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  1. Iraqi Kurds ask Kurdistan Workers Party to 'withdraw'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Recordpub.com

    Iraq's Kurdish regional government called on the Kurdistan Worker's Party to "withdraw" from Iraq's Kurdish territory Saturday to prevent civilian deaths amid a campaign of Turkish airstrikes targeting the group.

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  2. Turkish airstrikes target Kurdistan partyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Boston.com

    Iraq's Kurdish regional government called on the Kurdistan Worker's Party to withdraw from Iraq's Kurdish territory Saturday to prevent civilian deaths amid a campaign of Turkish airstrikes targeting the group. A statement from the office of Kurdish President Massoud Barzani said the Kurdistan Workers' Party, known as the PKK, "should withdraw its fighters from the Kurdish region so to ensure the civilians of Kurdistan don't become victim[s] of that fighting and conflict."

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  3. Iraq asks rebels to quit area to save citizensRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Scotsman.com

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. IRAQ'S Kurdish regional government called on the Kurdish Workers' Party to "withdraw" from Iraq's Kurdish territory yesterday to prevent civilian deaths amid a campaign of airstrikes by Turkey.

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  4. Fearing Turkish strikes, Iraqi Kurds asks Workers' Party to 'withdraw' from territoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | CTV

    Iraq's Kurdish regional government called on the Kurdistan Worker's Party to "withdraw" from Iraq's Kurdish territory Saturday to prevent civilian deaths amid a campaign of Turkish airstrikes targeting the group. A statement from the office of Kurdish President Massoud Barzani said the Kurdistan Workers' Party, known as the PKK, "should withdraw its fighters from the Kurdish region so to ensure the civilians of Kurdistan don't become victim of that fighting and conflict."

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  5. 25 Years of American Terrorism is Paying Off:Read the original story

    20 hrs ago | BrothersJudd Blog

    Now though, with some kind of safe haven seemingly on the table, it is the Kurds, not Isis, who control much of the north. The YPG-Syrian Kurds allied to the PKK in Turkey have influence from just north-east of Aleppo to the Iraqi border.

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  6. Iraqi Kurds ask PKK to 'withdraw' from northern IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    Iraq's Kurdish regional government called on the outlawed Kurdistan Worker's Party to "withdraw" from Iraq's Kurdish territory Aug. 1 to prevent civilian deaths amid a campaign of Turkish airstrikes targeting the group. A statement from the office of Kurdish Regional Government President Massoud Barzani said the PKK "should withdraw its fighters from the Kurdish region so to ensure the civilians of Kurdistan don't become victim of that fighting and conflict."

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  7. Abduction of US-linked Syrian commander a setback in fight against ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Erie Times News

    IRBIL, Iraq "" In an apparent setback for the Obama administration" s campaign against Islamic State extremists, al-Qaida" s branch in Syria has captured a commander of a new U.S.-trained anti-jihadist force and several fighters, according to Turkish officials and Syrian rebels. The abduction, confirmed on the ground but with details disputed by the Pentagon, underlines the risk the United States incurs by fielding a force in a battlefield so messy that a group trained to target one set of jihadists is seized by a rival set of jihadists before it even really began fighting enemy No.

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  8. Obama practices the fine art of betraying the Kurds yet againRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Daily Kos

    When Turkey bombed a couple ISIS positions in Syria, some heralded it as a game changer . Our regional NATO ally was getting off the fence against our enemy...or so it seemed.

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  9. US Struggles to Align Focus on Fight Against ISRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Voice of America

    A Turkish Air Force AS-532AL Cougar helicopter takes off from Incirlik airbase in the southern city of Adana, Turkey, July 27, 2015. Turkey's move to join in the campaign against the group known as the Islamic State, while simultaneously bombing Kurdish fighters associated with the Kurdistan Workers Party , is again highlighting a critical obstacle to U.S. efforts in the region.

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  10. Defense Secretary Carter: ISIS will be defeated, but important to 'make it stick'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Fox News

    In an exclusive interview with Fox News during his visit to Iraq, Secretary of Defense Ash Carter said there's "no doubt" the Islamic State ultimately will be defeated - but the bigger question is whether that will lead to a lasting peace. "We will win, but the important thing is to win and make it stick," Carter told Fox News, speaking in Irbil, Iraq.

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  11. Hassan Rouhani's victory lapRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | AEI

    Iran's President Hassan Rouhani replies to a question during a news conference on the sidelines of the 69th United Nations General Assembly at United Nations Headquarters in New York September 26, 2014. REUTERS/Adrees Latif Speaking on Iranian television on Sunday, July 26, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani sounded nothing like the moderate so many Western officials would like to see.

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  12. Turkey air strikes 'changing game'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | Newsday

    Turkey's air strikes against Islamic State militants and Kurdish PKK separatists could "change the regional game", the prime minister has said. Ahmet Davutoglu said there were no plans to send ground troops into Syria and that air strikes were meant to support moderate rebels fighting IS.

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  13. Protests Against Turkish Militant StrikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | LBC 97.3

    Turkey has launched assaults against both Islamic State targets and Kurdish militants as it continued its military response to a deadly wave of violence. The strike against Kurdish militants provoked a furious reaction with protests erupting in Turkey and in other cities around Europe.

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  14. To gratify Tehran and Moscow, new US-Turkish anti-ISIS war campaign in Syria skirts Assad's forcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Debka

    After the second successive night of Turkish cross-border bombing attacks on the Islamic State in northern Syria, Ankara and Washington agreed Saturday, July 25, to name the "security zone" covered by a "partial no fly zone" they had declared in northern Syria the "Islamic State free zone." Click HERE for full-size map! This name represents a significant US-Turkish concession to Iran of immunity for its allies, Syrian President Bashar Assad and Hizballah, in order to gain Tehran's cooperation in the campaign Turkey launched against ISIS Friday.

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  15. Carter Praises U.S., Kurdish Efforts in Cinching Lasting ISIL VictoryRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 25 | U.S. Department of Defense

    Following a meeting with Kurdish senior military leaders yesterday, Defense Secretary Ash Carter visited U.S. and coalition troops in Irbil, Iraq, to encourage them and offer insight regarding Kurdish peshmerga fighters and their efforts to thwart Islamic State insurgents. The secretary acknowledged the complexity of enabling Kurdish forces to sustain victory against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant with U.S. help.

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  16. Turkish jets strike Kurdish militant camps in Iraq, Islamic State in SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Christian Science Monitor

    Turkish jets struck camps belonging to Kurdish militants in northern Iraq, authorities said Saturday. Turkey also bombed Islamic State positions in Syria for the second day in a row.

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  17. Turkish jets strike Kurdish militants in Iraq, ISIS in SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | CTV

    Turkish jets struck camps belonging to Kurdish militants in northern Iraq, authorities said Saturday, the first strikes since a peace deal was announced in 2013, and again bombed Islamic State positions in Syria. The strikes in Iraq targeted the Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK, whose affiliates have been effective in battling the Islamic State group.

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  18. Turkey targets militants in SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | NWAonline

    In a major tactical shift, Turkish warplanes struck Islamic State targets across the border in Syria on Friday, a day after Islamic State militants fired at a Turkish military outpost. A Syrian rights group said the airstrikes killed nine Islamic State fighters.

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  19. US Secretary of Defense Carter meets with Kurd leaders in IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Big News Network.com

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  20. Kurdish Separatists End Cease-Fire After Turkish AirstrikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Voice of America

    The armed wing of the separatist Kurdistan Workers' Party announced just hours after Turkish warplanes struck the group's military bases in northern Iraq Friday that it now considers the three-year-long cease-fire agreement with Ankara to be over. The announcement was carried on the pro-PKK ANF news site and was brief, with the PKK's military command blaming the end of the cease-fire on Ankara and accusing the Turkish state and army of having "unilaterally terminated" the agreement with its Friday bombing raids on the separatist group's training camps and bases straddling the border with Iraq.

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