Reporting on Peshmerga combat against ISIS, intel leaked on Social media

Kurdish-Peshmerga-002What constitutes as critical information in the battle against ISIS? It is information that can be used for the benefit of ISIS, and otherwise weaken Peshmerga forces, expose their vulnerabilities to both the public and the militants they are trying to fight.Continue reading “Reporting on Peshmerga combat against ISIS, intel leaked on Social media”

Turkish columnist implies HDP is to blame for June terror attack

80FD0FE7-1841-4798-BEAD-8604997DBCBD_cx0_cy8_cw0_mw1024_s_n_r1In a recent opinion piece published on The Hurriyet Daily News, Mehmet Y. Yilmaz makes an unsettling allegation that the Pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party (HDP) benefitted from the terror attack prior to the June 7 elections in Turkey.Continue reading “Turkish columnist implies HDP is to blame for June terror attack”

US blocks Arab allies from directly arming Kurdish forces to fight ISIS

640x-1As British MPs continue to debate the threat of ISIS, and the best way to tackle, as well as defeat the extremist group, the US has blocked Arab allies in the region from directly arming the Kurdish forces in Rojava.Continue reading “US blocks Arab allies from directly arming Kurdish forces to fight ISIS”

Improving Kurdistan’s democracy through online participation

ceb8936636d14814c9d99cfa3f512666 Kurdistan’s current media agencies tend to be deeply rooted to various establishments, some of which are political. Social networking sites can be used as politicised tools to influence policy-making, news-narratives and when the voices of the masses are combined they can become effective tools of mass communication.Continue reading “Improving Kurdistan’s democracy through online participation”