However, following repayment of debts to oil companies, operation costs, and pipeline costs, the KRG only retained a net income of $3.965 billion from crude sales, which is only an average 44 percent of the initial revenue gained.
ANKARA: The award-winning Kurdish soprano Pervin Chakar may have made her name on international opera stages, but throughout her long and distinguished career she has also focused on the musical heritage of her homeland.
The Kurds of northeastern Syria dreamed of establishing an autonomous, multiethnic and gender-equal utopia. Instead, their breakaway region has been engulfed in conflict since its creation.
QAMISHLI, Syria — Suad Shukri arrived early one morning last week to visit her son’s grave. An hour later, the small cemetery would be thronged by thousands of mourners burying 12 fighters from a Kurdish-led force who were killed battling the recent Islamic State attack on a prison in northeast Syria.
The François MITTERRAND Prize created on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the May 10, 1981 victory was awarded to Selahattin DEMİRTAŞ former deputy and co-chairman of the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) imprisoned since 2016 in Turkey.