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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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DAESH (ISIS) Mass-Producing Arms with Turkish Raw Material

VIDEO: DAESH Mass-Producing Arms with Turkish Raw Material

Recent findings have revealed that the Takfiri Daesh terrorist group in Iraq is manufacturing weapons on an industrial scale, with products largely purchased in bulk from Turkey. The London-based Conflict Armaments Research reported on Wednesday that ISIS (ISIL, IS, DAESH) has maintained a “robust and reliable” supply chain between Turkey ...

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Abadi slams US congress bill to split Iraq

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has denounced a controversial US Congress bill aimed at dividing the Arab country into three states. In a phone conversation with US Vice President Joe Biden, Abadi expressed concern over the bill, a statement by the premier’s office said. The prime minister told Biden that ...

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Iraq Kurds capture northeast town from ISIS

Iraqi Kurdish forces and allied militiamen retook the town of Sulaiman Bek from militants on Monday, removing a key stronghold they have held for over 11 weeks, officials said. “Sulaiman Bek is under the control of the combined forces,” but there is still danger from bombs the militants may have ...

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