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Defense Department Announces the Transfer of Umm Sayyaf

Earlier today, Nasrin As’ad Ibrahim, also known as Umm Sayyaf, a suspected member of ISIL who has been detained by U.S. forces in Iraq since May 15, was transferred to the custody of the… 112 more words

Department Of Defense

The Dissonance Of Things #2: What the Hell is Going On in Turkey?

In this month’s podcast, I’m joined by Kamran Matin and Fred Weber to discuss recent events in Turkey. We cover the apparent sea change in the AKP’s foreign and domestic policy in the aftermath of the… 189 more words

International Relations

Kurds upset at snub from Quebec City anti-ISIL meeting

The Kurdish government in Iraq has complained about being excluded from a meeting in Quebec City Thursday at which Foreign Affairs Minister Rob Nicholson will host officials from about two dozen countries to discuss the war against the Islamic State. 726 more words


Reforms, anti-corruption initiatives, and austerity: the Kurdistan Regional Government reaches ‘political maturity’

Falah Mustafa Bakir, Kurdistan’s foreign minister, tackled head-on the regional government’s financial struggles at a briefing in London today (16 April), while noting successes in the fight against ISIS. 317 more words


ISIS Using Chemical Weapons Against Peshmerga Forces, Claims Kurdistan Regional Government

YNetNews.com: Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan Regional Government said on Saturday it has evidence Islamic State used chlorine gas as a chemical weapon against Kurdish peshmerga forces. 81 more words


BNE INVISIBLE HAND: Is The Oil Price Crash Over

Is the oil price crash over? In mid-February, Brent crude traded at $63 a barrel, up from a $45 low a month earlier. Does that sharp rise mean oil will now climb steadily back above $100? 1,354 more words

Liam Halligan