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December 20, 2018 7:55 AM Turkey says Syrian Kurdish militants will be buried in ditches: Anadolu

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey said Kurdish militants east of the Euphrates in Syria “will be buried in their ditches when the time comes”, after President Donald Trump began what will be a total withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria. Trump’s decision to pull out completely was confirmed by U.S. officials and is expected in the coming months. The move stunned 135

December 18, 2018 9:19 AM Libya NOC declares force majeure on El Sharara oilfield, El Feel stays open

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libya’s National Oil Company (NOC) has declared force majeure on operations at the country’s largest oilfield, El Sharara, a week after the firm announced a contractual waiver on exports from the field following its seizure by militants. Exports from the smaller El Feel oilfield were continuing, field engineers said, as workers had maintained 115

December 15, 2018 2:34 AM Nobel laureate Murad to build hospital in her hometown in Iraq

SINJAR, Iraq (Reuters) - Nadia Murad, an Iraqi Yazidi woman held as a sex slave by Islamic State militants who won this year’s Nobel Peace Prize, said on Friday she intended to use the prize money to build a hospital for victims of sexual abuse in her hometown. The Yazidi survivor was speaking to a crowd of hundreds in Sinjar, her hometown in northern 110

December 13, 2018 9:01 AM 21 Islamic State militants escape Iraqi jail, most recaptured

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Twenty one prisoners, most of them members of Islamic State jailed on terrorism charges, broke out of a prison in northern Iraq but 15 of them have been recaptured, Kurdish security officials said on Thursday. The fortified jail of Sosa is located near the Iraqi Kurdish city of Sulaimaniya and include mainly militants of the hardline 88

December 12, 2018 6:10 PM Nobel laureate returns to Iraq, pledges to work for peace

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Nadia Murad, left, speaks during a meeting with her country's President Barham Salih, in Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018. Murad received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2018 for her advocacy on behalf of victims of wartime sexual violence. Murad, a member of Iraq's Yazidi minority, was among thousands of women and girls who were captured 94

December 6, 2018 10:43 PM US fails to win UN condemnation of Hamas militants in Gaza

Palestinian women hurl stones at Israeli troops during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel on May 4, 2018. (AP Photo/ Khalil Hamra) UNITED NATIONS – A U.S.-sponsored draft resolution that for the first time would have condemned the militant Islamic group Hamas, which controls Gaza, failed to win the required two-thirds majority in the U.N. General 121

December 4, 2018 2:59 AM Trump tells Pakistan Taliban talks help fundamental to 'enduring' ties

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump has asked for Pakistan’s help with faltering Afghan peace talks in a letter to new Prime Minister Imran Khan in which he made clear that Islamabad’s assistance was “fundamental” to the health of the two countries’ strained relationship, a senior Trump administration official said. The U.S. president 117

December 2, 2018 6:27 AM U.S. military says strike kills nine militants in Somalia

NAIROBI (Reuters) - The U.S. military said it killed nine militants in an air strike targeting al Shabaab in Lebede, Somalia, as part of its operations to support the government’s efforts to weaken the militant group. The military’s Africa Command (Africom) said the strike was carried out on Friday. “We currently assess this airstrike killed nine militants 92

November 25, 2018 1:08 PM Russia says it bombed militants behind attack on Syria's Aleppo: news agencies

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian Defence Ministry said on Sunday its warplanes had carried out air strikes against militants it held responsible for firing shells filled with chlorine gas at the city of Aleppo, Russian news agencies reported. Earlier on Sunday, Moscow accused insurgents of poisoning 46 people, including eight children in the attack, while 68

November 24, 2018 2:12 PM US, Britain mourn loss of Syrian activists

In this photo undated photo released by the Syrian anti-government activist group Kafranbl News, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows a portrait of the anti-Syrian government activist Raed Fares, who was also a vocal critic of Islamic militants, killed on Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, by gunmen with his colleague 204