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Head of the Kurdistan Islamic Union bloc in Kurdistan parliament, appealed to MPs of his party bloc in the Iraqi parliament, not to courtesy Iraqi…
Five Iraqi soldiers were killed late Saturday in a Daesh attack in the western Anbar province, an army officer has said. Daesh militants attacked a…
Turkey says it has killed 25 "terrorists" in Syria, shortly after a monitoring group reported 40 deaths on the fifth day of a Turkish military…
At least 24 funeral mourners have been killed and 30 others wounded in a barrel bomb attack in a rebel-held area of Aleppo, according to…
President of the Kurdistan Regional Government Nechirvan Barzani, announced that Erbil is ready to resolve all outstanding issues with Baghdad. This came during a meeting…
The House of Representatives on Saturday raised its usual meeting to next Monday, according to a parliamentary source. The source to Shafaq News said that…
Turkey has for the first time allowed policewomen to wear headscarves while on duty as part of their uniform. Women serving in the police force…

Tunisia parliament backs unity govt

The Tunisian Parliament late Friday voted to give confidence to the unity government of Prime Minister-designate Youssef Chahed. The government was backed by 167 MPs…
Secretary-General of the Iraqi Dawa Party, referring to the need to find a solution to the differences between Erbil and Baghdad . Nuri al-Maliki, secretary-general…
Massoud Barzani during a press conference held on Wednesday in Ankara , announced that he held an important meeting with both of the President of…
The political bureau of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan in the presence of Hero Ibrahim Ahmed, met Wednesday with the Change Movement in the presence…

Hamas to win local polls in Gaza: Survey

Palestinian group Hamas will defeat its rival Fatah in this year’s municipal elections in the Gaza Strip, a new survey has found. The survey conducted…
Turkish tank units have entered Syria as part of a military operation backed by Turkish and US-led coalition warplanes to clear the Islamic State of…

Earthquake hits near Umbria in central Italy

At least 73 people have died after a powerful earthquake struck central Italy, destroying dozens of villages. Immacolata Postiglione, head of the emergency department of…