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YPG reveals 7-day outcome of Turkish attacks

ANHA - 2017-09-09 16:28
The media center of the People Protection Units revealed the outcome of the past seven days, and said that the Turkish army killed a citizen displaced from al- Raqqa ...

Russia Emphasizes the Involvement of Kurds in Intra-Syria Talks

BAS News - 2017-09-08 15:33
ERBIL — Russian President's special envoy for the Middle East and Africa, Mikhail Bogdanov, has reaffirmed the importance the presence of Syrian Kurds in the talks on peace settlement in Syria, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Thursday. Bogdanov met ...

Sold for $60: Yazidi children describe cruel life as IS slaves

Brenda Stoter - 2017-09-08 02:00
Publication: Middle East Eye DUHOK, Kurdistan Region of Iraq – Umm and Abu Ahmed could not have children of their own. So when the middle-aged Sunni couple from Mosul heard the Islamic State (IS) group was selling Yazidi orphans, they decided to take one ...

Security Forces Kill 17 IS Militants North of Iraq

BAS News - 2017-09-07 00:37
ERBIL — Iraqi forces killed 17 Islamic State (IS) militants in the northern province of Nineveh on Wednesday, as part of the ongoing operations against the extremist group. The Iraqi Defense Ministry’s War Media Cell said in a statement the Army’s 15th D ...

As Islamic State withers, the alliance against it is fraying

The Economist - 2017-09-01 22:08
DOWN the Euphrates river, halfway between Deir ez-Zor and Syria’s border with Iraq, lies Dura Europos, an ancient metropolis where the Parthians of Persia sparred with the Roman Empire for control of the Middle East. History, it seems, is repeating itsel ...

Let Kurds establish a democracy

Jerusalem Post - 2017-08-15 08:58
Kurdistan’s independence referendum may be controversial and disputed but both sides of the political arena in the region promise a tolerant system with respect for democratic values. ...

Gulf Keystone Receives Payment from KRG for April Oil Export

BAS News - 2017-08-14 17:04
ERBIL — Gulf Keystone Petroleum is set to receive a further payment of $15 million from the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) for crude oil exports from Sheikhan field. The London-listed producer said in a statement that it has been notified by the KRG ...

IS Executes Its Legal Judge in Hawija

BAS News - 2017-08-12 19:43
ERBIL — Islamic State (IS) militants executed the so-called legal judge of the extremist group in al-Abbasi district of Hawija on Saturday, as a punishment for trying to flee the area, a local source in Kirkuk Province said. According to the source, who ...