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Young Kurds fight alongside ISIL in Syria
Economic instability and unemployment cited as main reasons prompting young men to fight in Syria.
Last updated: 14 Jun 2014 09:57 GMT
Iraqi Kurds: Yesterday's victims show little compassion?
Syrian Kurds have historically stood in solidarity with the Kurdish movement in Iraq, but the feeling is not mutual.
Last updated: 18 Mar 2014 12:39 GMT
Saving Syria: International law is not the answer
Those who want forceful action against Assad cannot rely on international treaties as justification.
Last updated: 27 Aug 2013 13:33 GMT
3 questions to Marwan Bishara on Syria: Dealing with the chemical imbalance
Marwan Bishara discusses the implications for the international community of potential chemical weapons use in Syria.
Last updated: 23 Aug 2013 17:55 GMT
Iraq claims foiling al-Qaeda nerve-gas plot
Ministry says cell working for group planned attacks with remote-controlled planes in Iraq, Europe and North America.
Last updated: 02 Jun 2013 06:34 GMT
Syria rebels reject UN chemical weapons claim
Free Syrian Army leader says UN investigator's claim that his group is likely to have used sarin is a "huge injustice".
Last updated: 06 May 2013 13:53 GMT
'Chemical Ali' executed in Iraq
Saddam Hussein cousin put to death for crimes against humanity.
Last updated: 25 Jan 2010 20:55 GMT
Obituary: Ali Hassan al-Majid
Saddam Hussein's most notorious aide.
Last updated: 25 Jan 2010 18:11 GMT
Maliki vows justice for gas victims
Iraqi prime minister says deaths of thousands of Kurds in 1988 will not go unpunished.
Last updated: 03 Aug 2009 14:59 GMT
Aziz blames Iran for Kurd gassing
Over 5,000 Kurds were killed in the 1988 gas attack of Halabja.
Last updated: 06 Mar 2007 07:34 GMT
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