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Independent Kurdistan

Iraqi Kurdistan’s recent referendum on whether to declare independence from Baghdad garnered only slight attention in the U.S. Even the overwhelming vote (93 percent favored independence) and America’s long involvement in the region did not make the story more prominent. Via: John R. Bolton Nonetheless, we would be badly mistaken to underestimate its importance for U.S. policy throughout the Middle East. ...

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Kurds Have ‘Completely Lost Hope’ in Iraq

During a speech held in Duhok, Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani said the Kurdish people have “completely lost hope” in Iraq and must hold a referendum to decide their future. Via:  Ben Kew    “I say this, unfortunately, that we have no hope that Iraq could get better,” PM Barzani said at a ceremony which remembered the ISIS invasion ...

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Germany raids apartments of four Turkish imams suspected of spying

German police on Wednesday raided the apartments of four imams suspected of conducting espionage on behalf of the Turkish government against followers of U.S.-based cleric Fetullah Gulen, accused by Ankara of organising a failed coup last July. Via: reuters.com  The raids, in the states of North Rhine-Westphalia and Rhineland-Palatinate, could further strain relations between the two NATO allies, which need each ...

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In France Muslim “refugees” tell Christian “WE WILL KILL YOU”

“No, you are not free, you are in the Jungle. The Jungle has Kurdish rule here – leave this camp.” Before too long, all of Europe and the UK will have Islamic rules, which you will have to obey or leave — and hope you get out alive. “Christian convert in French refugee camp told: ‘We will kill you’”, World ...

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Isis tightens grip on captives, selling Yazidis as a sex slave on popular apps

The posting in Arabic is chilling. A girl for sale: “Virgin. Beautiful. 12 years old … Her price has reached $12,500 and she will be sold soon.” The advertisement, along with others for kittens, tactical gear and weapons, appeared on an encrypted Telegram app and was shared with the Associated Press by an activist with Iraq’s persecuted Yazidi community, which ...

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