News Iraq: Iran-Iraq quake damages Iraq’s Diyala River dam
Engineers in northern Iraq are carrying out repairs on a vital dam damaged by the earthquake that also devastated areas in neighbouring Iran. 15 Nov 2017 19:17 GMT Engineers in northern Iraq are carrying out repairs on a vital dam damaged by the earthquake ...
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News Iraq: DeMario Mayfield is Iraq’s new basketball star. And he’s American.
A Georgia-born former college basketball player has become an Iraqi citizen so he can play for the country's national team. DeMario Mayfield moved to Baghdad seeking redemption two years ago after his hoop dreams were left in tatters by a run-in with the law.
News Iraq: New cadets commander served in Iraq - Boston Standard
Boston StandardNew cadets commander served in IraqBoston StandardA new commander has joined Boston Detachment Lincolnshire Army Cadet Force - and is keen to recruit more young people. Sergeant Instructor (SI) Jonathan Harold has been appointed to the role of detachment commander, succeeding staff sergeant ...
News Iraq: Listen to ‘The Daily’: Counting Civilian Casualties in Iraq
Basim Razzo lost his family and his home in an airstrike by the American-led coalition fighting the Islamic State. Video of the strike shows a target hit with military precision. Why was Mr. Razzo’s home targeted? And how often does this happen?
News Iraq: Brazilian media highlights Miss Israel's local roots - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Jewish Telegraphic AgencyBrazilian media highlights Miss Israel's local rootsJewish Telegraphic AgencyGandelman, who is currently in Las Vegas to participate in the Miss International Beauty Pageant on November 26, made headlines last Tuesday for posing with Miss Iraq, Sarah Idan, in photos on their respective Instagram accounts. “Peace and Love from ...and more »
News Iraq: The Latest: Earthquake on Iran-Iraq border kills over 400
TEHRAN, Iran – The Latest on a powerful earthquake near the Iran-Iraq border that has killed more than 400 people (all times local): 7:30 p.m. A powerful 7.3 magnitude earthquake near the Iraq-Iran border has killed over 400 people across both countries ...
News Iraq: Recent Iran-Iraq earthquake a reminder to be ready for all types of risk - The National
The NationalRecent Iran-Iraq earthquake a reminder to be ready for all types of riskThe NationalLast week's earthquake in the Kurdish area of the Iran-Iraq border was a reminder of this region's unstable ground. Many of us will vividly remember the people running, terrified, and swept away by the inexorable waves of the December 26, 2004 tsunami ...and more »
News Iraq: Two Turkish soldiers killed in northern Iraq: Turkish military
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Two Turkish soldiers were killed and one was wounded on Thursday in northern Iraq's Avasin Basyan region by Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants, Turkey's military said. Separately, four militants were killed in the southeastern ...
News Iraq: Masum hails Kuwait's hosting of conference on Iraq's liberated areas - Iraqi News
Iraqi NewsMasum hails Kuwait's hosting of conference on Iraq's liberated areasIraqi News“We cannot expect the volume of funds to be provided for Iraq by the donor countries, but we are optimistic about the surrounding atmosphere,” he said, calling on Kuwaiti companies to pump investments into the Iraqi market and take part in the ...and more »
News Iraq: Iraqi Forces Retake One of ISIS' Last Towns in Iraq
ISIS has lost almost every stronghold it once held in Iraq and Syria. Watch TV shows, movies and more on Yahoo View. About Newsy Newsy: Newsy filters out the hype to deliver a fresh take on U.S. and world news with additional perspective and analysis.
News Iraq: Bombing kills 2 tribal fighters in western Iraq - Anadolu Agency
Anadolu AgencyBombing kills 2 tribal fighters in western IraqAnadolu AgencyTwo tribal fighters were killed in a bombing in western Iraq on Sunday, according to an Iraqi military officer. "A booby-trapped house blew up during a crackdown operation by tribal fighters” in Rawa city in the Anbar province, Colonel Walid al-Dulaimi ...and more »
News Iraq: Obama's Iraq blunder nurtured ISIS; Trump's Syria policy might prevent ISIS 2.0
by Washington Examiner | Nov 19, 2017, 12:01 AM Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email this article Share on LinkedIn Print this article Ultimately, the U.S. ground presence in Syria forces President Bashar Assad and his allies to recognize that they ...
News Iraq: Changing Trends In Iraqi Crude And Fuel Oil Exports - Seeking Alpha
Seeking AlphaChanging Trends In Iraqi Crude And Fuel Oil ExportsSeeking AlphaSince the Kurdish referendum in late September, when Iraqi Kurds overwhelmingly voted for independence from Iraq, there has been a drop in crude flows through the Kirkuk-Ceyhan pipeline, as tension has ratcheted up in the region. After exports from ...
News Iraq: Last ISIS town retaken, Iraq says
BAGHDAD -- Iraqi forces backed by the U.S.-led coalition on Friday retook the last town in the country that was held by the Islamic State militant group, more than three years after the militants stormed nearly a third of Iraq's territory, the Defense ...
News Iraq: 'I Want This for George' - Politico
Politico'I Want This for George'PoliticoBy all inside accounts, George H.W. Bush was first and foremost a loving father during his son's White House years, refraining from imparting unsolicited advice even as he worried about 43's administration, especially later as the war in Iraq got mired ...and more »
News Iraq: Iraq's Surprise: The Persistence of Democracy
U.S. Marine Major Bull Gurfein pulled down a poster of Iraqi President Saddam Hussein in Safwan, Iraq, on March 21, 2003, as U.S. troops began their offensive to remove Iraq's leader from power. (Chris Hondros/Getty Images) In the years since the U.S ...
News Iraq: Iraq seeking 50000 tonnes of wheat in tender - The Peninsula Qatar
Iraq seeking 50000 tonnes of wheat in tenderThe Peninsula QatarBAGHDAD: Iraq's Trade Ministry is seeking 50,000 tonnes of wheat in an international tender, it said on Sunday. The deadline for offers is Nov. 26 and offers must remain valid until Nov. 30, the ministry said. Iraq is looking to buy wheat of U.S ...and more »
News Iraq: Iraq’s new basketball star? An American
The dual national says he now earns a six-figure salary playing professional basketball in Iraq, admitting it was “mind-boggling” to think how much his life had changed since leaving the U.S. “Before I came to Baghdad, I didn’t know what to expect ...
News Iraq: Central Bank of Iraq Auctions $167335660 on 19 November 2017 - Iraqi News
Iraqi NewsCentral Bank of Iraq Auctions $167335660 on 19 November 2017Iraqi NewsBaghdad (IraqiNews.com) The Central Bank of Iraq (CBI) currency auction on November 19 registered $167,335,660 in sales, a 0.77% volume increase from the US $166,064,244 sold by Iraqi Dinar, credit and transfer at the previous auction held on ...
News Iraq: WHO strengthens the capacity of family physicians in Iraq as an approach towards achieving universal health coverage ... - ReliefWeb
ReliefWebWHO strengthens the capacity of family physicians in Iraq as an approach towards achieving universal health coverage ...ReliefWebBaghdad, Iraq, 15 November 2017 – As part of its support to strengthen service delivery for universal health coverage in Iraq, and in line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 3 to achieve universal health coverage by 2030, WHO ...