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Erdogan: Israeli Mossad Involved in Kurdish Referendum; Hezbollah: It's a US-Israeli Plot - Haaretz

A Kurdish man holds an Israeli and Kurdish flag during a rally to show support for the independence referendum, Erbil, Iraq, September 16, 2017, and Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. AZAD LASHKARI/REUTERS, AFP/KAYHAN OZER. In Kurdistan's Erbil ...and more »

Netanyahu scoffs at Erdogan's claim that Mossad behind Kurdish referendum - The Jerusalem Post

Netanyahu also said that Israel had “no involvement in the Kurdish referendum except for supporting their aspirations.” 2 minute read. Share on facebook. Share on twitter. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Turkish President Recep Tayyip ...and more »

Iran, Iraq hold exercises near border with Kurdistan - Arab News

Iraqi forces and the Hashed al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilisation units) advance towards the Daesh group's stronghold of Hawija on October 2, 2017 to recapture the town from the terrorists. (AFP). Related Articles. Iran, Iraq plan joint drills over Kurdish ...and more »

How Baghdad is punishing the Kurds post-referendum - The Jerusalem Post

A STATUE of a Peshmerga fighter in Kirkuk. Kurds voted, now the question shifts to what their neighbors will do.. (photo credit: REUTERS). In the wake of the Kurdistan independence referendum, Iraq's central government took the unusual step of closing ...and more »

Jalal Talabani obituary - The Guardian

Jalal Talabani speaking at a national assembly meeting in Baghdad, Iraq, in 2005, shortly after taking on the presidency. Photograph: Ali Haider/AP. Iraq. Jalal Talabani obituary. Prominent Kurdish politician who was the first non-Arab to become the ...and more »

Kurdish former Iraqi president Jalal Talabani dies aged 83 - The Guardian

Jalal Talabani, the Kurdish former president of Iraq and its first non-Arab head of state, has died. He was 83. The leader of one of Iraq's main Kurdish factions died in a hospital in Berlin after his health rapidly deteriorated, a relative told the ...and more »

Not everyone in Washington wants to thwart the Kurds - Arab News

US-Kurdish relations have a long and complicated history dating from the end of World War I. The US supported the idea of autonomous rule by many nation groups from the old Ottoman Empire, but the Kurds were divided among Turkey, Iraq, Iran and Syria ...and more »

NY screening of Kurdish fighter film sold out despite terror threat - The Jerusalem Post

The screening took place at the Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust. 2 minute read. Share on facebook. Share on twitter. A Kurdish Peshmerga fighter looks down the road to Makhmur . (photo credit: AHMED JADALLAH / REUTERS ...and more »

Catalans and Kurds have a long battle ahead for true independence - The Conversation AU

People raise hands during a protest as Catalan regional police officers stand guard outside the National Police station in Barcelona. Reuters/Yves Herman. Email · Twitter30; Facebook24; LinkedIn2; WhatsApp · Messenger; Print. Secession movements come ...and more »

Iraq – Death of Jalal Talabani (3 October 2017) - France Diplomatie (press release)

France pays tribute to the memory of Jalal Talabani, the historic leader of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) and President of Iraq from 2006 to 2014, who died on October 3. We extend our heartfelt condolences to his family and friends, as well as ...and more »