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There is also a 7th-century text by an unidentified author, written about the legendary. Main articles: and Traditionally, there are three types of Kurdish classical performers — çîrokbêj , stranbêj and dengbêj. It took two years for the British to bring Kurdish areas into submission, while Shaikh Mahmud found refuge in an unknown location. They are mostly concentrated in the northeast and the north, but there are also significant Kurdish populations in Aleppo and Damascus. They argue that while some level of Kurdish cultural, social, political and ideological heterogeneity may exist, the Kurdish community has long thrived over the centuries as a generally peaceful and well-integrated part of Turkish society, with hostilities erupting only in recent years. During , Tehran has provided support for Iraqi-based Kurdish groups like or , along with asylum for 1,400,000 Iraqi refugees, mostly.

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Ṣalāḥ ad-Dīn Yūsuf ibn Ayyūb, or , founder of the in the Middle East Early Syriac sources use the terms Hurdanaye, Kurdanaye, Kurdaye to refer to the Kurds. This stalemate irritated powerful factions within the military and is said to be one of the main reasons behind the coup against Qasim in February 1963. The embargo, however, backfired and Kurds held parliamentary elections in May 1992 and established. Several musical forms are found in this genre. Mountains in Iraqi Kurdistan include the , , , and. A new constitution of Iraq was established in 2005, defining Iraq as a federalist state consisting of Regions and Governorates.

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The Ayyubid dynasty lasted until 1341 when the Ayyubid sultanate fell to invasions. After his gamble backfired, Mr Barzani stepped down as the Kurdistan Region's president. Their reputation for military prowess has made them much in demand as mercenaries in many armies. Construction of the Palace began in 1685, led by Colak Abdi Pasha, a Kurdish bey of the Ottoman Empire, but the building would not be completed until 1784, by his grandson, Ishak Pasha. Revolts did occur sporadically but only in 1880 with the uprising led by did the Kurds as an ethnic group or nation make demands.

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With mediation by President , Iran and Iraq reached a comprehensive settlement in March 1975 known as the. This was not received well in Baghdad, and as a result, Qasim began to prepare for a military offensive against the north to return government control of the region. Their mahdi called himself and the. Rebels do not appear to have felt any sense of unity or solidarity with fellow Kurds. Thus the opportunity to unify the Kurds in a nation of their own was lost.

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The Kurds of Khorasan, numbering around 700,000, still use the Kurdish dialect. In September 2017, a referendum on independence was held in both the Kurdistan Region and the disputed areas seized by the Peshmerga in 2014, including Kirkuk. Karim Khan was portrayed as being a ruler who truly cared about his subjects, thereby gaining the title Vakil e-Ra'aayaa meaning Representative of the People in. Contribute your suggestions in the form below! Autonomous period After the Persian Gulf War Even though autonomy had been agreed in 1970, local population enjoyed no particular democratic freedom denied to the rest of the country. Iran and all its Kurdish territories would hereby be incorporated in the.

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Kurdistan

The first genuinely Kurdish examples extant were built in the 11th century. Following the disintegration of the , all of its territories including what is modern-day Iraqi Kurdistan passed to the Iranian in the earliest 16th century. The Kurdish populations are recognized in both Iraq and Iran, as the Kurds in northern Iraq have successfully established their own autonomous government the , and the Kurds in Iran primarily inhabit the Iranian province of Kordestan. For the autonomous entity, see. A peace plan was announced in March 1970 and provided for broader Kurdish autonomy. In 1970 the Kurds rejected limited territorial self-rule within Iraq, demanding larger areas, including the oil-rich region.

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