Iraq

Reflections on the Duhok Attack

Nine people lost their lives and 29 were injured as a result of an attack on a touristic area in a village in Zaho district in Duhok province of Iraq...

Sadr’s Resignation Move and Its Aftermath

After the 2018 Parliamentary Elections in Iraq, there were efforts to form a majority government for the first time, in which all parties who have...

Iraqi Kurdish politics is in gridlock over minority representation

The main Iraqi Kurdish parties remain on opposing sides in the continuing political battle over the shape of Iraq’s next government. The...

China’s Iraq investments and its growing foothold in the Middle East

Despite ongoing regional and global turmoil, China hasn’t ceased its investments in the Middle East. A recent report from Fudan...

Sadr will need to play chess to form Iraq's government

Despite two months passing since the election in Iraq, no significant progress has been made towards forming government. The Sadrist Bloc, led by...

Migration Phenomenon in the KRG: Why are the Kurds going west?

The recent migrant crisis that emerged on the Belarus-Poland border embodies a risk that it could  turn into an international crisis. While...

PKK’s new move in Sinjar

Backed into a corner by recent Turkish operations in the north of Iraq, the terrorist group PKK has resorted to mobilizing its local affiliates in...

The Historical Process of PUK and Intra-Party Leadership Struggles

One of the historical breaking points for the Kurds in Iraq occurred when Ibrahim Ahmed left the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) in 1975, which was...