Saturday, 21 October , 2017

Kurds

Iraqi forces seize oil city Kirkuk from Kurds in bold advance

By Maher Chmaytelli, Mustafa Mahmoud BAGHDAD/KIRKUK, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi government forces captured the major Kurdish-held oil city of Kirkuk on Monday, responding to a...

Damascus demands ‘immediate & unconditional’ pullout of Turkish troops from northwest...

Syria demands an immediate pullout of Turkish troops, whose deployment to Idlib province amounts to “flagrant aggression,” the Syrian Foreign Ministry said as quoted...

Les risques de la prolifération étatique, par Pascal Boniface

Pascal Boniface (@PascalBoniface), directeur de l’IRIS (www.iris-france.org), revient sur les référendums autour de l’autonomie du kurdistan irakien et de l’indépendance de la Catalogne.

If Washington Wants Syria’s Oil, It’s Going to Have to Fight...

US-backed SDF is trying to seize vital resources that are crucial to the Syria’s survival By Mike Whitney  For more than six years, Syrians have made...

Nightmare No1: Αmerica vs. Russia in Syria

Uncle Sam vs. Russia in Eastern Syria: the Nightmare Scenario By Mike Whitney September 22, 2017 The impending collapse of ISIS has touched off a race...

The Race for the Euphrates

US-Backed SDF Claims Was Struck by Russian Jets After Moving Into East Syria Gas Field By Marko Marjanović  Another serious accusation in the dramatic US-Russian (and Syrian-Kurdish)...

‘We Won’t Allow the Creation of a Second Israel,’ Iraq Warns...

 As the Kurdish referendum for independence nears, Iraqi VP's comment comes on the heels of Netanyahu's support for an independent Kurdistan Iraq's vice president said...

Turkish nationalists protest creation of ‘second Israel’ in Kurdistan

Israeli embassy in Ankara evacuated as demonstrators seek to portray upcoming Kurdish independence referendum as Zionist plot By Sue Surkes The Israeli Embassy in Ankara was...

‘200,000 Jews Will Settle Kurdistan’: Turkey Turns to Fake News to...

After Netanyahu endorses Kurdish independence, Turkish pro-government outlets launch media blitz about 'secret' Israel-Kurdish deal to settle Kurdish Jews in new state As Turkey ramps...

Israel and the establishment of an independed Kurdistan

Netanyahu: Israel Supports the Establishment of an Independent Kurdistan Netanyahu says that while Israel sees the Kurdish guerillas PKK as a terrorist organization, 'it supports...