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UNITAD hands over a report on ISIS crimes to Iraqi judiciary

Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) – The United Nations Investigative Team to Promote Accountability for Crimes Committed by Da’esh/ISIL (UNITAD) handed over a legal assessment report on ISIL’s crimes in and around the Tikrit Presidential Palace Complex, also known as the Camp Speicher…

Iraqi security destroys 10 ISIS hideouts in Kirkuk, Diyala

Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) – The Iraqi Security Media Cell (ISMC) announced on Wednesday that the Iraqi Air Force carried out airstrikes against hideouts used by ISIS terrorists in Diyala and Kirkuk governorates. The ISMC said in a statement that the operation…

The Netherlands assumes leadership of NATO Mission in Iraq

Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) – At a ceremony held in Baghdad on Friday, Lieutenant General Lucas Schreurs of the Netherlands assumed his responsibilities as the new commander of NATO Mission Iraq (NMI). Schreurs is succeeding Lieutenant General Jose Antonio Aguero Martinez, the…

Iraqi security forces arrest 3 terrorists involved in Camp Speicher massacre

Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) – The Joint Operations Command announced on Thursday that three terrorists involved in the Camp Speicher massacre have been arrested. The Joint Operations Command said in a statement that the terrorists were arrested outside Iraq following intelligence efforts…

Baghdad, Qatar’s UrbaCon discuss setting up 2,100 megawatt power plant

Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) – The Iraqi Minister of Electricity, Ziyad Ali Fadel, announced on Sunday that the government is studying setting up a 2,100 megawatt power plant in Baiji in the northern governorate of Salah Al-Din. The Iraqi Electricity Ministry mentioned…

FlyErbil plans to launch flights to London by end of May

Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) – FlyErbil will launch its newest route linking the capital of the Kurdistan region of Iraq, Erbil, with the capital of England and the United Kingdom, London, by the end of May. The Iraqi airline based at Erbil…

Iraq to purchase 21 multi-purpose helicopters from US

Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) – The head of the Iraqi Security Media Cell (ISMC), Major General Tahseen Al-Khafaji, announced on Monday that Iraq agreed with the United States to purchase 21 multi-purpose aircraft during the recent visit of Prime Minister Mohammed Shia…

Iraqi PM tells US President that Iraq is shifting from a military alliance to economic ties with the US

Washington (IraqiNews.com) – The Iraqi Key Minister, Mohammed Shia Al-Sudani, fulfilled on Monday with the US President, Joe Biden, in the White Home in the US funds, Washington DC. Al-Sudani stated that Iraq is attempting to changeover from a military…

Iraqi PM meets with Iraqi community in Washington DC

Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) – The Iraqi Prime Minister, Mohammed Shia Al-Sudani, achieved with the Iraqi group in Washington DC and other American states on the sidelines of his formal check out to the United States. Al-Sudani conveyed gratitude to the Iraqi…

US-Iraq Higher Coordinating Committee will meet next week

Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) – The spokesperson for the US Office of State, Matthew Miller, revealed on Monday that the future US-Iraq Bigger Coordinating Committee conference will be held following Monday. Miller claimed in the course of a push briefing that the…