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The Latest: Russia warned Kurdish officials of Turkey attack - KRISTV.com | Continuous News Coverage | Corpus Christi


The Latest: Russia warned Kurdish officials of Turkey attack - KRISTV.com | Continuous News Coverage | Corpus Christi Member Center: The Latest: Russia warned Kurdish officials of Turkey attack Posted: Updated: (Can Erok/DHA-Depo Photos via AP). Turkish military trucks carrying tanks and other armoured vehicles cross through a border gate into a Turkish-controlled region of the Oncupinar border crossing with Syria, known as Bab al Salameh in Arabic, near the ... (Can Erok/DHA-Depo Photos via AP). Turkish military trucks carrying tanks and other armoured vehicles cross through a border gate int,

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Iraqi court sentences to death German woman who joined Islamic State - Channel NewsAsia


Iraqi court sentences to death German woman who joined Islamic State Toggle share menu Iraqi court sentences to death German woman who joined Islamic State close breaking news Iraqi court sentences to death German woman who joined Islamic State 21 Jan 2018 07:15PM Share via E-Mail Bookmark BAGHDAD: An Iraqi court on Sunday sentenced to death a German woman of Moroccan origin for membership of Islamic State, a spokesman said. The German national was captured by Iraqi forces during the battle for Mosul last year, the spokesman said, declining to identify her. She is the first foreign woman to be,

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Meanwhile... in Iraq, a former US college basketball player has put his troubled career back on track - CSMonitor.com


The Culture The Home Forum Meanwhile... in Iraq, a former US college basketball player has put his troubled career back on track And in St. John’s, Newfoundland, serious birdwatchers are braving the cold and snow and arriving by the dozens, while in Monrovia, Liberia, African movie star Van Vicker opened the country’s first postwar performing arts school. Demario Mayfield in 2012 Staff January 18, 2018 —In Iraq, former US college basketball player DeMario Mayfield has put his troubled career back on track. At the same time, he’s found a team and fan base that adore him.   In college, Mr. Mayfi,

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Iraq court sentences German woman to death by hanging for being member of Islamic State - Firstpost


Iraq court sentences German woman to death by hanging for being member of Islamic State Iraq court sentences German woman to death by hanging for being member of Islamic State World AFP Jan 21, 2018 18:11:08 IST Tweet Baghdad: An Iraqi court said it had condemned to death by hanging a German woman of Moroccan origin after finding her guilty of belonging to the Islamic State jihadist group. She was sentenced for providing "logistical support and helping the terrorist group to carry out crimes," said court spokesman Abdel Settar Bayraqdar. "The accused admitted during interrogations that she lef,

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Iraqi court sentences German woman to death for joining IS | Fort Worth Star-Telegram


Iraqi court sentences German woman to death for joining IS | Fort Worth Star-Telegram Iraqi court sentences German woman to death for joining IS The Associated Press January 21, 2018 04:32 AM BAGHDAD An Iraqi court has sentenced a German woman of Moroccan origin to death for joining the Islamic State group. The spokesman of the Supreme Judicial Council, Abdul-Sattar Bayrkdar, says the woman acknowledged joining IS after traveling from Germany to Syria and then to Iraq along with her two daughters. Both daughters later married militants. Bayrkdar said Sunday that she was found guilty of "offeri,

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Iraqi court sentences German woman to death for joining IS | The Seattle Times


Iraqi court sentences German woman to death for joining IS Originally published January 21, 2018 at 2:32 am Share story The Associated Press The Associated Press BAGHDAD (AP) — An Iraqi court has sentenced a German woman of Moroccan origin to death for joining the Islamic State group. The spokesman of the Supreme Judicial Council, Abdul-Sattar Bayrkdar, says the woman acknowledged joining IS after traveling from Germany to Syria and then to Iraq along with her two daughters. Both daughters later married militants. Bayrkdar said Sunday that she was found guilty of “offering logistic support and,

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Iraqi court sentences German woman to death for joining IS | World | missoulian.com


Iraqi court sentences German woman to death for joining IS Jan 21, 2018 Save BAGHDAD (AP) — An Iraqi court has sentenced a German woman of Moroccan origin to death for joining the Islamic State group. The spokesman of the Supreme Judicial Council, Abdul-Sattar Bayrkdar, says the woman acknowledged joining IS after traveling from Germany to Syria and then to Iraq along with her two daughters. Both daughters later married militants. Bayrkdar said Sunday that she was found guilty of "offering logistic support and helping the terrorist group to carry out criminal acts," and "taking part in attac,

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Iraqi court sentences German woman to death for joining IS | AP World News | tucson.com


Iraqi court sentences German woman to death for joining IS Jan 21, 2018 Save BAGHDAD (AP) — An Iraqi court has sentenced a German woman of Moroccan origin to death for joining the Islamic State group. The spokesman of the Supreme Judicial Council, Abdul-Sattar Bayrkdar, says the woman acknowledged joining IS after traveling from Germany to Syria and then to Iraq along with her two daughters. Both daughters later married militants. Bayrkdar said Sunday that she was found guilty of "offering logistic support and helping the terrorist group to carry out criminal acts," and "taking part in attac,

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Iraqi court sentences to death German woman who joined ISIS - Al Arabiya English


Iraqi court sentences to death German woman who joined ISIS All you need to know about the King Abdul Aziz Camel Festival Interesting things to know about Kim Jong-Un’s childhood How Ibn Rushd paved the way to Europe’s renaissance Special interview with chief Syrian opposition negotiator Naser al-Hariri Qatar, Iran discuss tourism cooperation in Kish island MIDDLE EAST Iraqi court sentences to death German woman who joined ISIS Iraqi Federal Police members hold an ISIS flag, which they pulled down during fighting between Iraqi forces and ISIS militants, in the Old City of Mosul, Iraq July 4, 2,

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Iraqi Kurdistan's wrong turn


Share PDF with colleagues Iraqi Kurdistan's wrong turn Burdened by political and economic crises at home, the autonomous region faces difficult talks with a newly confident federal government in Baghdad In the September referendum, Iraqi Kurds enthusiastically seized the rope that was supposed to haul them up into a new era of independence. But the rope turned out to be slippery. Within days of the overwhelming vote in favour of statehood the Iraqi Kurdish region was floundering—the long-held aspiration of independence snuffed out in a trice, the political leadership in Erbil humiliated. How d,

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Iraqi court sentences German woman to death for joining IS | Fox News


Iraqi court sentences German woman to death for joining IS Email BAGHDAD –  An Iraqi court has sentenced a German woman of Moroccan origin to death for joining the Islamic State group. The spokesman of the Supreme Judicial Council, Abdul-Sattar Bayrkdar, says the woman acknowledged joining IS after traveling from Germany to Syria and then to Iraq along with her two daughters. Both daughters later married militants. Bayrkdar said Sunday that she was found guilty of "offering logistic support and helping the terrorist group to carry out criminal acts," and "taking part in attacks against securit,

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pune nattasakkak: Pune Nattasakkak was a theatrical treat | Pune News - Times of India


Times of India Pune Nattasakkak was a theatrical treat Pune Nattasakkak was a theatrical treat Jan 21, 2018, 13:17 IST As Pune awaits for one of its most innovative event of theatre 'Pune Natyasattak Rajani', the city based theatre artist is all set to showcase the celebrated theatrical plays of the city together. In total, 29 performances by 27 groups were being showcased at five different venues, in the seven day long festival. The festival kick-started with the play Kajvyancha Gaon , a two-act play by senior theatre personality Pradeep Vaiddya, whereas the festival will conclude with anothe,

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Iran protests threaten Tehran's ascendant role in Middle East - The Washington Post


[ Why are thousands in Iran protesting? ] With the anti-government protests apparently starting to fade, there is no reason to anticipate any immediate changes to Iranian policies, either foreign or domestic. For a third straight day on Friday, the authorities organized pro-government demonstrations in numerous Iranian cities, seeking to underline their message that the anti-government protesters represented a tiny minority of Iranians whose actions had been instigated by Iran’s foreign enemies, notably the United States, Israel and Saudi Arabia. The spread of the anti-government protests over,

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New vote on Iraq poll date ‘by Monday’ as Abadi meets Kurdistan region PM - Al Arabiya English


New vote on Iraq poll date ‘by Monday’ as Abadi meets Kurdistan region PM Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi speaks during a ceremony in Najaf, Iraq January 7, 2018. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani Reuters, Baghdad Saturday, 20 January 2018 Text size A A A Iraq's parliament failed on Saturday to approve May 12 as the election date, as suggested by the government, as Sunni and Kurdish lawmakers demanded a delay to allow hundreds of thousands of war-displaced people to return home. Shi'ite politicians, including Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, insist on holding the election as planned on May 12, sayi,

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Kurdistan, Iraq PMs discuss easing of sanctions | Arab News


Kurdistan, Iraq PMs discuss easing of sanctions Kurdistan, Iraq PMs discuss easing of sanctions Middle-East Kurdistan, Iraq PMs discuss easing of sanctions /node/1229866/middle-east Special Kurdistan, Iraq PMs discuss easing of sanctions SUADAD AL-SALHY | Published — Saturday 20 January 2018 Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi (C) meeting with Nechirvan Barzani (2nd from L), prime minister of Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), at his Baghdad office. (AFP) Related Articles All foreign flights to Iraq Kurd capital to stop Friday BAGHDAD: Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Abadi met Prime Minister o,

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Offline: The misuse of universal health coverage - The Lancet


The Lancet Volume 391, No. 10117 , p190, 20 January 2018 Comment View all Images/Data Expand allCollapse all Health workers are taught to see their purpose as imbued with special human importance. Possessed with the values of knowledge, judgment, respect, responsibility, integrity, compassion, altruism, excellence, continuous improvement, and partnership, medicine is often said to be endowed with particularly moral attributes. This vocational foundation gives ethical momentum to the case for universal health coverage, the big idea of the Sustainable Development Goals. The creation of,

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China News - China History - Ultimate News Database


01/20/2018 [-] China says US warship ‘violated’ its sovereignty 01/20/2018 [-] Mattis Defence plan focus on Russia, China, not terror 01/20/2018 [-] China says US warship 'violated' its sovereignty 01/20/2018 [-] China says US warship violated sovereignty near Scarborough 01/20/2018 [-] China says sunken Iranian t 01/20/2018 [-] China accuses U.S. warship of violating its sovereignty 01/20/2018 [-] US military focus shifts to threat from Russia and China, away from terrorism 01/19/2018 [-] Impoverished 'Snowflake Boy' Only Gets Small Amount of Funds Donated by Well-Wishers 01/19/2018 [-] T,

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ISIS still has up to 10,000 loyalists in Syria and Iraq, warn experts - NBC News


Jan 20 2018, 9:43 am ET ISIS still has up to 10,000 loyalists in Syria and Iraq, warn experts by Vivian Salama and Courtney Kube Share Email Print WASHINGTON — The Iraqi government has declared victory over ISIS, and President Donald Trump has taken credit for the Islamic caliphate's collapse. "ISIS is now giving up, they are giving up, there are raising their hands, they are walking off. Nobody has ever seen that before," said the president during an October interview on WMAL's "The Chris Plante Show." But experts both in and outside the U.S. government warn that ISIS remains a lethal force ,,

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Global Forecast-Celsius - SFGate


Global Forecast-Celsius Published 4:00 am, Saturday, January 20, 2018 Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Saturday, January 20, 2018 _____ City/Town, Country;Saturday's Weather Condition;Saturday's High Temp (C);Saturday's Low Temp (C);Sunday's Weather Condition;Sunday's High Temp (C);Sunday's Low Temp (C);Sunday's Wind Direction;Sunday's Wind Speed (KPH);Sunday's Humidity (%);Sunday's Chance of Precip. (%);Sunday's UV Index Abidjan, Ivory Coast;A shower;33;25;A morning shower;32;25;SW;12;72%;63%;9 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates;Sunny and pleasant;28;17;Sunny and breezy;21;16;NW;31;57%;0%;4 Alepp,

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U.S. unlikely to call Erdogan’s bluff | Goderich Signal Star


Report an error Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is an angry man at the best of times, but on Monday he outdid himself: “This is what we have to say to all our allies: don’t get in between us and terrorist organizations, or we will not be responsible for the unwanted consequences.” That was a barely veiled threat that he will use force against American troops if they try to stop him from attacking the Syrian Kurds. The iron law of international politics in the Middle East is that everybody betrays the Kurds. It was on display again in Iraq last October when the Baghdad government seized,

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U.S. unlikely to call Erdogan’s bluff | West Elgin Chronicle


Report an error Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is an angry man at the best of times, but on Monday he outdid himself: “This is what we have to say to all our allies: don’t get in between us and terrorist organizations, or we will not be responsible for the unwanted consequences.” That was a barely veiled threat that he will use force against American troops if they try to stop him from attacking the Syrian Kurds. The iron law of international politics in the Middle East is that everybody betrays the Kurds. It was on display again in Iraq last October when the Baghdad government seized,

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Iraq's Kurdish Gas Project Gets Boost Amid Political Tumult - Bloomberg


Bloomberg the Company & Its Products Bloomberg Anywhere Remote LoginBloomberg Anywhere Login Bloomberg Terminal Demo Request Bloomberg Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. For Customers Americas+1 212 318 2000 EMEA+44 20 7330 7500 Asia Pacific+65 6212 1000 Company Advertising Bloomberg Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial informat,

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Thorny global issues abound a year into Trump presidency | National | newsminer.com


Thorny global issues abound a year into Trump presidency By The Associated Press Email FILE - In this Oct. 5, 2017 file photo provided by the U.S. Air Force, a U.S. Army carry team transfers the remains of Army Staff Sgt. Dustin Wright of Lyons, Ga., upon arrival at Dover Air Force Base, Del. Wright was one of four U.S. troops and four Niger forces killed in an ambush by dozens of Islamic extremists on a joint patrol of American and Niger Force. U.S. President Donald Trump’s approach to Africa in his first year in office has been one largely of neglect - and then suddenly one of shocking ins,

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Lindsey Graham visited John McCain: We laughed, cried 'a little bit.'


A 1951 photo of John McCain (left) with his mother Roberta, brother Joe and father John S. Jr. (Jack).  The Republic John McCain stands in military dress uniform next to his father, John S. McCain Jr., in this undated file photo. Born the son and grandson of Navy admirals, McCain was destined for a military career.  Associated Press A portrait of John McCain taken in 1958 for the Lucky Bag yearbook at the U.S. Naval Academy.  U.S. Naval Academy John McCain (front right) with his squadron in 1965.  U.S. Navy/Library of Congress Fullscreen North Vietnamese remove Navy flier John McCain from the ,

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1.3 million children have been displaced by Iraq's war with Islamic State | South China Morning Post


South China Morning Post 1.3 million children have been displaced by Iraq's war with Islamic State   1.3 million children displaced by Iraq's war with Islamic State: Unicef Persistent bombing and shooting attacks continue to make it difficult to rebuild the lives of displaced people PUBLISHED : Saturday, 20 January, 2018, 2:11am UPDATED : Saturday, 20 January, 2018, 2:12am For Iraq’s Christians, first Christmas at home after IS is bittersweet 25 Dec 2017 Children make up about half of the 2.6 million people displaced in Iraq after a three-year war with Islamic State militants the United Nation,

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billingsgazette.com : The Associated Press


Jan 19, 12:43 PM EST AP PHOTOS: Selections from the past week in the Middle East AP Photo/Khalil Hamra Associated Press journalists visited the old city of Homs, Syria. It has been almost four years since the last remaining rebels and civilians withdrew from the remaining strongholds in the ancient heart of Homs. But few people have returned, and large parts of the once vibrant old city are still abandoned and destroyed, as if time has stood still since the guns fell silent. From the Gaza Strip to Jordan and Lebanon, millions of Palestinians are bracing for the worst as the Trump administratio,

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Turkey begins assault on Kurdish-held enclave in Syria | World news | The Guardian


Turkey begins assault on Kurdish-held enclave in Syria Bombardment risks inflaming relations with US, which has allied with Kurds against Isis Reuters Fri 19 Jan 2018 06.51 EST Last modified on Fri 19 Jan 2018 09.51 EST Close A Turkish tank is moved to the Syrian border in preparation for the attack. Photograph: Xinhua/Rex/Shutterstock The Syrian Kurdish YPG militia has said Turkish forces have fired about 70 shells at Kurdish villages in the Afrin region of north-western Syria, as Ankara said its threatened military assault was “de facto” under way. The bombardment from Turkish territory bega,

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Thorny global issues abound a year into Trump presidency | Idaho Press Tribune - National AP News | idahopress.com


Thorny global issues abound a year into Trump presidency By The Associated Press Email FILE - In this July 11, 2017 file photo, airstrikes target Islamic State positions on the edge of the Old City a day after Iraq's prime minister declared "total victory" in Mosul, Iraq. U.S. President Donald Trump can claim credit for the virtual defeat of the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria under his watch. He largely continued Obama’s anti-IS strategy and intensified it. The biggest victory was retaking the Iraqi city of Mosul, launched under Obama. Iraqi forces later retook nearly all the territor,

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Today in History: January 19, 2018 | cleveland.com


Today in History: January 19, 2018 Posted January 19, 2018 at 5:58 AM On Jan. 19, 1953, CBS-TV aired the widely watched episode of "I Love Lucy" in which Lucy Ricardo, played by Lucille Ball, gave birth to Little Ricky.( Associated Press Today is Friday, Jan. 19, the 19th day of 2018. There are 346 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 19, 1953, CBS-TV aired the widely watched episode of "I Love Lucy" in which Lucy Ricardo, played by Lucille Ball, gave birth to Little Ricky. (By coincidence, Ball gave birth the same day to her son, Desi Arnaz Jr.) On this date: In 1807,,

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Today in History | Nation | stltoday.com


Today in History Save Today in History Today is Friday, Jan. 19, the 19th day of 2018. There are 346 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 19, 1953, CBS-TV aired the widely watched episode of "I Love Lucy" in which Lucy Ricardo, played by Lucille Ball, gave birth to Little Ricky. (By coincidence, Ball gave birth the same day to her son, Desi Arnaz Jr.) On this date: In 1807, Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee was born in Westmoreland County, Virginia. In 1861, Georgia became the fifth state to secede from the Union. In 1867, the song "The Daring Young Man on the Flying Trape,

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Jihadist News | Articles


Jihadist News Statements Created: 18 January 2018 Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed credit for ambushing a vehicle carrying the Hajr district security director in Yemen's Hadramawt governorate, and also took responsibility for attacks on Security Belt Forces (SBF), Shabwani Elite, and Houthi fighters elsewhere in the country. Tags: Jihadist News: Statements Statements Created: 18 January 2018 The pro-Islamic State (IS) Wafa' Media Foundation announced the death of prominent German jihadist Denis Cuspert (AKA Abu Talha al-Almani), and provided photos of his bloody corpse. Tags: J,

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Complexe gazier de Tiguentourine : maillon stratégique de notre souveraineté


Complexe gazier de Tiguentourine : maillon stratégique de notre souveraineté Tiguentourine ! L’évocation du terme ravive dans la mémoire collective, ce triste souvenir de l’attaque terroriste suivie d’une prise d’otages qui a ciblé, en janvier 2013, le site gazier situé à 40 km au sud-ouest d’In Amenas, dans la wilaya d’Illizi, frontalière avec la Libye. PUBLIE LE : 17-01-2018 | 0:00 Il ya 0 Commentaires | Ajouter votre commentaire DONNEZ VOTRE AVIS Agrandir la zone Article D.R Tiguentourine ! L’évocation du terme ravive dans la mémoire collective, ce triste souvenir de l’attaque terroriste ,

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Iraq and BP sign deal to boost Kirkuk crude output - Al Arabiya English


Iraq and BP sign deal to boost Kirkuk crude output Interesting things to know about Kim Jong-Un’s childhood How Ibn Rushd paved the way to Europe’s renaissance Special interview with chief Syrian opposition negotiator Naser al-Hariri Qatar, Iran discuss tourism cooperation in Kish island Arabic version of Trump book ‘Fire and Fury’ spreads like wild fire ENERGY Iraq and BP sign deal to boost Kirkuk crude output The oilfields in Kirkuk were taken back under Baghdad’s control last October after Iraqi forces dislodged Kurdish fighters.(Reuters) Reuters, Kirkuk and Baghdad, Iraq Thursday, 18 Janua,

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ISIS and Tunisia-Iran: a deeper link | openDemocracy


ISIS and Tunisia-Iran: a deeper link Paul Rogers 18 January 2018 The anger and ideals of excluded young people contain a story of the world's disorder. "In 2018 the market basket is empty": this man attends a speech by the general secretary of the Tunisian General Labour Union during the Tunisian revolution's 7th anniversary, 2018. Chedly Ben Ibrahim/PA images. All rights reserved.Two recent columns in this series examined ISIS's future after the loss of its caliphate. The group, it was suggested, might in future pursue a threefold course: build on its affiliations with paramilitary groups acr,

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Iraq, BP sign initial deal to develop Kirkuk oil fields


Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Iraq, BP sign initial deal to develop Kirkuk oil fields The Iraqi Oil Ministry’s statement quotes BP as saying it will conduct studies to increase production to 750,000 barrels a day. Post to Facebook A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Nation's Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Iraq, BP sign initial deal to develop Kirkuk oil fields Associated Press Published 6:29 a.m. ET Jan. 18, 2018 | Updated 6:29 a.m. ET Jan. 18, 2018 A boy pauses on his bike as he passes a,

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Iraq, BP sign initial deal to develop Kirkuk oil fields | The Seattle Times


Iraq, BP sign initial deal to develop Kirkuk oil fields Originally published January 18, 2018 at 2:55 am Updated January 18, 2018 at 2:57 am Share story The Associated Press The Associated Press BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq and British energy giant BP have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop lucrative oil fields in the country’s north. The Oil Ministry’s statement quotes BP’s president for the Middle East region, Michael Townshend, as saying that his company will conduct surveys and studies to increase production to 750,000 barrels a day. It says the signing took place in Kirkuk on Thursday,

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Iraq, BP sign initial deal to develop Kirkuk oil fields | World | fremonttribune.com


Iraq, BP sign initial deal to develop Kirkuk oil fields Jan 18, 2018 Save BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq and British energy giant BP have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop lucrative oil fields in the country's north. The Oil Ministry's statement quotes BP's president for the Middle East region, Michael Townshend, as saying that his company will conduct surveys and studies to increase production to 750,000 barrels a day. It says the signing took place in Kirkuk on Thursday without giving more details. Get news headlines sent daily to your inbox Sign Up! I understand and agree that registra,

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Iraq, BP sign initial deal to develop Kirkuk oil fields | World News | qctimes.com


Iraq, BP sign initial deal to develop Kirkuk oil fields Jan 18, 2018 Save BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq and British energy giant BP have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop lucrative oil fields in the country's north. The Oil Ministry's statement quotes BP's president for the Middle East region, Michael Townshend, as saying that his company will conduct surveys and studies to increase production to 750,000 barrels a day. It says the signing took place in Kirkuk on Thursday without giving more details. As of late last month, the fields around Kirkuk produced around 140,000 barrels a day, al,

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Iraq, BP sign initial deal to develop Kirkuk oil fields | World News | heraldextra.com


Iraq, BP sign initial deal to develop Kirkuk oil fields Jan 18, 2018 Save BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq and British energy giant BP have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop lucrative oil fields in the country's north. The Oil Ministry's statement quotes BP's president for the Middle East region, Michael Townshend, as saying that his company will conduct surveys and studies to increase production to 750,000 barrels a day. It says the signing took place in Kirkuk on Thursday without giving more details. As of late last month, the fields around Kirkuk produced around 140,000 barrels a day, al,

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Iraq, BP sign initial deal to develop Kirkuk oil fields | World | rapidcityjournal.com


Iraq, BP sign initial deal to develop Kirkuk oil fields Jan 18, 2018 Save BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq and British energy giant BP have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop lucrative oil fields in the country's north. The Oil Ministry's statement quotes BP's president for the Middle East region, Michael Townshend, as saying that his company will conduct surveys and studies to increase production to 750,000 barrels a day. It says the signing took place in Kirkuk on Thursday without giving more details. Get news headlines sent daily to your inbox Sign Up! Top headlines from rapidcityjournal.,

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IS claims responsibility for twin suicide bombing in Baghdad | World | lacrossetribune.com


IS claims responsibility for twin suicide bombing in Baghdad 59 min ago Email Mourners pray over the flag-draped coffins of three bombing victims in Najaf, 100 miles (160 kilometers) south of Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, Jan. 15, 2018. Two suicide bombers blew themselves up at a busy street market in central Baghdad on Monday, in back-to-back explosions that killed wounded civilians, Iraqi health and police officials said the deadliest attack since last month's declaration of victory over the Islamic State group. (AP Photo/Anmar Khalil) Anmar Khalil Save BAGHDAD (AP) — The Islamic State group has ,

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Iraq, BP sign initial deal to develop Kirkuk oil fields | Nation World | greensboro.com


Iraq, BP sign initial deal to develop Kirkuk oil fields 2 hrs ago Save BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq and British energy giant BP have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop lucrative oil fields in the country's north. The Oil Ministry's statement quotes BP's president for the Middle East region, Michael Townshend, as saying that his company will conduct surveys and studies to increase production to 750,000 barrels a day. It says the signing took place in Kirkuk on Thursday without giving more details. As of late last month, the fields around Kirkuk produced around 140,000 barrels a day, all o,

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IS claims responsibility for twin suicide bombing in Baghdad


IS claims responsibility for twin suicide bombing in Baghdad AP , Associated Press Jan. 18, 2018 7:03 AM ET BAGHDAD (AP) — The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for back-to-back suicide bombings in central Baghdad that killed at least 38 people. Anmar Khalil Mourners pray over the flag-draped coffins of three bombing victims in Najaf, 100 miles (160 kilometers) south of Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, Jan. 15, 2018. Two suicide bombers blew themselves up at a busy street market in central Baghdad on Monday, in back-to-back explosions that killed wounded civilians, Iraqi health and police,

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Iraq, BP sign initial deal to develop Kirkuk oil fields | World | stltoday.com


Iraq, BP sign initial deal to develop Kirkuk oil fields 2 hrs ago Save BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq and British energy giant BP have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop lucrative oil fields in the country's north. The Oil Ministry's statement quotes BP's president for the Middle East region, Michael Townshend, as saying that his company will conduct surveys and studies to increase production to 750,000 barrels a day. It says the signing took place in Kirkuk on Thursday without giving more details. As of late last month, the fields around Kirkuk produced around 140,000 barrels a day, all o,

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Iraq, BP sign initial deal to develop Kirkuk oil fields | AP World News | tucson.com


Iraq, BP sign initial deal to develop Kirkuk oil fields Jan 18, 2018 Save BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq and British energy giant BP have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop lucrative oil fields in the country's north. The Oil Ministry's statement quotes BP's president for the Middle East region, Michael Townshend, as saying that his company will conduct surveys and studies to increase production to 750,000 barrels a day. It says the signing took place in Kirkuk on Thursday without giving more details. As of late last month, the fields around Kirkuk produced around 140,000 barrels a day, al,

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Iraq, BP sign deal to lift output capacity in northern Kirkuk oilfields | Arab News


Iraq, BP sign deal to lift output capacity in northern Kirkuk oilfields Business & Economy Iraq, BP sign deal to lift output capacity in northern Kirkuk oilfields /node/1228366/business-economy Iraq, BP sign deal to lift output capacity in northern Kirkuk oilfields REUTERS | Published — Thursday 18 January 2018 BP officials signed an agreement with Iraqi officials to study ways of boosting capacity at the fields to 700,000 to 750,000 barrels a day. (Reuters) Related Articles Turkish, Iraqi officials discuss resuming Kirkuk oil exports BAGHDAD: Iraq signed a memorandum of understanding with BP ,

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Russia’s World Cup likely target for Daesh: US analysis firm | Arab News


Russia’s World Cup likely target for Daesh: US analysis firm World Russia’s World Cup likely target for Daesh: US analysis firm /node/1228271/world Russia’s World Cup likely target for Daesh: US analysis firm Reuters | Published — Thursday 18 January 2018 Experts believe Daesh will target this year’s World Cup tournament in Russia (AFP) Related Articles Twitter may notify users exposed to Russian propaganda during 2016 election BAGHDAD: The World Cup soccer tournament to be held in Russia in June and July will be an “attractive target” for Daesh given Russia’s role in the territorial defeat of,

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Iraq Is Troubling The Oil Majors | OilPrice.com


Iraq Is Troubling The Oil Majors By Nick Cunningham - Jan 17, 2018, 5:00 PM CST Shell decides to pull the plug on Iraq. A day later, Chevron announces its return to Iraq. The oil majors are heading in opposite directions when it comes to investing in oil in the war-torn country, a sign of how differently they view the relative risk. Chevron said on Tuesday that it would return to Iraqi Kurdistan in the north, and begin drilling again. The fact that Chevron is willing to roll the dice on Kurdistan suggests that tension between the Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) and Baghdad has somewhat subsi,

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China said to be testing facial recognition system to monitor Muslim-dominated Xinjiang region | South China Morning Post


South China Morning Post China said to be testing facial recognition system to monitor Muslim-dominated Xinjiang region   Human rights in China China said to be testing facial recognition system to monitor Muslim-dominated Xinjiang region Alert project said to link security cameras to a database of persons of interest to authorities and track their movements, source says PUBLISHED : Thursday, 18 January, 2018, 1:39pm UPDATED : Thursday, 18 January, 2018, 1:40pm Samsung sued over alleged use of child labour in its Chinese factories 11 Jan 2018 China’s state surveillance apparatus is trying out ,

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Russia's World Cup likely target for ISIS: Analysis firm, Europe News & Top Stories - The Straits Times


The Straits Times ST Index Russia's World Cup likely target for ISIS: Analysis firm A video screen shows the FIFA World Cup 2018 mascot Zabivaka on the Manezhnaya square outside the Kremlin in Moscow on Jan 14, 2018.PHOTO: AFP Published http://str.sg/o3BC Copy BAGHDAD (REUTERS) - The World Cup soccer tournament to be held in Russia in June and July will be an "attractive target" for the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) given Russia's role in the territorial defeat of the militant group, the UK-based analysis firm, IHS, said on Thursday (Jan 18). "A successful attack (in Russia) would pro,

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Speedo Bus Service launched in Bahawalpur - The Express Tribune


The Express Tribune Share Tweet Email A fleet of 12 buses will operate under the project PHOTO: ONLINE BAHAWALPUR: For the provision of cost-efficient and quality commuting services, the Punjab government has launched the Speedo Bus service in Bahawalpur. The bus service was formally inaugurated by Bahawalpur Mayor Aqeel Najam Hashmi and Deputy Commissioner Rana Saleem Afzal at a ceremony held at Main Terminal of General Bus Stand on Wednesday. The mayor and the DC boarded on Speedo Bus along with other officials and citizens. A fleet of 12 buses would operate under the Speedo project to provi,

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China Uses Facial Recognition to Fence In Villagers in Far West - Bloomberg


Bloomberg the Company & Its Products Bloomberg Anywhere Remote LoginBloomberg Anywhere Login Bloomberg Terminal Demo Request Bloomberg Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. For Customers Americas+1 212 318 2000 EMEA+44 20 7330 7500 Asia Pacific+65 6212 1000 Company Advertising Bloomberg Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial informat,

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Russia's World Cup likely target for Islamic State: U.S. analysis firm | Reuters


January 18, 2018 / 12:04 AM / Updated an hour ago Russia's World Cup likely target for Islamic State: U.S. analysis firm Reuters Staff 2 Min Read BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The World Cup soccer tournament to be held in Russia in June and July will be an “attractive target” for Islamic State given Russia’s role in the territorial defeat of the militant group, the U.K.-based analysis firm, IHS, said on Thursday. “A successful attack (in Russia) would provide a tremendous propaganda boost for the Islamic State and its fighters and supporters, underlining the ongoing international threat posed by the gr,

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Tillerson says U.S. military should stay in Syria and vows diplomatic push to end civil war - LA Times


Tillerson says U.S. military should stay in Syria and vows diplomatic push to end civil war Associated Press Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice welcomes the current secretary, Rex Tillerson, at Stanford University's Hoover Institution on Jan. 17. Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice welcomes the current secretary, Rex Tillerson, at Stanford University's Hoover Institution on Jan. 17. (Associated Press) Tracy Wilkinson Contact Reporter Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday it was “crucial” for the United States to maintain an open-ended military and diplomatic presence i,

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Optimism in Iraq Fuels Revived Interest in Classic Cars - Majalla Magazine


Optimism in Iraq Fuels Revived Interest in Classic Cars 12 hours ago 0 In this Friday, Jan. 12, 2018 photo, Nashwan Shakir Mahmoud stands with his his red and white 1955 Chevrolet coupe that survived three years of war and upheaval, in Baghdad, Iraq. The promise of better days after Iraq’s victory against ISIS is rekindling interest in vintage cars. (AP) AP — When Iraqi forces drove ISIS militants out of eastern Mosul a year ago, Nashwan Shakir Mahmoud raced back to his home, hoping that his red and white 1955 Chevrolet coupe had survived three years of war and upheaval. When he saw that it ha,

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billingsgazette.com : The Associated Press


Iraqi Communities in the U.S. BAGHDAD (AP) -- When Iraqi forces drove Islamic State militants out of eastern Mosul a year ago, Nashwan Shakir Mahmoud raced back to his home, hoping that his red and white 1955 Chevrolet coupe had survived three years of war and upheaval. When he saw that it had only suffered light damage from a mortar shell that landed nearby, he was overjoyed. "I had an unspeakable feeling, I sighed in relief when saw it," he said. He spent 10 days carrying out his own repairs and then drove it all the way back to Baghdad, a 13-hour journey that would have taken four in,

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Avian Flu Diary: Conflicting Bird Flu Reports From Iraq


Conflicting Bird Flu Reports From Iraq #13,077 It isn't uncommon for us to see a wide divergence between press accounts and government admissions about disease outbreaks around the world. With avian flu, we've seen this schism most often in hard-hit places like Egypt, Indonesia, and China.  Governments are often keen to suppress `bad news' and quash rumors - while the press - which can run anywhere from being tightly controlled to being fiercely independent and openly hostile to the government, have their own agendas. As a result we see a lot of unverified media reports followed by government ,

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Autos viejos recuerdan los buenos tiempos en Irak


Mundo 17 enero 2018 Autos viejos recuerdan los buenos tiempos en Irak BAGHDAD (AP) — Cuando las fuerzas iraquíes expulsaron a los combatientes de la agrupación Estado Islámico de Mosul hace un año, Nashwan Shakir Mahmoud corrió a su casa, ansioso por ver si su Chevrolet de 1955 rojo y blanco había sobrevivido a tres años de guerra y agitación. Associated Press Se sintió aliviado al ver que había sufrido solo daños menores de un disparo de mortero que cayó cerca del lugar. “Fue una sensación indescriptible cuando lo vi”, comentó. Se pasó diez días reparando el vehículo y después regresó en él h,

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U.S.-Backed Force Could Cement a Kurdish Enclave in Syria - The New York Times


The New York Times Middle East |U.S.-Backed Force Could Cement a Kurdish Enclave in Syria Search Continue reading the main story Photo A new American-backed border force will essentially be a restructured version of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces, an official said. Credit Ivor Prickett for The New York Times BEIRUT, Lebanon — A plan to create a new American-backed, Kurdish-led border force in northeastern Syria has raised alarms in the region that the United States may be helping to cement an autonomous Kurdish enclave that could further divide the country. The 30,000-strong force, v,

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Optimism in Iraq fuels revived interest in classic cars | The Wichita Eagle


Optimism in Iraq fuels revived interest in classic cars | The Wichita Eagle Mobile & Apps In this Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018 photo, a collection of luxury vintage cars used by the Hashemite monarchy from 1921 until 1958, including a 1936 Mercedes Benz, foreground, that was a gift from Adolf Hitler and others that belonged to Uday, the notoriously brutal playboy son of Saddam Hussein, are stored in a garage for safe-keeping in Baghdad, Iraq. The promise of better days after Iraq’s victory against the Islamic State group is rekindling interest in vintage cars. Karim Kadim AP Photo In this Sunday, Jan.,

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Optimism in Iraq fuels revived interest in classic cars | Business | trib.com


Optimism in Iraq fuels revived interest in classic cars Karim Kadim Save In this Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018 photo, a collection of luxury vintage cars used by the Hashemite monarchy from 1921 until 1958, including a 1936 Mercedes Benz, foreground, that was a gift from Adolf Hitler and others that belonged to Uday, the notoriously brutal playboy son of Saddam Hussein, are stored in a garage for safe-keeping in Baghdad, Iraq. The promise of better days after Iraq’s victory against the Islamic State group is rekindling interest in vintage cars. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim) Karim Kadim ,

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Optimism in Iraq fuels revived interest in classic cars | Business | stltoday.com


Optimism in Iraq fuels revived interest in classic cars By SINAN SALAHEDDIN Associated Press 48 min ago (…) In this Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018 photo, a collection of Saad al-Nuaimi's vintage cars are parked in front of his coffee shop in the northern Azamiyah neighborhood of Baghdad, Iraq. The promise of better days after Iraq’s victory against the Islamic State group is rekindling interest in vintage cars. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed) Khalid Mohammed In this Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018 photo, a collection of luxury vintage cars used by the Hashemite monarchy from 1921 until 1958, and others that belon,

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Optimism in Iraq fuels revived interest in vintage cars | Arab News


Optimism in Iraq fuels revived interest in vintage cars Optimism in Iraq fuels revived interest in vintage cars Offbeat Optimism in Iraq fuels revived interest in vintage cars /node/1227726/offbeat Optimism in Iraq fuels revived interest in vintage cars ASSOCIATED PRESS | Published — Wednesday 17 January 2018 A man cleans a 1952 Chrysler parked in front of the owner Saad Al-Nuaimi’s coffee shop in the northern Azamiyah neighborhood of Baghdad, Iraq. (AP) Nashwan Shakir Mahmoud stands with his his red and white 1955 Chevrolet coupe that survived three years of war and upheaval, in Baghdad, Iraq,

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Iraq victory over ISIS brings back passion for vintage cars - CBS News


American muscle car owners in Iran await revival When he saw that it had only suffered light damage from a mortar shell that landed nearby, he was overjoyed. "I had an unspeakable feeling, I sighed in relief when saw it," he said. He spent 10 days carrying out his own repairs and then drove it all the way back to Baghdad, a 13-hour journey that would have taken four in a modern car. "When I reached Baghdad," he said, "people were stopping me in the streets to take pictures and videos. It was like a dream to me and to the people." The 49-year-old father of six is part of a small community of vi,

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