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Photos: 2,300+ Dead as Earthquake Levels Buildings in Turkey and Syria

The death toll from the magnitude 7.5 earthquakes in southeastern Turkey continued to climb on Monday morning, as rescuers scrambled to search for the injured, missing, and dead beneath the rubble of fallen buildings. The latest count as of press time put the death toll in Turkey and Syria at over 2,300 and rising.

MALATYA, TURKIYE - FEBRUARY 06: An aerial view of a collapsed building as personnel conduc

Iran Claims Missile Attack on Iraqi Kurds

The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) of Iran on Sunday formally took responsibility for the missile attack on Erbil, the capital of Iraq’s Kurdistan Region. The IRGC is the theocratically-controlled wing of the Iranian military and has been designated as a terrorist organization by the U.S. government.

A picture taken on March 13, 2022, shows a view of a damaged building after an overnight a

U.S. Coalition Forces in Iraq Targeted by Bomb-Laden Drones

Troops from the U.S.-led coalition in Iraq stationed at the airport in Erbil, capital of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), were attacked on Saturday by drones packed with explosives. One of the drones was able to penetrate the airport’s security perimeter before exploding, but no significant damage or casualties were reported.

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Iran Attacks Kurdish Militants in Iraq

Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), the theocracy-controlled wing of the Iranian military and a designated terrorist organization, launched rocket and drone attacks across the border into Iraq on Thursday, targeting Kurdish militant groups Iran claims are a threat to its security.

Members of the Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga stand holding flags of Iraq's autonomous Kurdistan

Airstrike Hits Kurdish Resort as Turkey Continues Invasion of Iraq

Drone strikes of unconfirmed origin killed at least six people in Sulaimani province, northern Iraq, on Thursday, including multiple children. The strike, reportedly targeting members of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), occurred near what the Kurdish outlet Rudaw described as a “village resort” popular with families.

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan deliver a speech at an event in Ankara, Turkey, Th

Iraqis Protest Coronavirus Response, Make Their Own Screening Facilities

Protesters in Iraq, coming up on half a year of demonstrating against the corruption and incompetence of their government, were not reassured by Baghdad’s handling of the coronavirus. Furious that their disorganized and thoroughly looted government lacks the money and human resources to mount an effective defense, the protesters are setting up their own screening and treatment facilities, distributing information on how to prevent the spread of the disease, and giving out medical masks.

Women student protesters wearing protective face masks stand with a sign during an anti-go

Turkish Invasion Brings Syrian and Iraqi Kurds Together

The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), the semi-autonomous Kurdish provincial leadership in Iraq, expressed solidarity with the Syrian Kurds on Thursday, denounced Turkey’s invasion of northeastern Syria, and criticized the United States for failing to prevent the Turkish operation.

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