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Wladimir
Freelance journalist (MEE, The Region, Daily Beast), analyst, MA Conflict Studies/Kurdish Studies. Not here for discussion or trolls.
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Aron Lund 4h
Washington, or some part of it, seems less than thrilled by the news of Israeli strikes in Iraq, given that a substantial number of Iraqi parliamentarians already want to ban the U.S. troop presence.
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Seth Frantzman 3h
America’s Key to Keeping ISIS Defeated via
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Alberto Miguel Fernandez 7h
On this day in 2015, blew up the 2,000 year old Sanctuary of Baal Shameem at (Tadmur). While Salafis have a long history of destroying "idols" and graves, in my view, the motivation for this was one part Ibn Taymiya and two parts media grandstanding.
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Kerem ALTIPARMAK 9h
For those who do not know, this is a picture of a Member of Turkish Parliament, protesting government’s decision to dismiss mayors in Diyarbakır, Van and Mardin. After the event she was taken to hospital as policemen had hit her head with truncheons.
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Daniele Raineri 6h
Quite a rich interview with , lot of details, hinting at the unthinkable: the comeback in Iraq has failed to materialize so far, the Islamic State may never be able to recover from the territorial defeat.
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Mutlu Civiroglu 1h
State-appointed mayor in Turkey’s Van province removes from social media account |
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Wladimir 2h
Replying to @BrendaStoter
Gefeliciteerd! Goed tijdstip net na de zomer
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jane arraf 2h
Iraqi prime minister meets security council, says he will have to approve any US/coalition flights going forward. Iraq defense spokesman says tho he can’t confirm yet strikes, waiting for results of Iraqi investigation. Could become even more difficult for US in .
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David M. Witty 2h
Iraqi Foreign Minister summons Deputy Chief of Mission of US Embassy to protest Israeli attacks on PMF (Hashd) positions in Iraq. US Ambassador currently not in country.
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Rick Francona 3h
Continued multi-platform ISR coverage of northwestern .
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TEDxNishtiman 3h
This is Professor Dr.Jan kizilhan LIVE from Saad Abdullah Hall. Wait for his speech tomorrow at
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Holly Dagres 3h
Surreal: US permanent resident Nizar Zakka, who was imprisoned in Iran, was taken "to a mall in downtown Tehran that Iranian security forces cleared out for him to purchase a silk carpet as a farewell gift."
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KirkukNow 4h
Hamam al- All residents are asking for unearthing a mass grave which contains remains of 62 members of the army slaughtered by () group in 2014 in Hamam al-Alil, south of in the .
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Gayle Tzemach Lemmon 4h
On post-ISIS NE , which now faces risks of ISIS resurgence: “Aram Hanna, a member of the MFS General Command, said he hopes the US-led coalition protects the east of the Euphrates, where Islamic State sleeper cells still pose a threat.”
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Aaron Stein 5h
As one awaits inevitable RU guarantee for TSK withdrawal from Morek, the (obviously) larger issue is the observation posts do not deter regime ops. There are at least 2 (perhaps 3) OPs that could be overrun w/in a few months, if/when a decision is made to secure highway junction
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Aymenn J Al-Tamimi 6h
Suleiman al-Shwakh, leader of the Desert Commandos and a founder of the ‘Popular Resistance’ that targets the U.S./SDF presence in Raqqa province, has been killed in Damascus area
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Sarah Marsh 5h
You only really get to know a place by learning the language! I learnt a lot more from my book of the first class (6 yr olds). Zor zîrek! 😁
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KirkukNow 5h
Statistics on violence against in the Region during the first 6 months of 2019: 22 Murder cases 32 Suicide cases 99 Injury by burns 58 Self-immolation 47 Sexual abuses 4972 Complaints filed in cases involving of violence
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Military.com 7h
FBI Takes Down Nigerians Pretending to Be US Troops in $46M Case
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Hassan Hassan 6h
No Syrian should support Turkey’s takeover of areas currently under the US-backed SDF. Turkey is central to Russia’s policy in the north west, and has either failed to stop Russia or accepted those attacks. Whichever it is, Turkey’s expansion elsewhere is a bad idea for everyone.
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