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Kurdistan, referendum, independence, Turkey, instability, independence referendum, Falah Mustafa

Kurdistan Referendum to Go Ahead as Planned, KRG Official Says

The planned independence referendum in Iraqi Kurdistan will be held on September 25 despite claims to the contrary, Hemin Hawrami, a senior assistant to...
Syria, Syrian Kurds, Rojava

Syrian Kurds Voting for Local Leaders Want a Democratic System After ISIS

(KOBANI, Syria) – The city of Kobani in northern Syria suffered under an Islamic State siege from 2014 until the U.S.-led Coalition decided to...

Russia’s Lavrov Calls On US, North Korea To ‘Calm Down Hot Heads’

The exchange of threats by the leaders of the United States and North Korea is unacceptable, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said in a...
Germany, Turkey, Merkel, relations, EU, customs union, hermes, export guarantees

Berlin Limits Export Guarantees for German Business in Turkey

In a sign of growing frustration with Turkey’s continued arrest of its citizens, Germany moved to impose trade restrictions aimed at punishing Ankara for...

Battle of Raqqa is Down to 3 Neighborhoods, US Coalition Envoy Says

The battle to liberate the Syrian city of Raqqa from the Islamic State is nearing its conclusion, with the fight concentrated in three neighborhoods,...

Trump Provides More Fuel for North Korea’s ‘Rocket Man’

Surreal might be one word to describe the scene at the Hilton hotel in Midtown Manhattan on Wednesday where Secretary of State Rex Tillerson...
Afghanistan, additional troops, Trump, strategy, insurgency, Afghan civilians

Report: US Ill-Prepared for Army, Police Force Building in Afghanistan

The United States was utterly ill-prepared for reconstructing security forces in Afghanistan, a country that has been suffering from war and corruption for 30...
Erdogan, Trump, meeting

Trump Says He Is as Close as Ever With Turkey’s Erdogan

U.S. President Donald J. Trump called his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan a close friend on Thursday in a public display of personal rapport...
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Poroshenko: US, Ukraine Share Vision on New Level of Military Cooperation

President Petro Poroshenko of Ukraine said on Thursday that Kiev and Washington have a shared view on how to boost defense cooperation between the two...
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Erdogan’s Bodyguards Beat A Protester At New York Event

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's bodyguards brutally beat at least one protester in New York City on Thursday, hours before the president's meeting with his...