Posts Tagged ‘Iraqi Kurdistan’

Life under IS ‘really hard’, rescued Swedish girl says

(Media Release) A 16-year-old Swedish girl rescued from Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq has described life under the jihadist group’s rule as “really hard”. The teenager told an Iraqi Kurdish TV station that she was duped into going to Syria by her boyfriend last May. She was rescued by Kurdish special forces near the […]

Islamic State assault repulsed in northern Iraq

(Media Release) Kurdish forces backed by coalition air strikes have repulsed the most serious attack by Islamic State group in Iraq in five months, US officials say. IS militants mounted a co-ordinated assault on several locations near the northern city of Mosul on Wednesday. About 180 IS fighters were killed in the strikes that continued […]

US official: ‘IS making and using chemical weapons in Iraq and Syria’

(Media Release) There is a growing belief within the US government that the Islamic State militant group is making and using crude chemical weapons in Iraq and Syria, a US official has told the BBC. The US has identified at least four occasions on both sides of the Iraq-Syria border where IS has used mustard […]

Turkey’s fear of a reignited Kurdish flame

(Media Release) Could Turkey be about to return to the bad old days of armed conflict with the Kurds? Troops on the streets, curfews for the first time in 22 years, protests in almost 30 cities and state buildings attacked – the situation is dangerous and escalating fast. Some of the fighting is among Kurds, […]

Powered by WordPress | Designed by: Premium Themes. | Thanks to Juicers, Free WP Themes and