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KRG Denies Torturing ISIS Child Soldiers

On February 2, 2017 Foreign Policy Magazine published a report titled “The Kurdish Government Is Torturing Boys” regarding child suspects of terrorism arrested in the Kurdistan Region, and the report accused the Kurdistan Regional Government for torturing the arrested boys. 20 Feb 2017

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KRG says statement by Dana Gas over winning sum “misleading and incomplete”

The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) said a statement released by Dana Gas regarding a sum won in a London tribunal from the KRG is “misleading and incomplete. 20 Feb 2017

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Kurdistan: Discussions over blocking porn websites heated up again

Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Ministry of Transport and Communication cannot block pornographic websites without a law ratified by parliament, minister said. 20 Feb 2017

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UN humanitarian coordinator in Iraq commends BCF

During her visit to the Hasan Sham IDP camp, located about 30 km east Mosul, Lise Grande, the UN humanitarian coordinator in Iraq, 20 Feb 2017

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PKK teaches strict militancy to Yezidi children: MP

Kurdish Yezidi children of Sinjar are trained on radicalism and militancy by the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) guerrillas, said a Yezidi MP to Kurdistan Parliament. 20 Feb 2017

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IS Captive Says He Has Raped 200 Women and Killed 500 People

IS captive in jail in Sulaymaniyah, Kurdistan Region IS captive in jail in Sulaymaniyah, Kurdistan Region photo: Reuters 20 Feb 2017

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PM Abadi Announces Start of West Mosul Offensive

Iraqi PM Haidar al-Abadi announced on Sunday the start of the operation to retake control of western Mosul from the Islamic State (IS). 20 Feb 2017

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Two PKK Members Explode Themselves in Makhmour

Two Kurdish youth affiliated with Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) committed suicide by blowing themselves up on the 18th anniversary of Turkey's capture of the PKK leader Abdullah Ocalan. 20 Feb 2017

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Germany provides 500 million euro to help rebuild Iraq’s infrastructure

Germany signed an agreement with the government of Iraq on Monday, February 13, to provide a €500 million euro (over $521 million) credit facility to fund investments aimed at reconstructing Iraqi infrastructure damaged due to the war against the Islamic State (ISIS). 20 Feb 2017

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Kurdish security releases confessions of five IS members

The Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) on Sunday released five confessions of Kurdish people who were trying to join ISIS after they pledged allegiance to the group. 20 Feb 2017

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