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Tag Archives: iraq

Iraq militia chiefs to call shots as MPs – Politicians fear Iraqi version of Guard

‘IRAN ASSURED BAGHDAD NOT TO BE USED BY AMERICA’ BAGHDAD, Nov 13, (RTRS): In May, Hassan Fada’am traded his military fatigues for a suit when …

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Pollution annihilates Iraqi carp

Iraqi officials and fishermen are at a loss to explain how hundreds of tons of carp have suddenly died in fish farms in the Euphrates …

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Amir congratulates Iraq PM-designate

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 3, (Agencies): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah congratulated the Iraqi Prime Minister-designate Adel Abdulmahdi for his assignment to …

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Reign of fear in Basra from Iran-tied militias

BASRA, Iraq, Sept 23, (Agencies): Hajar Youssif was on her daily commute to work, staring at her phone and fl icking through her Instagram account …

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Basra seethes over water, jobs – Seven convicted of terrorism executed

BASRA, Sept 11, (Agencies): The brackish water pouring from the taps of homes in Basra has caused stomach ailments and skin rashes for thousands in …

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PM struggles to defuse Basra anger

Baghdad accused of failing to redistribute oil wealth BASRA, Iraq, Sept 10, (Agencies): Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi tried to ease tensions in the country’s …

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Iraq’s parliamentary groups urge PM to resign

BAGHDAD, Sept 8, (Agencies): Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al- Abadi faced calls to resign Saturday as his alliance with a populist cleric who won May …

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Main Iraqi port closed as one dies 25 injured on 4th day of Basra protests

BASRA, Iraq, Sept 6, (RTRS): Iraq’s main seaport closed down on Thursday following clashes between protestors and security forces in the nearby southern city of …

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Toxic Persian wind poisons Iraq seditiously

IT IS unusual for a geographic and historic curse to coincide in one place in this world. This makes Iraq a rare place as it …

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Police disperse Basra protests

BASRA, Iraq, Sept 2, (Agencies): Police used tear gas to disperse around 150 protesters at the main entrance to Iraq’s giant Nahr Bin Omar oilfield …

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