Iraq

Ayatollah Sistani urges Iraqi govt. to protect Sunni mosques

Iraq’s top Shia cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani condemns bombings on Sunni mosques in the province of Diyala. Ayatollah Sistani said Friday he placed full responsibility for protection of mosques ...

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Daesh executes 5 people by big bulldozer in Iraq’s Mosul

The Daesh Takfiri terrorist group has crushed five civilians to death by a huge bulldozer in Iraq’s embattled northern province of Nineveh. A local source, speaking on condition of anonymity, ...

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Al-Baghdadi’s deputy killed in Iraqi airstrike

The Iraqi fighter jets killed the second top deputy of ISIL leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in the province of Anbar, Western Iraq. Asi Ali Nasser was killed in Iraqi airstrikes ...

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Iraqi forces inflict ‘heavy losses’ on Daesh; 75 terrorists killed

Iraq says government forces have launched fresh operations against the Takfiri Daesh terrorist group, inflicting heavy losses on the militants. At least 75 Daesh extremists were killed when Iraqi planes bombed Daesh positions ...

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Iraqi troops recapture town in western Ramadi

Iraqi counter-terrorism forces have taken back a town in western Ramadi, the capital of the province of Anbar, inflicting losses on the Takfiri Daesh terrorist group. In a statement released on Tuesday, ...

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ISIS abducts 78 school teachers in Nineveh

Daesh Takfiri militants have reportedly abducted nearly 80 teachers in Iraq’s northern province of Nineveh after the instructors refused to promote the group’s heavily-distorted interpretations of religious principles in areas ...

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Thousands of Iraqis protest over Nimr execution

Thousands of people have protested in a number of cities across Iraq to express their condemnation of the recent execution of a prominent Shia cleric in Saudi Arabia. On Monday, protesters marched ...

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