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Russian delegation discusses in Tehran the launch of the Syrian Constitutional Commission

BAGHDAD The Russian delegation headed by Russian President Vladimir Putin’s special envoy to Syria, Alexander Lavryntev, and Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Verchinen discussed the launch of the Syrian constitutional committee in Tehran, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Sunday.

“The functions …

Papal visit a ‘testament to UAE role in fostering tolerance and respect,” says Filipino publisher

ABU DHABI, “The Papal Visit of Pope Francis to the UAE is a testament to the country’s globally-recognised role in fostering tolerance and respect, enabling it to be a cradle for more than 200 nationalities from across the globe who …

A civilian killed in an armed attack northeast of Baquba

Baquba, A civilian was killed in an armed attack northeast of Baquba, the center of Diyala province.

“Unknown gunmen opened fire on a civilian in the Waqf basin northeast of Baquba, killing him instantly,” a local source told NINA.

“A …

One of the protesters was killed during the storming of the Turkish camp in Dohuk

BAGHDAD, A civilian was killed during the storming of demonstrators a Turkish camp in the province of Dohuk in the Kurdistan region.

Dozens of protesters in the district of Chiladze, in Dohuk province, stormed today the headquarters of the Turkish …

OPEC daily basket price announced for Thursday

VIENNA, The price of OPEC basket of fourteen crudes stood at US$60.22 a barrel on Thursday, 24th January, compared with US$60.52 the previous day, according to OPEC Secretariat calculations.

The fourteen crudes, from separate OPEC member countries, includes a mix …

Cellist From Baghdad Brings Music Message To San Antonio

You may have seen the YouTube video showing a cellist playing in the ruins left after a car bombing in Baghdad. That cellist is Karim Wasfi, the conductor of the Iraqi National Orchestra. Wasfi was performing in San Antonio last …