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IS Plans Terrorist Attacks from Camp Al-Hol in Syria: Kurdistan PM

ERBIL — The remnants of the Islamic State (IS) are planning terrorist attacks from Camp Al-Hol in Syria to target the Kurdistan Region and other areas in the neighborhood, said Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Masrour Barzani in a statement made to Asharq Al Awsat. PM Barzani mentioned an IS cell recently captured in Erbil who […]

UN says 12 murdered at al-Hol camp in Syria since start of year

UN expresses concern over ‘deteriorating security conditions’ at camp for displaced people controlled by Kurdish forces. Twelve people have been murdered at the overcrowded al-Hol camp for displaced people in northeastern Syria since the beginning of the year, according to United Nations figures. Imran Riza, the UN’s resident coordinator and humanitarian coordinator for Syria, and […]

Yazidi girls trapped in al-Hawl camp

Just today, we heard about Ronya on PKK-affiliated news outlets. Ronya was saved from ISIS enslavement in al-Hawl camp. Ronya was not the first to be ‘saved’ from the camp, reports of Yazidi girls showing up after months of imprisonment in the camp are released almost every week. But why was she there in the […]