Monthly Archives: October 2013

Analysis of Iraq should include Kurdistan

The Guardian recently published an article by Rachel Shabi (Iraq needs leadership worthy of its people, 25 October). The following response from the APPG Co-Chairs, Meg Munn MP and Nadhim Zahawi MP has been sent. An article on Iraq … Continue reading

Time to recognise Kurds are victims of genocide, too

The Jewish Chronicle – Fri, 11 Oct 2013 In August, the Prime Minister gave an interesting response to a question from the campaigning Harlow MP, Robert Halfon, about intervention in Syria. Among other things, Mr Halfon is the vice-chair of … Continue reading

UK Shadow Middle East Minister: ‚ÄéKurdistan an emerging player with massive potential for UK

Brighton, UK ( – The Kurdistan Region is emerging as a player in its neighbourhood and offers massive potential to the UK, according to Ian Lucas, the UK Opposition Labour party’s Shadow Middle East Minister. Mr Lucas was speaking recently … Continue reading

Christianity in Kurdistan Today

Event at the Royal Geographical Society sheds light on the culture, history and day to day life of this overlooked minority. Kurdistan is home to many ancient churches, including the Syrian Orthodox Church, the Church of the East, the Chaldean … Continue reading

Oil export pipeline near completion, KRG minister tells meeting at Conservative Party conference

THU, 3 OCT 2013 09:08 | Manchester, UK ( – A pipeline to export oil from the Kurdistan Region will be operational within a few months, Ashti Hawrami, the Kurdistan Regional Government Minister of Natural Resources, told a meeting … Continue reading