Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi has arrived in Sulaimani as he campaigns for re-election
Mogherini: There is a regional and international interest in preventing the dividing of Syria
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Turkish warplanes bombed the foothills of the Qandil Mountains. Head of the Qandil Municipality, Mohammed Hassan, told NRT that Turkish fighter jets attacked Gali Badran village in the foothills of the mountain at 12 p.m. on Wednesday
Turkish warplanes bombarding PKK bases in Bokriskan valley, northern Erbil.
Iraqi PM @HaiderAlAbadi arrives in Suliamani and will visit Erbil and Dohuk in next a few days
Turkish jets hit PKK targets on Monday and Tuesday and Wednesday in northern Iraq's Zap, Hakurk, Gara, Avasin-Basyan and Kani Rash regions
Concerns about ISIS resurgence remain on West side of Euphrates River, "areas we are not supporting the SDF," per @OIRSpox "Primarily areas that have been captured by the pro-government forces backed by their Russia|n counterparts"
"I would love to get out" of Syria, says @POTUS in reference to US troops in the country.
Also, some SDF returning to Middle Euphrates River Valley, resuming fight vs ISIS, per Col Dillon
In areas supported by @CJTFOIR, ISIS only holding some ground in Dashisha, along Iraq-Syria border and town north of AbuKamal, per Colonel Dillon
Source close to PKK says PKK has killed and injured 15 Turkish soldiers in northern Iraq. Turkish forces respond with random artillery fire that damages villages and orchards.
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Unknown gunmen assassinate a high-level member of the Kurdistan's Independent High Electoral Commission near Family Mall in Erbil.
Turkish warplanes striked several PKK bases northeastern Duhok.
Iraqi MP from Ninawa province: the US is sending money to Peshmerga in order to prepare for a new war that is a great danger to Iraq. The funding will allow Peshmerga to be independent from Baghdad or might go to the White Flag group.
SDF will resume military operations in eastern Deir-Ez-Zor against ISIS militants.
President Erdoğan: Olive Branch and Euphrates Shield operations - it's a legend.
Quake in southeast Turkey injures 13
Lavrov: The United States is deploying more widely on the eastern bank of the Euphrates River and is not going to leave
Parliament speaker in Turkey threatens to expel an HDP deputy, Meral Danis Bestas, for describing southeast Turkey as 'Kurdish provinces'
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@obretix: New helicopter landing areas have been set up at the base between Al Hasakah and Tell Tamr
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Iran hangs five Kurds in Urmia prison: rights group
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@obretix: the base in Tell Baydar ~6km to the east has been equipped with a short paved runway, well suited for helicopters and V-22 Ospreys
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says that relations between the US and Kurdistan are developing, "within the framework of a federal Iraq," stressing the ties are decades-strong.
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TRT World has obtained documents that show the PKK terror group's Syrian offshoot, PYD/YPG, has filed a request with the US Justice Department to open an office in Washington DC
Turkish Interior Ministry: 42 militants neutralized last week in domestic security operations
Harakat al-Qiyam militants killed 1 YPG-SDF members in Qamishli
Iraqi Counter-terrorism service 2nd ISOF Brigade: no units have withdrawn from Kirkuk province. News that Peshmerga is in Kirkuk province is false.
Deir ez-Zur Eastern countryside: Unknown people are raising the flags of the Assad government in the towns of Shuhail and Kashkiyeh controlled by the SDF militia this morning.
AFP photographed 31 buses carrying some 1,600 evacuees from Dumayr arriving in Azaz, north of Aleppo on Friday. Most of the buses then continued on to Afrin
In Kirkuk province, Iraqi Security Forces detonate 12 improvised explosive devices, remove another 250, and arrest 3 militants.
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