HR McMaster Out as White House National Security Adviser
HR McMaster will exit the role of National Security Adviser to United States President Donald Trump. Former UN Ambassador John Bolton, a prominent war hawk, will replace McMaster, Trump announced on Twitter Thursday evening, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
04:27 23 March
Daesh kills one officer, injures two in northern Iraq
One security officer was killed and two others injured in an ambush by Daesh terrorists in northern Iraq, police sources said Monday.
06:54 20 March
Trump sends Nowruz greetings and attacks Iranian government
U.S. President Donald Trump sent greetings on Monday to celebrating Nowruz, but used the message to attack Iran’s government, particularly its powerful Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps.
06:06 20 March
4 PKK terrorists surrender in eastern Turkey
At least four PKK terrorists surrendered to security forces in the southeastern Turkish province of Sirnak, the military said on Monday, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
00:17 20 March
Erdogan: Turkish Army may enter Iraq’s Sinjar
Turkey will continue the operation in Syria’s Afrin until order and tranquility are ensured, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Monday, APA reported citing NTV channel.
18:24 19 March
Working group set up to bring Azerbaijani citizens back from Iraq
Azerbaijan's Embassy in Iraq is dealing with the issue of bringing Azerbaijani citizens back from Iraq, Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov said Friday, APA reports.
12:20 16 March
U.S. military helicopter crashes in Iraq with seven aboard
An American military helicopter crashed Thursday near the city of Qaim in western Iraq, killing some of the seven service members aboard, United States officials said, APA reports quoting The New York Times.
07:46 16 March
Turkey, US still discuss Manbij issue: State Dept. Spox
Turkey and the U.S. are still working on the stabilization of Manbij, the State Department spokesperson said on Thursday, APA reports quoting Anadolu agency.
06:27 16 March
Binali Yildirim: No one believed in implementation of Baku-Tbilisi-Kars project - EXCLUSIVE - INTERVIEW
Q. Relations between Azerbaijan and Turkey have been rapidly developing for many years since Azerbaijan gained independence. How do you feel about the current state of relations?
20:18 14 March
Russian Security Service busts ISIL-linked criminal group in Moscow
Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) and the Interior Ministry have arrested in Moscow 60 members of an ethnic criminal group that recruited and ferried Daesh supporters to Syria and Iraq, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
05:31 14 March
Iranian official blames UK for London embassy incident
Ali Shamkhani, head of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council, has accused the British government of being behind a recent trespassing incident at Iran’s embassy in London, according to local media reports, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
00:25 13 March
8 terrorists 'neutralized' this week in Turkey, N Iraq
A total of 18 PKK terrorists were "neutralized" in Turkey's southeastern provinces of Diyarbakir, Mardin and northern Iraq this week, the Turkish General Staff said on Saturday, APA reports quoting Anadolu agency.
21:16 10 March
UNICEF may assist in rehabilitation of Azerbaijani children in Iraq and Syria
UNICEF has not received any requests from the Azerbaijani government or the concerned state bodies for the return of Azerbaijani children from Syria and Iraq, Head of the UNICEF Office in Azerbaijan Edward Carwardine said in an interview to Azerbaijan.
11:44 06 March
Qatari military chief meets with US air force commander
Qatari Military Chief-of-Staff Ghanim bin Shaheen al-Ghanim on Wednesday met with Jeffrey Harrigian, commander of U.S. Air Forces Central Command, in Doha, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
21:30 28 February
Turkish, US committees to meet in Washington in March
The first of the three technical committees of Turkey and the U.S., formed to solve issues between the two countries, will meet on March 8-9 in Washington, according to Turkish authorities on Tuesday, APA reports quoting AA.
21:54 27 February
Erbil airport faces closure due to flight ban
Erbil’s international airport faces possible closure -- even for domestic flights -- due to an ongoing ban on international flights imposed by Iraq’s central government, according to an airport source, APA reports quoting Anadolu.
20:33 27 February
Iraqi security forces kill 2 Daesh terrorists in Kirkuk
Iraqi security forces killed two Daesh terrorists late Monday in the Hawija district of Kirkuk province, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
06:44 27 February
Iraq needs S-400 air defense systems to defend against air attacks — MP
Iraq seeks to acquire S-400 Triumph anti-aircraft weapon systems to defend its territory from air strikes, Iraqi MP Hakim Al-Zamili, head of the Iraqi parliament’s security and defense committee, told Al-Ghad Press daily on Saturday, APA reports quoting TASS.
02:31 25 February
Ziyad Sabsabi: "There are about 15 children who lost their parents in Iraq"
In Iraq there are about 15 children from Azerbaijan whose parents died in the war, member of the Federation Council of Russia, representative of the head of the Chechen Republic in the countries of the Middle East and North Africa Ziyad Sabsabi, APA reports quoting RIA Novosti.
06:06 22 February
Talks between Erbil, Baghdad reach final stages: PM
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Ibadi stated on Tuesday that the Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) had agreed to deploy security personel affiliated to the central govenrment, and that the ban on international flights would be lifted in the near future, APA reports quoting Anadolu agency.
00:41 21 February