As Iraqi attacks on the Kurdistan Region continue, more Congressmen have joined in criticizing the Donald Trump administration’s neutrality between Baghdad and Erbil.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday said Israel had “great sympathy” for Kurdish aspirations and that the world should concern itself with their well-being.
Israeli Prime Minister reportedly pressing Europeans, Russians and Americans to support Kurds' independence and safeguard them from Iraqi advance.
Kurdish provinces in northern Iraq face new humanitarian challenges as thousands of people are displaced from Kirkuk, following the central government's control of the diverse area on Monday.
Sen. John McCain, the powerful chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, issued a statement Monday strongly critical of Baghdad’s assault on Kurdish-controlled Kirkuk.
European Friends of Kurdistan (EFK) on Friday expressed their support for the Kurdistan Region including concerns over the gathering of Iraqi forces and Iranian-backed Shia militia Hashd al-Shaabi in southern Kirkuk Province.