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World - Region
5/23/2022 10:44:28 PM
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened Monday to launch a new military operation in Syria to secure Turkey’s southern border.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
5/20/2022 3:09:56 PM
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday said he was talking to Western leaders about Turkey's objections to NATO membership for Sweden and Finland, whom he accuses of sheltering Kurdish militants.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
5/17/2022 5:32:08 PM
Sweden and Finland on Tuesday pushed ahead with their bids to join NATO even as Turkey insisted it won't let the previously non-aligned Nordic countries into the alliance because of their alleged support for Kurdish militants.

World - Region
4/20/2022 11:07:11 PM
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday said the central government in Baghdad supported Turkey's latest offensive against outlawed Kurdish militants in northern Iraq.

World - Region
4/18/2022 1:24:00 PM
Turkey on Monday said it has launched a new air and ground offensive against outlawed Kurdish militants in northern Iraq involving special forces and combat drones.

World - Region
4/12/2022 1:04:01 PM
Turkish authorities have detained 46 people, including former local officials from a pro-Kurdish political party, who are suspected of having financial links to Kurdish militants, the state-run news agency reported on Tuesday.

World - Region
4/6/2022 11:37:19 PM
Three rockets landed on Wednesday near an oil refinery in Iraq's northern autonomous Kurdistan region, with "no casualties or material damage reported", Kurdish counter-terrorism forces said.

World - Region
3/29/2022 3:10:34 PM
Clashes between US-backed Syrian Kurdish fighters and members of the Islamic State group killed at least three people inside a restive camp in northeastern Syria that houses IS families, local Kurdish authorities and an opposition war monitor said Tuesday.

World - Region
3/23/2022 2:35:16 PM
The Syrian Kurdish forces that spearheaded the battle to crush the Islamic State group's self-proclaimed "caliphate" in 2019 warned Wednesday that the world's lack of support risked allowing for a jihadist rebirth.

World - Region
3/15/2022 10:29:41 PM
The Iraqi parliament on Tuesday scheduled a March 26 session for deputies to hold a delayed vote on the country's president.

World - Region
2/2/2022 10:08:30 AM
Turkish warplanes carried out strikes against Kurdish rebels in northern Iraq and Syria, the Turkish defence ministry said Wednesday, with authorities in Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region reporting "casualties".

World - Region
1/29/2022 8:13:34 PM
Clashes broke out Saturday between Kurdish forces and Islamic State group fighters near a Syrian prison where dozens of jihadists are still holed up, a war monitor said.

World - Region
1/28/2022 3:07:52 PM
Kurdish-led forces in northeast Syria on Friday found the bodies of 18 fellow fighters inside a prison that the Islamic State group attacked last week, a war monitor reported.

World - Region
1/27/2022 6:39:41 PM
Dozens of armed Islamic State fighters remained holed up in the last occupied section of a Syrian prison, U.S.-backed Kurdish-led forces said Thursday.

World - Region
1/27/2022 12:22:46 PM
Kurdish-led forces hunted down jihadists hiding in the Gweiran prison Thursday, after the prison was hit by an Islamic State group attack a weak ago, as human rights groups appealed for urgent help for wounded inmates.

World - Region
1/26/2022 7:20:20 PM
A distressing series of voice notes sent by an Australian teenager from a prison in northeast Syria underscores the plight of thousands of forgotten children who remain trapped in detention facilities in Syria and Iraq.

World - Region
1/26/2022 4:40:59 PM
Kurdish forces on Wednesday retook full control of a prison in northeast Syria where Islamic State group jihadists had been holed up since attacking it six days earlier.

World - Region
1/26/2022 2:57:33 PM
Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic forces backed by a US-led coalition advanced on Gweiran prison in northeast Syria on Wednesday, where Islamic State fighters have unleashed their biggest attack since the fall of their “caliphate” three years ago to free thousands of extremists held inside the prison.

World - Region
1/25/2022 12:36:15 PM
US-backed Kurdish forces tightened the noose around armed jihadists hunkering down inside a Syrian prison Tuesday, with both sides facing a bloodbath or talks to end the five-day-old standoff.

World - Region
1/24/2022 2:25:53 PM
An Islamic State group attack on a Syrian prison, the jihadists' largest operation in the country in years, has fuelled fears it foreshadows a fully-fledged comeback for the extremists.

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