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Peres Center chief praises 'historic' pro-Israel vent in Iraq

'Deep connection between those residing in the Holy Land and those living in Iraq,' Peres Center chief Chemi Peres.

Peres Center chief praises 'historic' pro-Israel vent in Iraq

Iraq issues arrest warrants for 2 who called for peace with Israel

Authorities vow to arrest hundreds of participants of conference in Kurdish region which called for Iraq to make peace with Israel.

Iraq: Arrest warrants for 2 over call for peace with Israel

Iraq condemns conference on peace with Israel

Iraq's federal government condemns Friday's conference in s Kurdistan in which prominent leaders urged Iraq to make peace with Israel.

Iraq condemns conference on peace with Israel

Prominent Iraqis call for peace with Israel

At conference in Kurdistan, prominent Sunni and Shiite leaders openly call for peace with Israel.

Prominent Iraqis call for peace with Israel

US soldier wounded in Iraq rocket attack

Contractor killed and five others wounded in rocket attack targeting an airbase in Iraq's Kurdistan region.

US soldier wounded in Iraq rocket attack

'Israel will liberate Tehran before Iran liberates Jerusalem'

Iraqi journalist says Iran, Saudi Arabia, Turkey all consider parts of Iraq to be their lebensraum.

'Israel will liberate Tehran before Iran liberates Jerusalem'player

Trump's SyrIa withdrawal is actually a stroke of genius

Trump's SyrIa withdrawal is actually a stroke of genius

Congress must immediately pass a fresh AUMF for NE Syria

Congress must immediately pass a fresh AUMF for NE Syria

ANALYSIS - How the US killed the Kurdish autonomy project

Trump's pullout from Syria and green light to Turkish invasion is latest US betrayal of Kurdish efforts to achieve autonomy, independence.

ANALYSIS - How the US killed the Kurdish autonomy project

Actual Kurdish Muslim treatment of Jews today and in the past

Actual Kurdish Muslim treatment of Jews today and in the past

How to resolve the Turkish - Kurdish standoff in Syria

How to resolve the Turkish - Kurdish standoff in Syria

The Turks are coming – to Syria

The Turks are coming – to Syria

Israeli film dropped from Iraqi Kurdish festival competition

Film festival judges in Iraqi Kurdistan protest removal of Israeli film, refuse to declare winner.

Israeli film dropped from Iraqi Kurdish festival competition

Remembering the 1988 Halabja chemical weapon massacre

Israel-Kurdistan Friendship Association memorializes 1988 Halabja massacre that killed 5,000.

Remembering the 1988 Halabja chemical weapon massacreplayer

PKK and Hamas: A tale of two terror camps

PKK and Hamas: A tale of two terror camps

Jewish activists hold events supporting Kurdistan's independence

Jewish activists for independent Kurdistan promote cause in NY, Jerusalem.

Jewish activists hold events supporting Kurdistan's independence

Massive Iraqi earthquake rattles Tel Aviv

7.3 magnitude earthquake in northern Iraq felt over 600 miles away in Tel Aviv.

Massive Iraqi earthquake rattles Tel Aviv

Waving the Israeli flag - a criminal offense?

Following Kurdish demonstrations featuring Israeli flag, Baghdad outlaws waving of 'Zionist entity's flag'.

Waving the Israeli flag - a criminal offense?

'The Kurds are calling us - but we're ignoring them.'

N. Iraq Kurds disappointed with Trump, Israel abandoning their cry for help: 'We raised Israeli flag in Europe, now we're punished for it.'

'The Kurds are calling us - but we're ignoring them.'

Kirkuk falls as Iraqi tanks enter city

Iraqi MP appoints acting governor for city. 'Dark day for Kirkuk and Kurdistan. Iraqis should fight ISIS, not Kurds.'

Kirkuk falls as Iraqi tanks enter city

Iraqi forces launch 'major attack' on Kurds following referendum

Kurds say 'lots of casualties' in Kirkuk as Iraqi government launches 'major multi-pronged' attack following independence referendum.

Iraqi forces launch 'major attack' on Kurds following referendum

NY Kurdish fighter film screening sold out despite terror threat

'For Kurds, the relationship with Israel goes beyond an alliance. It is a brotherhood.'

NY Kurdish fighter film screening sold out despite terror threat

Netanyahu denies Turkish claim of involvement in Kurdish vote

'I can understand why those who support Hamas want to see the Mossad wherever things don't work out for them.'

Netanyahu denies Turkish claim of involvement in Kurdish vote

Erdogan: Mossad responsible for Kurdish independence

Turkey's President Erdogan claims Israel's Mossad responsible for Kurdish vote for independence, threatens to cut off crude oil exports.

Erdogan: Mossad responsible for Kurdish independence

Iran supports Iraq, prepares to receive Iraqi forces

Iran, Iraq, hold joint drills after Kurdish independence referendum.

Iran supports Iraq, prepares to receive Iraqi forces

Kurds vote 9-1 in favor of independence, despite Turkish threats

Initial results show more than 90% of Kurds in northern Iraq voted 'yes' on independence referendum.

Kurds vote 9-1 in favor of independence, despite Turkish threats

Erdogan threatens to halt renewed Israel ties over Kurdish state

'If Israel does not reconsider its support for Kurdish independence, Turkey will not be able to take many steps we would have with Israel.'

Erdogan threatens to halt renewed Israel ties over Kurdish state

Turkey threatens 'ethnic war' over Kurdish independence

Erdogan warns Iraqi Kurdish leader against pushing for independence following referendum. 'Waving Israeli flags will not save you.'

Turkey threatens 'ethnic war' over Kurdish independence

Kurdish independence referendum ends peacefully

80% of eligible voters cast ballots in referendum for independence. 'This is the best day of my life.'

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Kurdistan: After all the suffering, hope for independence

Jews from Kurdistan demonstrate at Jerusalem US Consulate supporting independence for Iraqi Kurdistan. 'Proud to be Israeli Kurd.'

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Iraq: We will not allow creation of a second Israel

Iraqi Vice President slams proposal to create independent Kurdish state in the Middle East.

Iraq: We will not allow creation of a second Israel

Israel should support the Kurdish Independence Referendum

Israel should support the Kurdish Independence Referendum

Is an independent Kurdistan in the offing?

Iraqi Kurds to hold referendum on independence in September. Iraqi government condemns move.

Is an independent Kurdistan in the offing?

Kurdish Rabbi passes away at 117

Rabbi Zecharia Barashi, reportedly oldest person in Israel, passes away at 117 in Jerusalem.

 Kurdish Rabbi passes away at 117

Obsessive inconsistency: The world and the two-state solution

Obsessive inconsistency: The world and the two-state solution

'Trying to flee the hell in which I was living'

A woman who fled ISIS with her two children was interviewed on Kurdistan24.

'I was trying to flee the hell in which I was living'

Kurdish leader demands statehood

Terrorism has rendered old order obsolete, says Kurdish president; the time has come for a Kurdish state.

Iraqi Kurdish president calls for statehood, new Mideast order

Kurds urge Jews to return to Iraq

Autonomous Iraqi Kurds appeal to descendants of former residents, promising Jews will be 'freer and safer' there than in much of Europe.

Kurds urge Jews to return to Iraq

Kurds to vote on independence from Iraq

KRG president calls for a referendum this year to let the 'people of Kurdistan determine their future,' in a call to secede from Baghdad.

Kurds to vote on independence from Iraq

Jewish Kurds hold groundbreaking Iraq event

Could a ceremony commemorating deadly anti-Semitic pogrom which led to Iraqi Jewish exodus also mark the start of a Jewish revival?

Jewish Kurds hold groundbreaking Iraq commemoration