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Senior Islamic State leader ANNIHILATED during devastating airstrike in Iraq

The depraved killer, nicknamed Abu Suhaib, was obliterated in the strike which targeted the region of Mutaibija as two of his sick associates were also injured in the blast – according to local sources. 20 Feb 2017


Russia Signs Deal for Syria Bases; Turkey Appears to Accept Assad

BEIRUT, Lebanon — Russia signed a long-term agreement on Friday to greatly enlarge its military presence in Syria, more than doubling the space for warships in Russia’s only Mediterranean port and securing rights to an air base that may already be adding a second runway. 20 Feb 2017


Obama’s Stark Options on ISIS: Arm Syrian Kurds or Let Trump Decide

WASHINGTON — With just days left as commander in chief, President Obama is confronting a wrenching decision on whether to move ahead with plans to arm Syrian Kurdish fighters battling the Islamic State in order to launch the long-awaited assault to retake Raqqa, the terrorist group’s de facto capital. 20 Feb 2017


Turkey detains over 440 people in anti-Islamic State operation

ISTANBUL — Turkey’s anti-terrorism police have detained over 440 people for alleged links to the Islamic State, the state-run agency reported Sunday. 20 Feb 2017


CIA chief Pompeo to visit Turkey in sign of improving ties with U.S.

ANKARA, Turkey — In a sign of improving ties, Turkish officials said Wednesdaythat President Trump spoke with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and responded “positively” on two key Turkish demands that had soured Ankara’s relations with the Obama administration. 13 Feb 2017


Former soldier sentenced under Terrorism Act after attempting to travel to Syria to fight Isis

A former soldier has been sentenced under the Terrorism Act after he attempted to travel to Syria to fight Isis. 13 Feb 2017


Iraqi refugee and Macedonian border guard marry after falling in love at muddy border crossing

In a love story which delivers some optimism in the bitterness of the refugee crisis, an Iraqi refugee and a Macedonian border guard have told of how they found love on the European migrant trail. 13 Feb 2017


The secret civilian network rescuing Yazidi women from Isis

A secret underground network operating in Iraq and Syria has reportedly freed more than 3,000 Yazidi women held captive in sexual slavery by Isis. 13 Feb 2017


Donald Trump's presidency is golden opportunity for Turkey, claims Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has said relations between Ankara and Washington are likely to improve once Donald Trump is inaugurated later this month. 4 Feb 2017


Pentagon chief: US has no plans to increase Mideast forces

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, left, smiles while speaking to Japanese Defense Minister Tomomi Inada, unseen, at the start of their meeting at Defense Ministry in Tokyo, Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017. Mattis on Friday reassured two key U.S. treaty allies 4 Feb 2017



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    From the heart of Kurdistan Region The Kurdish Globe is a weekly newspaper printed in Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan. It is currently being distributed in nearly all main Kurdish cities of Iraq including Dohuk, Suleimaniya, Kirkuk, Erbil and a number of small Kurdish localities. The paper will in the near future be distributed in greater Iraqi cities such as Baghdad, Mosul, and Basra etc. There are also plans to distribute the paper in major European cities. At present the paper can be delivered to offices and home addresses across the world. more...