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Iraq border_archives
By nsnbc On Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
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Iraq returned 27 children and 4 women linked to Islamic State to Russia

nsnbc : The Iraqi Foreign Ministry spokesman Ahmed Mahjoub announced that 27 children and four women who belonged to the self-proclaimed Islamic State had been extradited to Russia. Foreign Ministry spokesman More...

The Parliament of the Kurdistan Region on February 20, 2018. Photo courtesy Rudaw TV
By nsnbc On Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
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Iraqi-Kurdish MP’s divided on Damascus-Afrin agreement

nsnbc : Politicians in Iraq’s Kurdistan Autonomous Region (KAR) stand divided on the arrival of pro-Syrian-government forces into Afrin in northern Syria’s predominantly Kurdish region. The patriotic More...

Melina Bougedir_Iraq_Baghdad_Feb 2018
By nsnbc On Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
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Iraqi court ordered deportation of French female jihadist after 7-year jail term

nsnbc : An Iraqi criminal court ordered on Monday the deportation of female French jihadist Melina Bougedir to France after she has been serving a seven-year jail term in Iraq first. Melina Bougedir was arrested More...

Raghad Saddam_Iraq_(archives)
By nsnbc On Tuesday, February 6th, 2018
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Only the US can help return Saddam’s daughter to Iraq from UAE to face terrorism charges: Jaafar

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 More...

Photo courtesy Iraq's Counter-Terrorism Service, July 2017
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...

Sulaymaniyah Airport. Photo from October 2017
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...

Mount Shingal_Iraq_(archives)
By Christof Lehmann On Saturday, January 20th, 2018
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Kurdistan, Iraq, and Iran’s interest in Saddam’s prime real estate for SCUD missile launches

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Nechirvan Barzani, prime Minister of Iraq’s Kurdistan Autonomous Region (KAR) has met with Iraqi federal prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi in the Iraqi federal capital Baghdad on Saturday More...

Baba Gurgur oil field Iraq (archives)
By nsnbc On Tuesday, January 16th, 2018
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Discussions between Iraq and Kurdistan could set the stage for oil-for-budget agreement

nsnbc : Discussions between the federal government of Iraq and the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) could set the stage for an oil-for-budget agreement said official KRG sources. Baba Gurgur oil field Iraq (archives) A More...

Sulaymaniyah Airport. Photo from October 2017
By nsnbc On Tuesday, January 16th, 2018
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Iraqi Federal Government and Kurdistan Autonomous Region to jointly manage airports and borders

nsnbc : Delegations from Iraq’s Federal Government in Baghdad and the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) have agreed to jointly manage airports in the Kurdistan Autonomous Region (KAR) said KRG Minister of More...

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By nsnbc On Monday, December 4th, 2017
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Half of Iraq’s Yazidis kidnapped by Islamic State are still missing

nsnbc : Figures released by Iraqi – Kurdish officials on Sunday, show that good and well half of the Yazidis kidnapped by the Islamic State after KDP Peshmerga, in 2014, fled from ISIS without a fight, are More...