Saturday, 31 October 2015 15:28

Heavy rain Kills Eight People in Najaf

Eight people from the same family died as their house collapsed on Saturday morning due to heavy rain, that spreaded major flood, southern of the provincial capital city of Najaf.   A security source in the governorate said that a house in the Ansar neighborhood southern the city of Najaf,…
(Reuters) - Iran considered pursuing a nuclear deterrent when it began its nuclear program in the 1980s, during an eight-year war with Iraq, a former president has been quoted as saying.   Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani's comments comes at a sensitive moment, as Iran implements an agreement reached with world…
US War Secretary, Ashton Carter said Tuesday that the U.S. will begin "direct action on the ground" against ISIS forces in Iraq and Syria, aiming to intensify pressure on the militants as progress against them remains elusive.   "We won't hold back from supporting capable partners in opportunistic attacks against…
The number of cholera cases in Iraq has risen to more than 1,800, including six deaths, as the epidemic spread to the northern autonomous Kurdish region, health officials admitted Tuesday.   The illness, which can lead to death by dehydration and kidney failure within hours if left untreated, was detected…
Police Directorate of the Chamchamal acknowledged that two prisoners were dead in the so-called (federal prison), northwest of the district, Sulaymaniyah province.   Government security sources confirmed, Saturday, the death of two detainees over the past week in Chamchamal prison, one of them born in 1988, and the other in…
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