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Thousands hold Kurdistan independence referendum rallies #Kurdistan

Thousands of people in the city of Zakho in the northwest of the Kurdistan Region and President Masoud Barzani attended a rally in favor...

Destroying Mosul’s Great Mosque: Islamic State’s symbolic war to the end

Destroying Mosul's Great Mosque: Islamic State's symbolic war to the end Benjamin Isakhan, Deakin University and Jose Antonio Gonzalez Zarandona, Deakin University On June 29 2014...

Nearly 40,000 Syrian children caught in the line of fire in...

An estimated 40,000 children are trapped in extremely dangerous conditions in Raqqa as fighting intensifies in and around the Syrian city. The United Nations Children's...

Can the One Iraq policy persist?

My focus is on British foreign policy over the last decade during which I have been director of the all-party parliamentary group on the...

Muqtada Al-Sadr urges Iran to end negative regional policies as Rouhani...

Baghdad, Iraq:  Iraqi Shia cleric and firebrand political Muqtada al-Sadr has congratulated Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani for re-election, but urged the Islamic republic to...

‘Ghost-like’ figures leading Islamic State after two-thirds of command killed

The Islamic State group has lost two-thirds of its founding leaders, but a dangerous group of inexperienced unknowns have taken the helm in...

Belgium withdraws its Fighter jets from the US-led coalition against Islamic...

Belgium has withdrawn its fighter jets, which are participating in the US-led international coalition against the Islamic State group in Iraq, after being accused...

What are the benefits of Kurdistan self-rule in the 21st century?

As the Kurdistan Region has announced its intentions to hold a referendum this year, the Kurdish Lobby Australia (KLA) published a 16-point report summarizing...

Iraqi forces control New Mosul, Face Stiff Resistance Entering Old City

Plumes of smoke rise into the sky of western Mosul on Tuesday as Iraqi forces, supported by the US-led international coalition against ISIS have...

Syria’s Kurds have ended up at the heart of Middle Eastern...

Syria's Kurds have ended up at the heart of Middle Eastern geopolitics – here's why Clemens Hoffmann, University of Stirling; Can Cemgil, Istanbul Bilgi University,...