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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.
The court issued its ruling, said Anadolu, against the high-profile Sunni official, after a complaint filed by the Department of the Shia Waqf (religious Endowment) in Iraq. Al-Nujaifi, who is the brother of the current Iraqi Vice President Usama Al-Nujaifi, was sacked in 2015 by the Iraqi Parliament after he was ...
An Iraqi court has condemned a German woman to death after she was found guilty of belonging to the jihadist group. She admitted ... A German woman of Moroccan origin was sentenced to death by hanging by a court in Iraq on Sunday after she was found guilty of joining the "Islamic State" (IS) group.
They have fled the country, their pockets full, or been released from prison under amnesties: despite Iraq's "war" on corruption, those guilty of embezzling state funds often evade ... But Abadi's fight against corruption is "still in the realm of theory" at this stage, according to Iraqi analyst Hisham al-Hashemi.
Foreign fighters against "Islamic State" have been subjected to heavy mistreatment in Iraqi Kurdish prisons. Karlos Zurutuza and Ferran Barber spoke ... On a blank sheet of paper, Marcos sketches the plan of the Kurdish prison where he spent 95 days in captivity. "Just picture more than a hundred people ...
A fresh bid to trace 39 missing Indians in Iraq has yielded no result so far. ... VK Singh had discussions with senior Iraqi officials in Baghdad, ... However, media reports showed the prison in ruins and the area desolate.
Iraqi forces have found the mass grave on Friday with the bodies of ... mass graves, including one with about 500 bodies in Badush prison, ...
An image taken from Kurdistan24 shows Mohamed Jamal Khweis, a 26-year-old American who spent time fighting for ISIS in Iraq.
German federal police arrested an Iraqi suspected people-smuggler believed to ... He faces between three and 15 years in prison if convicted. ... worsening conflicts in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan risked their lives attempting ...
An Iraq war combat veteran who served seven years in the army's 82nd Airborne Division avoided prison time and received a conditional ...
ISIS Leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi's Ex-Wife Released From prison in ... Baghdadi and marrying him in Iraq, before the verdict was delivered. "Let me ... a caliphate for the world's Muslims that straddled the Iraqi-Syrian border.
The leak earned Manning a thirty-five-year prison sentence, which ... to U.S. soldiers or local sources in Iraq or Afghanistan, a view disputed by ...
Some 42,000 Iraqi and Kurdish troops are currently amassing outside Hawija, a town relatively unknown to the world outside Iraq prior to the IS phenomenon. ... jailing him in Tikrit Central Prison, formerly Saddam Hussein's hometown. ... of prisoners escaped from overcrowded prisons in a mass jailbreak.
Tent City prisons might be just the ticket to reduce crime ... Nationwide we taxpayers spend an average of $71,000 annually per prison inmate. ... tents used are the same as our military troops in Afghanistan and Iraq live in.
Iraqi courts are fast-tracking cases in court against "Islamic State" (IS) ... is not listed in any of the informal prisons where Iraqi Army units are holding their IS prisoners. ... and yellow prison overalls before one of the investigative judges. .... It emerged in the aftermath of the US-led invasion of Iraq in 2003 and ...
Iraq's justice minister says authorities have closed down a notorious ... 2 400 inmates have been transferred from Abu Ghraib to other prisons in ...
At that point, the Times was reporting on how the biscuit teams operated at the U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Some members ...
Boca Raton's GEO Group is one of the most powerful private-prison ... Colorado detention center are retaliating against Iraqi nationals who have ... The ACLU writes today that the Trump administration agreed to take Iraq off its ...
Baghdad - Iraqi authorities enforced a curfew on Saturday on Saddam Hussein's ... Of 303 inmates at the prison, 102 escaped in the jailbreak, including 47 ... that have deeply embarrassed Iraq's government, which is eager to ...
Michigan's Chaldean Christians escaped persecution in Iraq and ... and Customs Enforcement agents rounding up Iraqi-born Chaldeans for deportation. .... war on drugs, the judge sentenced Adel to 3½ to 20 years in prison.


 

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