Iraqi official says Kurds in secret weapons deal

Monday 30 July 2012 ARABNEWS BAGHDAD: A high-ranking Iraqi official yesterday said security agencies have uncovered a secret weapons deal between the autonomous Kurdistan region and an unnamed foreign country. “Iraqi security agencies (discovered) a secret weapons deal between the president of the Iraqi Kurdistan region, Massud Barzani, and a […]

US, Turkey and Iraqi Kurds join hands

Credit: Asia Times: An acrimonious exchange between the Turkish and Iraqi leaders underscores escalating tensions as Ankara wades into its neighbor’s sectarian politics to back autonomous Kurdish leader Massoud Barzani. Turkey needs help from the Barzani fiefdom to muzzle separatists on its eastern border, yet its desire for a share […]