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Posts Tagged / Iraq (subject)

  • Sep 08 / 2018
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North America

Maintaining peace in the Middle East and North Africa

Maintaining peace in the Middle East and North Africa Statement by Ambassador Karen Pierce, UK Permanent Representative to the UN, at the United Nations Security Council Thank you very much Mr President and good to see you in New York again. Thank you to Russia for the opportunity to discuss holistically the situation in the [...]

  • Sep 08 / 2018
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Europe, Uncategorized

Holy See calls at General Assembly for ‘renewed’ UN to use ‘licit force’ against terror

Holy See calls at General Assembly for ‘renewed’ UN to use ‘licit force’ against terror 29 September 2014 In the face of terrorist attacks on Christians and other minorities in the Middle East, and other lethal crises, Pope Francis’ representative at the General Assembly’s high-level annual meeting today called for a reinvigorated United Nations capable [...]

  • Aug 29 / 2018
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Middle East

How the Iraq war undermined the Responsibility to Protect doctrine

How the Iraq war undermined the Responsibility to Protect doctrine KERRY BOYD ANDERSON May 20, 201813:21 230 In an interview for Prospect Magazine’s June issue, Emily Thornberry, the British shadow foreign secretary, argued that “the doctrine of Responsibility to Protect” (R2P) is on life support, and that the aftermath of the 2011 military action in [...]

  • Dec 08 / 2016
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Europe

Los límites en la lucha contra el Estado Islámico

Opinión Los límites en la lucha contra el Estado Islámico GARETH EVANS 1245 words 30 September 2014 El País – Nacional PAISN T (Argentina) 24 Spanish (c) Copyright DIARIO EL PAIS, S.L. http://www.elpais.es. Se puede defender la intervención militar mientras haya abusos y genocidio Existe una larga historia de intervenciones militares mal concebidas y excesivas en [...]

  • Sep 19 / 2016
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Africa, Asia-Pacific, Middle East

Muslim world in flux

KARACHI: As Muslims worldwide have just performed another Haj and are now celebrating Eidul Azha, it is perhaps an opportune moment to reflect on the current state of that abstract construct – the ‘Muslim world’. While, indeed, the world as a whole is facing myriad challenges to the global order – political, financial, security etc [...]

  • Sep 02 / 2016
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Middle East

‘They Don’t Even Try to Hide it’: 1000s Killed by Daesh Buried in Mass Graves

Mass Gravesite In Iraq Most estimates put the number of known victims between 5,200 and 15,000, with some calculations based on Daesh propaganda and others on the testimonies of survivors. Some of the graves are scattered throughout Sinjar Mountain in Northern Iraq, after the group recaptured the territory in August 2014 from the Yazidi ethnic group. Every [...]

  • Aug 10 / 2016
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Europe

Irak.- Al Abadi ordena una investigación sobre las “inhumanas” condiciones de los presos en Irak

Irak.- Al Abadi ordena una investigación sobre las “inhumanas” condiciones de los presos en Irak 264 words 5 May 2016 03:44 PM Europa Press – Servicio Internacional EPSI Spanish Copyright 2016. Europa Press. BAGDAD, 5 (Reuters/EP) El primer ministro de Irak, Haider al Abadi, ha ordenado este jueves una investigación interna acerca de las condiciones [...]

  • Jul 30 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific, Middle East

War crimes probe: Double standards exposed

Muslims around the world observed Eid-ul-Fitr this week, the end of the month-long annual fast in rather sombre mood. Blood-letting sectarian strife has torn them apart in no less a place than West Asia, their citadel. In Saudi Arabia, the holiest of holy places was not spared; nor were other Islamic nations – Iraq, Turkey [...]

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