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Daesh Drone Kills Two Kurdish Fighters, Wounds Two French Soldiers

BAGHDAD/PARIS, Oct 12  – A booby-trapped drone launched by Daesh militants killed two Kurdish Peshmerga fighters and wounded two French soldiers earlier this month north of the Daesh-controlled city of Mosul, Kurdish officials said on Wednesday. The drone blew up when Peshmerga fighters tried to lift it after it crashed to the ground, Jabbar al-Yawar, secretary general

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At G20 Meeting, Turkey Pushes Plan for “Safe Zone” in Syria

By Humeyra Pamuk and Seda Sezer ISTANBUL, Sept 5  – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday he had urged world powers at a G20 meeting to set up a “safe zone” in Syria where there would be no fighting and which could help stem migrant flows from the Arab nation. Speaking in China, Erdogan

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U.S. Denies Conducting Helicopter Raids in Iraq

BAGHDAD, Jan 10 – The U.S. ambassador to Iraq has denied reports that the United States has been carrying out helicopter raids against Daesh militants in northern Iraq. “There have recently been reports of U.S. helicopter raids in Hawija and Kirkuk. As Defense Minister Obaidi and numerous other Iraqi officials have stated, reports of these raids

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