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Iraq deaths: Application in HC seeking investigation into Centre's action

Mosul deaths: MoS V.K. Singh to visit Iraq on April 1

Mosul deaths: MoS V.K. Singh to visit Iraq on April 1. Minister of State (MoS) of the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) General V.K. Singh will visit Iraq on April 1 to bring back the mortal remains of the 39 Indians killed in Mosul. On March 20, External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj informed the

Rahul condoles Indians Iraq Islamic State death

Rahul condoles deaths of 39 Indians in Iraq by Islamic State

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday expressed his deepest condolence to the families of 39 Indians, killed in Iraq by the Islamic State (IS). Rahul Gandhi took to Twitter and said, “I’m shocked to hear that 39 Indians who were in captivity since 2014, in Iraq, are now confirmed dead. My deepest condolences to the

Iraq twin bombings

Iraq twin bombings: Death toll rises to 38

Iraq twin bombings: The death toll in twin suicide bombings in Iraq’s capital Baghdad on Monday has risen to 38, the local media reports. Iraq officials confirmed the death toll.The explosions took place in central Baghdad’s Tayaran Square which is usually crowded by labourers seeking work, local media reports said. No group has so far claimed responsibility for the attack.  The German

Sushma Swaraj blocks Pratap Singh Bajwa

Twitter war: Sushma Swaraj blocks Pratap Singh Bajwa on social site

Sushma Swaraj blocks former MLA Pratap Singh Bajwa on social site. She block sover the question asked in parliament and this new has spread like wildfire on the social media. Bajwa expressed resentment through tweet over this matter. He raised voice against the Foreign Affairs Minister by saying, “Is this the way to run external

Mosul celebrates first post-IS Christmas

Mosul (Iraq), Dec 24, Hymns filled today a church in Iraq’s second city Mosul as worshippers celebrated Christmas for the first time in four years after the end of jihadist rule. Tens of thousands of Christians fled northern Iraqi towns in 2014 as the Islamic State group seized Mosul and swathes of the surrounding Nineveh

Iraq reopens oil refinery in Salahudin after rehabilitation

The Iraqi Minister of Oil on Thursday announced that the oil ministry reopened al-Seniyah Refinery in the province of Salahudin after rehabilitation by Iraqi technical teams, a ministry statement said.The national teams in the government-owned North Refineries Company (MRC) “managed to rehabilitate the refinery, which was destroyed by the Islamic State when the group seized

Islamic State has lost 95% territory in Syria, Iraq

Baghdad, Nov 17, The so-called Islamic State has lost control of 95 percent of the land it overran in Syria and Iraq in 2014, the US Presidential envoy to the global coalition fighting the jihadist group said. “IS has lost 95 percent of the territories it controlled in Iraq and Syria since the coalition was formed

Iran Earthquake

Iran Earthquake : Baby taken out of rubble alive three days after tremors

Iran Earthquake: Rescue workers have found a baby alive and well, three days after a deadly earthquake that struck on the Iran-Iraq border.  The child was found amid the rubble of the town of Sarpol-e-Zahab on Wednesday morning , two and a half days after the magnitude 7.3 quake which has killed at least 530 people.

ISIS victims mass graves found in Iraq

Mass graves of IS victims found in Iraq

At least 400 suspected Islamic State group victims containing Mass graves have been found near the former jihadist bastion of Hawija in northern Iraq, the regional governor said Saturday. According to the official, discoveries was made at miltary base around three kilometres (two miles) from the city that the jihadists “turned into an execution ground”.“Not

Iraq: Twin suicide attacks

Iraq: Twin suicide attacks in Kirkuk, Five dead

Twin suicide attacks: Twin suicide bombers have struck Iraq’s northern city Kirkuk, killing at least five persons and wounding more than 20, the local media reported. The attacks targeted a Shi’ite Muslim mosque on the Atlas Street in central Kirkuk and gave an initial casualty toll of one killed and 16 wounded, the interior ministry said. No

Saudi Arabian Airlines resumes flights to Iraq after 27 years

Saudi Arabian Airlines resumes flights to Iraq after 27 years

Saudi Arabian Airlines resumes flights: State-owned Saudi Arabian Airlines said it will start flying regularly to Iraq on Monday after a 27 year halt. The carrier’s director general, Saleh bin Naseer al-Jasser, will accompany passengers on the first flight to depart from the Saudi city of Jeddah to Baghdad.There have been no flights between Saudi

Missing Indians: V.K. Singh meets Iraqi Foreign Minister

New Delhi, Oct 29, India’s Minister of State for External Affairs V.K. Singh on Sunday met Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Eshaiker al-Jaafari in Baghdad, amid lack of any concrete information about fate of 39 Indians who went missing in Iraq three years ago.”MoS @Gen_VKSingh met with Mr. Ibrahim al-Eshaiker al-Jaafari, Foreign Minister of Iraq today

DNA samples of families of missing Indians collected in Punjab

Chandigarh, Oct 28, Authorities in Punjab on Saturday collected the DNA samples of members of some families of the 39 Indians who went missing in Iraq’s Mosul in June 2014 after the town fell in the hands of terror organization Islamic State. The DNA samples of at least three members of each of the eight

Iraq launches offensive against last IS stronghold in Anbar

Baghdad, Oct 26, Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi on Thursday announced the launch of an offensive against the last Islamic State (IS) stronghold in Anbar province near the Syrian border.The Iraqi forces are marching to “liberate the cities of al-Qaim and Rawa, as well as the villages and towns in Anbar”, a statement by the

Lost City Of Alexander The Great Discovered In Iraq

Lost City Of Alexander The Great Discovered In Iraq

An ancient city thought to have been founded in the era of Alexander the Great has been discovered after being lost in the sands of history. The ‘Lost City’ of Alexander the Great may have finally been discovered in Iraq by archaeologists. Qalatga Darband was discovered by a team of Iraqi and British archaeologists led

Iraq: Car bombing at busy Baghdad market kills 9 people

Baghdad, Aug 28  A car bomb ripped through a busy market area in eastern Baghdad today morning, killing at least nine people, Iraqi officials said. The explosives-laden car went off at the wholesale Jamila market in Baghdad’s Shiite district of Sadr City, a police officer said. The explosion also wounded 25 other people, he added, saying

No evidence of killing of 39 Indians: Sushma Swaraj

For all the Latest news download Daily Post News app:- Click For Android Click For IOS There is no concrete evidence that the 39 Indians abducted from Mosul in Iraq have been killed and “I will not commit the sin” of declaring them dead without any evidence, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said today.Making a

Iraq Foreign Minister arrives in India

Iraq Foreign Minister arrives in India

For all the Latest news download Daily Post news app:- Click For Android Click For IOS Iraq Foreign Minister Dr. Ibrahim al-Jaafari, who is on a five day visit to India, arrived in New Delhi on Monday. Dr. Ibrahim will meet External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj at the Jawaharlal Nehru Bhawan to hold discussion on

Search operations underway to locate 39 missing Indians

Search operations underway to locate 39 missing Indians

  For all the Latest news download Daily Post news app:- For Android For IOS The Iraq Embassy to India on Sunday has informed that search operations are underway to locate the 39 missing Indians who were taken as prisoners by ISIS in 2014, further assuring there is a high level coordination between Iraqi and Indian concerned

Iraq’s Foreign Minister to visit India from July 24-28

For all the Latest news download Daily Post news app:- Click For Android Click For IOS Iraq’s Foreign Minister Dr. Ibrahim al-Jaafari will pay a five day visit to India beginning July 24 at the invitation of Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. He will be accompanied by a senior-level official delegation. “India and Iraq have historically enjoyed close