Iraq approves Turkish military operations against “anti-Turkish Kurds” on joint borders

October 2017; Yezidi YJS fighters returning home to Shingal after participating in the liberation of Raqqa, Syria.

nsnbc : Meeting with Iraqi Justice Minister Haider al-Zamili in Baghdad, Turkish ambassador to Iraq, Fateh Yildiz, said Ankara started to launch military operations on its borders with Iraq “to purge the borders from terrorist pockets in collaboration with the Iraqi government”, as quoted by a statement by the Iraqi justice ministry. October 2017; More...

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Syria, Afrin administration, Executive Council Co-chair Osman Şêx İsa, press conference, Mar 2018
By nsnbc On Monday, March 19th, 2018

Civilians evacuated from Afrin to prevent Turkish massacre

nsnbc : Following the announcement by Turkey’s armed forces that they have gained a foothold in the city center of Afrin, the Democratic Autonomous Administration of the Syrian – Kurdish canton held More...

Gaza's Shujeya in 2014
By nsnbc On Saturday, March 17th, 2018

Lack of political process to end Israeli – Palestinian conflict the largest impediment to Palestinian development: UN Report

nsnbc : A report compiled by the UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East peace process (UNSCO), published on Friday, stresses that the lack of a political process to end the Israeli – Palestinian conflict More...

Photo courtesy UNICED Sanadiki.
By nsnbc On Saturday, March 17th, 2018

De Mistura welcomes progress in East Ghouta but stresses that too many civilians are still suffering

nsnbc : The United Nations Special Envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, told the UN Security Council on Friday, that its three-week-old demand for a ceasefire across war-torn Syria was still not being implemented, More...

Evacuation from "rebel-held" areas in East Ghouta
By nsnbc On Saturday, March 17th, 2018

Thousands of civilians evacuated from towns in Eastern Ghouta

nsnbc : Some 11,000 civilians have left towns in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta Saturday morning, reported the Russian military. Evacuations of civilians from areas held by Al-Nusra and Jaish-al-Islam have been ongoing More...

KAR, Kurdistan, Sulaimani, Metro Center logo, journalists
By nsnbc On Thursday, March 15th, 2018

Baghdad delays and denies visas for journalists visiting Kurdistan Autonomous Region: Metro Center

nsnbc : The Metro Center for Journalists Rights and Advocacy (Metro Center) reported that Iraqi federal authorities are delaying or outright denying visa applications for foreign journalists waiting to travel to More...

Hamdallah, Palestine, Gaza, mar 2018
By IMEMC On Wednesday, March 14th, 2018

Palestinian PM survives assassination attempt in Gaza

IMEMC : Palestinian Prime Minister, Dr. Rami Hamdallah, and Palestinian Intelligence Chief Majed Faraj, have survived an assassination attempt, Tuesday, while seven guards were injured, after explosions targeted More...

US Ambassador to Iraq Douglas Silliman, KRG Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani, and US State Department official John Lister speak at a joint press conference in Erbil, Kurdistan Region, on March 12, 2018. Photo courtesy Rudaw TV
By nsnbc On Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

US officials in Erbil reveal $160 million Iraqi Governance Performance and Accountability Program

nsnbc : US Ambassador to Iraq, Douglas Siliman and US State Department official John Lister held a joint press conference with Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani, revealing the More...

Civilians around Afrin fleeing Turkish and FSA troops.
By nsnbc On Monday, March 12th, 2018

SDF / YPG urge Syrian – Kurdish diaspora to take to European streets to protest Turkey’s invasion of Afrin

nsnbc : The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) with its main constituent, the Syrian – Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) are calling on the Syrian and Kurdish diaspora to take to the streets of Europe More...

A Kurdistan Region delegation from different political parties and ethnic groups are being received by locals and officials in Qamishlo in Rojava, northern Syria on March 10, 2018. Photo courtesy ANHA
By nsnbc On Monday, March 12th, 2018

Delegation from Iraq’s Kurdistan Autonomous Region arrives in Syria’s Rojava

nsnbc : A delegation comprised of representatives from different religious and political groups from Iraq’s Kurdistan Autonomous Region (KAR) arrived in the Syrian – Kurdish enclave of Rojava to show More...