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Sunni political blocs have failed to agree on a nominee for the post of speaker of Iraq’s newly-elected parliament, a lawmaker said Wednesday. “We’re still…
Unprecedented levels of internal displacement took place in Syria this year, a UN commission said Wednesday. In a 24-page report, the UN Independent International Commission…
At least 60,000 people have suffered temporary poisoning due to polluted water in Iraq’s southern Basra province, Iraq’s High Commission for Human Rights (IHCHR), a…
The US vice president condemned the Iranian missile attack on the headquarters of the Iranian Democratic Party in the town of Koysinjaq and considered it…
The Iranian news agency Tasnim quoted Iranian National Security Council Secretary Ali Shamkhani as saying Tehran is responding to any hostile action against it .…

Campaigning begins for Kurdistan region poll

The campaigning period for parliamentary elections in the Kurdistan region officially began on Tuesday. Slated for Sept. 30, the poll will see more than 700…

US remembers Sept. 11 terror attacks

Nearly 3,000 Americans died that morning when planes hijacked by al-Qaeda slammed into the Pentagon in northern Virginia, and the World Trade Center in New…
The UN Assistant Secretary General on Tuesday voiced concern over the growing tension in northwestern Syria. "I am deeply worried over the recent escalation of…
The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) met on Monday and announced a statement consisting of three points. In one…
At the request of the Presidency of the Kurdistan Parliament , the Committee of Security and Interior of the Parliament of Kurdistan on Monday visited…
Erbil branch of the Kurdish Islamic League on Monday distributed aid to 150 orphaned children and the amount of aid is 16 million Iraqi dinars.…
Iraq has summoned the Algerian ambassador over chants in support of former dictator Saddam Hussein by Algerian football fans. On Sunday, Iraq’s Air Force team…
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi arrived in Basra on Monday in hopes of containing a wave of popular protest that has gripped the southern province…
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