Tag Archives: Militias

#WorldPoli: Syrian Kurdish Farmers Accuse Turkey-Backed Militias of Seizing, Taxing Olive Crops – #WorldPolitics

WASHINGTON – In late October, Farhan and his two sons finished packing up their olive harvest to transport it to the city center of Afrin in northwestern Syria. But before doing so, they pondered the possibilities waiting for them. “Would we be able to sell our olives at a good …

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#WorldPoli: Iran-backed Militias Resume Rocket Attacks Toward US Embassy in Iraq – #WorldPolitics

WASHINGTON – Weeks of continued calm in and around Baghdad’s Green Zone were disturbed Tuesday when several rockets were fired toward the U.S. Embassy, located in the fortified area that houses key government offices and other diplomatic facilities. Iraqi officials say at least three of the seven rockets fired were …

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