Babylon Reports

Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Masrour Barzani met with Pope Francis in Vatican and presented him with fragments salvaged from an ancient bible which was burned by the ISIS in Iraq. The Kurdish premier arrived in Rome on Tuesday where, apart from Pope Francis, he also held meetings with his Italian counterpart and Vatican’s Secretary of […]

Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Minister of Health Saman Hussein said on Monday that eight residents of the Kurdistan Region remain under medical observation out of the 104 who have returned from China. The Minister added, of the people who were put under supervision, only eight of them have not finished their fourteen days, as this […]

A fire incident at a residential building in Erbil killed one senior citizen overnight on Sunday. According to Erbil Police, the fire erupted around midnight at a home in Azadi neighborhood, soon engulfing the entire building. One 83-years-old resident of the building lost his life in the incident. initial investigations say, gas leakage from a […]

Masoud Barzani, received on Sunday Iraqi Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halbousi in Erbil to discuss the current situation in the country, including the formation of a new government in Baghdad. Barzani and Halbousi issued a joint statement to emphasize that need for cooperation to help Iraq’s stability. The two sides also stressed that the incoming government […]

A series of bombings carried out with improvised explosive devices rocked densely-populated areas of the Iraqi capital of Baghdad Saturday evening, wounding at least ten people.One of the explosions targeted a popular cafe in the New Baghdad area. A second and third incident occurred in the northwestern Hurriya neighborhood. Sources added that the forth explosion […]

At least 10 people on board a cruise ship docked in the Japanese port of Yokohama have been tested positive for coronavirus as health authorities confirmed. Almost 300 of the 3,700 people on the Diamond Princess Ship have been tested so far. The number of infected could rise as testing continues. The checks began after […]

The supporters of Iraqi powerful Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr clashed on Monday with the anti-government protesters and reportedly opened fire at them. Eyewitnesses revealed that Sadr’s supporters, known as “the blue hats” opened fire at the demonstrators in Iraq’s southern province of Najaf, in attempts to disperse the protesters and open the blocked roads. Sadr […]

A man Has died of Coronavirus in the Philippines in the Virus’s first confirmed fatality outside China. The patient was 44-year-old Chinese man from Whuan city, where the virus was first detected, and he appeared to have been infected before arriving to Philippines as the World Health Organization confirmed. In the same regard, as part […]

In a statement, the Ministry of Health and Community Protection in the United Arab Emirates has confirmed four cases of coronavirus in Dubai to be the first four cases recorded in the middle east. It was a Chines family of four (Mother, Father, Nine-year-old girl and Grandmother) coming from Wuhan city to the UAE where […]

As a precaution against coronavirus, KRG Health Ministry’s spokesperson, Mohammed Qader, confirmed on Tuesday that medical teams have been deployed to Erbil and Sulaymaiyah airports to screen the arrival lines as the ministry announced the beginning of medical procedures for passengers. Qader also explained that “Any passenger confirmed, or highly suspected of coronavirus infection, would […]

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