HOW U.S. AND TURKEY DETERMINE THE FATE OF KURDS

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu during the meeting with his U.S. counterpart Mike Pompeo agreed on Syria’s city of Manbij road map, providing for the withdrawal of the Kurdish militia linked to the Kurdistan Workers’ Party or PKK on June 4. According to the joint plan of Washington and Ankara, these formations will be replaced…

KURDISH HOSPITALS BUCKLE UNDER REFUGEE PRESSURE

Nearly 70 percent of the patients visiting Erbil’s state hospitals are people fleeing from conflict zones in northern and southern parts of Iraq, according to local officials who warn that the demand for hospital services has peaked because of a lack of beds and the overburdened health care system.