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Meet the Kurdish women fighting the Islamic State The function of each is the same – to root out spies and suicide bombers. But each is manned by a different force – Kurdish Army; Iraqi Army; Shiite militias; Asayish (Kurdish...

Canada's closed door policy for Syrian refugees This week, Germany and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Antonio Guterres, held an emergency conference in Berlin to discuss the plight of nearly 10 million Syrian...

Egypt braces for nationwide anti-government protests … killed scores of security personnel since Morsi's ouster. Many of these attacks have taken place in the north of...

Posted on Nov 28 2014 - 10:20pm by admin
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AMERICA'S WAR CRIMES IN IRAQ The depiction of George W. Bush as the villain of bad judgment and lies is certainly true, but America's violence and commission of...

Why that New York Times story about chemical weapons in Iraq is important Not to mention the rescinded Purple Hearts, skeptical VA doctors who never heard...

Assyrian Homes Being 'Looted' By Kurdish Forces … being broken into and property being stolen. The Assyrian International News Agency (www.aina.org) says that the IS terror group occupied Telsqof for ten days beginning...

Posted on Nov 27 2014 - 8:29pm by admin
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Girl, 9, star of Syrian war comedy Umm Abdo rants against President Bashar al-Assad, takes swipes at insurgents who have been trying to oust him, and mocks Syria's overbearing social norms. Despite her youth, little...

Posted on Nov 27 2014 - 8:22pm by admin
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Queen Rania tells Abu Dhabi Media Summit that technology can change way … But for every US or European hostage that ISIL has beheaded, thousands of Iraqis and Syrians have suffered...

Posted on Nov 27 2014 - 8:22pm by admin
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Bulgaria authorities held briefing on specialised operation (ROUNDUP) Sofia. Bulgarian Prosecutor General Sotir Tsatsarov and Chairperson of the State Agency for National Security (SANS) Vladimir Pisanchev held a briefing on the specialised operation conducted on Tuesday...

ISIS's Chechens pose a serious threat to Russia The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is an exogenous player in the international system that shakes the whole world. Terrorism, as a phenomenon is not...

Posted on Nov 26 2014 - 6:38pm by admin
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Kurds Battle ISIS for Possible Kurdish State We are building a new system within the old regime," said YPG commander Hussein Kocher, a local commander. The group is part of the force defending...

Posted on Nov 26 2014 - 6:36pm by admin
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Syrian govt air strikes kill 63 in Raqqa At least 63 people, half of them civilians, were killed when Syrian war planes struck the northeastern city of Raqqa on Tuesday,...

Posted on Nov 26 2014 - 6:35pm by admin
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Reconciliation between Saudi Arabia and Qatar: Implications for the War in Syria The sudden reconciliation between Saudi Arabia and Qatar has enormous implications for the War in Syria and beyond, with...

Posted on Nov 26 2014 - 6:35pm by admin
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The problem with “collateral damage” in a “surgical air-strike” The use of the death penalty is not yet abolished and the US doesn't accept the...

Washington Post Seizes on Chemical Weapons Claims to Press for Wider War in … Ironically this propaganda for war is published on the same day that the Post's news reporting vindicates earlier exposures of...

Pentagon urges industry to innovate, take risks to meet threats McFarland said she and other defense officials were meeting with the chief technology officers at the biggest...

Suicide car bomb kills five in Iraqi Kurdish capital Since then, the region's peshmerga forces have regained ground from Islamic State, emerging as the West's most trusted and...

Syria conflict: Khorasan group targeted by US air strikes The US military says it has carried out air strikes against the al-Qaeda-linked Khorasan group in north-western Syria. The US hit five targets related to the...

Posted on Nov 25 2014 - 5:03pm by admin
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Iraqi Shiite group massacred Sunnis at mosque, Human Rights Watch says Iraq's largest Shiite militia, which has been incorporated into the U.S.-backed national army and police, has...

The Uniform Code of Military Justice Has Never Had Anything To Do with Justice The ancient Sunni Muslim city lies in the restive al Anbar Province in western Iraq. … The grave crimes were...