Tag archive for ‘Iraq’
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By nsnbc On Monday, February 20th, 2017

US Defense Secretary James Mattis Vistis Iraq: We are not here for the Oil

nsnbc : U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis arrived on an unannounced visit in the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Monday. Mattis’ visit came at a time when different Iraqi coalitions forces are trying to clear More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Sunday, February 19th, 2017

Did the US Use Depleted Uranium Munitions in Syria?

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : In 2015 US Operation Inherent Resolve spokesman John Moore said the US didn’t use depleted uranium munitions in Syria. An article published in Foreign Policy, quoting US CENTCOM More...

Iraq_Erbil_Mawloud Mourad, Minister of Transport and Communication
By nsnbc On Friday, February 17th, 2017

Kurdistan “Democratic” Party Minister in Northern Iraq wants to Block Porn Websites

nsnbc : Mawloud Mourad, the Minister of Transport and Communication and member of the Kurdistan Democratic Party, asked the parliament in northern Iraqi Kurdistan for approval so the ministry can, legally and democratically More...

Syrian Kurdish refugees displaced in July - August 2013 (archives)
By nsnbc On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

Russia Hosts Pan-Kurdistan Conference – The Third Great Middle East War

nsnbc : Russia hosted the annual pan-Kurdistan conference in the capital Moscow with participants of major Kurdish parties from Turkey, Syria, Iraq and Iran to discuss the future of Kurdistan and Kurdish politics More...

By nsnbc On Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
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More Doubts About Al-Baghdadi’s Fate after Air Strike Hits ISIL Leadership

nsnbc : Doubts about the whereabouts and survival of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi grew after the Iraqi Air Force carried out an air strike against a gathering of ISIL leaders on Monday. The air strike More...

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By nsnbc On Monday, February 13th, 2017

ISIL Chlorine Bomb Expert Killed in Mosul under “Mysterious Circumstances”

nsnbc : The 44-year old chlorine bomb expert and engineer known as Abu Yaha al-Iraqi was killed “under mysterious circumstances” near his residence in Mosul. The death of Abu Yaha al-Iraqi comes amidst More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Sunday, February 12th, 2017

Kurds Divided Along Geopolitical Fault Lines

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The Syrian Kurdish National Council (KNC) claimed three of its members were arrested by security forces linked to the Democratic Union Party (PYD). The PYD rejects these reports as false. More...

By nsnbc On Thursday, February 9th, 2017

Canada to Arm Iraqi Kurds with Sniper Rifles, Mortars and Anti-Tank Weapons

nsnbc : Canada will provide weapons, including sniper rifles, mortars, anti-tank weapons and other weapons and equipment to Kurdish Peshmerga forces in northern Iraq, stated the Canadian Defense Ministry. The delivery More...

By nsnbc On Sunday, February 5th, 2017

ISIS Chief Al-Baghdadi Allegedly Dead or Disappeared – Syrian Leads Internal Revolt

nsnbc : A Syrian national known as Abu Abdullah al-Shami in the Iraqi city of Mosul is leading a revolt within the self-proclaimed Islamic State amidst rumors about the death or disappearance of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Al-Shami More...

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By Fahwad Al-Khadoumi On Saturday, February 4th, 2017

US – Iran Exchange of Sanctions over Ballistic Missile Test: The Unreported Wider Middle East War

Fahwad Al-Khadoumi (nsnbc) : Iran vowed that it would impose sanctions against the United States after the U.S. administration imposed new sanctions on Tehran in response to a ballistic missile test on January 29. More...