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In contradiction to Pentagon chief, American troops leaving Syria are told they cannot stay in Iraq | The Japan Times

Japantimes - 2019-11-21 15:52

Iraq’s Commission of Integrity issues arrest warrants for several officials in Kirkuk

E-Kurd - 2019-11-21 14:23
BAGHDAD,— Iraq’s Commission of Integrity said on Wednesday it had issued arrest warrants for several officials, including Kirkuk’s deputy governor for technical affairs. The Commission said in a statement that it had also issued arrest warrants for Kirku ...

Masrour Barzani claims corruption reduced a ‘great deal’ in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-11-21 14:23
DUHOK, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has managed to reduce corruption significantly in the Kurdish region, Prime Minister Masrour Barzani claimed on Wednesday. Speaking at the American University of Kurdistan in Duh ...

Mesrûr Barzanî: Xelk hêjayî jîyaneke baştir in

Rûpela Nû - 2019-11-21 11:06
Mesrûr Barzanî: Xelk hêjayî jîyaneke baştir inSerokwezîrê Hikûmeta Herêma Kurdistanê, piştevanî li daxwazên rewa yên xwepêşanderên Iraqê kir û dibêje xelkê Iraqê hêjayî jîyan û şêwazekî baştir ê rêveberîyê ne. ...

Iraq crude production, exports continue despite raging protests: report

Kurdistan24 - 2019-11-21 06:33
Workers are seen at the Zubair oilfield in Basra, Iraq on May 9, 2018. (Photo: Reuters/Essam al-Sudani) ...

US troops 'cannot stay in Iraq' after leaving Syria, military says | Daily Mail Online

Dailymail - 2019-11-21 03:41

How Daesh used culture to fund its terrorism

The Global Coalition - 2019-11-21 00:27
An important source of Daesh’s funding came from the looting and illicit sale of cultural artefacts in Syria and Iraq. It is estimated that the terrorists made nearly $100 million a year from these transactions. More recently, after repeated defeats, Dae ...

Iraq: 2,400 Protesters Released So Far

BAS News - 2019-11-20 22:29
ERBIL - Iraq has so far released 2,400 protesters who had been detained since the beginning of the demonstrations in early October. The Supreme Judicial Council of Iraq said in a statement that it had released 2,400 protesters until Wednesday as there we ...

Iraqi Protesters Block Border Crossing with Kuwait

BAS News - 2019-11-20 19:54
ERBIL - Iraqi protesters on Wednesday night blocked Safwan border crossing in the southern province of Basra. The angry protesters set fire in front of the border crossing between Iraq and Kuwait, as a result of which the border gate was closed. Safwan, ...

Abadi Urges Iran Not to Intervene in Iraqi Politics

BAS News - 2019-11-20 18:25
ERBIL - Former Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi has urged Iran not to intervene in Iraq’s political affairs. The Iraqi leader made the comments during an interview with Al-Arabiya TV channel, in which he called on Tehran to take legal actions against those who i ...

More Protests in Iraq Despite Fresh Promises of Reform | Asharq AL-awsat

Aawsat - 2019-11-20 17:01

YBŞ: Turkish attack injured 5 of our fighters on Tuesday

ANF - 2019-11-20 14:46
YBŞ said that Turkey attacked Shengal taking advantage of the conflict in Iraq. ...

No Foreign Agendas Can Tackle Crisis in Iraq: Kurdistan Interior Minister

BAS News - 2019-11-20 10:34
ERBIL — Iraq should draw up and follow an “Iraqi” agenda to overcome the ongoing crisis as no foreign agendas could succeed in this respect, said Rebar Ahmad, Kurdistan Region’s Interior Minister. “Any faction following a foreign agenda, the problems wil ...

Documents show Iran’s strong influence in Iraq

Kurdistan24 - 2019-11-20 09:17

Iraqi Official Warns of IS Plot to Release Prisoners in Iraq and Syria

BAS News - 2019-11-19 23:05
ERBIL - Director of Iraqi Military Intelligence Major General Saad al-Alaq has warned of a plot by the Islamic State (IS) leaders to release the group's prisoners held in Iraq and Syria. Speaking to CNN, Alaq pointed out that a number of IS senior leader ...

Iraq: Allawi's Al-Wataniya Refuses to Sign Reform Package

BAS News - 2019-11-19 16:49
ERBIL - Al-Wataniya Coalition, led by Ayad Allawi, has refused to sign the reform package offered by Prime Minister Adil Abdul Mahdi in efforts to resolve the current evolving situation in the country. The alliance said in a statement that they are consi ...

Iraq’s Unrest Impedes Exhumation of Yezidi Mass Graves

BAS News - 2019-11-19 14:56
ERBIL — The ongoing violent protests in Baghdad and across the southern provinces of Iraq have impeded the process of unearthing and documenting the Yezidi mass graves in and around Sinjar, an official said. Kurdish and Iraqi forces have so far discovere ...

Protesters Block Iraq’s Second Major Port

BAS News - 2019-11-19 14:56
ERBIL — Iraqi protesters on Tuesday blocked the entrance to Khor al-Zubair commodities port in the southern province of Basra, officials confirmed. “Unloading operations of commodities and goods which need to be transported by trucks have been completely ...

Poisoned cakes from Turkey? A video causes panic in Iraqi Kurdistan and all around the world

E-Kurd - 2019-11-19 14:03
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— People all over the world have been sharing a video that supposedly shows poisonous tablets hidden inside mini snack cakes manufactured in Turkey. The FRANCE 24 Observers examined this video, which has been circula ...

Nineveh Council Approves Governor’s Resignation: Member

BAS News - 2019-11-19 12:51
ERBIL — The Provincial Governor of Nineveh in Iraq on Tuesday approved Governor Mansour Marid’s resignation. Ghzwan Dawoodi, a member of the council confirmed the report to BasNews and said that the first governor deputy was appointed as the acting gover ...

Russia takes back 32 children of ISIS members in Iraq

ANF - 2019-11-19 11:49
Many ISIS members with Russian citizenship are imprisoned in Iraqi prisons. The Kremlin has announced the return of 32 children of the prisoners. ...

ISIS Is Planning Mass Prison Breaks In Syria and Iraq, Says Head Of Iraqi Military Intelligence

Newsweek - 2019-11-18 17:50

A priest is killed as ISIS revives in Syria, and deadly protests continue in Iraq | America Magazine

Americamagazine - 2019-11-18 17:21

Iran Intel leak: 700 documents show how Iran outplayed the US in Iraq - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-11-18 13:33

[WATCH]: Three Lawyers Kidnapped Amid Unrest in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-11-18 09:38
ERBIL — At least three Iraqi lawyers have been kidnapped in Baghdad and Missan during the past few weeks amid protests in the country, head of Lawyers Syndicate said. Ziad Saadi warned in an official statement against ongoing threats to the lawyers acros ...

Di yek demê de li 17 welatên cîhanê xwepêşandan tên kirin

Rûpela Nû - 2019-11-18 09:12
Di yek demê de li 17 welatên cîhanê xwepêşandan tên kirinLi 17 welatên cîhanê xwepêşandan tên sazkirin. Xwepêşandanên Iraq, Îran, Bolîvîya, Venzuella, Hong Kongê, xwepêşandanên herî zêde aloz in. ...

Peshmerga not Involved in Security Crackdown against Iraqi Protesters: KDP

BAS News - 2019-11-18 08:51
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s Peshmerga forces have no role in the security crackdown against the ongoing protests in Baghdad and several other southern provinces of Iraq, said Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP). Since early October, thousands of Iraqis have ...

Washington silent as US-crafted regime under fire in Iraq | The Times of Israel

Timesofisrael - 2019-11-18 08:50

Iran’s Dangerous Game in Iraq Could Lead to Deep Quagmire - Modern Diplomacy

Moderndiplomacy - 2019-11-17 23:04

Masrour Barzani rejects allegation of $47 million property purchase in U.S.

E-Kurd - 2019-11-17 20:35
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The office of Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government Prime Minister Masrour Barzani has rejected allegations that a limited liability corporation with purported ties to the Barzani family purchased two mansions in Bev ...

President Barzani Meets Iraqi Leaders in Baghdad

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2019-11-17 19:30
Baghdad, Iraq, 13 November 2019 President of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani arrived in Baghdad for a series of meetings with Iraqi leaders. President Barzani met with Iraq’s President Barham Salih, Iraq’s Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi and the S ...

Political crisis in Iraq deepens

ANF - 2019-11-17 16:17
While the protests in Iraq continue, the Shia cleric Muqtada as-Sadr has called for a general strike today. ...

Iraq: Government Offices Go on Strike to Support Protesters’ Demands

BAS News - 2019-11-17 09:46
ERBIL — Government offices in several southern provinces of Iraq went on strike on Sunday to support the weeks-long protests in the country calling for fundamental reforms. It comes after powerful Shia cleric, Muqtada al-Sadr, who also leads the Sairoon ...

Iran-Iraq Southern Borders Closed as Protests Continue on Both Sides

BAS News - 2019-11-16 19:54
ERBIL — Iraq reportedly closed two border crossings in south of the country at the request of neighboring Iran to block travelers from both countries. The closure of the border crossings comes amid violent anti-government protests in both Iraq and Iran. ...

Beşar Esed: Rewşa bakurê Sûrîyê ne wek ya bakurê Iraqê ye

Rûpela Nû - 2019-11-16 17:18
Beşar Esed: Rewşa bakurê Sûrîyê ne wek ya bakurê Iraqê yeSerokê Sûriyê Beşar Esed radigihîne, ji bêhtirî 70 ji sedî ji bakurê Sûrîyê bakurê rojhilatê Sûrîyê xelkê wê Ereb in. Ne wek dewlet û ne wek gel, ne îro û ne sibe pêşnîyaza cudaxwazîyê qebûl nakin. ...

Iraq Protests: 700 Protesters Disabled So Far

BAS News - 2019-11-16 15:33
ERBIL - At least 700 Iraqi protesters have so far been disabled after they were injured during clashes with the security forces since early October. Citing medical sources, Al-Arabiya Al-Jadeed revealed in a report that over 16,000 people have been wound ...

Soleimani in Iraq - Modern Diplomacy

Moderndiplomacy - 2019-11-16 07:56

Iraqi Kurdistan parliament to write constitution in current term: Hawrami

E-Kurd - 2019-11-16 07:07
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— A constitution for Iraq’s Kurdistan region will be written during the current term of the Kurdistan Parliament, Deputy Speaker Hemin Hawrami said on Thursday. After 28 years of governing and nine cabinets, Iraqi Ku ...

Global Coalition to Defeat Daesh – November 14 Ministerial meeting

The Global Coalition - 2019-11-15 20:04
We, Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Global Coalition to Defeat Daesh Small Group, affirm our common willingness and continued resolve to address a new phase in this fight by pursuing our joint effort against Daesh/ISIS in Iraq and Syria. Article Glob ...

PM Abdul Mahdi Warns Against Increasing Violence in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-11-15 14:47
ERBIL — Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul Mahdi warned against increasing acts of violence in his country after a senior government official was kidnapped in Baghdad. On Thursday, a group of unidentified armed men abducted Major General Yasir Abdul Jabbar ...

Is structural political change possible in Iraq?

Uwidata - 2019-11-15 09:41

Peter W. Galbraith, JFK Advisory council member, in The Commons, slams foreign-policy ‘betrayal’

Justice for Kurds - 2019-11-15 06:19
Former ambassador discusses the short- and long-term consequences of a recent abrupt U.S. policy change in Syria BRATTLEBORO—Former Ambassador Peter Galbraith has had a longstanding and close relationship with the Kurdish people in Syria and Iraq. So when ...

Mike Pompeo: Anti-ISIS coalition shifts focus to Africa's Sahel region

Washington Times - 2019-11-15 06:09
The global coalition to defeat Islamic State is focusing new attention on a region in North and West Africa as the terror group's "caliphate" has been mostly abolished in Syria and Iraq, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday. "West Africa and the ...

Finland Reopens Embassy in Baghdad After Three Decades

BAS News - 2019-11-14 23:21
ERBIL - Finland said on Thursday that it has decided to reopen its embassy in Baghdad after nearly three decades, reportedly to re-establish its bilateral ties with Iraq. Speaking to the Baghdad Post, Finnish Ambassador Vesa Hakkinen explained that his c ...

Kurdish parties to present a single list at next Iraqi elections

ANF - 2019-11-14 19:39
Abdurehman Mistefa, co-chairn of the Kurdistan alliances list, said that Kurdish parties would contest the forthcoming elections in Iraq with a single list. ...

Rouhani Accuses US of Turning Protests in Iraq and Lebanon

BAS News - 2019-11-14 16:34
ERBIL - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has accused the United States of altering the course of protests in Iraq and Lebanon. According to Iranian media reports, Rouhani said that "some plan to turn the demonstration in Lebanon into a civil war," as cit ...

Iraq Protests Thursday’s Death Toll: Two Killed, 35 Injured

BAS News - 2019-11-14 14:30
ERBIL — At least two Iraqi protesters were killed in Baghdad on Thursday after they clashed with the security forces, 35 others were injured. According to media reports, security forces used tear gas and live ammunition to disperse the protesters. More t ...

Now Is the Time to Act: UN Envoy Calls for Reforms in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-11-14 11:49
ERBIL — United Nations envoy to Iraq has urged country’s authorities to step up efforts to enact reforms and meet demands of protesters who are on the streets for over a month. “The Iraqi people have paid an unthinkable price to get their voices heard”, ...

[VIDEO]: Interior Ministry Official Kidnapped in Baghdad

BAS News - 2019-11-14 10:04
ERBIL — A group of unidentified armed men kidnapped a senior official of Iraq’s Interior Ministry in broad daylight in central Baghdad. CCTV footages show several vehicles stopping the personal car of Major General Yasir Abdul Jabbar in Jadiriyah distric ...

AUK students held Halloween party on October 31st

The American University of Kurdistan - 2019-11-14 02:05
Duhok, Kurdistan Region of Iraq –October 31st, 2019 – The American University of Kurdistan’s Student Government in partnership with the United States Department of State’s Micro Scholarship Program held its annual Halloween Party. The students spent weeks ...

Kurdistan President Reiterates Support for Stability in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-11-13 19:29
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani has reiterated his support for stability in Iraq, as protests against the government have been on going since early October. Barzani, who arrived in Baghdad on Wednesday morning, made the remarks durin ...

Iraq, il tenente curdo: "In auto davanti a militari italiani, poi il botto"

Adnkronos - 2019-11-13 12:12

UN Envoy to Attend Iraqi Parliament Session on Reform

BAS News - 2019-11-13 10:40
ERBIL — Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Iraq, Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, will attend a parliament session on Wednesday dedicated to reforms in Iraq. The legislature will be discussing multiple bills proposed as part of the attempt ...

UN mission in Iraq proposes roadmap for ending upheaval | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-11-13 06:41

Che cosa è successo a 5 militari italiani in Iraq - Startmag

Startmag - 2019-11-13 03:03

Iraq Provincial Election Postponed

BAS News - 2019-11-12 18:37
ERBIL - Iraqi Council of Ministers decided on Tuesday to postpone the provincial elections, as the evolving situation in the country is yet to be addressed. The elections had been scheduled for the 1st of April, 2020, with the Kurdistan Region expressing ...

Baghdad-appointed Governor of Kirkuk Issued Arrest Warrant

BAS News - 2019-11-12 13:31
ERBIL — Iraq’s Integrity Commission issued an arrest warrant for Rakan al-Jabouri, the Baghdad-appointed governor of the Kurdish disputed province of Kirkuk, the commission said on Tuesday. The warrant is issued based on Jabouri’s involvement in corrupti ...

IDPs in Kurdistan Region Can Vote in Iraq’s Provincial Election: Federal Court

BAS News - 2019-11-12 11:02
ERBIL — Iraqi Federal Court issued a ruling on Tuesday to allow the displaced people from the disputed Kurdish areas to cast their votes in the upcoming provincial elections. Kurdistan Region Parliament previously appealed to the Federal Court of Iraq to ...

Iraqi Teachers to Stage Nationwide Demonstration This Week

BAS News - 2019-11-12 11:02
ERBIL — Iraq’s Syndicate of Teachers called on educators across the country to join a nationwide demonstration on Wednesday. In a statement today, the syndicate said the teachers will take to the streets to demand their rights. The demonstration is expec ...

Militari italiani: l'ultimo attentato subito in Somalia. In Iraq ce ne sono 1100

Blitzquotidiano - 2019-11-12 03:03

Iraq, attentato ai soldati italiani: feriti in cinque - Giornale di brescia

Giornaledibrescia - 2019-11-12 03:03

Militari feriti in Iraq, Piana: “vicinanza e gratitudine dell’Assemblea legislativa ligure” | AlbengaCorsara News

Albengacorsara - 2019-11-12 03:03

L'ISIS ha rivendicato l'attacco contro i 5 militari italiani in Iraq - Il Post

Ilpost - 2019-11-12 01:55

Di protestoyên li Iraqê da 319 xwepêşandêr mirine

Bianet - 2019-11-12 00:01
Li Iraqê di xwepêşandanên ku ji mehekê zêdetir in li dijî hikûmetê dewam dikin da 319 xwepêşandêr mirine, 15 hezar xwepêşandêr jî birîndar bûne. ...

Sadr Concerned Over US' Call for Early Elections in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-11-11 22:30
ERBIL - Iraqi powerful Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr has expressed strong concerns over the US' call for early elections in Iraq in hopes of addressing the current evolving situation in the country. The US on Sunday urged Iraq to hold early elections and p ...

Quattro giovani musicisti iracheni in concerto con i Kabila per l'Iraq e il Kurdistan

Arezzonotizie - 2019-11-11 22:17

Lieutenant General Sir Graeme Lamb, JFK Advisory Council member, on why America’s decision to abandon the Kurds is shameful

Justice for Kurds - 2019-11-11 20:30
US has left many allies bewildered and stranded – they deserve better Lieutenant General Sir Graeme Lamb is the former Director of UK Special Forces and the ex-Deputy Commander of US-led forces in Iraq. Here, he explains why he believes America’s decision ...

Sistani Calls for "Serious Reforms" in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-11-11 19:07
ERBIL - Iraq's top Shia cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani has called for "serious reforms" in Iraq, reiterating his support to the United Nations' proposal for "one consolidated electoral framework," as protests against the government have intensifie ...

Why are Iraqi Kurds not taking part in protests? | Iraq News | Al Jazeera

Aljazeera - 2019-11-11 17:23

Iraqi Security Forces Kill 14 IS Jihadists near Mosul: State Media

BAS News - 2019-11-11 15:35
ERBIL — Iraqi security forces carried out an operation against the Islamic State (IS) near Mosul, north of Iraq, during which they killed at least 14 jihadists. According Iraq’s state-owned news agency, the operation was conducted in the remote areas sou ...

Erbil and Baghdad to Resume Budget Talks: Envoy

BAS News - 2019-11-11 12:48
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and federal government of Iraq will resume negotiations on the 2020’s budget bill in the coming days, said KRG envoy to Baghdad. Faris Issa told BasNews that delegations from both Erbil and Baghdad are read ...

Apostolic Nuncio to Iraq meets Masoud Barzani, says Peshmerga ‘saved humanity’ in ISIS defeat

Kurdistan24 - 2019-11-11 12:27

US Calls on Iraq to Hold Early Elections

BAS News - 2019-11-11 10:15
ERBIL — The United States on Sunday urged Iraq to hold an early election and halt violence against protesters in the country. The White House made the call in an official statement that expressed “serious” concern over violent measures by Baghdad to end ...

Three Protesters Killed in Southern Iraq: Source

BAS News - 2019-11-11 10:15
ERBIL — At least three protesters were shot dead by the Iraqi security forces in the southern city of Nassiriya on Sunday, medical sources confirmed to Reuters. According to the sources, the Iraqi security forces used live ammunition to disperse a large ...

Five Italian special forces personnel injured in IED explosion in northern Iraq

The Defense Post - 2019-11-11 09:44
Five Italian special forces personnel were wounded when they were struck by an IED while supporting Kurdish Peshmerga in northern Iraq The post Five Italian special forces personnel injured in IED explosion in northern Iraq appeared first on The Defense ...

UN proposes road map for Iraq, US call for new elections

ANF - 2019-11-11 09:34
At least 319 protesters have been killed by security forces in Iraq since the economically driven protests and unrest began last month, according to the latest figures. ...

Post-traumatic stress disorder and depression among Syrian refugees residing in the Kurdistan region of Iraq - Iraq | ReliefWeb

Reliefweb - 2019-11-11 09:04

Cinque incursori delle forze speciali italiane feriti in Iraq – Analisi Difesa

Analisidifesa - 2019-11-11 03:02

Attentato in Iraq, quanti sono e cosa fanno i militari italiani impegnati nella missione Prima Parthica - Il Fatto Quotidiano

Ilfattoquotidiano - 2019-11-11 03:02

UN Warns against "Highjacking" Peaceful Protests in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-11-10 23:31
BAGHDAD, (UNAMI) - Over the past weeks, demonstrations erupted in Baghdad and other governorates in Iraq. Protester demands cover a wide spectrum of issues, including economic growth and employment, reliable public services, prudent and impartial governa ...

Iraqi Military, Coalition Conduct Anti-IS Operation in Makhmour

BAS News - 2019-11-10 22:13
ERBIL - Iraqi military conducted a joint operation with the US-led coalition warplanes against the remnants of the Islamic State (IS) in the disputed town of Makhmour on Sunday. According to a statement by Iraq's Security Media Cell, a total of 14 airstr ...

Internet Access Cut Off in Part of Iraq Again

BAS News - 2019-11-10 20:31
ERBIL - Iraqi authorities on Sunday cut off access to internet once again in the capital Baghdad and other provinces as protests are ongoing against the government. After several days, internet access had been normalized for a few hours on Sunday morning ...

Iraq Protests Death Toll Reaches 319

BAS News - 2019-11-10 19:10
ERBIL - The death toll from the protests in Iraq has risen to 319, as demonstrations in the capital Baghdad and other southern cities have been ongoing since early October. The Iraqi Parliamentary Human Rights Committee confirmed in a statement in Sunday ...

Barzani Receives Holy See Envoy to Discuss Latest Developments in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-11-10 13:25
ERBIL — Kurdish prominent leader Masoud Barzani on Sunday received Alberto Ortega Martín, the apostolic nuncio to Iraq and his accompanying delegation in Erbil. The Holy See representative thanked Barzani for his leadership and the Peshmerga forces for t ...

Kuwait Withdrawing Consulate Staff from Basra as Protests Rage

BAS News - 2019-11-10 10:13
ERBIL — The Kuwaiti Consulate in Iraq’s southern city of Basra said it was withdrawing its staff from the city as the security situation continues to deteriorate while violent protests are ongoing. Previously in October, the Kuwaiti Embassy in Baghdad ur ...

Seven more dead in Iraq as parties close ranks aroun PM

ANF - 2019-11-10 10:12
A month-long protest in Iraq has left at least 300 dead and 12,000 wounded, but parties closed ranks around battered PM Mahdi. ...

Iraq Protests: Over 300 People Killed So Far

BAS News - 2019-11-09 21:46
ERBIL - Iraq's High Commission for Human Rights revealed on Saturday that over 300 people have so far been killed since the beginning of the protests against the government in October. According to a statement by the commission, more than 15,000 individu ...

Rockets fired on Iraq base with US troops, no one injured, Pentagon says

FOX News - 2019-11-09 17:59
An air base in northern Iraq that houses U.S. troops was targeted Friday evening with a barrage of rockets, security officials said, as violence continues to mount in parts of the country amid fights with Islamic State militants and angry anti-government ...

Iraq Says Rocket Launchpad Destroyed after Friday’s Fire at Qayyara Base

BAS News - 2019-11-09 13:52
ERBIL — Iraqi security forces discovered and destroyed a rocket launchpad from where multiple Katyusha rockets were fired at Qayyara military base in Nineveh province, said commander of joint operations command, Nawman Zubai’ee. Late on Friday, the secur ...

Anti-government protests in Iraq continue

ANF - 2019-11-09 13:21
People continued to take to the streets in southern Iraq against the government. At least 23 people lost their lives during the demonstrations this week. ...

Kurdistan hosts regional football tournament amid unrest in Iraq

Kurdistan24 - 2019-11-09 10:14

The UNDP Project providing job opportunities in Mosul

The Global Coalition - 2019-11-09 00:26
Arkan wakes up each day at 6, then heads out to rebuild his city. Mosul, Iraq was left devastated by Daesh. But thanks to the dedication of Maslawis like Arkan, and Coalition partners UNDP, the city is being restored brick by brick Article The UNDP Proje ...

FIFA tells Iraq to find ‘neutral venue’ for World Cup qualifiers amid protests

Kurdistan24 - 2019-11-08 18:38
Iraqi protesters gather at Tahrir Square during ongoing anti-government demonstrations in the capital Baghdad on Oct. 31, 2019. (Photo: AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye) ...

PM Barzani’s Message on Mawlid Eid

BAS News - 2019-11-08 14:45
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Masrour Barzani sent a message to wish Muslims in Kurdistan, Iraq, and around the world a happy Mawlid Eid. “On the birth date of Prophet Muhammed (peace be upon him), I extend warmest congratulations to the Muslim ...

Turkey intensifies operations in Kurdistan, northern Iraq

Kurdistan24 - 2019-11-08 06:40

Iran's Hegemony Impedes Reforms in Iraq: Allawi

BAS News - 2019-11-07 23:18
ERBIL - Ayad Allawi, head of the Iraqi National Alliance, and a former premier, argued on Thursday that Iran's hegemony has impeded Baghdad’s efforts for reforms. Allawi said during an interview with Sky News that he had warned Prime Minister Adil Abdul ...

Briton who fought Isis alongside PKK in Iraq jailed for four years | UK news | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-11-07 20:12

Lawyers in Kurdistan Region Urge Iraq to Halt Efforts to Amend Constitution

BAS News - 2019-11-07 19:35
ERBIL - A number of lawyers in the Kurdistan Region have called on Iraq to halt the efforts to amend the country's Constitution, arguing that the steps are not "constitutional." Iraqi Parliament earlier the month formed a committee to amend the Constitut ...

Iraq an essential friend to U.S.

Washington Times - 2019-11-07 15:39
Two stories have largely dominated the news from the Middle East the last couple of weeks. The first was the Turkish invasion of northern Syria and the second has been high profile public protests in Iraq. In what we in the West know to be a rarity, ther ...

Iraq's Protesters Step Up Their Tactics As the Government in Baghdad Scrambles to Respond

Foreignpolicy - 2019-11-07 12:14

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