India  /  Published 08.08.22

ISIS member sent to NIA custody

A Delhi court on Monday sent an active ISIS member, arrested for allegedly collecting funds for the global terror group, to NIA custody till August 16 for custodial interrogation. District Judge Dhar...
By PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 01.08.22

Protesters in Iraq dig heels in

Supporters of Iraqi populist leader Moqtada al-Sadr erected tents and prepared for an open-ended sit-in at Iraq’s parliament on Sunday, in a move that could prolong the political deadlock or plu...
By Reuters in Baghdad

World  /  Published 30.07.22

Iraq: Protesters storm parliament

Thousands of demonstrators forced their way into Iraq's parliament on Saturday in Baghdad's Green Zone. Followers of Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr are demonstrating over the formation of the ...
By Deutsche Welle

West Bengal  /  Published 14.05.22

Doing Malda proud

Young Juel Sarkar has lived up to his name.  Juel, 16, from a village in Malda has hit bull’s eye in an archery competition in Iraq. The Indian Recurve Team has won Stage II of the Asian A...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

World  /  Published 14.03.22

Iran claims missile attack on Iraq's Erbil

The US said it is working with the Iraqi and the regional Kurdish governments to get missile defense capabilities after Iran attacked Erbil. Iran claimed responsibility for a missile barrage that str...
By Deutsche Welle


World  /  Published 13.03.22

Iraq: Multiple rockets fall

Authorities in the Iraqi Kurdistan region said there were no casualties. Officials have reportedly said missiles were fired from Iran toward the US consulate in Erbil. Multiple rockets fell in Erbil,...
By Deutsche Welle

World  /  Published 12.03.22

New IS leader is al-Baghdadi’s brother

The new leader of the Islamic State, whose appointment the group announced on Thursday, is the brother of slain former caliph Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, according to two Iraqi security officials and one we...
By Reuters in Baghdad

Education  /  Published 30.11.21

Escape to Sulaimaniyah

As the Taliban closed in on the Afghan capital, Kabul, in August, what had been a privileged education at the American University of Afghanistan suddenly became a dangerous liability. Students and st...
By Jane Arraf

World  /  Published 08.11.21

Drone attack on Iraqi PM

Shia Muslim cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, whose party was the biggest winner in last month’s election, called the attack a terrorist act against Iraq’s stability that aimed to “return Iraq...
By Reuters in Baghdad

World  /  Published 13.10.21

Iraq cleric in big poll win

 But a record low turnout suggested that a vote billed as an chance to wrest control from the ruling elite would do little to dislodge sectarian religious parties in power since 2003.  A co...
By Reuters in Baghdad


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