Kurdistan

Understanding the situation of the Middle East today. From one world war to another (1/3)

To understand the situation of today’s Middle East, it’s necessary to review a century of history. It’s necessary to go back to the aftermath of the First World War to see a large part of the geopolitical data that explains…

Kurds: A Common Issue for Iran, Turkey

Kurds are among one of those peoples in the world that despite considerable population and independent ethnic and cultural identity do not have an independent country. The Kurdish nostalgia, therefore, has been always a dominant feature among Kurdish groups in…

Yazidi minority under great duress in Iraq

Thousands of Yazidis are facing death in the Iraq mountains after the organisation calling itself Islamic State (IS) took over the town of Sinjar, and also, the largest Christian town in the region, which together have fallen to the interlopers,…