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Germany Donates $1.14 Million to to Advance Criminal Investigations and Local Police Service in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-04-22 15:02
BAGHDAD (UNDP)— The Government of Germany will contribute an additional USD 1.14 million to advance criminal investigations and local policing, that are identified key priorities within the Government of Iraqi's on-going Security Sector Reform Programme. ...

Twenty-one candidates vying for Iraqi Nineveh Governorship, more expected to join race: Official

Gulan Media - 2019-04-22 14:50

Iraq Might Postpone Provincial Election to 2020: MP

BAS News - 2019-04-22 14:26
ERBIL — The Iraqi government would possibly delay the provincial elections in the country as the ground is not yet prepared, said a Kurdish lawmaker. Earlier this year, the Iraqi government said they have set the provincial elections for 16th November, 2 ...

Child marriage widely tolerated in Iraqi Kurdistan IDP camps

E-Kurd - 2019-04-22 14:23
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Aymen was in a barbershop the day he fell in love. “One day, she came near the barbershop in the camp. I saw her there,” he recalls of the moment he first saw Ahlam in a Duhok camp for internally displaced persons ...

Cracks Appear Within New Generation Movement

BAS News - 2019-04-22 12:44
ERBIL — The New Generation Movement is apparently facing challenges to survive as crack among top officials alarm a new phase in the short lifetime of the group. New Generation’s High Council and party’s faction at the Iraqi parliament released a stateme ...

Twenty-one candidates vying for Iraqi Nineveh Governorship, more expected to join race: Official

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-22 12:00

Senior ISIS leader in Diyala killed: Iraqi CT service

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-22 09:10

Iraqi court sentences four to death for joining Islamic State

E-Kurd - 2019-04-21 20:59
BAGHDAD,— An Iraqi court has sentenced four people to death by hanging for belonging to the Islamic State militant group and committing terrorist crimes in Iraq and Syria, a judiciary statement said on Sunday. The four men, wanted by Iraqi authorities, w ...

Erbil Security Refutes Arrest of Former Nineveh Governor

BAS News - 2019-04-21 20:04
ERBIL - Directorate of Erbil Security Affairs has refuted the reports claiming that former Nineveh Governor Nawfal Hamadi was arrested in Kurdistan Region's capital Erbil. Earlier the day, Iraqi media reports claimed that Hamadi, who has been blamed for ...

Notorious IS Commander Killed in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-04-21 15:43
ERBIL — Iraqi forces on Sunday killed a notorious commander of the Islamic State (IS) in the mountainous areas of Diyala province, security sources confirmed. Media reports cited a statement by Iraq’s War Media Cell as saying that “Abu Idris”, who was am ...

Iraqi court sentences four SDF-delivered ISIS fighters to death

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-21 15:26

Ministry of Peshmerga representative to visit Baghdad, to discuss designated budget for the Peshmerga Forces

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-21 13:53
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On April 10, 2019, Lieutenant General Jabbar Yawar, Peshmerga Sec-General, shared during an interview that Adel Abdulmahdi has approved the designated Iraqi budget for the Peshmerga Forces. For that purpose, he has iss ...

Intelligence Agencies in Iraqi Kurdistan are Political Police of KDP and PUK

E-Kurd - 2019-04-21 12:17
Araz Barwari | Exclusive to In the developing countries such as Iraq where young democracies try to establish intelligence agencies that respect democracy and the rule of law, they face challenge with many issues that hinder the formation of su ...

Iraqi Man Arrested over Selling Wristwatches with Saddam’s Picture

BAS News - 2019-04-21 11:18
ERBIL — Police forces in Baghdad arrested a man who was selling wristwatches with pictures of Saddam Hussein, the former dictator of Iraq. Baghdad Police Department confirmed in a statement that the man had wristwatches in possession which were decorated ...

“We will continue war on terrorism,” says Iraqi Speaker al-Halbusi at summit

Gulan Media - 2019-04-21 03:55

Kurds in disputed Kirkuk call for united electoral list in local Iraqi elections

Gulan Media - 2019-04-21 03:55

Kurds in disputed Kirkuk call for united electoral list in local Iraqi elections

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-21 03:32

Iraqi Parliament Forms "National Peace" Committee in Tuz Khurmatu

BAS News - 2019-04-20 23:10
ERBIL - Iraqi Council of Representatives has formed a special committee to establish "national peace" among the Kurds, Arabs, and Turkmens in the disputed town of Tuz Khurmatu, an official confirmed. Talking to BasNews, Sardar Ahmed, a member of the Tuz ...

Mosul: Two Policemen Killed in Bomb Blast

BAS News - 2019-04-20 22:50
ERBIL - A couple of Iraqi policemen were killed in a bomb attack on Saturday in the province of Mosul. The incident occurred in the village of al-Houd in Qayyarah, southern Mosul, a security source explained to al-Watan Newspaper, pointing out that one o ...

Kuwait Supports a "Unified Iraq": Top Lawmaker

BAS News - 2019-04-20 22:24
ERBIL - Kuwait will back a secure and unified Iraq, Marzouq al-Ghanim, the speaker of the Kuwaiti National Assembly, said on Saturday, hours after Baghdad's appeal to neighbors to help Iraq in reconstructing the country. Earlier the day, Iraqi Parliament ...

Anbar: Four IS Insurgents Captured

BAS News - 2019-04-20 19:42
ERBIL - Iraqi security forces captured four jihadists of the Islamic State (IS) in the western province of Anbar on Saturday. The four militants were arrested during a military operation in the areas of al-Husainiat and Mueishar, in Haditha district, as ...

Four Turkish soldiers killed in clashes with Kurdish PKK: ministry

E-Kurd - 2019-04-20 16:25
ISTANBUL,— Four Turkish soldiers were killed on Friday in clashes with Kurdish fighters from from Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) near the border with Iraqi Kurdistan, Turkey’s Defence Ministry said on Saturday. Demiroren News Agency said a military base h ...

Baghdad Appeals to Neighbors to Help Reconstruct of Iraq

BAS News - 2019-04-20 15:53
ERBIL — Iraq is appealing to the neighboring countries to help the process of reconstruction of the country after years of a devastating war against terror. Iraqi Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halbousi delivered a speech at the beginning of a summit in ...

Ministry of Peshmerga meets with delegation from Iraqi Ministry of Defense

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-20 07:35
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On April 15, 2019, the Ministry of Peshmerga’s High Committee, led by Lieutenant General Jamal Mohammad (Peshmerga Chief-of-Staff) and attended by Lieutenant General Jabbar Yawar (Peshmerga Sec-General) and a number of ...

Iraqi Forces Don't Allow Kurdish Party to Open Headquarters in Diyala: Official

BAS News - 2019-04-19 22:51
ERBIL - The Iraqi forces have prevented the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) from opening a headquarter in the Qara Tapa district, northern Diyala province, an official confirmed. Talking to BasNews, Mohammed Omer, a PUK representative in the area, exp ...

Iraqi forces kill 12 'terrorists' in Kirkuk, arrest others in Anbar

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-19 21:18

Iraq: Two Dozens of IS Insurgents Killed, Captured in Separate Operations

BAS News - 2019-04-19 18:31
ERBIL - A couple of dozens of Islamic State (IS) insurgents were either killed or captured in separate military operations in north and west of the country, the Iraqi Security Media Cell said on Friday. The center explained in a statement that their forc ...

No Visa Charge for Iranian Visitors To Iraqi Kurdistan, Says Official

Radiofarda - 2019-04-19 18:23

PHOTOS: Iraqi police confiscate two trucks smuggling crude oil out of Kirkuk

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-19 12:33

Baghdad, Riyadh Agree on Security, Intelligence Cooperations

BAS News - 2019-04-19 12:19
ERBIL — The Iraqi government and Saudi Arabia have reached an agreement to strengthen ties and cooperation in security and intelligence affairs. The deal is part of 13 agreements a high-level Iraqi delegation, led by Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi, sign ...

Arabic-Iraqi/Kurdish Sorani Linguist-CAT II - Valiant Integrated Services - Herndon, VA

Indeed #KurdishJobs - 2019-04-19 03:01
Valiant is seeking a skilled Linguist who will provide interpretation, transcription, and translation services in support of ongoing and new U.S operations...From Valiant Integrated Services - Wed, 17 Apr 2019 12:30:37 GMT - View all Herndon, VA jobs ...

Arabic Iraqi/Kurdish DG/KU CAT III - Valiant Integrated Services - Herndon, VA

Indeed #KurdishJobs - 2019-04-19 03:01
Valiant is seeking a skilled Linguist who will provide interpretation, transcription, and translation services in support of ongoing and new U.S operations...From Valiant Integrated Services - Wed, 17 Apr 2019 12:30:43 GMT - View all Herndon, VA jobs ...

Let Iraqi baby into Israel for emergency surgery, group implores minister | The Times of Israel

Timesofisrael - 2019-04-18 23:08

Iraq frees Frenchman who entered Syria to 'support Yazidis' It is unclear why Syrian Kurdsih forces or the US-led coalition handed the man to Iraqi authorities April 18, 2019

The National AE - 2019-04-18 22:45

Iraq Allocates Financial Grants to Yezidi Women Who Survived IS

BAS News - 2019-04-18 22:10
ERBIL - Iraqi Minister of Displacement and Migration revealed on Thursday that the federal government will start its delivery of financial grants to each Yezidi girl or woman who has been freed from Islamic State (IS) captivity. Nofal Mousa made the rema ...

Iraqi PM met Saudi crown prince in Riyadh

Kurdiu - 2019-04-18 21:10

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" ...

Iraqi court frees French ISIS suspect it says went to Syria to ‘help Yezidis’

Rûdaw - 2019-04-18 18:06
The man was released for 'lack of evidence' ...

Early goals condemn Erbil to 2-1 defeat in Iraqi Premier League

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-18 16:51

Sadr Slams Persisting “Baathist Method” in Iraq’s State Institutions

BAS News - 2019-04-18 16:07
ERBIL — Influential Iraqi Shi’ite cleric and the leader of Sairoon parliamentary bloc, Muqtada al-Sadr, has fiercely criticized corruption and “Baathist method” in the state institutions across Iraq. Sadr wrote on Twitter that bribery in state institutio ...

Iraqi PM Abdul Mahdi meets Saudi King Salman on first visit to Saudi Arabia

E-Kurd - 2019-04-18 13:44
RIYADH,— Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi made his first visit to Saudi Arabia since taking office six months ago, meeting King Salman during the stop on a regional tour that has also seen visits to Cairo and Tehran in recent weeks. Abdul Mahdi has ...

ISIS kills Iraqi officer, injures two in ambush near Kirkuk village

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-18 10:23

Iraq, Saudi Arabia Ink 13 Agreements

BAS News - 2019-04-18 00:34
ERBIL - Iraq has inked 13 agreements with Saudi Arabia as the relations between the two top OPEC oil producers have started to revive once again, Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi's office said on Wednesday. The announcement came after the Iraqi prem ...

Iraqi MP Warns of Sale of Posts at Parliament

BAS News - 2019-04-17 23:06
ERBIL - An Iraqi lawmaker has warned of the sale of certain posts at the Council of Representatives, urging the Parliament to investigate the issue. Jasim Bakhati, an Iraqi lawmaker from the Hikma party led by Ammar al-Hakim, said in a statement that the ...

Iraqi Prime Minister meets King Salman in Riyadh

Gulan Media - 2019-04-17 22:46

Shi'ite Militias Tax Foreign Oil Companies in Basra: Expert

BAS News - 2019-04-17 22:42
ERBIL - Certain Shi'ite militias have harassed the foreign oil companies in the Iraqi city of Basra by taxing them while the federal government keeps silent on the issue, an expert said on Wednesday. A petroleum engineer spoke to BasNews on condition of ...

Police Reveals Details on Oil Smuggling in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-04-17 22:13
ERBIL - Police forces of the North Oil Company have revealed that oil smuggling in disputed Kirkuk province continued while the Iraqi top officials have stayed silent towards the issue. The police pointed out that they, cooperatively with the intelligenc ...

Iraqi PM headed to Saudi Arabia on official visit

Kurdiu - 2019-04-17 21:40

Iraq bans PUBG, Fortnite and Blue Whale online games

E-Kurd - 2019-04-17 21:01
BAGHDAD,— Iraqi Parliament has banned a broad category of online video games, including PUBG mobile, Fortnite, Blue Whale, and similar online video games in a unanimous vote on Wednesday. During a session on Wednesday, the parliament voted to ban online ...

Iraq to Ban PUBG, Similar Online Video Games

BAS News - 2019-04-17 19:53
ERBIL - Iraqi Council of Representatives on Wednesday called on the government to ban the PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, better known as PUBG, in the country, arguing that the online game has caused social and psychological problems to the public. The ca ...

Iraqi Parliament asks government to ban PUBG, Fortnite, Blue Whale video games

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-17 15:59

Coalition aiding liberated communities through support for stabilisation projects; reaffirm commitment at key meeting in Baghdad today

The Global Coalition - 2019-04-17 15:29
On Wednesday 17 April 2019, the Coalition’s Stabilisation Working Group met in Baghdad, the first such meeting in the Iraqi capital, and since Daesh’s total loss of territory in both Iraq and Syria. Article Coalition aiding liberated communities through ...

Iraqi PM Abdul-Mahdi heads to Saudi Arabia with key ministers

Rûdaw - 2019-04-17 15:24
The visit is to display “Iraq’s way of working” with its regional neighbors ...

Iraqi PM Heads to Saudi Arabia

BAS News - 2019-04-17 14:06
ERBIL — Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi left Baghdad for Riyadh on an official visit in hopes of fostering ties and regional role. The prime minister was accompanied by a large delegation of ministers, lawmakers, and Iraqi businessmen, preparing fo ...

Iraqi PM travels to Riyadh, says Baghdad could become regional political mediator

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-17 11:59

Iran vows to stand with Baghdad, Ankara against Iraqi Kurds' independence push - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-04-17 11:55

Young IDP Man Returns Lost Bag with $60,000 in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-04-17 10:45
ERBIL — A young Iraqi man in Kurdistan Region’s capital city found a bag with $60,000 earlier this week and returned the huge sum to the owner. Khalid Ali, the man who found the bag, is an Iraq youth who is displaced from his home in Anbar province to th ...

“I went on the first tank that returned to Al Alam when it was liberated.” Meet Um Qusay, the woman who took up arms in the fight against Daesh

The Global Coalition - 2019-04-17 00:18
Um Qusay is something of a celebrity. A billboard with her picture greets travellers to Al Alam, an Iraqi town about 180km northwest of Baghdad. When she walks the streets, people stop and ask her for selfies. She first came to prominence during the 2014 ...

Anbar: Bomb Explosion Wounds Five Iraqi Soldiers

BAS News - 2019-04-16 23:37
ERBIL - A bomb explosion on Tuesday left five Iraqi soldiers wounded in the western province of Anbar, a security source said. The source explained to al-Maalomah news agency that the incident took place in the city of Fallujah, Anbar province, where a r ...

Barzani supports using electric vehicles to protect Iraqi Kurdistan environment

E-Kurd - 2019-04-16 20:56
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani has said that the he supports using electric vehicles as a way to protect the environment in the Kurdistan Region. Speaking at an event marking Kurdistan Environment ...

Kurdistan industry booming after removal of customs duties with Iraq: ministry

E-Kurd - 2019-04-16 17:38
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Factory output in Iraqi Kurdistan Region is booming thanks to the removal of customs duties and checkpoints between Iraq and Kurdistan Region. “Due to the removal of customs checkpoints between Baghdad and the Regi ...

Iraqi forces arrest four ISIS members, including female smuggler

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-16 16:02

IED Blast Injures 17 Iraqi Soldiers in Anbar

BAS News - 2019-04-16 15:33
ERBIL — A bomb went off at a unit of the Iraqi forces on Tuesday in the western province of Anbar where it wounded at least 17 soldiers, a security source confirmed. The army soldiers were clearing mines in Naimiyah, south of Fallujah, when an explosive ...

Iraqi Airstrike Kills 20 IS Militants in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-04-16 15:18
ERBIL — Iraqi fighter jets carried multiple airstrikes in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk on Tuesday, killing at least 20 members of the Islamic State (IS). “Iraqi jets, backed by the US-led Coalition, targeted an IS gathering in Daquq, east of K ...

Peshmerga Delegation to Visit Baghdad, Discuss Budget

BAS News - 2019-04-16 14:59
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s Ministry of Peshmerga Affairs will send a delegation to Baghdad next week for talks over the procedures of delivering Peshmerga’s budget designated by the Iraqi government. “The Ministry of Peshmerga plans to send a representat ...

[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 ...

Iraq, Syria Working on Joint Railway Project with Iran

Waar Media - 2019-04-16 12:23
WAAR_DUHOK The issue came up for discussion in a meeting of the Iraqi-Syrian Joint Commission. Head of Iraq’s National Railway Company Taleb al-Husseini said talks have been held in that regard given the importance of Iraq’s railway network being connect ...

Iraq’s Abdul-Mahdi to Visit Saudi Arabia This Week

BAS News - 2019-04-16 12:15
ERBIL — Iraqi Prime Minsiter Adil Abdul-Mahdi will visit Riyadh this week on Wednesday to foster relations, a source said. Abdul-Mahdi will be accompanied by oil, trade, and electricity ministers during his trip to Saudi Arabia. The Iraqi prime minister ...

Baghdad Agrees with Ankara to Oust PKK from Iraq: Official

BAS News - 2019-04-16 00:14
ERBIL - Baghdad and Ankara have agreed on ousting the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) from Iraq, an Iraqi lawmaker revealed on Monday. Fazil Fatlawi, an MP at the Iraqi Parliament, said in a statement that the federal government has asked the security lea ...

Dana Gas sees double profits in Iraqi Kurdish operations | MENAFN.COM

Menafn - 2019-04-16 00:14

Unidentified Gunmen Kill Civilian in Northern Baghdad

BAS News - 2019-04-15 23:46
ERBIL - A group of unknown armed men opened fire at a civilian on Monday in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, killing him instantly. Iraqi media reports said that the incident took place on a main street in Husseina district where the assassins shot the civilia ...

After ISIS war, Iraq seeks to reclaim status in Arab world

Rûdaw - 2019-04-15 23:07
Iraqi politicians “need to put country before sect and act as statesmen” ...

Nineveh: IS Kidnaps Two Brothers

BAS News - 2019-04-15 22:25
ERBIL - The Islamic State (IS) jihadists have kidnapped a two brothers from the Iraqi province of Nineveh, a security source confirmed on Monday. Talking to Baghdad Today, the source pointed out that the incident took place in the district of al-Ba'aj, N ...

Turkey says northern Iraqi referendum an issue of national security - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-04-15 20:26

Dana Gas Doubles Sales in Iraqi Kurdistan | MENAFN.COM

Menafn - 2019-04-15 20:13

Iraqi reporter who threw shoes at George Bush 'to run for office' | Euronews

Euronews - 2019-04-15 17:09

Corruption increased in Iraqi Kurdistan in 2018: Commission of Integrity

E-Kurd - 2019-04-15 17:01
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Commission of Integrity has found that levels of corruption increased in Iraqi Kurdistan Region in 2018 compared with the previous year. The finding was included in the Commission’s annual report on corruption ...

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 ...

Sadr Slams Hashd al-Shaabi Aid to Iran: Iraq Is Top Priority

BAS News - 2019-04-15 14:49
ERBIL — Powerful Iraqi Shi’ite politician and the leader of Sairoon bloc at the parliament, Muqtada al-Sadr, has slammed Hashd al-Shaabi aid convoyed to the flood-affected areas in Iran, saying Iraqis were priority. Hashd al-Shaabi, which is known for it ...

Iraqi defense officials arrive in Kurdistan for joint security talks with Peshmerga

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-15 14:07

Iraqi ministers vow more services in Kirkuk visit with acting go

Rûdaw - 2019-04-15 13:45

Ex-Iraqi premier calls for disbanding Hashd al-Shaabi

Waar Media - 2019-04-15 13:31
WAAR_DUHOK Former Iraqi Prime Minister Iyad Allawi has called for disbanding the Hashd al-Shaabi, a largely Shia paramilitary force that provides support for government troops. “The mission of the Hashd al-Shaabi has ended after victory against the Daesh ...

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 ...

Senior Iraqi MP backs motion to ban videogames

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-15 11:09

Iraqi president, UNAMI chief visit suspected Anfal mass grave

Rûdaw - 2019-04-15 06:56
"This crime is a war crime and genocide" ...

ISIS militants execute Iraqi mukhtars, militiamen in new video

Rûdaw - 2019-04-15 06:56
ISIS insurgents continue to operate in Iraq despite their territorial defeat ...

Iraqi forces kill Islamic State commander, four fighters

Reuters - 2019-04-15 06:14
Security forces killed an Islamic State commander and four fighters in the Hamrin Mountains area of northeast Iraq on Sunday, the military said. ...

Rudaw: Anfal aimed to ‘eliminate’ Kurdish identity, Kurdistan: Bashir Haddad

Justice for Kurds - 2019-04-15 03:36
GARMIYAN, Kurdistan Region — Bashir Haddad, the second deputy of the speaker of the Iraqi parliament, expressed at an event to remember the victims of the Anfal Campaign that the events of the 1980s tried to eliminate the Kurdish nation’s identity. “This ...

Iraqi National Security Advisor Discusses Cooperation with Syria’s Assad

BAS News - 2019-04-15 01:16
ERBIL — Iraqi Security Advisor Falih Fayyadh visited Damascus on Sunday where he met with Syrian regime president Bashar al-Assad to discuss joint efforts in combatting terrorism and closer cooperation to encounter the ongoing challenges. Assad stressed ...

Iraq unearths mass grave of Kurds killed by Saddam

Jerusalem Post - 2019-04-14 23:26
"The new Iraq must never forget these crimes that were committed against Iraqi people from all groups," said Iraqi President Barham Salih. ...

Baghdad Delegation to Visit Erbil, Discuss Disputed Areas

BAS News - 2019-04-14 22:28
ERBIL — A delegation from Baghdad is set to visit Erbil on Monday to discuss the current situation and future plans in Kirkuk and other areas disputed between Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and the Iraqi government. Peshmerga official Qaraman Kamal ...

IS Wali Killed in Northern Iraq

BAS News - 2019-04-14 21:43
ERBIL — Iraqi security forces killed an Islamic State (IS) Wali [Commander] in northern areas near Mount Hamrin. Commander of Join Operation Commands, Yahya Rasool, said the jihadist was apprehended during an aerial operation with fighter jets and helico ...

Iraqi forces kill ISIS commander, four extremists in Hamrin operation

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-14 20:10

Iraqi president attends unearthing of mass grave of Kurds killed by Saddam

E-Kurd - 2019-04-14 19:17
SAMAWA, Iraq,— Iraq must never forget Saddam Hussein’s crimes or allow his party to return, President Barham Salih said on Sunday after attending the unearthing of a mass grave of Kurds killed by the former leader’s forces three decades ago. The grave, f ...

Iraqi president vows justice for relatives of Anfal massacre victims Country finds mass grave of hundreds of Kurds killed by Saddam April 14, 2019

The National AE - 2019-04-14 17:47

Iraqi militias reject US designation of Iran’s Guards as FTO

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-14 17:37

It Is Time to Dissolve Hashd al-Shaabi: Allawi

BAS News - 2019-04-14 16:04
ERBIL — Iraqi prominent Shi’ite politician and the president of Iraqi National Alliance, Ayad Allawi, has suggested that the time to dissolve the Shi’ite militias of Hashd al-Shaabi has came. Speaking on Radio Sawa, Allawi argued that Hashd al-Shaabi was ...

South Kurdistan: Anfal Genocide victims commemorated

ANF - 2019-04-14 15:47
The Iraqi Baathist regime killed as many as 182,000 Kurds between 1986 and 1989. Since 2004, the 14th of April has been the day of remembrance of the victims of the genocidal Anfal campaign. ...

Iraqi Shiite militias reject U.S. naming of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards as terrorist group

E-Kurd - 2019-04-14 12:52
NAJAF, Iraq,— A group of Iraq’s Shi’ite militia groups said on Saturday that they strongly rejected the designation of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corp (IRGC) as a terrorist organization by the United States. The groups, backed and trained by Teh ...
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