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Iraq’s President Fuad Masum arrived in Erbil yesterday to discuss the question of Kirkuk and its governor as well as the Erbil-Baghdad political deadlock with the Kurdish government. During his visit Masum will also meet former Kurdistan Region President and head of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) Masoud Barzani. Masum, who started his tour of […]

Yazidis in Turkey face new fear. Authorities at a Turkish government-run refugee camp in the Kurdish province of Mardin have recently ordered four Yazidi men from Shingal to leave. The reason authorities gave the four men for not allowing them to stay was their lack of a residence permit. There are thousands of Yazidis in […]

Free at last, free at last, they are free at last. The Islamic State has officially fallen in Mosul as Prime Minister Haider al-Aabdi arrived in the liberated city yesterday, and congratulated the Iraqi forces and people for achieving what his office described as the “great victory” over the group. Abadi toured districts in the […]

Tick Tock, the clock is ticking. Saudi Arabia and three other Arab states have extended the deadline by 48 hours for Qatar to accept a list of demands or face further sanctions. The initial deadline for Qatar to agree to the group’s 13 demands, including the shutting down of the Al Jazeera news network, expired […]


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