Tag archive for ‘Iraq’
Old Mosul - Minaret of the
By nsnbc On Monday, May 29th, 2017
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Murderous mayhem in Mosul as the final curtain is falling for ISIS

ISIS makes final stand in 9 square kilometers of Mosul. 130,000 civilians caught in the crossfire. nsnbc : Iraqi military, police and counterterrorism units are confident that the final curtain for ISIS in Mosul More...

Hashd al-Shaabi fighters backed by Baghdad and Tehran in Mosul (archives)
By nsnbc On Monday, May 15th, 2017
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Barzani warns Iraq’s Hashd al-Shaabi “Stay away from Yezidi areas in Shingal”

nsnbc : After the Iraqi federal government and Iranian backed Shiite Hashd al-Shaabi started its campaigns to control villages around the Yezidi town of Shingal over the weekend, the President of the Kurdish Autonomous More...

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By nsnbc On Saturday, May 13th, 2017
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Leader of Iraqi – Kurdish Gorran movement returned from London to Iraq

nsnbc : Nawshirwan Mustafa, the leader of the Iraqi – Kurdish Gorran party (Change Movement), who spent about eight months in the United Kingdom has returned to Sulaimani, in Iraq’s Kurdistan Autonomous More...

Osamah al-Nujaifi. Photo courtest Rudaw.
By nsnbc On Saturday, May 13th, 2017
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New United Iraqi Party wants to create Sunni region in Nineveh

 nsnbc : Holding their first official meeting on Friday that new United Iraqi Party voted unanimously for the party’s agenda to create a Sunni region in Iraq on par with the Kurdistan Autonomous Region in More...

Boko Haram still outpacing Nigerian authorities- EPA, Tife-Owolabi
By Christof Lehmann On Sunday, May 7th, 2017
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82 Chibok schoolgirls freed from Boko Haram: Slavery in Africa and Middle East largely ignored

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : 82 more Chibok schoolgirls who were among more than 200 kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014 have been released, reported the office of Nigeria’s Presidency on Saturday. The kidnapping More...

Erbil_Kurdistan Flag over Erbil_(archives)
By Christof Lehmann On Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
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Kurdistan Regional Government tells Iran “stop meddling” in Iraqi affairs

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The government of Iraq’s Kurdistan Autonomous region asked Iran to stop meddling, after a Foreign Ministry spokesman in Tehran said Kurds should not stand against the unity of Iraq. More...

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By nsnbc On Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017
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Deputy head of Iraqi – Kurdish North Gas Company and employee gunned down

nsnbc : Mohammed Younis Salih, the deputy head of Kirkuk’s state-run North Gas Company in Iraqi – Kurdistan, and one of the company’s employees, were gunned down in the city of Kirkuk on Tuesday. The More...

Militants from the Komala Party of Iranian Kurdistan. Photo courtesy The Guardian (archives)
By nsnbc On Monday, May 1st, 2017
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Iranian Kurdish Komala party resumed armed struggle after 25 years

nsnbc : The leftist Iranian – Kurdish Komala party, after 25 years, resumed its armed struggle against the central government in Tehran and Iranian military, especially Revolutionary Guard forces. Komala is More...

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By nsnbc On Sunday, April 30th, 2017
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PUK official Adel Murad blasts KDP and Barzani over cooperation with Turkey, corruption and failure in fighting ISIS

nsnbc : Adel Murad, leading official from northern Iraq’s Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) blasted Turkey for its attacks in Kurdish regions of Syria and the Kurdistan Democratic Party’s (KDP) collaboration More...

Erbil_Kurdistan Flag over Erbil_(archives)
By nsnbc On Monday, April 24th, 2017
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KDP and PUK Discussed Reactivating Iraqi – Kurdish Parliament Before Independence Referendum

nsnbc : The two main ruling parties in the Kurdistan Autonomous Region (KAR) of Iraq, the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) discussed reactivating the suspended parliament More...