Relations between Iran and the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI) have gone through a number of stages. Before 1991, Iran supported the Iraqi Kurdish struggle against successive Iraqi regimes
About Zubir R AhmedZubir R. Ahmed is a Lecturer in College of Political Science and International Relations at Salahaddin University in Erbil. He specializes in International Relations and Security Studies, with particular attention on Iraq, Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Syria, and has a special interest in Kurdish political dynamics. Zubir holds a Ph.D. in Middle East Politics from Exeter University/ UK.
Strategic dialogue between Iraq and the US (United States) came to the conclusion that coalition troops should be withdrawn on 31 December 2021, with the coalition’s mission becoming a purely advisory role
Early August 2021, the Mustafa al-Kadhimi government announced the “Iraqi Neighboring Countries Conference,” designed to focus on regional challenges and ways to overcome them. The conference, held on August 28, 2021, was initially aimed at hosting Iraq’s neighbors, particularly Iran, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and Jordan
Deciphering the Rocket Attack on Erbil in Light of Tehran-Washington Rivalry The assassination of Qasem Soleimani, the commander of Iran’s elite Quds Force, the external wing of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and [...]