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Iraqi Kurds deny 'strategic' plan to demolish Arab homes - Reuters

Iraqi Kurds deny 'strategic' plan to demolish Arab homesReutersERBIL, Iraq Iraqi Kurdish authorities on Monday denied that the destruction of Arab homes in areas recaptured from Islamic State was part of a strategic plan. The comments came in response to a report by Human Rights Watch which said Iraqi Kurdish ...and more »

During Mosul Offensive, Kurdish Fighters Clear Arab Village, Demolish Homes - Wall Street Journal;

During Mosul Offensive, Kurdish Fighters Clear Arab Village, Demolish Homes - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalDuring Mosul Offensive, Kurdish Fighters Clear Arab Village, Demolish HomesWall Street JournalQOTAN, Iraq—Before dawn on Oct. 21, as Iraqi forces pressed their offensive against Islamic State in nearby Mosul, more than a dozen militants from the group entered this mostly Arab village in Kirkuk province and claimed control in a message blared ...and more »

Human Rights Watch: Kurds illegally destroying Arab homes in Iraq - CNN;

Human Rights Watch: Kurds illegally destroying Arab homes in Iraq - CNN

CNNHuman Rights Watch: Kurds illegally destroying Arab homes in IraqCNN(CNN) Human Rights Watch is accusing Iraqi Kurdish forces of unlawfully targeting and destroying Arab homes in regions they have retaken from ISIS fighters. Kurdish Regional Government forces, also known as the Peshmerga, is a 100,000-strong military ...and more »

Kurdistan denies allegations its forces destroyed homes in areas captured from ISIS - Rudaw;

Kurdistan denies allegations its forces destroyed homes in areas captured from ISIS - Rudaw

RudawKurdistan denies allegations its forces destroyed homes in areas captured from ISISRudawERBIL, Kurdistan Region - The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) on Sunday defended itself against a report by Human Rights Watch (HRW) criticizing the Kurdish Peshmerga forces for the unlawful destruction of homes and buildings in liberated ...and more »

Kurdish forces accused of war crime - Asia Times;

Kurdish forces accused of war crime - Asia Times

Asia TimesKurdish forces accused of war crimeAsia TimesKurdish peshmerga forces sit on top of a tank on the outskirts of Kirkuk April 18, 2015. REUTERS/Ako Rasheed. Iraqi Kurdish fighters battling Islamic State in northern Iraq unlawfully destroyed Arab homes in scores of towns and villages in what may ...and more »

Iraqi Kurds destroyed Arab homes and villages in north Iraq: HRW - Middle East Eye;

Iraqi Kurds destroyed Arab homes and villages in north Iraq: HRW - Middle East Eye

Middle East EyeIraqi Kurds destroyed Arab homes and villages in north Iraq: HRWMiddle East EyeIraqi Kurdish forces have demolished Arab homes and buildings and in some cases entire villages in disputed areas in the country's north, Human Rights Watch said on Sunday. Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region has gained or solidified control over swathes ...and more »

Rights group accuses Iraqi Kurds of destroying Arab homes - The Times of Israel;

Rights group accuses Iraqi Kurds of destroying Arab homes - The Times of Israel

The Times of IsraelRights group accuses Iraqi Kurds of destroying Arab homesThe Times of IsraelTaken on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016, a Kurdish Peshmerga fighter looks at Islamic State militant positions during heavy fighting in Bashiqa, east of Mosul, Iraq. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File). Newsroom. Email the Newsroom · Facebook · Twitter. Related Topics.and more »

Human Rights group accuses Iraqi Kurds of destroying Arab homes - The Indian Express;

Human Rights group accuses Iraqi Kurds of destroying Arab homes - The Indian Express

The Indian ExpressHuman Rights group accuses Iraqi Kurds of destroying Arab homesThe Indian ExpressBetween September 2014 and May 2016, Kurdish forces advancing against IS destroyed Arab homes in disputed areas of Kirkuk and Nineveh governorates, while Kurdish homes were left intact. AddThis Sharing ...and more »

WATCH: New ISIS Video Directed at Kurds Shows Captured & Killed Peshmerga - Heavy.com;

WATCH: New ISIS Video Directed at Kurds Shows Captured & Killed Peshmerga - Heavy.com

Heavy.comWATCH: New ISIS Video Directed at Kurds Shows Captured & Killed PeshmergaHeavy.comIn a new video purportedly released by the Islamic State titled “O our people, respond to the Messenger of Allah,” ISIS discusses the history of the Kurdish people and Islam. The video was released from “Wilayat Karkuk,” an ISIS-occupied region ...and more »

During Mosul Offensive, Kurdish Fighters Clear Arab Village, Demolish Homes - Wall Street Journal;

During Mosul Offensive, Kurdish Fighters Clear Arab Village, Demolish Homes - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalDuring Mosul Offensive, Kurdish Fighters Clear Arab Village, Demolish HomesWall Street JournalQOTAN, Iraq—Before dawn on Oct. 21, as Iraqi forces pressed their offensive against Islamic State in nearby Mosul, more than a dozen militants from the group entered this mostly Arab village in Kirkuk province and claimed control in a message blared ...and more »

The Kurdistan Freedom Falcons harm Kurdish interests - Jerusalem Post Israel News;

The Kurdistan Freedom Falcons harm Kurdish interests - Jerusalem Post Israel News

Jerusalem Post Israel NewsThe Kurdistan Freedom Falcons harm Kurdish interestsJerusalem Post Israel NewsThe Kurdistan Regional Government's military force, called the Peshmerga, have been fighting ISIS on behalf of the world with the support of the US-led coalition since 2014. Kobani. Turkish army tanks manoeuver as Turkish Kurds watch over the Syrian ...and more »

Iraqi Kurds deny 'strategic' plan to demolish Arab homes - TODAYonline

Iraqi Kurds deny 'strategic' plan to demolish Arab homesTODAYonlineERBIL, Iraq - Iraqi Kurdish authorities on Monday denied that the destruction of Arab homes in areas recaptured from Islamic State was part of a strategic plan. The comments came in response to a report by Human Rights Watch which said Iraqi Kurdish ...and more »

Notebooks lay bare the lives of IS militants - Sky News;

Notebooks lay bare the lives of IS militants - Sky News

Sky NewsNotebooks lay bare the lives of IS militantsSky NewsIn the depths of an underground chamber Sky News finds documents detailing how jihadists were motivated and rewarded in Bashiqa. 13:47, UK, Monday 14 November 2016. Tunnel. Video: IS militants forced from their underground home. Share on Twitter ...and more »

For Iraq's Kurds, it's not about independence any more - Aljazeera.com (blog);

For Iraq's Kurds, it's not about independence any more - Aljazeera.com (blog)

Aljazeera.com (blog)For Iraq's Kurds, it's not about independence any moreAljazeera.com (blog)Apathy and cynicism pervasive in Iraq's Kurdish region as an unending series of crises and scandals unfolds. 14 Nov 2016 12:44 GMT |. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker. 0; All Social. Two Kurdish men talking at the Sulaimania Bazaar in Sulaimania, ...and more »

Iraqi peshmergas reject claims they committed war crime in Iraq - TRT World;

Iraqi peshmergas reject claims they committed war crime in Iraq - TRT World

TRT WorldIraqi peshmergas reject claims they committed war crime in IraqTRT WorldKRG denies HRW claims of a systematic policy to destroy Arab homes, but said peshmerga carry out demolitions for security reasons such as clearing booby-trapped homes. Photo by: Reuters. Members of peshmerga forces walk in the town of Bashiqa, after ...and more »

Rights group accuses Iraqi Kurds of destroying Arab homes - Business Insider

Rights group accuses Iraqi Kurds of destroying Arab homesBusiness InsiderBAGHDAD (AP) — Human Rights Watch is accusing the security forces of Iraq's regional Kurdish government of destroying Arab homes and even some villages in areas retaken from the Islamic State group. The Sunday report says that between September ...and more »

How IS improvised by moving underground in Iraq amid airstrikes - Isle of Wight Radio;

How IS improvised by moving underground in Iraq amid airstrikes - Isle of Wight Radio

Isle of Wight RadioHow IS improvised by moving underground in Iraq amid airstrikesIsle of Wight RadioThe residents of the Iraqi town of Bashiqa – who number around 100,000 – were evacuated two years ago before the men of so-called Islamic State rolled in. As a consequence, they relinquished control of everything they could not carry with them – like ...and more »

Human Rights Watch: Kurds illegally destroying Arab homes in Iraq - KRDO;

Human Rights Watch: Kurds illegally destroying Arab homes in Iraq - KRDO

KRDOHuman Rights Watch: Kurds illegally destroying Arab homes in IraqKRDO(CNN) - Human Rights Watch is accusing Iraqi Kurdish forces of unlawfully targeting and destroying Arab homes in regions they have retaken from ISIS fighters. Kurdish Regional Government forces, also known as the Peshmerga, is a 100,000-strong military ...and more »

Iraqi Kurdish Forces Destroying Arab Homes in Apparent War Crimes - Antiwar.com

Iraqi Kurdish Forces Destroying Arab Homes in Apparent War CrimesAntiwar.comWith the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) using anti-ISIS offensives by the Peshmerga to gain territory, they've come to control considerable numbers of Arab towns and villages in Kirkuk and Nineveh Provinces. According to a new report by Human ...and more »

Kurds in Iraq rampage - Hong Kong Standard (press release)

Kurds in Iraq rampageHong Kong Standard (press release)Iraqi Kurdish forces have demolished Arab homes and buildings and in some cases entire villages in disputed areas in the country's north, Human Rights Watch said.Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region has gained or solidified control over swathes of ...and more »