw | Exclusive to Ekurd.net Recently, I read many news articles about Senator John McCain and his fight for the rights of the Kurds. He has been very vocal and determined to fight for the Kurdish cause/rights in every possible way, but sadly ...

Iran Hangs Three Kurds

BAS News - 2017-11-07 19:09
ERBIL — The Iranian authorities carried out on Tuesday the death sentences a court had issued for three Kurdish citizens in Western Azarbaijan Province. The three Kurds, identified as Hussein Bashoki, Asghar Ranjbar and Hedayat Sherzad, were hanged at th ...

How To Help The Kurds

Stephen Mansfield - 2017-10-30 02:51
The battle against I.S.I.S. continues in the Middle East, while the... The post How To Help The Kurds appeared first on Stephen Mansfield.TV. ...

The Kurds Are Being Betrayed

Stephen Mansfield - 2017-10-29 22:56
On September 25, Iraqi Kurdistan held a referendum regarding independence... The post The Kurds Are Being Betrayed appeared first on Stephen Mansfield.TV. ...

Iraqi Kurds' Independence Dreams Dashed as President Steps Down

The Wall Street Journal - 2017-10-29 18:16
Masoud Barzani is to step down as president of Iraq’s semiautonomous Kurdish region, just a month after an independence referendum reversed years of political and military gains made by the Kurds and dashed their dreams of statehood. ...

The Kurdish People Have Won the Moral Argument

The Kurdish Project - 2017-10-21 06:15
This writer believes that the world should support Kurdish independence now. Here's why. The post The Kurdish People Have Won the Moral Argument appeared first on The Kurdish Project. ...

Fall of Kirkuk a gift to Iran

Washington Times - 2017-10-20 01:12
Well, we've done it. We've given Kirkuk to the Iranians. Kirkuk. The Heart of Kurdistan. It's the Jerusalem of the Kurds, our only trusted and loyal allies in Iraq. It's also the last piece of terrain needed by Tehran to complete its overland, unimpeded ...