Sunnis near Tikrit say they feel disillusioned and alienated ahead of a May 12 election to elect a new prime minister
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Turkey regressing in several areas, says a European Commission annual report in the group’s harshest criticism yet
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Russian investigative journalist who wrote about the deaths of mercenaries in Syria has died in hospital
Erdogan accused them of behaving like “terrorists” for staging an action opposing his military campaign in Syria
The ruling Kurdish Party, the PYD, has set up a democratic federation made of local governments
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Governments around the world are increasingly shutting down internet access in an attempt to silence dissent
Following through on a long-desired promise to have a country of their own Kurds in the Kurdistan
Al Qaida’s dull Osama-lectures in Arabic never had the pizazz of IS’s sleek magazines and certainly not the charisma of their reality-tv snuff films. Their gruesome short films are filmically excellent.