Only the US can help return Saddam’s daughter to Iraq from UAE to face terrorism charges: Jaafar

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nsnbc : Iraqi MP Jassem Mohamed Jaafar said only the United States can greenlight the return of  Raghad Saddam, the daughter of ousted and executed Iraqi President Saddam Husein to Iraq where she faces terrorism charges. Raghad Saddam is currently living in exile in the United Arab Emirates and only the USA can greenlight her extradition to Iraq said More...

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By nsnbc On Tuesday, February 6th, 2018
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Iranian High Court confirms death sentence imposed on university professor Ahmadreza Djalali

nsnbc : The High Court in the Iranian capital Tehran has confirmed the death sentence that had been imposed on Iranian university professor Ahmadreza Djalali who also teaches at Brussels’ Dutch-medium free More...

Smoke rising from Saria village on February 3, 2018. Photo courtesy YPG Press Office.
By nsnbc On Saturday, February 3rd, 2018
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YPG report suggests Turkey and Islamist allies could be using chemical weapons in Afrin

nsnbc : The Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) in Afrin report that Turkish military forces or forces backed by Turkey  repeatedly have targeted villages as well as YPG and Syrian Democratic Forces More...

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By nsnbc On Saturday, February 3rd, 2018
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Name of Afghan General Dostum in documents sent to the ICC

nsnbc : The name of Afghanistan’s First Vice-President General Abdul Rashid Dostum has been included in the documents that have been sent to the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague. The Court More...

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By nsnbc On Friday, February 2nd, 2018
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Foreign ISIS members including German teenage girl to stand trial at Iraqi courts

nsnbc : The Iraqi Army’s Counter-Terrorism Service has announced that it transfers the Islamic Sate’s foreign members to the Justice Ministry in order to stand trial at Iraqi courts. Sabah al-Noaman, More...

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By nsnbc On Friday, February 2nd, 2018
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Airports in Iraq’s Kurdistan Autonomous Region generated over $40 million in 2017

nsnbc : The Ministry of Transport and Communications in Iraq’s Kurdistan Autonomous Region (KRG) said the region’s airports generated more than $40.683 million in 2017. Sulaymaniyah Airport. Photo from More...

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By nsnbc On Saturday, January 27th, 2018
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PKK leader questions world leaders’ stance on Turkey’s invasion of Afrin

nsnbc : Murat Karayilan, a member of Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK)’s Executive Council, has condemned Turkey’s offensive in Afrin, Syria, as racially-motivated and part of Turkey’s larger problem with More...

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By IMEMC On Thursday, January 25th, 2018
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EU delivers €11 million in support of Palestinian families

IMEMC : The European Union (EU) said, on Wednesday, that it delivered the Palestinian Authority the quarterly payment of a €50-million to support poor and vulnerable Palestinian families in the occupied West Bank More...

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By IMEMC On Thursday, January 25th, 2018
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UN Security Council to Hold a Session on Palestine

IMEMC : Palestine’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Riyad Mansour, said on Wednesday that the Security Council is scheduled to meet on Thursday, in order for the Council members to shoulder their More...

Sipan Hemo, YPG commander in Rojava.
By nsnbc On Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018
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Russia gave Turkey the green light to attack Syrian Kurds: Keno Gabriel

nsnbc : The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Monday that Russia has betrayed the SDFby allowing Turkey to carry out attacks on the primarily Syrian – Kurdish region of Afrin in Syrian Kurdistan or Rojava. More...