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OPEC agrees to increase oil production by one million barrels a day

OPEC agrees to increase oil production by one million barrels a day

OPEC has agreed to increase oil production by one million barrels a day after a stormy meeting that saw Iran walk out of negotiations, Sky News reported.
6/22/2018 7:26:29 PM
ISIS senior terrorist arrested in Iraq's Anbar

ISIS senior terrorist arrested in Iraq's Anbar

Iraqi security forces have arrested an ISIS senior terrorist in Al-Karmah district, Anbar Governorate, well-informed sources said Friday.
6/22/2018 7:17:08 PM
We do not reject Federal Court's decision: Sadrist Movement

We do not reject Federal Court's decision: Sadrist Movement

Sadrist Movement spokesperson, Jafar al-Musawi said on Friday that the Supreme Federal Court decision regarding the amendment of the election law is unconvincing.
6/22/2018 6:56:21 PM
Coutinho, Neymar score in injury-time to give Brazil first World Cup win

Coutinho, Neymar score in injury-time to give Brazil first World Cup win

late strikes by Philippe Coutinho and Neymar gave Brazil their first win of the World Cup against Costa Rica in St Petersburg on Friday and broke Central American hearts by sending them out of the tournament, Daily Star reported.
6/22/2018 6:49:11 PM
Security forces detect 3 minefields in Anbar

Security forces detect 3 minefields in Anbar

Iraqi military spokesperson, Brig-Gen. Yehia Rasul announced on Friday that security forces have detected three minefields in Anbar province.
6/22/2018 6:43:18 PM
Turkey detains 14 ISIS suspects ‘planning election attack’

Turkey detains 14 ISIS suspects ‘planning election attack’

State-run Anadolu news agency said that Turkish authorities Friday detained in Ankara 14 suspected members of ISIS accused of planning an attack on elections this weekend, Al-Arabiya reported.
6/22/2018 5:41:49 PM
Saudi Arabia vs. Iran: The battle of women rights

Saudi Arabia vs. Iran: The battle of women rights

For years, social freedoms in Saudi Arabia were criticized by the whole world, especially the freedoms of Saudi women who were not allowed to drive or attend football matches.
6/22/2018 5:29:09 PM
Manual recount of votes will not affect elections results: expert

Manual recount of votes will not affect elections results: expert

Legal expert, Haider al-Sufi said on Friday that the decision to re-count parliamentary elections votes manually will not affect the results.
6/22/2018 5:12:07 PM
Syrian army drops barrel bombs in southwest assault

Syrian army drops barrel bombs in southwest assault

A war monitor reported Syrian military helicopters dropped barrel bombs on rebel-held areas of the southwest on Friday for the first time in a year, escalating an assault that has so far included artillery but only limited use of air power, Al-Arabiya reported.
6/22/2018 4:47:16 PM
Political blocs did not buy elections votes: Kakaei

Political blocs did not buy elections votes: Kakaei

Former member of High Electoral Commission's (HEC) Board of Commissioners, Saeed Kakaei denied that parliamentary elections ballots have been bought by political parties.
6/22/2018 4:13:31 PM
The UN is pushing the world towards the abyss of World War III: experts

The UN is pushing the world towards the abyss of World War III: experts

The United Nations is messing things up, according to multiple commentators, who said the organization is no longer an impartial body.
6/22/2018 3:58:28 PM
Iranian municipalities at risk of bankruptcy: official

Iranian municipalities at risk of bankruptcy: official

Isfahan Supreme Council Representative revealed that half of the municipalities are facing the danger of bankruptcy due to the Iranian regime's wrong policies.
6/22/2018 3:31:34 PM
Yemen’s Houthi militia detains Sanaa University professors

Yemen’s Houthi militia detains Sanaa University professors

The Houthi militia detained professors at the University of Sanaa at the Naqil Yaslah checkpoint while they were heading to Aden to receive their salaries on Tuesday, Al-Arabiya reported.
6/22/2018 2:52:10 PM
We support all those who fight ISIS in Syria: Pentagon

We support all those who fight ISIS in Syria: Pentagon

The Pentagon revealed that the visit of head of the US military's Central Command General Joseph Votel to the Syrian city of Manbij aimed to confirm that the United States will continue to support all those who fight ISIS terrorist organization.
6/22/2018 1:49:49 PM
Blast kills civilian, wounds another in Diyala

Blast kills civilian, wounds another in Diyala

Source in Diyala province's Khanaqin district said that an explosion killed a young woman and wounded her brother on Friday.
6/22/2018 1:35:14 PM
Parliament holds session to vote on extending its constitutional term

Parliament holds session to vote on extending its constitutional term

Iraqi parliament will hold an extraordinary session on Friday. There is speculation its membership will vote on bill to extend its constitutional term deemed to expire on July 1st.
6/22/2018 12:41:59 PM
Deliberations to form new government 'senseless': MP

Deliberations to form new government 'senseless': MP

Lawmaker Mansur al-Beigi said on Friday the meetings among political forces after the ruling of the supreme court are bootless.
6/22/2018 12:19:38 PM
Federal court brought elections back to moment of closing polls: expert

Federal court brought elections back to moment of closing polls: expert

Legal expert Tarek Harb said on Friday the supreme federal court's decision on amending the election law has brought the electoral process back to the moment of closing the polls on May 12th.
6/22/2018 11:32:39 AM
Two soldiers wounded in armed attack in Diyala

Two soldiers wounded in armed attack in Diyala

Two soldiers have sustained wounds when gunmen attacked a checkpoint north of Diyala, a local source said on Friday.
6/22/2018 11:08:32 AM
Seven ISIS terrorists arrested in Mosul

Seven ISIS terrorists arrested in Mosul

Iraqi forces in Nineveh have arrested seven ISIS terrorists.
6/22/2018 10:25:42 AM
Pompeo plans North Korea meeting at 'earliest possible date'

Pompeo plans North Korea meeting at 'earliest possible date'

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo plans to meet with North Korean officials “at the earliest possible date” to implement the outcome of the recent leaders’ summit, a State Department spokeswoman said on Thursday, according to Reuters.
6/22/2018 10:12:42 AM
London train station evacuated over bomb threat

London train station evacuated over bomb threat

Armed police have this morning swooped on London's Charing Cross Stantion to reports of a man on the tracks "claiming to have a bomb", the Daily Star said.
6/22/2018 10:06:00 AM
Iranian navy sends warships to Gulf of Aden

Iranian navy sends warships to Gulf of Aden

Iran on Thursday dispatched two warships to the Gulf of Aden, where for the last week fighting has raged between the Yemeni army and Houthi militias over Yemen’s Al-Hudaydah province, Anadolu Agency has said.
6/22/2018 9:46:43 AM
Trump: North Korea 'total denuclearization' started

Trump: North Korea 'total denuclearization' started

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday North Korea was blowing up four of its big test sites and that a process of “total denuclearization has already started, according to Reuters.
6/22/2018 9:38:41 AM
U.N. fears for 750,000 Syrians caught in new offensive

U.N. fears for 750,000 Syrians caught in new offensive

The United Nations is deeply concerned for around 750,000 people in southwestern Syria, where a military offensive has displaced people in Deraa governorate toward the Jordanian border, a U.N. humanitarian statement said on Thursday, according to Reuters.
6/22/2018 7:50:33 AM
Oil prices climb on uncertainty ahead of OPEC meeting

Oil prices climb on uncertainty ahead of OPEC meeting

Oil prices rose by more than 1 percent in early Asian trading on Friday, pushed up by uncertainty over whether OPEC would manage to agree a production increase at a meeting in Vienna later in the day, Reuters has said.
6/22/2018 7:20:08 AM
Iraq's Jabouri, Jan Kubic discuss elections, parl't efforts to form gov't

Iraq's Jabouri, Jan Kubic discuss elections, parl't efforts to form gov't

Parliament Speaker Salim al-Jabouri met Thursday the Special Envoy of the UN Secretary-General to Iraq, Jan Kubic in Baghdad where both sides discussed the file of elections and the decisions of the Parliament and the efforts of the political blocs to form the next government.
6/22/2018 1:10:51 AM
Al Sadr warns Iraq's gov't against constitutional vacuum exploitation

Al Sadr warns Iraq's gov't against constitutional vacuum exploitation

Leader of the Sadrist movement, Moqtada al-Sadr has called upon the Iraqi government not to exploit the constitutional vacuum in case the recounting of votes from the May 12 elections was delayed.
6/22/2018 12:26:39 AM
World Cup 2018: Argentina thrashed, in danger of elimination

World Cup 2018: Argentina thrashed, in danger of elimination

Croatia became the fourth team to make it to the World Cup round of 16 and has left Argentina on the shocking brink of elimination after destroying the South Americans 3-0 on Thursday, CBS Sports reported.
6/22/2018 12:07:47 AM
Clinic rescues young Yazidis' hearts, minds abused by ISIS

Clinic rescues young Yazidis' hearts, minds abused by ISIS

The two-year-old boy clings to his mother. He looks down when Dr. Jan Kizihan, a German psychiatrist, enters their tent in the Sharia Refugee Camp in Dohuk, Northern Iraq, Fox News reported.
6/21/2018 11:51:38 PM
Game of Peacock Thrones

Game of Peacock Thrones

The days of the Islamic Republic of Iran may be drawing to a close. What next?
6/21/2018 11:33:58 PM
No big oil company can risk doing business with Iran :Total CEO

No big oil company can risk doing business with Iran :Total CEO

Large energy companies cannot risk doing business in Iran in light of U.S. sanctions on the country, CNBC cited Total CEO Patrick Pouyanne as saying.
6/21/2018 11:18:31 PM