The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has refused to relinquish control of its border crossings to the Iraqi government as Arab-Kurd tensions simmer in light of Monday’s referendum on the independence of the semi-autonomous Kurdistan region from the rest of the Iraqi territory.
Ordinary Bangladeshi citizens have turned out to help the Rohingya Muslim refugees as the country works to shelter some of the hundreds of thousands of the persecuted minority who are fleeing an escalation of violence back home in Myanmar.
A member of the Palestinian Hamas resistance movement has been killed and another suffered injuries when an unidentified assailant blew up his explosives near the border between the besieged Palestinian coastal sliver and Egypt’s volatile Sinai Peninsula.
Iran expects Pakistan to protect its borders more seriously, an Iranian border commander said on Tuesday after Iranian forces dismantled a drug trafficking group which planned to enter the country’s soil from Pakistan.
The Turkish military has reinforced its presence in the other side of the barbed wire border with Syria amid perceived threats from the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG), a major component of the US-backed militiamen from the so-called Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF).