Bye Bye Bayan Xan

Photo credit: The Times A few months ago Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman, the high representative of KRG to the UK, announced that she had been assigned the KRG USA post. In the grand scheme of things, this move will g...

Cults of Kurdistan

Following Jalal Talabani’s recent return to the Kurdistan region, there have been widespread celebrations amongst the Kurdish people albeit the majority being PUK supporters. People are happy to see an old patr...

The Winds lament

The worn rubber tyres crushed a clutter of small rocks and compounded the Earth, sweeping the dusty remnants behind it as the rusty white pick-up truck jerked along on the road to Halabja. A weary eyed man kept...