Prime Minister Adil Abd al-Mahdi requested the parliament to dismiss the governor of Nineveh governorate along with his two deputies over the death of over 120 persons where onboard the sunk ferry at Tigris River near Mosul City
Many Iraqi people has been in a state of anger as Prime Minister Adil Abd al-Mahdi has offered his condolences to the Iraqi people after seven hours of tragedy. Citizens have considered Abd al-Mahdi's delay as an undermining of the lives of Iraqis
US President Donald Trump said Friday that US-backed forces had dislodged ISIS from its last holdout in Syria
Scores of angry protesters swarmed Iraq's president and the governor of Mosul on Friday, forcing them to leave the site of a river ferry accident that killed at least 90 people in the northern city the day before
The Syrian Foreign and Expatriates Ministry on Friday condemned in the strongest terms "irresponsible statements" made by US President on the occupied Syrian Golan, the official SANA reported
Activists on social media expressed their deep resentment to the Iran-backed militias in Iraq for their ignoring a national tragic that harvested the lives of 100 persons at a ferry sank near Mosul on Thursday
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UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres expressed his solidarity with Iraq, where the death of a hundred people when a ferry sank in the Tigris River is a great shock.
U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he was ordering the withdrawal of recently announced North Korea-related sanctions imposed by the U.S. Treasury Department.
Parliament Speaker Mohamed al-Halbousi, on Friday, condoled with Iraqi people for the death of dozens of citizens as a ferry sank near Mosul, saying that Mosul has suffered much more than any other Iraqi city.
The Iraqi army on Friday sent a massive reinforcement to Sinun area of Sinjar to control the border crossing with Syria.
European Union leaders called for an end to naivety on Friday in relations with Beijing and said China was a competitor whose markets were not sufficiently open, although they did not spell out specifically what they planned to do.
Sara Al Adnani, from Mosul, is a journalist, activist and head of women’s affairs at an NGO that helps Internally Displaced People (IDPs).
A man suspected of killing three people in a shooting aboard a tram in the city of Utrecht this week admitted his guilt to a judge on Friday and has said he acted alone, Dutch prosecutors said.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Fox News on Thursday that the United States would step up financial and political pressure on Iran's theocratic regime as it seeks to "extend its reach" across the Middle East.
The United States said on Friday it was imposing sanctions on 14 people and 17 entities connected to Iran’s Organization of Defensive Innovation and Research (SPND), a body it said had played a central role in Iran’s past nuclear weapons effort.
Finnish telecom equipment maker Nokia does not plan to take on any new business in Iran in 2019, it said in its annual report on Thursday, citing difficulties in dealing with conflicting U.S. and European trade policies, Reuters reported on Friday.
Iraqi residents of the northern city of Mosul, angry over the sinking of a ferry in the Tigris and killing 95 people, blocked a road where Iraq's presidential convoy was passing on Friday, chanting "no to corruption" and pelting the provincial governor's car with stones in protest.
The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) announced on Friday canceling Newroz celebration in solidarity with the victims of the sunken ferry in the Tigris.
New Zealand on Friday defended its reaction to its worst mass shooting, telling Muslim countries meeting in Turkey that the police response to the killing of 50 people was "instantaneous" and the perpetrator would spend life in prison.
A Serbian court sentenced seven people, three of them in absentia, to up to 11 years in prison for joining ISIS and conspiring to recruit others to fight for the militants in Syria and elsewhere.
Lebanon's parliament speaker told visiting U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday that U.S. sanctions on the Hezbollah group were having a "negative impact on Lebanon and the Lebanese".
At least one million people are expected to flock to a "once in a generation" exhibition about the Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun which opens in Paris this weekend.
After years of war, the scent of laurel oil once again wafts from a small soap workshop in Aleppo, signaling the revival of a landmark trade in the battered northern city.
Carrying a mixture of Indian and Pakistani tourists, the bus, emblazoned with the flags of both countries and the phrase ‘Sada-e-Sarhad’ (Call of the Frontier), is one of the few remaining transport links between the nuclear-armed neighbors, who clashed last month over the disputed Kashmir region in a conflict that alarmed world powers.
New Zealand’s foreign minister arrived in Turkey early Friday for what he called “substantial” talks after comments made by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan over the killing of 50 people at mosques in Christchurch a week ago sparked a diplomatic spat between the nations.
Attackers on a motorcycle threw a hand grenade at the Russian consulate in Athens early on Friday, causing no injuries and slight damage, police said.
Damascus condemned on Friday US President Donald Trump’s statement that it was time to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights, vowing Syria would recover the area using “all available means”.
Police detained dozens of anti-government protesters at rallies in Kazakhstan’s two major cities on Friday, days after the surprise resignation of veteran leader Nursultan Nazarbayev.
The Torah, the New Testament and the Quran all equally affirm the teaching of Genesis that God created all humanity in His image. It is the white nationalist neo-Nazis who deny it.
Iran’s mere acknowledgement that it is directing the Houthi militias confirms the destabilizing role that Iran and Hezbollah militias have in the region.