posted tages with "Iraq"

Nujaba Chief: US Seeking to Disintegrate Iraq through Sedition

Nujaba Chief: US Seeking to Disintegrate Iraq through Sedition

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iraq’s al-Nujaba resistance group, which is part of the Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) or Hashd al-Sha’abi, warned of a “malicious” American plot to disintegrate the country through a soft war combined with political and sectarian sedition. - World news - Speaking in a meeting with Mohsen Rezaei, the secretary of Iran’s Expediency Discernment Council, in...

Iran Sanctions US Ambassador to Iraq over Gen. Soleimani’s Assassination

Iran Sanctions US Ambassador to Iraq over Gen. Soleimani’s Assassination

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman said the Islamic Republic has sanctioned US Ambassador to Iraq Matthew Tueller over his involvement in the assassination of top Iranian commander Lt. General Qassem Soleimani and many more acts of terror against the Islamic Republic. - Politics news - “US Amb. to Iraq, Matthew Tueller, has had a central role in coordinating terrorist...

Iraq Discovers Mass Grave of Daesh Victims in Kirkuk

Iraq Discovers Mass Grave of Daesh Victims in Kirkuk

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iraqi security forces discovered the mass grave of people killed by Daesh in the Kirkuk governorate, local media reported. - World news - A security officer told Iraqi Alsumaria television on condition of anonymity that local officials had found the “remains of 45 people killed by Daesh militants in the village of Dawood Al-Alouka". He added that the local forensic...

Iran, Iraq Discuss Implementation of Bilateral Deals

Iran, Iraq Discuss Implementation of Bilateral Deals

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Diplomatic delegations from Iran and Iraq weighed plans to carry out the agreements the two neighbors have reached in the past. - Politics news - The delegations, chaired by Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for International and Legal Affairs Mohsen Baharvand and Senior Undersecretary of Foreign Ministry of Iraq Abdul-Karim Hashim, held a meeting in Tehran on...

Iraq Launches Major Operation against Daesh in Mosul

Iraq Launches Major Operation against Daesh in Mosul

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iraqi forces launched a major operation in Mosul, the center of Nineveh, to clear the area of the remnants of Daesh terrorists. - World news - “The joint forces have begun liberating the Kanous Island from Daesh, using artillery and airstrikes,” a military source, speaking on condition of anonymity, told Shafaq News agency on Monday. A floating walkway will be also...

Iraq Greenlights Release of Iran’s Assets: CBI Chief

Iraq Greenlights Release of Iran’s Assets: CBI Chief

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Governor of the Central Bank of Iran said his negotiations with the Iraqi officials have yielded "positive" results, as the Arab country has given its approval to the release of Iran’s frozen assets for the purchase of basic commodities. - Economy news - In remarks on Monday, Abdolnasser Hemmati said he held a trilateral meeting with Governor of the Central Bank of...

Iraq Appoints New Military Chief amid Increasing Daesh Attacks

Iraq Appoints New Military Chief amid Increasing Daesh Attacks

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iraq’s Ministry of Defense appointed a new military commander to assume responsibility of security issues in the province Diyala. - World news - Member of parliamentarian Security and Defense Committee Abdul-Khaliq Al-Azzawi told Anadolu Agency that the defense minister had appointed Major General Adnan Al-Enezi to succeed Major General Saleh Nasser in running the...

Iraq, Oman Eager to Boost Ties with Iran

Iraq, Oman Eager to Boost Ties with Iran

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The new ambassadors of Iraq and Oman to Tehran called for the expansion of relations with Iran in various fields. - Politics news - They submitted their credentials to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in separate meetings on Tuesday.Iraq’s envoy, Nasir Abdul Mohsin Abdullah, expressed gratitude to Iran for supporting his country in the fight against the Daesh terrorist...

Iraq Plans to Build Nuclear Reactor for Research Purposes

Iraq Plans to Build Nuclear Reactor for Research Purposes

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iraq’s Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi has ordered the formation of a committee tasked to build a nuclear reactor for research purposes, the Iraqi Radioactive Sources Regulatory Authority (IRSRA) revealed. - World news - Speaking to the Iraqi News Agency, the head of the IRSRA, Hussein Latif, said that Al-Kadhimi is “aware of the importance of the issue of atomic...

No Foreign Pilgrim Allowed Entry into Iraq for Arbaeen: Envoy

No Foreign Pilgrim Allowed Entry into Iraq for Arbaeen: Envoy

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iraq’s ambassador to Tehran reiterated that his country would not grant any foreign pilgrim entry for this year’s Arbaeen season as part of the coronavirus restrictions. - Society/Culture news - In a meeting with Iranian Deputy Interior Minister for Security Affairs Hossein Zolfaqari, held in Tehran on Monday, Iraq’s Ambassador Nasir Abdul Muhsin said no...