ollowing the Kurdish independence referendum which was held in northern Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) controlled areas, the central Iraq administration have responded with political and economic sanctions.
his October, Turkey hosted the 2017 amputee football championship.
ollowing Turkey’s Operation Euphrates Shield, which saw the Free Syrian Army (FSA), backed by Turkish forces, clear Daesh from the territory in north Syria between August 2016 and March 2017, the Idlib operation has been the second phase of Turkish direct involvement in Syria.
arzani continues to seek the independence bid he initiated with nationalist and emotional arguments seemingly without any international support, at least on paper.
he Turkish government introduced its Medium-Term Program (MTP) last week.
ith no surprise German Chancellor Angela Merkel won the federal elections on 24th September while major parties, including her own, suffered the worst-ever losses in German political history since 1949.
here is great joy in Erbil, celebrations and parades on the streets.
hile a year has passed since the July 15 coup attempt, trials, especially those in Istanbul and Ankara, are proceeding swiftly.
hile the Kurdish Regional Government’s President Masoud Barzani has ignored and objected to calls from the international community to postpone the independence referendum, Turkish President Erdogan has asserted that Turkey will not recognize the vote “regardless of its outcome.
isregarded by many developed countries and neglected by the Muslim world, the humanitarian crisis in Myanmar found a voice through Turkey, once again highlighting the country’s prominence in humanitarian aid.