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World Bank to lend $200M to Iraq for Electricity Improvement

World Bank to lend $200M to Iraq for Electricity Improvement

BAS News - 2019-07-08 01:29
ERBIL - The World Bank will lend a total of $200 million to Iraq in order for the country to upgrade its electricity grid, the Iraqi Ministry of Finance said in a statement on Sunday. According to the agreement, which was signed by Finance Minister Fuad ...
World Bank to lend $200M to Iraq for Electricity Improvement - BAS News

Turkey says it 'neutralized' 34 PKK militants in air strikes on July 17-19

Reuters - 2019-07-27 16:49
Turkey's Defense Ministry said on Saturday it had "neutralized" 34 Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants in northern Iraq in air strikes on July 17-19. ...

The Reconciliation Committee in Raqqa holds its periodic meeting for all its committees

SDF Press - 2019-07-24 23:07
Raqqa -The reconciliation committee held a meeting for all its committees in Raqqa and its countryside on Wednesday to read and discuss the monthly reports of the problems that have been solved for citizens. The meeting, which was attended by all the memb ...

The Academy of Rojda Manbaj graduated 29 fighters

SDF Press - 2019-07-23 21:49
Ain- Issa – The Academy of Martyr Rojda Manbaj ended on Tuesday a new course for fighters of the Women’s Protection Units YPJ, including 29 fighters, and carried the name of the Martyr “Helen Judy.” The ceremony, which was attended by leaders of the Women ...

Iraq to weather US-Iran tension with European help: EU official

Rûdaw - 2019-07-14 19:37
EU offers support to Iraq through current regional tensions ...

Security Council, after First Ever Visit to Iraq, Says Economic Reform Vital for Post-Conflict Recovery, Warning Fight Against Terrorism ‘Not Over’ - Iraq | ReliefWeb

Reliefweb - 2019-07-14 14:04

Canada to Lead NATO Mission Iraq for Another Year - Lawfare

Lawfareblog - 2019-07-12 06:07

Library burned down by ISIS to open again

ANF - 2019-07-10 15:31
The city library in Raqqa burned down and looted by ISIS during their occupation has been repaired and ready to open again. 7.000 books have been donated to date for the library’s collection. ...

Iran Defense Minister tells UK to wait for response over oil tanker seizure

Rûdaw - 2019-07-08 11:54
“Certainly, this kind of piracy at sea ... would not be without a response ...

Germany Deutsche Bank to cut 18,000 jobs by 2022

ANF - 2019-07-08 08:37
Germany Deutsche Bank says it will cut 18,000 jobs by 2022. ...

Amed to march for peace on 8 July

ANF - 2019-07-05 10:32
The HDP Youth Assembly called on people to join the march organised in Amed with the slogan: "No to War, Yes to a solution through Democratic Politics". ...

New border crossing could connect Turkey directly to Iraq’s Mosul

Rûdaw - 2019-07-03 14:50
"Turkey wants to open up to the south [of Iraq] ...

Iraq Receives 100 IS Detainees from Syria

BAS News - 2019-07-02 20:29
ERBIL - Syria has handed 100 Islamic State (IS) detainees, including senior leaders, to Iraq as part of a previous agreement between the two neighboring countries, an Iraqi mayor revealed on Tuesday. According to the agreement, Iraq is expected to a tota ...

KNK condemned Turkish aggression of South Kurdistan

ANF - 2019-07-02 12:07
KNK asked the international community and defenders of human rights worldwide to call for an end to the Turkish aggression in southern Kurdistan, northern Iraq. ...

PKK says Iraqi Kurdistan gov’t statement will pave way for legitimizing Turkish attacks

E-Kurd - 2019-07-01 17:36
QANDIL MOUNTAINS,— The political wing of Kurdistan Workers’ Party PKK, the Kurdistan Communities Union KCK, said in a statement on Sunday that Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) response to last week’s deadly Turkish airstrikes would pave the wa ...

Iraq calls on Turkey to halt strikes in Kurdistan, KRG blames PKK

E-Kurd - 2019-06-30 12:20
BAGHDAD,— The Iraqi Foreign Ministry has called on the Turkish government to halt airstrikes on targets in the Kurdistan region. The Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ released a statement on Saturday that specifically mentioned a Turkish airstrike on Ku ...

Iraq Foreign Ministry issued statement on Kortek

ANF - 2019-06-30 10:30
Iraq has issued a statement on Turkey’s airstrikes in Kortek. The strike killed three civilians and wounded five. ...

Iraq Increased Oil Exports in May: Ministry

BAS News - 2019-06-25 20:03
ERBIL - Iraq was able to increase its oil exports in May, the Ministry of Oil said in a statement on Tuesday, explaining that it exported over 110 million barrels of crude oil last month. "Iraq’s total exports of crude oil in May reached about 110,737,29 ...

Japan continues to support Iraq in 2019

The Global Coalition - 2019-06-19 12:34
Article Japan continues to support Iraq in 2019 Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

Aid continues to help Iraq in 2019

The Global Coalition - 2019-06-17 19:12
Article Aid continues to help Iraq in 2019 Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

Germany continues to support Iraq in 2019

The Global Coalition - 2019-06-14 17:10
Article Germany continues to support Iraq in 2019 Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...