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Pentagon modifying names of the enemy: It’s ISIS, not ISIL

ISIL has been vanquished — at least as an acronym in the administration of President Donald Trump.The Pentagon has issued a directive that officials...

Amnesty International’s Annual Report of 2016/2017 on Iraq

Government forces, paramilitary militias and the armed group Islamic State (IS) committed war crimes, other violations of international humanitarian law and gross human rights...

Iraq formulating the laws regarding Gun Ownership

Iraq is working to regulate the activities of private security companies and rein in the chaotic circulation and use of weapons.On Feb. 21, a...

Qatar-based Ooredoo has announced that its Iraqi unit Asiacell Revenues Fall 14%

Qatar-based Ooredoo has announced that its Iraqi unit Asiacell has maintained its No.1 revenue market share position, but its revenues have fallen 14 percent:In...

Masrour Barzani meeting with German Special Representative Eckhard Preveza

Chancellor of the Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC), Masrour Barzani received Eckhard Preveza, German Special Representative for the Middle East Stability, on Thursday in...

Canada considering to accomodate 1200 more Yazidi war torn migrants

Baghdad: Canada has said it will accomodate 1200 migrants from Iraq’s Yazidi ethnic-religious minority which has sustained torture and massacres by Islamic State militants...

British Museum trains Iraqi archaeologists to rebuild ancient sites Islamic State fighters destroyed

Standing in front of two ancient Assyrian statues, eight Iraqi archaeologists discuss not only the homes some have fled, but also how to avoid...

US will remail in Iraq to support Iraqi forces, US Defence Secretary stated

BAGHDAD — US Defence Secretary, Jim Mattis said on Monday he believes that the US Army will continue to be present in Iraq and...

US Defense Secretary Arrival in Baghdad to discuss war on IS with Iraqi officials

ERBIL — Following the Munich Security Conference, US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis arrived in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad on Monday on an unannounced visit.The...

Barzani and McGurk Discuss War on IS, McGurk ensure to support Kurdistan Region in...

MUNICH — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani and Brett McGurk, the US Special Presidential Envoy for Global Coalition to Counter Islamic State (IS), met...