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Iraq begins trial proceedings for 900 jihadist suspects

Iraq begins trial proceedings for 900 jihadist suspects

Rûdaw - 2019-04-15 06:56
"They include very influential leaders" ...
Iraq begins trial proceedings for 900 jihadist suspects - Rûdaw

Iraq begins preparations for 2020 general population census - Xinhua |

Xinhuanet - 2019-05-06 20:00

Iraq begins preparations for 2020 general population census

E-Kurd - 2019-05-06 18:57
BAGHDAD,— Iraqi Minister of Planning Nouri Sabah al-Dulaimi said the ministry has begun preparations for the general population census scheduled for 2020, an official Iraqi newspaper said on Monday. “The Ministry of Planning has started its technical pro ...

High oil prices boost Iraq’s oil revenue over $7 billion in April

Rûdaw - 2019-05-02 12:34
Iraq sold its oil for an average price of $67.419 per barrel — an increase from $63.804 ...

Suicide at Its Alarming Rate in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-04-27 15:26
ERBIL — Iraq’s High Commissioner for Human Rights has warned about a dramatic increase in suicide rate across the country, with parliament planning to address the issue with new measures. At least 131 people have killed themselves in Iraq since the begin ...

Good try! Kurdistan and Iraq rugby teams meet for first time

Rûdaw - 2019-04-21 17:10
Kurdistan won 22-5 ...

Iraq begins payment of 2 million dinars to each female Yezidi survivor

Gulan Media - 2019-04-18 22:19

Iraq begins payment of 2 million dinars to each female Yezidi survivor

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-18 19:29

Iraq begins trial proceedings for 900 Islamic State suspected militants

E-Kurd - 2019-04-15 12:04
BAGHDAD,— Iraq has begun trial proceedings for nearly 900 Iraqi suspected members of the Islamic State group caught fleeing jihadist territory in neighbouring Syria, a judicial source told AFP on Sunday. They were handed over to Iraqi authorities by the ...

Japan’s support for peacemaking in Iraq

The Global Coalition - 2019-04-12 15:55
Article Japan’s support for peacemaking in Iraq Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

The war against ISIS is over in Iraq and Syria — except for all the fighting and bombing

Washingtonexaminer - 2019-04-11 17:06

Iraq offers to try all Islamic State foreigners for a fee: officials

E-Kurd - 2019-04-11 00:29
BAGHDAD,— Iraq has offered the US-led coalition to put hundreds of accused foreign Islamists on trial in Baghdad in exchange for millions of dollars, three government sources have told AFP. Western countries have been rocked by fierce public debate over ...

German Islamic State woman on trial for letting Yazidi ‘slave’ girl die of thirst

E-Kurd - 2019-04-09 13:19
BERLIN,— A German woman who joined the Islamic State group ISIS goes on trial Tuesday accused of the war crime of letting a five-year-old “slave” girl die of thirst. Prominent London-based human rights lawyer Amal Clooney is part of the team representing ...

Tirkiye protokola avê ya bi Iraqê re binpê dike’

Nûpel - 2019-04-09 10:51
Aktîvîstê Forûma Avê ya Mezopotamyayê Ercan Ayboga diyar kir ku Îran û Tirkiye avê weke çekekî li dijî Başûrê Kurdistanê û Iraqê bikartînin û got, “Tirkiye û Îran avê li dijî Iraq û Başûrê Kurdistanê bikartîne. Lê Iraq jî dikare li konseya ewlekariyê ya ...

Iraq Receives Another Batch of F-16s

BAS News - 2019-04-08 11:08
ERBIL — Iraq announced on Sunday that it has received another batch of F-16 Fighting Falcons from the US. The delivery was made up of six new jet that will join Iraq’s airpower to bring the total number to 27, Yahya Rasoul, the spokesperson for Iraqi Sec ...

Central Areas of Iraq on High Alert for Flood Threats

BAS News - 2019-04-01 16:09
ERBIL — The Iraqi central province of Salahaddin was put on high alert on Sunday evening as pouring rainfalls could signal floods in the region. Authorities issued a warning to locals in Samarra and the surrounding districts of Tigris river to fully or p ...

Ex-Chief of Staff Suggests Erbil-Baghdad Summit on PKK-Turkey Conflict

BAS News - 2019-03-31 17:09
ERBIL — Iraqi army’s former chief of staff has suggested a high summit to be held between Erbil and Baghdad to discuss the ongoing conflict between Turkey and Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) on Iraq and Kurdistan territories. For decades, the PKK has set ...

Iraq arrests 2 responsible for deadly ferryboat sinking in Mosul - Xinhua |

Xinhuanet - 2019-03-30 01:36

Cyprus arrests Turkish Kurd terror suspect wanted by Germany

FOX News - 2019-03-24 06:03
Cyprus' government spokesman says authorities have arrested a Turkish Kurd against whom Germany has launched criminal proceedings for "terrorist activities." ...

Saudi Arabia begins trial for 11 suspects in Khashoggi murder - Vox

VOX - 2019-03-21 03:17