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PKK terrorist on Turkey’s the majority desired list killed in operations in eastern Tunceli


Turkish aegis armament in the eastern arena of Tunceli dead four PKK terrorists, including one approved by Turkey in the orange category, in counterterrorism operations, the Interior Ministry said in an account Monday. The terrorists were dead in advancing operations in the rural areas of Pülümür-Kızılmescit in Tunceli. The orange-listed …

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Iraq’s Militias, Accused of Threatening U.S.


When the United States claimed this week that American forces in Iraq confronted threats from Iranian “proxies,” it had been talking about the armed groups that helped fight the Islamic State and have bedeviled Iraq ever since. The Iraqi armed groups, some with ties to Iran, have a footprint in …

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Pro-Syrian regime forces and Iran-backed militias sweep Syria-Iraq border for ISIS cells

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Pro-Syrian regime forces are carrying out a joint operation with Iraq’s Hashd al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization Units), sweeping Syria’s eastern desert near the Iraq border for ISIS cells, multiple sources told The Defense Post. The operation brought together units from Syria’s National Defense Forces militias, Syrian Arab Army regulars, Lebanese Hezbollah, …

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Turkey, Iraq intensified ties in the new era


In an increasingly volatile Middle East, any specific relationship depending on mutual attention as well as a good neighbourhood is effective and important for the regional actors. Turkey’s deepening relationships with its southern neighbour, Iraq, properly corresponds to this reality. However, the history of Turkish-Iraqi ties has had its good and bad, a current trend in bilateral relations portrays a two-way will to further enrich political conversation and cooperation in various fields. Turkey accepts Iraq as one of the key associates whose …

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Who Handles Iraq’s Military?

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Western Iran is in its third week of grievous flooding. Coming to the aide, across the Iraqi border, are terrorists turned Iraqi troops, turned Rec Crescent aide workers. They answer not to the elected government in Baghdad, however to Iran’s ayatollah. A convoy of 50 vehicles carrying Iraqi Nujaba and …

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