Tag archive for ‘Iraq’
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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 Christof Lehmann On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

Obama Commutes Sentence: Manning to be Released in May 2017 instead of 2045

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : U.S. President Barack Obama commuted and significantly shortened the prison sentence of whistleblower Bradley / Chelsea Manning who will be released on May 17, 2017 instead of remaining More...

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By nsnbc On Sunday, January 15th, 2017

ISIL Leader Al-Baghdadi Trapped in Nineveh: Iraqi PMU Commander

nsnbc : Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the self-proclaimed Caliph of the Islamic State, is effectively trapped inside Iraq’s Nineveh province, said a Jawad al-Tleibawi, a senior leader of Iraq’s Popular Mobilization More...

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By nsnbc On Saturday, January 14th, 2017

Iraqi Special Forces Liberated Mosul University from ISIL

nsnbc : Iraqi special forces stormed the Mosul University complex in the northeastern part of the city on Friday. After heavy clashes on and around the main campus, the special forces pushed ISIL further back . Iraqi More...

By nsnbc On Monday, January 9th, 2017

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...

By nsnbc On Monday, January 9th, 2017

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...

By nsnbc On Sunday, January 8th, 2017

Iraq’s Barzani and Turkey Agree on Fighting Turkey’s PKK

nsnbc : Massoud Barzani, the President of Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government, and Turkey’s Prime Minister Binali Yildirim, agreed to cooperate in combating terrorism, including militants of Turkey’s More...

By nsnbc On Saturday, January 7th, 2017

Baghdad and Ankara Agree to Withdraw Turkish Troops from Iraq – How Did They Get There?

nsnbc : Iraq’s Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, on Saturday, said that Iraq and Turkey had reached an agreement on the withdrawal of Turkish troops from Iraq. Turkish troops have been in the country without More...

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By Fahwad Al-Khadoumi On Thursday, January 5th, 2017

Closure of Yazada Office in Northern Iraq Puts Rescued Yazidi Sex Slaves at Risk: Murad Ismael

Fahwad Al-Khadoumi (nsnbc) : Murad Ismael, the executive director of YAZADA, confirmed that authorities in northern Iraq’s Kurdistan Autonomous Region closed down the NGO’s office in Dohuk. Ismael stressed More...