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Like hundreds of others, the 24-year-old Iraqi father of two has not dared to approach security forces for fear of being detained because of his name. ... al-Faisal, who runs a human rights group, said he had recorded "about 2,500 people suffering from similar names" in Mosul and its surrounding province.

Ramadi, Iraq (AFP) -- In Iraq's Anbar province, visitors can be hard pressed to find a hotel room as tribal tradition makes housing guests a point of honour. ... French anthropologist Dawood Hosham, who is of Iraqi origin, highlights the "tribal" nature of cities like Ramadi when explaining the importance ...
A US-supplied Abrams tank destroyed by Peshmerga forces near Pirde during clashes with Iraqi armed forces in October 2017 was removed and taken ... was destroyed by the Kurdish Peshmerga upon approaching the Pirde (or Altun Kupri) border-crossing between Erbil and Kirkuk provinces last October.
BAGHDAD — Iraq's parliament has approved this year's budget of about 104 trillion Iraqi dinars, or nearly $88 billion. A statement says the budget, which was approved on Saturday, will run with a deficit of 12.5 trillion dinars, or about $10.58 billion. It adds that the budget is based on a projected oil price of ...
Although the displaced can now return to their homes in Ninevah, Anbar and Salahuddin provinces, tribes whose members were victims of the Islamic ... of “IS families” to rehabilitation camps, which poses questions about the fate of IS members, their presence and the Iraqi government's procedures for ...
Hammadi was removed from office on November 1 of last year by the Ninewa Provincial Council and Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, but has refused to ... According to Foreign Minister, Iraq Considering Purchase of Russian Defense System – Following a meeting of the Iraqi-Russian Intergovernmental ...
Iraq expects to produce 500,000 tonnes of wheat from Nineveh province in the 2018 season, a local official said on Wednesday. The province is expected to grow 2.2 million donhums of land with wheat, Dreid Hekmat, director of agriculture of the province, said. One Iraqi donhum is equal to 2,500 square ...
SULAIMANI – Iraq's Council of Ministers set a date on Tuesday (February 27) for the country's provincial elections to be held in 2018, during a meeting ... Minister, to coordinate government support for Iraq's Independent High Electoral Commission (IHEC),” the official website of the Iraqi government said.
Mosul ( Iraqi police arrested, Tuesday two Islamic State leaders at the south of Nineveh province's city of Mosul, a police spokesman was quoted ... Iraq declared victory over Islamic State militants and the recapture of all of the group's strongholds in December, but forces continue to hunt for ...


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