The crises created by Iran’s sectarian policies in Iraq and Lebanon became tools of legitimization for both the UAE and Saudi Arabia.
While the vast majority of foreigners within the YPG are Turkish, Iraqi or Iranian citizens of Kurdish origin, Kurds living in the West have also joined the militia.
The apprehended terrorists who fled through the conflict zones in Syria and Iraq were caught either inside the country or on the borders.
Many political analysts noted that the last time such a document was released was just before the 2003 invasion of Iraq.
s the dust of the war in Kirkuk and the disputed territories in northern Iraq settle down, there are two issues on the forefront: the future of relations between Erbil and Baghdad, and the future status of Masoud Barzani.
Yemen is just another battle ground in addition to Syria, Iraq and Lebanon for Iranian and Saudi proxies.
While 8 out of 9 Nobel prizes were given to scientists employed by its universities in 2003, following the ideas of a group of ideologues the US invaded Iraq, leading to one of the greatest fiascos of its history.
fter the seizure of Mosul in June 2014 by the terrorist organization Deash, the Iraqi Petroleum Ministry announced that a new pipeline will be constructed to the border of Turkey, since the pipelines carrying Kirkuk oil to the port of Ceyhan in the southern Adana province became irreparable.
“Lebanon cannot resolve a question like Hezbollah which is in Syria, Iraq, everywhere because of Iran.
While the migrants from war-torn Middle Eastern countries including Syrian, Yemen and Iraq, where the Western countries are involved in proxy wars, have faced immense racist attacks in Europe and North America over the past few years, Turkey has proved the most hospitable.
On his two-day visit to the UK, Yildirim is expected to discuss different matters regarding Syria and Iraq with his UK counterpart.
ccording to information gathered by a source from Syria's Haseke province, close to the Anadolu Agency, the US army has apparently delivered combat and mine resistant vehicles via the Semalka border crossing at the Iraq-Syria border.
The Saudi Arabian Minister of Gulf Affairs and former general and former ambassador to Iraq Thamer Sabhan, replied by twitter that this "passion" for Saad Hariri was very surprising coming from those who, according to him, "had murdered his father Rafic and Lebanon's hope for a peaceful and moderate life.
This has been particularly obvious in the policies concerning Palestine since the period of the British Mandate, but also concerning the Kurdish issue – whether secret or open – since the 1970s, or, more recently, in the positions taken concerning the conflicts in Syria and Iraq.