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Tokyo: Japan's Finance Ministry was embroiled in a growing sexual harassment scandal on Thursday after a magazine released what it said was audio of a senior bureaucrat sexually harassing a female journalist. 25 killed in ISIS attack in Iraq. Samarra (Iraq): At least 25 people were killed and 18 injured ...
Samarra, Iraq: At least 25 people were killed and 18 injured in Thursday's bomb attack on funerals for Iraqi fighters killed by extremists, according to a new toll from police and medics. "Two bombs exploded as the funeral procession was entering the cemetery" in Asdira, village mayor Salaheddin ... war Yemen music

Samarra (Iraq), Apr 13 (AFP) At least 25 people were killed and 18 injured in bomb attack on funerals for Iraqi fighters killed by jihadists, according to a new toll from police and medics. "Two bombs exploded as the funeral procession was entering the cemetery" in Asdira yesterday, village mayor ...
SAMARRA: At least 16 people died in a bomb attack on Thursday during funerals in a northern village for Iraqi fighters killed by the Islamic State group, the mayor said. Salaheddin Shaalan told AFP that a bomb targeted a funeral procession in Asdira, near the town of Sharqat, for fighters killed the ...
Samarra, Iraq: At least 25 people were killed and 18 injured in Thursday's bomb attack on funerals for Iraqi fighters killed by extremists, according to a new toll from police and medics. "Two bombs exploded as the funeral procession was entering the cemetery" in Asdira, village mayor Salaheddin ... Hamas Gaza
Samarra, Iraq: At least 25 people were killed and 18 injured in Thursday's bomb attack on funerals for Iraqi fighters killed by extremists, according to a new toll from police and medics. "Two bombs exploded as the funeral procession was entering the cemetery" in Asdira, village mayor Salaheddin ... Syria

"The Hashd al-Shaabi launched large-scale security operations on the outskirts of the town to hunt down Daesh militants in the area,” al-Shimari said. Meanwhile, federal police forces launched a security operation south of Samarra in northern Iraq. “Security forces destroyed several militant hideouts and ... Syria
Ketinggian Menara Samarra ini telah digunakan oleh pihak tentera Amerika Syarikat pada 2003 sebagai tempat operasi ketenteraan dan ini menyebabkan Menara Samarra ini rosak apabila pihak yang musuh menyerang balas. Bahagian atas menara ini direkodkan mengalami kerosakan yang teruk dan ... Syria
Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has opened an investigation after the head of security detail was killed by "undisciplined members” at checkpoints at the entrance of the city of Samarra in Saladin province about 125 kilometers north of Baghdad. Brig. Gen. Ismael Shareef was killed by fighters from Saraya ... Syria
Shareef Ismaeel al-Murshidi, a brigade commander whose forces are tasked with protecting al-Abadi and Baghdad's Green Zone, was shot dead Tuesday at a checkpoint outside Samarra. State-sanctioned Shiite militias play a large role in securing the town, which is home to a major Shiite shrine.
Sharif Ismail, commander of a Baghdad-based special brigade protecting Abadi, was killed when militiamen of Saraya al-Salam, or Peace Companies militia, opened fire on their convoy at a checkpoint manned by the militiamen in north of the city of Samarra, the source from Samarra Operations Command ...
Salahuddin (IraqiNews.com) The Shiite militia of Saraya al-Salam (Peace Brigades) have accused the protection guards of Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi of attacking the personnel deployed between Samarra and Tikrit in Salahuddin, which sparked confrontations that caused the death of the guards ...
"Thanks to the presence of the Iranian military advisors and the Lebanese Hezbollah forces, we first secured Baghdad and then cleared the Samarra road of terrorists, ... "If terrorists had reached Samarra and the Holy Shrines, similar to 2006, a religious sedition would have overwhelmed Iraq," he added.
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan 24) – The Iraqi Parliament's Security and Defense committee warned that the Islamic State (IS) is preparing to launch a major offensive on the city of Samarra in Salahaddin Province, home to a number of Shia holy sites in northern Baghdad. The warning came shortly after the ...
The spokesperson of Asaeb Ahl al-Haq, headed by Sheikh Qais al-Khazali, justified rejecting the PMF merger into the Iraqi security institutions to the persistent ISIS threat. “We have proof that the terror group is still operating in Samarra and Mosul. There are also large territories that need the fighters,” he ...
The shop sports Hassan's handmade copper products, mostly miniatures of Iraq's symbols and monuments, such as the palm tree, the Lion of Babylon, the Malwiya Minaret in Samarra and Mosul's Great Mosque of al-Nuri, which the Islamic State destroyed in 2017. Hassan, who has been a coppersmith for ...
On Wednesday, three IS suicide attackers were killed in an operation in Samarra, after information showed presence of suicide bombers in a rest house in Jazirat al-Is-haqi region. Islamic State continues to launch sporadic attacks across Iraq against troops. Security reports indicate that the militant group ...

"There are signs and warnings that extremists might use aircraft for attacks on those shrines, which cause lots of worries and anxiety in the country, as it was after an attack on Samarra's holy places." Al-Zamili was referring to the al-Qaeda bombing of the Al-Askari mosque in Samarra in February 2006 that ...
Integrity Commission Issues Arrest Warrants for Ninewa Governor, Others – Iraq's Integrity Commission issued arrest warrants for Ninewa Governor Nofal Hammadi and several municipal officers of Samarra on allegations of corruption and reopened an investigation into Member of Parliament Ares Ahmad ...
There are signs and warnings that extremists might use aircraft for attacks on those shrines, which cause lots of worries and anxiety in the country, as it was after an attack on Samarra's holy places." Samarra, an ancient city in northern Iraq, is home to some Shi'ite holiest shrines. Among them is the al-Askari ...
On March 1, operations began with the aim of liberating Samarra Island. CH-4Bs neutralized car bombs west of the city. On May 23, 2016, an army CH-4B monitored ISIS activity in the city of Fallujah and used HJ-10 guided missiles to destroy a car carrying an IED. The Chinese CH-4 was first seen at the ...
It is one of the many historical landmarks of Samarra, which was put on UNESCO's World Heritage List in 2007. Located on both sides of the Tigris River, 130 kilometers (81 miles) north of Baghdad, the ancient capital of Samarra shows the reach of the Abbasid Caliphate, which was the major Islamic ...
In Salahudin province, unidentified gunmen at dawn broke in a house in al-Farhatiyah area, some 30 km southwest of the city of Samarra, and shot dead three family members before they fled the scene, Colonel Mohammed Khalaf al-Jubouri from the provincial police told Xinhua. A police force rushed to ...
“Two persons were killed, while six others were wounded in a suicide attack that was launched against Saraya al-Salam (Peace Brigades) in al-Howeish region, northwest of Samarra,” the source told Baghdad Today without giving further details. The brigades took part in the summer of 2014 in liberation of ...
The 80 fils stamp depicts the Minaret of Samarra, originally part of the Great Mosque of Samarra, constructed between 848 and 851 CE. Though the mosque itself was destroyed in 1278 during the Mongol invasion of Iraq, its outer wall and iconic minaret known as the Malwiya Tower survived. Constructed ...
And while we there we collared three of Stance's ambassadors – French ultrarunner Yoann Stuck, all-action stuntwoman and artist Gemita Samarra and elite fell runner Ricky Lightfoot – and hit them with a pop quiz about their tastes, loves and hates. It turns out running with people is the yeast extract-based ...
Writing in Online Opinion in 2008, Chris Dolan noted that as the third highest-ranking officer in the multinational force, Molan “not only planned, but also directed, the late 2004 attacks on Najaf, Fallujah, and Samarra”. Dolan noted: “Fallujah is particularly notorious for the widespread and well documented ...
... Miller, Sarah Moon, Lillianna Moore, Joseph Northrup, Nicole Pitt, Greta Recktenwald, Gabriella Redman, Emanuel Robson, Joseph Rogers, Virginia Roth, John Samarra, Teagan Seniuk, Nolan Sirvent, Christopher Skelton, Ryan Symons, Mia Vogt, Alexander Wastowicz, Owen West and Abigail Zollo.
In Salahudin province, unidentified gunmen at dawn broke in a house in al-Farhatiyah area, some 30 km southwest of the city of Samarra, and shot dead three family members before they fled the scene, Colonel Mohammed Khalaf al-Jubouri from the provincial police told Xinhua. A police force rushed to ...
Islamic State's improvised explosive device destroyed Al-Hashd al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization Units) vehicle and killed two elements on Wataban street in the western part of the city of Samarra. Similarly, Islamic State's Amaq Agency reported that an Iraqi Federal Police's Humvee was destroyed in Jalam ...
Millions of Muslims, from the Atlantic Ocean to the depths of Asia, have been slaughtered by other Muslims over the last decades. Holy sites such as the Shi'ite temple in Samarra, Iraq, were blown up with worshippers inside. Sunni mosques, including the Prophet Mohammed mosque in Medina, have been ...
The suffering of Mandaeans began in 2014 when IS took over Samarra in southern Iraq, an area where adherents of this religion are concentrated. They were faced with two choices: death or converting to Islam as IS considered them infidels, Nader told Al-Monitor. Nader added, “Amid terror, murders and ...
Rahim, 41, is part of a local initiative set up to help families who fled jihadists and settled in a school in the city of Samarra, 100km north of Baghdad. In classrooms that have been turned into workshops, women in headscarves work away busily to make some vital income for their loved ones. "A hundred ...
Master: Summer Colvin, Christopher Copen, Nicholis Cressey, Morgan McCartney, John Miller, Carson Moore, Carter Norman, Hanna Richmond, Kurtis Whitlatch, Samarra Wolfe, Jasmine Wright. Scholar: Makayla Carmichael, Macy Collins, Avery George, Abigail Hinton, Baleigh Holbert, Gracie Ice, Lucas ...
Like the merchant's servant who cannot escape his appointment with Death in Samarra, the protagonist of My Birthday Song is condemned to a fate he cannot shake off. It all begins on the night of advertising filmmaker Rajiv's 40th birthday. A woman (Nora Fatehi) catches his eye at the party, and since his ...
On 8 May 2017, a mass grave was found south of the central city of Samarra by an Iraqi man who had noticed stray dogs attempting to dig up corpses. Local residents rapidly managed to identify three of the 17 corpses as men who had been abducted by the Harakat Hizballah al-Nujaba militia, a pro-Iran ...
Baghdad, 10 gen 08:33 - (Agenzia Nova) - Il comando della polizia provinciale di Diyala ha annunciato oggi che due membri dello Stato islamico (Is) sono stati uccisi e quattro nascondigli del gruppo terroristico distrutti in un'operazione di sicurezza nel distretto di Mutaibeja, a est di Samarra, circa 100 chilometri a nord-est ...
The Iraqi State Railways Company announced yesterday that trains will resume operating between Baghdad and Samarra, north of the Saladin province, after the service was stopped four-year ago due to the war against Daesh. “The General Railways Company technicians and employees have renovated ...
The delicate vine leaves etched onto the pillars resemble those seen at Samarra, Tonietti said, referring to the powerful ninth century Islamic capital city that ruled the Abbasid Empire extending from present day Tunisia to Pakistan. But the mosque at Balkh could be even older, with the carbon dating and ...
The delicate vine leaves etched onto the pillars resemble those seen at Samarra, Tonietti said, referring to the powerful ninth century Islamic capital city that ruled the Abbasid Empire extending from present day Tunisia to Pakistan. But the mosque at Balkh could be even older, with the carbon dating and ...
Salahuddin (IraqiNews.com) Security troops have killed four suicide attackers, south of Salahuddin province, a command said in a statement on Wednesday. “Troops of Samarra Operations Command, composed of police, army and intelligence managed, today, to kill four suicide attackers in al-Kassarat ...
In a statement issued on Tuesday, the Defense Ministry's War Media Cell said, “the ground troops, backed by al-Hashd al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization Forces) and army aviation supervised offensive carried out by each of Salahuddin, Samarra and Dijlah operations commands in Mutaibija and villages in ...
The media service of al-Hashd al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization Forces) quoted Karim al-Khaqany, commander of the second brigade, as saying “PMFs as well as the army's fifth division managed to control village and crossing of al-Mayta in north of Samarra, during the second day of operations to purge ...
News reports said on Friday that two persons were killed, while six others were wounded in a suicide attack that was launched against the brigades in al-Howeish region, northwest of Samarra. Last week, Muqtada al-Sadr, head of the Sadrist Movement, announced disbanding the brigades, urging the ...
Salahuddin (IraqiNews.com) The pro-government paramilitary troops have destroyed a tunnel that was used by Islamic State militants in east of Samarra, in Salahuddin province. In a statement on Saturday, the media service of al-Hashd al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization Forces) said, “troops of the 26th ...
"It's still unbelievable. It's still hard to take it all in that we won't see them again," Tina House said. House is the cousin of Samarra Cauthen and Randre Armstead. She is still coming to grips with the reality that her loved ones are gone. "This is something that you are going to always think of during this time ...
“Two persons were killed, while six others were wounded in a suicide attack that was launched against Saraya al-Salam (Peace Brigades) in al-Howeish region, northwest of Samarra,” the source told Baghdad Today without giving further details. The brigades took part in the summer of 2014 in liberation of ...
He maintained, however, that his fighters would remain present as protectors of a holy Shiite shrine in Samarra, north of Baghdad. He also demanded that the government "looks after the families of the martyrs" who fell during the three-year war against ISIL. Mr Al Sadr demanded that his fighters, drawn ...
The end of 2016 and the first half of 2017 saw a notable trend of spontaneous returns within Iraq. IOM estimates that more than 700,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) have returned to their homes during the first six months of the year. Considering that nearly 90% of families who are still displaced are ...
BAGHDAD — Some residents of the primarily Sunni city of Samarra have long felt anxious about a perceived rise in the number of Shiites there. These feelings were amplified recently when throngs of Shiite visitors crowded the streets to commemorate the martyrdom of the 10th imam, Ali al-Hadi (829-868).


 

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