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# kurdistan - Tuesday 31 December, 2019

Storm Lorenzo, a shock court ruling, and microplastics: The most read articles on TheJournal.ie this year
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Storm Lorenzo, a shock court ruling, and microplastics: The most read articles on TheJournal.ie this year

Dec 31st 2019, 3:00 PM 12,563 Views 0 Comments

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# kurdistan - Friday 18 May, 2018

'We thought it was an earthquake; it was men with kalashnikovs at the door' - the woman documenting human rights abuses in Turkey
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'We thought it was an earthquake; it was men with kalashnikovs at the door' - the woman documenting human rights abuses in Turkey

May 18th 2018, 6:10 AM 12,476 Views 7 Comments

Kurdish journalist Nurcan Baysal is facing a three-year jail term for calling out the government of Recep Erdogan regarding atrocities committed on the Turkish/Syrian border.

# kurdistan - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

A three-year-old girl and four other people have been found inside a shipping container in Wexford
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# Rosslare

A three-year-old girl and four other people have been found inside a shipping container in Wexford

Oct 18th 2016, 12:04 PM 27,271 Views 118 Comments

The migrants were found inside a unaccompanied container from Cherbourg on the Irish Ferries Oscar Wilde ship.

# kurdistan - Sunday 1 May, 2016

"It wasn't an easy decision" - Laois soldier Joshua Molloy speaks about why he chose to fight Isis
# Foreign Fighter
# Foreign Fighter

"It wasn't an easy decision" - Laois soldier Joshua Molloy speaks about why he chose to fight Isis

May 1st 2016, 5:27 PM 40,302 Views 109 Comments

The 24-year-old is in Germany after he was released by Kurdish authorities.

# kurdistan - Monday 25 April, 2016

'I really appreciate everything' - Joshua Molloy expected to begin journey home
# Foreign Fighter
# Foreign Fighter

'I really appreciate everything' - Joshua Molloy expected to begin journey home

Apr 25th 2016, 10:52 AM 25,355 Views 73 Comments

The Irishman was held for over a week in Iraq after fighting Isis in Syria.

# kurdistan - Monday 18 April, 2016

Irishman Joshua Molloy became foreign fighter in Syria after seeing Isis atrocities
# Civil War
# Civil War

Irishman Joshua Molloy became foreign fighter in Syria after seeing Isis atrocities

Apr 18th 2016, 5:08 PM 31,104 Views 121 Comments

The 24-year-old is currently being held by Kurdish authorities.

# kurdistan - Sunday 15 November, 2015

Troops find bodies of 78 elderly women in Islamic State mass grave
# Sinjar
# Sinjar

Troops find bodies of 78 elderly women in Islamic State mass grave

Nov 15th 2015, 2:33 PM 32,700 Views 58 Comments

Sinjar had been taken by Islamic State before being liberated this week.

# kurdistan - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

US authorises $25m in military aid to help Iraq fight IS
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

US authorises $25m in military aid to help Iraq fight IS

Sep 10th 2014, 11:41 PM 4,720 Views 23 Comments

US President Barack Obama authorised the aid today.

# kurdistan - Sunday 17 August, 2014

Kurdish troops take towns from Islamic State, advance on key dam
# Isis
# Isis

Kurdish troops take towns from Islamic State, advance on key dam

Aug 17th 2014, 1:41 PM 7,628 Views 67 Comments

The Kurds are backed by American air strikes.

# kurdistan - Monday 11 August, 2014

Irish oil and gas firm evacuates Iraq staff
# Kurdistan
# Kurdistan

Irish oil and gas firm evacuates Iraq staff

Aug 11th 2014, 12:20 PM 8,027 Views 17 Comments

Petroceltic said the move is “precautionary”.

# kurdistan - Friday 11 July, 2014

Tensions flare as Kurds claim control of disputed northern oilfields in Iraq
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# Crisis

Tensions flare as Kurds claim control of disputed northern oilfields in Iraq

Jul 11th 2014, 6:16 PM 6,591 Views 13 Comments

The move has put strain on the frayed relationship between Iraqi and Kurdish leaders.

# kurdistan - Thursday 3 July, 2014

While chaos reigns in Iraq, the Kurds want to form an independent state
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# Vote

While chaos reigns in Iraq, the Kurds want to form an independent state

Jul 3rd 2014, 7:58 PM 5,699 Views 35 Comments

Forces on the ground are struggling to break the stalemate with militants.

# kurdistan - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

GOAL sends emergency team to Iraq as crisis worsens, ISIS close in on Baghdad
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# Deployed

GOAL sends emergency team to Iraq as crisis worsens, ISIS close in on Baghdad

Jun 17th 2014, 2:27 PM 3,638 Views 12 Comments

The agency warns that with the ongoing civil war in Syria, aid workers will be stretched.