Iraqi Kurdistan’s KDP and Gorran meet to discuss unified front

The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) leadership in meeting with the Change Movement officials in Sulaimani on October 16, 2017. Photo: Briar Namiq/KNN

nsnbc : The Kurdistan Democratic party (KDP) and the Gorran (Change Movement) in Iraq’s Kurdistan Autonomous Region are meeting on Thursday in Sulaimani to discuss improving relations between the two parties and the deadlock in relations with the central government of Iraq in Baghdad. The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) leadership in meeting More...

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Mugabe urged to go peacefully

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Putin and Erdogan discuss political solution for Syria but Kurds cause controversy

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By nsnbc On Monday, November 13th, 2017
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EU announced sanctions including arms embargo on Venezuela

nsnbc : The European Union has approved a set of economic and other sanctions including an arms embargo against Venezuela in response to regional elections last month, which they say worsened the country’s More...

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By nsnbc On Monday, November 13th, 2017
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Former Afghan intelligence chief warned against consequences of Iran’s recruitment of Afghan youth for Syria

nsnbc : Rahmatullah Nabil, Afghanistan’s former intelligence chief, has warned against the domestic and regional consequences of Iran’s recruitment of Afghan youth for the war in Syria. Nabil warned More...

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Trump and Putin agree: “Only a political solution can end the war in Syria”

nsnbc : U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin issued a joint statement saying they will continue to de-conflict anti-ISIS efforts in Syria while stating that only a political solution More...

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By nsnbc On Friday, November 10th, 2017
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CPJ calls for immediate relaease of journalist Samir Obeid, detained for criticizing the Iraqi government and Prime Minister

nsnbc : The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) calls for the immediate release of Iraqi freelance journalist and political commentator Samir Obeid, detained for criticizing the Iraqi government and Prime Minister More...

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By nsnbc On Friday, November 10th, 2017
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NATO ministers agree to increase personnel for Afghanistan training mission to some 16,000

nsnbc : NATO defense ministers on Thursday agreed to increase the number of personnel as part of the Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan to around 16 thousand. NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg made the More...

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Germany should extend mission to train Peshmerga in Iraq to help prevent civil war: Sigmar Gabriel

nsnbc : Addressing the lower house of parliament on Tuesday, outgoing German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel appealed to MPs to extend the mission of German troops training Peshmerga in the Kurdistan Autonomous More...