|UN 'Shocked and Appalled' At Mass Execution of 38 ISIS Members in Iraq|
Added: 15.12.2017 19:05 | 14 views | 0 comments
The United Nations had harsh words for Iraq on Friday after the mass-hanging of 38 men at a prison, the largest number of executions in a single day for Baghdad since September, when 42 were put to death in the same prison, according to The Australian. The UN called on Baghdad to immediately halt all executions after it hung 38 jihadists that were affiliated with the Islamic State or al-Qaeda for terrorism offenses at the prison in the southern city of Nasiriyah, according to provincial authorities. "We are deeply shocked and appalled at the mass execution on Thursday," United Nations human rights office spokeswoman Liz Throssell told reporters in Geneva. Throssell warned that the hangings...
|Iraq holds victory parade after defeating Islamic State|
Added: 10.12.2017 19:08 | 17 views | 0 comments
An Iraqi military parade in Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone celebrated final victory over Islamic State on Sunday, with Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi looking on as troops marched in formation, their bodies spelling "victory day" in Arabic.
|Iraq holds military parade to celebrate victory over ISIS|
Added: 10.12.2017 14:56 | 19 views | 0 comments
December 10, 2017 10:56 PM
BAGHDAD (AFP) - Iraq's armed forces held a military parade in Baghdad on Sunday (Dec 10) to celebrate the victory announced by Prime Minister Haider Abadi over the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militant group.
|Yazidis caught in 'political football' between Baghdad, Iraqi Kurds|
Added: 10.12.2017 12:58 | 16 views | 0 comments
Since Iraqi forces pushed the Kurds out of the Yazidis' mountainous heartland of Sinjar in northern Iraq in October, residents are wondering what could happen to them next.
|Iraq holds military parade celebrating victory over Islamic State|
Added: 10.12.2017 8:58 | 17 views | 0 comments
An Iraqi military parade celebrating final victory over Islamic State is underway in Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone, an Iraqi military spokesman told Reuters on Sunday.
|Iraqi PM declares war against ISIS has ended|
Added: 09.12.2017 21:00 | 11 views | 0 comments
December 10, 2017 5:00 AM
BAGHDAD • Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said yesterday that Iraqi forces had driven the last remnants of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) from the country, three years after the militant group captured about a third of Iraq's territory.
|US hails end of ISIS 'vile occupation' in Iraq|
Added: 09.12.2017 18:32 | 11 views | 0 comments
December 10, 2017 2:32 AM
WASHINGTON (AFP) - The United States hailed the end of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group's "vile occupation" of Iraq on Saturday (Dec 9) after the Baghdad government declared victory in a three-year war, but warned that militants still posed a threat.
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