The Kurdish Referendum Unites Turkey, Iran and Iraq

September 30, 2017 Masum Billah 0

Iraqi Kurds have overwhelmingly voted for independence. Over 92% of the Iraqi Kurds have opted for independence in a recently held referendum which was unanimously opposed by the regional countries including Turkey, Iran and obviously Iraq. Baghdad has been very outspoken against the Kurdish independence referendum. […]

Iraq: Kurds Overwhelmingly Vote for Independence

September 29, 2017 Global Desk 0

Kurdish referendum has been of greater concern in Iraq, Iran and Turkey border areas. The Iraqi Kurds hold a referendum on 25 October. Over 92% of the Kurdish people overwhelmingly voted “Yes”. It means the Kurdish people have opted for independence. […]

Gulf Crisis Drags on Vexing Qatar

September 26, 2017 Masum Billah 0

The more Saudi Arabia distances itself from Qatar, the more Iran gets closer to Qatar. A Qatar-Iran pact could cost Saudi Arabia way more than a friendly small neighbor Qatar who pursues independent policies. […]

The U.S. has Declared War on North Korea: FM Ri

September 25, 2017 Global Desk 0

The North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho accused the U.S. President Trump of declaring war on North Korea. He said outside the UN headquarters in New York, “The whole world should clearly remember it was the US who first declared war on our country.”   […]

Referendum: Iraqi Kurds Vote for Independence

September 25, 2017 Global Desk 0

Iraqi Kurdistan is voting in an independence referendum. The contentious referendum has been condemned by the central government of Iraq. The Kurdish authority led by the KRG President Massoud Barzani is holding the election defying the concerns of the regional powers and international communities. The poll opened in the morning in the disputed areas between Erbil and Baghdad and the oil-rich Kirkuk. […]

Germany: Angela Merkel Wins a ‘Bitter’ Fourth Term

September 24, 2017 Global Desk 0

This win could be a great ecstasy if not the Alternative for Deutschland (AfD), a right-wing populist party gained a massive gain in the Bundestag. AfD is projected to win 88 seats in Bundestag which could turn the populist party into the third biggest party in the parliament. […]

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