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ISIS Resumes Attacks on Yezidis in Shingal

The few hundred families that are now in Shingal mountain are said to be surrounded by ISIS,

  Islamic State (ISIS) militants have launched a major attack against thousands of Yezidis, a religious minority who are surrounded on their sacred mountain in northern Iraq.Qasim Shesho, a Yezidi commander on Shingal mountain, told Rudaw that ISIS began an offensive early on Monday that continued throughout the day.“A large …

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Iraqi Kurdistan Delivers Weapons to Kobane

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  A statement by the Kurdistan Region’s Presidency stated that arms and ammunition has been delivered to the besieged Kobane town in Rojava by the Kurdistan Region. “As part of the Kurdistan Region’s continuous efforts to support Western Kurdistan in general and Kobane in particular, weapons and military aid were …

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President Barzani Receives U.S. Deputy National Security Advisor

President Barzani received a United States government delegation headed by Mr. Tony Blinken, Deputy National Security Advisor.

    President Barzani received a United States government delegation headed by Mr. Tony Blinken, Deputy National Security Advisor. During the meeting President Barzani briefed the delegation with the latest development regarding the ongoing conflict with the terrorists of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, ISIS and elaborated on …

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British Foreign Secretary in Erbil: You Will Not be Alone in Your Fight

Prime Minister Barzani expressed his appreciation for the actions of the United Kingdom, as it has provided humanitarian and military assistance.

Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani yesterday met with British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond in Erbil to discuss military and humanitarian assistance. Secretary Hammond was accompanied by British Ambassador to Iraq Frank Baker and a number of senior diplomats and military leaders. The Foreign Secretary expressed his pleasure in arriving in the Kurdistan …

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