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After Liberation Of Kobane, Kurdish Battle With ISIS Is Not Over

Alessandria Masi reports: Kurdish forces in Kobani reportedly chased the Islamic State group militants from the Syrian city on Monday. This is an immediate win for the Kurds, both strategically and symbolically, but it doesn’t signal a complete ISIS defeat, nor does it signal the end of the Kurdish battle against militants — in Kobani and elsewhere. 719 more words

War Room

Kurdish Fighters Push Islamic State Out Of Kobane

Syrian Kurds, backed by US-led airstrikes, have managed to push Islamic State militants from the strongly contested border town of Kobane, officials have said. 181 more words


Qaraqosh, the Largest Island of Christianity in the Islamic World

Assyrian International News Agency: On Aug. 6, 2014, after evening Mass on the feast of the Transfiguration, the Christian residents of Qaraqosh, Iraq, were threatened by the Islamic State to convert to Islam, pay a tax or be killed. 82 more words


World Day for War Orphans

Today is the World Day for War Orphans.

Many of our orphans are the innocent victims of war. It’s shocking what orphans in places of conflict like Syria, Burma and Palestine, must endure on a daily basis, including having no access to food, clean water, medicine or education.


By Haifa Zangana

Global Research, January 06, 2015

Al-Araby, 30 December, 2014

Previously little known in Iraq, the rate of suicides is increasing as desperate youth with little to live for take their own lives.

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Current Affairs

How 2014 played havoc with geopolitical predictions—including ours

It’s time to take stock of our geopolitical predictions for 2014, which we published a year ago. We got enough things right; but, like many others… 1,849 more words