Iraq

Istanbul police detain 36 suspected ISIL militants

Turkish anti-terror police conducted simultaneous raids at 15 different addresses in Istanbul to apprehend five suspects who allegedly had travelled to Iraq and Syria for ISIL, Fars news agancy reports with a reference to Anadolu Agency. …

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Will additional 1% be able to save OPEC deal?

Iraq and some other oil producers taking part in global output cuts think they should reduce supply by an additional 1% to help re-balance the market, Iraqi Oil Minister Jabbar al-Luaibi said at a conference in the emirate of …

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Turkey holds military drill near its border with Iraq

Turkey's military says it has kicked off a drill near its border with Iraq, as the northern Iraqi Kurdish region prepares to hold a referendum on independence on September 25. The military says the exercise started on Monday near …

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Another two kids return from Iraq to Chechnya

Two children, taken by their parents to the Middle East, returned to their homeland in Grozny. Eight-year-old Adlan Dakaev and nine-year-old Khadizha Khuseinova flew to Grozny accompanied by the representative of the head of Chechnya in …

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 90% of Iraqi lands liberated from ISIS

 The Government of Iraq has regained control over 90% of the country's territory, seized by the militants of ISIS (the organization is banned in the Russian Federation), Iraqi Prime Minister Saad al-Hadisi said. According to …

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One of Daesh couriers arrested in Istanbul

One of couriers of the Daesh terrorist group (banned in the Russian Federation), Iraqi citizen Waad Ayad, was detained in Istanbul. He was arrested during special operation carried out at the Sabiha Gökçen …

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 Iraq ready to extend OPEC oil-production cut

Baghdad will join the decision to extend a global oil output agreement between OPEC and non-OPEC producers, Iraqi Oil Minister Jabar al-Luaibi said. "We are the country that is really committed to the OPEC …

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 Five Dagestani children flying to Russia from Iraq

Five children from Russia's Dagestan who have found themselves in a combat zone in Iraq are flying home, the head of Russia’s North Caucasian republic of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, wrote on his Instagram account. …

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Ten Kazakh children evacuated from Iraqi war zone

Fourteen Kazakh citizens were evacuated from the war zone in Iraq, the country's Foreign Ministry spokesperson Anuar Zhainakov said. "There are one man, three women and ten children among them. They are in Iraq …

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Turkish FM Cavusoglu to hold talks in Iraq

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu will pay an official visit to Iraq’s capital Baghdad on August 23, the ministry said. "Our honorable minister will pay a visit to Iraq on August 23, 2017, to discuss …

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