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ISIS Relatives Flee en Masse From Ain Issa Camp After Turkish Shelling

ISIS Relatives Flee en Masse From Ain Issa Camp After Turkish Shelling

Women affiliated with ISIS and their children fled en masse from a camp where they were being held in northern Syria on Sunday after shelling by Turkish forces in a five-day-old offensive, the region’s Kurdish-led administration said. Turkey’s cross-border attack in northern Syria against Kurdish

Senior Kurdish Leader Killed on Road to Qamishli

Senior Kurdish Leader Killed on Road to Qamishli

Secretary General of the Future Syria Party Havrin Khalaf was killed when her car was struck on the road to Qamishli on Saturday. Kurdish Media Network Rudaw blamed the Turkish army for targeting Khalaf.

Fatah Launches its First 'Popular Resistance' Conference

The Fatah movement, led by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, launched its first popular resistance conference in an attempt to activate this controversial approach in the Palestinian territories. The conference aims to formulate a national vision to boycott the occupation, oppose nor

Turkey Presses Offensive as Death Toll Rises

Turkey Presses Offensive as Death Toll Rises

Turkish-backed Syrian factions advanced into Ras al-Ain in northeast Syria on Saturday but it was unclear how far, with Turkey saying the town center had been taken and Kurdish-led forces denying this and saying they were counter-attacking. The battle for Ras al-Ain raged as Turkey pursued a four

Algeria: Protesters Shout Against New Fuel Law

Algeria: Protesters Shout Against New Fuel Law

Thousands of demonstrators in Algeria on Friday urged the government to release more than 100 detainees and to abandon the hydrocarbons law, which they said “sells the country’s wealth cheaply to foreigners.”   Demonstrators faced great difficulties in joining main squares in Algiers after securit

Accusations Fire Up on the Eve of Tunisia’s Presidential Election

Accusations Fire Up on the Eve of Tunisia’s Presidential Election

More than seven million Tunisian voters will be casting their ballots on Sunday to pick the country’s new president. This follows a heated war of words and exchange of accusations between candidates Nabil Karoui, a media mogul accused of money laundering and tax evasion, and his opponent law prof

Kurdish MP Demands Closure of Al Jazeera Office in Erbil

Kurdish MP Demands Closure of Al Jazeera Office in Erbil

A Kurdish lawmaker called on Friday for closing the offices of Qatar’s Al Jazeera television in the Iraqi Kurdistan Region over the Gulf country’s support for the Turkish military operation against Kurdish regions in northern Syria. MP Burhan Qanie said Al Jazeera is adopting Qatar’s policy in co

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