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

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Iraq's Sadr forms surprise alliance with pro-Iran coalition

Iraq's Sadr forms surprise alliance with pro-Iran coalition
The leader of Iraq's leading parliamentary coalition announced an unexpected alliance with a pro-Iranian political bloc to form a new government.

Syria, Iraq discuss efforts to reopen border crossing

Syria, Iraq discuss efforts to reopen border crossing
Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign and Expatriates Minister Walid al-Moallem on Wednesday sent a letter to Iraqi counterpart Ibrahim al-Jaafari on increasing the efforts for reopening the border crossing between Syria and Iraq that connects the Syrian city of al-Boukamal and the Iraqi city of al-Qa’im.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Turkish dam won’t impact Iraq’s water supply: Diplomat

Turkish dam won’t impact Iraq’s water supply
The accumulation of water at a Turkish dam located on the Tigris River will not adversely affect Iraq’s water supply, Turkish Ambassador to Baghdad Fatih Yildiz said Wednesday.

Saturday, May 26, 2018

Abadi Likely to Remain Iraq’s Prime Minister: Source

Haider al-Abadi
While Iraqi parties have launched talks to form a coalition government after the recent parliamentary election, a political source speculated that the incumbent prime minister, Haider al-Abadi, will have the highest chance of retaking the helm.

Monday, May 14, 2018

Sunday, May 13, 2018

Abadi Orders Iraqi Forces to Ensure Security in Kirkuk, Sulaymaniyah

Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi
Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi ordered Iraqi forces in Kirkuk and Sulaymaniyah to ensure security in the Kurdish provinces following violent protests in the wake of the country's parliamentary polls, media reports said on Sunday.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

International flights to Iraq's autonomous Kurdistan region resumes

autonomous Kurdistan region
Iraqi Interior Minister Qassim al-Araji on Wednesday announced that a months-long federal ban on international flights into and out of northern Iraq's Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG)-held region has officially been lifted.

Monday, March 5, 2018

Sunday, March 4, 2018

Gen. Soleimani Provides FM with Evidence of US-ISIL Collusion

General Qassem Soleimani
Advisor to the Iranian Parliament Speaker Hossein Amir Abdollahian underlined that Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Quds Force Major General Qassem Soleimani had provided the Foreign Ministry with documents showing that the US is in league with the ISIL Takfiri terrorist group.

Friday, March 2, 2018

Russian Statements About Numerous US Bases in Syria False : Coalition Spokesman

Russian Statements About Numerous US Bases in Syria False
Russian allegations that the United States has set up military bases in Kurdish areas of northern Syria are false and the US-led coalition is focused only on defeating Daesh, a spokesperson for Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve told Sputnik on Friday.

Pentagon Deploys Hundreds of US Troops in Southeastern Syria: Reports

The Pentagon has deployed hundreds of American troopers in southeastern Syria on the border with Iraq as the United States is virtually occupying tens of kilometers there without the consent of the Syrian government, a report said.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

"Int coalition" has dismantled ISIS from nearly 98 % of Syrian and Iraqi territories

"Int coalition" has dismantled ISIS
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned Tuesday of the need to remain focused on an "enduring defeat" of the Islamic State group, even though the militants have largely been ousted from the areas the once controlled in Iraq and Syria.

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“The U.S. must stop supporting terrorists who are destroying Syria and her people" : US Congresswoman, Tulsi Gabbard

US Congresswoman, Tulsi Gabbard, recently visited Syria, and even met with President Bashar Al-Assad. She also visited the recently libe...