Iraq

ISIS collected US$500,000 through abduction in Diyala: Official

ISIS has obtained around US$500,000 through abduction operations in Diyala in 2017, a paramilitary official was quoted saying on Tuesday. Speaking to AlSumaria News, Jabbar al-Maamouri, leader with al-Hashd al-Shaabi ...

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Iraqi Kurdistan parliament speaker resigns amid anti-KRG protests

The parliament speaker of Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan has resigned amid fatal protests against the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG). Sources within leading Kurdish opposition movement Gorran said on Wednesday that its member ...

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Top Iraqi Shia cleric condemns Trump’s al-Quds decision

Iraq’s top Shia cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani has condemned a controversial decision by the United States to recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as the “capital” of Israel, saying the occupied city ...

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