Iraq

Iraq

Bring every human trafficker to justice

According to Prothom Alo, Liton Mia, who lost his job as a medical assistant due to his involvement in underhand activities, trafficked more than 35 women to Iraq, luring them with promises of ...

Bring every human trafficker to justice

IS attack kills 13 Iraqi police: security, medics

Thirteen Iraqi policemen were killed in an Islamic State group attack against a checkpoint in the country's north early Sunday, security and medical sources said.

IS attack kills 13 Iraqi police: security, medics

US combat mission in Iraq to conclude by end of 2021

US president Joe Biden and Iraqi prime minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi on Monday sealed an agreement formally ending the US combat mission in Iraq by the end of 2021, more than 18 years after US troops ...

US president Joe Biden holds bilateral meeting with Iraq's Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi at the White House in Washington on 26 July

Covid-19

Bahrain bans entry from 16 new countries

Bahrain said on Tuesday that entry will be banned from 16 new countries including Tunisia, Iran, Iraq, Mexico, Philippines, South Africa and Indonesia over coronavirus concerns

Bahrain bans entry from 16 new countries

Death toll rises to 64 in Iraq Covid unit fire

A fire which enveloped a Covid isolation unit in southern Iraq killed 64 people, a medical source told AFP in an updated toll on Tuesday

People take images of flames as a massive fire engulfs the coronavirus isolation ward of Al-Hussein hospital in the southern Iraqi city of Nasiriyah, late on 12 July, 2021

Covid hospital fire in Iraq kills at least 52

At least 52 people died and 22 were wounded when a massive fire engulfed the coronavirus isolation ward of an Iraqi hospital Monday, a health official said.

People react next to the body of a casualty outside al-Hussain coronavirus hospital after a fire, in Nassiriya, Iraq, 13 July , 2021

For war-scarred Iraq, climate crisis the next great threat

The heat and the water shortages have been a blow to Iraq's agricultural sector, which accounts for five per cent of the economy and 20 per cent of jobs, but provides only half of the food needs of ...

For war-scarred Iraq, climate crisis the next great threat

US strikes near Syria-Iraq border kill 5 militia fighters

The strikes, confirmed by the Pentagon in a statement, mark the second such US attack on Iran-backed militias in Syria since president Joe Biden took office

US strikes near Syria-Iraq border kill 5 militia fighters

IS ‘blows up’ Iraq oil wells, kills policeman: officials

Jihadists on Wednesday killed a policeman before blowing up two oil wells in Kirkuk, a northern province claimed by both Iraq’s federal government and the Kurds, officials said

IS ‘blows up’ Iraq oil wells, kills policeman: officials

82 dead in Iraq Covid hospital fire, 110 wounded: Ministry

At least 82 people died and 110 were wounded in a Baghdad Covid-19 hospital fire overnight Sunday, the Iraqi interior ministry said in a new toll

82 dead in Iraq Covid hospital fire, 110 wounded: Ministry
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