Kurdistan

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Thursday, February 8, 2018

James Matthews featured in a documentary about British volunteers fighting Isis (Channel 4)

James Matthews: British soldier who battled Isis faces terror charges

James Matthews: British soldier who battled Isis faces terror charges

Case is believed to be the first of its kind in the UK

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Baghdad suspends foreign flights to and from Iraqi Kurdish regional capital

Baghdad suspends foreign flights to and from Iraqi Kurdish regional capital

Baghdad suspends foreign flights to and from Iraqi Kurdish regional capital

The suspension was announced following an independence referendum in Iraqi Kurdistan

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Iraqi Kurds have been pushing for full independence for several months

Kurdish independence referendum rejected by Iraqi Parliament

Kurdish independence referendum rejected by Iraqi Parliament

Iraqi lawmakers say referendum cannot take place and Iraq must remain united

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

A soldier supporting the SDF is seen patrolling the outskirts of Raqqa on June 27, 2017

Battle against Isis: Kurdish troops enter old Raqqa city after scaling ancient wall

Kurdish troops enter old Raqqa city after scaling ancient wall in Isis bastion

Key advance could mark another key milestone in final push against Isis

Monday, June 12, 2017

Monday, June 12, 2017

Kurdistan to hold Brexit-style referendum to decide independence from Iraq

Kurdistan to hold Brexit-style referendum to decide independence from Iraq

Kurdistan to hold Brexit-style referendum to decide independence from Iraq

The vote is scheduled to take place in the autumn

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Donald Trump hopes the decision to arm Syria's Kurds will help bring the fight against Isis to a conclusion

Kurdish supporters hail Donald Trump after key arms decision

Kurdish supporters hail Donald Trump after key arms decision

Supporters claim Trump has 'finally got something right' after deciding to arm Kurds with weapons and training

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Thursday, September 1, 2016

 member of the Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) patrols the border town of Jarablus on August 31, 2016. The Turkish incursion into Jarablus is just another chapter in the messy and tragic saga in northern Syria

'Turkey's target in northern Syria is the Kurds, not Isis'

'Turkey's target in northern Syria is the Kurds, not Isis'

Turkey claims it wants to flush Islamic State out of northern Syria. But there is scant proof, says Kurdish blogger