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In Iraq, UN Youth Envoy says young people are 'most valuable force we have to shape a better future'
UN News Centre
12 August 2017 – As International Youth Day events kicked off worldwide today, at a special event in Iraq, the United Nations Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth, Jayathma Wickramanayake, pledged to do everything in her power to ensure the voices of ...
International Youth Day 2017 commemorated by UN Youth Envoy in Iraq [EN/AR]
Iraq's Kurds stick to independence vote despite US request to postpone it
ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraq's Kurds are sticking to a plan to hold an independence referendum on Sept. 25, despite a U.S. request to postpone it, a high-ranking Kurdish official told Reuters on Saturday. The United States and other Western nations are ...
Ankara to prevent 'artificial states' in Iraq, Syria
A referendum on Kurdish independence from Iraq carries grave risks
Iraq's Kurds maintain Sept. 25 as date for independence referendum, Kurdish official says
The Jerusalem Post
Inside the air campaign against ISIS in Iraq
The Jerusalem Post
In short, “I am the guy who helped run and coordinate the air campaign in Mosul as it came down to the final days,” he says in a phone interview from Iraq. The general, who holds an MBA from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, was appointed to his ...
Isis is 'adapting' to military pressure in Iraq and Syria, finds UN report
Iraq - Complex Emergency Fact Sheet #6, Fiscal Year (FY) 2017
Iraq: UN refugee agency steps up humanitarian support for families returning to Mosul
Iraq Is in the Grip of a Ferocious Heatwave and It's Forecast to Get Worse
Iraq is in the grip of a heatwave of such severity that people are being sent home from work for their own safety. The Gulf News reports that civil servants were told to take the day off Thursday as temperatures hit 122°F (50°C). The cities of Basra ...
US, Coalition Continue Strikes to Defeat ISIS in Syria, Iraq
Department of Defense
SOUTHWEST ASIA, Aug. 11, 2017 — U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria yesterday, conducting 38 strikes consisting of 51 engagements, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials ...
Iraq sends workers home as 'ungodly' heat grips Middle East
As temperatures rose towards 51C (124F) on Thursday, Iraq's government declared a mandatory holiday, allowing civil servants to shelter at home. So far this month in the Iraqi capital, every day but one has reached 48C or higher, and the forecast is ...
Iraq announces mandatory official holiday due to heat wave
US warns its officials, citizens in Iraq of kidnapping attempts
Jordan FM: Kurdistan referendum Iraq's domestic affair
Gilas Pilipinas Defeats Iraq to Earn 2nd-Straight Win in 2017 FIBA Asia Cup
On the strength of a third-quarter outburst, Gilas Pilipinas defeated Iraq 84-68 to improve to 2-0 in Group B play at the 2017 FIBA Asia Cup in Zouk Mosbeh, Lebanon. The Philippines led by just one point at halftime, but they outscored Iraq 28-9 in the ...
Gilas Pilipinas routs Iraq, stays unscathed in Fiba Asia Cup
Iraq is next to fall as Gilas marches on to quarterfinals | SunStar
Gilas 'shocks and awes' Iraq | Sports, News, The Philippine Star ...
Air raids 'kill PKK fighters' in Turkey, northern Iraq
Turkish security forces have killed at least nine fighters affiliated with the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in two air strikes in southeastern Turkey and another in northern Iraq, according to local government and military officials. In a statement on ...
9 PKK terrorists killed in SE Turkey, Northern Iraq
Iraq, Saudi Arabia express full commitment to OPEC balancing act
10 (UPI) -- Oil production from Iraq and Saudi Arabia will remain subdued until the markets reach a target level that indicates a balanced market, leaders said. Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud hosted Iraqi Oil Minister Jabbar ...
Ex Minister: Unused Iraq-Saudi Pipeline Should Reopen
Saudi, Iraq Oil Ministers Agree to Stronger Oil-Cuts Commitment
Saudi Arabia and Iraq renew efforts to cut oil production amid failing OPEC deal
Iraq sentences 27 men to death for roles in 2014 Speicher massacre
"The Central Criminal Court issued a verdict to execute 27 defendants convicted of participating in the Speicher massacre," Judge Abdul Sattar al-Beeraqdar, a spokesman for Iraq's Higher Judicial Council, said in a statement released Tuesday. However ...
Iraq to hang 27 Isis members over role in massacre of army recruits