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Dec 24, 2018
US military says order to withdraw American troops from Syria signed; Donald Trump, Recep Erdogan agree to coordinate pulloutThe order to withdraw American troops from Syria has been signed, the US military said Sunday, after President Donald Trump and his Turkish counterpart agreed to prevent a power vacuum in the wake of the controversial move.
Oct 31, 2018
Human Rights Watch says US should not transfer suspected jihadists from Syria to Iraq 'if they will be at risk of torture or unfair trial'The New York-based watchdog said the United States had transferred suspected members of the Islamic State group for trials in Baghdad. "The US should not be transferring IS suspects from Syria to Iraq or elsewhere if they will be at risk of torture or an unfair trial," HRW's Nadim Houry said.
Oct 03, 2018
Iraq elects veteran Kurdish politician Barham Salih as its new president; government-formation to take place soonIraq's parliament elected veteran Kurdish politician, Barham Salih, as the country's new president on Tuesday in a step toward forming a new government nearly five months after national elections.
Aug 02, 2018
Kurdish refugee wins equivalent of Nobel for Maths, to have it stolen in minutesBirkar gained asylum & citizenship in Britain before being established as a brilliant mathematician
May 31, 2018
Syria's Bashar al-Assad threatens force against US-backed Kurds, says Americans should leave the countrySyrian President Bashar al-Assad has warned US-backed Kurdish forces he would not hesitate to use force to retake the third of the country they control
Oct 23, 2017
As Islamic State caliphate nears its end, control of oil-rich Deir al-Zor province becomes prominentLatest reports and analysis of Islamic State territory show liberation forces closing in on caliphate territory, but it also means fight over Islamic State spoils and territories is just beginning
Oct 05, 2017
Iraqi forces reclaim control over town of Hawija, one of Islamic State's last bastionsHawijah, 230 kilometres (140 miles) north of Baghdad, was at the centre of a pocket of mainly Sunni Arab towns that were among the final holdouts from territory seized by the jihadists in 2014.
Sep 30, 2017
US refuses to recognise Kurdistan's independence referendum, calls for focus on fight against Islamic StateThe US announced on Friday that it did not recognize the outcome of the referendum on independence held by the Iraqi Kurdistan region on Monday
Sep 26, 2017
Kurdish referendum: Turnout high as Iraqi Kurds defy threats from Baghdad, Ankara to hold independence voteIraqi Kurds voted in an independence referendum on Monday as tensions rose with Baghdad and neighbouring countries over the historic vote.
Sep 25, 2017
Iraqi Kurds vote in an independence referendum defying BaghdadIraqi Kurds voted in an independence referendum on Monday in defiance of Baghdad which has warned of measures to defend Iraq's unity