Tag: Iraq

“Iraq has bravely fought and successfully liberated its territory from ISIS”

Newsroom24x7 Network The Government of Iraq is taking steps to match actions with words to demonstrate that Iraq is open for business, creating meaningful improvements to Iraq’s business environment and attracting much-needed investment for reconstruction projects across Iraq. The US Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson in Kuwait City, Kuwait Kuwait City, Kuwait: The US

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Iraq’s liberation from Daesh: Australia’s strike aircraft will begin returning home in January

Newsroom24x7 Network Canberra: Australia’s six F/A-18F Super Hornets will return home in January marking the end of Australia’s successful air strike operations in Iraq and Syria. Australia’s Minister for Defence, Marise Payne, said Australia had reviewed our contribution with our Iraqi and Coalition partners following the announcement of Iraq’s liberation from Daesh by Prime Minister

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US President’s Special Envoy to the Global Coalition against ISIS blasts the so-called “caliphate” in Iraq and Syria

Newsroom24x7 Network Washington DC: US President’s Special Envoy to the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS, Brett McGurk said here on Friday (4 August 2017) that in part of Syria and Iraq, ISIS has been kicked out of key terrain that they had held. At a special briefing, McGurk said: “When ISIS really arrived on the

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ISIS has not retaken a single square kilometer freed in coalition-enabled operations

Newsroom24x7 Network Washington: The Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS had a series of meetings hosted by Brett McGurk, the US President’s special envoy to the Coalition, in Washington this week. Briefing media-persons here on Thursday, on the latest in the campaign to defeat ISIS, Brett McGurk said the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS, which welcomed

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The Mosul campaign against ISIS will culminate soon

Newsroom24x7 Network It is our mission to ensure that any foreign fighter that joins this organization in Iraq and Syria dies in Iraq and Syria. We are not just going to push them from one area to another. -Brett McGurk Special Envoy of the US President for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIS Baghdad: The

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US House Foreign Affairs Committee backs Camp Liberty residents

Newsroom24x7 Staff Washington DC: In a Markup hearing on Wednesday, the United States House Committee on Foreign Affairs unanimously approved and referred to the House Floor, H.Res.650 titled, “Providing for the safety and security of the Iranian dissidents living in Camp Liberty/Hurriya in Iraq and awaiting resettlement by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees,

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US Legislation to counter violent extremism by involving foreign governments

Newsroom24x7 Staff More than 35,000 foreigners from 120 countries have traveled to the Middle East to join ISIS, and many of these fighters are now looking to return to their homes and to the United States to carry out attacks. -US House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce Washington DC: Earlier this week, on Wednesday, the

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Syria update : 400 residents wait in Madaya for urgent evacuation

Newsroom24x7 Desk Madaya : According to UN humanitarian Chief Stephen O’Brien, there are around 400 residents in the Syrian town of Madaya who are waiting tirelessly for an urgent evacuation as the are in dire need of medical assistance and delays could mount into fatality. The Chief briefed the UN Security Council on the crisis

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Iraqi forces retake Ramadi territory from ISIL

Newsroom24x7 Desk Syria : Iraqi forces have retaken a former government compound in Ramadi from where Islamic State (IS) group militants had been fighting back and strongly resisting an army offensive, according to military reports from the region under attack. The military spokesman confirmed the victory and clarified that the complex was ‘under complete control’

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1st Trilateral meet – US, Russia and Saudi Arabia discuss Syria

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington D.C: In a first of its kind, a trilateral meeting between the three countries, namely, the United States of America, Russia and Saudi Arabia commenced with specific focus on Syria. US spokesperson Mark. C. Toner stated that US believes the Syrian forces have been trained and equipped by the Department of Defense

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Iraq remains a dangerous place, US taking full precautions for American people and facilities

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington DC: A vehicle-borne improvised explosive device was detonated directly outside an entry point on the perimeter of the U.S. consulate in Erbil in Iraq on Friday at 10:44 a.m. Eastern time when the duck and cover protocol was activated at the U.S. consulate. Briefing media persons on this incident Marie Harf, Acting

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Denuclearization efforts are not restricted only to P5+1-plus-Iran negotiation: John Kerry with French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius

Newsroom24x7 Desk Paris: US Secretary of State said here Saturday we are deeply involved in trying to denuclearize North Korea, and there are any number of other players in the world who might at some point think that they would be advantaged by proceeding down this road (negotiations for Iran Nuclear Deal) – the stakes

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Obama seeks authorization of military force against ISIL

 Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington DC: The US President Barack Obama submitted a draft proposal Wednesday to Congress that would authorize the continued use of military force against ISIL. Although the President already has the legal authority he needs to take action against ISIL, he has noted that we are strongest as a nation when the President and

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