Iran bombed Iraq’s Kurdish region over natural gas plan involving Israel – report

A general view shows a damaged mansion following an overnight attack in Erbil, the capital of the northern Iraqi Kurdish autonomous region, on March 13, 2022 (SAFIN HAMED / AFP) An Iranian missile attack earlier this month that blasted a villa in Iraq’s Kurdish region was prompted, in part, by a plan in the works with Israel for the Kurds to supply natural gas to Turkey and Europe, Reuters reported Monday , citing Iraqi and Turkish officials.

There has been considerable speculation as to why Iran targeted the villa, which is owned by Baz Karim Barzanji, a Kurdish energy sector […]

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