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Explosion reported in Diyala province, Iraq

An explosion has been reported in Diyala province, in Iraq on Wednesday, Jan 17. --- This is a breaking news, we are working and more details will be published as soon as they are available. Stay connected with @VOP_Today, @BreakingVop, @VOPnewsroom and never miss the breaking news...

Death toll from the explosion in Baghdad increased to 35 (SHOCKING VIDEOS, PHOTOS)

At least 35 people were victims of two explosions in the center of Baghdad on Monday. This is reported in a tweet "BBC" with reference to Iraqi doctors. In addition, more than 90 people were injured. Earlier, 26 people were reported dead. According to their information,...

35 killed, 90+ injured in suicide attack in Iraqi capital Baghdad

Thirty-five killed, more than 90 injured in suicide attack in Iraqi capital Baghdad, authorities said. At least 35 people were the victims of two explosions in the center of Baghdad on Monday, more than 90 were injured, media reports from the Iraqi capital with references...

Iraq parliamentary vote

The Iraqi prime minister has announced that he will contest parliamentary elections in May. Haider al-Abadi also said that he has formed a bloc called 'the victory alliance’ and will lead a cross-sectarian list in the elections. He has pledged to boost the country's integrity and...

German defense minister considers the war against the jihadists not over

German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen said on Sunday that the war against the Islamic State was not over yet, warning that the organization should not be underestimated. "The organization of the Islamic state has been largely defeated militarily," the German minister told reporters during a...

Iraqi Shiite leader opposed the coalition formed by the prime minister

Muqtada al-Sadr, one of the most influential leaders of Iraqi Shiite Muslims, spoke against the coalition "Nasr" ("Victory") formed by Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi to participate in the parliamentary elections. This was announced on Sunday by Al Hadath television channel. "I'm surprised at what Al-Abadi did,"...

Attack on a senior official in Baghdad allegedly killed eight people

Eight people killed, ten injured. This is the record of the suicide bombing on Saturday at the passing of the procession of the head of the council of the province of Baghdad, Riyad al-Adad, according to local media. The procession of Baghdad province head of...

Explosion hits central Baghdad – at least 8 people killed

Officials say a suicide bombing in Iraqi capital Baghdad has killed at least eight people and wounded over 10 others. According to Associated Press police and hospital officials say the Saturday blast struck a northern Baghdad neighborhood targeting a police checkpoint on a busy street,...

Iraqi oil production capacity is close to 5 million barrels per day

Iraq's oil minister, Jabbar al-Luaibi, said on Saturday that his country's production capacity was close to five million barrels a day, but the country would fully comply with the target production rate under a global deal to cut supplies. Al-Luaibi told reporters in Abu Dhabi...

Strong magnitude 5.5 earthquake hits Iraq

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In the old city of Mosul, nothing changed after six months of the expulsion of the jihadists

Six months after Iraq announced the liberation of Mosul from the jihadists, decomposing bodies are still in front of the al-Nuri Mosque, the only place where the only sight of the leader of the Islamic state was Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi three years ago. The apparent gaps...

Attack of drones: modern technologies in the hands of terrorists

The Ministry of Defense of Russia told new details of the unsuccessful attack of terrorists with the help of drone in Syria. It turned out that at the time of the attack of drones over the Mediterranean Sea between Tartus and Khmeimim the US reconnaissance...

3 killed in a double bombing in Diyala east of Iraq

The wife of a tribal elder and two of his relatives were killed on Saturday in a twin bombing east of Baquba, the capital of Diyala province in the east, a security source said. The source told Xinhua that "a car bomb exploded near the...

More than half of the displaced in Iraq have returned to their homes

The number of displaced people who have returned to their homes has exceeded the number of people forced to leave Iraq for the first time since militants took over large areas of the country in 2014, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said Thursday. The...

Fight against terrorism – Iran defended its presence in Syria and Iraq: Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has defended his country’s presence in Syria and Iraq. Rouhani made the remark during a telephone conversation with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron. He stressed that Iran’s presence in the two countries is at the official requests of Damascus and Baghdad to...

Iran reopens two border crossings with Iraqi Kurdistan

Iran on Tuesday reopened the last two border crossings with Iraqi Kurdistan closed in response to the referendum of independence held by the region and rejected by Baghdad and neighboring countries, officials said. The Iranian consulate in Erbil, capital of the autonomous region of Iraq...

Iraqi security forces killed 15 Islamic State militants

Iraq's Interior Ministry confirmed on the 2nd that Iraqi security forces recently killed 15 "Islamic State" insurgents infiltrated into Iraq by Syrian forces in the western region near Iraq's Syrian border. According to a statement by the Iraqi Interior Ministry, Iraqi security forces were informed...

Poland does not intend to receive refugees from Muslim countries

Poland is not going to accept refugees from Muslim countries, but agrees to accept them from Ukraine, said Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Moravetsky. According to him, the Polish authorities intend to continue to stand on the position formulated by the ruling party of Poland "Law...

Huge explosion hits Kirkuk: reports

According to the reports on social media a large explosion was heard in Kirkuk city on Sunday. MORE DETAILS TO FOLLOW...

US-led coalition says killed 817 civilians in airstrikes in Syria, Iraq – 600 reports still unconfirmed

The International Coalition against the Organization of the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq on Thursday admitted the killing of 16 more civilians in airstrikes, raising the toll to 817 civilians in three years. The International Alliance said in a statement that it had completed...

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