The seven remaining houses of the Jewish community in Zakho (Duhok province) may collapse due to weather conditions and lack of budget to repair them, an official warned.
The Kurds have played a major role in the eight-month-old US-backed campaign to defeat hardline Sunni insurgents.
An Israeli diplomat expressed support for an independent Kurdistan on Tuesday, stating that Kurdistan independence would increase stability in the Middle East.
Relations between Israel and the Kurdistan Region should be open for the sake of the long-standing political, cultural, and economic ties between the two countries, according to Kurdish author and translator Shafiq Haji Kheder.
His new film is not just to draw world attention to the Kurds’ fight against terrorism but it is a call of support for Kurdish independence, said French writer and philosopher Bernard-Henri Lévy at the opening of his film the Battle for Mosul in Erbil Tuesday night.