Syrian Kurdish YPG Reports Death of US American Volunteer Paolo Todd

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nsnbc : The Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) reported the death of a US American citizen who was volunteering with the YPG in their fight against the self-proclaimed Islamic State. The YPG reported  on Sunday that the US American volunteer fighter Paolo Todd was killed in northern Syria. Todd was reportedly killed during clashed More...

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By IMEMC On Monday, January 23rd, 2017

Netanyahu chats with Trump, then declares unrestricted settlement construction

Celine Hagbard (IMEMC) : A day after being inaugurated as U.S. President, Donald Trump called Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and invited him to come to the White House in February. Following the phone More...

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By nsnbc On Monday, January 23rd, 2017

Syria Talks In Astana Start With Government And Opposition At One Table

nsnbc : The Syria talks with participation of both the Syrian government and opposition groups started in Kazakhstan’s capital Astana on Monday. The primary focus of the first day pf the meeting was on consolidation More...

Earlier this month Nauma Kurtelmus declared that the state of emergency has been extended.
By nsnbc On Sunday, January 22nd, 2017

Parliament Approved Constitutional “Reform” Package – Turkey Headed for Referendum

nsnbc : Turkey’s parliament, on January 21, adopted the controversial constitutional reform package that will introduce radical changes to the country’s political system with 339 votes, thus exceeding More...

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By nsnbc On Saturday, January 21st, 2017

2016 The Deadliest Year for Afghan Media on Record: AJSC

nsnbc : The Afghan Journalist Safety Committee (AJSC) released a report stressing that 2016 was the deadliest year for Afghan media on record. 13 media workers were killed, countless other media workers were assaulted, More...

Murad Ismail, courtesy Murad Ismail on Facebook.
By Fahwad Al-Khadoumi On Saturday, January 21st, 2017

YAZADA Resumes Work in Northern Iraq – Closure Put Freed Sex Slaves at Risk

 Fahwad Al-Khadoumi (nsnbc) : The Yazidi NGO YAZADA announced that it will reopen its office in northern Iraq and resume its humanitarian work there. Yazada was closed down by officials of the northern Iraqi Kurdistan More...

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By nsnbc On Friday, January 20th, 2017

Turkey Invites Syrian – Kurdish KNC to Astana

nsnbc : Turkey invited three members of the Syrian Kurdish National Council (KNC / ENKS) to the talks in Astana January 23 – 25. The KNC is politically allied with northern Iraq’s Kurdistan Democratic More...

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By nsnbc On Friday, January 20th, 2017

US Rendered 10 Guantanamo Inmates to Oman

nsnbc : The United States confirmed that is will send 10 more inmates from its prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to the Sultanate of Oman. No detailed information about the names, charges and the future legal status More...

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By nsnbc On Thursday, January 19th, 2017

Tehran’s Plasco Highrise Collapsed Due to Fire: Scores of Firefighters Feared Dead

nsnbc : Rescue workers are desperately searching for firefighters trapped under the rubble of the iconic 15-story Plasco building in the Iranian capital Tehran after the city’s oldest high-rise collapsed during More...

By nsnbc On Thursday, January 19th, 2017

Russia – Syria Agree on Inviting US to Talks in Astana, Iran Opposes Invitation

nsnbc : Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Russia has invited the United States to take part in the talks on Syria in Kazakhstan’s capital Astana on January 23 – 25. Syrian Deputy Foreign More...