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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
2/6/2022 1:58:52 PM
The United Nations said on Sunday that minors were still being detained in a northeast Syria prison attacked last month by the Islamic State group, calling their conditions "precarious".

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.

World - Region
1/23/2022 4:24:16 PM
Clashes between US-backed Syrian Kurdish fighters and militants continued for a fourth day Sunday near a prison in northeastern Syria that houses thousands of members of the Islamic State group, the Kurdish force said.

World - Region
1/22/2022 1:51:16 PM
Intense clashes between Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces fighters backed by US-led coalition, and Islamic State group militants, around Gweiran prison in northeast Syria where thousands of extremists were held, officials said.

World - Region
1/21/2022 1:17:34 PM
A rocket attack on a northern Syrian town controlled by Turkey-backed opposition fighters killed six civilians and wounded over a dozen people on Thursday, Syrian rescuers and a war monitor said. Both blamed U.S-backed Syrian Kurdish forces for the attack.

World - Region
1/18/2022 11:49:11 AM
As Iraq's Shia leaders jostle to secure a majority in the newly-elected parliament, Sunni and Kurdish minorities have been caught up in a spate of warning grenade attacks, analysts say.

World - Region
1/16/2022 6:15:08 PM
Baghdad has repatriated almost 4,000 of its citizens stuck on the Belarus borders with European Union members Poland, Lithuania, and Latvia in recent weeks, Iraq's foreign minister said Sunday.

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