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. […]

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. […]

Iraqi Parliament Rejects the Kurdish Referendum

September 13, 2017 Global Desk 0

Iraqi Parliament has rejected the proposed referendum for independence to be held on September 25 in Iraqi Kurdistan. The Prime Minister of Iraq, Haider al- Abadi has described the referendum as a “threat to … the civil peace and regional security.” […]

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