Tag Archives: Baghdad


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257 stranded Pakistanis reach Islamabad from Baghdad

05 May, 2020 12:42 pm 12:42 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – A special flight of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) reached Islamabad Airport from Baghdad on Saturday. All passengers will be put in quarantine in different hotels of Islamabad and Rawalpindi. They will have to undergo corona tests. The passengers testing positive for coronavirus will be shifted to hospitals. They will have … Read More


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PIA brings back stranded Pakistanis in Iraq

04 April, 2020 3:24 pm 3:24 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – A special flight of Pakistan International Airline (PIA) brought home 136 Pakistanis stranded in Iraq due to suspension of international flights since March 21. PIA flight PK9814 carrying 136 stranded Pakistanis from Baghdad landed at Islamabad on early Wednesday. The passengers include disabled persons, women, children and elderly people. The Pakistani … Read More


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Two US, one British personnel killed in Iraq rocket attack – official...

03 March, 2020 9:33 am 9:33 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – One British and two American personnel were killed and about a dozen people were wounded when 18 small rockets hit Iraq’s Taji military camp north of Baghdad on Wednesday, US officials told Reuters, speaking on condition of anonymity. The officials, who cautioned the death toll may rise given the severity of some … Read More


Rockets hit US coalition base in Baghdad, no casualties

02 February, 2020 4:52 pm 4:52 pm

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Rockets hit a US-led military coalition’s Baghdad headquarters early on Sunday but caused no casualties, a coalition spokesman said, in the latest attack to target US facilities in Iraq. Washington has blamed Iran-backed paramilitary groups for increasingly regular rocketing and shelling of bases hosting US forces in Iraq and of the area … Read More


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Two rockets fall inside Baghdad’s Green Zone

01 January, 2020 8:00 am 8:00 am

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Two rockets fell on Wednesday inside Baghdad’s heavily fortified Green Zone, which houses government buildings and foreign missions, but caused no casualties, the Iraqi military said. Sirens were sounding inside the Green Zone. Police sources told Reuters at least one of the rockets fell 100 metres (yards) from the US Embassy. “Two … Read More


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US embassy in Baghdad evacuated as protesters denounce air strikes

12 December, 2019 4:18 pm 4:18 pm

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – The US ambassador to Iraq and other staff were evacuated from their embassy in Baghdad for their safety on Tuesday, Iraqi officials said, as thousands of protesters and militia fighters outside the gate denounced US air strikes in Iraq. On Sunday, US planes had attacked bases belonging to an Iranian-backed militia, a … Read More


Four, killed, 48, wounded, Baghdad, protests

At least four killed and 48 wounded in Baghdad protests

11 November, 2019 5:28 pm 5:28 pm

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Four people were killed and 48 wounded early on Thursday when Iraqi security forces shot live fire and tear gas canisters at protesters near two key bridges in Baghdad, security and medical sources said. The cause of death was live fire and tear gas canisters aimed directly at the head, the sources … Read More


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Violent protests: Iraqi PM announces cabinet reshuffle, 3-day mourning

10 October, 2019 3:12 am 3:12 am

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi on Wednesday announced a cabinet reshuffle, declared three days of national mourning and said those who shot protesters would be punished as he sought to quell anti-government unrest that has roiled Iraq for days. Authorities fear that violence, which has killed more than 110 people, mostly … Read More


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Deadly clashes break out again in Iraq, 11 killed in capital

10 October, 2019 10:20 am 10:20 am

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Clashes between police and protesters killed 11 people in Baghdad on Saturday in a new flare-up of anti-government unrest, as security forces deployed in their hundreds to keep demonstrations away from central squares in the Iraqi capital. Police and medical sources reported the casualties after days of violence around anti-government protests, bringing … Read More


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Iraqi authorities lift Baghdad curfew as death toll rises to 72 in days of ...

10 October, 2019 12:09 pm 12:09 pm

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraqi authorities lifted a days-long curfew in Baghdad on Saturday that anti-government protesters had defied, as the toll from four days of violent unrest rose to 72 killed and hundreds injured. Traffic ran as normal through the Iraqi capital and streets and main squares were otherwise quiet. Concrete barriers blocked off areas … Read More


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Seven killed in blast at Baghdad mosque

06 June, 2019 5:01 pm 5:01 pm

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – A bomb blast killed seven people at a Muslim mosque in eastern Baghdad on Friday and wounded more than 20, police sources said. The explosion took place in the Baladiyat neighborhood. A senior police source said that either a suicide belt or improvised explosive device had been used in the attack, for … Read More


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At Baghdad workshop, search for Iraq’s looted artifacts gets serious

01 January, 2019 10:59 pm 10:59 pm

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Before Islamic State militants were dislodged from Iraq in 2017, they stole thousands of ancient artifacts. Most are still missing, and an international team of archaeologists is turning detective to recover as many as possible. In 2014 and 2015, during its occupation of most of the country, the militant raided and wrecked … Read More


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White House asked for options to strike Iran

01 January, 2019 10:55 am 10:55 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House’s national security team last fall asked the Pentagon to provide it with options for striking Iran after a group of militants aligned with Tehran fired mortars into an area in Baghdad that is home to the US Embassy, a source familiar with the matter said on Sunday. The source … Read More


Ghaus-ul-Azam Hazrat Shaykh Abdul Qadir Jilani’s Urs continues in Baghdad

12 December, 2018 11:41 am 11:41 am

BAGHDAD (92 News) – Urs celebrations of Ghaus-ul-Azam Hazrat Shaykh Abdul Qadir Jilani are underway in Baghdad. Hundreds of thousands devotees from Pakistan, India, Afghanistan and Arab countries, are present in Baghdad to pay respect to the great pious figure. Shaykh Syed Khalid Abdul Qadir Mansoor Al Jilani, custodian to the shrine of Ghaus-ul-Azam Hazrat … Read More


Urs preparations for Hazrat Sheikh Abdul Qadir Jilani begin in Baghdad

12 December, 2018 9:10 pm 9:10 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – The Urs preparations for Hazrat Sheikh Abdul Qadir Jilani has been begun in Baghdad on Sunday. As per details, thousands of people throng the shrine of Harzat Sheikh Abdul Qadir Jilani (RA) situated at in Baghdad as the Urs celebrations. A large number of visitors are arriving in Baghdad to participate … Read More