Powerful earthquake on Iran-Iraq border kills over 330

Powerful earthquake on Iran-Iraq border kills over 330

Tehran: A powerful 7.3 magnitude earthquake that struck the Iraq-Iran border region killed over 330 people in both countries, sent people fleeing their homes into the night and was felt as far west as the Mediterranean coast, authorities reported on Monday. Iran’s western Kermanshah province bore the brunt of the temblor, with Iran’s state-run news […]

Iraq is in Danger of Facing a New Crisis

Iraq is in Danger of Facing a New Crisis

As a result of air bombardments and fierce street fighting, Mosul has been virtually turned into a ghost town with almost no buildings that are not demolished or damaged, and the heavy scent of the unburied dead covers the streets. Even though the catastrophe and destruction brought by the operation is painfully obvious, according to […]

At least 6,878 civilians killed in Iraq violence in 2016: UN

Srinagar: The United Nations has said that violence claimed the lives of at least 6,878 civilian Iraq last year. Reports quoting the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq, known as UNAMI, said that 12,388 other civilians were wounded in 2016. UNAMI added that the figurers didn’t include casualties among civilians in Iraq’s western Anbar province for […]