When we look back on the achievements, failures and missed opportunities of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) in 2016, there are both instances of good governing and grave incompetence that plagues Kurdistan Region’s relative success. Continue reading
Kurdistan Region is currently facing financial and economic hardships. The financial crisis has led to the decline of business investment and prosperity as the government continues to host over one million refugees fleeing the violence of Islamic State group while maintaining its fight against the extremist group.
The current Turkish government has increasingly attempted to bridge the growing gap between its significant Kurdish population and the governing institutions. Continue reading
Hillary Clinton’s announcement for presidency has been met with praise and worldwide glee at the prospect of a female leader in United States. Continue reading
Throughout the world social media networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, have been utilised by politicians, leaders and political parties to engage with voters. Continue reading
Occasionally someone criticises or chastises those who use the term ‘Erbil’ to refer to the capital of Kurdistan Region. In the Kurdish language, it is known as Hewlêr. Continue reading
The Islamic State (IS/formerly ISIS) militants led an offensive and captured several villages, towns and Iraq’s second largest city of Mosul in 2014. They espoused to have established a governing system based on Islamic principles. Continue reading