Iraq

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United States President Donald Trump on Tuesday confirmed that America would pull out of a nuclear deal signed with Iran and world powers with the UK, France and Germany urging the US not to obstruct its implementation. The 3 European nations said they would work with the other signatories to the 2015 deal – Russia […]

It’s t-minus 4 days until the election in Iraq, and 5 candidates have died so far. One candidate, Faruq Mohammed al-Zarzwr, from Qayyara south of Mosul, was shot and killed on Monday and ISIS claimed responsibility for the murder. That same day, another candidate, a woman called Fawziya al-Jashma’I, died in a car accident in […]

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday said Ankara would carry out new military operations on its borders. Speaking to thousands of supporters in Istanbul ahead of the June snap elections, Erdogan said Turkish operations along its southern border would continue until the border is cleared from militants, stating Turkey would launch additional offensives like […]

For the second day in a row, ISIS extremists launched an overnight attack on Iraqi security forces, killing and wounding six in the town of Jalawla in Diyala province 100 miles northeast of Baghdad. On Wednesday night, ISIS attacked military posts, killing two police officers and wounding four others while three other security forces are still […]

At least seven people were killed and 13 others were wounded after Islamic State militants opened fire on civilians in a town north of Baghdad. ISIS attacked unarmed civilians in Tarmiya, located 25 kilometers north of Baghdad, on Tuesday evening. Security forces stopped this terrorist gang, the military later said in a statement. Meanwhile, Iran has […]

Is this a sign of better times to come? The coalition has closed down its land forces command headquarters in Baghdad, signifying the end of major combat operations against ISIS in Iraq.  The Combined Joint Forces Land Component Command supported Iraqi forces in the war against ISIS. Its train, advise, assist, and equip missions will […]

Direct flights between Tehran and Erbil officially resumed on Friday, six months after the Iraqi federal government imposed an international flight ban on the Kurdistan Region’s airports. Privately-owned Iranian airline Mahan Air flies from the Erbil International Airport (EIA) to Tehran twice a week. The prices range around 200USD for a round trip. Meanwhile, candidates […]

 Justice continues to be served as a British man jailed for 10 years for selling fake bomb detectors to countries like Iraq and Afghanistan has had an additional more than two years added to his sentence for failing to pay back $2.5 million he made touting the ‘magic wands.’ James McCormick was ordered to pay […]

Erbil was rocked yesterday as a member of the Kurdistan Region’s election commission was killed in front of Family Mall in a broad daylight shooting. Fares Mohammed was the head of the commission’s administration office and a veteran PUK member. He was killed in a drive by shooting by four assailants but it was reportedly […]

There were scenes of jubilation in the Armenian capital Yerevan after protests forced the resignation of Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan. Opposition supporters accused Mr Sargsyan, who was made prime minister last week after serving 10 years as president, of clinging to power. Mr Sargsyan peacefully stepped down yesterday. Former prime minister Karen Karapetyan has taken […]


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