Tag archive for ‘Iraq’
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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...

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By nsnbc On Monday, November 27th, 2017
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Kurdistan: Parties and PM Barzani discuss time and modality of next parliamentary elections

nsnbc : Kurdistan Autonomous Region (KAR) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani and political parties in Sulaimani met during Barzani’s visit there and discussed a number of issues, including the question of the More...

Kurdistan regional government and parliament in Erbil.
By nsnbc On Monday, November 20th, 2017
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Iraq’s Supreme Federal Court declared Kurdistan independence referendum unconstitutional

nsnbc : The Supreme Federal Court of Iraq issued a verdict, on Monday, considering Kurdistan’s independence referendum “unconstitutional”. The Court also cancelled all results of the referendum which turned More...

The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) leadership in meeting with the Change Movement officials in Sulaimani on October 16, 2017. Photo: Briar Namiq/KNN
By nsnbc On Thursday, November 16th, 2017
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Iraqi Kurdistan’s KDP and Gorran meet to discuss unified front

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 More...

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By nsnbc On Monday, November 13th, 2017
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Turkish plane with medical supplies for earthquake victims search and rescue team lands in Sulaimani

nsnbc : A Turkish military cargo plane carrying medical supplies and a search and rescue team landed in Sulaimani in Iraq’s earthquake stricken Kurdistan Autonomous Region on Monday, Turkey’s Health More...

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By nsnbc On Monday, November 13th, 2017
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Turkey steps up earthquake aid to Iraq, offers help to Iran

nsnbc : Turkey’s Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag said a total of 3,000 tents, 3,000 blankets and supplies of food were “immediately” sent by the Turkish Red Crescent to Iraq’s north following the More...

Collapsed building in Sulaymaniya in Iraq's Kurdistan Autonomous Region. Aftershocks make it extremely dangerous for search and rescue workers to enter damaged structures.
By nsnbc On Monday, November 13th, 2017
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Massive 7.3 earthquake on Iran – Iraq border killed at least 355, thousands injured

nsnbc : A massive earthquake with a magnitude of 7.3 on the Richter scale struck the region on the borders of Iraq and Iran Sunday evening. By Monday morning the death of 355 was confirmed but the death toll is More...

Iranian commander Ali Qakarani (right) in civilian clothes accompanied by Iranian forces including some 30 or more bodyguards on October 18, 2017 in the Yazidi town of Sinjar, northwest Iraq.
By Christof Lehmann On Sunday, November 12th, 2017
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Is Iran aiming to control the Yazidi Mount Shingal in Iraq? Ali Qarkarani spotted in Sinjar

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The presence of Iranian commander Ali Qakarani accompanied by Iranian forces including some 30 or more bodyguards in the Yazidi town of Sinjar, northwest Iraq could suggest that Tehran More...

Charges against journalist Samir Obeid a flagrant violation of human rights - nsnbc editor-in-chief Christof Lehmann. Photo, Samir Obeid - social media.
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 Christof Lehmann On Friday, November 10th, 2017
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6,417 Yazidis held by ISIS, 3,191 survivors registered, 90,000 fled to Europe: Khairi Bozani

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Khairi Bozani, the head of the Yazidi Affairs Office of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) in Iraq’s Kurdistan Autonomous Region (KRG) said the number of Yazidi survivors who More...