Iraq

Raqqa: ISIL Captures 20 Own Militants Before Escaping War

[/tie_full_img] [/tie_full_img] TEHRAN (FNA)- The ISIL has arrested nearly 2 dozen militants who were trying to escape the battle with the Syrian army in Raqqa province, informed sources disclosed. “Over 20 ISIL terrorist who wanted to escape to Idlib province in order not to take part in the battle with …

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Iran Foreign FM congratulates Iraqi FM on victory over IS in Fallujah

[/tie_full_img] [/tie_full_img] Iran’s FM Zarif in a message on Sat. felicitated his Iraqi counterpart Ibrahim al-Jaafari on the liberation of Fallujah from ISIL terrorists. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a message to his Iraqi counterpart Ibrahim al-Jaafari expressed his congratulations to the government and nation of Iraq over …

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Thousands of Iraqi civilians trapped in the militant bastion of Fallujah

[/tie_full_img] [/tie_full_img] OSLO (AFP) – Under fire and nearing starvation, thousands of Iraqi civilians trapped in the militant bastion of Fallujah face a “humanitarian disaster”, a prominent Norwegian NGO said Thursday. Tens of thousands of others who have managed to flee the city as Iraqi forces press a bid to …

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Iraqi Defense Minister received in his office the US Ambassador to Iraq

[/tie_full_img] [/tie_full_img] Baghdad –Iraqi Defense Minister, Khalid al-Ubaidi, received in his office on Monday the US Ambassador to Iraq, Stewart Jones. Statement by the Iraqi Defense Ministry received by AIN cited “Both Ubaidi and Jones discussed during their meeting means of consolidating cooperation between Iraq and the US in the …

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Ban Ki Moon arrives at Iraqi Parliament

[/tie_full_img] [/tie_full_img] Baghdad- The UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon arrived at the Iraqi Parliament on Saturday. Ki-Moon was received by the Iraqi Speaker Salim al-Jubouri. Earlier on Saturday morning, the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, Chairman of the International Fund as well as the chairman of the Islamic Bank have …

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Daesh executes 19 of own members in Iraq’s Fallujah

[/tie_full_img] [/tie_full_img] The Takfiri Daesh terrorist group has killed 19 members of its own for allegedly escaping the battlefields where they were supposed to face off with Iraqi security forces in the city of Fallujah. Daesh executed the 19 individuals for fleeing the battlefields in the neighborhoods of al-Shuhada and …

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Iraqi forces retake village near Mosul from Daesh

Iraqi troops have managed to retake a village south of the Daesh-held city of Mosul as their liberation operations continue in the area. The Nineveh Operations Command said in a Sunday statement that government forces, equipped with tanks and armored vehicles, recaptured the village of Kharaib Jabr on the western …

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