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Iraqi Kurds Ignore Threats to Vote in Historic Referendum on Independence

The hunger for a state of their own dates as far back as the time when the Ottoman Empire was broken up after World War I and European nations divided the territory.
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War Is Looming as Thousands of Kurds in 4 Countries Take to the Streets...

All of Kurdistan's neighbors have been advancing military units towards its borders, possibly scheming to repeat the attempt in 1948 by seven Arab states to choke the fledgling State of Israel.

Kurds Vote ‘Yes’ on Independence from Iraq, Turkey Threatens Israel

“If Israel does not reconsider its support for Kurdish independence, Turkey will not be able to take many steps we would have with Israel, too."

Turkish Forces Infiltrate Syria to Rescue Troops, Artifacts from Ottoman Tomb

Turkish military forces launched a cross-border raid into northern Syria overnight Saturday to evacuate personnel and rescue artifacts from an historic Ottoman tomb.

Turkey Blames PKK, Syrian YPG for Ankara Terror Attack, Vows Retaliation

Turkey has already begun retaliation for the bombing in Ankara, attacking the PKK in Iraq.

Farsi Satellite TV Station CEO Assassinated in Istanbul

The Dubai partner of GEM TV head Saeed Karimian was also killed in the same attack.

Shelling on the Golan Heights: Syria Testing Israel’s Resolve?

Two people were wounded after numerous mortar shells were fired into northern Israel from Syria on Wednesday in 3 separate attacks.

Abandoned by US, Kurds Surrender to Brutal Mid-East Math, Give Up Secession

The Trump Administration's urgent warnings against Kurdish independence convinced the Iranian-backed militias and the Iraqi government they had a green light from Washington to invade Kurdistan without fear of American intervention.

11 Killed in Car Bombing Attack Near Istanbul University

Terrorists have again attacked Istanbul, killing 11 people and wounding 36 more on the first day of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.

Israel and the Kurds, a Clandestine Love Affair of Regional Outcasts

It is rumored that, in addition to purchasing oil, Israel is funding the Kurds in their efforts to strengthen the Kurdistan Regional Government in its fight against the Caliphate and the Iraqi Shiite government.

Death Toll Rises in Istanbul Bombings

Dozens of Turkish police officers died in twin suicide bombing attacks in Istanbul this weekend.

ISIS Executes Hundreds in Mosul as Iraqi Forces Close In

ISIS terrorists echoed the Nazis when faced with defeat in Mosul, murdering their human shields and bulldozing the bodies into a mass grave.

Netanyahu Calls for Independent Kurdish State

On Sunday evening, PM Netanyahu called for an independent Kurdish state, at a policy speech in Tel Aviv.

Iran Claims Kurdistan Referendum Was US-Israeli Conspiracy

Ali Akbar Velayati, a top advisor to Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, on Tuesday told Tehran Times that the US and the "Zionist regime...

VP Pence Talks Independence with Kurdish President Barzani

The Kissinger betrayal of the Kurds came against the background of the 1974 Second Iraqi–Kurdish War, between the Kurds and the Arab government of Iraq.

Erdogan Security Team Clashes With Reporters, Protesters in Washington DC

Turkish President Erdogan's security team sadly proved the barbaric names his administration has earned.

1000 Kurds Run for Life from ISIS

Approximately 1000 Kurds, mostly women and children, are running for their lives to the Turkish border to escape ISIS (Daash).

Turkey Shells Kurds in Syrian Border Village After Recapture

Turkey is attacking Kurdish groups in Syria who are not considered terrorists by the US or EU.
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Kurdish Fighters Blow Up Turkish Tank [Video]

Turkey has been attacking the Kurds in Afrin, in an attempt to drive them out of the region.

Iran Banks on End to Sanctions, Will Raise Oil Production to 1M bpd

Iran is already banking on the lifting of sanctions; vow to raise oil production to 1 million bpd.

Lapid Urges Israel to Recognize Kurdistan, Stop Groveling Before the Turks

Lapid also said Israel must let go of what he called a “misguided dream” it will build a gas pipeline to Turkey.

UN Security Council Meets in Fiery Session on Syria

New Zealand PM John Key chaired the UN Security Council session in his final month of a 2-year rotation as president.

Female IDF Veteran Goes to Help Kurdish Fighters

A female IDF veteran born in Canada is traveling to help Kurdish fighters in northern Syria.

ISIS Beheads 21 Coptic Christians; Egypt Declares Week of Mourning

Daesh (ISIS) beheads 21 Coptic Christians at the Libyan seashore, turning the blue Mediterranean red with blood.

Kerry on Syria: May Be Too Late to Keep Whole, May Get Much Uglier

U.S. Senators asked Secy Kerry what could happen if the Syrian cease-fire doesn't hold.

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