• 26 November, 2022
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Turkey lays out demands as Finland, Sweden seek NATO membership

BERLIN (Reuters) -Turkey's foreign minister said on Sunday that Sweden and Finland must stop supporting terrorist groups in their countries, provide clear security guarantees and lift export bans on Turkey…

Turkey summons Iraqi envoy over its military operation in northern Iraq

(Reuters) - The Turkish foreign ministry has summoned the Iraqi charge d'affaires to convey discomfort with statements by Iraqi authorities about a Turkish military operation against Kurdish militants in northern…

U.S. working to help Iraq get missile defense capabilities – Sullivan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -U.S. National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan on Sunday condemned Iran's ballistic missile attack on Iraq's northern Kurdish regional capital of Erbil, and said Washington was working to help…

Turkish warplanes attack Kurdish fighters in Iraq, Syria

By Daren Butler ISTANBUL (Reuters) -Dozens of Turkish warplanes and drones have attacked Kurdish militant training camps, shelters and ammunition storage areas in northern areas of Iraq and Syria, Turkey's…

Kurdish-led forces say they have regained control of prison in Syria’s Hasaka

By Suleiman Al-Khalidi AMMAN (Reuters) -The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) regained full control of al-Sina'a prison in the northeastern Syrian city of Hasaka on Wednesday, spokesman Farhad Shami said…

Syrian Kurdish forces tighten siege after Islamic State prison break

By Suleiman Al-Khalidi AMMAN (Reuters) - Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) troops aided by U.S. troops tightened their siege of a prison housing Islamic State suspects after inmates took over…

Islamic State prison break repelled by Kurdish-led forces in Syria

HASAKA, Syria (Reuters) -Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces repelled an Islamic State attack on a prison to break out inmates with the support of air strikes by a U.S.-led coalition, officials…

Islamic State militants attack prison in Syria’s al-Hasaka, U.S.-backed SDF says

AMMAN (Reuters) - Islamic State militants attacked a prison in Syria's al-Hasaka in an attempt to free prisoners belonging to the group who had mutinied, the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces…

Iran Seeks to Cool Tensions in Iraq

Iran is intervening in Iraq to quell destabilising internal unrest stirred up by Iranian-backed militias. The actions come as Tehran seeks to preserve its deep influence in the country while…

By PTI and Chanakya Forum

Iraqi forces, Kurdish Peshmerga retake northern village from IS fighters – sources

SULAIMANIYA/BAGHDAD, Iraq (Reuters) -Iraqi forces and Kurdish Peshmerga fighters have recaptured a village in northern Iraq on Monday after Islamic State militants took it over the previous day, security and…

Islamic State attack on Iraqi village kills 13, Kurdish government says

SULAIMANIYA, Iraq (Reuters) -An attack by Islamic State militants on a village in northern Iraq on Friday killed three villagers and 10 Kurdish soldiers, officials in Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region…

Turkey detains Syrian singer Omar Souleyman over alleged links to Kurdish militants

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish authorities have detained internationally-known Syrian musician Omar Souleyman over alleged links to Kurdish militants, a local security source and Turkish media said on Wednesday. A search…