Showing posts with label Iraq. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Iraq. Show all posts

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

ISIL committed genocide against Yazidis: UN investigation | Al Jazeera

ISIL committed genocide against Yazidis

A United Nations team investigating atrocities in Iraq found “clear and compelling evidence” that ISIL (ISIS) “committed” genocide against the Yazidi minority in 2014, its head has said, adding that the armed group successfully developed chemical weapons and used mustard gas.

Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Monday, November 9, 2020

Iraq camp closures 'could leave 100,000 displaced people homeless' - BBC News

iraqi refugees camps

The rapid closure of displacement camps in Iraq could leave more than 100,000 people without shelter in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic and as winter approaches, an aid group has warned.

Friday, June 29, 2018

Iraq PM orders 'immediate' execution of death row jihadists

Iraq PM orders 'immediate' execution
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has ordered the immediate execution of hundreds of convicted jihadists on death row, in swift retaliation for the ISIS's execution of eight captives.

Sunday, June 17, 2018

‘You can smell the bodies’: Angelina Jolie in Mosul one year after ‘liberation’ by US-led coalition

‘You can smell the bodies’: Angelina Jolie in Mosul one year after ‘liberation’ by US-led coalition
Nearly a year after Mosul in Iraq was declared “liberated” from ISIS terrorists, UNHCR envoy Angelina Jolie said the stench of dead bodies buried under the rubble was still present, amid the “worst devastation” she has ever seen.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Turkish President Puts All Kurdish-Held Towns in Syria, Iraq on "Notice"

Turkish President Puts All Kurdish-Held Towns in Syria, Iraq on "Notice"
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced just a day after pro-Ankara forces seized Afrin that Turkey’s military "operation"/invasion in Syria will target other Kurdish-held towns – and may even spill over into Iraq.

Friday, March 9, 2018

Turkey to carry out cross-border "operation" against PKK in Iraq

Turkey to carry out cross-border "operation"
Turkey said Thursday it could launch a cross-border military operation against Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) elements in Iraq in cooperation with the Iraqi army.

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Iraq MPs call for timetable for foreign troop pullout

Iraq MPs call for timetable for foreign troop pullout
Iraq's parliament called for a timetable for the withdrawal of foreign troops from the country in a resolution passed Thursday, the speaker's office said.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

UNICEF Appeals for $17 Million to Rebuild Iraq Health Facilities

The United Nations Children's Fund UNICEF appealed on Wednesday for $17 million to help rebuild Iraq's health facilities, ahead of an international conference to support the country's reconstruction due to convene next week in Kuwait.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Abadi tells Tillerson: PMF is hope of Iraq and region

Iranian-backed fighters
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has rejected a call by Washington for Iranian-backed fighters to leave Iraq at a meeting with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in Baghdad.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

UN concerned over fate of civilians in Kirkuk province of Iraq

Kirkuk province of Iraq
The United Nations has expressed deep concern for the safety of the civilian populations in the Hawiga region of Kirkuk Governorate after the Iraqi military secured the area from Islamic State terrorist fighters over the weekend.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Iraq, Iran, Turkey agree to counter Kurds' independence referendum

Kurds' independence referendum
Iraq, Iran and Turkey agreed on taking countermeasures if the semi-autonomous Kurdish region insisted to hold an independence referendum in northern Iraq, said an official statement on Thursday.

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Civilians Pay $300 to Terrorists to Cross Iraq's Border with Syria

ISIL terrorists do not allow anyone to leave the regions
ISIL terrorists are blackmailing anyone willing to leave the regions at Iraqi's border with Syria and ask $300 for each travel permission, an Iraqi source said Wednesday.

Saturday, September 2, 2017

US-led forces confirm ‘unintentional killing’ of 61 more civilians in Iraq, Syria

unintentional killing
The US-led coalition fighting Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) has confirmed another 61 “unintentional civilian deaths” caused by its strikes in Iraq and Syria, raising the number of civilians it has acknowledged killing since 2014 to at least 685.

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Monday, August 14, 2017

Mosul's orphans facing unknown fate

Scores of children have lost their parents
Abdallah, Mariam and Rahma are younger than 1 year old and their identities are unknown. They were rescued from the rubble as Iraqi forces battled to wrest control of Mosul's old city from Islamic State militants. The three toddlers were given names at the orphanage where tens of children left orphaned by the 9-month-long war to end IS's con­trol of Iraq's second-largest city are harbored.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.