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IFJ "expressed its strong concerns following the decision last week by the Iraqi media regulator, the Communications and Media Commission (CMC), to shut down the Erbil-based Rudaw TV and K24 TV, a flagrant violation of Iraqi laws and a politically motivated decision" in late October. Iraq ranks third on ...
As expected, elements of ISIS in the form of a small motorized force and a regional operations room where uncovered and destroyed by government troops. Iraqi media reports that pro-government forces destroyed four pickups, captured another three vehicles and neutralized 4 Islamic State encampments.

Meanwhile, the Iraqi government has earmarked IQD248 billion (USD208.320 million) for the reconstruction of areas damaged by the war against Islamic State militants since 2014. Mostafa al-Hiti, head of the Reconstruction Fund for Areas Affected by terrorist Operations (REEFATO), told Iraqi newspaper ...
Iraqi media reports suggest that the party will likely enter the next parliamentary and provincial elections (scheduled in May although there is increasing pressure mainly by Sunni parties to delay them) with two separate electoral lists. If this is true, that means the party chose to compete with itself rather than ...
"Twenty bodies of women whose bodies bore signs of torture were found during a rubble removal operation in the eastern coast of Mosul," Hajjar told Iraqi media. "Security forces carried out the full recovery of the bodies with their personal cards, and they were handed over to forensic officials in Mosul," he added.
In an interview with Iraqi media last month, Maliki called on Baghdad and Erbil "to turn a new page," stating the tensions and hostility which followed the Kurdistan Region's independence referendum had to end. Maliki also called on the Kurdistan Regional government (KRG) and the Iraqi government "to come together at a ...

"Baghdad's top authorities are expected to meet next week, during which Masum's calls for the start of dialogue might be discussed," Kurdish lawmaker Nada Mergasouri was quoted by Iraqi media. "A meeting between Erbil and Baghdad will possibly happen in the near future," Mergasouri stated, adding the Iraqi ...
According to Iraqi newspaper al-Mada, an Iraqi security source warned of the possible fall of Hawija to remnants of IS. Earlier in December, the US-led coalition warned that militants were moving freely in the desert areas bordering Iraq controlled by regime forces and would be adapting insurgency tactics in the country.
Haji Kanduz, an official at the scene of the mass grave, told local Iraqi media that IS militants buried alive some of the Ezidi women they had kidnapped. "Young women were [taken], and the old and disabled ones were buried," he added. According to Kanduz, security officials were continuing to search the area for other ...
Iraqi media reports say two mass graves containing 90 bodies have been discovered near the northern town of Sinjar. Iraqi news portal Shafaq News reported that the bodies of men, women, and children were found near Sinjar, which was seized by the Islamic State (IS) militant group in 2014. IS militants ...
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan 24) - The head of the Warka bloc in the Iraqi Parliament Joseph Silewa on Thursday accused the Iranian-backed Hashd al-Shaabi (PMF) militia members of attacking residents, including sexually assaults, in Nineveh Province, northern Iraq. Silewa told local Iraqi radio that Christians in ...
Speaking to local Iraqi media, Salim said that the existence of the Hashd al-Shaabi, also known as the Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF), as an independent national military force was "essential" to withstand threats on Iraqi soil. He argued it is evident that many security commanders were corrupt, former Baathists, and ...
Baghdad -- An influential Iraqi Shiite cleric on Monday urged his fighters to hand state-issued weapons back to the government, following Iraq's declaration of victory against the Islamic State group. In a speech broadcast on Iraqi television, Muqtada al-Sadr also called on his forces to hand over some ...
"We can reach Israel through Syria," the cleric said in a speech broadcast on Iraqi television channels on Thursday. "Now, I am alone, but if all armed factions agree to confront Israel, I am ready to be the first soldier, not the first commander," he added. Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani in Najaf also condemned the move, saying all ...
Last Thursday, Iraqi media quoted an informed source from the National Iraqi Alliance as saying that Baghdad and Erbil have agreed to form a committee to reach a solution for the crisis arisen from the latter holding an illegal independence referendum last September, which resulted in an overwhelming ...
According to Iraqi newspaper al-Mada, an Iraqi security source warned of the possible fall of Hawija to remnants of IS, as Iraqi forces withdrew from the area following its liberation. The presence of IS sleeper cells are one of the toughest security challenges facing newly-liberated areas and hinder the return ...
Iraqi media reports say two mass graves containing 90 bodies have been discovered near the northern town of Sinjar. Iraqi news portal Shafaq News reported that the bodies of men, women, and children were found near Sinjar, which was seized by the Islamic State (IS) militant group in 2014. IS militants ...

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan 24) - The head of the Warka bloc in the Iraqi Parliament Joseph Silewa on Thursday accused the Iranian-backed Hashd al-Shaabi (PMF) militia members of attacking residents, including sexually assaults, in Nineveh Province, northern Iraq. Silewa told local Iraqi radio that Christians in ...
Speaking to local Iraqi media, Salim said that the existence of the Hashd al-Shaabi, also known as the Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF), as an independent national military force was "essential" to withstand threats on Iraqi soil. He argued it is evident that many security commanders were corrupt, former Baathists, and ...
10 a new national holiday, and presided over a military parade of troops, tanks and helicopters, all broadcast on Iraqi television. The American general who commands the counter-ISIS campaign issued a statement underscoring that ISIS remains a threat. "The Coalition congratulates the government of Iraq ...
In a speech broadcast on Iraqi television, Muqtada al-Sadr also called on his forces to hand over some territory to other branches of Iraq's security forces, but said his men would continue to guard a holy Shiite shrine in Samarra, north of Baghdad. Al-Sadr commands one of several mostly Shiite militias that ...
Baghdad -- Just four days before he was about to legally change his first name, Iraqi teenager Osama bin Laden Hussein died after being electrocuted, a cousin said on Thursday. The 16-year-old was named by his father after al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden, whose group carried out the September ...
Jasim al-Bayati, a parliament member from the State of Law bloc, said a KRG delegation will visit Baghdad to begin dialogue over the outstanding issues between Erbil and the Iraqi government. Bayati, who has close links with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, told Iraqi media that meetings between the Iraqi government ...
He was reported dead by some Iraqi media sources in July, but there has been no confirmation by the US Coalition or Iraqi armed forces.
Among those who felt the impact of the earthquake of magnitude 7.3 on the Richter scale that struck the border between Iraq and Iran, killing at ...
The official Iraqi television network would not deal with the Kurdistan Region as a ... the provisions of Article 16, paragraph 7 of the Iraqi media Network Law No.
Photographs circulated by local Iraqi media showed the houses with Assayish, followed by a name and a mobile number, written on the walls.
The barbaric extremist chief escaped to Syria, leaving his brainwashed supporters behind to die, the Iraqi media news agency reported.
Rawa (IraqiNews.com) Islamic State's supreme leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has reportedly fled Iraq to Syria in a yellow taxi, the Iraqi media ...
Last month, the Communications and Media Commission (CMC), the Iraqi media regulator, ordered both Kurdistan 24 and Rudaw to be shut ...
Last week, the Communications and Media Commission (CMC), the Iraqi media regulator, ordered both Kurdistan 24 and Rudaw TV to be shut down, citing a ...
Nuaman al-Zawbai, commander of the 7th division of Al-Jazeera Operations command, told the Iraqi media news agency that "85% of Qaim ...
Last week, the Communications and Media Commission (CMC), the Iraqi media regulator, ordered both Kurdistan 24 and Rudaw TV to be shut down, citing a ...
Two days earlier, in an interview on Iraqi television, Ala Talabani stated, ... during the prime minister's weekly press conference to Iraqi media, ...
Mujahid Abu al-Hill, the head of the Iraqi media Network, announced Oct. 17 that Al-Iraqiya will broadcast programs in the Kurdish language for ...
Iraqi media reports say a senior general of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps told Kurdish commanders to surrender or be crushed.
Recently, Iraqi security forces, including Iranian-backed Shiite militias, massed outside Kirkuk. Iraqi media reports say a senior general of the ...
Iraqi media news agency quoted the sources saying that army jets bombarded Wadi al-Qathef region when tens of group members were ...
The casket was covered with the national flag of Kurdistan which was met by criticism from some local Iraqi media and led to some Iraqi Shia ...
Iraqi Kurds have reacted with outrage to an Arabic newspaper splash which appeared to show male models representing five countries ...
Adult film actress Piper Perri must have never thought that a picture from her X-rated movie would appear in an Iraqi newspaper lambasting the ...
Baghdad (AP) -- An influential Iraqi Shiite cleric on Monday urged his fighters to hand state-issued weapons back to the government, following Iraq's declaration of victory against the Islamic State group. In a speech broadcast on Iraqi television, Muqtada al-Sadr also called on his forces to hand over some ...
On Monday, the leader of one of those militias, the influential Iraqi Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, urged his fighters to hand state-issued weapons back to the government. In a speech broadcast on Iraqi television, al-Sadr also called on his forces to hand over some territory to other branches of Iraq's security ...
Baghdad -- The Iraqi Parliament's Committee on women, Family and Childhood revealed Nov. 13 that there are organized criminals behind the work of some female minors in cafes and casinos. The committee said this phenomenon is no different from that of human trafficking. The next day, an Iraqi radio ...
The United States has provided $1.7 billion in humanitarian assistance to Iraq since 2014, the US Ambassador Douglas Silliman revealed during a roundtable with Iraqi media on Tuesday. This includes $112 million to support the removal of explosive remnants of war including landmines, unexploded ...
"We can reach Israel through Syria," the cleric said in a speech broadcast on Iraqi television channels on Thursday. "Now, I am alone, but if all armed factions agree to confront Israel, I am ready to be the first soldier, not the first commander," he added. Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani in Najaf also condemned the ...
... the houses of Arab and Turkmen locals in Irbil were seized by the Assayish, which was also photographed and circulated by local Iraqi media ...
The stabbing, attacks on NRT and KNN TV crews in Erbil, NRT media office vandalism and the Iraqi media regulator orders to the Kurdish ...
"The latest surveys of the Iraqi media users shows 65 percent of them use social platforms to receive information -- not the traditional platforms ...
Last week, the Communications and Media Commission, the Iraqi media regulator, ordered both Kurdistan 24 and Rudaw TV to be shut down, citing a "lack of ...


 

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