Uighurs living in Turkey stage a demonstration to commemorate the anniversary of the deadly ethnic unrests of 1997 in Gulja,…
Uighurs and Turks share a common linguistic, cultural and religious heritage with Turkey.
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Wed, 02/19/2020 - 23:09
Relatives hug a Yazidi survivor boy following his release from Islamic State militants in Syria, in Duhok, Iraq, March 2, 2019…
Yazidi Female Survivors Law was referred to Iraqi parliament by President Barham Salih in March 2019, and was seen by Yazidi leaders as important step toward creating secure future for survivors
Nisan Ahmado
Wed, 02/19/2020 - 00:08
Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah, center, addresses the media following a meeting with his party members, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Feb. 18, 2020.
The news of a potential deal with the Taliban and subsequent intra-Afghan dialogue comes amid an ongoing political struggle
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Tue, 02/18/2020 - 23:31
Syrian rebels sit outside Idlib, Syria, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020. Syrian troops are waging an offensive in the last rebel…
Local sources reported that forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s regime captured several villages near the town of Khan Sheikhoun in Idlib
Sirwan Kajjo
Sun, 02/16/2020 - 17:25
FILE PHOTO: A child reads a book in a makeshift school run by Rohingya teachers in Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar,…
About 350 Rohingya children are currently enrolled at Kutupalong Primary School, which provides basic informal education from preprimary through fifth grade
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Sat, 02/15/2020 - 12:27
Parents of Peshawar Attack Victims React to Terror Group Spokesman's Escape
Parents of the victims of the Peshawar Army Public School terror attack in 2014 claimed by Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan demand to know the whereabouts of Ehsanullah Ehsan, the former spokesperson of the terror group who allegedly escaped from a prison in Pakistan this week. 
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Fri, 02/14/2020 - 21:48
Relatives of a student, who was injured during an attack by Taliban gunmen on the Army Public School, comfort each other outside Lady Reading Hospital in Peshawar, Dec. 16, 2014.
Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan's former spokesperson allegedly escaped from a prison in Pakistan this week
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Fri, 02/14/2020 - 21:55
US Convoy Attacked by Pro-Government Militia in Northeast Syria
A U.S. military convoy was attacked on Wednesday by pro-Syrian government militia fighters in northeast Syria. In response, U.S. soldiers opened fire, allegedly killing one militiaman. VOA’s Zana Omar reports from Qamishli, Syria.
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Wed, 02/12/2020 - 16:50
In this frame grab from video, people and soldiers gathering next to an American military convoy stuck in the village of…
The US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State (IS) terror group said its troops opened fire at a checkpoint manned by Syrian regime forces near Qamishli after they came under small arms fire
Sirwan Kajjo
Wed, 02/12/2020 - 12:38
A member of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) stands guard in a prison where men suspected to be afiliated with the Islamic…
Ruling brings uncertainty to the fate of some 689 Indonesian men, women and children stranded in countries like Syria, Turkey and Afghanistan after leaving their homeland to join Islamic State
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Tue, 02/11/2020 - 20:42
People protest demanding the release of Manzoor Pashteen, young firebrand leader of a human rights movement, in Lahore, Pakistan, Jan. 28, 2020.
Authorities arrested Manzoor Pashteen, leader of Pashtun Tahafuz Movement (PTM), in January in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province
Niala Mohammad
Tue, 02/11/2020 - 00:23
FILE - U.S. military vehicles are seen in Hasakah, Syria, Nov. 4, 2018.
There are about 500 troops in the area who, according to US officials, are protecting the region’s oil fields and preventing IS from reemerging
Sirwan Kajjo
Sun, 02/09/2020 - 20:53
A worker weighs food aid provided by the World Food Programme for distribution, in Sanaa, Yemen, Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019. The U.N…
United Nations official says reduction is because of the group’s restrictions on humanitarian operations in a country that is said to have the worst humanitarian crisis in the world
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Sun, 02/09/2020 - 02:18
Mapping Major Foreign Forces in Syria
Syria's civil war, which has killed more than 500,000 people and displaced millions since it started in 2011, has drawn in several foreign powers to the country, including the United States, Russia, Iran and Turkey. Here is a map of where the four main foreign players are in the Syrian territory. 
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Fri, 02/07/2020 - 21:10
A man cycles along a street past a gas station, June 11, 2018, in Macomia, Northern Mozambique. Cabo Delgado, a northern province expected to become the center of a natural gas industry after several promising discoveries, has seen a string of assaults on security forces and civilians since October.
ExxonMobil and Total are among the companies asking Mozambique to send as many as 300 more soldiers to the area
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Fri, 02/07/2020 - 00:15