Babylon Reports

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  Iraq and the Kurdistan Region face a serious water crisis as the governments of Turkey and Iran have been decreasing or cutting water supplies into the country’s rivers. The Iraqi Minister of Water Resources on Saturday said that the Turkish government had begun filling the newly-established Ileso Dam on the Tigris River. The move […]

Iraq’s electoral commission nullified results from over 1,000 polling stations after receiving hundreds of complaints. At the same time, parliament is discussing a bill that would require a manual recount of all votes. Acting on nearly 2,000 complaints of voting irregularities, the Commissioners Council of the electoral commission cancelled election results from 1,021 polling stations from […]

An ultra-light aircraft crashed at Imam Khomeini airport in Tehran on Tuesday night, killing one and injuring two. Initial reports indicate six people were aboard the plane which was carrying out a training mission before it crashed at 7 p.m. Suburban Tehran has already witnessed such incidents over the past years. Meanwhile, Russian journalist Arkady […]

Members of the UN have expressed dismay over Syria becoming president of the Conference on Disarmament (CD) in Geneva. The move comes just weeks after the latest reported chemical weapons attack, in which the Syrian authorities are widely believed to have used chemical agents against civilians. Syria takes over from Switzerland simply because it follows […]

At least four Russian combatants have been killed by militants in the eastern Syrian province of Deir EzZor. Two military advisers died when the Syrian army battery they were directing was attacked. Five other Russians were injured and two died later of their wounds. Syria’s army took Deir EzZor city last November but Islamic State […]

Seven inmates died and several more were wounded in a fire following an attempted prison break at a Duhok jail, which houses convicted terrorists. Ten to 15 other inmates, as well as three policemen and the head of Zirka Prison, were wounded in the incident. Authorities suspect the inmates were trying to escape the prison […]

Sad news today as an accident at Majdi Land in Erbil resulted in the death of 3 people and injured two others as a crane crashed into a rollercoaster ride last night. The crane hit the ride, including the cart that was carrying the five victims. An investigation is sure to follow. Meanwhile, a suicide […]

 Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Tuesday said it was unlikely new parliamentary elections would be held despite widespread claims of fraud and calls for investigation. Several Kurdish and Iraqi parties rejected the results of the vote, even asking the US president’s special envoy to the anti-ISIS coalition, Brett McGurk, to push for an election […]

The Syrian military has declared that it has taken full control of all areas around the capital, Damascus, for the first time in six years. Damascus and its surrounding are completely secure, according to state television. The announcement came after troops cleared Islamic State (IS) militants from the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp and the Hajar […]

The Spokesman for Al-Hikma list Sunday claimed a coalition would be formed in the next 72 hours between Sairoon, Fatih, Al-Hikma and Nasr to form government. The rumors haven’t been confirmed but Muqtada al-Sadr, the biggest winner in the elections, has already met with all three leaders of the other parties. He has also called […]


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