Kurds to vote on independence from IraqKRG president calls for a referendum this year to let the 'people of Kurdistan determine their future,' in a call to secede from Baghdad.
Jewish Kurds hold groundbreaking Iraq commemorationCould a ceremony commemorating deadly anti-Semitic pogrom which led to Iraqi Jewish exodus also mark the start of a Jewish revival?
Kurds Vow to Avenge Yazidis Massacred by ISISPresident of Iraq's Kurdistan region vows to hunt ISIS 'to the last one' for Yazidis; thousands murdered, forced into sex slavery.
Kurdish Fighters Celebrate American 'Martyr'Keith Broomfield, first US citizen to die fighting for Kurds against ISIS, given hero's send-off by his Kurdish brothers-in-arms.
Activist Urges Israel to Raise Kurdistan as Ally against IranProminent Kurdish official urges Israel to support Kurdistan as a buffer to Iranian, Turkish expansionism - despite Obama policy.
Syrian Kurds Struggling for Independence Against 'Arabization'Syrian Kurdistan faces decades of Syrian cultural assimilation, and now divide as large elements want Assad loyalty, not self-rule.
Christians Struggle to Maintain Legacy versus ISISDecimated by 12 years of war in Iraq and Syria, Christians find refuge in Kurdistan and in a new militia.
Is Israel Losing Favor in Kurdistan?Turkish money and Iranian coordination in war against ISIS has Kurds poised to pull away from decades-old relations with Israel.
CIA Blunder? Kurdish Leader Says ISIS Has '200,000 Fighters'CIA estimates put ISIS strength at no more than 31,500, but senior Kurdish official reveals that's 'impossible' given realities on ground.
Israel and Embattled KurdistanParalysis afflicts western powers, allowing the Islamic Republic of Iran and its venomous proxies, Hamas and Hezbollah, to grow ever stronger and usher in new horrors.
Sisi: Kurdish Independence Would be CatastrophicEgypt's President says he opposes a referendum on the independence of Iraq's Kurdish region.
Iranian Foreign Minister: Kurdish State 'Part of a Zionist Plot'The only entity an independent Kurdistan would serve is Israel, and Tehran will not allow that to take place, says Iranian foreign minister.
Kurdish Diplomat Firmly Denies Relations with IsraelDespite Israeli PM, FM and president's advances, KRG envoy says policy same as Iraq, which is still technically at war with Israel.
Turkey Opposes Independence for Iraq's KurdsTurkish government says it is against Iraq's Kurdistan region splitting off, after PM Netanyahu called for Kurdish independence.
Kurds Deny Report of Oil Trade with IsraelKurdish officials say report of oil from independent pipeline being sold to Israel is 'baseless and without evidence.'
Al Qaeda Pushes Kurdish Population Transfer in SyriaAl Qaeda fighters are forcing Kurdish families in northern Syria from their homes at short notice, settling in their stead.
Syria: Kurdish Leader Warns of War Against 'Arab Settlers'Democratic Union Party head threatens to 'expel' Arabs brought to Kurdish region prior to recent declaration of autonomy.
Syrian Kurds Declare AutonomyAfter months of fighting, northeastern Syria makes official split to Kurdish autonomy.
Weapons Seized in Turkey near SyriaA cargo truck bearing 12,000 rocket heads was seized by Turkish police near the Syrian border, possibly on way to rebel forces.
Kurdish Rebels Threaten Turkey with Fresh Wave of AttacksKurdistan Workers Party acting head says Turkey not delivering on key promises, continues to support Islamists against Kurds in Syria.
The "Non-Arab Spring"?As Arab civil strife engulfs the region, Israelis should spare a thought for other indigenous peoples fighting for their own rights.
Syria: Kurdish Group Calls for AutonomyPublication of draft proposal for Kurdish autonomy in northern Syria highlights emboldened campaign for Kurdish rights in the Middle East.
Kurdish-Israelis Want Representation in Upcoming ConferenceAs Kurds push towards national unity, in the hope of eventually securing independence, Israel's sizable Kurdish community wants a seat too.
Iraqi Kurdish Leader Threatens Intervention in SyriaKurdish Regional Government President Masoud Barzani threatens to send forces to protect Syrian Kurds from Islamist attacks.
Syria: Iranian Kurds Poised to Join BattleAs civil war continues to escalate, Party of Free Life of Kurdistan announces readiness to defend Kurds in Syria.
Turkey Voices Concern Over Kurdish Victories in Syrian Civil WarTurkey is increasingly concerned as Kurdish groups edge closer to cementing autonomy in northern Syria
Boycotters, You are Targetting the Wrong CountryIsraelis have suggested labelling products with how many PA breadwinners are employed in each plant, so BDS'ers know what they are really doing. However, this writer has a more forthright idea.
A Letter to the Kurds: Don't Join IranA word of advice about fighting Turkey, when Iran is around the bend.
Editor of Pro-Israeli Iraqi Magazine Goes MissingMawlud Afand, editor of a magazine that advocates relations between Kurdistan and Israel, has been missing for more than ten days.
Iraq's Kurds Deny Hosting Israeli Intelligence OperativesThe government of Iraq's Kurdish region denied allegations by Iranian officials that Kurdistan was hosting Israeli intelligence operatives.
Turkish Airstrikes Target PKK in Northern IraqOne day after Turkey's prime minister castigated Israel for striking terrorists in Gaza, Ankara strikes at terrorists in Iraq.
MIDEAST NOTES: Syria, Turkey and the KurdsThe Kurds, deprived of a homeland in spite of being promised self-determination in the aftermath of World War One, are beginning to play the role of kingmakers in key countries.
Report: IDF Drones Over Kurdistan?Iran's Press-TV claims Israel is operating drones over Iraq's autonomous Kurdistan region without permission from Baghdad.
Oil Resumes After PKK Attack Halted Flow to TurkeyOil resumed moving through the Kirkuk--Ceyhan pipeline after a Kurdish rebel attack over the weekend temporarily halted the flow.
Syria Jails 400 in Crackdown on PKKSyria has reportedly arrested 400 ethnic Kurds in five cities in an attempt to assist Turkey against PKK rebel forces.
Turkish Forces Kill Kurdish CiviliansTurkish soldiers reportedly gunned down Kurdish villagers gathering herbs after mistaking them for PKK resistance fighters.
Israeli Businessman Considers Iraq RefineryIsraeli businessman Idan Ofer makes a secret visit to Iraq, considers local oil refinery.
US Takes Sides with Turkey on Kurdish StruggleThe United States has announced that it will help Turkey keep the Kurds stateless.
Turkey Admits to Killing 120 Kurds Last MonthTurkey admitted Friday to slaughtering as many as 120 Kurdish rebels in raids on their hideouts in northern Iraq last month.
Increased Violence in Turkish-Occupied KurdistanThe past week has seen a steep upsurge in violence between Kurdish resistance fighters and Turkish forces currently occupying Northern Kurdistan.
Israel Reportedly Training Kurdish ForcesRecent reports indicate that Israeli agents are working in Iraqi Kurdistan to train Kurdish commandos in guerrilla war and counter-terrorism.