Tag Archives: Iraq

Iraq’s CTS arrested a prominent terrorist in an ambush in Nineveh

The Iraqi Counter-Terrorism Service arrested a prominent ISIS leader in Nineveh Governorate on Tuesday. “Based on Intelligence information, the Counter-Terrorism Service apprehended the terrorist Ayman Latif Al-Marawi, nicknamed Abu Jandal.” The Spokesperson of the Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces, Yahya Rasool, revealed. Abu Jandal held a military position …

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COVID-19: Iraq reported one death, 327 new cases in a week

Iraq logged only 327 COVID-19 cases in the past seven days, the Iraqi Ministry of Health said today, Monday. In its weekly epidemiological report on COVID-19, the Ministry reported 559 recoveries and one mortality. The cumulative count of COVID-19 patients since the emergence of the virus in the region amounted …

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Four-storey building collapses in Baghdad, 13 rescued (Videos)

A four-storey commercial building in Baghdad collapsed on Saturday, trapping at least 13 people who were later rescued by the Civil Defence. Search operations are underway for more survivors, the Civil Defence Media official General Jawdat Abdul-Rahman said in a statement. Baghdad Municipality spokesman Mohammed Al Rubaie said an investigation …

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Iraqi F-16 destroy ISIS hideout in Nineveh

The Iraqi intelligence agency announced on Thursday destroying an ISIS site in Badush mountain, Nineveh. The agency said in a statement that it had provided the army’s airforces with the coordinates of the site after locating it. Iraqi F-16 aircraft carried out an attack destroying the site which was hosting …

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Iraqi joint force finds two ISIS tunnels south of Mosul

The Popular Mobilization Forces – PMF, announced, on Wednesday, the implementation of a large-scale security operation to track down the remnants of the terrorist “ISIS” south of Mosul. The commission said in a statement received by Al-Ghadeer News, “The Directorate of Medicine, Military Engineering, Armor Resistance, the Intelligence and Information …

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Al-Halboosi invites leaders of the political parties to a round table

Parliament Speaker Muhammad Al-Halboosi on Wednesday called on the political forces to sit at one table to find a way out of the current political crisis. Al-Halboosi’s media office said in a statement, “Al-Halboosi stressed, during today’s parliament session, the need for a comprehensive political solution in which everyone should …

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Al-Halboosi’s resignation rejected in a vote of confidence

A majority of 222 Iraqi lawmakers voted to reject the resignation of speaker Mohammad al-Halboosi, the latter’s bureau said in a brief press release on Wednesday. According to the press release, only 13 of the 235 parliamentarians, who attended the session presided by deputy speaker Shakhwan Abdullah, approved al-Halboosi’s resignation.

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Iraq: Rockets fired at Green Zone as parliament convenes

Three Katyusha rockets landed in Baghdad’s fortified Green Zone on Wednesday while Iraq’s parliament voted to reject the resignation of speaker Mohammed Halbousi, Iraq’s military said. Seven security personnel were wounded in the attack, which took place amid a partial lockdown in the capital as parliament was convening. Security forces …

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Security forces arrest Six terrorists in different areas of Iraq

The spokesman for the Commander in Chief of the armed forces, Yahya Rasool, announced arresting six ISIS terrorists throughout Iraq on Tuesday. Rasool said in a statement that the Counter-Terrorism service managed, upon direct instructions from the Commander in Chief of the armed forces, Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi, to arrest …

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Iraqi police arrested two terrorists in Kirkuk

The Federal Police announced arresting two terrorists in Kirkuk on Monday. A statement by the police said that it had launched an inspection campaign in Hilal al-Kulsh village in Kirkuk, during which the two terrorists were caught. The arrestees were referred to the concerned authorities.

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Iraq reported 638 new COVID-19 cases, two deaths last week

Iraq logged 638 COVID-19 cases last week, the Ministry of Health and Environment said today, Monday. The weekly epidemiological report on COVID-19 reported two deaths and 1695 recovery cases. The cumulative count of COVID-19 patients since the emergence of the virus in the country amounted to 2458509, of whom 2431657 …

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Iraqi PMF launches a large-scale security operation in Kirkuk

Iraqi Al-Hashd al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization Forces-PMF) launched a large-scale search campaign south of Kirkuk, an official statement said on Sunday. The statement said that the operation aims to secure the vicinity of the Daquq district and close the security gaps that ISIS militants might exploit to wage terrorist attacks in …

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