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Kurd, Turkmen Clashes Kill Nine In Iraq

At least nine people have been killed, following clashes between Kurdish and Turkmen fighters, in northern Iraq. 106 more words


The Spindar Tree in Iraqi Kurdistan

During my 2013 fieldwork in Duhok I came across a tall strange looking tree type that stood out from the others, both from the ground and on satellite images. 142 more words

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Iraqi Kurdistan's First Class of Female Cadets: VICE News Quick Hit - Vice News Published on Mar 31, 2016

The first class of female cadets have earned their stripes in Iraq’s Autonomous Kurdish region. The military academy is the only institution recognized by the Iraqi armed forces, and the 201 officers will now join peshmerga fighters on the front lines of the war against the Islamic State. 11 more words

Point Of Interest

Turkey Soldier Killed In Iraq

A Turkish soldier has been killed, and another wounded, after rockets were fired by Islamic State militants, in northern Iraq. 169 more words


Two key points from Barzani's Al-Monitor interview

“The day we have an independent Kurdistan, I will cease to be the president.”

Barzani was elected president of Kurdistan in 2003 following the U.S-led coalition’s invasion of Iraq. 284 more words

Iraqi Kurdistan

Ashti Camp for Iraqi IDPs Now Open

“Once again I’m proud of our team! We’re up and running in the new area of the Ashti camp for Iraqi IDPs in Iraq, and our guard was the first IDP to sleep in this new area.  251 more words

From The Field

Russia delivers first weapons supplies to Iraqi Kurds -- anti-aircraft guns


The Russian Federation has supplied the first batch of five anti-aircraft guns to Kurdish forces in northern Iraq. 588 more words