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Abdullah was wounded in a mine blast as Iraqi forces battled to oust the jihadists from Iraq's second city Mosul last year. His right hand was ... Wearing jeans and a dark green shirt, he said he had been transferred from Mosul to a hospital in the Iraqi Kurdish regional capital Arbil before heading to Jordan.
The ban was briefly lifted in 2012, but a power outage during an Iraq-Jordan match in the Iraqi Kurdish capital Arbil led world's football's governing body promptly to reinstate it. Iraq is now allowed to host international friendlies at stadiums in Arbil, the southern port city of Basra and the shrine city of Karbala.

File photo: Federal Iraqi security forces gather outside the Kurdish hold City of Alton Kupri, outskirts of Irbil, Iraq. ... Islamic State militants ambushed a convoy of government-backed militia fighters near the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk late on Sunday, killing at least 25 of them, police and militia commanders ...
An Iraqi Kurdish man shows his ink-stained finger after voting during the Kurdistan's legislative election at a polling station on 21 September 2013 in the northern Kurdish city of Arbil. Photo: AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye. ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – The major Kurdish parties have submitted their candidates to ...
Iraq secured nearly $25 billion in the first few hours of the final day of an international donors' conference in Kuwait City, which was still ongoing. Baghdad ... Turkey will help redevelop the cities of Kirkuk, Mosul, Tal Afar, Baghdad, Irbil and Sulaymaniyah through the Turkish International Cooperation and ...
Just weeks after overrunning Mosul, ISIS fighters launched a push on the city of Irbil in Iraq's Kurdish region that was largely repelled by coalition air ... halted and over the next three years Iraqi ground forces with close coalition air support pushed ISIS out of towns, villages and cities across the country.

This also comes on the aftermath of liberating the city of Mosul, Irbil, northern Iraq from the clutches of the so-called Islamic State (IS) back in the summer of last ... Consul General of Kuwait to Irbil Omar Al-Kanderi, in previous statements to Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) had said that the Consulate General ...
Mosul, Iraq's second largest city, one of the most dangerous cities in the world, sat 20 miles southwest. In June 2014, ISIS overran it, and the ... In 2003 at a Kurdish investment seminar in Irbil, Schute met Douglas Layton, an American who came to Kurdistan in 1992. Layton, whose round spectacles and ...
A view is seen of Khurmala oilfield on the outskirts of the city of Arbil in Iraq's Kurdistan region December 4, 2013. ... Although Baghdad took control of the city of Kirkuk, and the nearby Havana and Bay Hasan oilfields, in a military offensive in October 2017, it did not take Khurmala—which the KRG claims is ...
Iraqi men check a site in the city of Mosul where bodies of alleged Islamic State group jihadists remain on January 11, 2018. (AFP) ... to help it rebuild after defeating Daesh and making progress in reuniting the country, saying it would need up to $100 billion to fix crumbling infrastructure and war-torn cities.
Irbil, Iraq, January 24, 2018 — A full year after ISIS were pushed out of East Mosul, high unemployment and a lack of opportunities, especially for youth under 25, are still hindering recovery in the city. To help transform the lives of hundreds of the most vulnerable young women and men in Mosul, the ...
Syrian Kurds hold banners and olive branches during a demonstration outside of the UN office in the northern Iraqi city of Arbil, the capital of the ... Turkish warplanes carried out new strikes on the northwest of the Afrin enclave and also hit the outskirts of the mainly Kurdish-held city of Qamishli far to the ...
Nechirvan Barzani, prime minister of Iraq's Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), speaks during a press conference in the northern Iraqi city of Arbil. (AFP) ... in its power to support efforts to ease the differences” between Baghdad and the Kurdish regional capital Irbil, official IRNA news agency reported.
Photos and video from the activist-run Thiqa News Agency and Baladi News Agency show heavy damage along what appears to be a major avenue in Irbil city, with several buildings damaged and vehicles overturned by the car bomb blasts. Ambulances and rescue teams rushed to the explosion site and ...
The Iranians apparently tried to instigate similar violence in the Irbil province that is controlled by the Kurds but failed. So they concentrated on ... Protests that started Thursday have taken place across Iran, from border cities such as Mashhad in the far east to Rasht on the Caspian. By the second day they ...
In the last three months following the referendum, the Irbil government is not even able pay the salaries of its officers, which has caused protests in many cities of the region, particularly in Sulaymaniyah. President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan also warned the KRG before the referendum that Turkey could block ...
Last week Baghdad extended the ban on international flights into Kurdish region airports at Irbil and Sulimaniya, denying freedom of movement and ... While Daesh has been driven from Mosul and other Iraqi cities and towns under his watch, he has to tackle the reconstruction of the country's Sunni areas ...

The demonstrations took place on every continent on Earth, in hundreds of cities and towns: Paris, France, Belgrade, Serbia; Kolkata, India; Bangkok, Thailand; Lima, Peru and Irbil, Iraq, to name just a few. #Metoo. Later in the year, the #metoo movement exploded on social media. First started by activist ...
Iraqi Kurds wave the Kurdish flag as they celebrate in the streets of the northern city of Arbil on September 25, 2017 following a referendum on independence. Iraq's Kurds defied widespread opposition to vote in a historic independence referendum, sparking fresh tensions with Baghdad, threats from Turkey ...
IRBIL, Dec 25 (KUNA) -- The Christians of Mosul, Iraq, held their first mass since the disposal of the so-called Islamic State (IS), which had taken over the ... After long battles, which lasted for months, the Iraqi troops -- backed by a regional and international coalition -- managed to take back the city from IS.
January 12: Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) delivered 30,000 liters of heating fuel to displaced Iraqis in Hassan sham Camp near Irbil, northern Iraq. January 12: Kuwait General ... August 15: Kuwait provided 55 tons of medical supplies for hospitals in the Iraqi city of Mosul. September 8: Kuwait ...
Hymns filled a church in Iraq's second city Mosul on Sunday as worshippers celebrated Christmas for the first time in four years after the end of militant rule. ... A man dressed as Santa Claus plays with a child during a Christmas event at the Book Cafe in the northern Iraqi city of Arbil, the capital of the ...
Since Monday, Sulaymaniyah, one of Iraqi Kurdistan's largest cities, has been rocked by massive demonstrations by civil servants demanding the payment ... At least six protesters were shot dead by local security forces in the city on Tuesday, while a number of public facilities, including several party offices, ...
He allegedly traveled to Iraq in June 2015, where he joined IS, received firearms training and scouted targets for an attack in the northern Iraqi city of Irbil. Prosecutors said in a statement that W. returned to Germany in July 2017, where he considered using a vehicle to carry out an attack on a site in ...
Earlier in the day, Kurdish security forces dispersed anti-government protests in the center of the Kurdistan Region city of Sulaimaniya as demonstrators continued to stage rallies for the second consecutive day in protest at the Kurdistan Regional Government's austerity measures, delays of payments and ...
Iraqi Kurdish students of the Salahaddin University wave the Kurdish flag as they demonstrate in Irbil, the capital of autonomous Iraqi Kurdistan region, ... GENEVA: The UN voiced deep concern on Friday over the reported shelling and burning of homes in the Iraqi city of Tuz Khurmatu, warning of a “serious ...
IRBIL, Dec 5 (KUNA) -- United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Coordinator for the Kurdistan Region of Iraq Monica Noro, said ... Noro went over the refugees situation in the camps and UNHCR plans and programs, as well as the number of displaced who returned to Mosul city.
On Tuesday, the State of Kuwait has footed the bill of implanting artificial limbs to 66 persons from the northern Iraqi city Mosul. Kuwait Consul General in Irbil Dr. Omar Al-Kandari said, "the initiative" was part of a campaign aimed at providing medical care to displaced Iraqis and those who were wounded or ...
It was the vanguard of oil tanker flying the Kuwaiti flag and in those days it was considered a super tanker. In the context of the humanitarian assistance, Kuwait opened in April 2017 'Kazma' school for displaced Iraqi students in the city of Irbil. The school was funded by Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) ...
Envoys of the two sides met in the Kurdish regional capital Irbil in northern Iraq and discussed major issues including security, control over the Kurdistan ... Al-Abadi's orders, government forces responded to the referendum by dislodging Kurdish militia from disputed regions including the oil city of Kirkuk.
The pickup is in a mechanic's garage in Mosul's Old City, in an unsecured area cordoned off by security forces. Mahmoud had two other vintage cars - a 1957 Dodge Coronet and a 1967 Dodge pickup - but U.S. soldiers towed them away in 2006 after warning him against parking them on the street without ...
The State of Kuwait General Consul in Irbil, Dr. Omar Al-Kandari, said in a statement to KUNA on Tuesday that "the initiative" was part of a campaign aimed at providing medical care to displaced Iraqis and those who were wounded or lost limbs during the fighting to liberate the city from the so-called Islamic ...
IRBIL, Dec 25 (KUNA) -- The Christians of Mosul, Iraq, held their first mass since the disposal of the so-called Islamic State (IS), which had taken over the ... After long battles, which lasted for months, the Iraqi troops -- backed by a regional and international coalition -- managed to take back the city from IS.
... targeted a location near the Kirkuk city headquarters of Saraya al Salam – an ... of Altun Kupri district, about 50 kilometers south of Arbil City.
IRBIL, Iraq: Kurdish lawmakers have ended their boycott of the national ... Baghdad retook the oil-rich city of Kirkuk and several other disputed ...
In the face of Baghdad's hard-line policy, Arbil will reach out to ... could use these documents as justification to take control of the cities.
In 2003, a magnitude 6.6 earthquake flattened the historic city of Bam, ... At her home in the Iraqi city of Irbil, about 170 miles northwest of the ...
Almost empty souvenirs shops next to the citadel in central Irbil, Iraq. ... Iraqi federal security forces recaptured the city last month, broke into the ...
... rain falling in the hills around Masoud Barzani's palace north of Irbil. ... took back the city of Kirkuk, oil fields and towns and cities in a large ...
... including the oil-rich city of Kirkuk, sparking clashes that left dozens ... men armed with sticks stormed the building in Irbil where they were ...
... and disorder” in Irbil and Dahuk, two cities in the Kurdish region. ... from the disputed oil-rich city of Kirkuk, retaken by Iraqi forces earlier this ...
Clashes raged in front of Irbil's parliament building after the ... able to liberate the city of Mosul," he continued, referring to Iraqi Kurdish fighters.
Civilians were leaving the city, while the booming sound of mortar fire ... meaning “Golden Bridge,” is located between Kirkuk and Irbil on the ...
Clashes raged in front of Irbil's parliament building after the ... able to liberate the city of Mosul," he continued, referring to Iraqi Kurdish fighters.
Earlier this week, government soldiers and allied Shi'ite militia fighters took control of the city of Kirkuk, nearby oil fields, and other key ...
Some Kurds are trying to persuade people to stay in the city. Others, like this family in Arbil, have already leftSafin Hamed/AFP/Getty Images.
Roads out of Kirkuk to Baghdad and the Kurdish city of Sulymania are now closed but families continue to leave the city towards Irbil, the ...
A member of the Iraqi forces holds up a Kurdish flag as they advance towards the city of Kirkuk during an operation against Kurdish fighters.
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) - Iraqi Kurdish officials said early Monday that federal forces and ... Inside Kirkuk, a multi-ethnic city that is home to more than 1 million people, ...
"Archbishop Bashar Warda of Irbil has said repeatedly over the last year ... living in the towns and cities of the Kurdish-controlled Ninevah Plain ...


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