Iraq news, the latest Iraq news http://www.iraqinews.com Iraq news, the latest Iraq news from Iraqi News - IraqiNews.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:41:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 MoI clarifies: Fire broke out inside MoI building http://www.iraqinews.com/iraq-war/moi-clarifies-fire-broke-out-inside-moi-building/ http://www.iraqinews.com/iraq-war/moi-clarifies-fire-broke-out-inside-moi-building/#comments Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:41:00 +0000 http://www.iraqinews.com/SecurityNews/moi-clarifies-fire-broke-out-inside-moi-building Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) The Ministry of Interior clarified that “The fire which was reported as breaking out near the building of the Ministry has taken place at the third floor of the MoI building and resulted from an electric short-circuit.” /End/

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Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) The Ministry of Interior clarified that “The fire which was reported as breaking out near the building of the Ministry has taken place at the third floor of the MoI building and resulted from an electric short-circuit.” /End/

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CEO of Standard Chartered Bank Iraq meets governor of Basra http://www.iraqinews.com/business-iraqi-dinar/basra-governor-international-bank-discuss-mutual-cooperation/ http://www.iraqinews.com/business-iraqi-dinar/basra-governor-international-bank-discuss-mutual-cooperation/#comments Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:22:00 +0000 http://www.iraqinews.com/EconomyNews/basra-governor-international-bank-discuss-mutual-cooperation Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) The governor of Basra, Majid al-Nasrawi, met in Basra on Wednesday with the ‎Chief Executive Officer of Standard Chartered Bank Iraq, Gavin Wishart, to discuss the possibility of mutual economic cooperation. A statement by Nasrawi’s office received by IraqiNews.com cited “The meeting discussed means of sustaining economic development between the local government and the […]

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Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) The governor of Basra, Majid al-Nasrawi, met in Basra on Wednesday with the ‎Chief Executive Officer of Standard Chartered Bank Iraq, Gavin Wishart, to discuss the possibility of mutual economic cooperation.

A statement by Nasrawi’s office received by IraqiNews.com cited “The meeting discussed means of sustaining economic development between the local government and the international banks since Basra is expecting huge strategic projects and these projects require sober international banks to provide financial support.”

“Basra is expected to have a great economic growth which forces the local government to build a compatible banking system since Basra is qualified to be the economic capital of Iraq,” according to Nasrawi.

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Fire breaks out near MoI building in eastern Baghdad http://www.iraqinews.com/iraq-war/fire-breaks-out-near-moi-building-in-eastern-baghdad/ http://www.iraqinews.com/iraq-war/fire-breaks-out-near-moi-building-in-eastern-baghdad/#comments Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:59:00 +0000 http://www.iraqinews.com/SecurityNews/fire-breaks-out-near-moi-building-in-eastern-baghdad Baghdad (Forat) A fire broke out near the building of the Ministry of Interior of eastern Baghdad on Wednesday night. Security source stated to IraqiNews.com “The fire resulted from a defect within an electric power generator near the building.” “The fire did not result in casualties but material damages to the generator,” the source concluded. […]

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Baghdad (Forat) A fire broke out near the building of the Ministry of Interior of eastern Baghdad on Wednesday night.

Security source stated to IraqiNews.com “The fire resulted from a defect within an electric power generator near the building.”

“The fire did not result in casualties but material damages to the generator,” the source concluded. /End/

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Sniper kills employee in northwestern Mosul http://www.iraqinews.com/iraq-war/sniper-kills-employee-in-northwestern-mosul/ http://www.iraqinews.com/iraq-war/sniper-kills-employee-in-northwestern-mosul/#comments Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:16:00 +0000 http://www.iraqinews.com/SecurityNews/sniper-kills-employee-in-northwestern-mosul Nineveh (IraqiNews.com) A sniper killed a civilian working as an employee within Rabiya Health Department on Wednesday. Security source stated to IraqiNews.com “The sniper shot the employee dead from the Syrian territories of Rabiya district of northwestern Mosul.” /End/

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Nineveh (IraqiNews.com) A sniper killed a civilian working as an employee within Rabiya Health Department on Wednesday.

Security source stated to IraqiNews.com “The sniper shot the employee dead from the Syrian territories of Rabiya district of northwestern Mosul.” /End/

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ISIL terrorists bomb chieftain’s house in Ainzala area of northwestern Mosul http://www.iraqinews.com/iraq-war/chieftain-s-house-detonated-in-northwestern-mosul/ http://www.iraqinews.com/iraq-war/chieftain-s-house-detonated-in-northwestern-mosul/#comments Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:51:00 +0000 http://www.iraqinews.com/SecurityNews/chieftain-s-house-detonated-in-northwestern-mosul Nineveh (IraqiNews.com) Terrorists of the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant bombed a chieftain’s house in northwestern Mosul on Wednesday. Security source stated to IraqiNews.com “The terrorists detonated the house of the Chieftain, Ahmed al-Khalaf al-Ibraheem, in Ainzala area.” “The explosion resulted in huge material damages to the house,” the source concluded. /End/

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chieftain s house detonated in northwestern mosul ISIL terrorists bomb chieftains house in Ainzala area of northwestern Mosul

Nineveh (IraqiNews.com) Terrorists of the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant bombed a chieftain’s house in northwestern Mosul on Wednesday.

Security source stated to IraqiNews.com “The terrorists detonated the house of the Chieftain, Ahmed al-Khalaf al-Ibraheem, in Ainzala area.”

“The explosion resulted in huge material damages to the house,” the source concluded. /End/

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PM-designate, Canadian delegation discuss political, security situation in Iraq http://www.iraqinews.com/baghdad-politics/pm-designate-canadian-delegation-discuss-political-security-situation-in-iraq/ http://www.iraqinews.com/baghdad-politics/pm-designate-canadian-delegation-discuss-political-security-situation-in-iraq/#comments Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:18:00 +0000 http://www.iraqinews.com/PoliticalNews/pm-designate-canadian-delegation-discuss-political-security-situation-in-iraq Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) Designated Prime Minister, Haider Abadi received the Canadian ambassador in Iraq and the accompanied delegation. A statement by his office received by IraqiNews.com cited “Abadi discussed, during the meeting, which was attended by the charge d’affaires Rorepett Bisset and director of the Canadian Agency for International Cooperation Michael Callan and representative of the […]

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Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) Designated Prime Minister, Haider Abadi received the Canadian ambassador in Iraq and the accompanied delegation.

A statement by his office received by IraqiNews.com cited “Abadi discussed, during the meeting, which was attended by the charge d’affaires Rorepett Bisset and director of the Canadian Agency for International Cooperation Michael Callan and representative of the Ministry of Defense of Canada in Amman, strengthen relations between the two countries in various fields and the political and security situation in Iraq and the region.”

“The Canadian ambassador congratulated on behalf of his government, Abadi, on the occasion of his appointment, expressing his wishes to success in his mission,” the statement added.

“Abadi expressed that Iraq is looking forward to excellent relations with the countries of the world based on mutual respect and common interests and states should take the initiative that do not have embassies in Baghdad to open to them to strengthen this cooperation,” the statement concluded. /End/

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President urges more support for Iraqi Armed Forces http://www.iraqinews.com/baghdad-politics/president-stresses-need-to-provide-appropriate-support-for-iraqi-armed-forces/ http://www.iraqinews.com/baghdad-politics/president-stresses-need-to-provide-appropriate-support-for-iraqi-armed-forces/#comments Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:54:00 +0000 http://www.iraqinews.com/PoliticalNews/president-stresses-need-to-provide-appropriate-support-for-iraqi-armed-forces Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) The President of the Republic Fuad Masoum confirmed on Wednesday the need to provide appropriate support for the armed forces in the fields of their work in the battle areas that witnessed fierce clashes with terrorist groups. A statement by the President’s office received by IraqiNews.com “Masoum received today the commander of the […]

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Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) The President of the Republic Fuad Masoum confirmed on Wednesday the need to provide appropriate support for the armed forces in the fields of their work in the battle areas that witnessed fierce clashes with terrorist groups.

A statement by the President’s office received by IraqiNews.com “Masoum received today the commander of the Central Region of the American forces, Gen. Lloyd Austin and American Ambassador Robert Beecroft and his accompanying delegation, and discussed with them the security situation in the region in general and Iraq in particular, coordination and cooperation between the Iraqi and American forces to counter and defeat the ISIL.”

“Masoum confirmed, the need to form a higher council for defense not only of military but also includes politicians and security experts, and its mission is to re-strengthen the army and security agencies on solid and professional foundations, especially that the balance of power is now changed for the benefit of our armed forces that developed their performance now in line and the level of the challenges facing the country,” the statement confirmed.

“For his part, Gen. Austin renewed the United States support to Iraq in its response to the terrorist attacks of the IS, stressing that the United States was in the forefront in providing assistance to displaced people and send them the necessary assistance,” the statement mentioned.

“He stressed his country’s readiness to support and assist the security forces, noting that Iraq and the United States will work together in order to defeat terrorism,” according to the statement. /End/

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Masoum, Canadian Ambassador discuss anti-terrorism cooperation http://www.iraqinews.com/baghdad-politics/masoum-canadian-ambassador-discuss-supporting-iraq-in-its-battele-against-terrorism/ http://www.iraqinews.com/baghdad-politics/masoum-canadian-ambassador-discuss-supporting-iraq-in-its-battele-against-terrorism/#comments Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:28:00 +0000 http://www.iraqinews.com/PoliticalNews/masoum-canadian-ambassador-discuss-supporting-iraq-in-its-battele-against-terrorism Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) The President, Foud Masoum, hosted the Canadian Ambassador, Bruno Sakomana, at his office in Baghdad on Wednesday. The Presidency of the State reported in a statement received by Iraqi News ”The meeting tackled the means of promoting bilateral relations between Iraq and Canada and the role of the Canadian Ambassador in supporting the […]

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masoum canadian ambassador discuss supporting iraq in its battele against terrorism Masoum, Canadian Ambassador discuss anti terrorism cooperation

Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) The President, Foud Masoum, hosted the Canadian Ambassador, Bruno Sakomana, at his office in Baghdad on Wednesday.

The Presidency of the State reported in a statement received by Iraqi News ”The meeting tackled the means of promoting bilateral relations between Iraq and Canada and the role of the Canadian Ambassador in supporting the Iraqi community in Canada.”

”The Canadian Ambassador assured supporting Iraq by granting Iraq USD (40) millions to help Iraq in combating terrorism,” the statement concluded. \End\

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URGENT: Photos of ISIL terrorists capturing Sukhoi attack planes, weapons from Tabaqa Airport in Raqqa, Syria http://www.iraqinews.com/arab-world-news/urgent-isil-terrorists-capture-sukhoi-attack-planes-weapons-tabaqa-airport-raqqa-syria/ http://www.iraqinews.com/arab-world-news/urgent-isil-terrorists-capture-sukhoi-attack-planes-weapons-tabaqa-airport-raqqa-syria/#comments Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:12:50 +0000 http://www.iraqinews.com/?p=86290 (IraqiNews.com) A website with close ties to the terrorist organization, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant published on the networking site “Twitter” exclusive pictures from the airport of Atabala that show a number of Syrian Army prisoners and casualties. The pictures show ISIL’s control of ammunition stores and medium-caliber weapons in addition to […]

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02 640x480 URGENT: Photos of ISIL terrorists capturing Sukhoi attack planes, weapons from Tabaqa Airport in Raqqa, Syria(IraqiNews.com) A website with close ties to the terrorist organization, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant published on the networking site “Twitter” exclusive pictures from the airport of Atabala that show a number of Syrian Army prisoners and casualties.

The pictures show ISIL’s control of ammunition stores and medium-caliber weapons in addition to Sukhoi aircraft.

The terrorists of ISIL had scored a victory by controlling the military airport Tabaqa, the last bastions of the Syrian regime in the border province of Raqqa in the north of Syria.

This came after a series of attacks on the military airport ended with the withdrawal of Assad’s forces from the airport. The battle lasted for five days, 195 soldiers of Assad’s forces and 346 fighters of ISIL were killed, according to several news agencies.

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US General, Iraq Prime Minister discuss cooperation against ISIS http://www.iraqinews.com/baghdad-politics/pm-designate-calls-to-dry-up-terrorists-resources/ http://www.iraqinews.com/baghdad-politics/pm-designate-calls-to-dry-up-terrorists-resources/#comments Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:19:00 +0000 http://www.iraqinews.com/PoliticalNews/pm-designate-calls-to-dry-up-terrorists-resources Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) Prime Minister-designate, Haider al-Abadi, met in his office the Commander of United States Central Command Gen. Lloyd Austin in charge of security in the Middle East and his accompanying delegation. Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) Prime Minister-designate, Haider al-Abadi, met in his office the Commander of United States Central Command, General Lloyd Austin, in charge of […]

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pm designate calls to dry up terrorists resources US General, Iraq Prime Minister discuss cooperation against ISIS

Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) Prime Minister-designate, Haider al-Abadi, met in his office the Commander of United States Central Command Gen. Lloyd Austin in charge of security in the Middle East and his accompanying delegation.

Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) Prime Minister-designate, Haider al-Abadi, met in his office the Commander of United States Central Command, General Lloyd Austin, in charge of security in the Middle East and his accompanying delegation.

A statement by his office received by Iraqi News cited “During the meeting they discussed the security situation in Iraq and the situation of the region.”

“Dr. Al Abadi stressed the importance of security cooperation between Iraq and the United States according to the Strategic Framework Agreement signed by the two countries and also emphasized the international support for Iraq in the field of combating terrorism in order to get rid of the terrorist gangs of ISIS,” the statement mentioned.

“The Prime Minister-Designate stressed the need to dry up terrorists resources in Iraq and the region in order to maintain stability as Iraq is currently facing an enemy that uses all criminal and inhuman methods, which requires international cooperation and formation of a global system for tracking down and eliminating terrorism,” the statement added.

“For his part, Gen. Austin expressed the United States readiness to assist Iraq in the field of security and training Iraqi forces. He also highlighted the significant progress in the performance of Iraqi forces and their ability to launch successful attacks against sites of ISIS,” the statement concluded.

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