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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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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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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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Five Killed and Hundreds Injured in Baghdad Protests

At least four protesters and one policeman have been killed in the Iraqi capital during a rally by thousands calling for an overhaul of the electoral system, according to Baghdad's governor. 13 Feb 2017

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Yezidis to officially request immigration ban waiver from US

Sinjar administration officially requests the Trump administration to waive the immigration ban for Yezidis, particularly the victims of the Islamic State. Waisi Nai 6 Feb 2017

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Sweden stops flights to Iraq and Kurdistan due to security

Sweden’s Transport Agency has announced flights between Sweden and Iraq, including the Kurdistan Region, have been halted due to concerns over the security situation. 6 Feb 2017

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BCF delivers winter supplies to thousands of IDPs

Barzani Charity Foundation (BCF) on Thursday, February 2, 2017, distributed winter supplies among thousands of internally displaced people (IDP) settled in Kurdistan Region. 6 Feb 2017

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UN fears up to 750,000 Iraqis could be displaced in western Mosul offensive

Iraqi troops have shifted their focus from the eastern to the western portion of the city of Mosul, which remains under the control of IS fighters. UN officials are struggling to ready emergency aid for civilians. 30 Jan 2017

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IS terrorists redeploy in West Mosul after losing the East

The Islamic State terrorists have taken up sniper positions in the buildings on the west bank of the Tigris River ahead of an expected government offensive into that side of the city, locals said. 30 Jan 2017

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    From the heart of Kurdistan Region The Kurdish Globe is a weekly newspaper printed in Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan. It is currently being distributed in nearly all main Kurdish cities of Iraq including Dohuk, Suleimaniya, Kirkuk, Erbil and a number of small Kurdish localities. The paper will in the near future be distributed in greater Iraqi cities such as Baghdad, Mosul, and Basra etc. There are also plans to distribute the paper in major European cities. At present the paper can be delivered to offices and home addresses across the world. more...