The Kurds are furious about their loss of control over Kirkuk, their second-class citizenship, and the status of their oil and security forces.
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Iraq’s parliament postponed a vote on Monday to name a president because the main Kurdish parties, did not present a candidate,due to differences.
The two major political parties are crying fraud after Sunday’s parliamentary election, with one saying it will refuse to accept the results.
Iraqi Kurds will head to the polls this Sunday to elect a new parliament for the semi-autonomous Kurdistan Region of Iraq.
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.
The pro-Kurdish party said the polling stations were being moved from villages where the party has a strong backing
Voters here say they are disillusioned, as they try to rebuild with whatever money they can scrape together
After 15 years of violence following the US invasion, finding cause for optimism can be a fool’s errand
British street artist Banksy is now showing solidarity with imprisoned Turkish-Kurdish artist and journalist Zehra Dogan
The ruling Kurdish Party, the PYD, has set up a democratic federation made of local governments