Islamic State fighters are close to taking a town just a few miles from the Turkish border, a fight which would be a symbolic
The Islamic State (IS), formerly known as Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) have warned Kurdish officials over their alliance with United States of America in a short video where they seemingly behead a Peshmerga fighter.
There are hundreds (if not thousands) of accounts on Twitter that promote and justify killings of civilians in Iraq, as well as Kurdistan. Some of the accounts tweet in Arabic, but have a English disclaimer that says, "Not IS". Other accounts are promoting IS ideological beliefs and urging others to join IS.
The external environment for the Iraqi Kurds is better than for decades. My main fear is that if anyone can defeat the Kurds
One of the most famous captions of all time has been 'life is but a stage'. The stage has been set for the Kurdish Nation