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WHO Sends Medical Supplies to Flood-Affected Iraqi Province

WHO Sends Medical Supplies to Flood-Affected Iraqi Province

BAS News - 2019-04-24 12:42
BAGHDAD, (WHO) — To respond to the needs of the Directorate of Health in Missan following recent flooding affecting the area, WHO with the support of donors, arranged delivery of a second consignment of emergency supplies to support the Directorate. The ...
WHO Sends Medical Supplies to Flood-Affected Iraqi Province - BAS News

Residents of 50 Villages in Iraq to be Armed for Self-defense Against IS

BAS News - 2019-05-09 21:20
ERBIL - Residents of 50 villages in the Iraqi province of Nineveh will be armed so that they can defend themselves against the Islamic State (IS) jihadists, a commander confirmed on Thursday. Najim Abdullah al-Jubouri, commander of Nineveh Operations Com ...

KRG to Send Abroad More Victims of Chemical Attacks by Saddam's Regime

BAS News - 2019-05-07 00:53
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) will send abroad a number of survivors of the chemical attacks carried out by the former Iraqi regime led by Saddam al-Hussein in the 1980s, said the Ministry of Health in a statement on Monday. The stateme ...

Nineveh Arab Tribes Warn of Civil War in Mosul

BAS News - 2019-05-02 23:52
ERBIL - The Sunni Arab tribes in the Iraqi province of Nineveh Plains have warned of a civil war in Mosul city, accusing the former governor of Nineveh, Atheel al-Nujaifi, of triggering the possible conflict. Explaining to Kurdistan 24, Sheikh Muzahim al ...

US sends Syria envoy to Ankara ahead of Geneva talks

Al Monitor - 2019-04-30 21:38

Baghdadi’s possible location narrowed to 4 locations: Iraqi terrorist expert

Rûdaw - 2019-04-30 18:38
The US is offering $25 million for info leading to his arrest or conviction ...

Turkey Sends Military Reinforcements to Syria Border after Astana Meeting | Asharq AL-awsat

Aawsat - 2019-04-28 16:12

Stockholm activists: Join solidarity hunger strikes

ANF - 2019-04-26 11:50
The solidarity hunger strike in Stockholm has been taken over by the 4th group of activists who reiterated their call to support the action. ...

Natalie McGarry: who is the former SNP MP who has pleaded guilty to embezzling thousands of pounds? - The Scotsman

Scotsman - 2019-04-26 02:06

KDP, Gorran wanted to form Kurdistan government without PUK: official

E-Kurd - 2019-04-23 14:03
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Change Movement (Gorran) wanted to form new Iraqi Kurdistan government without the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), said an official from PUK leadership. Member of PUK Leade ...

Iraq to Compensate Flood-affected People: Lawmaker

BAS News - 2019-04-22 23:24
ERBIL - The Iraqi government will compensate the people in the areas affected by this year's flash floods across the country, a Kurdish lawmaker said on Monday. Talking to BasNews, Nasir Harki, a Kurdish lawmaker at the Iraqi Council of Representatives, ...

Newborn Found on Street in Diyala

BAS News - 2019-04-22 22:06
ERBIL - A newborn infant, who is apparently only one day old, was found in the Iraqi province of Diyala on Monday. The infant was discovered in the disputed Kurdish town of Mandali, in Diyala province, a source from the local police told BasNews. "The ch ...

Three IS Hotbeds Destroyed in Diyala

BAS News - 2019-04-18 20:36
ERBIL - At least three hotbeds of the Islamic State (IS) jihadist group were destroyed in the Iraqi province of Diyala on Thursday. A security source told Baghdad Today that, apart from the three hideouts, a booby-trapped house was also destroyed during ...

Iraqi war games: Army trains in desert, defeats ‘militants’

Rûdaw - 2019-04-18 18:06
"Our job is to keep the Iraqi security forces trained up to speed" ...

[VIDEO] Iraqi Forces Arrest Four People Smuggling SIM Cards to IS

BAS News - 2019-04-16 14:36
ERBIL — Iraqi counter-terror forces on Tuesday announced the arrest of four people carrying 600 SIM cards to the Islamic State (IS) jihadists in the western province of Anbar. “The four, including a woman, were arrested with 600 mobile phone SIM cards in ...

IS Releases Video Showing Execution of Several Iraqis

BAS News - 2019-04-15 15:26
ERBIL — Islamic State (IS) militants released a new propaganda video purportedly showing a group of Iraqis being executed. The victims were said to be members of Iraqi paramilitary forces and village chiefs accused by IS of passing information to the Ira ...

US's Designation of IRGC as "Terrorist Organization" Not Right: Iraqi PM

BAS News - 2019-04-09 23:06
ERBIL - The US's decision of designating Iran's Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) as a foreign terrorist organization is not right, Iraqi PM Adil Abdul-Mahdi said on Tuesday, warning of "negative consequences" for Iraq and the region. The Iraqi premier d ...

Nineveh: Former IS Lawyer Sentenced to Death

BAS News - 2019-04-07 21:48
ERBIL - A court in the Iraqi province of Nineveh sentenced on Sunday a former Islamic State (IS) lawyer to death, the Supreme Judicial Council of Iraq said in a statement. According to the press release, the death penalty was ordered by Iraq’s Nineveh Cr ...

Iran Accuses US of Hampering Aid to Flood-affected Areas

BAS News - 2019-04-04 00:39
ERBIL - Iran has accused the US of hindering the humanitarian assistance to the flood-affected areas in the country, state media reported on Wednesday. The accusations were made by President Hassan Rouhani as the death toll of victims of flash floods is ...

Venezuela welcomes arrival of Chinese medical aid

Waar Media - 2019-03-30 16:04
WAAR_DUHOK A Chinese plane loaded with 65 tons of medical supplies landed in Venezuela’s capital of Caracas on Friday amid a power struggle between President Nicolas Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaido. Maduro welcomed the arrival of the humanitaria ...