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Turkey's Attack on the Kurds Is a Betrayal of the U.S.
450,000 Displaced Have Returned to Iraq's Nineveh: Govt
Iraq After ISIS
Damascus Bombing Kills 9 in Christian Districts
Turkey Warns US Over Kurdish Militia Group
Experts Warn ISIS Still Has Up to 10,000 Loyalists in Syria, Iraq
Iraqi Parliament Sets May 12 As Date for National Elections
Assyrian College Opens in Australia
Iraq's Political Landscape in Disarray
Jihadist Corpses Poison Life in Iraq's Mosul
Reframing Indigeneity: The Case of Assyrians in Northern Mesopotamia
Iraq's Islamists Dump Religion for Upcoming Elections
Turkish Troops Enter Kurdish Enclave in Northern Syria
Iraq's Supreme Court Rules Against Election Delay
Iraqi Parliament Postpones Vote on Election Date
Turkey Begins Operation Against U.S.-Backed Kurdish Militias in Syria
Tribal Feuds Spread Fear in Iraq's Basra Province
Why is Foreign Policy Magazine Grumpy About U.S. Aid Going to Assyrians in Iraq?
U.S. Criticizes Turkey Over Military Offensive in Kurdish-held Northern Syria
ISIS Still Poses Threat to Iraq After Liberation
Turkey Deploys More Tanks to Syrian Border
Can Turkey Be Part of the Solution in Iraq?
Syria Threatens to Down Turkish Jets Over Its Kurdish Region
Kurds Appeal to U.N. Over Turkish Threats
Syrian Government: U.S. Military Presence in Syria Is Act of Aggression
Massive Turkish Army Convoy Heads to Syrian Border
Pentagon Says it is Not Creating Conventional 'Border Guard' in Syria
Turkey's Uneasy Relationship With Europe
US Vital in Stabilizing Northern Iraq Says Archbishop of Erbil
The US is Doubling Down in Syria -- But Officials Won't Say Why
U.S.-Backed Force Could Cement a Kurdish Enclave in Syria
The United Nations' Shameful Treatment of Persecuted Christians
Baghdad and KRG Reach Initial Agreement on Lifting Flight Ban
Russian Top Diplomat, US Iraqi Envoy Discuss Post-conflict Situation in Iraq
Russia, Turkey and Syria Oppose U.S. Plan on Kurdish Force
Kurdish Parties Will Boycott Vote on Iraqi Budget Bill
New Challenges for US in Syria, Iraq Despite Success Against ISIS
Defeat of the Islamic State in Iraq: New Beginning or Lull?
ISIS Inc.
Armenia Recognises Genocide of Yazidis in Iraq
Turkey is No Longer a Free Country, According to Global Rights Report
Iraq PM Coalition Collapses One Day After Its Formation
Islamists Vow to 'Kill More Copts' in Egypt
A Vision for Ending Iraq's Crises
Minorities in North Iraq Look to Post-jihadist Future
U.S. Confirms It Is Training Kurdish Recruits in Syria
Suicide Bombings in Baghdad Puncture Newfound Hope
Netherlands Joins UN Security Council to Shine Light on IS Genocide
KDP Will Boycott Iraq Elections in Kirkuk, Disputed Areas
Iraq Sunni Tribes: Postpone Elections Until Displaced Return
Russia Says Zone for U.S.-backed Rebels Could End Up Splitting Syria
Turkey Says U.S. Training of Kurdish YPG in Syria Border Force is Unacceptable
Turkish Military Attacks Kurdish Forces in Syria
A New Life Sprouts Up Around Mosul After Scars of ISIS Rule
Iraqi Assyrians: The Forgotten Refugees
Christian Worship Revived in Largest Assyrian City in Iraq
Turkish Forces Shell Syrian Kurds Targets in Northern Syria
Report Details Scope of Persecution in the Cradle of Christianity
Iraqi Militias Form Political Coalition for Elections
'Social Reconstruction' is Vital for Long-term Stability in Iraq
Summaries

Turkey's Attack on the Kurds Is a Betrayal of the U.S.

By Noah Feldman

The U.S. needs to start imagining NATO without Turkey. The latest reason is Turkey's assault against the Syrian Kurds. The same Kurds who, with U.S. training and support, have borne the brunt of the fighting against Islamic State.

Iraq After ISIS

By Giovanni Parigi

Today Iraq is unusually calm. The Islamic State, having lost both Mosul and control over the border with Syria, has been defeated; in Kurdistan, Mas'ud Barzani's referendum for the independence has proved to be a political boomerang.

Damascus Bombing Kills 9 in Christian Districts

By Christine Rousselle

Damascus -- An estimated nine people were killed in a bombing on Monday afternoon in Damascus. The shelling targeted the Bab Touma and al-Shaghour districts, which are historically Christian areas, and several churches were damaged as well.

Turkey Warns US Over Kurdish Militia Group

(BBC) -- Turkey has urged the US to stop backing the Kurdish YPG in Syria, as it steps up an offensive against the militia. A spokesman for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said YPG fighters were using US-supplied weapons against troops trying to clear the Afrin region.


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