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Iraqi forces kill five IS militants while sneaking into Salahuddin villages

BAGHDAD (Web Desk) Iraqi security forces killed on Tuesday five IS militants who were trying to infiltrate into two villages in Salahuddin province, a security source was quoted as saying.Speaking to Baghdad Today, the source said, “Security forces prevented IS (Daesh) militants from infiltrating into Kanous and Alhajj Ali villages …

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26 KILLED IN BAGHDAD TWIN SUICIDE BLAST

BAGHDAD (Web Desk) A double suicide bombing killed 26 people in Baghdad on Monday, officials said, the second such attack in the Iraqi capital in three days.Dr Abdel Ghani al-Saadi, health chief for east Baghdad, reported 26 dead and 90 wounded”.Two suicide bombers blew themselves up in Tayyaran Square in …

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Najaf Imam:Iraqi people will not allow Ba’ath party’s return to power

BAGHDAD (Web Desk) During his Friday prayer sermon delivered to a large and fervent crowd of believers in the Iraqi city of Najaf’s al-Fatimiyah Husayniyah, Hujjat al-Islam Khalid al-Nu’mani offered his congratulations to the people on the anniversary of the establishment of the Iraqi army, saying,The Iraqi army plays a …

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Iraq’s parliament slams US policy shift on Quds

BAGHDAD (Web Desk) Iraq’s Parliament on Sunday passed a resolution condemning the US move to recognize al-Quds as Israeli regime’s capital.The Iraqi lawmakers decided that the US decision was a provocation to all religions and a threat to international peace.The lawmakers also said al-Quds is the undisputed capital of the …

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Ayatollah Hakim urges youth not to adapt Western style

BAGHFDAD (Web Desk) In a meeting with a group of Iraqi youth in the city of Najaf on Saturday, January 6, senior Shia cleric Grand Ayatollah Sayyed Muhammad Saeed al-Hakim elaborated on the life of Prophet Muhammad (as) and the hardship he went through to deliver Islamic principles and guidelines …

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UK defence minister arrives in Iraq for talks

BAGHDAD (Web Desk) Britain’s Secretary of State for Defence arrived in Baghdad yesterday to discuss the conflict in Iraq and future British military support,Iraqi News has reported.Gavin Williamson held a lengthy meeting with his Iraqi counterparts.The two sides agreed to expand and develop military relations between Iraq and the UK, …

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Sacked Iraq security personnel stage protest in Baghdad

BAGHDAD (Web Desk) Hundreds of former army and police personnel who were sacked after Daesh overran much of the country in 2014 demonstrated in Baghdad on Friday to demand their jobs back.In mid-2014,Iraqi government forces retreated as the terrorist group overran vast territories in northern and western Iraq, including the …

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Iraqi PM meets first Kurdish delegation since independence referendum

BAGHDAD (Web Desk) Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi received a delegation of Kurdish parties in Baghdad on Thursday. This was the first such delegation since the autonomous Kurdish Region organised an independence referendum in September last year.A statement issued by the Iraqi government said that Abadi stressed Iraq’s unity during …

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Iraqi Troops Gun Down Daesh Forces in Hawija Operation

BAGHDAD (Web Desk) During the first day of a major military operation to cleanse the Hawija District of Daesh terrorists, the Iraqi Army forces, backed by the voluntary forces (known as the Popular Mobilization Units or Hashid al-Shaabi), shot down more than 40 terrorists hidden in an inn in al-Abbasi …

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