Region of Iraqi Kurdistan reformist party overtake established dynasty in monumental vote
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Kurdish democracy growing to represent an actual positive outcome from America’s War in Iraq
Syria Kurds need help caught between ruthless dictator, islamist rebels and rival in Turkey
In dramatic turn, Syria refugees pouring into Iraq only years after the flow had gone other way
Obama and Syria: Obama’s decision to send small arms and ammunition to Syria as part of an increased commitment to the rebellion has come under scrutiny
With the lessons of the country’s recent past, the government must embrace the growing diversity of opinion and culture that advancing technology inevitably brings and will continue to bring.
Iraq’s autonomous Kurdish Presidential vote delayed in worrying trend that should soon be fixed
Peace between enemies could rearrange Middle East amid Turkey peace hope as Kurds withdraw
Rebel groups to leave country for Iraq in sign of good relations amid Turkey Kurdish peace talks
Crucial Turkey peace advance offers new chance to achieve accord with Kurds in the entire region