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DW
On 'IS' front line with peshmerga in Iraqi Kurdistan |a thick concrete wall and barbed wire and toward a peshmerga military base in D
On 'IS' front line with peshmerga in Iraqi Kurdistan |
DW / Posted 7 hours ago
a thick concrete wall and barbed wire and toward a peshmerga military base in Dakuk, Iraq, half an hour's drive south of Kirkuk. The Ninth Brigade's headquarters are located here, just a kilometers from the front lines, where the Kurdish forces... Read more
9h
International Business Times
Kurdish Peshmerga troops gear up to retake Isis-held Mosul trucks don't come this way and then the main confrontation will start," explain
Kurdish Peshmerga troops gear up to retake Isis-held Mosul
International Business Times / Posted 9 hours ago
trucks don't come this way and then the main confrontation will start," explained Qadir Hama Saleh, a Peshmerga from Kirkuk. The ground deployment of coalition military personnel at the front line in northern Iraq has been reported, although... Read more
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The Atlantic
No Kurd Will Die to Restore Iraqi UnitySoviet-era equipment to clear over 8,000 miles of territory. We intend to keep
No Kurd Will Die to Restore Iraqi Unity
The Atlantic / Posted yesterday
Soviet-era equipment to clear over 8,000 miles of territory. We intend to keep it all, including the oil-rich city of Kirkuk, which the Iraqi army abandoned in June 2014 as ISIS swept across northern Iraq. We are part of the global coalition... Read more
2d
Al-Ahram Weekly
Sykes-Picot feteto establish major oil producing companies. What they needed now were political
Sykes-Picot fete
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
to establish major oil producing companies. What they needed now were political entities linked to oil production in the Kirkuk oil fields and to two pipelines, one leading from Kirkuk to Tripoli in northern Lebanon and the another from Kirkuk to... Read more
5d
The Globe and Mail
The close: TSX rises as banks rally before earningsOil Marketing Organization, said at the Iraq Petroleum Conference in London. Ab
The close: TSX rises as banks rally before earnings
The Globe and Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Oil Marketing Organization, said at the Iraq Petroleum Conference in London. About 150,000 barrels a day of production at Kirkuk in northern Iraq is down, according to Al-Amri. Prices will move “a little bit” higher as shortages emerge, he... Read more
5d
Alaska Public
Bear attack survivor: ‘Grace was extended to me’firefighter and EMT. After leaving the Marines he served in the same capacity a
Bear attack survivor: ‘Grace was extended to me’
Alaska Public / Posted 5 days ago
firefighter and EMT. After leaving the Marines he served in the same capacity as a civilian in Iran, for fourteen months in Kirkuk, about 100 miles north of Baghdad. He said he was scared sometimes doing that work, but nothing comes close to his... Read more
6d
Guardian Unlimited
Iraqi forces launch military operation to retake Falluja from Isisbeen at the vanguard of the fight against Isis elsewhere in the country, especi
Iraqi forces launch military operation to retake Falluja from Isis
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 6 days ago
been at the vanguard of the fight against Isis elsewhere in the country, especially in Diyala province, between Baghdad and Kirkuk. Sunni tribal fighters also joined the fray. The role of Shia militias, which were raised to supplement the state... Read more
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6d
Christian Today
ISIS news: group reportedly executing captives by dipping them in nitric acid11 other residents of Mosul on charges of using mobile phones, which is forbidd
ISIS news: group reportedly executing captives by dipping them in nitric acid
Christian Today / Posted 6 days ago
11 other residents of Mosul on charges of using mobile phones, which is forbidden, according to the Alalam news site. In Kirkuk city, the ISIS militants reportedly burned all five members of an Iraqi family alive a day after accusing them of... Read more
7d
Daily Telegraph
Isil carrying out chemical experiments on its prisoners as it moves labs into residential neighbourhoodsAnd in March, a suspected Isil chemical attack on the Iraqi town of Taza, south
Isil carrying out chemical experiments on its prisoners as it moves labs into residential neighbourhoods
Daily Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
And in March, a suspected Isil chemical attack on the Iraqi town of Taza, south of Kirkuk, killed three children and wounded some 1,500 people, with injuries ranging from burns to rashes and respiratory problems. Brig Roger Noble, the deputy... Read more
9d
Daily Mirror
ISIS ammunition bunker destroyed by RAF Tornado bombs in this MoD footageIV guided bombs, fought against a group of ISIS extremists hiding in a tunnel n
ISIS ammunition bunker destroyed by RAF Tornado bombs in this MoD footage
Daily Mirror / Posted 9 days ago
IV guided bombs, fought against a group of ISIS extremists hiding in a tunnel network dug into a riverbank north-west of Kirkuk and against two rocket launcher positions north of Mosul. The target is lined up in the crosshairs Last Wednesday,... Read more
9d
The Christian Post
ISIS Executes 25 by Dipping Them in Nitric Acidaccording to Alalam, which also reported that ISIS militants burned all the fiv
ISIS Executes 25 by Dipping Them in Nitric Acid
The Christian Post / Posted 9 days ago
according to Alalam, which also reported that ISIS militants burned all the five members of an Iraqi family alive in Kirkuk city a day earlier after accusing them of trying to escape the terror group's territories. In late April, ISIS... Read more
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Daily Mirror
ISIS ammunition bunker destroyed by RAF Tornado bombs in this MoD footageIV guided bombs, fought against a group of ISIS extremists hiding in a tunnel n
ISIS ammunition bunker destroyed by RAF Tornado bombs in this MoD footage
Daily Mirror / Posted 9 days ago
IV guided bombs, fought against a group of ISIS extremists hiding in a tunnel network dug into a riverbank north-west of Kirkuk and against two rocket launcher positions north of Mosul. The target is lined up in the crosshairs Last Wednesday,... Read more
11d
Daily Telegraph
‘What happened will probably never be known’fields of war. Mr Belford, 58, from the Sydney area, was killed at 10am on Tue
‘What happened will probably never be known’
Daily Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
fields of war. Mr Belford, 58, from the Sydney area, was killed at 10am on Tuesday morning, Iraq time, at a village near Kirkuk, 200km north of Baghdad, while trying to defuse a huge 7kg improved explosive device left behind by the Islamic... Read more
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11d
FOX News
Iraqi-American lawyer facing prison for immigration fraud claims he was targeted for aiding Christiansdecline of the Christian community is something that didn’t only start in 2003,
Iraqi-American lawyer facing prison for immigration fraud claims he was targeted for aiding Christians
FOX News / Posted 11 days ago
decline of the Christian community is something that didn’t only start in 2003,” DeKelaita, who was born in Kirkuk and came to the U.S. as an 11-year-old, told FoxNews.com. “This annoyed a lot of judges, a lot of people. But I... Read more
11d
Herald Sun
‘What happened will probably never be known’fields of war. Mr Belford, 58, from the Sydney area, was killed at 10am on Tue
‘What happened will probably never be known’
Herald Sun / Posted 11 days ago
fields of war. Mr Belford, 58, from the Sydney area, was killed at 10am on Tuesday morning, Iraq time, at a village near Kirkuk, 200km north of Baghdad, while trying to defuse a huge 7kg improved explosive device left behind by the Islamic... Read more
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11d
The Courier Mail
‘What happened will probably never be known’fields of war. Mr Belford, 58, from the Sydney area, was killed at 10am on Tue
‘What happened will probably never be known’
The Courier Mail / Posted 11 days ago
fields of war. Mr Belford, 58, from the Sydney area, was killed at 10am on Tuesday morning, Iraq time, at a village near Kirkuk, 200km north of Baghdad, while trying to defuse a huge 7kg improved explosive device left behind by the Islamic... Read more
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11d
News.com.au
‘What happened will probably never be known’fields of war. Mr Belford, 58, from the Sydney area, was killed at 10am on Tue
‘What happened will probably never be known’
News.com.au / Posted 11 days ago
fields of war. Mr Belford, 58, from the Sydney area, was killed at 10am on Tuesday morning, Iraq time, at a village near Kirkuk, 200km north of Baghdad, while trying to defuse a huge 7kg improved explosive device left behind by the Islamic... Read more
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11d
Perth Now
‘What happened will probably never be known’fields of war. Mr Belford, 58, from the Sydney area, was killed at 10am on Tue
‘What happened will probably never be known’
Perth Now / Posted 11 days ago
fields of war. Mr Belford, 58, from the Sydney area, was killed at 10am on Tuesday morning, Iraq time, at a village near Kirkuk, 200km north of Baghdad, while trying to defuse a huge 7kg improved explosive device left behind by the Islamic... Read more
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11d
Adelaide Now
‘What happened will probably never be known’fields of war. Mr Belford, 58, from the Sydney area, was killed at 10am on Tue
‘What happened will probably never be known’
Adelaide Now / Posted 11 days ago
fields of war. Mr Belford, 58, from the Sydney area, was killed at 10am on Tuesday morning, Iraq time, at a village near Kirkuk, 200km north of Baghdad, while trying to defuse a huge 7kg improved explosive device left behind by the Islamic... Read more
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11d
International Business Times
Australian explosives expert killed while defusing bomb in Iraq An Australian demining expert has been killed in Iraq after an explosion occurr
Australian explosives expert killed while defusing bomb in Iraq
International Business Times / Posted 11 days ago
An Australian demining expert has been killed in Iraq after an explosion occurred in Kirkuk, Daquq. According to his employer, the person, whose identity has not been disclosed, was defusing bombs near the northern part of Iraq that has been... Read more
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11d
Adelaide Now
Day in most dangerous jobin his late 50s, was leading 30 de-miners from the not-for-profit Swiss Foundat
Day in most dangerous job
Adelaide Now / Posted 11 days ago
in his late 50s, was leading 30 de-miners from the not-for-profit Swiss Foundation for Mine Action (FSD) at Daquq, close to Kirkuk, some 200km north of Baghdad, when he was killed. Islamic State militants were driven out of Daquq last year but left... Read more
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11d
The New Zealand Herald
Intention to kill: A day in the world's most dangerous jobin his late 50s, was leading 30 de-miners from the not-for-profit Swiss Foundat
Intention to kill: A day in the world's most dangerous job
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 11 days ago
in his late 50s, was leading 30 de-miners from the not-for-profit Swiss Foundation for Mine Action (FSD) at Daquq, close to Kirkuk, some 200km north of Baghdad, when he was killed. Islamic State militants were driven out of Daquq last year but left... Read more
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11d
News.com.au
One small mistake and it’s overin his late 50s, was leading 30 de-miners from the not-for-profit Swiss Foundat
One small mistake and it’s over
News.com.au / Posted 11 days ago
in his late 50s, was leading 30 de-miners from the not-for-profit Swiss Foundation for Mine Action (FSD) at Daquq, close to Kirkuk, some 200km north of Baghdad, when he was killed. Islamic State militants were driven out of Daquq last year but left... Read more
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11d
CNBC
Oil outages speeding up new world energy ordersaid Cohen. "You've got people upset in Nigeria, Iraq and Libya, and part of it
Oil outages speeding up new world energy order
CNBC / Posted 11 days ago
said Cohen. "You've got people upset in Nigeria, Iraq and Libya, and part of it is they're not getting paid off…You've got Kirkuk oil field off line and you have a government in Iraq that is in a serious state of disarray." But Cohen said oil... Read more
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Perth Now
Aussie killed defusing IS bombvictim was leading a team of 30 de-miners from the not-for-profit Swiss Foundat
Aussie killed defusing IS bomb
Perth Now / Posted 12 days ago
victim was leading a team of 30 de-miners from the not-for-profit Swiss Foundation for Mine Action (FSD) at Daquq, close to Kirkuk and 200km north of Baghdad, when he was killed on Tuesday morning. ISIS militants were driven out of Daquq about a... Read more
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12d
The New Zealand Herald
Morning briefing: 8 stories from around the worldThe Australian was leading 30 deminers from the not-for-profit Swiss Foundation
Morning briefing: 8 stories from around the world
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 12 days ago
The Australian was leading 30 deminers from the not-for-profit Swiss Foundation for Mine Action (FSD) at Daquq, close to Kirkuk when he was killed. 3 In the spotlight New York woman became so enraged at the glare from her neighbour's television... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Aussie killed defusing IS bombvictim was leading a team of 30 de-miners from the not-for-profit Swiss Foundat
Aussie killed defusing IS bomb
Daily Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
victim was leading a team of 30 de-miners from the not-for-profit Swiss Foundation for Mine Action (FSD) at Daquq, close to Kirkuk and 200km north of Baghdad, when he was killed on Tuesday morning. ISIS militants were driven out of Daquq about a... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Aussie killed defusing IS bombvictim was leading a team of 30 de-miners from the not-for-profit Swiss Foundat
Aussie killed defusing IS bomb
Adelaide Now / Posted 12 days ago
victim was leading a team of 30 de-miners from the not-for-profit Swiss Foundation for Mine Action (FSD) at Daquq, close to Kirkuk and 200km north of Baghdad, when he was killed on Tuesday morning. ISIS militants were driven out of Daquq about a... Read more
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12d
Herald Sun
Australian mine clearer killed in Iraqvictim was leading a team of 30 de-miners from the not-for-profit Swiss Foundat
Australian mine clearer killed in Iraq
Herald Sun / Posted 12 days ago
victim was leading a team of 30 de-miners from the not-for-profit Swiss Foundation for Mine Action (FSD) at Daquq, close to Kirkuk and 200km north of Baghdad, when he was killed on Tuesday morning. ISIS militants were driven out of Daquq about a... Read more
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12d
The Courier Mail
Australian mine clearer killed in Iraqvictim was leading a team of 30 de-miners from the not-for-profit Swiss Foundat
Australian mine clearer killed in Iraq
The Courier Mail / Posted 12 days ago
victim was leading a team of 30 de-miners from the not-for-profit Swiss Foundation for Mine Action (FSD) at Daquq, close to Kirkuk and 200km north of Baghdad, when he was killed on Tuesday morning. ISIS militants were driven out of Daquq about a... Read more
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News.com.au
Australian mine clearer killed in Iraqvictim was leading a team of 30 de-miners from the not-for-profit Swiss Foundat
Australian mine clearer killed in Iraq
News.com.au / Posted 12 days ago
victim was leading a team of 30 de-miners from the not-for-profit Swiss Foundation for Mine Action (FSD) at Daquq, close to Kirkuk and 200km north of Baghdad, when he was killed on Tuesday morning. ISIS militants were driven out of Daquq about a... Read more
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News.com.au
The stories you need to know todaymilitants. He was leading 30 deminers from the not-for-profit Swiss Foundation
The stories you need to know today
News.com.au / Posted 12 days ago
militants. He was leading 30 deminers from the not-for-profit Swiss Foundation for Mine Action (FSD) at Daquq, close to Kirkuk, some 200km north of Baghdad, when he was killed on Tuesday morning. Members of his family in Australia are still to... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Australian expert dies diffusing I.S bombBelford was leading a team of 30 deminers from the not-for-profit Swiss Foundat
Australian expert dies diffusing I.S bomb
Sky News Australia / Posted 12 days ago
Belford was leading a team of 30 deminers from the not-for-profit Swiss Foundation for Mine Action (FSD) at Daquq, close to Kirkuk, some 200km north of Baghdad, when he was killed on Tuesday morning. His family in Australia has been informed of his... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Australian demining expert killed in IraqBelford was leading 30 deminers from the not-for-profit Swiss Foundation for Mi
Australian demining expert killed in Iraq
Adelaide Now / Posted 12 days ago
Belford was leading 30 deminers from the not-for-profit Swiss Foundation for Mine Action (FSD) at Daquq, close to Kirkuk, some 200km north of Baghdad, when he was killed on Tuesday morning. His family in Australia have been informed of... Read more
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Herald Sun
Australian demining expert killed in IraqBelford was leading 30 deminers from the not-for-profit Swiss Foundation for Mi
Australian demining expert killed in Iraq
Herald Sun / Posted 12 days ago
Belford was leading 30 deminers from the not-for-profit Swiss Foundation for Mine Action (FSD) at Daquq, close to Kirkuk, some 200km north of Baghdad, when he was killed on Tuesday morning. His family in Australia have been informed of... Read more
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Weekly Times
Australian demining expert killed in IraqBelford was leading 30 deminers from the not-for-profit Swiss Foundation for Mi
Australian demining expert killed in Iraq
Weekly Times / Posted 12 days ago
Belford was leading 30 deminers from the not-for-profit Swiss Foundation for Mine Action (FSD) at Daquq, close to Kirkuk, some 200km north of Baghdad, when he was killed on Tuesday morning. His family in Australia have been informed of... Read more
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News.com.au
Australian mine expert killed in IraqBelford was leading a team of 30 deminers from the not-for-profit Swiss Foundat
Australian mine expert killed in Iraq
News.com.au / Posted 12 days ago
Belford was leading a team of 30 deminers from the not-for-profit Swiss Foundation for Mine Action (FSD) at Daquq, close to Kirkuk, some 200km north of Baghdad, when he was killed on Tuesday morning. His family in Australia has been informed of his... Read more
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Perth Now
Australian mine expert killed in IraqBelford was leading a team of 30 deminers from the not-for-profit Swiss Foundat
Australian mine expert killed in Iraq
Perth Now / Posted 12 days ago
Belford was leading a team of 30 deminers from the not-for-profit Swiss Foundation for Mine Action (FSD) at Daquq, close to Kirkuk, some 200km north of Baghdad, when he was killed on Tuesday morning. His family in Australia has been informed of his... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Australian mine expert killed in IraqBelford was leading a team of 30 deminers from the not-for-profit Swiss Foundat
Australian mine expert killed in Iraq
The Courier Mail / Posted 12 days ago
Belford was leading a team of 30 deminers from the not-for-profit Swiss Foundation for Mine Action (FSD) at Daquq, close to Kirkuk, some 200km north of Baghdad, when he was killed on Tuesday morning. His family in Australia has been informed of his... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
A century-old wartime deal still shapes the Middle Eastexplained in 1915 that “I should like to draw a line from the ‘E’ in Acre [in w
A century-old wartime deal still shapes the Middle East
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 12 days ago
explained in 1915 that “I should like to draw a line from the ‘E’ in Acre [in what is now Israel] to the last ‘K’ in Kirkuk [in Iraq].” So the lines were drawn without much consideration for local identities and political preferences. At the... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
A century-old wartime deal still shapes the Middle Eastexplained in 1915 that “I should like to draw a line from the ‘E’ in Acre [in w
A century-old wartime deal still shapes the Middle East
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 12 days ago
explained in 1915 that “I should like to draw a line from the ‘E’ in Acre [in what is now Israel] to the last ‘K’ in Kirkuk [in Iraq].” So the lines were drawn without much consideration for local identities and political preferences. At the... Read more
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11 News Houston
A century-old wartime deal still shapes the Middle Eastexplained in 1915 that “I should like to draw a line from the ‘E’ in Acre [in w
A century-old wartime deal still shapes the Middle East
11 News Houston / Posted 12 days ago
explained in 1915 that “I should like to draw a line from the ‘E’ in Acre [in what is now Israel] to the last ‘K’ in Kirkuk [in Iraq].” So the lines were drawn without much consideration for local identities and political preferences. At the... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
A century-old wartime deal still shapes the Middle Eastexplained in 1915 that “I should like to draw a line from the ‘E’ in Acre [in w
A century-old wartime deal still shapes the Middle East
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 12 days ago
explained in 1915 that “I should like to draw a line from the ‘E’ in Acre [in what is now Israel] to the last ‘K’ in Kirkuk [in Iraq].” So the lines were drawn without much consideration for local identities and political preferences. At the... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
A century-old wartime deal still shapes the Middle Eastexplained in 1915 that “I should like to draw a line from the ‘E’ in Acre [in w
A century-old wartime deal still shapes the Middle East
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 12 days ago
explained in 1915 that “I should like to draw a line from the ‘E’ in Acre [in what is now Israel] to the last ‘K’ in Kirkuk [in Iraq].” So the lines were drawn without much consideration for local identities and political preferences. At the... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
A century-old wartime deal still shapes the Middle Eastexplained in 1915 that “I should like to draw a line from the ‘E’ in Acre [in w
A century-old wartime deal still shapes the Middle East
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 12 days ago
explained in 1915 that “I should like to draw a line from the ‘E’ in Acre [in what is now Israel] to the last ‘K’ in Kirkuk [in Iraq].” So the lines were drawn without much consideration for local identities and political preferences. At the... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
A century-old wartime deal still shapes the Middle Eastexplained in 1915 that “I should like to draw a line from the ‘E’ in Acre [in w
A century-old wartime deal still shapes the Middle East
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 12 days ago
explained in 1915 that “I should like to draw a line from the ‘E’ in Acre [in what is now Israel] to the last ‘K’ in Kirkuk [in Iraq].” So the lines were drawn without much consideration for local identities and political preferences. At the... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
A century-old wartime deal still shapes the Middle Eastexplained in 1915 that “I should like to draw a line from the ‘E’ in Acre [in w
A century-old wartime deal still shapes the Middle East
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 12 days ago
explained in 1915 that “I should like to draw a line from the ‘E’ in Acre [in what is now Israel] to the last ‘K’ in Kirkuk [in Iraq].” So the lines were drawn without much consideration for local identities and political preferences. At the... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
A century-old wartime deal still shapes the Middle Eastexplained in 1915 that “I should like to draw a line from the ‘E’ in Acre [in w
A century-old wartime deal still shapes the Middle East
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 12 days ago
explained in 1915 that “I should like to draw a line from the ‘E’ in Acre [in what is now Israel] to the last ‘K’ in Kirkuk [in Iraq].” So the lines were drawn without much consideration for local identities and political preferences. At the... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
A century-old wartime deal still shapes the Middle Eastexplained in 1915 that “I should like to draw a line from the ‘E’ in Acre [in w
A century-old wartime deal still shapes the Middle East
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 12 days ago
explained in 1915 that “I should like to draw a line from the ‘E’ in Acre [in what is now Israel] to the last ‘K’ in Kirkuk [in Iraq].” So the lines were drawn without much consideration for local identities and political preferences. At the... Read more
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First Coast News
A century-old wartime deal still shapes the Middle Eastexplained in 1915 that “I should like to draw a line from the ‘E’ in Acre [in w
A century-old wartime deal still shapes the Middle East
First Coast News / Posted 12 days ago
explained in 1915 that “I should like to draw a line from the ‘E’ in Acre [in what is now Israel] to the last ‘K’ in Kirkuk [in Iraq].” So the lines were drawn without much consideration for local identities and political preferences. At the... Read more
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