Turkish soldiers patrol along a road past destroyed buildings atop the Arbaeen hill overlooking Ariha in the southern…
The new operations center consists of five jihadist groups that operate in parts of the restive Idlib province, according to a statement published Friday on jihadist blogs and local media outlets
Sirwan Kajjo
Mon, 06/15/2020 - 21:47
FILE - Fighters of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) march during a rally in al-Qahtaniyah, Syria, Oct. 7, 2019.
Syrian Kurds are afraid the sanctions could impact their economy, deepening the impoverishment of civilians already struggling to recover from IS destruction
Nisan Ahmado
Sun, 06/14/2020 - 17:36
A police officer and paramilitary soldier stand guard at a checkpoint of a restricted area to help to contain the spread of new…
Some Pakistani activists and medical experts express concern as government begins using country’s spy agency terror tracking technology for coronavirus patients
Niala Mohammad
Sat, 06/13/2020 - 20:35
Death of Young Kurdish Man Sparks Hate Crime Debate in Turkey
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Baris Cakan, 20, allegedly was killed by three nationalist Turks over listening to Kurdish music
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Thu, 06/11/2020 - 22:10
Death of Young Kurdish Man Sparks Hate Crime Debate in Turkey
Baris Cakan, 20, allegedly was killed by three nationalist Turks over listening to Kurdish music
Ezel Sahinkaya
Thu, 06/11/2020 - 23:24
Iraqi women gather at the scene where Iran's Quds Force top commander Qassem Soleimani and Iraqi militia commander Abu Mahdi al…
Iran and its proxies have launched fewer attacks on US interests this year, US official says
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Wed, 06/10/2020 - 22:26
Diplomatic Efforts Under Way to Start Intra-Afghan Peace Talks
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U.S. envoy for peace in Afghanistan met with the Taliban in Doha and Pakistani officials in Islamabad this week. He is expected to meet Afghan officials in Kabul to talk about steps to start intra-Afghan negotiations. Meanwhile, Qatar said Wednesday that it is ready to host the talks. VOA’s Rahim Gul Sarwan reports from Kabul.
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Wed, 06/10/2020 - 21:48
Displaced Syrians from the northern city of Afrin, hold placards during a demonstration to condemn violations by local Turkish…
A recent video posted by activists on social media shows at least 11 women detained in a prison in Afrin
Sirwan Kajjo
Wed, 06/10/2020 - 21:30
Imam calls Muslim Uighurs for afternoon prayer in China's Xinjiang region (2012 photo)
Uyghur Hjelp told VOA that Chinese authorities since 2016 have detained at least 518 key Uighur religious figures and imams
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Wed, 06/10/2020 - 01:38
US-Backed Forces Launch Campaign Against IS Remnants in Eastern Syria
US coalition troops share intelligence, air support and sometimes join SDF commandos on raids 
Sirwan Kajjo
Mon, 06/08/2020 - 20:52
US-Backed Forces Launch Campaign Against IS Remnants in Eastern Syria
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Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces have led a military campaign against sleeper cells belonging to the Islamic State terror group
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Mon, 06/08/2020 - 20:00
FILE - Iraq’s rapid response forces storm a house in the Tarmiyah district, north of Baghdad, searching for wanted Islamic State group suspects, July 21, 2019. Iraq declared victory against IS in 2017, but the group continues to attack with sleeper cells.
It's true particularly in northern provinces disputed between the central government in Baghdad and the Kurdistan Regional Government in Irbil, local government officials say
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Sat, 06/06/2020 - 14:58
(FILES) This handout file photo provided on May 10, 2007 by IntelCenter shows a video frame broadcast by the Arabic news…
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Al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb leader Abdelmalek Droukdel was killed in a French-led operation June 3 with the help of US intelligence, surveillance capabilities
Jeff Seldin
Sat, 06/06/2020 - 12:29
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, right, and Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj hold a joint press conference at the…
During a press conference with al-Sarraj in Ankara, Erdogan says Turkey and Libya have agreed on expanding their ties, including in the Eastern Mediterranean region 
Ezel Sahinkaya
Thu, 06/04/2020 - 21:07
Displaced Yazidi Woman Paints Life After IS Genocide
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Hayat Dakhil Murad has found solace in painting the realities of her people’s ordeal in Iraq
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Thu, 06/04/2020 - 17:56