Day: October 19, 2017

The Thwarted Dreams of Kurdistan

The Thwarted Dreams of Kurdistan

October 19, 2017
It was in 1916, in the midst of World War I, that Britain and France (pitted against the Germans, Austrians and Ottoman Turks) made their infamous Sykes-Picot agreement. In grand imperial style, they …
Antisemitism Weaponised

Antisemitism Weaponised

October 19, 2017
Palestine with its wonderful rolling landscapes and venerable old olive trees, – some of them planted by Mary’s own hands, by the Virgin, Mother of Jesus Christ, the Palestinian peasant woman who owne…
Seizing Kirkuk

Seizing Kirkuk

October 19, 2017
Elite Iraqi security forces have captured the Kurdish government headquarters buildings in the centre of Kirkuk with the Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi ordering the Iraqi flag to be raised over …