Iraq

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Nov 21 '14 11:47

The European Court ruled yesterday that the Netherlands did not do an independent and proper investigation into the shooting incident in which a Dutch Lieutenant shot and killed the Iraqi Sabah Jaloud.

Nov 13 '14 14:33

The terrorist organization Islamic State (ISIS) has claimed responsibility for the suicide bombing at a police headquarters in west Baghdad on Wednesday.

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Nov 12 '14 14:32

The Public Prosecutor announced this morning that SBM Offshore has settled for an amount of 192 million euro ($240 million). This is in the corruption case in which the company paid bribes in Angola and Equatorial Guinea. Evidence of bribery was also found in Brazil.

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Nov 10 '14 08:13

The Federation Kurds in the Netherlands announced on Sunday that a Dutch Kurd was killed in the fight against terrorist organization Islamic State (ISIS) in Iraqi Kurdistan.

Nov 6 '14 14:35

When a client asked Isis Hair salon owner Jet Daniels if she knows what happens when you search online for her business, Daniels was less-than-surprised to hear the client's discovery. "It is not the first time I heard my clients wind up seeing videos of beheadings," she said Thursday, a day after she changed the salon's name to Jet Setters.

Nov 3 '14 14:28

According to Minister Ronald Plasterk of Internal Affairs, a number of terrorist attacks have been prevented in the Netherlands in recent months.

Oct 31 '14 09:56

More than 20 native Dutch men have tried to join the fight against terrorist organization Islamic State (ISIS) in Iraq and Syria in recent months. They approached the Federation Kurds in the Netherlands (Fedkom) to make contact with military leaders.

Oct 31 '14 08:07

On Monday the military police arrested two 19 year old women at Rotterdam The Hague airport. According to the Public Prosecutor, they were planning to travel to Syria via Turkey and join the armed struggle.

Oct 30 '14 14:40

A group of Hague asylum seekers without legal status have to be out of the winter shelter for the homeless by no later than Saturday. The Hague made that emergency shelter available two months ago after the evacuation of the cracked Sacrament Church.

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Oct 29 '14 11:29

Moroccan and Turkish Dutch are less often marrying a partner from their country of origin. They mainly marry in their own circle, but not over the border. This is mainly caused by weaker family ties in their country of origin.

Oct 28 '14 06:43

A Dutch F-16 led an international bombing of terrorist organization Islamic State (ISIS) on Friday. According to the Ministry of Defense, 15 aircraft from five countries participated in the mission.

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Oct 24 '14 09:19

Stop holding back radical Muslims who want to travel to Syria and Iraq or the probability of an attack in their own country will grow, just like in Canada.

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Oct 10 '14 14:19

The Police arrested a man in Venlo for provoking a group of demonstrators yesterday.

Oct 8 '14 18:57

The Netherlands are definitely part of the fight against terrorist organization Islamic State (ISIS) now that the first bombs have been dropped.

Four Dutch F-16's carried out missions yesterday. During the second action two F-16's dropped three bombs on ISIS armoured vehicles that were attacking Kurdish fighters in the northern Iraqi city of Dohuk, close to the Turkish-Syrian border. The armoured vehicles were destroyed and an unknown number of ISIS-combatants were probably killed, according to the Ministry of Defense.

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Oct 7 '14 15:16

Two Dutch F-16 fighter aircraft today dropped the first Dutch bombs on targets of the terrorist group Islamic State (ISIS) in Iraq today.

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Oct 7 '14 00:33

Protesters supporting Kurdish people in Syria stormed the Tweede Kamer, the Dutch Parliament’s House of Representatives, speaking out against the fall of Kobani in northern Syria. Demonstrators are calling for the Netherlands to take stronger actions against ISIS.

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Oct 6 '14 09:48

Two teams of two Netherlands military F-16 fighter jets took part in missions over Iraq this past weekend. It marks the first Dutch mission in the country's involvement in an international fight against ISIS, the separatist movement and rogue army fighting in Syria and Iraq.

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Oct 3 '14 23:15

Fighting against the advance of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria is akin to battling back the Germans during the second World War, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte told reporters Friday. “We must defend our core values tooth and nail if necessary,” he said after a meeting with the cabinet. “That was true then, and it is true now.”

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Oct 3 '14 14:20

The last five Dutch F-16's that will be participating in the mission against the terrorist organization Islamic State (ISIS), is on their way to Jordan, Minister Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert (Defense) said today.

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Oct 2 '14 14:14

The six dutch F-16 fighter aircraft that will bombard targets of the Islamic State (ISIS) in Iraq, will fly a total of 600 hours per month during the mission.

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Oct 2 '14 12:46

The Dutch contribution to the fight against the terrorist organization Islamic State (ISIS) will stop when ISIS's advance has been halted. The Cabinet expects this to take a maximum of 12 months.

Oct 2 '14 09:41

The Dutch Parliament will meet today to discuss the country's military contribution to the international struggle against ISIS, which is supported by a large majority of House Representatives, Het Parool reports.

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Oct 1 '14 12:26

During a briefing on the Dutch participation in the fight against ISIS it emerged that the Netherlands actually has no money for attacking ISIS in Iraq.

Sep 30 '14 16:42

Police on Tuesday arrested a 21-year-old man from his home in The Hague on suspicion of taking part in terrorist training camps. The arrest comes as part of a large-scale investigation into jihadi activity in the Netherlands, during which 49 people identified as suspected jihadists have had their passports withdrawn and several arrest warrants issued.

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