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By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
Aug 15th, 2016
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Baghdad, Iraq ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Kurdish Peshmerga forces launched a fresh attack on Islamic State (IS) forces early on Sunday as part of a campaign to capture Mosul, the militants’ de facto capital in Iraq, Kurdish officials said. The advance began after heavy shelling and air st...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 31st, 2015
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Beirut , Lebanon ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) — The Islamic State group has acknowledged for the first time that its fighters have been defeated in the Syrian town of Kobani and vowed to attack the town again. In a video released by the pro-IS Aamaq News Agency late Friday, two fighters said the airstri...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Dec 21st, 2014
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Washington ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – U.S.-led forces attacked Islamic State targets on Sunday with 13 air strikes in Iraq and three in Syria, using fighter, bomber and other aircraft, the U.S. military said. Four of the Iraq strikes were near Sinjar in the north of the country, which destroye...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Oct 16th, 2014
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Ankara ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A Syrian Kurdish official is calling on the international community to allow weapons into the border town of Kobani for the fight against Islamic State militants. Idriss Nassan, deputy head of Kobani’s foreign relations committee, says the Islamic State ...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 11th, 2014
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Ankara ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – At least 553 people are said to have died in a month of fighting for Kobane, the Kurdish town just inside Syria under Islamic State (IS) attack. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a UK-based Syrian opposition body which monitors the conflict, counted 298...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Oct 7th, 2014
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Damascus ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Lightly armed Kurdish fighters in the Syrian border town of Kobani have for weeks held off an ISIS onslaught, but the battle has moved to the streets of Kobani as the president of Turkey warned today that the town was about to fall to the Islamic militants. ...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Oct 2nd, 2014
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Ankara (Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO)- Turkey’s parliament approved a motion Thursday that gives the government new powers to launch military incursions into Syria and Iraq and to allow foreign forces to use its territory for possible operations against the Islamic State group. Parliament voted 298-9...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Sep 26th, 2014
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London ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Britain’s parliament approved air strikes against Islamic State (IS) insurgents in Iraq by a decisive margin on Friday, paving the way for the Royal Air Force to join U.S.-led military action with immediate effect. Six Cyprus-based Tornado GR4 fighter-bom...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Sep 19th, 2014
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Baghdad (Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO)- The Syrian Kurdish town of Kobani (Ayn al-Arab in Arabic) is an island, surrounded by ISIS on three fronts and the Turkish border to the north. The town was already mostly blockaded by ISIS, but in the past three days some 60 nearby villages fell under ISIS control, ...
By Tajuddin
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Aug 21st, 2014
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Paris (DIPLOMAT)- Moroccan Amazigh poet Malika Mazan,which opposes the Islamists, and being a secular extremist,Known amazing sense of provocation,she has shown once again on her Facebook page, followed by more than 12,600 people, with an ad that is making waves on social networks. In a post dated Au...