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US Coalition Rounding Down Civilian Casualty Numbers in Iraq by Over 30%

Bagdhad (GPA) – A new report by The New York Times (NYT) adds credibility to what many people have been saying for a long time: The Pentagon is lying about civilian casualty numbers in Iraq. For the last year or so the US media (including the NYT) has been subjecting their audiences to the repeated claims of […]

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Kurds End Bid for Secession, ‘Accept Iraqi Court Decision’

Baghdad (GPA) – It seems the dream of ‘Kurdistan’ is called off for the time being. Following September’s referendum, a brief standoff between the Iraqi army and Kurdish Peshmerga, and finally the resignation of Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani it now seems plans for an Iraqi Kurdistan Are now off the table. Obviously, this is already […]

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Syria Declares End of ISIS, But What’s Next

Damascus (GPA) – Last week, the Syrian government declared the end of ISIS as a territorial presence in the country, now new questions arise. Thursday, November ninth is a day that will be in history books as the day The Islamic State Iraq and Syria (ISIS), or Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), or just IS, Daesh, etc. […]

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Syrian Arab Army and Iraqi Units Liberate Final ISIS Held Town in Syria

London (Duran) – ISIS has been effectively destroyed as a fighting force in Syria and Iraq. ISIS is now officially destroyed as fighting force in both Syria and Iraq. While small pockets of ISIS terrorists and lone-wolf attackers are still roving in both countries, as a battle capable force, ISIS is now effectively dead and along with it, […]

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Iraq-Syria Border Fully Liberated by Iraqi Army

Baghdad (GPA) – Iraqi forces have liberated the city of al-Qaim, the last border crossing with Syria controlled by Daesh. The Iraq-Syria border is officially free of terrorist control. Iraqi forces retook Al-Qaim, the last urban stronghold of Daesh, earlier today along the Iraq-Syria border. The city was also the last Daesh stronghold in Iraq […]

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Iraq Strongly Lashes-out at Rex Tillerson‘s Remarks on Iraq’s PMF Forces

Bagdhad (YE) – The Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a formal communiqué on Monday, berating the egregious comments made by US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, who said that it is time for the Iranian-backed Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) who are fighting ISIS terrorists to go home. Saad al-Hadithi, a spokesperson for the Iraqi […]

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Separatist Kurdish Factions: Human Rights Violations and Racism

By Sarah Abed Damascus (TRH) – The West has effectively preyed on the Kurds’ internal divisions and has used some factions to fulfill an imperialist goal of dividing and weakening the Near and Middle East. The Kurdish people are diverse, and in recent years, aspects of their culture and customs have been discussed in mainstream media. But the […]

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Kirkuk: The Kurdish Dream Meets Reality

Baghdad (GPA) – The first shots have been fired in the war for ‘Kurdistan,’ and it appears the Iraqi army has come out on top in Kirkuk. This weekend, the Iraqi army began their incursion to the newly declared “Kurdistan” following last month’s independence referendum. Despite assurances from the Kurdish government that the region would […]

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Hezbollah Leader Nasrallah Offers Balanced View on Kurdish Referendum

Beirut (Duran) – Nasrallah calls for political unity while opposing ethnonationalism and imperialism. The leader of the Lebanese party Hezbollah, Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah has articulated a defense of territorial unity across the Arab world while also calling for respecting the human rights of all non-Arab minorities across the region. In a speech which invoked the ideals anti-imperialist Arab […]

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Netanyahu and Erdogan Face Off Over Kurdish Referendum

Ankara (GPA) – Following the referendum in “Kurdistan,” Turkish President Recep Erdogan and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu are now engaged in a war of words over who is responsible for balkanizing the Middle East. During a televised speech following the Kurdish referendum in Northern Iraq Recep Erdogan accused Israel and their intelligence agency, the Mossad, of […]

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