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Ethnic and religious minorities in northern Iraq are set to receive assistance worth $US55 million from the UN's international development agency UNDP, funded by the US government. USAID, the ... World Watch Monitor has reported about the hurdles Iraqi Christians face when they return home. A report ...
The UK has a moral responsibility and a strategic interest in a stable and flourishing Iraq because "Daesh [ISIS] might be like a Hydra, with heads surfacing ... Former foreign minister, Baroness Anelay highlighted the need for public trust in a unified, independent and sovereign Iraqi state and asked the ...

... disputed areas. Kurds in the town were targeted with violent attacks, arson, and looting. Thousands of Kurds from the city are sheltering in the Kurdistan Region, still unable to return to their homes. The Iraqi Parliament has voted to establish a multi-ethnic committee to investigate events in Tuz Khurmatu.
In early December, USAID Counselor Thomas H. Staal visited Iraq to meet with representatives of ethnic and religious minority groups. During the visit, Counselor Staal highlighted USG development assistance to persecuted Iraqi minorities and humanitarian responsiveness to the needs of conflict-affected ...
Fareed added that the occupation of Kurdish areas on Oct. 16 "was a continuation of the ethnic cleansing policy implemented by successive oppressive governments in Iraq." Referring to the Arabization policy in the Sargaran district of Kirkuk Province, the Parliament report explained that Iraqi authorities forcibly displaced ...
A Kurdish delegation headed by Deputy Speaker of the Iraqi Parliament Aram Sheikh Mohammed in a meeting with Hadi al-Amiri, leader of the Badr ... Mullah Hawar Hamawandi, a member of the Kurdish delegation, told Rudaw that Iraq's Shiite Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani and Ammar al-Hakim, head of the ...
A statement issued by the Iraqi government said that Abadi stressed Iraq's unity during the meeting as well as its ethnic and sectarian diversity. "United we were able to win against Daesh because the responsibility entrusted to us is to take care of all Iraqi citizens," the Prime Minister told the delegation.
Goldsmith is the judge in Detroit who in July 2017 stopped Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) from precipitously deporting over 1,400 people to Iraq. He ruled that those individuals, because of their ethnicity and religious beliefs, could well "face persecution, torture and death" in that country.
The murder is the second assassination in a week in Kirkuk, where the security situation has severely deteriorated since the Iraqi government took sole control of the multi-ethnic city. A security source and witnesses told Kurdistan 24 that unidentified gunmen opened fire on the lawyer, Marwan al-Jubouri, from a speeding ...
Starting in 2013, substantial numbers of Pakistani Shia from the Turi tribe of the Kurram tribal region and ethnic Hazaras from Quetta began to arrive in Syria. Around this same time, Urdu-language websites and social media pages proliferated urging Pakistani Shia to join the growing network of foreign ...
George H. W. Bush exploited the new status in 1991 by launching Iraq war 1.0, Desert Storm, reversing decades of U.S. support for Iraqi dictator Saddam .... $14 billion on its air campaign against Islamic State) before being turned over to the Shia militias for the ethnic cleansing of renegade Sunni elements.
KIRKUK, Iraq, Jan. 2 (Xinhua) -- Unidentified gunmen shot dead an official of a Turkoman party in the ethnically mixed city of Kirkuk in northern Iraq on ... Disagreements between Baghdad and the Kurdish region have been high for years, as the ethnic Kurds consider the northern oil-rich province of Kirkuk ...
Palestinians say that what they are facing in Iraq is "ethnic cleansing." The conditions of the Palestinians in Iraq are about to go from bad to worse. The new law, which was ratified by Iraqi president Fuad Masum, deprives Palestinians living in Iraq of their right to free education, healthcare and to travel ...
Iraq's Arab Sunnis have traveled a long and painful trajectory, starting with the overthrow of the iron-fisted Mr. Hussein. Almost immediately came the disbanding of the Sunni-led Iraqi Army; then years of ethnic cleansing of Baghdad's mixed neighborhoods in which Baathists and Sunnis were a key target; ...

Al Ani's work comes at a particular moment in Iraq's long history. After Ottoman and later British rule, a republic was formed in 1958. Al Ani's images of minarets, old towns, artists, and craftsmen celebrate Iraq's culture and past. He also portrays different ethnic groups, including the Yazidis, Kurds, and ...
The head of Iraq's Chaldean Church says that battling extremist "mentality" is key to peaceful coexistence among Iraq's religious and ethnic groups as the ... The Iraqi government has declared the war against IS over after driving the extremists from all territory they controlled in 2014, but discrimination ...
Iraqi Kurds have built a semi-autonomous region in northern Iraq with their own regional government, the Kurdistan Regional Government, or KRG, their own armed forces and ... Kurdish forces gained control of the mutli-ethnic city after Iraqi government forces abandoned it during the ISIS offensive in 2014.
The Trump Administration has reached a deal with the United Nations's (U.N.) international development agency to provide more funding for ethnic and religious minorities in Iraq. The United States Agency For International Development (USAID) said Monday that $55 million of a $75 million tranche of aid ...
The Iraqi Parliament has voted to set up a committee to investigate possible war crimes in the multi-ethnic town of Tuz Khurmatu following its recapture by Iraqi forces from Kurdish peshmerga fighters. Tuz Khumatu, located 90 kilometres south of the disputed oil-rich city of Kirkuk, has been at the forefront of ...
The removal of the Baathist regime in 2003 availed a historic opportunity to the Iraqi people to establish a democratic country governed by rule of law. Yet, successive Iraqi ... A credible justice system should give no consideration to political affiliations, social status, or religious and ethnic identities. Studies ...
Pointing to a plot waged by Takfiri groups against the Islamic world, he said "plot orchestrated by Takfiri groups had not been terminated that they put forward disintegration of Iraqi Kurdistan Region." Speaking in a local ceremony to honor top researchers of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), held ...
Following the 2003 occupation of Iraq, the Americans tried to democratize the country. Yet, elections in an ethnically fragmented state like Iraq mean that the largest ethnic--or sectarian--group is going to win. The Shiite are the majority group in a polarized Iraq and some of their leaders are allies of the ...
As for the Iraqi military's declaration of an end to the fight against the Islamic State extremist group, Kono said in a statement issued Sunday the country's liberation from it is an achievement made possible by the Iraqi people's unity to overcome ethnic and religious differences. "Japan wants to support as ...
isis Iraq Iraqi security forces pull down a flag belonging to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) during a patrol. Stringer/Reuters. He took on other identities as well on facebook. Although the names were clearly fake, the characters started to take on a life of their own. One was named Mouris Milton ...
Kurdish officials say most of the measures implemented by the newly-appointed authorities in the province are illegal and target only one ethnic group--the Kurds. Kirkuk, one of the disputed areas between the Kurdistan Regional government (KRG) and the Iraqi government, is a multi-ethnic region home to Kurds, Turkmen ...
(CNN) The Iraqi military has "fully liberated" all of Iraq's territory of "ISIS terrorist gangs" and retaken full control of the Iraqi-Syrian border, it said Saturday in ... The underlying conditions that allowed for the rise of ISIS, such as sectarian and ethnic divisions and a lack of economic opportunities, remain potent ...
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region - The Kurdish peshmerga Ministry slammed remarks by Haider al-Abadi who had labelled the Iraqi Army and Iran backed Hashd al-Shaabi's incursion into the disputed territories as equal to the defeat of ISIS in Iraq. The ministry said had not it been for the Peshmerga, ISIS would ...
At the same time, the U.S.-led coalition has also assisted the Iraqi and Kurdish forces to destroy ISIS in its country of origin. ISIS developed out of jihadi movements, such as al-Qaeda in Iraq, in the wake of the U.S. invasion that ousted President Saddam Hussein in 2003 and spread to neighboring Syria a ...
This is the inevitable effect of the rushed and poorly written Iraqi Constitution of 2005. ... The first ever official document in Iraq's history to enshrine ethnic ... a system that allocates public sector roles based on sect and Ethnicity.
For almost two years, US-backed Iraqi government forces, along with ... as PMU) - an umbrella of groups rallied by ethnic and tribal leaders, ...
If Iraq is to find stability, reaching a political solution to integrate Iraqi ... a remark that surely annoyed Iraq's Kurds and other ethnic minorities.
The rebound in oil prices is definitely positive for the Iraqi economy, Auberty ... "Iraq will also be prone to ethnic and religious tensions, ...
THE Iraqi Ambassador to Australia says his country will emerge after the fall of the Islamic State as a "multi-ethnic, multi-religious" nation that ...
Kurds vote overwhelmingly in favor of secession from Iraq ... Kurdish forces gained control of the mutli-ethnic city after Iraqi government forces ...
The decision comes a day after clashes between Iraqi federal forces and the ... its readiness to halt Kurdistan's secession from Iraq, following the Kurdistan ... The multi-ethnic, oil-rich city of Kirkuk is the core of the spiralling ...
Iraqi troops Find Mass Grave of Daesh Victims in Northern Iraq ... of civilians, focusing on ethnic and religious minorities like Yazidis. The UN ...
The office of audiovisual media of the Iraqi government's Media and ... across Iraq which attack the country's various religious and ethnic ...
Iraqi Kurdish Independence Dream Quashed After Baghdad Backlash ... It was supposed to be a defining moment for the world's largest stateless ethnic group. ... Rewind one month and Iraq's Kurdistan Regional government ...
Washington DC, United States (Kurdistan 24) - As Iraqi attacks on the ... to flee the multi-ethnic town of Tuz Khurmatu "amid indiscriminate attacks, looting, ...
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi (L) meets with Iran's Supreme Leader ... while Ayatollah Khamenei reiterated that unity among Iraq's ethnic ...
Long day of diplomacy: Tillerson visits Afghanistan, Iraq .... recent months, but is reeling from its own persistent ethnic and religious divisions. ... I think if both parties commit themselves to a unified Iraq, to the Iraqi Constitution, ...
Kirkuk's population is mainly made up of ethnic Turkmen, Arabs and Kurds. ... The retaking of Kirkuk by Iraqi forces last week was supported by ...
In Syria and Iraq, there is actually a three-way ethnic and sectarian ... here that unlike the pro-US Iraqi Kurds led by Masoud Barzani, the Syrian ...
In October 2014, ISIS territory in Syria and Iraq was at its maximum. ... an array of ethnic and religious groups, including Assyrian Christians, ...
Iraq: Fresh evidence that tens of thousands forced to flee Tuz ... and Kurdish peshmerga forces in Iraq's multi-ethnic city of Tuz Khurmatu on 16 October 2017. ... "The Iraqi authorities already stated they would not tolerate any ...
"I think if both parties commit themselves to a unified Iraq, to the Iraqi ... Iraqi government forces and Kurdish militias in Iraq's multi-ethnic city of ...
The president of Iraq's Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, did much to provoke the intervention by the Iraqi federal government of Haider ...


 

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