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Daesh Blows Up Mosul Train Station : 23-10-2016

Mosul / Daesh terrorist organization blew up today Mosul railway station, according to a source in Nineveh police.The source told the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / that “Daesh militants blew up completely Mosul train station.He added that Daesh b…

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Daesh was inflicted the killing of more than 150 elements today in Nineveh operations sector : 23-10-2016

BAGHDAD / The Federal Police said that the elite commandos killed 36 terrorists, most of them from the elements of the Chechen battalion near Al-Shura southern Mosul.A statement by the war media cell said that terrorist Daesh losses today in the operat…

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House Speaker Calls On Neighboring Countries To Hold A Meeting To Resolve Problems in the Region : 23-10-2016

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House Speaker: Parliament Is Ready To Vote On Vacant Ministries : 23-10-2016

BAGHDAD / Parliament Speaker Salim al-Jubouri said the parliament is ready to vote on the vacant ministries.Jubouri said during the parliament session today that “the presidency of the parliament did not receive the budget so far, while stressing that …

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Al-Ameri and Al-Muhandes discuss with the Governor of Kirkuk, Hawija liberation operations and maintain stability : 23-10-2016

KIRKUK / Secretary-General of the / Bader / Organization and Leader of the popular crowd Hadi al-Amiri discussed with the Governor of Kirkuk, Najim al-Din Karim Hawija liberation operations from Daesh, and securing the province of any new terrorist ope…

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Sources: Al-Abbadi handed the names of candidates for bags of Defense, Interior, Trade and Industry to the Parliament : 22-10-2016

BAGHDAD / Informed sources revealed that the names of the candidates to take over the bags of four vacant Ministries were handed over by Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi to the House of Representatives.The sources told the National Iraqi News Agency / Ni…

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Urgent .. The security forces in Kirkuk killed four terrorists of Daesh east of Kirkuk : 21-10-2016

KIRKUK / A security source in Kirkuk said that the security forces in Kirkuk province killed four members of Daesh were inside a vehicle east of the city of Kirkuk.The source said that the security forces killed on the road linking between Al-Arouba an…

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Militants attack Iraq city of Kirkuk : 21-10-2016

Iraqi media said suicide bombers had attacked police stations and a power station, but that security forces repelled fighters. The so-called Islamic State group said it was behind the attack, with its fighters breaking into the town hall and taking con…

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Lessons for Mosul: In Libya, IS Makes Last Stand With Bunkers, Booby-traps : 21-10-2016

SIRTE, LIBYA -Sheltering in tunnels, improvised bunkers and rooms fortified by sand-filled fridges, Islamic State is holding out in the Libyan city of Sirte, defending itself with snipers, booby-traps and car bombs against pro-government forces.After a…

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Peshmerga Launch Massive Attack On Ba’shiqah : 20-10-2016

Mosul / Peshmerga forces announced launching a massive attack with the resumption of the fourth day of the process of liberalization of Nineveh province, from all axes north of Mosul.Maj. Aziz Mazori one of the field commanders told the National Iraqi …

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Iraqi Refugees Visit Homes They Fled Amid IS Onslaught : 22-10-2016

KAZIR, IRAQ – “Of course we are afraid there are bombs planted in our homes,” said Badirkhan Moussa, who fled his home on foot two years ago when Islamic State militants stormed his village. “But we won’t be happy again until we go home, and go inside.”

In a dirt parking lot between a fallen bridge blown up by IS a year ago and a peshmerga military checkpoint, Moussa and his neighbors waited for two hours to get permission to travel into the war zone surrounding Mosul to visit their homes after IS fighters were driven out in recent days.

As families drove in with their permission slips, the Iraqi and peshmerga forces both announced gains in the battle with IS. The army said it was advancing in Bakhdida, about 20 kilometers from Mosul, and Qayyara, nearly 75 kilometers to the south. Peshmerga forces tweeted that they were beginning a “major advance from three fronts.”

But IS militants were continuing to wreak havoc in Iraq, as fighting in Kirkuk continued for a second day and nearly 1,000 people reportedly were treated for inhaling toxic fumes near Mosul. The U.S. military said IS fighters set a sulfur plant on fire as they fled.

Stream of visitors

With several villages cleared of IS fighters, a steady stream of people were visiting their homes and streets despite the fear – and expectation – that IS left explosive booby traps in their wake.

“Of course we are nervous,” said Ali Mohammad, an off-duty soldier with the Iraqi army. “But we are all going at our own risk.” Hours before, mortar fire had hit a nearby formerly IS-controlled village.

The peshmerga army is granting permission to travel into military zones, but not guaranteeing security to residents visiting villages directly behind their fighting line. Mohammad said he was going to his home, but that they would all return before nightfall, taking with them anything that was left.

But a few hours later, Mohammad said there was nothing to take. All the valuables were gone and many homes had been bombed out.

“There were three or four blankets and a water container left in my house,” he said. “The whole village is like this.”

Despite the destruction, added neighbor Abbass, a day laborer, it was a relief to finally see their homes. “It’s been 2� years,” he said. “We miss our village.”


The relative calm in the area surrounding the front lines of the battle toward Mosul may be short lived, said Azat Umar Moloud, the manager of Hajj Idrees Seudin Surchi, a local aid organization. And the calm is merely relative, as an explosion interrupted him.

At an unoccupied camp about 30 kilometers outside Mosul, Moloud said the thousands of already dusty tents set up were expected to fill quickly as military forces moved toward the city.

“This camp will not be enough for the refugees,” he said. “But we are trying our best to help them.”

Roughly a million people are expected to flee their homes if or when Iraqi and peshmerga forces fight their way into Mosul. Aid organizations were scrambling to erect 12,000 tents in the desert surrounding the war zone.

In a village near one of the camps, a few soldiers occupied a mosque, using it as a station to fix mechanical parts for peshmerga vehicles. Soldiers warned that other homes in the village, abandoned when IS took over the area, were still not safe to enter despite having been under security forces’ control since last year.

“A homeowner came by,” one soldier joked, sadly, “and asked if they could charge us rent.”

Source: Voice of America

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Urgent .. Two suicide bombers blew themselves up near the home of the Commander of the tribal crowd south of Samarra : 21-10-2016

Baghdad/ Two suicide bombers from Daesh terrorists blew themselves up near the home of the Commander of the tribal crowd south of Samarra, which resulted in wounding him and the killing of / 3 / members of his family.A security source told the that the…

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Pentagon chief in Turkey as Mosul tensions grow : 21-10-2016

US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter arrived in Ankara on Friday for talks with the leaders of Turkey, a crucial but sensitive ally in the fight against the Islamic State group. The Pentagon chief was due to meet with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdog…

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BAGHDAD, — The offensive to seize back Mosul from Daesh is going faster than planned, Iraq’s prime minister said, as Iraqi and Kurdish forces launched a new military operation to clear villages around the city.”The forces are pushing towards the town …

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Air Force Destroy HQs To Daesh In Hamam al-Alil, South Of Mosul : 20-10-2016

Baghdad / The Iraqi air force in coordination with the Directorate of Intelligence and Security destroyed headquarters for Daesh and killed the terrorists in Hamam al-Alil district south of Mosul.According to a statement of the Directorate of Military …

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Entertainment News

Planning Minister, Ambassador of Kuwait Discuss Kuwait Contribution In Reconstructing Liberated Areas : 23-10-2016

BAGHDAD / Planning Minister Salman Jumaili discussed with the Kuwaiti ambassador to Iraq Salem al-Zamanan development of bilateral relations between the two countries.According to a statement to Jumaili Office, “The two sides also discussed, during the…

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3 Car Bombs, Two Carrying Machine Guns Destroyed In Rutba West Of Anbar : 23-10-2016

Baghdad / The security forces destroyed five vehicles, three of them bombed and two carrying machine guns, inflicting Daesh heavy losses in Rutba district, west of Anbar.The military media cell said in a statement that “the security forces destroyed 3 …

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Hakim Meets Son Of Yazidi Emir : 23-10-2016

BAGHDAD / Head of the National Alliance, Ammar al-Hakim discussed with the son of the emir of Yazidi sect Farouk Tahsin Beck the battle to liberate Mosul and post Daesh.Hakim, during the meeting, according to a statement of the Supreme Council confirme…

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US, Kurdish Commanders Expect Drawn-out, Costly Battle for Mosul : 23-10-2016

Islamic State leaders accept they will lose control of the city of Mosul but are planning to defend their last major urban stronghold in Iraq tenaciously, U.S. and Kurdish officials say, in much the same way they fought last year at Ramadi, leaving tha…

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Federal Police Liberate Safinah Village South Of Mosul : 23-10-2016

Baghdad / Federal Police Chief, Lt. Gen, Raed Shakir Jawdat said his forces liberated Safinah village, and went to the edge of the Tigris River, south of Mosul, “.Source: National Iraqi News Agency

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‫مؤسسة محمد بن راشد آل مكتوم تُعلن عن تفاصيل الدورة الثالثة لـ “قمة المعرفة 2016” تحت شعار “المعرفة … الحاضر والمستقبل” : 25-10-2016

إطلاق “مؤشر القراءة” لمواكبة مبادرات المعرفة في المنطقة العربية والتعرف إلى مدى تأثيرها في المجتمعات نخبة من صُنَّاع القرار والأكاديميين والمختصين من مختلف دول العالم يبحثون خلال القمة دور استشراف المستقبل في تحقيق المعرفة   دبي، 25 أكتوبر 2016:: تحت رعاية صاحب السمو الشيخ محمد بن راشد آل مكتوم، نائب رئيس دولة الإمارات رئيس مجلس […]

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‫Grand Hypermarkets تختار Manthan Retail Analytics لإدخال صناعة القرارات الذكية في أعمال قطاع التجزئة للسلع الاستهلاكية سريعة التداول : 25-10-2016

دبي، الإمارات العربية المتحدة، 25 أكتوبر 2016 /PRNewswire/ — – ستعمل شركة Manthan Retail Analytics على إمداد الشركة الرائدة في مجال تجارة التجزئة بالشرق الأوسط من خلال بقوائم الجرد المطورة وزيادة رؤية المنتجات لأكثر من 100,000 وحدة لحفظ المخزون. أعلنت اليوم شركة Manthan، إحدى الشركات الرائدة في مجال معلومات الأعمالوتحليلات البيانات الضخمة، عن قيام Grand […]

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CRI Group’s EmploySmart™ Roots Out Deception in the Hiring Process : 25-10-2016

Fraud and embellishment among job candidates affects businesses worldwide LONDON, Oct. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Fraud among job applicants is a serious problem worldwide. To help organizations address this critical business risk, CRI Group has developed EmploySmart™, a robust new pre-employment background screening service. Logo – CRI Group’s experts use EmploySmart™ to analyze a […]

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‫تستضيفها أبوظبي يومي 12 و13 ديسمبر 2016 وتركز على أهمية الدور العالمي لرئيسات البرلمانات للتعامل مع التحديات الراهنة والمستقبلية التي يواجهها العالم اليوم : 24-10-2016

تحت رعاية سمو الشيخة فاطمة بنت مبارك رئيسة الاتحاد النسائي العام، الرئيس الأعلى لمؤسسة التنمية الأسرية رئيسة المجلس الأعلى للأمومة والطفولة “أم الإمارات” حفظها الله، تستضيف أبوظبي يومي 12 و13 ديسمبر المقبل في فندق قصر الإمارات “القمة العالمية لرئيسات البرلمانات” الأولى من نوعها في تاريخ العمل البرلماني العالمي تحت شعار “متحدون لصياغة المستقبل”  وتنظم بالتعاون […]

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فندق سانت ريجيس أبوظبي يطلق عشاء : 24-10-2016

 فوق أعلى مهبط لطائرات الهليكوبتر  في الشرق الأوسط أبوظبي، الإمارات العربية المتحدة، 24 أكتوبر 2016: أعلن فندق “سانت ريجيس أبوظبي” عن إطلاق العشاء فوق مهبط طائرات الهليكوبتر الخاص بالفندق , والذي يعتبر الأعلى في الشرق الأوسط , بإرتفاع يصل إلى 255 متراً , ويتميز المهبط بإطلالته الخلابة على شاطئ الكورنيش الساحر خاصة وقت الغروب . […]

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Clashes Between Daesh Militants And Security Forces Erupted In Kirkuk Yesterday Night : 23-10-2016

KIRKUK / A security source in Kirkuk said that clashes between Daesh militants fleeing the city of Kirkuk and the security forces in a village east of the city.The source said that clashes erupted between last night between Daesh militants who fled fro…

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Peshmerga Clash with Daesh in Ba’shiqah, liberate villages 2 Villages north of Mosul : 23-10-2016

Mosul / Peshmerga Ministry announced the continuation of the battles with Daesh in central Ba’shiqah 20 km north of Mosul and liberating Omar Qabjee and Terpza villages and Fadiliyah district, north of Mosul.Peshmerga Maj. Abdul Aziz Mzori told the Nat…

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Consultative Meeting With The Ambassadors Of EU Countries Begins In Baghdad : 23-10-2016

BAGHDAD / The consultative meeting of the parliamentary Committee on Foreign Relations and the ambassadors of EU countries began before noon today.Parliament Speaker Salim al-Jubouri attended the meeting, which was held at al-Rashid Hotel in Baghdad. S…

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BAGHDAD, Iraq, – A cameraman, working for an Iraqi television, was killed on Saturday, while covering an offensive, to flush out the extremist Daesh militant group from its last major stronghold in Mosul in northern Iraq, his channel said.Ali Raysan, 3…

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The Main Street Connects Shura -Hamam Al-Alil Liberated : 22-10-2016

Mosul / A source in Nineveh province police announced the liberation of the main street that connects (Shura and Hamam al-Alil) south of Mosul.The source told the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / “The federal police forces managed to free the main r…

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