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US slams Qasim Soleimani’s role in Iraq

US slams Qasim Soleimani’s role in Iraq

Kurdistan24 - 2019-03-15 12:23

US slams Qasim Soleimani’s role in Iraq - Kurdistan24

GENOCIDE IN IRAQ / The Anfal Campaign Against the Kurds

Pirtuk û Wêje - 2019-03-18 13:43
GENOCIDE IN IRAQ The Anfal Campaign Against the Kurds A Middle East Watch Report Human Rights Watch A PetitionIn the Name of God, the Merciful, the Compassionate The Venerable Chief and Leader, the Honorable Saddam Hussein (May God Protect Him), President ...

US Lost in Iraq: Shi’ite Militia Spokesperson

BAS News - 2019-03-17 09:17
ERBIL — An Iraqi Shi’ite militia leader has claimed that the results of last parliamentary election proved US failure in Iraq. Mahmoud Rubai’i, a spokesperson for Asaib Ahl al-Haq, a pro-Iran militia group operating under the umbrella of Hashd al-Shaabi, ...

Abdul-Mahdi Appreciates Coalition Forces's Presence in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-03-14 23:13
ERBIL - Iraqi PM Adil Abdul-Mahdi has appreciated the presence of the US-led international coalition forces in Iraq, hailing their role in combatting terrorism, the premier's office said in a statement on Thursday. Abdul-Mahdi made the remarks during a p ...

From myth to reality: How to understand Turkey’s role in the Western Balkans | European Council on Foreign Relations

ECFR - 2019-03-14 06:23

Women’s institutions in Northern and Eastern Syria come together

ANF - 2019-03-14 00:23
Women’s institutions in Northern and Eastern Syria are coming together to hold a meeting with the motto, “Build the free and democratic society with the unity of free women”. ...

Iran’s Rouhani meets Iraq’s top Shiite cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani

E-Kurd - 2019-03-13 17:21
NAJAF,— Iran’s Hassan Rouhani met Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani in Iraq’s Najaf on Wednesday, an AFP photographer reported, in the first encounter between an Iranian president and the country’s chief Shiite cleric. Sistani famously called Iraqis to arms ag ...

US on Rouhani’s Trip to Iraq: Not in the Interest of Iraqis

BAS News - 2019-03-12 13:12
ERBIL — The United States believes that Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s visit to Iraq, where he signed several agreements, is not serving the interests of the people of Iraq, US special representative on Iran, Brian Hook, said. Rouhani is now in Iraq ...

Turkish foreign ministry summons Belgium's ambassador in Ankara

Reuters - 2019-03-11 17:59
Turkey's foreign ministry summoned Belgium's ambassador in Ankara on Monday after a Belgian court blocked the prosecution of some 30 people with alleged links to the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), a foreign ministry official said. ...

Iran’s president Hassan Rouhani arrives in Iraq on first official visit

E-Kurd - 2019-03-11 15:30
BAGHDAD,— Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani arrived in Iraq on Monday for his first official visit, state television said, as Baghdad is under pressure from Washington to limit ties with its neighbor. Before leaving Tehran, Rouhani hailed the “special” rel ...

Shi’ite Commander Says US Embassy Nurturing New Generation of IS in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-03-09 12:30
ERBIL — The commander of pro-Iranian Shi’ite militia group of Asaib Ahl al-Haq has accused the US embassy in Baghdad of preparing a new generation of Islamic State (IS) in the country. Qais Khazali, commander of the paramilitary group, said during a spee ...

The EU’s humanitarian assistance in Iraq

The Global Coalition - 2019-03-07 13:07
Article The EU’s humanitarian assistance in Iraq Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

US Sanctions Pro-Iran Militia Group in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-03-06 13:51
ERBIL — The United States has sanctioned Harakat Hezbollah al-Nujaba, a militia group active in Iraq, known for its ties with Tehran. Harakat Hezbollah al-Nujaba, also known as The Movement of the Noble Ones, is operating under the umbrella of Hashd al-S ...

Tribes in Ninevah Want US Forces to Stay in Iraq: Spokesperson

BAS News - 2019-02-24 22:49
ERBIL - A spokesperson for the Arab tribes in the province of Ninevah said on Sunday that they want the US forces to stay in Iraq, pointing out that they are in talks with some Shi'ite sides to appose a parliament's proposal to end the presence of the fo ...

New US Consulate to be Opened in Iraq's Anbar: Source

BAS News - 2019-02-22 23:02
ERBIL - A US consulate will reportedly be established in the US military base at the Iraqi air port of al-Habbaniyah in the province of Anbar, a source revealed on Friday. Talking to BasNews on condition of anonymity, the source pointed out that preparat ...

US Diplomat's Comments on Iraq's Combat Capacity Only Opinion: Official

BAS News - 2019-02-21 19:00
ERBIL - The comments made by the US Embassy in Baghdad about Iraq's capacity in facing threats are only opinions, spokesperson for Iraqi Joint Operations Command, Brigadier General Yahya Rasool said in a statement. Earlier on Tuesday, Joey Hood, chargé d ...

The UK ‘s contribution to electricity in Iraq

The Global Coalition - 2019-02-15 16:48
Article The UK ‘s contribution to electricity in Iraq Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

How the US is helping Syrian refugees in Iraq

The Global Coalition - 2019-02-15 16:48
Article How the US is helping Syrian refugees in Iraq Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...