Showing posts with label Iraq. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Iraq. Show all posts

Saturday, July 29, 2023

Four killed in Turkish drone strike against PKK members in Iraq

A Turkish drone strike on Friday killed four suspected Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants and injured one in Iraq’s northern province of Sulaimaniya, Iraqi Kurdistan’s counterterrorism service said.

Sunday, April 23, 2023

Turkish troops kill 21 'terrorists' in Syria, Iraq: defense minister, determined to eliminate the PKK

A total of 21 "terrorists" were killed by Turkish troops over the past four days in northern Syria and Iraq, Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said on Saturday.

Monday, April 17, 2023

Ukraine foreign minister seeks support on visit to Iraq

Ukraine’s foreign minister visited Iraq on Monday for the first time since Russia’s invasion, seeking diplomatic support from the Middle East where Moscow has been cultivating friends.

Wednesday, April 5, 2023

Turkey closes airspace to Iraq’s Sulaimaniyah, cites PKK presence

Turkey has closed its airspace to planes taking off from and landing in Iraq’s northern city of Sulaimaniyah, citing what it said was the heightened presence of Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) fighters there, according to a spokesman from its Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Friday, March 24, 2023

The Guardian: British Air Force has killed 29 civilians in Syria and Iraq in two years

The Guardian newspaper revealed the involvement of British forces in killing a number of civilians in nine air strikes launched by the British Air Force in Iraq and Syria between 2016 and 2018.

Friday, March 17, 2023

7 killed in helicopter crash in N. Iraq

A helicopter crashed in the semi-autonomous Kurdistan region of northern Iraq, killing all passengers onboard, the regional Counter-Terrorism Service (CTS) said on Thursday.

Monday, March 13, 2023

Iraqi Forces Kill 22 Daesh Militants in Anbar Province Operation - Tasnim News

The Iraqi military reported on Sunday that 22 Daesh (ISIL or ISIS) militants, including some senior leaders, were killed in an operation in Iraq's western province of Anbar.

Wednesday, March 8, 2023

Iranian FM slams German FM’s Anti-Iran Remarks in Baghdad

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman condemned recent baseless allegations made by Germany’s foreign minister in Baghdad, saying the German official had better apologize for her country’s dark record in supporting the Saddam Hussein regime and equipping it with chemical weapons.

Tuesday, March 7, 2023

Iraq, US Discuss Training Of Iraqi Military During Austins Visit To Baghdad

The Iraqi government discussed with US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin training programs for the Iraqi armed forces amid ongoing counterterrorist operations against Islamic State (IS, terrorist group, banned in Russia), Iraqi government spokesman Basim Al-Awadi said.

Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Iran blames foreign security service, Iraqi Kurdish groups for weekend drone strike

Iran blamed a foreign security service and Kurdish groups in Iraq for a drone attack on an ammunition depot near the central city of Isfahan over the weekend, state-run Nour News reported.

Sunday, January 15, 2023

Iraqi PM says in an interview he supports indefinite US troop presence in country

Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Shia al-Sudani defended the presence of US troops in his country and set no timetable for their withdrawal, in an interview with the Wall Street Journal published on Sunday.

Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Iranian Foreign Ministry Summons Iraqi Ambassador Over Gulf Name Debacle

The Iranian Foreign Ministry summoned the Iraqi Ambassador to Tehran after a number of Iraqi officials called the Persian Gulf "Arabian Gulf" during the Gulf Cup football tournament, Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian said on Wednesday.

Thursday, November 24, 2022

Kurds Increased Activity In Syria, Iraq Directed By United States

Kurds' increased activity in Syria and Iraq is likely directed by the United States, Russia's special presidential envoy for Syria Alexander Lavrentyev told Sputnik.

Monday, November 21, 2022

Iraq condemns Iranian, Turkish attacks on Kurdistan region

Iraq on Monday condemned Iranian and Turkish attacks on its northern Kurdistan region, the state news agency INA reported, citing a foreign ministry statement.

Sunday, November 20, 2022

Turkish jets hit "targets" in Syria, Iraq

Turkish military planes have hit "targets" in northern Syria and Iraq, bombing bases Turkey’s defence ministry claimed were used by those behind an explosion in central Istanbul last weekend that killed six people and wounded more than 80.

Monday, November 14, 2022

Irans's IRGC Resumes Attacks on Terrorists in Iraq’s Kurdistan Region

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Force launched a new round of artillery and missile attacks on the positions of terrorist groups in Iraq’s Kurdistan Region on Monday.

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

Newly-elected Iraqi president calls for quick formation of new gov't

Iraq's newly-elected President Abdul Latif Rashid assumed office on Monday, expressing his hope for a quick formation of the new government.

Sunday, October 16, 2022

Iran Calls on Iraq to Take Action against KRG-Based Terrorists – Al-Manar TV Lebanon

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian called on Baghdad and Kurdistan Regional Government to take action against terrorist groups based in the Iraqi Kurdistan Region and prevent them from posing a threat to Iran.

Sunday, October 9, 2022

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