Kurdish Independence Vote to Include Kirkuk

Kurdish Independence Vote to Include Kirkuk

Kirkuk, a province in northern Iraq home to Kurds, has voted to take part in next month’s Kurdish independence referendum, in a session, however, that was boycotted by Turkmen and Arab members. Ethnic Kurds number at least thirty million people spread out over parts of Iraq, Turkey, Syria, and Iran. Kurdish statehood has been a dream […]

Kurdish Led Forces Advancing Against ISIS

Kurdish Led Forces Advancing Against ISIS

Risking displeasure from ally Turkey, the United States announced it would arm Kurdish fighter earlier this week to assist it in its fighting in Syria against ISIS. One day after the announcement, the Kurdish force captured Tabqua and are preparing to take Raqqua, another ISIS stronghold. The Kurdish force is the only force that has become acceptable […]

Erdogan Compares German Government to Nazis

Erdogan Compares German Government to Nazis

Germany has long been home to a large Turkish population – today amounting to 1.4 million compared to Germany’s total population of about 80 million. Those 1.4 million Turks are largely eligible to vote in the upcoming April Turkish referendum on its Constitution. Turkey’s Justice Minister was scheduled to address a rally of Turks within […]