Karzai Condemns Foreign Air Strikes and Civilian Afghan Casualties

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nsnbc : Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai strongly condemned the alleged death of civilians in Helmand province caused by an airstrike carries out by U.S. forces. Karzai used his Twitter account to state “I condemn in strongest terms foreign airstrikes that killed people in Sangin and terrorist attack that killed people in Lashkargah.” The More...

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5 years for "insulting President Erdogan"?
By nsnbc On Saturday, February 11th, 2017
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Turkey’s HDP Co-Leader Yükesdag Faces 5-Year Prison Sentence for Insulting The President

nsnbc : Member of Parliament and co-leader of Turkey’s leftist People’s Democratic Party, Figen Yükesdag is facing up to five years in prison on charges of “insulting President R. Tayyip Erdogan”. A More...

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By nsnbc On Saturday, February 11th, 2017
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Erdogan Ratified Turkey’s “Enabling Act” of 2017

nsnbc : Turkey’s President R. Tayyip Erdogan, on Friday, ratifies the package of constitutional amendments aimed to introduce am administrative presidential system in Turkey. The legislation was paced through More...

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By nsnbc On Saturday, February 11th, 2017
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Top-Afghan ISIS Leader Killed in Counter-Terrorism Operation

nsnbc : Qari Munib, one of the top-leaders of the self-proclaimed Islamic State branch in Afghanistan, was killed in a counter-terrorism operation. Munib was linked to some of the major attacks in the capital Kabul More...

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By nsnbc On Thursday, February 9th, 2017
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Canada to Arm Iraqi Kurds with Sniper Rifles, Mortars and Anti-Tank Weapons

nsnbc : Canada will provide weapons, including sniper rifles, mortars, anti-tank weapons and other weapons and equipment to Kurdish Peshmerga forces in northern Iraq, stated the Canadian Defense Ministry. The delivery More...

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By nsnbc On Thursday, February 9th, 2017
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Russian – US Military Agree On Greater Cooperation to Avoid Incidents in Syria

nsnbc : A high-level joint Russian – US-American military task force held a video conference on the situation in Syria. The parties agreed to comply with an earlier signed  memorandum on how to avoid air More...

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By nsnbc On Thursday, February 9th, 2017
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Syria: Three Turkish Soldiers Killed in Russian Airstrike in Al-Bab

nsnbc : Three Turkish military servicemen were killed and  another eleven were injured in a Russian airstrike in Al-Bab in Syria’s Aleppo province. The airstrike was reportedly supposed to strike ISIS, and More...

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By nsnbc On Wednesday, February 8th, 2017
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ISIS Claims Responsibility for Suicide Bombing at Afghanistan’s Supreme Court

nsnbc : The Islamic State (ISIS) claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing in the capital Kabul, targeting the Supreme Court of Afghanistan. Health officials report that at least 21 were killed and at least another More...

ISIS routes to Syria via Al-Anbar since 2012. Map Plottings: Red, Agha H. Amin. Blue, Christof Lehmann.
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By nsnbc On Tuesday, February 7th, 2017
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Jordan Involved in Second Round of Syrian Ceasefire Talks in Astana

nsnbc : A second round of talks on the nationwide ceasefire in Syria was held in the capital of Kazakhstan, Astana. The talks were technical and concerned with joint monitoring and enforcement mechanisms. Importantly, More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Tuesday, February 7th, 2017
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UK Invites Netanyahu to Balfour Centennial Celebrations: Palestinian Presidency Protests

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Palestinian presidential spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeinah, on Tuesday, deplored Britain’s invitation to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to attend the celebration of the centennial More...