ISIL denotes Abu Bakir Al- Sdiq mosque in Mosul

The so called Islamic state in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) blew, on Friday evening, a mosque in the hand of the Shura south of the city of Mosul, under the pretext of the existence of the tomb next to it.


Informed sources said that the ISI...

Turkey: Brief profiles of new members of interim Cabinet

While there were several new names in the interim Cabinet members’ list announced by the Turkish prime minister on Friday, there were also 14 ministers from the previous government who were able to retain their posts.


The 13 ministe...

Kurdish forces liberate 7 villages in Kurdistan from ISIL

Western-backed Kurdish fighters freed seven villages from the clasps of ISIL in northern Iraq in recent days, the U.S.-led coalition battling the militants said Friday.

But the extremists still control broad swathes of land in the war-torn c...

Kurdistan

24 civilians wounded in Mardin

At least 24 people, including 10 policemen were injured in a bomb attack on riot police in southeastern Mardin province late Friday, security sources said.


Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) members were behind the attack that allegedly plante...

Iraq

ISIL denotes Abu Bakir Al- Sdiq mosque in Mosul

The so called Islamic state in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) blew, on Friday evening, a mosque in the hand of the Shura south of the city of Mosul, under the pretext of the existence of the tomb next to it.


Informed sources said that the ISI...


World

Refugee numbers approach 20 pct of population


Syria’s four-and-a-half year conflict has driven half of the country’s people to flee their homes, with the number of those who have left the country approaching 20 percent of the prewar population.


At least 7.6 million people...


 

Thousands of Kurds in Australia march against Turkish airstrikes


Several thousand people marched Saturday through Australia city in protest at continued Turkish airstrikes against Kurdish separatists.
Some 5,000 people demonstrators gathered in the center o...


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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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What’s next for Iraq and its key players after sweeping reforms?


Saturday’s bold reforms proposed by the Iraqi prime minister - prompted by weeks of protests over Baghdad’s failure to provide basic services in the country - could lead to a change in ...


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