Iraq

Two self-declared Daesh ‘governors’ killed in Iraq: Report

Two self-declared governors, known as “walis” in Arabic, of Daesh Takfiri terrorist group have been killed in separate incidents in Iraq, a report says. Iraq’s al-Sumaria news channel reported on Sunday ...

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Iraq summons Saudi ambassador over meddlesome remarks

The Iraqi Foreign Ministry has summoned the Saudi ambassador to protest his meddlesome remarks about Baghdad’s campaign against terrorists. “This constitutes…a breach of diplomatic protocol and is based on inaccurate information,” ...

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Abadi hints at Turkey ‘plot’ to control Nineveh

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has renewed his call on Turkey to withdraw its troops from northern Iraq, saying he hoped Ankara would help Baghdad fight Takfiri Daesh terrorists. “I appeal to the Turkish ...

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No evidence Turkey wants to fight Daesh: Iraqi PM

The Iraqi prime minister has cast doubt on Turkey’s willingness to combat Daesh terrorists, saying Ankara should focus on fighting the Takfiri group instead of targeting its Kurdish population. Haider ...

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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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