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First Armenian Apostolic Church Opens in Kurdistan Region Capital Erbil

Iraqi-Armenians who fled sectarian violence in northern Iraq for the comparative security of the Kurdistan Region capital of Erbil can finally pray in their own place of worship. The Church of the Holy Cross opened its doors on April 6 in a special ceremony attended by Armenian clergy, including the …

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Kurdistan, a small region with big problems

        The Iraqi Kurdistan dilemma: President Barzani’s term has ended, “Islamic State” jihadists are at the region’s doorstep; Turkey and the PKK are at war. Simple solutions are not in sight. If the number of migrants in the Autonomous Region Kurdistan in northern Iraq is any measure, …

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