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Missiles hit Kurdish capital in Iraq, no casualities, officials say
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Missiles hit Kurdish capital in Iraq, no casualities, officials say

(CNN) – A dozen ballistic missiles struck Iraq’s northern Kurdish regional capital Erbil early Sunday morning, local officials said. The…
Crisis looms in Syria camps, jails holding foreign nationals
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Crisis looms in Syria camps, jails holding foreign nationals

ROJ CAMP, Syria (AP) — It was night when Zakia Kachar heard the sounds of footsteps approach her tent in…
Stung by prison battle, Kurds say they need help against IS
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Stung by prison battle, Kurds say they need help against IS

HASSAKEH, Syria (AP) — Weeks after the long, furious battle with militants from the Islamic State group over a prison…
Islamic State strikes from shadows in vulnerable Syria, Iraq
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Islamic State strikes from shadows in vulnerable Syria, Iraq

BEIRUT (AP) — With a spectacular jail break in Syria and a deadly attack on an army barracks in Iraq,…
Syrian fighters set deadline for IS gunmen to surrender
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Syrian fighters set deadline for IS gunmen to surrender

BEIRUT (AP) — US-backed Kurdish-led fighters searched Friday near a Syrian prison for Islamic State group militants and gave an…
Second group of Iraqis return after failed Europe gamble
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Second group of Iraqis return after failed Europe gamble

IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Defeated but somewhat relieved, a second group of Iraqis returned home to northern Iraq on Friday…
2 Turkish soldiers killed in north Syria
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2 Turkish soldiers killed in north Syria

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s defense ministry said early Sunday that two Turkish soldiers were killed in northern Syria. The ministry…
Clashes between Kurdish, government forces kill 1 in Syria
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Clashes between Kurdish, government forces kill 1 in Syria

BEIRUT (AP) — Kurdish security forces said Wednesday that Syrian government-allied fighters killed one of their personnel in an overnight…
Kurds impose 10-day curfew in NE Syria amid coronavirus wave
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Kurds impose 10-day curfew in NE Syria amid coronavirus wave

BEIRUT (AP) — A 10-day curfew in areas controlled by US-backed fighters in northeast Syria went into effect Tuesday in…
Turkey’s pro-Kurdish party closure case worries US, Europe
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Turkey’s pro-Kurdish party closure case worries US, Europe

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – The United States and Europe have criticized a move by Turkey towards banning the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic…
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