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In Kurdistan we need change, not theatrics

By Srwa Abdulwahid

Since the end of World War I, the Kurdish people have been a pawn in the hands of players in the Middle East chess game played so hard, and often so bloodily. 732 more words

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2016: His Strange and Awesome Fairy Tale Like House of Books

 A few miles northwest of Tunis, with its sidewalk cafés and streets lined by rows of manicured ficus trees and its avenues named after European cities, there is a poor suburb of eighty thousand people called Douar Hicher….In November, I was shown around by Mohamed, a local engineer in his late twenties.

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172 Countries and Territories?!!

AMERICA’S FORGOTTEN WARS

New York Times Editorial/ October 23, 2017

The United States has been at war continuously since the attacks of 9/11 and now has just over 240,000 active-duty and reserve troops in at least 172 countries and territories. 1,023 more words

Politics

Kurds warn of Iraqi troop surge

The Kurdish leadership of northern Iraq has accused the Iraqi federal government of deploying a large amount of troops and military hardware along the border of the semi-autonomous region. 209 more words

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Cómo Estados Unidos entrego a los kurdos iraquíes a Iraq y perdió ante Irán

Los Estados Unidos han sufrido una derrota ante Irán en el Kurdistán iraquí, escribe el colaborador de RIA Novosti, Gevorg Mirzayan, y agregó que Irán logró superar a Estados Unidos y ayudar a Iraq a recuperar el control sobre la provincia de Kirkuk, rica en petróleo. 871 more words

Medio Oriente

Tillerson makes surprise visit to Iraq following ISIS defeats

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s surprise visit to Iraq will have one particular focus: calming tensions between Baghdad and the Kurds in order to keep both parties focused on Washington’s core priority: the war against ISIS. 1,254 more words

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