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VIDEO: IS threatens Irbil's ancient Citadel

VIDEO: IS threatens Irbil's ancient Citadel

Why so-called Islamic State chose to conduct a mass execution in the amphitheatre at Palmyra in Syria 5 October 2015 Saving Palmyra relics under fire 5 BBC, 1 day ago
Washington Post

Iraqi Kurds drive Islamic State out of villages

By , IRBIL, Iraq — The Kurdish regional government in northern Iraq says it has driven the Islamic State group out of more than 140 sq. kilometers (54 sq. miles) of territory near the oil-rich city of Kirkuk and cleared part of a major ...
 Washington Post1 week ago Kurds accuse Islamic State of another chemical attack on peshmerga forces in Iraq  Japan Times1 month ago Peshmerga fighters capture 10 villages from Islamic State in northern Iraq  Japan Times1 month ago Breaking News: UNHCR Published TERROR GROUPS (YPG-PYD) 'engaged in ethnic cleansing of Arab tribes' (Syria-Iraq)  NigerianHerald.com1 week ago
VOA News

Iraqi Teenagers Displaced by War Live Life of Despair

IRBIL, IRAQ— Osama Hazem flashed a huge grin. His younger brother Anas flashed one back. The two were showing off photographs of their glory days as teenage Muay Thai competition fighters in Ramadi. That was before Islamic State extremists ...
 VOA News1 week ago
VOA News

Hard-Pressed Kurdistan Can't Pay Security Forces Battling IS

IRBIL, IRAQ— He said his name was "Freedom." Left hand on the wheel of his sand-colored taxi, he reached up with his right to open the compartment above the rear-view mirror while driving through the streets of Irbil, the main city in Iraq's ...
 VOA News1 month ago
Christian Today

Iraqi archbishop: 'I quarrel with God daily' over Islamic State crisis

Archbishop Warda: "Daesh (ISIS) is just 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Irbil. It's not far away. Anything could happen. An Iraqi archbishop has said his faith has been challenged by the ongoing crisis in the Middle East. Archbishop Bashar Warda ...
 Christian Today1 month ago

Plight of Christians Fleeing Iraq Shakes Archbishop's Faith

Chaldean Catholic Archbishop Bashar Warda of Irbil, Iraq, concelebrates an Aug. 23 Mass at SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral in Indianapolis. The archbishop visited several U.S. cities and discussed his experience with the flood of Christian refugees to ...
 AINA1 month ago Iraqi archbishop: Plight of fleeing Christians has challenged his faith  National Catholic Reporter1 month ago
VOA News

Kurdistan Political Stalemate Adding to Regional Woes

IRBIL, IRAQ— A bitter political spat in the northern Iraqi area of Kurdistan over how the regional president should be elected and what powers the office should have is threatening to add to the region's instability. The fight comes as ...
 VOA News1 month ago Presidency row tests Kurdish democracy  BBC1 month ago

Iraq's Kurdistan condemn PKK's bombing of oil pipeline

IRBIL, July 31 (KUNA) -- The government of Iraq's Kurdistan province Friday condemned the Kurdish Workers Party's (PKK) bombing of a pipeline used to ship oil from the region to Turkey. The government, in a statement, said the attack took place ...
 Kuwait News Agency2 months ago Is Netanyahu on Crash Course with Obama Over Kurdish Oil?  Sputnik1 month ago Kurdish fighters urged to withdraw in northern Iraq  San Francisco Chronicle2 months ago Iraqi Kurds Ask Kurdistan Workers Party to Withdraw  Epoch Times2 months ago
Forces TV

Could British Troops Be At Risk Of Chemical Attack From IS?

According to officials, Kurdish troops suffered breathing difficulties after an attack near the city of Irbil earlier this week. That's also near where British military personnel, training Kuridish Peshmerga in the fight against IS, are based. ...
 Forces TV1 month ago IS Suspected Of Chemical Attack On Kurds In Iraq  Channels TV Nigeria1 month ago Suspected IS chemical attack in Iraq  BBC1 month ago
VOA News

Minorities in Iraq's Kurdistan Push for Greater Political Voice

IRBIL, IRAQ— Christian and Turkmen minority lawmakers threw their voices behind a proposal put to Kurdistan's Constitutional Committee Monday that would set up political councils to enshrine the rights of ethnic and religious minorities and ...
 VOA News1 month ago
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