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Kurds Need More US Support

trudy rubin

Fifty yards from my hotel, in the largely Christian neighborhood of Ainkawa, a car bomb went off last Friday. You can still smell the acrid smoke where the Nili cafe was shattered, killing two young men who had stepped out for a smoke not far from the U.S. consulate (which …

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Kurdistan: A Miracle Required, Every Single Day

sasha toperich

People in the streets of Erbil are saying these days, “We are fighting three extremely difficult battles: We fight ISIS with poor and outdated weapons, we struggle to absorb the refugees that have increased our population by 28 percent, and we fight with Baghdad to get our money to survive.” …

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President Barzani Meets U.S. Commander of Central Command‏

The President emphasized on the great role of the United States ad other coalition partners for their support of the Kurdistan Region against the terrorists of the Islamic State.

  President Masoud Barzani held a meeting with the Commander of the United States Central Command, General Lloyd Austin along with a number of U.S. military and diplomatic personnel. General Austin started by expressing his condemnation of the terrorist attack last Friday in Erbil and added that the Islamic State …

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Ainkawa Attack Perpetrator Arrested, Says KRSC

The Islamic State (ISIS) claimed the responsibility for the attack.

The Kurdistan Region’s Security Council (KRSC) announced the arrest of Friday’s bomb attack perpetrator in front of the US Consulate in Ainkawa in Erbil. In a statement released on Monday, the KRSC didn’t identify the perpetrator of the attack that killed two civilians and left eight other injured. The Islamic …

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