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Report: Syrian army retakes Albu Kamal, last ISIS stronghold

The Syrian army has retaken Albu Kamal, a town near the Iraqi border in Syria, which was the last ISIS stronghold in the country. ...

Kurdish leader in Iraq steps down, sparks violent protest

Massoud Barzani, the Kurdish leader who led an independence referendum that backfired, announced he will not be extending his term, which ends in four...

Kurdish government prepared to suspend referendum results

The Kurdistan Regional Government announced Wednesday that it is prepared to suspend the independence referendum results in exchange for a ceasefire and an open...

Iraqi PM claims Iranian-backed militias are not working for Tehran

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi defended the Iranian-backed militias operating in his country after U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson criticized them. According to...

Tillerson warns Iranian-backed militias in Iraq

Today, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visited Saudi Arabia as part of an attempt to prevent Iran’s growing influence in the Middle East....

Op-Ed: When allies fight – America between a rock and a hard place

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Kurdish official claims KRG never wanted war with Baghdad

Amid the fighting in Kirkuk, Kurdish Foreign Minister Falah Mustafa Bakir claimed during an interview with CNN that the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) never...

Iraqi forces launch extensive operation against Kurds

The Iraqi forces have launched an extensive operation in an attempt to regain control over the Kurdish-held Kirkuk region. Washington has expressed strong opposition...

Turkish special forces to set up observation posts in Idlib for military exercise

Turkish commando forces have entered into northern Syria over the past few hours, where they are expected to set up observation posts in accordance...

Iraqi government reportedly threatening Kurdish-held oil city

Media outlets in Iraq reported that the Kurds have deployed about 6,000 soldiers in Kirkuk for fear of an Iraqi government attack. ...