Tag: Iraq

Iraq, France discuss bilateral ties

Iraq, France discuss bilateral ties

Baghdad: Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi met with visiting French Minister of Defence Florence Parly in Baghdad to discuss means of cooperation between the two countries. According to a statement from Mahdi’s media office, the Iraqi Prime Minister on Saturday highlighted the need to focus on cooperation in economic[Read More…]

ISIS attack kills 15 in Iraq

In Iraq, 15 people were killed including women and children. The incident happened on Saturday when a group of ISIS terrorists attacked a village in Iraq’s Salahudin province, a security official said. About 20 ISIS terrorists attacked Mseihly village, some 280 km north of the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, sparking[Read More…]

More than 300 civilians killed in Mosul in a month, says UN

More than 300 civilians have been killed by US-led air strikes, ISIS bombs and snipers, shelling and fighting in the advance on western Mosul, the UN has said. The deadliest single incident reported so far was in the al-Jadida district, where up to 240 civilians were killed in suspected bombing by US-led coalition,[Read More…]

Iraqi forces advance on western Mosul

Iraqi forces, with aerial support from US-led coalition, advanced into the southern outskirts of Mosul on the second day of a push to drive ISIS from its stronghold. Iraqi polices and army troops had already launched a 100-day campaign to drive out the Islamic State terrorist from the eastern half[Read More…]

Undetected bomb kills 3 minors in Iraq

A blast in western Iraq killed three child shepherds when one of them stepped on a roadside bomb planted by the Islamic State group, as reported by some local officers. The victims were aged between nine and thirteen and were herding sheep when the fatal blast happened on Sunday. The[Read More…]

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