UPK still dreams of Kirkuk
According to our sources, the status of the oil city [...]
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According to Intelligence Online's sources, Massoud Barzani and his son Masrour Barzani, the Kurdish Autonomous Region's spymaster (IOL 791), are [...]
The PKK, the Kurdish separatist movement in Turkey, is caught up in violent internal strife over the prospect of a rapprochement with Tehran.
Tehran has proposed a major plan to the Syrian government to reform its military along the lines of Iran's.
A lawsuit between Canadian oil company WesternZagros and its former partner in Kurdistan could have a direct impact on the powerful Talabani family.
For Turkey’s Milli Istihbarat Teskilati (MIT), the large quantities of [...]
Owned by property magnate Peshraw Majid Agha and headed by former US soldiers, Falcon Security has carved a niche for itself as the go-to private security outfit in Iraqi Kurdistan.
Masoud Barzani, the president of the Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government [...]
Mustafa Sayid Qadir, the minister for the Peshmerga in the [...]
While keeping tabs on Islamic State is its top priority, the CIA is also gathering more and more intelligence on the US' allies in Iraq.
The war council that took place in Erbil over the weekend of September 19 in the presence of several officers [...]
The sacking of Kurdish General Babaker Zebari, the charismatic Iraqi army chief-of-staff, is a sign of the crisis that is brewing between the Iraqi military and the Shi'ite government. Intelligence Online investigates.
Michael T. Flynn, who headed the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) [...]
According to our sources, Hart Integrated Solutions, the private security [...]
Masrour Barzani, the son of Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) [...]
The director of Turkey's Milli Istihbarat Teskilati (MIT), Hakan Fidan, will need plenty of skill to juggle the competing interests of keeping the PKK in check and combating Islamic State, or Daesh.
A major clandestine operation involving the CIA, the DGSE, MI6, the BND and Turkey's MIT has been underway since the summer to equip the armed forces of Iraqi Kurdistan, the last rampart against Islamic State, the former ISIS or Daesh.
To combat the Syrian Kurdish movement PYD, which occupies part of the border between Syria and Turkey, Turkey has encouraged [...]
Increasingly active in Iraqi Kurdistan, Washington and Ankara will oversee the merger of Kurdistan's intelligence services into a single structure.
The Kurdish Regional Government is building its own army and intelligence services by bringing together the military wings of former political rivals, the KDP and the PUK.