Iraqi Kurds will head to the polls this Sunday to elect a new parliament for the semi-autonomous Kurdistan Region of Iraq.
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I highly suggest the anonymous author of the New York Times Op Ed piece resign, as well as all of the other people who are working against the administration from within. While they are at it, the President himself should resign too.
Iraqi political groups announced an alliance excluding Kurdish groups on Sunday that would be the majority bloc in the newly elected parliament.
Kurdish led SDC, a political wing of U.S.-backed SDF is reportedly in preliminary discussions with Damascus to ensure future Syrian government is inclusive.
Are you ready to go to war again? Trump has been talking about war with Iran the way George Bush talked about war with Iraq before and after his disastrous invasion.
Protests over high unemployment, poor government services and corruption spread from Basra to Baghdad, Najaf, Amaraand Nasiriyah
I think one of the reasons that we haven’t successfully prosecuted Republican Presidents stems from President Gerald Ford’s pardoning of President Nixon. That pardon has led to a culture of impunity.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Tuesday he opposed any repeat of the May 12 parliamentary election
Lawmakers approved amendments to the election law that include annulling votes from abroad and camps for displaced
Mosul volunteers are salvaging what is left of its rich heritage, clearing rubble and distributing aid