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News Iraq » Sports: Al-Maliki Calls on Iraq's Ministry of Youth to Continue its Support to Sport and National Teams

News channel or source: https://www.albawaba.com/sport/al-maliki-calls-iraqs-ministry-youth-continue-support-sport-and-national-teams-1093036
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

... Vice President Nuri al-Maliki called on the Ministry of Youth and Sports to continue supporting sports and national teams in order to preserve Iraq's distinct position in the continental arena. Al-Maliki stressed during his meeting in his official ...

News Iraq » Sports: Iraq urges FIFA to lift ban on hosting internationals

News channel or source: http://www.gulf-times.com/story/582650/Iraq-urges-FIFA-to-lift-ban-on-hosting-internation
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Iraq hopes that hosting Gulf football friendlies, renovating its stadiums and outlawing weapons at matches will have persuaded FIFA to lift a ban on home competitive internationals, its sports minister said. The country has not played full internationals ...

News Iraq » Sports: Iraq recall Yaser Kasim for match with Saudi Arabia in Basra

News channel or source: http://www.arabnews.com/node/1249836/sports
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

LONDON: Iraq's coach Basim Qasim has named a 22-man squad for the friendly match against Saudi Arabia next week, calling up three new faces and handing a return to English-based midfielder Yaser Kasim for the first time in more than a year. While Saudi ...

News Iraq » Sports: France unveils broad new plan to tackle radicalization

News channel or source: https://www.abqjournal.com/1137412/france-unveils-broad-new-plan-to-tackle-radicalization.html
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Radicalization has been spotted in the sports world and within the police ... minors returning from the battle zone amid the collapse of the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria. The prime minister says 68 minors, mostly under 13, have returned so ...

News Iraq » Sports: Iraq's girl weightlifters also boost family finances

News channel or source: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/sports/more-sports/others/iraqs-girl-weightlifters-also-boost-family-finances/articleshow/62886839.cms
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

BAGHDAD: The weightlifters on Iraq's national women's team train hard every day, both to bring home the medals and to help ease the financial burden of running a home. Jerking weights heavier than themselves at a rundown gym in Baghdad's conservative ...

News Iraq » Sports: $30 billion pledged in Kuwait at summit to rebuild Iraq

News channel or source: https://www.goskagit.com/news/ap_business/billion-pledged-in-kuwait-at-summit-to-rebuild-iraq/article_6aaa8cb5-b83f-57c0-9143-5b43ef7e47e4.html
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

"Iraq has known too many hardships and we hope these hardships ... Get full access to the Skagit Valley Herald's award-winning news and sports coverage, as well as arts and entertainment, opinions and more. Subscribe today!

News Iraq » Sports: Qatar backs lift of FIFA ban on Iraq, supports playing Gulf cup there

News channel or source: https://www.iraqinews.com/features/qatar-backs-lift-fifa-ban-iraq-supports-playing-gulf-cup/
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Bin Hamad said a protocol signed by both organizations recently in Doha will help exchange expertise and boost sports contact both on the national and local teams levels. “Qatar will not spare a vote for Iraq during the next meeting of Gulf federations ...

News Iraq » Sports: Iraq War Veterans are Using Pro Wrestling to Cope With PTSD

News channel or source: https://sports.vice.com/en_ca/article/9kzkw3/iraq-war-veterans-are-using-pro-wrestling-to-cope-with-ptsd
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

Valhalla Club is a short documentary about three Iraq War combat veterans who use pro wrestling as a means of coping with their PTSD. This is a very contemporary setup for a movie. But it opens with a century quote from the Austrian writer Karl Kraus ...

News Iraq » Sports: VIDEO: Iraq’s female weightlifters help their parents pay rent

News channel or source: http://english.alarabiya.net/en/life-style/healthy-living/2018/02/12/Iraq-s-girl-weightlifters-help-their-parents-pay-rent.html
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

These young women are Iraq’s only female weightlifting team ... an income for their families… The monthly stipend they receive from the national sports organization, which can reach 800 dollars, is no small detail for these girls who often come ...

News Iraq » Sports: Iraq urges FIFA to lift ban

News channel or source: http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/1090280.shtml
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Iraqi Sports and Youth Minister Abdulhussein Abttan speaks during an interview at Najaf International Stadium on February 8 in Najaf, Iraq. Photo: IC Iraq hopes that hosting Gulf soccer friendlies, renovating its stadiums and outlawing weapons at matches ...