Posts Tagged ‘Baghdad’

Rockets fall near US embassy in Baghdad, killing child

BAGHDAD (AP) — Rockets struck Iraq’s capital Tuesday with four landing inside the heavily fortified Green Zone, Iraq’s military said, killing a child and wounding at least five people, signaling an end to an informal truce announced by Iran-backed militias in October. Two Iraqi security officials said one of the rockets that hit the Green […]

Baghdad rocket attack kills child, wounds at least five, says Iraqi military

Rockets struck Iraq’s capital Tuesday with four landing inside the heavily fortified Green Zone killing a child and wounding at least five people, Iraq’s military said. It signalled an end to an informal truce announced by Iran-backed militias in October. Two Iraqi security officials said one of the rockets that hit the Green Zone struck […]

Iraqi PM’s visit opp to realize Tehran-Baghdad interests: Haider al-Abadi

MNA – Former Prime Minister of Iraq Haider al-Abadi described Mustafa al-Kadhimi’s visit to Iran as a good opportunity to develop relations with Iran and to establish peace and security in the region. The Head of Iraq’s Al-Nasr Coalition Haider al-Abadi said that Iraq must balance its international relations and avoid any conflicts, because tensions […]

Baghdad delays and denies visas for journalists visiting Kurdistan Autonomous Region: Metro Center

nsnbc : The Metro Center for Journalists Rights and Advocacy (Metro Center) reported that Iraqi federal authorities are delaying or outright denying visa applications […]

Ankara considers joint op with Baghdad against Iraqi Kurds – FM

Speaking to CNN Turk, Mevlut Cavusoglu also said that Ankara’s own operation against Syrian Kurdish militias in the Afrin region would be completed by May. Iraqi Kurds’ independence referendum illegitimate – Tillerson Kurdish militias in Iraq and Syria were allied with the US-led coalition, which rallied them for operations targeting the jihadist forces of the […]

Kish-Baghdad flights launched

IRNA – The first direct flight from Baghdad to Kish Island, Persian Gulf, landed on Friday night, said the managing director of the development of ports and airports of Kish on Saturday. Near the Iranian New Year’s holidays (starting on March 21, 2018) the Kish-Baghdad direct flight started by Iraqi Airline, said Esmaeel Mousavi. More […]

Tehran welcomes deepening close, strategic ties with Baghdad President Rouhani described deepening ties with Iraq as a great, influential country in the region important for Iran, saying: “Tehran welcomes deepening close, strategic ties with Baghdad” In the meeting with the Speaker of the Iraqi Parliament Salim Abdullah al-Jabouri on Tuesday, President Hassan Rouhani said: “We must work harder to cement relations and […]

Envoy: Iran trying to improve Baghdad-Erbil ties

FNA- Iranian Ambassador to Iraq Iraj Masjedi underlined his country’s efforts to resolve problems between the government in Baghdad and the officials of the Iraqi Kurdistan region after the latter held an independence referendum. “Despite the challenge that we experienced with the Kurds during the recent events in Kurdistan, our relations are highly serious, good […]

Flight ban imposed by Baghdad costs Kurdish airport USD60.000 daily

nsnbc : The international flight ban imposed by the federal government of Iraq on airports in the Kurdistan Autonomous Region (KAR) has caused  the al-Sulaymaniyah Airport […]

Macron offers to mediate between Baghdad and Erbil

nsnbc : French President Emmanuel Macron has offered to mediate between Baghdad and Erbil following Kurdistan’s independence referendum. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi is visiting […]

Kurdistan government and parliament meet to prepare response to Baghdad

nsnbc : The government of Iraq’s Kurdistan Autonomous Region and the Kurdistan Parliament are going to convene separately on Thursday to discuss the independence […]

From Baghdad to Istanbul: How Iraqi Kurds Could End Up Under De facto Turkish Rule

21st Century Wire says… After seven years of war in Syria, and three years of ISIS marauding through Iraq, one thing is for sure: Iraqi Kurdistan is not what it was five years ago – when its geopolitical chaperone in Washington was still militarily occupying Iraq, and with oil pegged above $100 per barrel and […]

Iran closes airspace to Iraq’s Kurdistan region at Baghdad’s request

Tasnim – Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) announced that the country has closed its airspace to all aircraft operating flights to and from Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan Region at the request of the Arab country’s central government. SNSC Spokesman Keivan Khosravi said on Sunday that all Iranian flights departing for airports in Sulaymaniyah and Erbil […]

Iraq won’t tolerate a ‘2nd Israel’, Baghdad’s response to Kurdish independence rally

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Another car bomb attack kills 12 people, injures 24 in Baghdad

     A car explosion hit a market in the eastern part of the Iraqi capital, leaving at least 12 people dead and 24 injured, media reported on Monday. The blast occurred at the Jamila market in Baghdad’s district of Sadr City, the Xinhua news agency reported, citing a source in the Iraqi Interior Ministry. Many […]

U.S. Outmaneuvers Itself In Syria Over Damascus-Baghdad Highway

July 5, 2017 By Brandon Turbeville As the Syrian military makes massive gains throughout the country, particularly in the east, it is now painfully obvious that the United States and its Western allies are desperately trying to prevent the Assad government from reaching the Iraqi border and unifying Syria. One need only […]

Envoy to Baghdad hails role of Iraqi women in fighting terrorism

IRNA – Iran’s Ambassador to Baghdad praised the Iraqi women for their commitments to the fight against terrorists and all the sacrifices they have made in this regard. The embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran in the Iraqi capital hosted an Iftar banquet ceremony on Monday evening in the honor of Um Qusay, the […]

Turkey launches new airstrikes against PKK in Iraq despite Baghdad opposition

Press TV- More than a dozen members of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) have been killed when Turkish military aircraft carried out two separate aerial attacks against the militants’ positions in Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan region. The Turkish General Staff announced in a statement on Saturday that six PKK terrorists were killed around Sinat-Haftan area, while eight others were […]

‘It is now a fact’: Western journalists visit Crimea, say it’s now ‘Russian territory’

Journalists from the US, the UK, Germany, South Korea, Bulgaria, Romania and Iraq have arrived to Crimea on the invitation of Russia’s Foreign Ministry. Some of have admitted Crimea’s reunification with Russia did led to some positive developments and even acknowledged that it was really the choice of the Crimean people after they visited the […]

US to leave 8,400 troops in Afghanistan into 2017, 35 percent more than expected

The United States will leave more troops in Afghanistan at the end of the year than previously announced, President Barack Obama said. America’s combat mission in Afghanistan “came to a responsible end” a year and a half ago, Obama said. Forces there are now focused on “two narrow missions”: training and terrorism prevention. “But […]

Russia reaffirms commitment to cooperate with Dutch MH17 crash investigators

A Malaysia Airlines Boeing-777, on its way from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, was shot down over Ukraine’s war-torn Donetsk region on July 17, 2014.  Two years after the incident, in which 298 lives were lost, an international investigation headed by the Dutch has still been unable to name the party responsible.  MH17 could have been […]

Terrorists confess to bombing plot in Iran

Iran’s Intelligence Ministry has released confessions of Daesh members in which they explain the details of their plot to conduct terrorist attacks in the Iranian capital Tehran. The Daesh terrorists explained in detail how they obatined their bomb-making tools. They also gave details of how they wanted to launch bomb attacks in Tehran. According to […]

The Jewish Colonization of Palestine

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Claims that No One Died in the Istanbul Airport Terrorist Are a Distraction and Zionist Plot

Claims that No One Died in the Istanbul Airport Terrorist Are a Distraction and Zionist Plot After filling the world with hoaxes, now comes at the hands of the criminal arch-Zionist mob a real terrorist attack, in this case at the Istanbul International Airport, just like those which occur, routinely in the Apartheid-based Zionist occupation […]

Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor and author, dead at 87: Zio-Watch, July 1-3, 2016

Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, the secretary general of the Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah, says the Israeli regime dreads the defeat of the Daesh Takfiri terrorists in Syria. The Tel Aviv regime has been “exposed to an existential threat,” Nasrallah said, adding that Israel also fears demonstrations in some Arab capitals. Daesh and the al-Nusra Front terrorist […]

Lukashenko: Belarus Avoided Being Drawn Into Reckless Political Undertakings

nsnbc : Speaking at a military parade on the occasion of Belarus’ Independence Day on July 3, President Alexander Lukashenko stressed that Belarus, since its independence, has not allowed itself to be drawn into reckless political undertakings. Photo courtesy BelTa Lukashenko noted that the main areas for the country’s development for the next five years have […]

Globalist Agenda Watch 2016: Update 14 – A quick note on the Summer of Terror and the September War (+ a P.S.)

If the globalists are going to make the September window for their fake World War 3, they need to get US troops moving to the area pretty soon… …and that means that the Summer of Terror needs to ramp up soon. So be on the lookout for a coordinated, multiple-city attack in the US by […]

Bomb Explodes Outside Prophet’s Mosque In Holy Medina

A suicide bomber has struck outside one of the holiest sites in Islam, the Prophet’s Mosque in the Saudi city of Medina. Al-Masjid an-Nabawi is a mosque that was originally established and built by prophet Muhammad himself. Three security officers and a suicide bomber were killed in the blast. RT reports: WARNING: GRAPHIC VIDEO Saudi […]

Kuwait foils 3 ISIS terror attacks, arrests suspects in raids – officials

“The Interior Ministry said on Sunday it foiled three terrorist plots targeting the country’s security by directing three pre-emptive raids inside and outside Kuwait against terrorist elements of the so-called Daesh,” said a statement published by KUNA news agency. Daesh is the Arabic acronym for Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL). The statement did not offer […]

UK Police Summon Livni Over Suspected War Crimes

IMEMC : Former Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni has received a summons letter from the British police for questioning regarding suspicion of involvement in war crimes during the Israeli aggression on Gaza in 2008, according to the Israeli daily Haaretz. The Israeli daily said however, the summons was cancelled after diplomatic contacts between Israel and […]

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