Syrian Army Kills ISIS Security Chief in Homs

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 nsnbc : Abu Hafs al-Mashrif, the self-proclaimed Islamic State’s security chief in the Syrian Governorate of Homs was among several other insurgents who were killed during an offensive of the Syrian Arab Army in the region on Thursday. City of Palmyra. Photo courtesy SANA Units of the Syrian Arab Army, on Thursday launched an offensive against More...

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By nsnbc On Wednesday, January 11th, 2017
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US Wants Syrian Kurds Included in Peace Talks: Mark Toner

nsnbc : U.S. States Department spokesman Mark Toner noted on Tuesday that Syrian Kurds should be party to any Syrian peace talks. The statement was made as preparations for talks in Astana aimed at restarting a More...

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By nsnbc On Wednesday, January 11th, 2017
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Pakistani Bloggers “Disappeared”

nsnbc : Samar Abbas, the prominent social activist and head of the Civil Progressive Alliance Pakistan “went missing” in Islamabad on January 7, 2017. Four others went missing within a week. Pakistan More...

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By nsnbc On Wednesday, January 11th, 2017
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Al-Qaeda Jihadists Deny Involvement in Assassination of Russian Ambassador in Turkey

nsnbc : Al-Qaeda linked terrorists in Syria denied any involvement in the assassination of the Russian Ambassador Andrey Karlov who was shot dead in the Turkish capital Ankara in December 2016. In their latest issue More...

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By nsnbc On Wednesday, January 11th, 2017
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Turkey Makes U-Turn About Promised Withdrawal of Troops from Iraq

nsnbc : Turkey’s government reversed its promise to Iraqi Prime Minister al-Abadi to withdraw its troops from Iraq until after the completion of the Mosul operation. Moreover, Turkish troops will stay in Iraq More...

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By nsnbc On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017
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Turkey’s HDP to Boycott Vote on Constitutional “Reform” With Opposition Behind Bars

nsnbc : Turkey’s leftist HDP announced that the party will boycott a parliamentary vote on constitutional change that would introduce an executive presidential system in the country. Turkey’s CHP also More...

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By nsnbc On Monday, January 9th, 2017
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Iraqi Popular Mobilization Units Block US Troops’ Access to Area in Salahuddin

 nsnbc : The  Iraqi Joint Operations Command reported late Sunday that a militia affiliated with al-Hashd al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization Units) denied U.S. troops access to an area in Iraq’s Salahuddin More...

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By nsnbc On Monday, January 9th, 2017
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Turkey’s Parliament Launched Talks About Constitutional Change

nsnbc : Turkey’s parliament, on January 9, launched talks about amending the country’s constitution. The proposed package of amendments will change the country into an executive presidential system and More...

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By nsnbc On Monday, January 9th, 2017
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Prominent Kurds Blast Turkey and Northern Iraq’s Barzani Regime for Having Kurds Fight Kurds

 nsnbc : The prominent Iraqi Kurdish politician Dr. Mahmoud Osman as well as Turkey’s Communities Union in Kurdistan, the political wing of Turkey’s outlawed Kurdistan Worker’s Party (PKK) criticized More...

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By IMEMC On Monday, January 9th, 2017
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4 Israeli soldiers, 1 Palestinian killed as truck plows through crowd in Jerusalem

IMEMC : A Palestinian man was shot and killed by Israeli soldiers after driving a truck through a crowd of Israeli soldiers on a street in Jerusalem. Four soldiers were killed, and 15 others injured, when they were More...