During the past two decades, Iraq has witnessed an open and hidden competition and a power struggle between Shiite forces in the post-2003 political system. The conflict, which manifested in tensions, clashes, and changes in alliances, had a direct impact on Iraq's political and security situation. Tensions have steadily risen over the last two decades.
Reasons Behind The IQD Decline in front of Dollar
The Iraqi dinar, the Iranian Rial, and the Turkish and Syrian Lira are not the only ones declining against the dollar, but most of the US competitor's currencies have fallen this year. According to official data, in 2022, most other currencies, such as the Japanese yen, the Chinese Yuan, the British Pound, and the Euro, have lost value by -14% to -6% against the dollar
Kurdistan Region Labor Work Bill
The Kurdistan Labor Law, with 120 pages, consisting of 20 chapters and 154 articles, was submitted to the Kurdistan Parliament Presidency for its second reading. Reasons for proposing the draft include changes and regulation of employer-worker relations
The 9th Cabinet in Actions
Shia has now entered a phase of implementation and decision-making. The complete form of government has yet to be formulated due to internal conflicts within the Shiite coordination framework
Iraq's 2023 Budget Expectations
Although Iraq's revenues have exceeded $90 billion this year, the government could not set a budget for 2022, the same as in 2020. However, the Iraqi government is now preparing the 2023 budget. Due to the central bank's reserves and oil prices, the 2023 budget is expected to be the most significant proposed budget for Parliament in the modern history of Iraq.
The Impact of Great Powers Competition on Kurdistan
Xi Jinping's visit to Saudi Arabia comes just five months after US President's visit to Riyadh. The two visits are another sign of the great conflict the world is witnessing
Iran and Turkey: Will the invasion of Kurdistan take place?
Turkey has launched a series of air raids and artillery strikes against Kurdish positions in Iraq and Syria. The Iranian Regime uses missiles to target Iraqi Kurdistan and violently repress its Kurdish province. Why are Tehran and Ankara tightening their grip over this disturbing minority?
Rudaw Research Center’s Webinar: Fall of Afghanistan and Future US policy in south Asia
The Rudaw Research Center was held a webinar on the fall of Afghanistan and future of US policy in South Asia with participation of Peter Galbraith Former US diplomat, and former deputy UN envoy for Afghanistan and General Ernie Audino (Ret) Senior Military Fellow at the Gold Institute for International Strategy and the event was moderated by Ali Kurdistani
The Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI) Property Market Report, including a survey, followed by several meetings of counselling and planning at the Rudaw Research Center. The report was accomplished by efforts and supervision of our colleague, Mahmood Baban and his team. It provides detailed information on the price trend in the KRI real estate market
This book was written by two Norwegian journalists and was published in 1975. The book includes reports and photos of the famous Norwegian journalist ‘’Egil Ulti’’ and his photographer Evarsn journey’s to Kurdistan which they spent time with Peshmerga forces in the mountains and tell the story of how Peshmerag defended the people and land of Kurdistan and, and also tell the story of Kurdish exodus due to Iraqi regime’s attacks.
Kurdistan and Post -ISIS
In August 2014 ISIS had launched attacks on Kurdistan region and captured some parts of Kurdistan land. ISIS has exploited the chaos of the Arab spring in Syria. According to geopolitical experts this is considered as geopolitical change therefore Kurdistan had to adapt with the new geopolitics of the region.