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Breitbart
Top General Confirms Islamic State Targeted U.S. Troops with ‘Sulfur-Mustard'weapons attacks in his region. Gen. Bahram Arif Yassin, a top commander of the
Top General Confirms Islamic State Targeted U.S. Troops with ‘Sulfur-Mustard'
Breitbart / Posted yesterday
weapons attacks in his region. Gen. Bahram Arif Yassin, a top commander of the Peshmerga fighters from northern Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), sounded the alarm on the chemical attacks in an exclusive interview with Breitbart... Read more
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Aljazeera
Radio station challenges ISIL in Mosula station could be set up and learning the process as he went along. In March 2
Radio station challenges ISIL in Mosul
Aljazeera / Posted yesterday
a station could be set up and learning the process as he went along. In March 2015, after obtaining authorisation from the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), he and two other station founders went to a frontline location to install transmitters... Read more
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Gulf News
Zebari ouster tests Iraq’s fragile relationship with Kurdshas been grappling with low oil prices and political turmoil. The central gover
Zebari ouster tests Iraq’s fragile relationship with Kurds
Gulf News / Posted 2 days ago
has been grappling with low oil prices and political turmoil. The central government has been locked in a dispute with the Kurdistan Regional Government since 2014, when the Kurds began selling their oil independently.Al Abadi’s attempts to install... Read more
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International Business Times
US troops gather ahead of Iraq's assault on Isis stronghold Mosulsaid General Maan al-Saedi, a commander in the Iraqi counter-terrorism force.
US troops gather ahead of Iraq's assault on Isis stronghold Mosul
International Business Times / Posted 7 days ago
said General Maan al-Saedi, a commander in the Iraqi counter-terrorism force. Massoud Barzani, the president of Iraq's Kurdistan Regional Government, has confirmed that the Iraqi army and Kurdish peshmerga troops will conduct the... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
S. Korea opens official diplomatic mission in Irbilthe South Korean embassy in Iraq, will be in charge of Irbil, Duhok, Sulaymaniy
S. Korea opens official diplomatic mission in Irbil
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 7 days ago
the South Korean embassy in Iraq, will be in charge of Irbil, Duhok, Sulaymaniyah and Halabja, the four regions under the Kurdistan Regional Government. Observers say that the new mission will help enhance diplomatic services for some 100 South... Read more
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Swissinfo
U.S. offers humanitarian aid as Iraq prepares Mosul offensivehave indicated the operation could start by late October. Blinken is due to vi
U.S. offers humanitarian aid as Iraq prepares Mosul offensive
Swissinfo / Posted 10 days ago
have indicated the operation could start by late October. Blinken is due to visit Erbil on Thursday to meet leaders of the Kurdistan Regional Government, whose peshmerga forces are expected to participate in the Mosul campaign. (Reporting by... Read more
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Aljazeera
Hero Ibrahim Ahmad: Smear campaign or political crisis?this instance, Ibrahim Ahmad's letter has been twisted out of context, contends
Hero Ibrahim Ahmad: Smear campaign or political crisis?
Aljazeera / Posted 12 days ago
this instance, Ibrahim Ahmad's letter has been twisted out of context, contends Dr Izat Sabir, a member of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Parliament, and an executive member of the oil and gas committee. He also dismisses her... Read more
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International Business Times
End 'shocking and arbitrary' detention of Yazidi woman, Amnesty tells Iraqi Kurdish authoritieshas been held by Iraqi Kurdish authorities. The rights group termed her detent
End 'shocking and arbitrary' detention of Yazidi woman, Amnesty tells Iraqi Kurdish authorities
International Business Times / Posted 12 days ago
has been held by Iraqi Kurdish authorities. The rights group termed her detention "shocking and arbitrary" and called the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) to release the mother-of-three immediately. She was detained in October 2014 and was... Read more
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The Washington Times
Mosul campaign crucial in ISIS fight with Obama set to leave behind unfinished warsectarian and regional rivalries. Fissures within the tenuous coalition built
Mosul campaign crucial in ISIS fight with Obama set to leave behind unfinished war
The Washington Times / Posted 13 days ago
sectarian and regional rivalries. Fissures within the tenuous coalition built by Iraq’s federal government in Baghdad, the Kurdistan Regional Government in Irbil and a revolving slate of U.S. commanders in the region have been widening for months,... Read more
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News.com.au
Amnesty condemns Yazidi woman detentionMiddle Eastern religions. The Sunni Arab militants of Islamic State view them a
Amnesty condemns Yazidi woman detention
News.com.au / Posted 13 days ago
Middle Eastern religions. The Sunni Arab militants of Islamic State view them as infidels. "It is shocking that the Kurdistan Regional Government, which has consistently condemned IS atrocities against the Yazidi community, is holding a... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Amnesty condemns detention of Yazidi woman in Iraqi KurdistanMiddle Eastern religions. The Sunni Arab militants of Islamic State view them a
Amnesty condemns detention of Yazidi woman in Iraqi Kurdistan
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 days ago
Middle Eastern religions. The Sunni Arab militants of Islamic State view them as infidels. "It is shocking that the Kurdistan Regional Government, which has consistently condemned IS atrocities against the Yazidi community, is holding a... Read more
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Reuters
Mosul battle plans ready, could be concluded by year-end - Kurdish leaderare ready and the northern Iraqi city might be recaptured before the end of the
Mosul battle plans ready, could be concluded by year-end - Kurdish leader
Reuters / Posted 15 days ago
are ready and the northern Iraqi city might be recaptured before the end of the year, the president of Iraq's autonomous Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) said on Friday. The army and Kurdish Peshmerga forces, backed by a U.S.-led coalition,... Read more
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Variety
Busan Festival to Open with Zhang Lu’s ‘A Quiet Dream’Iraqi director Hussein Hassan’s ”The Dark Wind,” co-produced by the Kurdistan R
Busan Festival to Open with Zhang Lu’s ‘A Quiet Dream’
Variety / Posted 19 days ago
Iraqi director Hussein Hassan’s ”The Dark Wind,” co-produced by the Kurdistan Regional Government), and producers from Germany and Qatar, will close the festival, which runs Oct. 6-15. In terms of size at least, the festival seems little diminished... Read more
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dna
To Iranian eyes, Kurdish unrest spells Saudi incitementat a time when Kurds across the region appear emboldened: Kurdish armed groups
To Iranian eyes, Kurdish unrest spells Saudi incitement
dna / Posted 20 days ago
at a time when Kurds across the region appear emboldened: Kurdish armed groups in Syria have been gaining territory and the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) in northern Iraq is increasingly distancing itself from the central government in... Read more
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Reuters
To Iranian eyes, Kurdish unrest spells Saudi incitementat a time when Kurds across the region appear emboldened: Kurdish armed groups
To Iranian eyes, Kurdish unrest spells Saudi incitement
Reuters / Posted 20 days ago
at a time when Kurds across the region appear emboldened: Kurdish armed groups in Syria have been gaining territory and the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) in northern Iraq is increasingly distancing itself from the central government in... Read more
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Swissinfo
To Iranian eyes, Kurdish unrest spells Saudi incitementat a time when Kurds across the region appear emboldened: Kurdish armed groups
To Iranian eyes, Kurdish unrest spells Saudi incitement
Swissinfo / Posted 20 days ago
at a time when Kurds across the region appear emboldened: Kurdish armed groups in Syria have been gaining territory and the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) in northern Iraq is increasingly distancing itself from the central government in... Read more
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heraldscotland
Exodus from Mosulmust be undertaken to try and root out IS members who have escaped or are attem
Exodus from Mosul
heraldscotland / Posted 21 days ago
must be undertaken to try and root out IS members who have escaped or are attempting to infiltrate areas controlled by the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) by coming through posing as displaced civilians. “The authorities have security checks... Read more
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DW
Who are the Kurds? |of war, the Iraqi Kurds gained a quasi-state in northern Iraq by riding on the
Who are the Kurds? |
DW / Posted 24 days ago
of war, the Iraqi Kurds gained a quasi-state in northern Iraq by riding on the heels of two US-led wars in Iraq. The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has many characteristics of a state. However, KRG institutions are weak and fractured by... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Turkish warplanes wallop Syria, Iraq targetsword about deaths or injuries. There is a large Kurdish presence in a semiauton
Turkish warplanes wallop Syria, Iraq targets
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 26 days ago
word about deaths or injuries. There is a large Kurdish presence in a semiautonomous region of northern Iraq. The country's Kurdistan Regional Government governs the three provinces that make up the region. Also, a security source has told Anadolu... Read more
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