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UN Special Envoy angers Kurds, suggests federalism provokes Syrians

QAMISHLI – The UN Special Envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura has angered the Kurds by suggesting that they are only five per cent of the population, and are...

Iran Forces Kill 11 Kurdish Rebels Close to Iraqi Border

Fighting between Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and rebels affiliated with the Kurdistan Democratic Party of Iran (KDPI) has reportedly erupted near...

Norway to extradite Mulla Krekar the Kurdish preacher to Italy

Norwegian Court Approves Extradition of Mullah Krekar, a Terror Suspect A Norwegian court gave the green light on Wednesday for the extradition to Italy of a...

Global ‘terror database’ World-Check leaked

The “terrorist database” World-Check used by global banks and intelligence agencies has, we’re told, leaked online. The mid-2014 version of the...

Israeli girl stabbed to death by Palestinian inside bedroom

An Israeli girl has been stabbed to death at a Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank by a Palestinian. Hallel Yaffa Ariel, 13, who had US citizenship, was attacked...

UNICEF finds 3.6 million children at risk from increasing violence in Iraq

UNICEF’s A Heavy Price for Children report found one in five (3.6 million) children in Iraq are at serious risk of death, injury, sexual violence, abduction and...

Iraq Airstrikes Kill Islamic State Fighters Leaving Fallujah

BAGHDAD—Iraq’s Defense Ministry has released footage showing airstrikes on dozens of vehicles described as a convoy of Islamic State fighters fleeing the western...

Peshmerga defeats IS in Shingal, kills 40 jihadists

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – Kurdish Peshmerga forces repelled the jihadist attack on the Kurdish Ezidi city of Sinjar (Shingal) front line and killed 40 jihadists, said...