38 ISIL militants executed in Iraq
38 ISIL militants have been executed in the south of Iraq, Ministry of Justice of Iraq reported, The Independent reported.
19:30 14 December
US ‘committed to its strategic partnership with Turkey’
The U.S. said Wednesday it is "committed to its strategic partnership with Turkey to bring stability to the region and defeat terrorism in all its forms" amid a row sparked by comments from a senior Trump administration official, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
05:47 14 December
2 Daesh militants killed in Iraq’s Kirkuk
Two Daesh militants were killed and one was arrested in the south of Iraq’s Kirkuk as part of joint police and military operations, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
00:16 14 December
UN warns of new Syria refugee flow into Europe
The United Nations has warned that Europe should anticipate droves of Syrian refugees if aid programs in Syria’s neighboring countries and other places are not sustained, APA reports quoting Press TV.
05:34 13 December
Germany extends military deployments worldwide
Germany’s parliament approved on Tuesday temporarily extending military deployments in Iraq, Afghanistan and Mali, amid a prolonged political deadlock in the country after an election in September, APA reports quoting AA.
22:46 12 December
Nearly 2.5 million tourists visit Azerbaijan in January-November 2017
In eleven months of 2017, 2,477,908 tourists travelled to Azerbaijan, up 416,684 people or 20% from same period of 2016, APA reports quoting Ministry of Culture and Tourism reported.
16:19 11 December
Iraq and Iran sign Kirkuk oil swap deal
Iraq has agreed to swap up to 60,000 barrels per day of crude produced from the northern Iraqi Kirkuk oilfield for Iranian oil, Iraqi Oil Minister Jabar al-Luaibi said on Saturday, APA reports quoting Reuters.
00:05 10 December
Iraq declares war with Islamic State is over
Iraq has announced that its war against so-called Islamic State (IS) is over, APA reports quoting BBC.
21:10 09 December
Turkish security forces kill 20 PKK terrorists in week
Turkish security forces have killed at least 20 PKK terrorists in counter-terrorism operations in a week, military said on Friday, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
20:09 08 December
Clashes erupt in West Bank, East Jerusalem between Palestinian protesters and Israeli troops
Israeli troops are using rubber bullets and teargas to disperse Palestinian protests in different parts of the occupied West Bank and in East Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, according to Anadolu Agency correspondents at the scene.
16:15 08 December
Negative past between Turkey, Greece is history now
Greek people should know that negative relations between Turkey and Greece is history now, says Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, on Wednesday, according to a Greek channel, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
07:36 07 December
Russia claims Daesh completely destroyed in Syria
Russia’s Chief of General Staff Valery Gerasimov claimed on Wednesday Daesh terrorists have been eliminated from Syria, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
23:12 06 December
Turkish jets destroy PKK targets in northern Iraq
Thirty-six terrorist PKK targets have been destroyed in an airstrike in northern Iraq, the Turkish military said late Monday, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
06:28 05 December
Jordan’s King Abdullah II to visit Turkey on Wednesday
Jordan’s King Abdullah II will visit Turkey on Wednesday on an invitation from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
02:12 05 December
Arming PKK/YPG to stop per Trump, Erdogan talk: Mattis
U.S. Secretary of Defense, Jim Mattis on Friday announced that arming the PKK/PYD will stop in accordance with the telephone conversation between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and President Donald Trump last week, APA reports quoting AA.
07:11 03 December
France's Macron calls on Iraq to dismantle all militias
French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday called on Iraq to dismantle all militias, including the government-sanctioned, Iran-backed Popular Mobilisation Forces (PMF), a rare public call to do so by a major Western leader, APA reports quoting Reuters.
03:28 03 December
U.S. military to indefinitely delay ban on cluster bombs
Cluster bombs, dropped by air or fired by artillery, scatter bomblets across a wide area, but sometimes fail to explode and are difficult to locate and remove. That can lead to civilian deaths and injuries long after conflicts end, APA reports quoting Reuters.
05:30 01 December
State Committee: Work underway to get Azerbaijani citizens back from Iraq
The relevant authorities in Azerbaijan continue working to get Azerbaijani citizens back from Iraq, Chairman of the Azerbaijani State Committee for Work with Religious Organizations Mubariz Gurbanli said on Thursday, APA reported.
14:19 30 November
Turkish air raids kill over 80 PKK terrorists in N Iraq
Turkish Air Force have carried out airstrikes in northern Iraq, killing more than 80 PKK terrorists in northern Iraq, an official statement said on Wednesday, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
20:27 29 November
OPEC+ discusses extending oil production limits deal by 6, 9 months — Iraqi oil minister
OPEC and non-OPEC countries are discussing extension of the oil production limiting agreement by 6 or 9 months, Oil Minister of Iraq Jabbar al-Luaibi told reporters on Tuesday, APA reports.
06:53 29 November