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jane arraf
NPR international correspondent. Cairo-based, covering Iraq and other places on the crossroads of history.
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Feisal al-Istrabadi Oct 20
Starting wars is much easier than ending them.In an escalation, every from Fao to Duhuk loses.We must deescalate now, deeds and words
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Rudaw English Oct 18
: Rudaw withdraws all staff members and reporters from following death threats from militiamen.
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Adam Khan Oct 15
When a study showed that refugees generate tax revenues that exceeded costs of resettling by $63 billion dollars…Miller suppressed the study
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Hemin Hawrami Oct 15
Unfortunately due to internal issues within PUK, ambiguous dealings, only Kosrat Rasul forces fought and some other puk commanders orders their peshemrge to withdraw from Tal alward , industrial zone in Kirkuk outskirts with out any fight.
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Matthew Schweitzer Oct 15
A really important piece from Shalaw Mohammed re: online war for vs. on-the-ground realities:
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Haidar Sumeri Oct 15
Several Peshmerga positions around Kirkuk seem to have collapsed. Some are alluding to an agreement between 's government and the PUK.
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jane arraf Oct 15
Replying to @iraqoilforum
I'm back soon! You?
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jane arraf Oct 15
Words you don't want to hear at an airport: 'Anyone else for transit? No not you.' #Baghdad#airport#adventures
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Fazel Hawramy Oct 14
Kurdish Journo Shalaw Mohammad says Qassim Soleimani , Hadi Ameri, Jalal Talabani son & 2 senior PUK officials are in meeting now in Kirkuk
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Atlas Obscura Oct 14
This traditional Inuit artwork with raised arms means, essentially, “Stay away! This is a place of violent death”
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Will Dobson Oct 13
Smart on how Trump threatened to kill the Iran deal and why the deal wins — for now
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Gareth Browne Oct 14
Korek, run by Sirwan Barzani, announce 9 employees have been kidnapped in Hillah & services have been cut in several other provinces
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Colin Kahl Oct 13
Trump's Iran Strategy "Fact Sheet" 👇reads like a Wikipedia entry & contains no actual strategy. They spent 9 months putting this together?
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SURA Oct 13
PM "Our forces cannot & will not attack our citizens, Arab or Kurd. The fake news being spread has a deplorable agenda behind it"
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jane arraf Oct 12
Didn't it already do this?
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jane arraf Oct 12
Replying to @meadz86
Yes, now confirmed to be re-opened.
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jane arraf Oct 12
The closure would also appear to stop food and reconstruction supplies coming across Turkish border from entering government-controlled . 75 pct of Turkish construction goods enter non-Kurdish Iraq through Kurdish territory.
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jared levy Oct 11
Are you advising people to leave that area? Are you just sort of floating this tidbit out there?
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C van den Toorn Oct 11
My take on the Kurdistan referendum, results show complex opinions on path forward
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SURA Oct 11
- forces categorically deny rumours started by that there is preparations for attacks on . Rumours baseless.
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