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Iraqi PM seeks anti-ISIS support from Turkey Friday, 26 December 2014 19:40

Al Arabiya - Iraq and Turkey on Thursday discussed cooperation in countering ISIS threat, including an Iraqi request for intelligence sharing and the possible delivery of Turkish arms to Iraqi forces, Iraq’s prime minister said during his visit to the neighboring country.“We can defeat this organization by uniting all our powers, with the support of the countries in the region,” Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi told a joint news conference with his Turkish counterpart, Ahmet Davutoglu, during his visit to the…
Amnesty International - Torture, including rape and other forms of sexual violence, suffered by women and girls from Iraq’s Yezidi minority who were abducted by the armed group calling itself the Islamic State (IS), highlights the savagery of IS rule, said Amnesty International in a new briefing today.Escape from hell- Torture, sexual slavery in Islamic State captivity in Iraq provides an insight into the horrifying abuse suffered by hundreds and possibly thousands of Yezidi women and girls who have been forcibly married,…

Iraqis wage new battle for freedoms Monday, 22 December 2014 17:10

Al - Monitor - The battle over civil liberties has erupted again, after a draft law written under the government of former Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki on freedom of expression, assembly and peaceful protest was returned to parliament in October. This draft law was presented to the previous parliament in October 2012, but it did not see the light of day because civil rights organizations in Iraq — including human rights organizations, the Journalistic Freedoms Observatory (JFO) and the…

Iraqi forces retake Anbar town from ISIS Monday, 22 December 2014 17:08

Baghdad, Asharq Al-Awsat—Iraqi army, police and tribal forces have succeeded in liberating a town in Iraq’s western Anbar province from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), where the group has a strong presence, on Sunday.In a statement, a government spokesman said “dozens” of fighters from the extremist organization had been killed in the operation to take back the town of Al-Wafa, which lies some 20 miles (32 kilometers) west of the provincial capital Ramadi.ISIS seized the town on…

Kurdish fighters move on ISIL's Mosul hub Monday, 22 December 2014 17:06

Al Jazeera - Kurdish forces in Iraq have taken more ground from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group and are moving closer to the northern city of Mosul.The Peshmerga, a term used by Kurds to refer to Kurdish fighters, delivered aid to Yazidi refugees on Mount Sinjar on Saturday and expanded a major offensive against ISIL in northwestern Iraq after breaking a months-old siege.The Peshmerga closed in on Sinjar town south of the mountain and Tal Afar…
Al Arabiya - An Iraqi official warned on Saturday of a “humanitarian disaster” after Islamist militants diverted Al-Roz River away from Bildoz district in the eastern province of Diyala, affecting thousands of people in what he described as a “water war,” in an interview with a local news outlet.“ISIS, for the fourth consecutive day, diverted Al-Roz River, considered to be an essential water source to Bildoz, and supplying drinking water to 150 thousand people as well as irrigating vast areas of land,”…
Al Arabiya - While Kurdish fighters in Iraq have pushed deeper into the town of Sinjar, held by ISIS group, they are facing stiff resistance from the Sunni militants who captured it in August, the Associated Press reported. One of the fighters, Bakhil Elias, described the overnight clashes which continued till Monday as “fierce” and that ISIS militants are using snipers.At least two Kurdish peshmerga fighters have been killed by snipers and 25 were wounded in the latest fighting.Large plumes of black…
Baghdad (AIN) -at least 160,000 Iraqi Christians have been forced out of their homes in the city of Mosul after the ISIL militants seized Iraq's second-largest city in June, a Christian lawmaker says."Christian families have been displaced from the city because of violence and death threats from this terrorist group," the parliament member, Emad Yukhana, said on Saturday.He added that few European countries had taken in some of the displaced Iraqi Christians."The majority of Christians have taken shelter in [northern…
BAGHDAD / NINA / Jordan's King Abdullah II confirmed that "his country is seeking cooperation with various parties to support the tribes in Iraq and Syria, to meet the organization / IS / and defend their lands, despite the risk of the organization on Jordanian territory." / Petra / News Agency quoted the king as saying during a meeting with a number of elders and notables of the southern desert that "there are political and security challenges that surround the Kingdom within…
BAGHDAD / Nina /--Human Rights Minister Muhammad Mahdi al-Bayati discussed with the stability department official of the British Foreign ministry and the representative of the British Embassy in Iraq, women's rights conditions in Iraq and ways to develop them.Al-Bayati said during the meeting that the ministry is in the process of formation of a department dedicated to follow up women's affairs which is characterized of a direct contact with the rest of the departments of the Ministry and concerned state…
Ramadi/ Nina /-- Chairman of the Board of Anbar province Sabah Karhot confirmed that Anbar local government is increasingly aspiring on Arbil upcoming conference to "save the cities and areas under Daash control.Karhot said in a statement to the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA /: "This conference will explain the reasons behind the control of the terrorist Daash on some cities and how to freeing them according to a correct vision away from courtesies or covering up those who…

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