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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
1/10/2022 10:30:45 PM
Iraqi authorities have repatriated 111 Iraqi families linked to the Islamic State group from a Kurdish-run camp in northern Syria, a local official said on Monday.

World - Region
12/26/2021 7:15:00 PM
The bodies of 16 Iraqi Kurdish migrants who drowned last month as they attempted to cross the English Channel were repatriated to northern Iraq on Sunday.

World - Region
12/17/2021 2:38:30 PM
As a backhoe dug up the ground to build trenches, Iraqi soldiers scanned the vast farming tracts for militants; not far away, their Kurdish counterparts did the same.

World - Region
12/13/2021 5:11:12 PM
Kurdish special forces backed by the US military killed five suspected jihadists in an airborne operation in eastern Syria, a statement said Monday.

World - Region
12/9/2021 5:47:51 PM
Three Turkish soldiers died Thursday in an attack in northern Iraq launched by outlawed Kurdish militants, prompting a retaliatory air strike, the Turkish defense ministry said.

World - Region
12/8/2021 5:21:48 PM
Iraqi authorities Wednesday repatriated 100 Iraqi fighters from the Islamic State jihadist group who were being held by Kurdish forces in northeast Syria, a senior Iraqi security official said.

World - Region
11/28/2021 11:32:10 AM
Five Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga fighters were killed and four wounded in a roadside bombing blamed on the Islamic State group, regional authorities said on Sunday.

World - Region
11/1/2021 10:08:10 PM
US President Joe Biden said there's only a ``fifty-fifty'' chance that the US Congress and Senate would approve a Turkish request to buy American-made F-16 warplanes, but pledged to do ``his best'' to ensure that the sale goes through, Turkey's president said on Monday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Culture
10/28/2021 2:57:00 PM
Al-Ahram Weekly spoke to the Kurdish-Swedish filmmaker Hogir Hirori on the sidelines of El Gouna Film Festival.

Multimedia - In Pictures
10/12/2021 10:23:13 PM

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