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…
The Turkish shelling targeted yesterday evening a number of villages in the province of Dohuk leading to the displacement of many families to safer areas.   News agencies quoted witnesses as saying: "The Turkish artillery shelled last night the villages of Berwari, Bala and Kestah in the district of Amadiyah…
Subject of Initiative, the "Inclusive Iraq" Scheme: Based on the current facts, it is within the perception held by the AMSI that the current stage is in dire need for a (certain) format of a joint Iraqi action based on clarity which allows for combining between joint views, orientations and…
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