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Iraqi Kurdish Leader in Turkey as Syrian Kurds Retreat East at U.S. Behest

American officials have confirmed that Syrian Kurdish troops have agreed to stay east of Iraq’s Euphrates River, a demand imposed by the Turkish government. The Turks’ public concerns over Syrian Kurdish expansion come as the president of Iraqi Kurdistan, Masoud Barzani, visits Ankara to reaffirm his solidarity with Erdogan.

Q&A with Author Nadia Al Sultani: Iraq’s Future ‘Looks Bleak’

Q&A with Author Nadia Al Sultani: Iraq’s Future ‘Looks Bleak’

Nadia Al Sultani, in answering questions about her book Baghdad Stories: An Iraqi-American Memoir, told Breitbart News that President Barack Obama’s decision to completely withdraw U.S. troops from Iraq at the end of 2011 “did have an important impact on the outcomes that Iraq is reeling from currently.”

Former Ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton speaks to guests at the Iowa Freedom Summit on January 24, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa.

John Bolton: Iran Deal ‘Worst Appeasement in American History’

LOS ANGELES, California — Former U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. John Bolton declared Sunday that the Iranian nuclear deal is the “worst act of appeasement in American history.” Bolton was speaking at the Luxe Hotel on Sunday for the American Freedom Alliance’s conference, titled “Islam and Western Civilization: Can They Coexist?”

FILE -- In this March 9, 2016 file photo, smoke rises from a building, where Taliban insurgents hide during a fire fight with Afghan security forces, in Helmand province, south west Afghanistan. Kareem Atal, head of the provincial council, said Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016, that troops are being deployed to a key southern city in Helmand province where fighting is raging with the Taliban to ensure it does not fall to the insurgents. Helmand is a strategically important province for both the Kabul government and the Taliban, whose insurgency is now in its 15th year. (AP Photo, File)

One Killed, 6 Wounded as U.S Boosts Presence in Afghanistan

One American service member was killed and another injured in southern Afghanistan’s Taliban stronghold of Helmand province a day after the U.S. military announced it was deploying nearly 100 troops to the same region in response to recent “tactical victories” by the jihadist group.

A demonstrator burns an Israeli flag as he sits between Turkish (L) and Palestinian flags during a protest against Israel on June 5, 2010 at Caglayan Square in Istanbu

Israel To Turkey: Think Twice Before Criticizing Our Military Actions

TEL AVIV – The Foreign Ministry on Monday slammed Turkey’s condemnation of Sunday night’s IDF strikes in Gaza, saying the country, which has carried out its own violent crackdowns following the military coup, would be wise to “think twice” before criticizing the military actions of other nations.

moke rises from an explosion after an F-16 Israeli warplane fired a missile at a training ground used by militants loyal to the governing Palestinian movement Hamas in southern Gaza Strip close to the town of Rafah, 28 June 2006. Israel's air force earlier knocked out bridges and the main power station in the Gaza Strip, where Israeli tanks and troops launched a limited ground offensive to try to secure the release of a captured soldier nabbed earlier in the week during a Palestinian military operation on an Israeli army base close to the southern Gaza Strip. AFP PHOTO /SAID KHATIB (Photo credit should read SAID KHATIB/AFP/Getty Images)

Israel Strikes 50 Times in Gaza After Rocket Attack

The Israel Air Force conducted 50 airstrikes against Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip late Sunday night, following a rocket fired into Israel by Palestinian terrorists earlier that day, but was not seeking an escalation in hostilities, an Israeli official said on Monday.