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Editor's Desk

The ME’s unexploded time bomb: ‘Independent’ Kurdistan

Editor

Dhu al-Hijjah 10, 14382017-09-01

With the failure of imperialist-Zionist instigated mayhem in the Muslim East, their attention has now turned to use the Kurds for their nefarious agenda. Will the Kurds fall into this trap and cause more chaos and confusion?

News & Analysis

The battle for Mosul: conflicting agendas of Turkey and Iraq

Catherine Shakdam

Rabi' al-Awwal 01, 14382016-12-01

Turkish forces are present in the operation against the takfiris in Mosul without the agreement of the Iraqi government. The two governments have conflicting agendas.

Main Stories

From Mosul to Aleppo: folding the takfiri tent

Tahir Mustafa

Safar 01, 14382016-11-01

While the Iraqi army and Kurdish Peshmarga forces have launched operations from the southeast and northeast respectively into Mosul, the western corridor to Syria remains wide open for the takfiris to escape. Why?

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News & Analysis

Erdogan shoots himself in the foot, again

Tahir Mahmoud

Dhu al-Hijjah 29, 14372016-10-01

President Erdogan’s policies are leading toward facilitating the establishment of the Kurdish State in Northern Iraq while he thinks he is undermining the Kurds in Syria and Turkey.

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News & Analysis

US strikes Turkey through the Gulenist cult

Ahmet Aslan

Shawwal 27, 14372016-08-01

Ample proof has emerged of the Gulenist cult, backed by the US, in trying to engineer the coup in Turkey. This attempt may have failed but another one cannot be discounted.

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Daily News Analysis

Syrian Kurds throw spanner in Geneva talks by unilateral declaration of autonomous region in the north

Crescent International

Jumada' al-Akhirah 08, 14372016-03-17

The Kurds are spread over different countries, the victims of colonial carve-up of the Muslim East (aka the Middle East) but they tend to make decisions that are not in their own best interest. Their latest move, a declaration of autonomy in northeast Syria is one such example. This is likely to complicate the possibility of achieving a political solution to the 5-year-old war on Syria.

Opinion

Despotism silencing intellectuals and scholars

Catherine Shakdam

Rabi' al-Thani 22, 14372016-02-01

Turkish President Recep Tayip Erdogan has gone berserk over criticism of his anti-Kurd policy. He has lashed out at intellectuals and scholars displaying his authoritarian streak.

Letters To The Editor

Disturbing facts about Erdogan

Ahmet Bayrakdar

Rabi' al-Awwal 20, 14372016-01-01

Reader Ahmet Bayrakdar expresses deep concerns about Erdogan’s policies in Turkey.

Daily News Analysis

Distraught Kurdish father buries family in hometown amid moving scenes

Crescent International

Muharram 01, 14372015-10-14

Heart-breaking scenes were witnessed in Kobane at the funeral of three-year-old Aylan Shenu Kurdi, brother Galep and mother Rehana. The three were buried in their ancestral home, Kobane where their bodies were transported from Turkey earlier in the day. The boys' father Abdullah was heart-broken and sobbed uncontrollably saying he had lost everything in the world. The family's tragedy also reflects the West's hypocrisy in refusing them asylum.

Daily News Analysis

The morning after: Pasha Erdogan’s dream lies in ruin

Crescent International

Sha'ban 21, 14362015-06-08

Turkish voters have repudiated President Erdogan's attempts to change the constitution by making the president all powerful. By denying his not only the two-third majority but even a majority in the new parliament, the Turkish people have cut Erdogan to size.

News & Analysis

Breaking up Iraq: when secession becomes a weapon of war

Catherine Shakdam

Sha'ban 14, 14362015-06-01

The US-Zionist project to break-up the Muslim East into even smaller pieces is on track. In Iraq, the Kurds are being lined up for this nefarious agenda. Behind it all is the protection of Zionist Israel.

News & Analysis

Kobani’s resistance deflates Turkish imperial ambitions

Ahmet Aslan

Muharram 08, 14362014-11-01

Resistance by the Kurds in Kobani has undermined Turkey’s imperial ambitions. Ankara thought the ISIS terrorists would defeat the Kurds leading to the weakening of the other Kurdish group, the PKK.

Daily News Analysis

Kurds advance imperialist agenda for Iraq’s break-up

Crescent International

Ramadan 05, 14352014-07-03

The ISIS-created chaos in Iraq has provided an opportunity for Kurds to break away and create an “independent” state. It may become independent from Iraq but will be totally subservient to imperialist and Zionist forces. Destabilization of the entire region is in full swing.

Occupied Arab World

Debate on federalism dominates politics in occupied Iraq

Nasr Salem

Ramadan 08, 14272006-10-01

An acrimonious parliamentary and public debate, accompanied by a series of boycotts by several groups of parliamentary sessions, has repeatedly forced Iraq's legislature to postpone discussion of a bill to divide Iraq into autonomous regions.

Guest Editorial

The price of sectarianism in the Islamic movement

Abu Dharr

Rabi' al-Awwal 03, 14272006-04-01

The images are still fresh in our minds, the characters are still around, and the memories will not go away. In Islamic centers and masajid, Islamic annual conferences and halaqat, even at hajj and the ‘umrah, books, tracts, essays, and pamphlets, and sometimes cassettes and CDs, were liberally distributed, free of charge.

Occupied Arab World

Kurdish unrest highlights internal and external problems facing Syria

M.S. Ahmed

Safar 11, 14252004-04-01

The recent flare-up of ethnic violence involving Syria’s Kurdish minority (apparently inspired by the constitutional gains made by the Kurds in Iraq) and the growing US pressure on Damascus to sign a peace deal with Israel and "end its occupation" of Lebanon, indicate the increasing threats to the stability of a country that is already undermined by the enduring alliance between the ruling Asad dynasty and the Ba’ath party...

Occupied Arab World

America’s Kurdish ‘allies’ fearful of consequences of war in Iraq

Nasr Salem

Ramadan 26, 14232002-12-01

Now that Washington’s massive diplomatic offensive against Baghdad has succeeded in getting the UN weapons-inspectors back into Iraq, the US government seems to have inched one step closer to its ostensible goal of deposing Iraqi president Saddam Hussein. Since its war against Afghanistan ended, the US has been looking for a pretext to wage war against Iraq...

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