The leader’s decision to go ahead with the vote despite regional and U.S. opposition “was a miscalculation,” a veteran Kurdish politician says.

  • Oct 20, 2017

Visits to the sites of the purported uprisings in disputed Kirkuk and Khanaqin showed little evidence of a sustained revolt.

  • Oct 19, 2017

The military push is raising doubts about the future of Iraqi Kurdistan’s leadership.

  • Oct 17, 2017

President Trump says the United States is “not taking sides” in crisis between two U.S. allies.

  • Oct 16, 2017

The conflict between Kurdish and Iraqi forces follows Kurdistan’s independence vote. 

  • Oct 16, 2017

Iraq’s U.S. trained special forces were part of the advance on Kurdish positions.

  • Oct 15, 2017

The oil-rich area increasingly is seen as a flash point after September vote for Kurdistan’s independence.

  • Oct 13, 2017

Details of the deal have yet to be released, however, and major obstacles remain.

  • Oct 12, 2017

Activists say the Trump administration has signaled a more accommodating stance on new construction.

  • Oct 10, 2017

Egypt has sought to end a decade-old split between Hamas and the rival Palestinian group Fatah, which controls the West Bank.

  • Oct 2, 2017
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