As the Islamic State Group moves even closer to Erbil, the capital of Iraqi Kurdistan, residents of the Kurdish region are fleeing in droves to safer areas, as a state of panic consumes the region. Nour Malas of the Wall…
By PBS NewsHour
In making the case for U.S. airstrikes in Iraq, President Barack Obama is drawing on the doctrine involving the use of American force that he outlined less than three months ago, when it seemed he was trying to avoid potential…
By Julie Pace, Associated Press
Kurdish Foreign Minister Falah Mustafa Bakir said Wednesday that the autonomous Kurdistan region of Iraq is "determined to go ahead with the referendum" for independence because Iraq has failed politically.
By Larisa Epatko
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