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3,000 Peshmergas at Frontlines from Halabja

by Osamah Golpy

230 km southwest of Halabja locates the town of Qaratapa, a Kurdish town with few Kurdish speakers, as one Kurdish newspaper once referred to it as a result of the process of Arabization. 554 more words


Halabja Calls for Kurdistan Independence

Halabja staged a popular carnival for Kurdistan independence on August 23. Contrary to normal Kurdish carnivals and demonstrations on matters to the outside world, the organizers read the message only in Kurdish and English, ruling out Arabic, the official language of Iraq. 456 more words