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ERBIL (Kurdistan 24) – Germany's minister of development on Sunday arrived in the Kurdistan Region capital of Erbil for talks with senior Kurdish officials about his country's plans to repatriate thousands of displaced Iraqis back to their homes. In a meeting with Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister ...
Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) Two Iraqi civilians were wounded on Saturday when a bomb blast hit an area west of the capital, according to a security source. Alghad Press quoted the source saying that the blast occurred near a popular market in al-Zeidan, Abu Gharib, west of Baghdad, leaving two civilians ...

Demonstrators gathered in major cities across Iraq on Sunday to protest U.S.-led airstrikes against Syria in protests called for by Muqtada al-Sadr, the influential Shiite cleric who led the Mehdi Army that fought U.S. forces after the toppling of Saddam Hussein's regime in 2003. The demonstrations took place ...
Political parties in Iraq have started campaigning for parliamentary elections next month. Nearly 7,000 candidates are competing for 329 seats, but they face tough challenges following the three-year war against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) group. Al Jazeera's ...
Today marks 15 years since Iraqis celebrated the collapse of Saddam Hussein's regime by toppling a statue of the longtime ruler in downtown Baghdad. Interested in Iraq? Add Iraq as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Iraq news, video, and analysis from ABC News. Iraq. Add Interest. Some of those ...
The world's oldest-known bridge, an ancient Sumerian structure in Iraq, is to be used by the British Museum as a training site to teach two groups of female archaeologists the skills to restore the country's Islamic State-ravaged heritage. After a conflict that saw Isis jihadists destroy large parts of Iraq's ...

“For four years, Japan has been assisting vulnerable Iraqis and Syrian refugees in Iraq affected by ISIL through its Supplementary Budget,” Mr. Fumio Iwai, Ambassador of Japan to Iraq said. “The US$10 million assistance to WFP comes as part of the new package of humanitarian and stabilization efforts to ...
Alsumaria News quoted the source saying that two civilians were cleaning up their home in Rawa, a former Islamic State militants' stronghold in western Anbar, but the house turned out to be booby-trapped, and exploded with them inside. On Wednesday, an army officer and a shepherd were killed in the ...
Former Ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton speaks to guests at the Iowa Freedom Summit on January 24, 2015, in Des Moines, Iowa. (Photo: Scott Olson / Getty Images). The illegal 2003 invasion and occupation of Iraq has, thus far, left approximately 1 million Iraqis dead. That is roughly 5 ...
And in this history, a history you never hear discussed on cable news, the main victims are, as they've always been: ordinary Iraqis. Newscaster: The latest Middle East crisis, perhaps the most menacing of all, has flared up in Iraq, a country that produces over 30 million tons of oil a year. In this picture, King ...
While IS preached radical hate, the imams preach humanity, trying to confront extremist thought and demonstrate that Islam is a religion of peace, mercy and civility. They hold workshops with young Iraqis where they use their Quranic knowledge to debunk the lies spouted by radicals, and teach the next ...
In 2006, the British medical journal Lancet estimated 600,000 Iraqis died in just the first 40 months of the war. The U.S. has also lost about 4,500 soldiers in Iraq. Just last week, seven U.S. servicemembers died in a helicopter crash in western Iraq near the Syrian border. The war in Iraq has also destabilized ...
Hundreds of Iraqis staged a sit-in in Baghdad on March 18 to protest deteriorating services in the capital's eastern part. Protesters set tires ablaze and blocked a highway linking Baghdad to the eastern province of Diyala, amid calls for Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi to intervene to improve the quality of ...
The family of Armenian heritage were refugees in Lebanon before they found out Australia was looking at a special intake of 12,000 Syrians and Iraqis for resettlement in 2015. Luckily they had relatives in Australia who helped them through the sponsorship process. It was an emotional moment when Mr ...
PM Abadi looks to reassure Iraqis on trip to diverse Mosul. By Rudaw 12 hours ago. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi arrives in the country's second-largest city of Mosul on March 14, 2018. Photo: GoI. ERBIL, Kurdistan Region — On a trip to Iraq's second-largest city of Mosul, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi "saluted" all ...
International resettlement experts from seven countries are gathering in Sydney Wednesday to look at ways to help millions of people displaced by the war in Syria. The summit will also release the first results of a research project looking at how 12,000 refugees from the conflict have adapted to life in ...
As Iraq transitions out of crisis, families affected by conflict face new and diverse challenges. While millions of Iraqis are rebuilding their lives, an estimated 8.7 million people are still in need of lifesaving assistance. Some 2.3 million people are displaced and many of the 3.5 million people who returned to ...

ERBIL, Kurdistan – The Iraqi government and all Iraqis must stand up in support of their neighbours, the United Nations' country representative urged in a ... Kubis said it was the unity of all Iraqis that defeated ISIS and in the new Iraq “there is no place for intolerance and discrimination, for targeting and ...
Some 700,000 Iraqis are in need for urgent assistance across the country, the UN's International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said in a statement yesterday. “The number of internally displaced Iraqis is currently more than 2.3 million, and those who have returned to their place of origin over 3.5 million,” ...
Additionally, the continuous violence and insecurity in Iraq, after the 2003 military intervention, led to the displacement of Iraqis to the neighboring countries. The Jordanian government estimates that there are some 450,000 to 500,000 Iraqis hosted in Jordan. At the end of December 2017 65,922 Iraqis are ...
Fresh protests erupted in Iraq's southern Karbala province on Saturday against the arrest of Shia cleric Hossein Shirazi in Iran. Scores of demonstrators waved banners calling for Shirazi's release amid calls for the Iraqi government to intervene to free the Shia cleric. “The Iraqi government should intervene ...
BAGHDAD: As militants swept across Iraq three years ago, he rescued a treasure trove of ancient religious manuscripts from near-certain destruction. Father Najeeb Michaeel is now training fellow Iraqis to preserve their heritage. “My duty is to save our heritage, a significant treasure,” the Dominican friar ...
Father Najeeb Michaeel works on an old manuscript at the Oriental Manuscript Digitisation Center (CNDO) in Arbil. SAFIN HAMED / AFP. Baghdad - Asharq Al-Awsat. As militants swept across Iraq three years ago, he rescued a treasure trove of ancient religious manuscripts from near-certain destruction.
BAGHDAD: As jihadists swept across Iraq three years ago, he rescued a treasure trove of ancient religious manuscripts from near-certain destruction. Father Najeeb Michaeel is now training fellow Iraqis to preserve their heritage. "My duty is to save our heritage, a significant treasure," the Dominican friar ...
From a humanitarian perspective, the disparity in treatment of Syrians and Iraqis is difficult to fathom. Both countries have been torn apart by years of extreme political violence. Both have experienced immense displacement of civilians within their territory and over their borders. In recent years, much of the ...
Iraqis are issued electronic voting cards in Baghdad, Iraq, Tuesday, March 6, 2018. More than 24 million voters are eligible to cast their ballots in May in the country's fourth parliamentary elections since the US-led invasion in 2003 that toppled Saddam Hussein. (AP). Mosul, one of the world's oldest cities, ...
Helping displaced Iraqis return home and rebuild their lives will be a focus of the United Nations in Iraq for 2018 after the conclusion of large-scale ... Noting that an estimated two million Iraqis are expected to return home this year, Balakrishnan stressed that the importance of ensuring returns are voluntary.
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Turkish police have detained four Iraqis suspected of planning an attack on the US embassy in Ankara, media reports said. The group were held during anti-terror raids in the Black Sea province of Samsun, the Hurriyet daily reported, after the US mission in the capital announced ...
An unnamed French town in the vicinity of Paris has become a temporary home for dozens of Iraqis who were refused asylum in Finland and who hope to submit their applications anew in France. Perhaps somewhat ironically, they took the same route as they did on their way to Finland, but in reverse: ...
Turkish police on Monday detained four Iraqis suspected of planning an attack on the US embassy in Ankara during anti-terror raids, local media reported. The four were detained in the Black Sea province of Samsun, Hurriyet daily said, after the US mission in the capital said it would be closed on Monday ...
Turkish police on Monday detained four Iraqis suspected of planning an attack on the U.S. embassy in Ankara during anti-terror raids, local media reported. The four were detained in the Black Sea province of Samsun, Hurriyet daily said, after the U.S. mission in the capital said it would be closed on ...
DETROIT (CN) – U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement filed an appeal with the Sixth Circuit challenging a federal judge's order releasing more than 100 Iraqi nationals who had been languishing in immigration-detention facilities for months. The American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit ...
Turkish police on Monday detained four Iraqis suspected of planning an attack on the US embassy in Ankara during anti-terror raids, local media reported. The four were detained in the Black Sea province of Samsun, Hurriyet daily said, after the US mission in the capital said it would be closed on Monday ...
Kuwait's National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim in talks with his Iraqi counterpart Dr Salim Al-Jabouri. KUWAIT CITY, March 4, (KUNA): Iraq's top lawmaker Dr Salim Al-Jabouri on Sunday said he was thankful for the support Kuwait has given his war-torn country, with aid running the gamut from ...
The security forces in Iraq are reported to have been preventing citizens who live in Mosul from entering the capital, Baghdad, and subjecting them to ill-treatment as they try to pass through checkpoints, Al-Quds Al-Arabi news website has reported. According to one resident from Mosul, Umm Rasha, ...
In June 2014, Islamic State fighters seized the northern Iraqi city of Mosul. It took the U.S.-backed Iraqi military three years to liberate the city, finally defeating the terrorists last July. Last week, the international community raised $30 billion in financing to rebuild IS-liberated areas in Iraq, including Mosul, the ...
Iraqis volunteer to rebuild their war-torn country. In a campaign called 'Lifting the Debris', young Iraqi volunteers are coming together to ... A group of young Iraqis say they will not wait for the government to rebuild the country. Billions of dollars have been promised for reconstruction, but as negotiations go ...
Displaced Iraqis making the journey home to the country's war-weary western provinces face extreme insecurity and life-threatening conditions as ... Managing more than two million Iraqis who have been displaced in the war between Iraqi forces and ISIS is one of Baghdad's most daunting tasks after it ...
Nearly 9 million Iraqis require humanitarian assistance of which 5 million are in critical need of safe drinking water, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). A drastic reduction in armed conflict is anticipated for this year, however, the complex pattern of second displacements may continue to ...
A festive atmosphere prevailed at the Basra International Stadium on Wednesday, despite home side Iraq losing 3-2 to Qatar. Tags: Iraq, FIFA, Football, Qatar. Iraq lost 3-2 to Qatar in a friendly international football match in Basra on Wednesday, as the home side's fans celebrated the lifting of FIFA's ...
17 that it expresses contempt for and disregard of the Iraqis. “The civil movement, liberals, communists, nationalists, democrats and all the honorable people of Iraq will not allow Ali Akbar Velayati and other Iranians to interfere in Iraqi affairs,” he wrote. In turn, the Sunni currents were also disturbed by the ...
I was teaching the day the airplanes hit the World Trade Center. It was the second meeting of “The Communist Manifesto for Seminarians,” a course for my fellow graduate students. By the time I got to class, both towers had collapsed. A few hours later, Building 7 came down, as well. We dispensed with a ...
Hundreds of Iraqi families forced to flee last year's fighting in Mosul are being prevented from returning home by their communities because they had a relative who joined Islamic State, an aid worker said Tuesday. Communities are also barring some families from accessing aid for the same reason, said ...
Iraqis Continue Security, Clearance Operations In Territory Once Held by ISIS. By Terri ... “In Kirkuk, an ISIS suicide bomber attack on a government building was foiled by the [Iraqis], resulting in the bomber's vest detonating, killing the terrorist but not injuring any friendly forces or civilians,” Manning said.
Three people were killed in two separate attacks in Iraq on Tuesday, according to local police officers. An explosive device struck a convoy of pro-government Sunni fighters in al-Doura district in southern Baghdad, killing two fighters and injuring two others, First Lieutenant Hatem al-Jabri told Anadolu ...
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan 24) – Bahrain's government since Jan. 29, 2018 has stripped the citizenship and deported eight people to Iraq after they were convicted of damaging the country's security, Human Rights Watch (HRW) revealed on Sunday. The deportations came after an appeal court upheld a 2012 ...
Hashd al-Shaabi forcibly displaced over 200 Iraqis, committed war crimes: HRW. Remnants of a home Hashd al-Shaabi forces destroyed on Jan. 9, 2018. (Photo: HRW/Belkis Wille). Hashd al-Shaabi Islamic State PMF. A+ A A-. ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan 24) – Hashd al-Shaabi militias forcibly displaced at least ...
While outsiders, in large part journalists, activists and academics, argue over that decision, Iraqis in 2018 contend with their present and future, while continuing to pick up the pieces of the past. There are key milestones for Iraq this year, most importantly the upcoming elections in May that can either build a ...
Iraqis are renowned in the Arab world for their literary culture. Mosul, capital of Nineveh province and sitting at a crossroads of ancient trading routes, ... dressed in a white veil dotted with butterflies over a beige coat. Iraqis must “give everyone the opportunity to participate,” she added. “Men and women.” ...
"There is much to learn from Japan's efforts," says Mohammed Hashim Nimer. "The situation here is quite different from that of Iraq. But I think we can draw on some of the lessons." Rebuilding their hometowns -- together with their people. The organizers hoped the young Iraqis found useful ideas to begin a ...


 

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