Tag Archives: Iraq

Iraq’s Ministry of Health: Eid Al-Adha celebrations caused the unprecedented rise in Coronavirus infections

The Iraqi Ministry of Health and Environment said, on Monday, the Eid Al-Adha celebrations caused the unprecedented rise in Coronavirus infections. The Ministry’s spokesperson, Seif Al-Badr, said in a statement, “Today, the Ministry recorded the highest daily infection rate, with more than 12,000 cases,” adding that “this unprecedented rise is …

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Iraq’s daily COVID-19 cases hit a new record of 12,180

The Iraqi Ministry of Health confirmed over 12,000 COVID-19 cases and 60 deaths from its complications in the past 24 hours. The daily situation report issued by the Ministry said that 12,180 swabs have tested positive for the virus on Saturday, bringing the cumulative count of confirmed cases since the …

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Iraqi PM Mustafa Al-Kadhimi heads to the US

Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi headed to the United States accompanied by a government delegation today. A statement issued by the Prime Minister’s Media Office that the visit will last for several days, during which the two parties will discuss Iraqi-American relations and issues of mutual interest. The statement quoted Al-Kadhimi …

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Iraqi Forces Capture Three IS Members in Different Cities

Iraqi security forces on Saturday captured three members of the Islamic State (IS) in different provinces, a statement said. The Iraqi Security Media Cell pointed out in a statement on Twitter that two of the militants were captured in Anbar while the other one was in Salahaddin provinces. Accurate intelligence …

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US military base in Erbil targeted by drone: report

An Iraqi resistance group reported a drone strike on the US Al-Harir military base in Erbil, Iraq. Iraqi news outlets reported a drone strike on US Al-Harir military base in Erbil, Iraq, on Friday. According to the report, an Iraqi resistance group called ‘Lawae Al-Saerin’ claimed responsibility for the attack. …

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ISIS terrorist chief nabbed in southern Baghdad

The Iraqi Military Intelligence Agency on Friday reported that it has arrested the most prominent and leading ISIS terrorist in southern Baghdad. The head of Iraq’s Military Intelligence Services announced on Friday the arrest of the most important terrorist member of ISIS southern of Baghdad. The Iraqi Military Intelligence Service …

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Iraq reported 8905 new COVID19 cases today

Iraq recorded, on Friday 8905 new cases of Covid-19 to take its total to 1,535,848, the health ministry said. It reported 66 deaths to take its coronavirus death toll to 18,167. It also reported 8,205 recoveries to take its total to 1,394,536 (90.8%). The COVID-19 intensive care patients count to …

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MOFA: Dialogue session includes US troops withdrawal timing

Foreign Minister Fouad Hussein announced that the fourth round of strategic dialogues between Iraq and the United States will be the last, while noting that it will witness an agreement on scheduling the US withdrawal. “There are no US bases in Iraq. The US troops are in Iraqi camps, not …

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Neurological hospital in Baghdad to receive COVID-19 patients to overcome soaring cases

Health authorities in Baghdad decided to convert a hospital specialized in neurological diseases to a COVID-19 isolation center, a document obtained by Alghadeer News revealed. According to an official document appended by the signature of the head of Baghdad/al-Rusafa Health Directorate, Dr. Muhammad Jihad Jawad, “Dr. Saad al-Witri Neuroscience Hospital” …

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