Health & Science
Turkey sends 87-trucks full of aid supplies to Iraq
PNA - Turkish agencies have sent 87-truck convoy of humanitarian aid to violence-hit Iraq over the last 45 days, according to information from Turkey's Prime Ministry public diplomacy office.
Mosul inhabitants forming anti-ISIS groups: governor
PNA - Other Sunni insurgent groups reluctant to join fight against ISIS, say they are focused on battling Maliki’s forces
Jihadist-held Mosul force Christians to flee
PNA - Iraq's second-biggest city has been cleared of Christians, an Iraqi official says, as Mosul's final Christian families, facing an ultimatum from Islamist militants at home, fled to the autonomous region of Kurdistan.
Iraq parliament elects Salim Jabouri as speaker
PNA - The Iraqi parliament named moderate Islamist Sunni politician Salim al-Jabouri as new speaker on Tuesday, winning an absolute majority of votes from deputies.
HRW: Iraqi Forces Execute 255 Prisoners
PNA - A global human rights group is accusing Iraqi security forces and militias associated with the government of unlawfully executing at least 255 prisoners in the last month.
Iraqi parliament delays next session until August
PNA - With political leaders deadlocked, Iraq’s parliament postponed on Monday its next session until mid-August, delaying the formation of a new government for weeks.
Chaldean Patriarch Sako Appeals for Missing Iraq Nuns
PNA - Iraq's most senior Christian leader appealed Saturday for the release of two nuns and three orphans who have been missing for several days in militant-held areas of northern Nineveh province .
Maliki To Run For A Third Term In Iraq
PNA - Iraq's Nouri al-Maliki vowed on Friday not to abandon his bid for another term as prime minister and pledged to stay on until the Sunni militants who have overrun much of the country are defeated.
Islamic State releases video of Baghdadi in Mosul
PNA - The Islamic State on Saturday released a video of what it said was its leader, Abu Bakr al Baghdadi, leading Friday prayers in one of Mosul’s oldest mosques.
Up to 45 killed in Shia clashes in Iraqi holy city of Karbala
PNA - Up to 45 people have been killed in clashes between Iraqi security forces and followers of a radical cleric in the holy Shia city of Karbala, signalling divisions among Shia factions as a Sunni insurgency rages.
Iraq PM offers amnesty to ISIL Militants
PNA - Iraq's Maliki offers a general amnesty to militants in a bid to split broad alliances that captured large chunks of five provinces.
Unrest in Iraq could delay delivery of US F-16s
PNA - Violence in Iraq could delay the delivery of American F-16 fighter jets to the Baghdad government after contractors had to be evacuated from a key air base, the Pentagon said Monday.
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