Colin Powell, first black US Secretary of State who was stained by Iraq War claims, dies of COVID-19 complications

WASHINGTON: Colin Powell, the former first black US Secretary of State, died from the COVID-19 complications at the age of 84, Fox News reported citing his family members. In a Facebook post from Colin Powell`s account, his family said, “General Colin L Powell, former US Secretary of State and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of … Read more

Iraq, Syria militants entering Afghanistan has Russia worried, Putin warns

Published on Oct 14, 2021 04:25 PM IST Russian President Vladimir Putin said militants from Syria and Iraq are “actively” entering Afghanistan. Putin said it is possible that terrorists may try “direct expansion” in neighbouring states. “Militants from Iraq, Syria with experience in military operations are actively being drawn there (Afghanistan),” Putin said.  “It is … Read more

Iraq, Syria Terrorists “Actively” Entering Afghanistan: Vladimir Putin

“The situation in Afghanistan is not easy,” Vladimir Putin said. Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday that battle-hardened terrorists from Iraq and Syria are “actively” entering Afghanistan. “The situation in Afghanistan is not easy,” Putin said during a video conference with security service chiefs of ex-Soviet states. “Militants from Iraq, Syria with experience in … Read more

इराक चुनाव: 18 साल पहले अमेरिका के खिलाफ आंदोलन खड़ा करने वाले शिया मौलवी जीत के करीब, ईरान के लिए भी खतरे की घंटी

Hindi News International Iraq Baghdad Election Results 2021 Update; Shia Muslim Leader Muqtada Al Sadr’s Party Set To Win बगदादएक घंटा पहले कॉपी लिंक इराक में हुए आम चुनावों में अमेरिका के खिलाफ 18 साल पहले 2003 में आंदोलन खड़ा करने वाले शिया मौलवी मुक्तदा अल सद्र की पार्टी सदरिस्ट मूवमेंट जीतती नजर आ रही … Read more

Record low turnout suggests that vote to oust Iraq’s elite will leave them in power – Times of India

BAGHDAD: Shia Muslim cleric Moqtada al-Sadr’s party was the biggest winner in an Iraqi election on Monday, increasing the number of seats he holds in parliament, according to initial results, officials and a spokesperson for the Sadrist Movement. Former PM Nouri al-Maliki looked set to have the next largest win among Shia parties, initial results … Read more

Iraq says it has arrested top leader in Islamic State group – Times of India

BAGHDAD: Iraq said on Monday it has detained a top leader of the Islamic State group and a longtime al-Qaida operative in a cross-border operation. Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi tweeted the news, identifying the man as Sami Jasim, who oversees the Islamic State group’s financial operations and served as the deputy leader of IS … Read more

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar arrives in New York, holds talks with Norway, Iraq and UK counterparts

New York (US): External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar has arrived in New York to hold bilateral talks with his Norway, Iraq and UK counterparts. He is meeting Norwegian Foreign Minister Ine Eriksen Soereide, newly appointed UK Foreign Secretary Liz Truss, and Iraq’s Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein. “Began my #UNGA meetings with FM Ine Eriksen … Read more

Islamic State attack kills 10, wounds four policemen near Iraq’s Kirkuk

KIRKUK: Islamic State militants killed 10 Iraqi policemen and wounded four during an overnight attack on a guard post near the city of Kirkuk, police sources said on Sunday. Police sources said the attackers clashed for two hours with police stationed at a village in the town of Rashad, 30 km (18 miles) southwest of … Read more

First Afghanistan, now Iraq: How Joe Biden is ending America’s post-9/11 wars

Home / Videos / World News / First Afghanistan, now Iraq: How Joe Biden is ending America’s post-9/11 wars PUBLISHED ON JUL 27, 2021 03:00 PM IST About The Video President Joe Biden has said that the US combat mission in Iraq will conclude by the end of the year. The announcement comes on the … Read more

Joe Biden says US combat mission in Iraq to conclude by year end – Times of India

WASHINGTON: President Joe Biden said Monday the US combat mission in Iraq will conclude by the end of the year, an announcement that reflects the reality on the ground more than a major shift in US policy. Even before Biden took office, the main US focus has been assisting Iraqi forces, not fighting on their … Read more