Tag archive for ‘Iraq’
Photo courtesy Iraq's Counter-Terrorism Service, July 2017
By nsnbc On Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

16-year-old German runaway girl found in Iraq wants to go home

nsnbc : The 16-year-old German Linda Wenzel who ran away from home after converting to Islam was found by Iraqi troops in Mosul. The runaway teenager said she just wants to go home. She could theoretically face More...

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By nsnbc On Monday, July 24th, 2017

US Special Forces Commander: Russians could ask us to leave after we are done with ISIS

nsnbc : Speaking at the Aspen Security Forum on Friday, General Raymond Thomas, commander of the United States special operations forces command, spoke frankly about a number of controversial issues pertaining the More...

The then Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki [L] meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow in October, 2012. Maliki negotiated an arms deal that was then put on hold amid a corruption and bribery scandal. Photo: Kremlin
By nsnbc On Monday, July 24th, 2017

Iraqi VP Al-Maliki on official visit in Russia

nsnbc : Iraqi Vice President and Former Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has left Baghdad for Moscow Sunday on an official visit to Russia where he is scheduled to meet with President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday. The More...

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By nsnbc On Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

Patriotic Union of Kurdistan told Iran referendum is the way to guarantee Kurdistan’s future

nsnbc : The Iraqi – Kurdish Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), in meetings with Tehran this week, told Iranian officials that the independence referendum in Iraq’s Kurdistan Autonomous Region (KAR) More...

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By nsnbc On Monday, July 17th, 2017

Iraq’s Yezidi community in Nineveh formed Yezidi Democratic Party

nsnbc : Members of the Yezidi community around Shingal and Iraq’s Nineveh province formed the Yezidi Democratic Party (YDP) during its first congress in Dukhok this weekend. The newly-formed party plans to More...

By nsnbc On Monday, July 17th, 2017

Iraqi intelligence chief warns of imminent ISIS attacks in world cities via Turkey

nsnbc : Abu Ali al-Basri, the head of the Interior Ministry’s Iraqi Falcon Intelligence Cell (FIC), said Islamic State sleeper cells are preparing for attacks at several world cities to divert attention More...

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By nsnbc On Sunday, July 16th, 2017

Jinda Kengo from Kobane wins music talent show of Greater Kurdistan

nsnbc : Jinda Kengo, a refugee woman from the Syrian, predominantly Kurdish and Armenian city of Kobane, has won the prestigious music talent show Kurd Idol, beating dozens of other singers from all four parts More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Monday, July 3rd, 2017

Iran’s military shells Iraq’s Kurdistan Autonomous Region – Regional war no longer deniable

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Local officials in the Kurdistan Autonomous Region of Iraq reported that one person was wounded when Iranian military began sending shells across the border Monday morning. Local sources More...

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By nsnbc On Friday, June 30th, 2017

ISIS “Caliphate” in Mosul reduced to 600 square meters

nsnbc : The self-proclaimed Islamic State’s territory in Mosul has been reduced to about 600 square meters near the ruins of the historic al-Nuri Mosque, but the last remnants of ISIS troops there hold on More...

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By nsnbc On Thursday, June 29th, 2017

Iraqi PM Abadi to deliver victory speech in West Mosul

nsnbc : Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi is to deliver a victory speech in West Mosul on Thursday, June 29, after Iraqi forces announced that they now control the site of the recently destroyed al-Nuri Mosqe More...