Former U.S. officials criticize Trump's decision to 'abandon' Kurds

In interviews with NBC News, Gen. Joseph Votel and Brett McGurk argue that the president's policy shift in Syria damages American interests.

 

Two former senior U.S. officials who helped lead the fight against the Islamic State ter...

Pentagon: ISIS rebuilds in Syria after Turkish incursion and U.S. drawdown

A Pentagon report says the death of leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was a "significant blow" but wouldn't stop ISIS from rebuilding.

 

The Islamic State militant group used the drawdown of U.S. troops from Syria and the Turkish incursi...

Abdul-Mahdi submits ministerial amendments to the parliament

Saadi al-Hadithi, spokesman of the office of Federal Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi, revealed the intention of the latter to submit ministerial reforms.

 

The Iraqi News Agency quoted al-Hadithi on Tuesday as saying, "Abdul-Mahdi ...

Kurdistan

KRG Parliament discusses the proposed law on the protection of local products

Wednesday- Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament, Rewaz Fayeq held a consultative meeting to discuss the proposal of the law (Protection of local products in the Kurdistan Region), in the presence of ministers of agriculture, and trade i...

Iraq

Nineveh Governor Denies Reports of Resignation

Nineveh Governor Mansour Marid has rejected the reports claiming that he had handed in his resignation letter.

 

Earlier the day, Iraqi reports claimed that the Nineveh Provincial Council had approved Marid's resignation letter, wh...


World

House Hitler was born in will become a police station


The house where Adolf Hitler was born will be turned into a police station, Austria’s interior minister said on Tuesday, after years of debate over how best to prevent it becoming a pilgrimage site for neo-Nazis.

 

Having rec...


 

A Kurdish man murdered in Nashville


Kurdish man Nashwan Malaka was fatally shot inside the Newroz Market on Elysian Fields Court where he worked Thursday night in south Nashville.

 

The 32-year-old father of two ...


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Susan Rice: U.S. has ‘sold out the Kurds’ with Syria move


Susan Rice, former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and national security adviser in the Obama administration, joined Judy Woodruff on PBS NewsHour and discussed the Trump administration&rsquo...


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Children at risk of 'new threats' like climate change, warns UNICEF


Children around the world are living longer, healthier lives, according to a UN report. But it's not all good news — young people today are also grappling with a host of new threats, from cli...


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