Iraq - Complex Emergency Fact Sheet #3, Fiscal Year (FY) 2018
In early December, USAID Counselor Thomas H. Staal visited Iraq to meet with representatives of ethnic and religious minority groups. During the visit, Counselor Staal highlighted USG development assistance to persecuted Iraqi minorities and ...
Photos: In a milestone for Iraq, more are returning home than leaving
Iraqis are returning home in greater numbers than fleeing from conflict for the first time in four years, the International Organization for Migration said Friday. Since December 2013, Iraqi forces have been battling Islamic State militants who had ...
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U.S. and coalition military forces continue to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.,
ISIS militants fleeing Syria leave behind intelligence on computers ...
8 Earthquakes Strike Along Iran-Iraq Border
(TEHRAN, Iran) — A series of eight earthquakes hit the Iran-Iraq border area and rattled Baghdad on Thursday, apparent aftershocks of a temblor that struck the mountainous region in November and killed over 530 people. Four people suffered minor ...
8 earthquakes strike along Iran-Iraq border, rattle Baghdad
Eight earthquakes strike along Iran-Iraq border, rattle Baghdad
8 earthquakes strike along Iran-Iraq border, rattle Baghdad - ABC ...
Iraq PM in high-stakes battle to rein in militias
The groups are one of Iran's many levers of influence in Iraq, while for Washington they are a reminder of Tehran's growing reach in the Middle East. Lawmakers close to Al Abadi and one of his political advisers say he is coming under “tremendous ...
Yazidi Children Rescued From IS Getting Psychological Help
Dozens of Yazidi children who have been rescued from the Islamic State terror group in Iraq and Syria are now receiving counseling to cope with and recover from the trauma they experienced during their years in captivity. At Qadiya refugee camp near ...
Iraqi Yazidis celebrate restoration of temple destroyed by IS
Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary‑General (12 January 2018) - Iraq
From Iraq, we are told that military operations targeting suspected Daesh (Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant) militants in Kirkuk's Hawija district have continued to cause civilian displacement, according to our colleagues on the ground. More than 1 ...
IS gunmen kill 3 family members in Iraq
BAGHDAD, Jan. 12 (Xinhua) -- Islamic State (IS) militants Friday killed three family members in their house in the oil-rich province of Kirkuk, a local security source told Xinhua. The attack took place before noon when IS militants broke into the ...
Iraq says 26 companies allowed to bid for oil, gas blocks in border areas
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The Iraqi oil ministry said on Friday 26 companies have qualified to bid for oil and gas blocks in border areas. Five companies qualified recently to take part in the bidding round, alongside 21 others already selected, the ministry ...
Iran-Iraq Border Hit By Series Of Moderate Earthquakes - RFE/RL
A series of moderate earthquakes struck near the Iran-Iraq border and other areas of Iran on January 11, most of them occurring in the same region hit by a major quake in November that killed over 530 people. Four people suffered minor injuries from ...
Iraq records more quakes overnight at borders with Iran