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Iraq on Sunday sentenced 19 Russian women to life in prison for joining the Islamic State group, the latest in a series of heavy verdicts against foreign women linked to the jihadists. The head of Baghdad's Central Criminal Court, which deals with terrorism cases, said the women were found guilty of "joining ...
The Central Criminal Court in Baghdad has sentenced 19 Russian women to life in prison after convicting them of joining the Islamic State terrorist group. The court on April 29 also convicted six women from Azerbaijan and four from Tajikistan, sentencing them to life in prison as well. The women were not ...

Iraq on Sunday sentenced 19 Russian women to life in prison for joining the Islamic State group, the latest in a series of heavy verdicts against foreign ... Iraqi courts have sentenced to death a total of more than 300 people, including dozens of foreigners, for belonging to IS, judicial sources said earlier this ...
Some say he was killed during the bombings, some say he was made prisoner by ISIL, however, she believes he was sent to a prison near the Mosul airport. 'We were living in ... Kasim Yahya Ali Hussein, 75, is an Iraq-Iran war veteran who lost his home during the massive Iraqi operation to retake Mosul.
Two German ISIS women with their three children have arrived in Frankfurt, after being held in a prison in the Kurdish capital Erbil. ... that he had zero tolerance policy against German ISIS members who had voluntarily joined the terrorist organizations and then returned from combat zones in Syria and Iraq.
Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi, who is running to retain his position in national elections next month, has repeatedly called for death sentences to be sped up. Since 2013, more than 3,000 people convicted on terror charges have been sentenced to death, according to a spreadsheet of Iraqi prison inmates ...

SULAIMANI — An Iraqi court on Thursday (April 26) sentenced 10 foreign members of Islamic State (ISIS) to death or life in prison. Spokesman of ... Iraq's Higher Judicial Council said 212 people have been sentenced to death in Mosul and surrounding areas, most of them for complicity with Islamic State.
Two Russian women, both holding children in their arms, were also sentenced to life in prison at the same hearing. Iraq declared victory in December against IS, which at one point controlled a third of the country. The Iraqi anti-terrorism law empowers courts to convict people who are believed to have ...
Iraq on Tuesday sentenced a French woman to life in prison for belonging to the Daesh terror group, raising to more than 180 the number of such convictions of foreign women since the country's defeat of Daesh. Djamila Boutoutaou, a 29-year-old of Algerian origin, told a Baghdad court that she left France ...
If it wasn't for the horrors of war, maybe Ryan Hollebon wouldn't be facing life in prison. Or maybe, his attorneys argued, he wouldn't have been in an Anne Arundel County courtroom Tuesday, explaining how he stabbed his girlfriend twice before blacking out “like a television changing channels … with the ...
What may sound like a wild conspiracy theory to outsiders is seen as an established truth by many families of ISIL victims, who believe their relatives are kept in Muthanna airbase or Taji prison — notorious detention sites in Iraq. On Facebook, images purportedly showing Iraqi soldiers snapping selfies in ...
What may sound like a wild conspiracy theory to outsiders is seen as an established truth by many families of ISIL victims, who believe their relatives are kept in Muthanna airbase or Taji prison - notorious detention sites in Iraq. On Facebook, images purportedly showing Iraqi soldiers snapping selfies in ...
There are fears that the Iraqi prison conditions of thousands of detainees accused of having links to ISIS could lead to radicalisation, especially as the jails do not segregate suspected terrorists and other convicts. At least 19,000 people are in prisons for terrorism-linked offences. More than 3,000 have been ...
LONDON (AFP) - An 18-year-old Iraqi asylum seeker on Friday (March 23) received a life sentence with a minimum 34-year jail term over the botched bombing of a rush-hour London Underground train that injured 30 people. Judge Charles Haddon-Cave said Ahmed Hassan had constructed a homemade ...
Iraq needs a large number of investigators and judges to resolve this issue," Fadhel al-Gharwari, a member of Iraqi's parliament-appointed human rights commission, ... The largest concentration of those with ISIS-related convictions is in Nasiriyah Central Prison, about 320 kilometres southeast of Baghdad, ...
Iraq needs a large number of investigators and judges to resolve this issue,” Fadhel al-Gharwari, a member of Iraqi's parliament-appointed human rights ... The largest concentration of those with IS-related convictions is in Nasiriyah Central Prison, about 200 miles southeast of Baghdad, a sprawling ...
The leader of Britain First had his nose broken in prison by an Iraqi asylum seeker, it was claimed last night. Paul Golding, 36, is serving 18 weeks in HMP ... Originally from Iraq, Muhsen was jailed for being part of a mob who went looting during the 2011 riots. He is now serving another sentence for a brutal ...

“The Americans freed their captives; under Iraq, they will all receive the death penalty,” he said. Cellphone signal jammers are installed at prisons holding IS suspects. But in Nasiriyah, the prison official said inmates appear to remain in contact with the outside. He recounted how just days after a guard ...
“The Americans freed their captives” under Iraq, they will all receive the death penalty,” he said. Cellphone signal jammers are installed at prisons holding Daesh suspects. But in Nasiriyah, the prison official said inmates appear to remain in contact with the outside. He recounted how just days after a guard ...
Federal officials are moving to strip the naturalization of a U.S. citizen who pleaded guilty several years ago to sending more than $1 million to Iraq in violation of U.S. sanctions. Mubarak Ahmed Hamed, 61, was sentenced to 58 months in federal prison. He was released from a facility in Texarkana, Texas, ...
Around 350 people detained in northern Iraq who admitted to belonging to IS have been transferred from the city of Kirkuk, which was retaken by federal Iraqi forces in October, to Kurdish-run prisons. "The names of all these prisoners were submitted to the United Nations and the International Committee of ...
The United States has no long-term program for deradicalization, either in prison or after convicted jihadists are released. In Iraq, U.S.-run prisons were recruiting havens for jihadists. The leaders of ISIS, including the caliphate's emir, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, first mobilized in Camp Bucca or Abu Ghraib.
Baghdad declared victory against ISIL in December, after years of fighting to regain vast stretches of territory that the extremists seized in 2014. Iraq has detained thousands of suspected members of ISIL, which became infamous for executing its own detainees in orange jumpsuits. Now, a show titled "In the ...
IRBIL: Authorities in Iraqi Kurdistan said Tuesday they had detained some 4,000 suspected members of the Daesh group, including foreigners, in recent years. ... Iraq who admitted to belonging to Daesh had been transferred from the city of Kirkuk, retaken by federal forces in October, to Kurdish-run prisons.
6 (Xinhua) -- Authorities in Iraq's semi-autonomous region of Kurdistan said Tuesday that about 4,000 militants of Islamic State (IS), including foreigners, ... He also said that about 350 IS militants detained in the city of Kirkuk were transferred to prisons inside the Kurdish region when the Iraqi federal forces ...
Visiting Iraqi prisons, she has found three former Peshmerga who fought against the Iraqi army in Tuz Khurmatu. In early January, a father of a ... Jaf believes the Peshmerga have either been killed, are imprisoned in Iraq, or have been transferred to Syria by ISIS. She said she is ready to go to Syria to find ...
A statement citing a prosecutor and published on the state-run Bahrain News Agency said 19 people were sentenced to life in prison, two were acquitted ... The prosecutor alleged that fugitives in Iran and Iraq communicated with members of the group to smuggle explosives and ammunition into Bahrain.
An Iraqi national who misrepresented himself as an U.S. intelligence officer in a letter to the prime minister of Iraq pleaded guilty Tuesday to unlawfully using the official insignia of the Office of the Director of National ... The maximum penalty is six months in prison, a $5,000 fine and five years of probation.
In his first State of the Union address to Congress, Mr Trump made clear he was fulfilling a campaign promise to keep operating the prison for foreign ... Americans captured him in the beginning of the war in Iraq, and released him a year later, thinking he was a civilian agitator rather than a military threat.
US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order to keep Guantanamo Bay military prison open. ... of dangerous terrorists only to meet them again on the battlefield," he added, giving as an example the Islamic State group's leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who was held in US custody in Iraq.
While Naharian Hamama's husband, Sam, sits in prison, she and two of her children, Britanny, 20, and Chris, 17, will be in Washington D.C. at President Trump's first State of the Union Address Tuesday night. Hamama and her children will serve as Congressman Sander Levin's guests while Sam Hamama, ...
Obama's adversaries had claimed that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi had been released from an Iraqi prison facility called Camp Bucca in 2009. However, the insurgent who went on to lead the Islamic State, was released by a military review board in 2004. Trump did not announce he was about to order the ...
The Associated Press PARIS (AP) — French prison authorities warned Wednesday that protesting prison guards were risking fines or sanctions on the movement's 10th day, ... The protest had threatened to disrupt the first trial related to the deadly Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant attacks on Paris in 2015.
Abdel Falah Al Sudani, a member of then prime minister Nouri Al Maliki's cabinet, was sentenced in absentia to seven years in prison in 2012. Now 70 years old, Mr Al Sudani caused deep embarrassment when in 2009 he attempted to leave Iraq. But his plane was turned around by air traffic controllers ...
The 50-year-old, known only as Lamia K, was captured by Iraqi forces during the battle for Mosul last year and is the first foreign woman to be handed the death penalty in Iraq for her role in ISIS' savage regime. The two French women detained in Iraq were also captured after the fall of Mosul. The first ...
Senior Daesh militants, like Abu Hamza Al-Beljiki (real name is Tarik Jadaoun) now sitting in Iraqi prisons, are subjects of mockery for the populace they ... on social media while news outlets have published selfies taken by Iraqi soldiers of them being captured or marched handcuffed in prison uniforms.
The prisoners were being transferred from a federal prison in Chamchamal, which has been ordered closed by Iraq's Ministry of the Interior, to Fort Suse Federal Prison in ... They were being moved on request from the Iraqi government. ... Both prisons are under the authority of the Iraqi government.
Iraqi forces, backed by a U.S.-led coalition and paramilitary troops, have been fighting since October 2016 to retake territories Islamic State occupied in 2014. Kurds voted overwhelmingly to break away from Iraq in a referendum held on Sept. 25, defying the central government in Baghdad as well as ...
Attorney Adam Thurschwell, who defends the Iraqi man, said the hearing is “very narrow,” and could last two days discussing potential evidence to be used in a ... In the previous four years, the CIA had moved their war-on-terror captives through its secret prison network, called the Black Sites, denying them ...
American 'Isis fighter' held in Iraq challenges detention after seeking civil rights advice from ACLU ... criminal justice system, saying in response to an attack in New York that the suspected perpetrator should be sent to the military prison at Guantanamo Bay and calling the American justice system a “joke”.
U.S. District Judge Mark Goldsmith cited the Constitution in granting a process for the 274 Iraqi nationals who have languished for months in prison to be given bond ... Most of those who were detained are Christians who fear persecution, torture or even death in Iraq, where they are a religious minority.
Whether they raised arms and fought for the group or whether they cooked for fighters in the group or treated them as doctors or otherwise is irrelevant. Under Iraqi law, the idea that you joined ISIS or a similar group like Al-Qaeda means that you are subject to either life in prison or the death penalty.
“We faced an almost complete lack of information both when it comes to Iraqi officials and Russian embassy officials. It was really difficult to work in such circumstances,” the Russian senator representing the Chechen Republic, Ziyad Sabsabi told RT. Sabsabi and his team spent weeks searching for the girl ...
Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) Three-hundred and fifty prisoners have disappeared from prisons of the northern Iraq's autonomous Kurdistan Region, Human Rights Watch reported on Thursday, fearing that their disappearance was perpetrated by security authorities. Those missing are mostly Sunni Arabs who ...
Omar Faraj Saee Al Hardan, 25, has been ordered to serve 16 years in federal prison for attempting to create explosives and travel abroad to fight for the terrorist organization Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), also known as ISIS. “Al Hardan's actions were treacherous and completely antithetical to ...
“We are deeply shocked and appalled at the mass execution on Thursday of 38 men at a prison in the southern Iraqi city of Nassiriya, Iraq, which once again raises huge concerns about the use of the death penalty in the country,” said spokesperson for the UN Human Rights office Liz Throssell in a press ...
German 'Islamic State' bride regrets joining terror group in Iraq ... A German teenager who traveled to Iraq and married an "Islamic State" (IS) militant told German television Thursday that she had ruined her life by .... The girl, along with three German women, are reportedly being held in an Iraqi prison.
The broad prosecution under terrorism law of all those affiliated with ISIS in any way, no matter how minimal, could impede future community reconciliation and reintegration, and clog up Iraqi courts and prisons for decades. “Iraq's handling of ISIS trials are a missed opportunity to show its people, the world, ...
The report ranked the Nasiriyah Central Prison, south and the Taji Central Prison, as the worst in terms of mistreating the prisoners. According to the report, there are 38,000 men and more than 900 women detained in Iraqi prisons, noting at the same time that the Iraqi Ministry of Justice blocks official data ...
Baghdad: Their names spread terror across Daesh's so-called “caliphate”, but senior militants now languish in Iraqi prisons, subjects of mockery for the ... on social media while news outlets have published selfies taken by Iraqi soldiers of them being captured or marched handcuffed in prison uniforms.


 

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