Turkish warplanes renewed breaches in Kurdistan

Turkish warplanes renewed on Thursday 30th July 015, it’s bombing in atmosphere of Kurdistan region, in Mtina and wezab areas belong to Amadiyah district.

Security sources said that the planes penetrated Monday afternoon, the atmosphere o...

Turkey attacks on anti-ISIL Kurds strategic mistake: Iran cmdr

Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Hassan Firouzabadi made the comments on Wednesday, warning that the Turkish military’s recent attacks against anti-ISIL Kurdish forces facilitate the access of Takfiri extremists to Turkey&...

Selahattin Demirtaş: Hostilities should immediately come to a halt

The HDP’s leader called on Wednesday for an immediate halt to hostilities on both sides.
“Hostilities should immediately come to a halt,” Selahattin Demirtaş told reporters, calling on all parties to act with “common sense&...

Kurdistan

Snerli oglu Praises President Mam Jalal’s role

The President Mam Jalal met on Thursday 30th July 2015,in Sulaymaniyah, a high-level delegation from the Turkish Foreign Ministry headed by Feridun Snerli Oglu Undersecretary, who conveyed greetings of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and Prime ...

Iraq

Iraqi MP: 'Iraq should establish ties with Israel, we share interests'

In an interview with Kuwait's daily newspaper al-Rai from earlier this month, Iraqi MP and leader of the Ummah Party, Mithal al-Alusi, called on Iraq to establish ties with Israel and expressed hope to see an Iraqi embassy in Israel at some point in th...


World

Taliban elects new leader after Mullah Omar's death


The Taliban has elected Mullah Akhtar Mansoor as its new leader, Taliban sources have told Al Jazeera, as the group confirmed the death of their founder Mullah Omar.

The election, which was reported on Thursday, has not been officially confirme...


 

Teen Reunited with Soldier Who Helped Her Escape from Iraq 18 Years Ago


An 18-year-old Georgia student's recent high school graduation was more than just a special milestone – it was a reunion with someone she met when she was just 36 days old.
In 1996, Lava...


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"There’s no 'ethnic cleansing' in Til Abyad against the Turkmen and Arabic population."


Interview with Rami Abdulrahman, head of the “Syrian Observatory For Human Rights” (SOHR), London
The SOHR is an organization located in London. It collects and publishes informati...


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Turkey’s Focus on Crushing Kurd Extremists Complicates ISIS Efforts


By ANNE BARNARD

In the days after reaching an agreement with the United States to combat mayhem in Syria and Iraq, Turkey said it had vaulted itself into the battle against extremists menac...


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