In northern Iraq's Kurdistan, hikers and skiers are at play in the Snow Festival

In the snowy mountains of northern Iraq, skiers, both locals and foreigners, participate in The Snow Festival, organised by the Kurdish department of tourism, while others take to hiking.

published on : 21st February 2019

Operation Olive Branch: Social media video shows Turkish-backed Syrian rebels advancement on Afrin

Footage uploaded to social media purports to show Turkish-backed Syrian rebels advancing on Afrin in Syria's northwest. 

published on : 29th January 2018

Voting starts in Iraqi Kurdistan's independence referendum

Voters head to the polls in an independence referendum in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, ignoring the threats and fears of further instability.

published on : 25th September 2017