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Iraqi forces unearth mass graves of 400 Daesh victims in Hawijah: Official

Iraqi forces have found mass graves containing at least 400 people at a military base near the city of Hawijah in the northern province of Kirkuk. The governor of Kirkuk said Saturday that the string of grisly discoveries was made some three kilometers from the city, a former bastion of Daesh that ...

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Ejército iraquí y el Hashid al Shaabi lanzan ofensiva para tomar Rawa, último bastión del Daesh en Iraq

El Ejército iraquí comenzó ataques aéreos y de artillería contra la ciudad de Rawa -el último bastión del Daesh en Iraq-, en la provincia de Al Anbar, el sábado 11 de noviembre para facilitar las operaciones de las fuerzas terrestres. Según el diario Al Arab al Yaum, con sede en ...

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Abadi: Anti-Daesh campaign has inflicted $100 billion in losses on Iraq

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi says the military campaign against the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group has cost the conflict-stricken Arab country $100 billion worth of damage as government forces, backed by fighters from the Popular Mobilization Units, are driving the extremists out of their last redoubt in the country. “Iraq ...

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ISIS victims in Iraq, Christians and Yazidi, desperately need global aid, Vatican says

The Vatican is using its U.N. position to challenge the world to rescue Iraq’s and Syria’s Christians and Yazidis, victims of horrendous Islamic State persecution and now on the verge of extinction. In a U.N. forum sponsored by the Holy See Mission last Thursday titled, “Peace, Reconciliation and Justice for ...

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November, 10, 2017 – 12:35 KARBALA (Tasnim) – Millions of black-clad Shiite pilgrims are converging on the holy city of Kerbala for the Arbaeen religious commemoration, the largest annual gathering of people anywhere on earth.

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Millions Gather in Karbala, Iraq for Annual Arbaeen Mourning Ceremony

Alwaght- Millions of pilgrims have flocked into Iraq for Arbaeen, the last day of the 40-day mourning period that follows the anniversary of the martyrdom of Prophet Mohammad’s (PBUH) grandson, Imam Hussein AS, in the seventh century. Pilgrims from Iraq, Iran and other parts of the world have converged on ...

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Iraq’s PM says Kurds refraining from withdrawing their troops

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has accused the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) of not remaining committed to an agreement on withdrawing their forces from disputed regions in the north of the country. (presstv) — On Wednesday, Abadi told reporters that the Kurds have “gone back on the accord” concerning the withdrawal of ...

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Twin Bombs Attack Wedding Party in Tikrit; 23 Civilian Casualties

Bomb attacks at a wedding party near the central Iraqi city of Tikrit have claimed the lives of nearly two dozen people as government forces push ahead with their battle to retake the strategic northern city of Mosul from Takfiri Daesh terrorists. A police source, speaking on condition of anonymity, ...

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Iraq Vice President : Iran the sole country to help Iraq stand up to Daesh

Iraqi Vice President Nouri al-Maliki speaks to reporters in Tehran on January 2, 2017. (Photo by IRNA)

WILAYAH WITH AGENCIES – Iraqi Vice President Nouri al-Maliki has hailed Iran’s support for his country in the fight against terrorist groups, saying the Islamic Republic alone came to the help of Iraq in the war on Daesh Takfiri militants. The Iraqi armed forces did not possess adequate weapons to fight ...

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