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Iraqi forces enter territory disputed with Kurds
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Iraqi forces enter territory disputed with Kurds

The Iraqi security forces have begun operations to take over military bases and oil wells from Peshmerga of the oil-rich Kurdish city, asserted the Iraqi Kurdish Regional Government Security Agency.The news agency Anadolu reported that a statement on the Twitter account of the Security Agency stated that Iraqi forces and the pro-government Hashd al-Shaabi militia started from Tuz Khormato which is in the south of Kirkuk to take full action.As per the statement, the ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago

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Over 100 dead as 7.3 magnitude earthquake hits Iran-Iraq border

At least 129 people were killed when a 7.3 magnitude earthquake shook the mountainous Iran-Iraq border on Sunday. More than hundreds injured in the earthquake which triggered landslides in the region hindering the rescue effort, officials said.The earthquake jolted Iraq side of Iran-Iraq border.The epicenter of the earthquake was near the border, 20 miles southwest of the city of Halabjah in Iran.The Independent said at least 14 provinces in Iran were affected in the earthquake.The tremor ...
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The real story of Tiger Zinda Hai: How India got 46 nurses back from ISIS

In 2014, 46 Indian nurses were taken hostage by the ISIS in Iraq. They were initially stranded at a hospital in Tikrit and later moved to Mosul from where they were freed by the fighters of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. The upcoming Salman Khan-Katrina Kaif starrer Tiger Zinda Hai has a similar plot line. With the release of the film's first trailer, we revisit Vicky Nanjappa's account of how the crisis was handled then. Maureen, one of the nurses stranded in the territory held by ...
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Football Briefs: Chhetri winner in running for 2017 AFC Cup Goal of Tournament

News of all that's transpired on and off the football field IMAGE: India captain Sunil Chhetri. Photograph: AIFF Media India captain Sunil Chhetri's spectacular free-kick goal in Bengaluru FC's 1-0 win over Maldives club Maziya Sports and Recreation in the AFC Cup has been nominated as one of the four best goals of the tournament. Chhetri curled past the Maziya defensive wall and the goalie to dump the ball into the net in the 57th minute of the group match in Bengaluru on May 31 to send his ...
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The Kurds helped defeat ISIS, but does the world care?

'The war against ISIS is what earned the Kurds global recognition of being some of the best fighters that overshadowed regular armies,' points out Brigadier S K Chatterji (retd). IMAGE: Kurdish Peshmerga fighters seen near Altun Kupri between Kirkuk and Erbil, Iraq, October 20, 2017. Photograph: Azad Lashkari/Reuters Kurds number a sizeable 30 million, mostly based in the neighbouring countries of Iraq, Turkey, Iran and Syria. They are also the largest ethnic lot of homeless wanderers yet to ...
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'Britain created Pakistan'

'The creation of Pakistan was integral to Britain's grand strategy.''If they were to ever leave India, Britain's military planners had made it clear that they needed to retain a foothold in the NWFP and Baluchistan because that would provide the means to retain control of Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, the UAE, Bahrain and Qatar.'   IMAGE: Lord Louis Mountbatten, the viceroy of India and his wife Lady Edwina Mountbatten flank Muslim League leader Mohammad Ali Jinnah at the viceroy's house, now ...
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Missing Indians in Iraq: Families' DNA tests normal, says govt

The Government of India has said that asking relatives of the 39 Indians who went missing in Mosul, Iraq, three years ago to undergo DNA tests is normal procedure to confirm identification.  Both India and Iraq maintain that the 39 Indian nationals are still alive and authorities in both countries remain committed to continue their search for them on this assumption.  "All of us have been asked to undergo DNA test," Gurpinder, the sister of Manjinder, one of the missing Indians, told ...
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Under-17 WC: England beat Japan in penalties, set up quarters with USA

IMAGE: England defender defender Steven Sessegnon (18) and Japan's Soichiro Kozuki (14) vie for the ball during FIFA U-17 World cup pre-quarter final in Kolkata on Tuesday. Photograph: Swapan Mahapatra/PTI England held their nerves to prevail over Japan 5-3 in a penalty shootout to set up a quarter-final clash with USA in the FIFA Under-17 World Cup, in Kolkata on Tuesday.   Steve Cooper’s team remained calm in front of a 53,000-strong crowd as substitute Nya Kirby sealed the issue ...
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Why our history and culture are so important

'Culture is our asset. Culture is our identity.''Wherever you go in India, every millimetre can be measured with culture.''There is so much to see that even one life is not enough.'   IMAGE: Anwar-i-Suhayli is a Persian translation by Vaiz Kashifi of Kalilah-wa-Damnah, an Arabic version of the Panchtantra.This richly illustrated manuscript was commissioned by Emperor Akbar.Photograph: Kind courtesy, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sanghralaya Web site. Sabyasachi Mukherjee, director ...
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U-17 WC: Iraq eye historic knockout spot, France aim to continue run

IMAGE: Mohammed Dawood, left, celebrates scoring a goal for Iraq. Photograph: PTI Iraq will look to continue their dream run and seal a maiden pre-quarterfinal berth when they lock horns with heavyweights England in a Group F match of the FIFA Under-17 World Cup in Kolkata, on Saturday.Making their second Under-17 World Cup appearance, Iraq have been the surprise package of the proverbial 'group of death' as they are well placed to advance to the knockout stage following a spirited 1-1 draw ...
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