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Iraqi parliament dismisses defense minister Khalid al-Obeidi for corruption

The file photo shows a view of the Iraqi parliament in Baghdad. ©ReutersThe Iraqi parliament has dismissed Defense Minister Khalid al-Obeidi, who was recently embroiled in a corruption case.Two unnamed lawmakers told AFP that the Iraqi parliamentari...

Iraq calls in ambassador to Portugal

Iraqi Ambassador to Portugal Saad Mohammed RidhaIraq has summoned its ambassador to Portugal for consultation following a move by Lisbon to briefly arrest the envoy’s twin sons for assaulting a teenage boy.The assault took place in the central Port...

Iran unity with Iraq guarantee security against common threats

Iranian Armed Forces Chief of Staff Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri (Fars News Agency)Unity between Iran and Iraq is a guarantee against common threats, says the chief of staff of the Iranian Armed Forces.Major General Mohammad Hossei...

Daesh Takfiri terrorists uses chemical weapons in attack against Iraqi village

The image grab shows a crude roadside bomb filled with toxic chlorine gas being detonated by bomb disposal teams at an undisclosed location in Iraq.The Daesh Takfiri terrorists have used internationally-banned chemical weapons in their recent attack...

Daesh executes five civilian rescuers in Iraq: Local TV

Daesh terrorists in Iraq (file photo)Daesh has reportedly executed five individuals who had been helping civilians in Iraq flee the areas controlled by the Takfiri terrorist group.Iraq’s Alhurra television channel reported the atrocity on Saturday,...

جانے نہ جانے گل ہی نہ جانے

by My Pakistan on Aug 11, 2016

US: 45,000 Daesh-linked militants killed in Syria, Iraq

The US says nearly 45,000 Daesh-linked terrorists have been killed in Syria and Iraq over the past two years. (file photo)As many as 45,000 members of the Daesh (ISIL) Takfiri group have been killed in the Middle East during the past two years, a sen...

Financial corruption charges against Iraqi parliament speaker dropped

Iraqi Parliament Speaker Salim al-Juburi (AFP)Iraq’s Supreme Judicial Council has dropped a financial corruption case against Parliament Speaker Salim al-Jabouri.The council "has decided to drop the charges due to a lack of evidence," said spo...

Hospital blaze leaves 12 premature babies dead in Iraqi capital city of Baghdad

Security forces stand guard in front of the maternity ward of Yarmouk hospital in Baghdad, Iraq, August 10, 2016. ©ReutersA fire has ripped through a hospital in the Iraqi capital city of Baghdad, killing 12 premature babies, local officials say.Hea...

Daesh elimination boosts Iraq unity, solidarity: Iran

Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani (R) and Deputy Secretary General of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) of Iraq, Barham Salih, meet in Tehran on August 9, 2016. © IRNAA senior Iranian official says the eradic...

Takfiri terrorist commander Mohamed Nassif al-Hosh killed in Iraq’s Kirkuk

File photo shows Iraqi Kurdish forces standing next to the wreckage of an armored vehicle used by the Daesh terrorist group, on February 1, 2015. (AFP)A top Daesh commander has been reportedly killed in a bombing in Iraq’s northern Kirkuk province.

عالمی غربت کا باعث جنگیں ۔۔۔ اور جنگوں کا باعث۔۔۔؟

by All About Pakistan on Aug 4, 2016

The grave of Army Captain Humayun Khan lies at Arlington Cemetery

The grave of Army Captain Humayun Khan lies at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, U.S. ...
by World Affairs on Aug 2, 2016

UNESCO New World Heritage Site: 5 Ahwar Southern Iraq Revealing Facts

     Ahwar Southern Iraq Revealing Facts – Earlier this year the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization also known as UNESCO The post UNESCO New World Heritage Site: 5 Ahwar Southern Iraq Revealing Facts appeared first...
by The Yolo Moments on Jul 31, 2016

Aide to Takfiri Daesh terrorist group leader slain in Iraq airstrike

This file photo shows an F-16 fighter jet operated by the Iraqi air force.A close aide to the leader of the Takfiri Daesh terrorist group has been killed along with 12 senior figures from the terror outfit in an Iraqi airstrike in a town in Iraq’s...

Fighting intensifies in Libya

The Libyan National Army has been carrying out air strikes on areas of Benghazi under the control of the Shura Council of Benghazi Revolutionaries, including the city's Ganfouda district. The strikes have endangered the lives of scores of detainees w...
by World Affairs on Jul 27, 2016

Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari calls on Arab states to pressure Turkey into recalling troops

Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari (AFP) Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari has called...

معزز جنگی مجرم صاحبان

by My Pakistan on Jul 26, 2016

Temperature 54 degrees in Mitribah, Kuwait and Basra, Iraq

An Iraqi man cools off the summer heat by using an open air shower in Baghdad. Photo / AP The temperature in Mitribah, Kuwait, surged on Friday to a blistering 54 degrees Celcius (129.2 F). And on Saturday in Basra, Iraq, the mercury s...

Iraqi parliamentary panel opposed the role of US troops in the liberation of Mosul

The file photo shows a view of the Iraqi parliament in session. ©AP An Iraqi parliamentary panel has opp...
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