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Patrick Cockburn

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    Are wars in Syria and Iraq finally coming to an end?

    | Updated at 12:05am on January 07, 2018

    ISPENT most of the last year reporting two sieges, Mosul in Iraq and Raqqa in Syria, which finally ended with the decisive defeat of Isis...

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    Jerusalem explained

    by Patrick Cockburn | Updated at 12:05am on December 09, 2017

    ILIVED in Jerusalem for four years in a flat with a fine view of the Mount of Olives, which will supposedly split apart on Judgement...

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    Underground in Raqqa

    by Patrick Cockburn | Updated at 12:05am on October 16, 2017

    SHORTLY before the siege of Raqqa began in June, Islamic State officials arrested Hammad al-Sajer for skipping afternoon prayers...

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    Why such referendums are doomed to fail

    by Patrick Cockburn | Updated at 12:05am on October 12, 2017

    BREXIT, Krexit and Crexit: Britain leaves the EU, Kurdistan declares independence from Iraq, Catalonia secedes from Spain — three massive political changes either under way...

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    Why Kurds are seeking independence from Iraq

    by Patrick Cockburn | Updated at 12:05am on September 28, 2017

    ON APRIL 10, 2003, I was driving on a road west of Kirkuk, waiting for the city to be captured by the Kurdish Peshmerga and...

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