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BAGHDAD, Jan 29 (KUNA) -- Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar Abadi said Monday close cooperation among Arab countries contributed to decline of terrorism in the region, calling for promotion of economic and social ... Abadi, meanwhile, said Iraq wold be holding general elections according to schedule.
The head of the media office of Vice President Nouri al-Maliki, author and journalist Hisham al-Rikabi, told Al-Monitor, “Attacks by bodyguards and security members are not new in Iraq. Several journalists, reporters and their team members have been killed and many sustained various injuries since the ...

Gen. Wathiq al-Hamdani, Nineveh Police Chief, said nine IS members were arrested during the ongoing offensive carried out by the police command in cooperation with army and security services in one of the districts in Mosul. Islamic State continues to launch sporadic attacks across Iraq against troops.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has insisted that the general elections will go ahead as planned, calling it a “constitutional commitment” that should ... VIDEO: @HaiderAlAbadi tells @Turkialdakhil on why his insistence on holding the upcoming #Iraq elections on time is directly related to 'respecting the ...
To be sure, Kurdistan is nothing like the Iraq of Mosul but a Middle Eastern Montana with ruins: a cooler, welcoming tableau of crisp mountain streams and scrappy peaks. A traveler .... Darin E. Huss, the center's director, and Iraqi and Kurdish generals, came in to answer our questions about the fight. “In 10 ...
The shootings, the torture, the general chaos, all helped drive thousands of Iraqis from the minority Sunni community into the arms of radical groups led by ... Yes, the self-proclaimed caliph and leader of ISIS who, according to Iraqi terrorism expert Hisham al-Hashimi, “absorbed the jihadist ideology and ...

28 (Xinhua) -- A total of four people were killed and nine others wounded on Sunday in separate gunfire and bomb attacks in the Iraqi provinces of ... Also in Diyala, a police statement said that the provincial police curried out an operation, led by the provincial police leader Maj. Gen. Jassim al-Saadi, to hunt ...
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan 24) – The United States has stopped a maintenance program for the Iraqi-owned Abrams tanks after one of the military vehicles was provided to the Iranian-backed Hashd al-Shaabi, Iraqi media reported on Sunday. Iraq-based al-Ghad Press revealed that American company General ...
Al-Sadr called for "immediately punishing the aggressors," in a statement posted to Twitter. The U.S.-led coalition has closely supported Iraqi military advances against IS with air strikes for over three years. Last month Iraq declared victory over the extremists but continues to fight IS insurgent groups across ...
BAGHDAD, Jan 25 (KUNA) -- Iraqi Defense Minister Irfan Al-Hayali expressed wishes on Thursday to bolster military cooperation with Kuwait to enhance the ... The Kuwaiti delegation includes Secretary of the Kuwaiti Journalists Association Adnan Al-Rashed, KUNA Deputy General Director for the Editorial ...
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, KRG Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani and Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani talking in Davos, Switzerland ... a "renewed vigor" reconstructing the oil and gas sector under Abadi's government, OPEC Secretary General Mohammed Sanusi Barkindo told Rudaw's ...
Ahead of Iraq's May parliamentary elections, Iranian-backed militias announced the formation of a coalition called al Fatah al Mubin (Manifest Victory). It is led by Hadi al Ameri, chief of the Badr Organization and current Iraqi parliamentarian, who has close ties to Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps ...
By Fawaz Ismairan BAGHDAD, Jan 25 (KUNA) -- Iraqi Deputy Speaker Hamam Hamoudi expressed hopes on Thursday to see Kuwaiti-Iraqi cooperation as "a leading example for the whole region, especially since the two countries went through a great deal of struggles." Hamoudi also hoped to overcome ...
By Alaa Al-Huaijel BAGHDAD, Jan 24 (KUNA) -- Iraqi Vice President Nouri Al-Maliki has expressed hope the planned Iraqi reconstruction conference will ... The Kuwaiti delegation includes Secretary of the Kuwaiti Journalists Association Adnan Al-Rashed, KUNA Deputy General Director for the Editorial ...
BAGHDAD, Jan 22 (KUNA) -- Iraqi Interior Minister Qasim Al-Araji said that the Iraqi government is determined to upgrade its relations with Kuwait from "very good ... The Kuwaiti delegation includes Deputy Director General For Editorial Affairs and Editor-in-Chief of Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) Saad Al-Ali, ...
"The Conference will also be an important opportunity to demonstrate Iraq's commitment to economic and social reforms which are crucial to mobilise much needed ... The EU expressed support to Iraqi and international efforts to hold members of Daesh to account and ensure accountability for human rights ...
22 (Xinhua) -- The Iraqi President Fuad Masoum Monday ratified the date of the country's general elections on May 12, just hours after the approval of the ... The cabinet of the Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi in coordination with Iraq's Independent High Electoral Commission decided May 12 as date for ...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Army chief of staff, who recently returned from a trip to Iraq, said U.S. troops there will continue to help Iraqi security forces ... in Iraq is a lot different than it was three or four years ago when ISIS came rolling out of the desert and screaming down the Euphrates River Valley,” Gen.
SULAIMANI – Iraqi forces including counter-terrorism units arrived in Tuz Khurmatu on Friday (January 12) to take control of the security situation, Iraq's General Command said. Iraqi General Command of Armed Forces said in a statement that counter-terrorism forces, rapid response forces and ...
He was the Team Leader and Senior Advisor to the 7th Iraqi Infantry Division as it assumed responsibility for operations in Al Anbar Province Iraq in 2008 – 2009. As a General Officer starting in 2009, LtGen Broadmeadow served as the Deputy Commanding General (CG) Marine Forces Pacific, Deputy ...
“I try to explain to the Americans — if we have to go into North Korea, it is not going to be like going into Iraq or Afghanistan. It's not going to be like toppling [ex-Iraqi President Saddam] Hussein. This would be more like trying to get rid of Allah,” retired Lt. Gen. In-Bum Chun told a London think tank audience ...
Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary‑General (12 January 2018) - Iraq ... From Iraq, we are told that military operations targeting suspected Daesh (Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant) militants in Kirkuk's Hawija district have continued to cause civilian displacement, ...
“We will build upon the success of the 1st Armored Division as we look forward to partnering with the coalition forces and the Iraqi Security Forces as they build long-term stability through credible and ready security forces.” Army Lt. Gen. Paul Funk, commanding general of Combined Joint Task Force ...
More than 500 Fort Drum soldiers, including the commander of the 10th Mountain Division, will be deploying to Iraq this spring. ... We will build upon the success of the 1st Armored Division as we look forward to partnering with the coalition forces and the Iraqi Security Forces as they build long term stability ...
Mr Al Salehi noted that more than 3,000 Turkmen have been targeted in Tuz Khurmatu since 2003, according to statistics from the Iraqi parliament. In November, the UN secretary general's special representative for Iraq, Jan Kubis, said "at least 150 houses belonging to Turkmen and Kurds were reportedly ...
Iraqi Air Force Brig. Gen. Husni Khazaal Al maliki (left), Al Muthana Technical Wing commander, and Lt. Col. Ronald Llantada, 770th Air Expeditionary ... AL MUTHANA AIR BASE, Iraq (AFNS) -- The Iraqi Air Force certified their first 7-level craftsman C-130 Hercules maintenance technicians in a ceremony, ...
Iraqi security forces are forcibly returning civilians from refugee camps to unsafe areas in Anbar province, exposing them to death from booby traps or acts of vigilantism, refugees and aid workers say. Managing more ... A general view of the Amriyat al Fallujah camp in Anbar Province, Iraq January 3, 2018.
A joint force from the Iraqi army and police carried out an operation in Maytah area, some 120 km northeast of the Iraqi capital Baghdad, leaving four IS militants killed and destroying eight IS hideouts, Lt. Gen. Mezhir al-Azzawi, commander of the security forces responsible for military operations in Diyala ...
... Forces Land Component Command in Iraq. Under the leadership of Maj. Gen. Robert “Pat” White, the commanding general for the 1st Armored Division and Fort Bliss, these soldiers have been overseeing about 10,000 U.S. and coalition forces in Iraq. In early December, the Iraqi government announced ...
The secretary general of Iraq's council of ministers, Mehdi Al Alaq, said Baghdad and the World Bank had estimated reconstruction would cost at least $100 billion (Dh367bn). "The conference is expected to stray from the norm while providing lucrative investment opportunities, which will be announced in ...
Iraqi security forces are forcibly returning civilians from refugee camps to unsafe areas in the predominantly Sunni Anbar province, exposing them to death from booby-traps or acts of ... Abadi is riding a wave of popularity after defeating Isis in Iraq and is anxious the election should not be held up.
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – An American citizen who has been detained by the US military in Iraq for several months without legal representation, on allegations ... The case was filed in the US District court for the District of Columbia (Washington, D.C.) against General James Mattis in his official capacity as ...
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi receives a delegation of Kurdish opposition parties in Baghdad on January 4, 2018. ... Omar Sayid Ali, Goran's leader, met with the US Ambassador to Iraq Douglas Silliman and US Consul General to Erbil Ken Gross on Thursday, when Ali said that the KDP and PUK ...
The III Corps and Fort Hood commanding general provided an update on the current conflict with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria in the Middle East Dec. 18, 2017. Lt. Gen. Paul E. Funk II briefed members of the Central Texas news media from the Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve ...
Fort Hood commander Lt. Gen. Paul E. Funk II, who is leading the anti-ISIS campaign in the Middle East, said Dec. 18 that even as the Islamic State is pushed from its territories in Iraq and Afghanistan, stubborn challenges will exist in the region, perhaps for years. Funk pointed to a single neighborhood in ...
Fort Hood commander Lt. Gen. Paul E. Funk II, who is leading the anti-ISIS campaign in the Middle East, said Dec. 18 that even as the Islamic State is pushed from its territories in Iraq and Afghanistan, stubborn challenges will exist in the region, perhaps for years. Funk pointed to a single neighborhood in ...
Baghdad, Iraq (CNN) Lt. Gen. ... Iraqis know that the taciturn general was key to the long, grinding campaign that defeated ISIS. ... It was the storied "Golden Division" of Iraq's Counter-Terrorism Service, the Iraqi version of US Special Operations Forces, that did much of the fighting and dying to defeat ISIS.
They discussed the “general security situation in the region, particularly in Iraq and Syria, and the measures required to be taken in the fight against terrorist ... The US added that the gathering with the Iraqi and Turkish generals was part of a commitment to “strengthen relationships between their militaries.”
The Iraqi and Turkish militaries began joint military operations on the Turkish side of the border with the Kurdistan Region in late September, and Iraqi officials have repeatedly expressed a desire to take control of all international border crossings including those manned by Kurdistan Region security forces.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has declared the end to the country's war against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) ... Earlier on Saturday, senior military commander Lt General Abdul Ameer Rasheed Yarallah had announced the end of the fight against ISIL saying that ...
BAGHDAD, Jan 21 (KUNA) -- Dean of Iraqi journalists Muwayyed Al-Lami praised His Highness the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah's ... The Kuwaiti delegation also includes KUNA's Deputy Director General and Chief Editor Saad Al-Ali, Secretary General of Kuwait Journalists ...
Iraqi Air Force Brig. Gen. Husni Khazaal Al maliki, Al Muthana Technical Wing commander and Lt. Col. Ronald Llantada, 770th Air Expeditionary Advisor Squadron commander speak at a graduation ceremony, Dec. 27, 2017. The Iraqi Air Force certified their first 7-level craftsman C-130 Hercules ...
A child stands by a fire in a courtyard after fleeing fighting between ISIS and Iraqi security forces near Mosul, Iraq, on March 4, 2017. ... The U.S. general commanding forces against the Islamic State said it has lost 98 percent of the land it claimed and 7.7 million people have been liberated from its control, ...
Accompanied by Janet Alberda the Dutch consul general in Erbil, Wolters met ... the relations between the region and Iraqi central government.
As it turned out, the commanding general hated Americans — until three nights later when Eubank joined an Iraqi team to rescue some of their ...
Nauert likened the pending Iraqi legislation to the practices of the Islamic ... It was approved in the wake of the overthrow of the Iraqi monarchy in a military coup led by Gen. ... of the Secretary-General for the UN Assistance Mission in Iraq.
EFPs took the lives of many brave Americans deployed in Iraq, and wounded ... In August, Brigadier General Esmail Quaani, deputy commander of Iran's Quds ... to Generals Petraeus and Odierno on Iranian activities in Iraq.
The United States was instrumental in drafting the 2005 Iraqi constitution. However, parts of the constitution, like the creation of a Supreme ...
Draft law legalizing marriage of 9-year-olds in Iraq draws UN ire ... United Nations in Iraq has criticized a draft Iraqi law that would allow girls as young as ... to Iraq of the UN Secretary-General through a statement on Thursday.
The sight of Turkish soldiers at the Habur border crossing with Iraq for the first ... the director general of the KRG Customs Administration, issued a ... in Turkey and were returning to Iraq accompanying Iraqi Chief of Staff Gen.


 

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