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Last week the trials began in Istanbul of those who signed the Academics for Peace petition in January 2016. A total of 148 trials are scheduled...

US seeks to quell global outrage over Jerusalem: 'The sky hasn't fallen'

Two days after America’s closest allies denounced it in the United Nations, a day after an Israeli air strike killed two in Gaza, and hours after...

Kill British Isis fighters, says the defence secretary. It’s not that simple | Shashank...

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Democracy in Turkey is going on trial | Letters

On 6 and 7 December democracy goes on trial in Turkey. Opposition politicians Selahattin Demirtaş and Figen Yüksekdağ will appear in court on trumped-up charges of...

Mother of British man killed in Syria praises his caring nature

The mother of a British man killed while clearing mines in the liberated Syrian city of Raqqa has paid tribute to her “fun-loving, cheeky, mischievous” son. Oliver...

Half of Iraq’s Yazidis kidnapped by Islamic State are still missing

nsnbc : Figures released by Iraqi – Kurdish officials on Sunday, show that good and well half of the...

Kurdistan: Parties and PM Barzani discuss time and modality of next parliamentary elections

nsnbc : Kurdistan Autonomous Region (KAR) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani and political parties in Sulaimani met during Barzani’s visit...

US court told of alleged Iranian scheme to evade sanctions via Turkey

A scheme allegedly used by Iran to evade sanctions through a state-owned bank in Turkey has been detailed in court in New York by a Turkish-Iranian...

British man fighting Isis in Syria has been killed in Raqqa, sources say

A British man who went to Syria to fight Islamic State has been killed in Raqqa, a month after Kurdish commanders declared the “total liberation” of...

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