Kurdish singer Helly Luv ready to ‘Risk it All’ for independence

Kurdish singer Helly Luv ready to ‘Risk it All’ for independence

BY DAVID SHEPPARD (Reuters) Kurdish pop singer Helly Luv says she will not be put off by death threats from Iraqi Islamist militants since release of her first music video but, drawing on its title, insists she will "Risk It All" to
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In Iraq’s disputed territory, minorities are embracing Kurdish control

In Iraq’s disputed territory, minorities are embracing Kurdish control

Female Kurdish soldiers/ file photo By Jason Motlagh TOPZAWA, Iraq — Up until a month ago, Baraq Taqan Ali split his time between two homes and two wives in what was a unified Iraq. Now, when the 55-year-old used-car dealer makes his
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Jeffrey Goldberg: Obama should help free the Kurds

Jeffrey Goldberg: Obama should help free the Kurds

Bloomberg View The Kurdish people, members of the largest stateless nation in the world, have dreamed of independence for 100 years. President Barack Obama could be the man who delivers them to freedom. The ruinous conflict between Iraq’s Shiite and Sunni Arabs
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Iran Warns Kurds over independence attempts

Iran Warns Kurds over independence attempts

In this photo Iranians meeting with Kurdish officials in Sulaimani, basnews photo Iranian authorities have recently warned Kurdish leaders over independence steps in Iraq and consider that as a red line for Iran. Iran's recent threatening comes from its ambassador to Iraq,
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Sarah Sult: Iraqi Kurdistan: A Silver Lining in the Iraq Invasion

Sarah Sult: Iraqi Kurdistan: A Silver Lining in the Iraq Invasion

Sarah Sult By Sarah Sult If you were to travel to Iraqi Kurdistan (which is safer than many neighborhoods of U.S. cities) you will not only see U.S flags and framed pictures of George W. Bush, you'll actually meet younger generation Kurds
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An Address to the United States on Kurdish Statehood

An Address to the United States on Kurdish Statehood

Kurds holding a large Kurdistan flag/ file photo By: Rauf Naqishbendi In his discourse with the United States Secretary of State, John Kerry, the visiting foreign minister of the Kurdistan region, Mustafa Bakir, stated, “We don’t want to stay within an Iraq
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As Kurds Push for Independence, US Pushes Back

As Kurds Push for Independence, US Pushes Back

HT john kerry jef 140703 16x9 608 Kurds Push for Independence From Baghdad as US Pushes Back U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry meets with Chief of Staff to the Presidency of the Kurdistan Regional Government Dr. Fuad Hussein at the U.S.
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In Turkey, Facing The Kurdish Problem Without Saying Kurd

In Turkey, Facing The Kurdish Problem Without Saying Kurd

Ismet Berkan (Worldcrunch) A one-page document. That's it. All right, let's include the appendix — that makes a total of two and a half pages. And with a big font too. I am talking about the Draft Law for Ending Terrorism and
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Goodbye Washington, Hello Kurdistan

Goodbye Washington, Hello Kurdistan

file photo Recent calls by Israeli leaders for Kurdish independence could - and should - mark the start of a very different kind of foreign policy by Jerusalem. Ari Soffer--The writer is the Managing Editor of Arutz Sheva/Israel National News. The past
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A Kurdistani from Halabja

A Kurdistani from Halabja

People visit Halabja Monument on March 16, 2014/ photo ikjnews An interview with Rauf Naqishbendi The great opportunity in the life of subjugated nations are rare. For thousands of year we revolted against occupation but with no avail because the circumstances weren't
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