Iraqi and Indian officials say the bodies were found buried in mass graves near the village of Badush, northwest of Mosul. New Delhi had maintained for years that it believed the Indian workers were alive and it was trying to secure their release. Iraqi
A Yazidi lawmaker in northern Iraq’s Kurdish parliament said Monday that the PKK has kidnapped more than 1,000 young Yazidis in Mosul’s Sinjar district and forced them to join the fight in Syria for its Syrian offshoot, the People’s Protection Units (YPG). Speaking to
The nuclear deal with Iran has emboldened Tehran to become increasingly aggressive in the Middle East, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said, warning that Iran should “not test Israel’s resolve” as he showed off what he said was part of a downed Iranian drone.
ANKARA, Jan 23 Turkish jets have destroyed shelters and weapon caches that belong to separatist Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in northern Iraq, said Turkey’s General Staff on Tuesday. The airstrikes targeted PKK camps in the Upper Zab region when they were preparing for an
An Iraqi court said Sunday it had condemned to death by hanging a German woman of Moroccan origin after finding her guilty of belonging to the Islamic State group. She was sentenced for providing “logistical support and helping the terrorist group to carry out
KURDISTAN – The main armed Kurdish group opposed to the Iranian state will focus its operations deep inside Iranian Kurdistan in the year to come, a commander of the force told Kurdish news Agency Rudaw. The Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan (PDKI) ended a
Baghdad – Kuwait’s Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Al-Jarallah said on Monday that the forthcoming conference on reconstruction of Iraq will witness broad international participation and a significant contribution, KUNA reported. Jarallah made the remarks in response to reporters after the opening of the Embassy
Baghdad (Local News) One person was killed and four others were wounded on Friday when a bomb blast rocked an area southeast of Iraq, a security source was quoted saying. A security source told Alghad Press that an improvised explosive device went off near