In Europe, all nations with significant Muslim presence, including the UK, France, Germany and Turkey, have announced Eid al-Fitr tomorrow.
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…]
Top two teams from each group and the four best third-placed sides in the group stage of the competition have made it to the knockouts.
Iraq play Iran in their last group stage match of the AFC Asian Cup 2019 in Dubai. Iraq and Iran are paired alongside Vietnam and Yemen in Group D of the competition. Both Iran and Iraq will be exempt from the elimination process at the moment, as they secured their[Read More…]
Gulf heavy-weights Iraq play Yemen in the AFC Asian Cup 2019 in Sharjah. Yemen and Iraq are paired alongside Iran and Vietnam in Group D of the competition. Iraq produced one of the best showings of the first game-week when they rallied back twice to defeat Vietnam. The Lions of Mesopotamia fell[Read More…]
Gulf heavy-weights Iraq and underdogs Vietnam commence their respective campaigns in the AFC Asian Cup 2019 in Abu Dhabi. Vietnam and Iraq are paired alongside Iran and Yemen in Group D of the competition. For the first time ever, twenty-four nations will compete in the pan-Asian competition instead of the usual sixteen.[Read More…]
Washington, US President Donald Trump on Wednesday confirmed his decision to withdraw US troops from Syria and said that his country cannot be the world’s policeman in a surprise visit to troops deployed in Iraq. Trump made his remarks to reporters after arriving with first lady Melania Trump about 7:16[Read More…]
Through an RTI report, RTI activist from Punjab, Rohit Sabrawal revealed that India is selling Rs 34 per litre Petrol to 15 countries and Rs 37 per litre diesel to 29 countries while Indian citizens have been availing the same Petrol and diesel for more than double the price. In[Read More…]
External Affairs Minister, Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday said there is no concrete evidence that 39 Indians abducted from Mosul in Iraq have been killed and “I will not commit the sin of declaring them dead without any evidence.” Responding to allegations that she was “misleading the house” on whether the[Read More…]
A latest data compiled by the US State Department has pointed out that India has witnessed the third highest number of terrorist attacks in 2016. The country has witnessed terror attack even more than Pakistan, which has slipped to the fourth spot. While Iraq, with 2,965 terrorist attacks ranked first[Read More…]
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…]
Iraq, a country which is famous for its reading habits among other things, has a strange book market. Yes, we are talking about the howaish market in the holy city of Najaf. Books in this market remain in the open on the streets as the booksellers there firmly believe that[Read More…]
United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Friday called on the international community to increase aid to help people fleeing the Iraqi city of Mosul. Iraqi forces have seized back the city from the Islamic States in a massive six-month campaign. According to government sources, at least 355,000 residents have[Read More…]
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, 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…]