Well-known French newspaper Le Monde has presented Ayatollah Sistani, one of the most important Shiite religious leaders, as a man whose absence will leave a massive void in the crisis-hit Iraq.
Iraqi Special Forces have pushed forward to reach a second bridge that links eastern Mosul to the city’s west, which is still fully controlled by the ISIS terrorist group, a military statement said on Friday.
Ali Akbar Velayati, an international advisor to Iran’s Leader, hailed Turkey’s decision to pull its troops out of a town near Mosul in north of Iraq, expressing the hope for a thaw in relations between Turkey and Syria as well.
UN mission in Iraq says nearly 7,000 civilians have been killed in the crisis-hit Iraq, while the figure does not include casualties from Western Anbar for May, July, August and December.
After the ISIS terrorist group occupied the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, it established a registration system to issue identification documents for the inhabitants. Many children now have ID cards issued by the terrorist group.
Iraqi Vice President Nouri al-Maliki has hailed Iran’s support for his country in the fight against terrorist groups, saying the Islamic Republic alone came to the help of Iraq in the war on Daesh Takfiri militants.
Iran has strongly condemned a terrorist car bomb attack in the north of the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, urging collective measures to firmly fight terrorism across the world.
The US President-elect Donald J. Trump says the George W. Bush administration’s move to invade Iraq on false intelligence about Saddam Hussein’s possession of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMDs) was like a disaster.
At least 113 were killed and injured Monday in three separate bombings in different parts of Iraqi capital city of Baghdad, media reports said.
John Nixon, the first CIA officer to interrogate Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein after his capture in December 2003, has revealed shocking facts about the deposed Iraqi leader that raise new questions about why the United States bothered to invade Iraq to oust him from power.