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Sunni coalition calls for postponing Iraq elections

By The Frontier Post | January 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk BAGHDAD: A major Sunni coalition on Wednesday called for postponing this year’s local and parliamentary elections in Iraq. In a statement, the Unity Alliance of Iraq said it had requested the Iraqi parliament to postpone the polls scheduled for May 12. The statement, however, did not cite any reason for seeking to delay […]

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Daesh’s ideological threat still remains in Iraq: NATO

By The Frontier Post | January 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Daesh terrorist group’s ideological threat still remains in Iraq, said Chairman of the NATO Military Committee Gen. Petr Pavel on Wednesday. “We can say that physically ISIS [Daesh] has been defeated, but that does not mean that the ideology was defeated and that Iraq is now a safe and secured country,” Pavel […]

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Turkish, Russian diplomats discuss Syria over phone

By The Frontier Post | January 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and his counterpart Russian Sergey Lavrov discussed Syria over phone, said a Turkish diplomatic source on Wednesday. Cavusoglu and Lavrov exchanged views on the developments in Syria, an upcoming conference on the war-torn country in Russia’s coastal city of Sochi and also cease-fire violations by the Bashar […]

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