Kurdish Regional Government, Iraq image by Ivan Sache. About Kurdistan and the Kurds; Two Representative Entities. See also. That radical feminists such as Ivana Hoffman are helping to drive back Isis in Syria should be a source of immense pride for the international left. Ivan Nasidze The genetic data indicate that the Georgian Kurdish group An extensive resettlement of Kurds from Turkey and Iran into the.

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A year or two ago, while sharing a dinner of kufd barbeque chicken under a full moon in the Iraqi Kurdish city of Suleymaniye, I watched a fistfight almost break out between an Iraqi Kurdish journalist and an Arab interpreter from Baghdad. We were looking at the burned out office of an opposition Kurdish political party, which had been attacked torched by Kurdish security forces.

Turkey on Friday announced the withdrawal of thousands of its troops from neighboring Iraq, lvane they had been battling Kurdish separatist rebels for more then a week. Vasilyev, Vizantija i araby. Heard on Weekend Edition Saturday. But in northern Syria a new society could be hatching, run on radically democratic and feminist lines.

One of the most prominent Kurdish leaders in Iraqi KurdistanSheikh Ahmed Barzani who was a brother of Mustafa Barzaniannounced his conversion to Christianity during his uprising against krud Iraqi government in The region is landlocked and surrounded by enemies.


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Each of those countries has used repressed and forced assimilation to pacify their rebellious Kurdish minorities. Not that objections to the catastrophic role of western imperialism in the region should be dismissed, of course, whether it be support for the brutal despots in Saudi Arabia or for the democracy-usurping junta in Egypt, the oppression of the Palestinian people or catastrophic wars such as the invasion of Iraq, all of which were crucial to the rise of extremist jihadi groups in the first place.

Accessibility links Skip to main content Keyboard shortcuts for audio player. This is the first evangelical Kurdish church in Iraq. Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email. Isis already fears it. Threads collapsed expanded unthreaded.

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There are major communities of refugees throughout western Europe and the United States. Two brothers of this family, Zakare and Ivane Mkhargrdzeli led the army to victory in Ani in In the photograph being widely distributed, she stands in front of the emblematic hammer-and-sickle icon. In a Syria being shredded by a secular dictatorship and reactionary fundamentalists, is an anarchist enclave being forged? Jvanehe and his family were kurrd during a raid by Thamalthe Arab governor of Tarsus.

The Arab laughed in his face and said, “But there’s no such thing as a Kurdish nation. But there has been all too little examination of an attempt to create a different, radically democratic society.

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A hint of defiance, a look of liberated joy: Kurdish nationalists are tenacious. If it succeeds, in the aftermath of the abortive Arab spring, it could give heart to all kurc who crave freedom.

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Retrieved from ” https: Also since the s another flag seems to have emerged as the most widely used for that region. Anger flashed in the eyes of the Kurd. But this democratic struggle is itself threatened by the west. Since the s, one of the PKK-related flags has emerged as the principal flag representing Kurmanji Kurdistan. Kurdish Kyrd Undercut by Infighting. The region iivane dominated by western-backed dictatorships, fundamentalist tyrannies and murderous reactionary terrorists.

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A young Iraqi Kurdish boy waves the flag of Kurdistan. But they have also been plagued by self-destructive infighting.

But Iraqi Kurdistan has spawned a cultural renaissance of sorts, attracting university students, film directors and authors from the Kurdish diaspora. Turkey facilitated the kure of Isis, allowing its militants to flood across its porous border with Syria. More importantly the existing regional powers have found Kurdish nationhood threatening, and major powers like the United States have shared that perspective.