Iraq: Semi-autonomous Kurdish government reveals independence plan

The aspiration for independence of the semi-autonomous Kurdistan region in Iraq is still being strongly supported by the ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) amid international reticence from encouraging the planned referendum on independence. Hoshyar Siwaily, the head of Iraqi Kurdistan’s Read more

Turkey Bombards PKK Headquarters after Sabotage Allegations

Turkish air force on Wednesday shelled for almost two hours the Kandil Mountain believed to be the headquarters of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK,) targeting logistical centers, ammunition depots and shelters. The assault took place on the same day that Read more