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Candidates for Istanbul Mayor Hold Rare Debate on Live TV

Kurdistan News - Sun, 06/16/2019 - 21:28
The head-to-head, the first such event in Turkey in 17 years, pitted Ekrem Imamoglu of the opposition against Binali Yildirim, a government-backed former prime minister.
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An American Family Detained in Syria Is Sent Back to the U.S.

Kurdistan News - Wed, 06/05/2019 - 20:56
Kurdish authorities are releasing some of the 12,000 foreign women and children affiliated with the Islamic State held in detention camps in Syria.
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They Were ‘Comrades in Arms’ Against ISIS. Now the U.S. Is Eyeing the Exit.

Kurdistan News - Sun, 05/12/2019 - 23:17
The commander of the Syrian Democratic Forces hopes U.S. forces will stay in Syria. But if they don’t, he is prepared to defend his militia’s hard-fought gains.
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Where ISIS Ruled in Syria, Fear and Uncertainty Reign

Kurdistan News - Mon, 04/29/2019 - 17:04
The Islamic State lost control of eastern Syria, but a visit there found cities in shambles, an uncertain future and ISIS still carrying out deadly attacks.
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U.S. Troops Leaving Syria, but Some May Stay Longer Than Expected

Kurdistan News - Sat, 03/30/2019 - 01:29
Hundreds of the 2,000 American troops in Syria are leaving, but new plans will pause the withdrawal before reaching the 400-troop level President Trump approved.
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Scores of Holiday Revelers Killed as Overloaded Ferry Sinks in Iraq

Kurdistan News - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 19:28
The vessel, carrying Iraqis celebrating the Kurdish New Year, sank in the Tigris River near Mosul, killing at least 94 people.
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France Repatriates Several Orphan Children Who Were Stranded in Syria

Kurdistan News - Fri, 03/15/2019 - 23:50
The return of five children of deceased ISIS militants came as a surprise to their families, as France has stalled at repatriating its citizens kept in Syria and Iraq.
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