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Iraq Says It Foiled Dangerous Plot by IS

Iraq Says It Foiled Dangerous Plot by IS

BAS News - 2019-05-05 00:52
ERBIL - Iraqi officials from the Ministry of Interior said on Saturday that they had foiled a dangerous plot by the Islamic State (IS) insurgents who were attempting to infiltrate into Iraq from neighboring Syria. Iraqi media reports said that the securi ...
Iraq Says It Foiled Dangerous Plot by IS - BAS News

Germany to Resume Military Trainings in Iraq: Ministry

BAS News - 2019-05-17 20:15
ERBIL - German Ministry of Defense said on Friday that it has decided to resume its military trainings in Iraq, pointing out that the threat level has lessened now. The ministry explained that the decision came after a joint re-assessment by the coalitio ...

Hawija: Bodies of Hundreds of People Killed by IS Yet to be Recovered

BAS News - 2019-05-11 22:41
ERBIL - Bodies of hundreds of people who were killed by the Islamic State (IS) in Hawija (some 55 kilometers southwest Kirkuk) in the past few years are yet to be recovered due to restrictions by the Iraqi forces. The extremists killed 7,000 to 8,000 peo ...

The Institute helping Iraq’s children overcome war – part 1

The Global Coalition - 2019-05-07 16:25
The Iraqi Institute for Development has been educating Iraq’s youth since 2003. Its work is tailored to help young Iraqis through political changes. Article The Institute helping Iraq’s children overcome war – part 1 Appeared first on The Global Coalitio ...

Russia says it won't ground Sukhoi plane despite fatal crash-landing

Yahoo - 2019-05-06 13:06

Turkey says it will not bow to U.S. sanctions over S-400 deal

Gulan Media - 2019-05-05 22:31

Sudan's military council says it will present vision for country's transition on Monday

Yahoo - 2019-05-05 19:17

UN says it's accessed key wheat silos in Yemen's Hodeida

Yahoo - 2019-05-05 11:32

Tajikistan Repatriates 84 IS Children from Iraq

BAS News - 2019-05-02 13:07
ERBIL — The Tajik government has repatriated 84 children whose mothers are imprisoned in Iraq for belonging to the Islamic State (IS). After their arrival on April 30, local authorities planned a medical checkup for the children before being given to the ...

Dangerous IS Insurgent Captured in Mosul

BAS News - 2019-05-01 22:04
ERBIL - A dangerous member of the Islamic State (IS) has been captured in the Iraqi city of Mosul who was reportedly behind the killing scores of people in Iraq. Alghad Press quoted a statement by the Military Intelligence Forces as explaining that the i ...

Iraq says Islamic State remains threat

Kurdiu - 2019-04-30 18:26

UPDATE 2-Turkey's cenbank says it can tighten policy if needed, plays down reserve concerns - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-04-30 12:34

Dust Storm in Iraq's Karbala: Death Toll Rises

BAS News - 2019-04-30 01:05
ERBIL - The death toll for the victims of a fierce dust storm in central Iraq has risen to five which scores more were also wounded, said the Ministry of Health in a statement on Monday evening. Earlier the day, Iraqi media reports said that two people w ...

IS Leader Baghdadi Attempts to Enter Iraq

BAS News - 2019-04-27 22:27
ERBIL - Top Islamic State (IS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has attempted to enter Iraq from neighboring Syria in the past few weeks, but he has so far failed to do so due to strict security measures at the border areas, said Iraqi intelligence officer on ...

Man Suspected of Rigging IDs for IS Members Arrested in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-04-27 14:41
ERBIL — Iraqi security forces announced on Friday that they had arrested a man who is suspected of forging documents and ID cards for members of the Islamic State (IS). Iraq’s Interior Ministry said the man had provided fake IDs and citizenship declarati ...

Officials in Iraq’s Nineveh province stole $60 million: commission

E-Kurd - 2019-04-23 14:03
MOSUL,— The Iraqi Commission of Integrity has revealed that nearly $60 million of public money was stolen by officials in Nineveh province who were close to former governor Nawfal Hammadi al-Sultan. The Commission said in a statement on Monday that offic ...

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 ...

Syria Kurds return 25 Yazidis freed from Islamic State to Iraq

E-Kurd - 2019-04-13 19:23
QAZLAJOKH, Syrian Kurdistan,— Syrian Kurds on Saturday repatriated 25 women and children from Iraq’s Yazidi minority after freeing them during the final push against the Islamic State group, a local official said. The US-backed Kurdish fighters say they ...

Three IS Leaders Captured in Nineveh

BAS News - 2019-04-07 23:37
ERBIL - The Iraqi forces managed to capture three Islamic State (IS) leaders in the province of Nineveh on Sunday. The trio was arrested by a security force in Nineveh while attempting to infiltrate into the town of Qayara, southern Nineveh, from the al- ...

Iraq receives six F-16 fighter jets from U.S.: ministry

E-Kurd - 2019-04-07 21:26
BAGHDAD,— Iraq has received a new batch of F-16 fighter jets from the U.S., the Defense Ministry said on Saturday. Iraqi Ministry of Defense said in a brief statement on Twitter that six F-16 jets landed in Balad Airbase, northern Baghdad. The arrival of ...

Iran Ready to Expand Economic Ties with Iraq: Rouhani

BAS News - 2019-04-06 20:54
ERBIL - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday that Tehran is ready to expand its gas and electricity deals with neighboring Iraq, state media reported. Rouhani met with Iraqi PM Adil Abdul-Mahdi who is in Iran for a two-day trip. "The plans t ...