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Trump accuses Iran for US Embassy attack in Iran, warns against any further strike

Trump accuses Iran for US Embassy attack in Iran, warns against any further strike

On Wednesday, the US outgoing President Donald Trump accused Iran of attacking US embassy in Baghdad and warned Tehran against any further attack on US personnels or embassy in Iran. Trump tweeted, “Our embassy in…

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As tensions rise, US reduces staff from Embassy in Iraq

As tensions rise, US reduces staff from Embassy in Iraq

US government decided to reduce the number of staff members working in its Embassy in Baghdad as the tensions rose between the two nations. Washington added that the decision was temporary in nature and was…

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Global outcry over Iraq’s mass executions, authorities hung 21 under charges of terrorism

Global outcry over Iraq’s mass executions, authorities hung 21 under charges of terrorism

On Monday Iraq’s internal ministry issued a statement confirming the execution of 21 individuals and lending an explanation for the act of mass executions adding that those hung were linked to the ISIS. The statement…

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Thousands living in Iraqi camps left in oblivion as government continues to shut them down

Thousands living in Iraqi camps left in oblivion as government continues to shut them down

Iraqi government is continuing its operation of shutting down the displacement camps across the country, rendering over 100,000 people homeless. Citing the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic and approaching winter, the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has expressed…

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How Iraq is trying to protect human rights and fight ISIS

How Iraq is trying to protect human rights and fight ISIS

Since the second universal periodic review of Iraq in 2014, confrontations with the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) have intensified. The conflict has been marked by massive violations of international humanitarian and…

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The United Nations urges Iraq to take concrete steps to prevent violations of human rights in the demonstrations.

The United Nations urges Iraq to take concrete steps to prevent violations of human rights in the demonstrations.

A special report prepared by the Human Rights Office of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) identified human rights violations, in relation to demonstrations in Iraq, from 1 to 9 October 2019. UNAMI’s…

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UN investigators are calling for the return of thousands of children from ISIS to their countries of residence.

UN investigators are calling for the return of thousands of children from ISIS to their countries of residence.

28 thousand children of foreign fighters reside in camps in Syria, 20 thousand of them are from Iraq, according to estimates by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Thousands are believed to be held in…

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