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Akbar Shahid Ahmed

Two Leading Iraqi Kurdish Groups Fighting The Islamic State To Be Taken Off U.S. Terror List

HuffingtonPost.com | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 12.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two of the leading political parties representing the Middle East's stateless Kurdish population will soon be removed from a U.S. list o...

Kurds Claim Key Border Border Crossing After Fierce Battles With ISIS

AP | VIVIAN SALAMA and RYAN LUCAS | Posted 09.30.2014 | World

SALHIYAH, Iraq (AP) — Kurdish fighters in northern Iraq captured a border crossing with Syria on Tuesday, expelling Islamic State militants in heavy...

Iraqi Kurdish President: Time To Plan Independence Referendum

Reuters | Posted 09.02.2014 | World

By Isabel Coles ARBIL, Iraq, July 3 (Reuters) - The president of Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region asked its parliament on Thursd...

Sophia Jones

'They Killed People And Then Hung Them In Their Homes'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sophia Jones | Posted 06.27.2014 | World

KIRKUK, Iraq -- They came without warning. Heavily armed and riding in hundreds of cars and Humvees stolen from the Iraqi army, the extremist Sunni fi...

WATCH: The Pigeon Keepers Of Kurdistan

Posted 07.12.2012 | World

In a small tea house in Erbil, in the Kurdish Region of Iraq, dozens of men gather at night to discuss their life passions. However, it's not their wi...