Turkish warplanes bomb Iraqi Kurdistan for third day
Turkish warplanes bomb Iraqi Kurdistan for third dayBreakingNews
Turkish fighter jets bombarded the district of Amedi in Iraq’s Kurdistan Region on Sunday for the third consecutive day targeting suspected positions of the PKK. Turkish warplanes have targeted several villages in Sangasar and Warte districts, about 130 kilometers east of Erbil. Warte Mayor Muslih →
Rouhani opens 5th WAIC summit in Qazvin
Rouhani opens 5th WAIC summit in QazvinBreakingNews
The 5th World Assembly of Islamic Cities (WAIC) summit has convened Sunday in the Iranian city of Qazvin with President Hassan Rouhani in attendance. In addition to representatives from the United Nations, ambassadors, governors and a number of urban and religious science scholars from Iraq, Turkey, →
Shiite Muslims mark anniversary on death of holy Imam.
Shiite Muslims mark anniversary on death of holy Imam.BreakingNews
Shiite Muslim pilgrims from Iraq walked for the second day towards the shrine of Imam Musa al-Kadhim in Baghdad’s northern district of Kadhimiya to mark the anniversary of the death of the seventh Shiite Imam. Imam is a title given in Shiite Islam to someone who is the spiritual and political succ →
Kurdistan referendum needs parliamentary mandate.
Kurdistan referendum needs parliamentary mandate.BreakingNews
Two of the main Kurdish parties have released a joint statement emphasizing that holding referendum for independence is a “national” matter and therefore needs to be discussed and “finalized” in the Kurdish parliament, an institution that has been paralyzed since October 2015. The ruling KDP →
SDF liberates two towns as march on Raqqa continues.
SDF liberates two towns as march on Raqqa continues.BreakingNews
Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) liberated two more towns during the ongoing offensive to liberate Raqqa, killing 49 Islamic State (ISIS) militants in the process. The U.S.-led coalition against ISIS supported the SDF with airstrikes in both towns. Clashes between the SDF and ISIS are ongoing in the t →