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How the Sudan crisis is playing out in Africa and the Middle East - The East African

How the Sudan crisis is playing out in Africa and the Middle East - The East African

CO - 2019-06-16 19:43

How the Sudan crisis is playing out in Africa and the Middle East - The East African - CO

Massive fire breaks out in Iraq’s Yazidi Sinjar, over 50 families evacuated

E-Kurd - 2019-06-28 23:30
SINJAR, northwest Iraq, A massive fire broke out in Sinjar (Shengal) district in Iraq’s Nineveh province on Friday, setting an Iraqi military barrack and six villages ablaze. Sinjar district is home to hundreds of thousands of the Kurdish-speaking Yazidi ...

How the US supports the UNHCR in Iraq

The Global Coalition - 2019-06-26 16:07
Article How the US supports the UNHCR in Iraq Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

UK F-35 Join Anti-IS Missions in Iraq and Syria

BAS News - 2019-06-25 14:50
ERBIL — UK’s defense secretary said on Tuesday that his country’s Lightning F-35B have joined the ongoing mission against the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria. Defence Secretary Penny Mordaunt was quoted in an official statement as saying that the je ...

Turkish MIT’s dirty activities in Northern and Eastern Syria

ANF - 2019-06-22 12:11
The Turkish state’s and ISIS’ sleeper cells captured in Northern and Eastern Syria continue with their confessions. The gang member named Musa Salih Hisen El-Ehmed admitted to two murders. ...

Turkey's Erdogan struggles to court Kurds in battle for Istanbul - Middle East News -

Haaretz - 2019-06-22 00:30

One Turkish soldier killed in Syria, military retaliates - Middle East News -

Haaretz - 2019-06-20 19:11

Making the Central African Republic’s Latest Peace Agreement Stick

International Crisis Group - 2019-06-18 23:09
A deal to end six years of war in the Central African Republic could come unglued if not strengthened. The government should hold signatory armed groups accountable to criteria for improved behaviour and back local peace initiatives. Neighbours should pu ...

US to Deploy 1,000 More Troops to the Middle East: Pentagon

BAS News - 2019-06-18 10:06
ERBIL — Washington will send 1,000 more soldiers to the Middle East amid increasing tensions with Iran in the Gulf, said Acting US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan. The announcement came after two oil tankers were attacked last Thursday in the Gulf of ...

East Africa: How the Sudan Crisis Is Playing Out in Africa and the Middle East -

Allafrica - 2019-06-17 15:30

Fire breaks out in southwestern Qamishlo

ANF - 2019-06-17 15:16
Residents and firefighters are trying to put out the fire that broke out in cultivated land by the southwest of Qamishlo. ...

Crop fires in Iraq and Syria may be start of larger disaster

Frederike Geerdink - 2019-06-17 02:17
In Iraq and Syria, fires are destroying wheat, barley and lentil crops. Islamic State (IS) sleeper cells may be to blame, but other factors should not be ruled out. Rainfall was abundant in the north of both countries over the winter, reaching levels that ...

How the EU is supporting Iraq

The Global Coalition - 2019-06-14 17:10
Article How the EU is supporting Iraq Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

“ISIS gangs should face trial in Northern and Eastern Syria”

ANF - 2019-06-10 14:00
Lawyers said the crimes against humanity committed by ISIS members can be best uncovered in Northern and Eastern Syria and thus they should face trial there. ...

[PICTURE]: IS Hideout Discovered in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-06-09 11:51
ERBIL — Iraqi forces on Saturday raided a location used by Islamic State (IS) sleeper cells in Kirkuk, an official statement said. Federal police forces and Iraqi aircrafts were engaged in the operation, during which dried food, military outfits, telecom ...

Johnson & Johnson faces trial over opioid crisis in Oklahoma

BBC - 2019-05-29 00:01
The battle over who is responsible for the US opioid crisis begins playing out in an Oklahoma court. ...

IS Attacks SDF in Syria's Hasakah

BAS News - 2019-05-21 00:33
ERBIL - The insurgents of the Islamic State (IS) carried out a bomb attack on Monday against the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in northern Syria, a spokesperson confirmed. The US-backed Kurdish fighters announced the full victory over the mi ...