Sub Categories:/» Homepage/» WORLD/» MIDEAST
Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
The time has come for the Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and Baghdad to start discussing an “amicable divorce,” according to a spokesperson for the Kurdish autonomous region
Turkey has successfully completed its months-long Euphrates Shield Operation in northern Syria but can launch new military movements under a different name if necessary, the Turkish prime minister has said, adding that the life has turned to normal in places cleared of jihadists
SWEIMEH, Jordan - Agence France-Presse
Arab League chief Ahmed Abul Gheit urged Arab governments yesterday to do more to resolve the conflict in Syria rather than leaving it to other powers.
The U.S.-led coalition against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) does not expect the Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) to be able to build a Kurdish federal state in Syria’s north, according to the coalition forces’ commander.
Deputy Prime Minister Veysi Kaynak has claimed that his remarks on the possibility of a new wave of migrants coming from Iran to Turkey have been misinterpreted, responding to a statement from Tehran that had described them as “incorrect.”
A city council in the Iraqi city of Kirkuk has approved raising the Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) flag over official buildings, receiving protests from Turkmen and Arab members of the council
BAGHDAD / MOSUL
Iraq is investigating air strikes in west Mosul that reportedly killed large numbers of civilians in recent days, a military spokesman said on March 26.
The northern Syrian city of Raqqa could join a decentralized system of government being set up by Syrian Kurdish groups and their allies once it is freed from Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), a Syrian Kurdish politician said March 27.
BEIRUT - Agence France-Presse
Fighting at a dam held by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in northern Syria put it out of service yesterday, risking dangerous rising water levels, a technical source told AFP.
At least 43 civilians, including women and children, were killed on March 27 by airstrikes carried out by the U.S.-led coalition aircraft in western Mosul, according to a senior Iraqi military officer.
Terrified Iraqi families fleeing fierce fighting in Mosul are drugging their children with sedatives or taping their mouths shut to prevent their cries alerting Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militants as they try to escape, as Iraqi forces prepare a fresh push against the jihadists using new tactics