Posts Tagged ‘iraqi’

Over Dozen Iraqi Refugees Killed In US-Led Airstrike In Syria

More than a dozen Iraqi refugees were killed when the US-led coalition carried out an aerial assault in Syria’s northeastern province of Hasakah. The coalition were allegedly fighting the ISIS  terrorist group. Local sources told Syria’s official news agency SANA that 18 people lost their lives when the US-led aerial attack targeted a school in […]

Bombing kills 7, injures 16 in north of Iraqi capital

Security officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, said a bomber detonated his explosives at the entrance of the Saqlawiyah park in Shoala district in northern Baghdad late on Wednesday, leaving at least seven people dead. At least 16 people were also wounded in the terrorist attack, which comes just days after the start of the […]

526 Killed in Iraq or in Iraqi Operations near the Syrian Border During April; 1,444 Found in Mass Graves

At least 1,970 were killed, executed, or found dead; and 194 more were wounded in recent violence. The post 526 Killed in Iraq or in Iraqi Operations near the Syrian Border During April; 1,444 Found in Mass Graves appeared first on Antiwar.com Original. Posted in Analysis & Review, Middle East, Police & Crime. Tagged with Iraq. […]

VP of Iraqi Olympic Committee Kidnapped; 13 Killed in Iraq

Unknown assailants wearing military uniforms kidnapped Bashar Mustafa, vice president of the Olympic Committee in Iraq and head of the Boxing Federation, at a fake checkpoint near Mussayab. At least 13 people were killed, and seven were wounded in recent violence: Clashes in Rashad left a police officer dead and five soldiers wounded. Six militants […]

With ISIS Defeated, An Iraqi Militia Turns to Mine Clearing and Social Work

For the people of Basra, unexploded ordnances and long-forgotten mines have been an ongoing concern; the explosives were left over from historical conflicts, such as the war between Iraq and Iran. Recently they have been getting help from a slightly unexpected quarter: Fighters from one of the country’s often-controversial Shiite Muslim militias have been out […]

Skripal scandal resembles Iraqi weapons of mass destruction rhetoric – ex-Pentagon official to RT

The revelations, made by the secretive Porton Down laboratory, are a “significant development” in the Skripal scandal, former Pentagon official Michael Maloof believes, as they’ve again raised the question of bringing in Russian experts on chemical weapons to investigate the incident. Russia has repeatedly urged the UK to allow its experts to participate, but London has so […]

From Madison Avenue to Pennsylvania Avenue: How They Sold Operation Iraqi Freedom

The war on Iraq won’t be remembered for how it was waged so much as for how it was sold. It was a propaganda war, a war of perception management, where loaded phrases, such as “weapons of mass destruction” and “rogue state” were hurled like precision weapons at the target audience: us. To understand the […]

Iraqi parliament convenes to discuss Turkish threats on Shingal

nsnbc : The federal parliament of Iraq will convene Tuesday to discuss Turkish threats on Shingal. The parliamentary discussion comes in response to statements […]

US officials in Erbil reveal $160 million Iraqi Governance Performance and Accountability Program

nsnbc : US Ambassador to Iraq, Douglas Siliman and US State Department official John Lister held a joint press conference with Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) […]

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 […]

Turkey plans joint operation against PKK with Iraqi security forces: Cavusoglu

nsnbc : Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu announced from Vienna on Thursday that Turkey’s Operation Olive Branch against Kurds in northern Syria will end […]

We Should Listen to the Iraqi Parliament

We Should Listen to the Iraqi Parliament By rp_adminhttp://www.campaignforliberty.org/listen-iraqi-parliamentThis month marks the 15th anniversary of the US war on Iraq. The shock and awe attack was launched based on stove-piped intelligence fed from the CIA and Pentagon through an uncritical and compliant US mainstream media. The US media was a willing accomplice to this crime […]

Iraqi court sentenced 16 Turkish ISIS women to death

nsnbc : Iraq’s Central Criminal Court has issued death sentences for 16 Turkish women after they were found guilty of joining the Islamic State […]

Iraqi-Kurdish MP’s divided on Damascus-Afrin agreement

nsnbc : Politicians in Iraq’s Kurdistan Autonomous Region (KAR) stand divided on the arrival of pro-Syrian-government forces into Afrin in northern Syria’s predominantly Kurdish […]

Iraqi court ordered deportation of French female jihadist after 7-year jail term

nsnbc : An Iraqi criminal court ordered on Monday the deportation of female French jihadist Melina Bougedir to France after she has been serving […]

BBC: Iraqi WMDs Were Not ‘Fake News’

The BBC have forgiven themselves and other mainstream media outlets over their false reports about Iraqi weapons of mass destruction in 2001, insisting the reports were not ‘fake news.’ According to a BBC-hosted panel at the Davos Economic Forum on Wednesday, the same US intelligence agencies that fed mainstream media outlets the lies about Iraqi […]

Iraqi Kurdistan PM meets top Iranian officials

January 22- The Iran Project – Iraqi Kurdistan Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani and his accompanying delegation arrived in Tehran Saturday night (Jan. 20), and their visit marks normalizing relations between Iran and the Iraqi Kurdistan region since the controversial independence referendum in September last year. Barzani stay in Tehran witnessed talks with Secretary of the […]

Iran, Iraqi Kurdistan call for closer trade ties

IFP- Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani and the Iraqi Kurdistan region’s Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani have urged the private sectors of both sides to take part in mutual development projects. In a Sunday meeting in Tehran, President Rouhani touched upon the historical and deep-rooted relations between Iran and the Iraqi Kurds, and said, “Every effort should […]

Iraqi Federal Government and Kurdistan Autonomous Region to jointly manage airports and borders

nsnbc : Delegations from Iraq’s Federal Government in Baghdad and the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) have agreed to jointly manage airports in the Kurdistan […]

Forgotten in hell: Half of abducted Iraqi Yazidi girls remain in ISIS captivity & sex slavery

Nadi is one of thousands of Yazidi girls, captured and then enslaved by Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) terrorists who would turn the girls – often no older than 10 years – into forced laborers, sex slaves, and send them on suicide missions. With the self-proclaimed IS caliphate crumbling, the slave trade has become a […]

Iraqi Christmas Bells Ring Again in Liberated Mosul, Iraq

Nineveh PMUs protect Christians attending church on Christmas Eve in Mosul, Iraq. For many years now, Christians in Iraq have been living in constant fear of bomb attacks, murder and abduction – at the hands of both ISIS and al Qaeda, exacting brutal attacks on Christians, Yazidis, Shias and other religious minorities in Iraq. ISIS […]

Major Protests Erupt In Iraqi Kurdistan Over Corruption, Salaries — Iraq Gov’t Warns KRG

December 21, 2017 By Brandon Turbeville Only a few months after a failed “independence referendum” which saw the Iraqi government reassert its control over the Kurdish areas, the KRG is doing what surprises absolutely no one who is familiar with the situation on the ground – it is launching a massive crackdown on […]

Iraqi parliament speaker due in Tehran

IRNA – Speaker of the Iraqi Parliament Salim al-Jabouri left Baghdad for Tehran on Monday to attend IPU Palestine Committee meeting. Parliament speakers of Iran, Iraq, and Mali participated in the committee meeting. The event is underway due to the recent developments about Palestine following US President Donald Trump’s Decemeber 6 announcement to recognize occupied […]

Volunteer forces must be under Iraqi government control: Ayatollah Sistani

Press TV – Iraq’s most senior Shia cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani says the volunteer forces, who helped the army eradicate Daesh terrorists from the homeland, should be “incorporated” into state bodies. In a message delivered at the Friday sermon in the holy city of Kerbala through one of his representatives, Ayatollah Sistani said all weapons used […]

US troops may become targets after US Jerusalem decision – Iraqi paramilitary group

“Trump’s stupid decision… will be the big spark for removing this entity [Israel] from the body of the Islamic nation, and a legitimate reason to target American forces,” said Akram al-Kaabi, the Iraqi organization’s leader, as cited by Reuters. Trump’s Jerusalem recognition: Fears of global backlash READ MORE: Hamas leader calls for ‘new intifada in […]

Iraqi forces liberate last Daesh-held town near Syria border

Press TV – Iraqi armed forces have liberated Rawa, the last remaining town under the grip of the Daesh terror group, hours after they launched the offensive. Lieutenant General Abdul Ameer Rasheed Yarallah said in a statement from the Joint Operations Command on Friday that Iraqi forces “liberated Rawa entirely, and raised the Iraqi flag […]

Iraqi Kurdistan’s KDP and Gorran meet to discuss unified front

nsnbc : The Kurdistan Democratic party (KDP) and the Gorran (Change Movement) in Iraq’s Kurdistan Autonomous Region are meeting on Thursday in Sulaimani to […]

Iraqi Kurds Renounce Secession Claims – Will Remain Part of Iraq

On the 25th of September, Iraqi Kurds held a secessionist vote based on the principles of extreme ethno-nationalist, where Kurds voted to separate from Iraq. The referendum was boycotted by Arabs, Assyrians, Armenians and local Turkmen and was doubly controversial as it included areas of Iraq that had been unilaterally occupied by Kurdish militants, which […]

UK COLUMN: Marwa Osman on Saudi Purge, Iraqi PMU’s Defeat ISIS, Paradise Papers & More

A Saudi purge is underway. What will it lead? Also, ISIS is nearly defeated in Iraq thanks to the brave efforts of the People’s Mobilization Units aka Hashed al-Shabbi forces. Meanwhile, the establishment’s media arm mounts another major distraction – a paper tiger drift-out another toothless ‘journalist investigation’ of offshore paperwork under the marketing banner […]

Iraqi Kurdish MPs facing possible death sentences for voting in idependence referendum

nsnbc : Fourteen Kurdish members of the Iraqi parliament are facing the threat of possible death sentences from Baghdad for voting in Kurdistan Autonomous Region’s independence […]

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