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Updated at 7:00 pm (GMT+2): A first group of Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga fighters entered the besieged Syrian town of Kobane on Thursday to help push...
Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Updated at 2:58 pm (GMT +2): Iraqi peshmerga fighters arrived in southeastern Turkey early on Wednesday ahead of their planned deployment to the...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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Kurdish forces have thwarted a new attempt by Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) fighters to cut off the Syrian town of Kobane from the border...
Monday, October 27, 2014
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Mustafa al-Furati
The Iraqi people and their political leadership were optimistic when the United States first announced its intention to form an international...
Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Updated at 12:57 pm (GMT +3): Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Wednesday he doesn’t understand “why Kobane is so important,” but he...
Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Updated at 6:20 pm (GMT+3): Iraqi Kurdish lawmakers Wednesday approved the deployment of security forces to the Syrian border town of Kobane to help...
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) launched a fresh assault on Kobane late Monday as Turkey announced it would support Iraqi Kurdish fighters...
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Iraqi forces launched a string of attacks on militants on Tuesday, including at Saddam Hussein's hometown Tikrit, as US President Barack Obama...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Daoud Ali
The Yazidis trapped in Mount Sinjar are having to cope with very harsh conditions, amid food shortages and a lack of many basic supplies, and a siege...
Monday, August 18, 2014
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