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Iraq , Friday 23 February 2018

News Iraq » Diyala: Iraqi warplanes kill leading Islamic State fighter, companion in Diyala

News channel or source: https://www.iraqinews.com/iraq-war/iraqi-warplanes-kill-leading-islamic-state-fighter-companion-diyala/
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

In January 2015, Iraqi forces announced liberation of Diyala province from Islamic State extremist militants who proclaimed an “Islamic Caliphate” in Iraq and Syria in 2014. The province has seen months of fighting between Iraqi troops and IS militants ...

News Iraq » Diyala: Explosives attack kills one man in Iraq's Diyala

News channel or source: http://www.janes.com/article/77880/explosives-attack-kills-one-man-in-iraq-s-diyala
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

A MAN was killed and his wife wounded when an unspecified explosive device detonated in the al-Azim area in Iraq's Diyala province on 12 February, Iraqi News reported. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.

News Iraq » Diyala: Feature: War, poverty in Iraq lead to sharp rise in number of elderly laborers

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-02/15/c_136978075.htm
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

64-year-old Munthir Haider still works hard daily to earn the bread for his family in Iraq's eastern province of Diyala. "No work means death for me and for my family," Haider told Xinhua. Haider works as porter, usually seen with his cart at a popular ...

News Iraq » Diyala: Militias in Iraq's Security Forces: Historical Context and U.S. Options

News channel or source: http://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/view/militias-in-iraqs-security-forces-historical-context-and-u.s.-options
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

During the Iraq-Iran War, the Baath distributed weapons and ammunition ... As a result, the 5th Army division in Diyala developed a pronounced Badr affiliation, and the group seeded militia operatives in key federal ministries and intelligence agencies.

News Iraq » Diyala: ISIS Attacks Truck Drivers at Border; 114 Killed in Iraq

News channel or source: https://original.antiwar.com/updates/2018/02/21/isis-attacks-truck-drivers-border-114-killed-iraq/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Militants killed 20 truck drivers near the Syrian border¸ as the men were waiting to enter Iraq. An unreported number of militants were killed separately. In Baghdad, a dumped body was found in Abu Dsheer. A bomb in Jisr Diyala wounded five people.

News Iraq » Diyala: Iraq's gazelles under threat from illegal traffickers

News channel or source: https://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2018/02/goitered-gazelle-new-prey-of-animal-traffickers.html
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

Although the press and social media users’ comments indicate that the gazelles put up for sale are likely coming from the Diyala Reserve for Gazelles in eastern Iraq, near the Iranian border, the reserve officials deny that this is the case.

News Iraq » Diyala: 'There are great nightclubs in Syria': Explorer reveals how it's possible to have a good time in the world's most dangerous countries

News channel or source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/travel_news/article-5412139/Levison-Wood-says-great-nightclubs-Syria.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

IRAQ: The FCO advises against all travel to Anbar province, Ninewah province, Salah-Al-Din province, Diyala province, Tam’mim (Kirkuk) province and parts of Erbil province. The government body advises against all but essential travel to the rest of Iraq ...

News Iraq » Diyala: ISHM: February 16 – 22, 2018

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/iraq/ishm-february-16-22-2018
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

more… Flooding in Diyala Raises Concern of Water-Borne Illness – Heavy ... Also this week, the UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Iraq, Jan Kubis, addressed that UN Security Council and delivered prepared remarks on the UN ...

News Iraq » Diyala: Rains avert water crisis in Iraq … but for how long?

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-ae/news/other/rains-avert-water-crisis-in-iraq-e2-80-a6-but-for-how-long/ar-BBJj7ao
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

They have to consider the situation in Iraq and we have to consider that we have been exporting (goods worth) billions of dollars every year.” Among the areas most effected are Diyala province near the the Iran bordera. In addition, seven valleys near ...

News Iraq » Diyala: The Other Battle in Iraq

News channel or source: http://www.aina.org/news/20180211123912.htm
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

With regards to customs and smuggling, the establishment of the al-Safra checkpoint in Diyala is now ensuring proper collection of tariffs on goods entering from Iraq's Kurdish north, which previously has been a weak point in enforcement. The checkpoint ...