Iraq

Iraqi PM rules out dismantling of Hashd al-Sha’abi

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has categorically ruled out the dismantling of the Popular Mobilization Units (PMU), commonly known as Hashd al-Sha’abi. Abadi said on Saturday that the PMU operated ...

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253,000 civilians have returned to Mosul, Iraqi minister says

Iraq’s Minister of Displacement and Migration Jassim Mohammed al-Jaaf says more than 250,000 internally displaced persons have returned to their homes in Mosul. This comes after government forces, backed by ...

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Officials: 19,000 Daesh militants, supporters in Iraq, Syria

High-ranking Iraqi security officials say there are about 7,000 Daesh terrorists and supporters remaining in the Arab country. The sheer number comprises an estimated 4,000 militants and 3,000 sympathizers, who ...

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ISIL’s Deputy Leader Killed in Nineveh Province

Iraqi intelligence agents reported that Ayad Talib Abdul Rahman al-Obeidi, a deputy of ISIL leader Abu Bakr Baghdadi in Mosul city, was killed in an airstrike in the town of ...

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