Liberation of Mosul: developments

Published on April 4th, 2016 | by Lidija Bojčić

A few days ago, March 24, on Iraqi state television, Iraqi military  spokesman Yahya Rasool said: “Iraqi forces 15th Division this morning, at dawn, launched the first phase of the offensive takeover of Mosul from the ... Read More


The US military members in Iraq

Published on March 22nd, 2016 | by Lidija Bojčić

NEWS, IRAQ – The U.S. military has around 5,000 service members in Iraq, officials said on Monday, far more than previously reported, as the Obama administration quietly expands ground operations against the Islamic State. The number ... Read More


Libyan war for oil

Published on March 20th, 2016 | by Lidija Bojčić

Since Libya is divided in 2014, into two opposite sides:  House of Representative in Tobruk and General National Congress in Tripoli,  this resulted in armed conflict between them, which are joined by allies from each faction, ... Read More


EU and Turkey: Migrant Deal

Published on March 18th, 2016 | by Lidija Bojčić

NEWS, BRUXELLES – EU leaders on Thursday (17 March) reached a common position on a draft EU-Turkey plan to stop irregular migration to Europe and send back refugees to Turkey. They will try on Friday to ... Read More


Arab League declared Hezbollah a “Terrorist” Group

Published on March 12th, 2016 | by Lidija Bojčić

NEWS, CAIRO – Arab League foreign ministers on Friday declared Lebanon’s Shiite movement Hezbollah a “terrorist” group, after Sunni-dominated Gulf monarchies adopted the same stance. Nearly all members of the pan-Arab body supported the decision, but ... Read More


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