Daily Archives: December 31, 2018

Federal Supreme Court confirms 10-year sentence for Gulf citizen

ABU DHABI– The State Security Court at the Federal Supreme Court rejected the appeal filed by A.M/.Sh, 49, a GCC citizen, and confirmed a previous ruling issued against him by the Abu Dhabi Court of Appeal sentencing him to ten …

Mahmoud Othman confirms that the US withdrawal from Syria will affect Iraq negatively

BAGHDAD- Kurdish politician Mahmoud Othman said that the US military withdrawal from Syria would affect Iraq negatively.

In a statement to the National Iraqi News Agency (NINA), Othman described the US President Donald Trump as unbalanced because he recently made …

A military operation to track Daesh cells launched north-east of Baquba

BAQUBA – A joint military operation has been launched to track the Daesh cells northeast of Baquba, the center of Diyala province.

Head of the Local Council of Muqdadiya Adnan al-Tamimi told the NINA news agency that a joint military …

IRAQ HINTS AT BIGGER ROLE IN SYRIA AFTER US WITHDRAWAL

BAGHDAD– Iraq’s prime minister said that top security officials from Baghdad had met Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus, and hinted at a bigger Iraqi role fighting Daesh militants as U.S. troops withdraw from Syria.

“This issue has a lot …

Trump is ready to “slow down” his army withdrawal from Syria, according to a Senator close to him

BAGHDAD- US President Donald Trump has expressed his willingness to “slow down” the withdrawal of US troops from Syria in order to defeat Daesh organization for a final stop, according to Republican Senator Lindsey Graham.

“The President is determined to …

Seven wanted men, including one accused of terrorism, were arrested in Najaf

Najaf – The Security forces in Najaf arrested a number of wanted men with different materials.

A security source said in a press statement that the Department of the Affairs of Checkpoints and express roads arrested 7 wanted men, including …