Iraq news, the latest Iraq news http://www.iraqinews.com Iraq news, the latest Iraq news from Iraqi News - IraqiNews.com Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:25:18 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.2 34000 Iraqis killed, injured within a year, says Human Rights Ministry http://www.iraqinews.com/iraq-war/34000-iraqis-killed-injured-within-year-says-human-rights-ministry/ http://www.iraqinews.com/iraq-war/34000-iraqis-killed-injured-within-year-says-human-rights-ministry/#comments Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:25:18 +0000 http://www.iraqinews.com/?p=142909 (IraqiNews.com) Baghdad – The Ministry of human rights announced in a report issued on Wednesday, the killing and wounding of about 34 000 Iraqis in one year, in the provinces of central and southern Iraq, as well as thousands of unidentified bodies. The ministry said in a report that “the number of Iraqi deaths during

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(IraqiNews.com) Baghdad – The Ministry of human rights announced in a report issued on Wednesday, the killing and wounding of about 34 000 Iraqis in one year, in the provinces of central and southern Iraq, as well as thousands of unidentified bodies.

The ministry said in a report that “the number of Iraqi deaths during the past year in central and southern provinces, reached 4722 people, while the number of the wounded has reached 28 575 injuries during the violence that has gripped Iraq.”

The report indicated that: “the number of bodies of known identities reached 1458 bodies, and 1965 unidentified bodies.”

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ISIS threatens to enter Gaza to overthrow Hamas http://www.iraqinews.com/arab-world-news/isis-threatens-enter-gaza-overthrow-hamas/ http://www.iraqinews.com/arab-world-news/isis-threatens-enter-gaza-overthrow-hamas/#comments Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:22:45 +0000 http://www.iraqinews.com/?p=142907 (IraqiNews.com) Baghdad – The so-called the Islamic state in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) threatened to make the Gaza Strip as one of the areas under its control in the Middle East, accusing Hamas movement that it is “not serious enough” on the application of “Sharia.” According to Reuters, this based on a video recording released on

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ISIS elements file photo.

(IraqiNews.com) Baghdad – The so-called the Islamic state in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) threatened to make the Gaza Strip as one of the areas under its control in the Middle East, accusing Hamas movement that it is “not serious enough” on the application of “Sharia.”

According to Reuters, this based on a video recording released on Tuesday June 30 from ISIS stronghold in Syria.

In a letter addressed to what he described as “tyrants of Hamas,” A masked ISIS member said, ” God willing, we will rip out the Jewish state from its roots, in addition to Hamas and Fatah  movements and all the secularists. “

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Iraqi oil exports decline in June to 95 million barrels http://www.iraqinews.com/business-iraqi-dinar/iraqi-oil-exports-decline-june-95-million-barrels/ http://www.iraqinews.com/business-iraqi-dinar/iraqi-oil-exports-decline-june-95-million-barrels/#comments Wed, 01 Jul 2015 14:27:14 +0000 http://www.iraqinews.com/?p=142904 (IraqiNews.com) Baghdad – The Oil Ministry announced on Wednesday the decrease of the exported quantities of crude oil for the month of June to 95 million barrels, pointing out that the revenue rate amounted more than five billion dollars. Ministry spokesman Assem Jihad said in a statement received by IraqiNews.com: “The preliminary statistical issued by the

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(IraqiNews.com) Baghdad – The Oil Ministry announced on Wednesday the decrease of the exported quantities of crude oil for the month of June to 95 million barrels, pointing out that the revenue rate amounted more than five billion dollars.

Ministry spokesman Assem Jihad said in a statement received by IraqiNews.com: “The preliminary statistical issued by the Iraqi Oil Marketing Company (SOMO) for the exported quantities of crude oil for the month of June amounted to 95,000,612 barrels compared to last month May, in which the exports amounted to 97 million barrels, ” indicating that, ” the financial revenues from these exports amounted to five billion and 318 million dollars.”

“Daily exports of crude oil rate rose, reaching approximately 3.187 million,” noting that, “this rate has not been achieved during the past decades,” Jihad added.

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Iraqi security forces prepare to enter Ramadi, says Anbar operations http://www.iraqinews.com/iraq-war/iraqi-security-forces-prepare-enter-ramadi-says-anbar-operations/ http://www.iraqinews.com/iraq-war/iraqi-security-forces-prepare-enter-ramadi-says-anbar-operations/#comments Wed, 01 Jul 2015 13:19:03 +0000 http://www.iraqinews.com/?p=142899 (IraqiNews.com) Anbar – Anbar Operations Command confirmed on Wednesday, that the security forces and al-Hashed al-sha’bi militia are preparing to enter Ramadi district, stressing that those forces are ready to begin a military operation to cleanse Ramadi and the entire province from ISIS control. Anbar Operations commander Maj. Gen. Qassim Al-Muhammadi said in a statement

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Iraqi forces.Archival photo.

(IraqiNews.com) Anbar – Anbar Operations Command confirmed on Wednesday, that the security forces and al-Hashed al-sha’bi militia are preparing to enter Ramadi district, stressing that those forces are ready to begin a military operation to cleanse Ramadi and the entire province from ISIS control.

Anbar Operations commander Maj. Gen. Qassim Al-Muhammadi said in a statement followed by IraqiNews.com, “The Air Aviation bombed the stronghold of ISIS terrorist gangs, and destroyed a house contains explosives and munitions east of Habbaniyah.”

“The security forces and the heroes of al-Hashed al-sha’bi militia are preparing to enter Ramadi district, and they are ready to launch a military operation to cleanse it and Anbar province fully,” Mohammadi added.

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Hezbollah Brigades foil ISIS attack on Baiji http://www.iraqinews.com/iraq-war/hezbollah-brigades-foil-isis-attack-baiji/ http://www.iraqinews.com/iraq-war/hezbollah-brigades-foil-isis-attack-baiji/#comments Wed, 01 Jul 2015 11:25:56 +0000 http://www.iraqinews.com/?p=142893 (IraqiNews.com) Baghdad – Hezbollah Brigades announced on Tuesday the foiling of an ISIS attack by three car bombs in the district of Baiji, north of Tikrit. Hezbollah Brigades media said in a brief statement received by IraqiNews.com, “The heroes of Hezbollah Brigades managed in the late hours of yesterday night to foil ISIS attack in Baiji by

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Hezbollah Brigades forces. Archival photo.

(IraqiNews.com) Baghdad – Hezbollah Brigades announced on Tuesday the foiling of an ISIS attack by three car bombs in the district of Baiji, north of Tikrit.

Hezbollah Brigades media said in a brief statement received by IraqiNews.com, “The heroes of Hezbollah Brigades managed in the late hours of yesterday night to foil ISIS attack in Baiji by three car bombs.”

“An engineering team detonated the three cars without causing injuries in the ranks of our elements.” the statement added.

 

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Cabinet approves draft law of terrorism financing http://www.iraqinews.com/baghdad-politics/cabinet-approves-draft-law-terrorism-financing/ http://www.iraqinews.com/baghdad-politics/cabinet-approves-draft-law-terrorism-financing/#comments Wed, 01 Jul 2015 11:25:33 +0000 http://www.iraqinews.com/?p=142891 (IraqiNews.com) Baghdad – Iraqi Council of Ministers approved on Tuesday the draft law of anti-money laundering and the financing of “terrorism”. Abadi’ office said in a statement followed by IraqiNews.com: “The Council of Ministers held today its regular session number 45 headed by Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi.” Abadi’s office added, “The Council approved the draft

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The Council of Ministers headed  by Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi.
The Council of Ministers headed by Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi.

(IraqiNews.com) Baghdad – Iraqi Council of Ministers approved on Tuesday the draft law of anti-money laundering and the financing of “terrorism”.

Abadi’ office said in a statement followed by IraqiNews.com: “The Council of Ministers held today its regular session number 45 headed by Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi.”

Abadi’s office added, “The Council approved the draft law of anti-money laundering, and the financing of terrorism,” noting that, “this project is of great importance for his role in drying the sources of terrorism and to respond to international trends in this respect.”

 

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Iraqi army forces retake strategic road in Samarra District http://www.iraqinews.com/iraq-war/iraqi-army-forces-retake-strategic-road-in-samarra-district/ http://www.iraqinews.com/iraq-war/iraqi-army-forces-retake-strategic-road-in-samarra-district/#comments Wed, 01 Jul 2015 02:46:09 +0000 http://www.iraqinews.com/?p=142895 (IraqiNews.com) Salahuddin – Iraqi Ministry of Defense announced, that Samarra Operations forces managed to liberate the strategic road of al-Khazimy Area in Samarra District. The ministry said in a statement obtained by IraqiNews.com, “A joint force from Samarra Operations Command and the Military Engineering Force conducted a search and inspection operation in Samarra District,” noting

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Iraqi army forces. Archival photo.

(IraqiNews.com) Salahuddin – Iraqi Ministry of Defense announced, that Samarra Operations forces managed to liberate the strategic road of al-Khazimy Area in Samarra District.

The ministry said in a statement obtained by IraqiNews.com, “A joint force from Samarra Operations Command and the Military Engineering Force conducted a search and inspection operation in Samarra District,” noting that, “The operation resulted in cleansing the road of al-Khazimy Area from the explosive devices up to 2 kilometers towards the area of al-Lain.”

The statement added, “A force belonging to Samarra Operations also found a booby-trapped house in the area of Watban,” pointing out that, “It was treated without any human casualties.”

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40 ISIS elements killed in Anbar and Salahuddin, says Ministry of Defense http://www.iraqinews.com/iraq-war/40-isis-elements-killed-in-anbar-and-salahuddin-says-ministry-of-defense/ http://www.iraqinews.com/iraq-war/40-isis-elements-killed-in-anbar-and-salahuddin-says-ministry-of-defense/#comments Tue, 30 Jun 2015 17:02:19 +0000 http://www.iraqinews.com/?p=142868 (IraqiNews.com) Iraq’s air force carried out military operation resulted in the death of many ISIS elements and the destruction of their vehicles and their weapons in areas of Qaim Operations, Salahuddin and Samarra. The Iraqi Ministry of Defense said in a statement on Tuesday that: “the Iraqi airline Air Force was able to implement five

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ISIS bodies.Archival photo.

(IraqiNews.com) Iraq’s air force carried out military operation resulted in the death of many ISIS elements and the destruction of their vehicles and their weapons in areas of Qaim Operations, Salahuddin and Samarra.

The Iraqi Ministry of Defense said in a statement on Tuesday that: “the Iraqi airline Air Force was able to implement five exploratory missions in different areas.”

The statement added: “A joint air strike has been carried out by the army aviation and the air force in the city of Qaim, resulted in the killing of 30 terrorists, and the destruction of a house in which exists a group of foreign suicide bombers, as well as the destruction of a car bomb that was next to the house, “pointing to” the destruction of 3 buildings south of al-Sakra area, one of which is used as a store of weapons. ”

In a related context, the ministry said that the Iraqi Army Aviation carried out an airstrike in Samarra operations between al-khozama and al-Nahwa Street where six terrorists were killed, in addition to destroying a number of ISIS shelters.

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Iraq raises OPEC production to the highest level in three years http://www.iraqinews.com/business-iraqi-dinar/iraq-raises-opec-production-highest-level-three-years/ http://www.iraqinews.com/business-iraqi-dinar/iraq-raises-opec-production-highest-level-three-years/#comments Tue, 30 Jun 2015 16:24:20 +0000 http://www.iraqinews.com/?p=142888 (IraqiNews.com) Baghdad – A survey conducted by Reuters news agency revealed that OPEC oil supply increased in June to its highest level in three years thanks to a “near-record” production of Iraq and Saudi Arabia. Reuters said in a report followed by IraqiNews.com: “the supply of OPEC oil supply in the month of June rose

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(IraqiNews.com) Baghdad – A survey conducted by Reuters news agency revealed that OPEC oil supply increased in June to its highest level in three years thanks to a “near-record” production of Iraq and Saudi Arabia.

Reuters said in a report followed by IraqiNews.com: “the supply of OPEC oil supply in the month of June rose to its highest level in three years thanks to a near-record production from Iraq and Saudi Arabia,” arguing that, ” this will rise OPEC production to a greater degree exceeding its goal of 30 million barrels per day despite the disruptions in Libya and Nigeria. ”

According to the survey, which depends on sources of oil companies and OPEC consulting firms, OPEC oil supply has increased in the month of June to 31.6 million barrels per day.

The Oil Ministry announced in early June for unprecedented quantities of exported crude oil for the month of May to more than 97 million barrels, confirming that the revenue rate amounted more than five billion dollars.

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4 civilians injured in bomb blast south of Baghdad http://www.iraqinews.com/iraq-war/4-civilians-injured-bomb-blast-south-baghdad/ http://www.iraqinews.com/iraq-war/4-civilians-injured-bomb-blast-south-baghdad/#comments Tue, 30 Jun 2015 16:01:09 +0000 http://www.iraqinews.com/?p=142887 (IraqiNews.com) Baghdad- A source in the police announced on Tuesday, that four civilians were wounded in the explosion of two explosive devices south of the capital Baghdad. The source said in an interview for IraqiNews.com: ” two explosive devices were planted on the roadside exploded today alternately in the district of Madain south of Baghdad had

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(IraqiNews.com) Baghdad- A source in the police announced on Tuesday, that four civilians were wounded in the explosion of two explosive devices south of the capital Baghdad.

The source said in an interview for IraqiNews.com: ” two explosive devices were planted on the roadside exploded today alternately in the district of Madain south of Baghdad had injured four civilians.”

The source, who asked to remain anonymous, added: “The police cars and ambulances rushed to the scene, while the injured were transported to the hospital for treatment.”

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