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UN migration agency acknowledges protracted displacement in Iraq

UN migration agency acknowledges protracted displacement in Iraq

Rûdaw - 2019-03-31 17:48
Remaining are "significant obstacles to return such as damage to houses ...
UN migration agency acknowledges protracted displacement in Iraq - Rûdaw

UNESCO, Germany to Reconstruct Mosul’s al-Aghawat Mosque

BAS News - 2019-04-17 12:49
ERBIL — The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the government of Germany have signed an agreement to reconstruct al-Aghawat Mosque in Mosul, north of Iraq. The UN cultural agency is helping Iraq to gain internat ...

Another Kurdish prisoner commits suicide in Turkey over Ocalan’s prison conditions

E-Kurd - 2019-04-06 03:58
DIYARBAKIR-AMED, Turkey Kurdistan,— More Kurdish prisoners in Turkey are ending their life to protest the isolation imposed on jailed Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan, Firat news agency reported. Political prisoner Mahsum Pamay jailed in Elazığ T Type Pris ...

Saudi to Open New Consulates in Iraq: Minister

BAS News - 2019-04-04 00:39
ERBIL - Saudi Arabia is expected to open four new consulates in Iraq, the Saudi Minister of Commerce and Investment, Majid bin Abdullah Al Qasabi, revealed on Wednesday. Qasabi made the remarks during a joint press conference with Iraqi Oil Minister Samr ...

Iran Responsible for Hundreds of Fallen US Troops in Iraq: Official

BAS News - 2019-04-03 15:53
ERBIL — US Special Representative for Iran, Brian Hook, has accused Iran of being behind the killing of hundreds of US troops in Iraq after 2003. “In Iraq, I can announce today, based on declassified US military reports, that Iran is responsible for the ...

IS May Reorganize Itself in Iraq, Syria: NATO

BAS News - 2019-04-01 21:11
ERBIL - Although the Islamic State (IS) has lost all its territories in both Iraq and neighboring Syria, the jihadist group could reorganize itself once again, the Secretary-General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), Jens Stoltenberg, stat ...

How Japan is combating public health emergencies in Iraq

The Global Coalition - 2019-04-01 19:18
Article How Japan is combating public health emergencies in Iraq Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

UN migration agency acknowledges protracted displacement in Iraq

Gulan Media - 2019-03-31 19:59

US to Deploy ‘Arctic Wolves’ Combat Team in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-03-30 14:01
ERBIL — The US Army has confirmed that it will deploy Arctic Wolves of the 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team in Iraq by this summer. The fresh troops will support Operation Inherent Resolve, according to an official statement cited by Sputnik. "The brigade ...

Japan’s further contribution to displaced people in Iraq

The Global Coalition - 2019-03-29 12:51
Article Japan’s further contribution to displaced people in Iraq Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

EU-funded Programme in Iraq to Support Recovery, Stability Through Local Development

BAS News - 2019-03-28 15:21
BASRA (UNDP) — The European Union (EU), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and the UN Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) continue to work together to help the people of Iraq in their pursuit of recovery and stability. On 28 March 2019 ...

Denmark Grant $11 Million for Explosive Threat Mitigation in Liberated Areas of Iraq

BAS News - 2019-03-26 13:25
BAGHDAD (UNMAS) — The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) in Iraq welcomes an additional contribution of DKK 73 million (over USD 11 million) from the Government of Denmark to mitigate the threat posed by explosive hazards and enable stabilization ...

Iraq: IS Member Sentenced to Life in Jail

BAS News - 2019-03-25 20:13
ERBIL - A court in Iraq has given an Islamic State (IS) member a life imprisonment after finding the militant guilty of being involved in terrorist activities in the country. The court found the jihadist guilty of making bombs for the IS group in the Ira ...

All remaining ISIS members in Baghouz are foreign-born

ANF - 2019-03-16 06:46
Most of the ISIS members who surrendered yesterday from the area SDF has trapped the gangs in Baghouz are from Turkey, Turkmenistan, Turkistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Indonesia, Chechnya, Daghestan and Iraq. ...

War in Syria Killed Over 1,100 Children Last Year: UN

BAS News - 2019-03-11 20:35
ERBIL - Over 1,100 children were killed in Syria last year due to the prolonged deadly war in the country, the United Nations said in a statement on Monday. The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) Executive Director Henrietta ...

17 more children rescued from ISIS in Baghouz taken to Shengal

ANF - 2019-03-11 20:04
17 more Yazidi children rescued by Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in the final operation against ISIS in Baghouz have been taken to Shengal and reunited with their families. ...

UN says suffers 'catastrophe' in Ethiopian Airlines crash

Yahoo - 2019-03-11 19:29

Foreign Troops in Iraq Not a Threat to Neighbors: Parliament Speaker

BAS News - 2019-03-07 23:22
ERBIL - The presence of the US-led coalition troops in Iraq poses no threat to the neighboring countries, Iraqi Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halbusi said on Thursday. Halbusi made the remarks during a visit to Iran where he had meetings with President ...

Activities to mark 8 March underway in Kurdistan

ANF - 2019-03-07 18:37
Women in Kurdistan are carrying out actions and activities to mark 8 March, International Women's Day. ...

UN call for the Hol Camp in Heseke

ANF - 2019-03-02 08:31
Since December 2018, approximately 45,000 people have fled the Hajin and Al-Baghouz areas of Deir-ez-Zor and arrived at Al-Hol camp. ...