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Balance of Power Shifts in Kirkuk

Balance of Power Shifts in Kirkuk

Kirkuk- “Before we couldn’t proudly declare that we are Turkmen, now our flag is flying over Kirkuk’s citadel again,” Iraqi Omar Najat, 23, told Agence France Presse. According to the agency, with the return of Kirkuk to Iraqi control, the...
Iraq Orders Arrest of Kurdish VP

Iraq Orders Arrest of Kurdish VP

Iraq’s Supreme Justice Council ordered the arrest of Kurdistan Regional Government Vice President Kosrat Rasul for allegedly saying Iraqi troops were “occupying forces” in Kirkuk. A Supreme Judicial Council spokesman said the court considered Kosrat Rasul’s...