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Posts Tagged: Kurds

February 15, 2018 4:36 pm
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Where’s the Outrage for Turkey’s Deadly Assault on the Kurds?

A full-fledged military assault on a predominantly Muslim community typically sparks a global wave of protests, condemnation, and sometimes calls by Islamist leaders for retaliation. This...

December 27, 2017 4:32 pm
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Less Than 1,000 ISIS fighters Remain in Iraq and Syria, Coalition Says

Fewer than 1,000 Islamic State fighters remain in Iraq and Syria, the United States-led international coalition fighting the hardline Sunni militant group said on Wednesday,...

November 21, 2017 12:38 pm
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The Kurdish and Catalan Referenda

On October 1, 2017 -- of those eligible to vote from among the 7.5 million-strong Catalan nation -- two million (42%) showed up for the referendum on independence from...

November 2, 2017 1:51 pm
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Kurds Could Be Key US Ally in Anti-Iran Efforts

Kurdish President Massoud Barzani, in his first comment on the military rout of his Peshmerga forces, vowed that the overwhelming vote for Kurdish independence in...

October 2, 2017 5:03 pm
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Alan Dershowitz: The Case for Kurdish Independence

This article was originally published by Gatestone Institute. Over 90% of Iraq’s Kurdish population have now voted for independence from Iraq. While the referendum is not...

September 27, 2017 4:44 pm
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Trump Betrays Kurdistan

JNS.org - It is difficult to look at the scandalous international response to the Kurdish independence referendum and not think, at the same time, of the...

September 25, 2017 10:16 am
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Iraqi Kurds’ Independence Is Decades Overdue

The Iraqi Kurdish vote for independence, taking place on Monday, is more than likely to pass. Sadly, however, not a single country (with the exception...

September 6, 2017 3:48 pm
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A Lesson in Democracy for Turkey’s Islamist President

When Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan visited Washington, DC this past May, he was greeted outside the home of the Turkish ambassador by a small...

July 13, 2017 10:36 am
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The Time Is Ripe for Kurdish Independence

The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) will hold a referendum on independence on September 25, 2017. By all accounts, the majority of Iraqi Kurds under the...

March 27, 2017 6:15 am
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Are Syrian Kurds the Key to Defeating ISIS?

JNS.org - What steps can the West take to defeat the Islamic State? According to leading experts, the US and Israel should work to push the Syrian...

February 10, 2017 3:52 am
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Assyrian Statehood Would Help Kurdish-American Relations

JNS.org - President Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban against citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries has been met with a growing backlash in the Middle East. To take one...

September 23, 2016 6:49 am
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Erdogan Will Never Defeat the Kurds Through Violence

Turkey’s President Recep Erdogan has claimed that military operations against the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) will continue until “the very last rebel is killed.” What...

September 2, 2016 3:58 am
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The Betrayal of Syria’s Kurds

JNS.org - From Moscow to Washington, we are told that the principle enemy in the Middle East is the Islamic State (IS) terrorist organization. At the same...

May 5, 2016 6:37 am
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Leader of Syrian Islamist Group Threatens Kurds

A radio transmission between the commander of an Islamist brigade with ties to the US-backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) and a Kurdish man contained a chilling message, threatening to...

Culture

Backstreet Boys’ Nick Carter Films Video Onstage During Israel Concert

Backstreet Boys singer Nick Carter filmed a video onstage during his band's live concert...

American Model Kate Upton Shares Photos From Her Trip to Israel

American model Kate Upton shared with her Twitter followers on Thursday photos from her recent trip to Israel. The 25-year-old uploaded three...

Features

Zionism Meets Feminism: Talking Shop Over a Glass of Chardonnay

JNS.org - In a quintessential “only in Israel” moment, nearly 60 women (and a few dozen men) gathered on a breezy...

Brooklyn Man Hopes to Open a New Chapter of Jewish Dating

At many recent Passover seders, sometime after the four questions were asked, a fifth one was posed by a parent...

The Israeli Air Force Legend Who Influenced Generations

JNS.org - On Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day for Fallen Soldiers, the family of Lt.-Col. Ohad Shadmi -- a legendary and highly influential...

World

Students, Activists Disrupt Talk by Israeli Ambassador at Syracuse Universi...

Some 20 protesters disrupted a speech by an Israeli ambassador at Syracuse University in New York on Tuesday, raising concerns...

Israel

Top Hamas Official Warns: Gaza Border Protests Will Continue After May 15

A top Hamas official warned on Wednesday that the ongoing Gaza border demonstrations -- expected to reach their peak on May 15, known as "Nakba Day" by the Palestinians --...

Middle East

In Power for 15 Years, Iraq’s Shi’ites Split Ahead of Crucial V...

United in their fight against Saddam Hussein's oppression for decades, Iraq's Shi'ites have become deeply fragmented and disillusioned with their...

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