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Comment: Women's struggles play a central role in constructing Turkey's national project, writes Rosa Burc.

Ankara has stepped up its airstrikes against Kurdish fighters in northern Iraq, saying ground forces are advancing toward Qandil.

Turkey is in Syria and Iraq to stay

Paul Iddon

Turkey is in Syria and Iraq to stay

Analysis: Turkey's latest campaign in Iraq is an indication of how far it is willing to go, writes Paul Iddon.

Jailed Kurdish leader makes appeal ahead of Turkey vote

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Jailed Kurdish leader makes appeal ahead of Turkey vote

Former leader of the HDP party Selahattin Demirtas addresses a rally from prison.

Turkey hits Kurdish base in Iraq's Qandil Mountains region

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Turkey hits Kurdish base in Iraq's Qandil Mountains region

Turkey's president has said his country have begun an operation against bases of outlawed Kurdish militants in northern Iraq.

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US and Turkey reach agreement over Syria's Manbij

Turkey and the US have agreed to a plan for the contested Syrian city of Manbij, which is controlled by the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces.

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The Iraq Report: Iraqi democracy smoulders amid political violence

Investigating the fire at the ballot warehouse after the recount was ordered - our weekly round-up of the latest news from Iraq.

James Snell

Raqqa's rapid 'liberation' was flawed from the outset

Comment: A quick liberation of Raqqa was the coalition's sole aim, and it was pursued insensibly and destructively, writes James Snell.

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Turkey to drain north Iraq 'terror swamp', says Erdogan

Turkey's president has said his country will drain the "terror swamp" in northern Iraq in an operation against bases of outlawed Kurdish ...

Erdogan calls for speedy trial of jailed 'Kurdish Obama'

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Erdogan calls for speedy trial of jailed 'Kurdish Obama'

Erdogan has stepped up his attacks against Selahattin Demirtas, the former co-leader of the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), as the country ...

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Iran's Guards kill insurgents 'infiltrating' from Iraq border

Iran's Revolutionary Guards said there had been several deadly clashes with "terrorists" along the border with Iraq in recent days

Iraqi flown back to Germany after 'confessing' teen's murder

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Iraqi flown back to Germany after 'confessing' teen's murder

Ali Bashar, 20 is alleged to have strangled 14-year-old Susanna Maria Feldman after raping her in the German city of Wiesbaden.

US-led coalition 'will remain in Manbij' despite YPG withdrawal

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US-led coalition 'will remain in Manbij' despite YPG withdrawal

The strategic town of Manbij in northern Syria won't be abandoned by the US-led coalition, a local military official said on Wednesday after the ...

Turkey anti-war students on trial reject 'terror propaganda' charge

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Turkey anti-war students on trial reject 'terror propaganda' charge

Twenty-two students are accused of supporting the PKK after protesting Turkey's military operation in Syria's Afrin.

Turkish airstrike in Iraq 'neutralises' six PKK militants

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Turkish airstrike in Iraq 'neutralises' six PKK militants

The airstrikes covered six regions in northern Iraq where the Kurdish militant group has a presence.

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YPG to disarm, withdraw from Manbij after Turkey-US deal

The Syrian-Kurdish YPG militia has said it will withdraw from Manbij, as Turkey and the United States agreed a roadmap on the fate of the strategic town.

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The Iraq Report: Turkey's silent invasion of Iraq

Our weekly round-up of events in Iraq this week features Ankara's attack on the PKK in the Qandil mountains.

Paul Iddon

Are Kurds of Iraq and Syria about to reconcile?

Analysis: A visit to Iraq by Syria's Kurds could signify thawing relations, writes Paul Iddon.

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Erdogan seeks to sway Turkey voters in Kurdish heartland

Erdogan attended rallies to win votes in a Kurdish majority city.

Three Turkish soldiers killed by PKK in southeast

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Three Turkish soldiers killed by PKK in southeast

Three Turkish soldiers were killed and one wounded in a rocket attack by the PKK.

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Iraq issues arrest warrant for Kurdish referendum leader

Rebwar Talabani, head of the Kirkuk Provincial Council, was one of the architects of the September referendum in which an overwhelming majority ...

Iraq's Electoral Commission cancels 1021 polling station results

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Iraq's Electoral Commission cancels 1021 polling station results

Iraq's Electoral Commission has cancelled the results of hundreds of polling stations following a recent national vote, calling the whole ...

Seven killed in failed escape at Iraqi <em>Kurdistan</em> prison

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Seven killed in failed escape at Iraqi Kurdistan prison

An Arab inmate held on terror charges set a prison cell on fire to cover up a foiled breakout attempt, leaving seven dead and 12 injured.

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