Quake hits Iran-Iraq border region

Quake hits Iran-Iraq border region

A tremor shook Kermanshah province in western Iran near Iraq's border Monday, causing panic a month after a major quake killed hundreds of people there, state media and officials said. Two hours after the tremor the state broadcaster, quoting the head of the crisis management cell in Kermanshah province, said there were no reports of […] ...
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Iraq in new push against IS holdouts as prime minister eyes victory

Iraq in new push against IS holdouts as prime minister eyes victory

Iraqi forces announced a new drive against holdout Islamic State group fighters in the western desert on Friday as Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi looks to proclaim victory over the jihadists. ...
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Iraqi Shiites slam calls to disband militia group after IS fight

Iraqi Shiites slam calls to disband militia group after IS fight

Iraqi officials have blasted calls to disband a Shiite-dominated militia coalition that has been key in battling the Islamic State group, after French President Emmanuel Macron said it should disarm. ...
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Iraq face tough battle against IS desert hideouts

Iraq face tough battle against IS desert hideouts

Iraqi forces said Monday they face a tough battle against the Islamic State group in deep gorges and other natural hideouts in the western desert along the Syrian border, their last bastion in Iraq. ...
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Earthquake: Buhari commiserates with Iran, Iraq

Earthquake: Buhari commiserates with Iran, Iraq

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday commiserated with President Hassan Rouhani and the people of the Islamic Republic of Iran over the devastating... Read » Earthquake: Buhari commiserates with Iran, Iraq on YNaija ...
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Iran pledges swift aid after major quake kills 400

Iran pledges swift aid after major quake kills 400

Iranian authorities scrambled on Tuesday to bring help to thousands of people left homeless by a major quake that killed more than 400 people. ...
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328 killed in Iran-Iraq earthquake

328 killed in Iran-Iraq earthquake

At least 328 people have reportedly been killed in a 7.3 magnitude earthquake that rocked Iranian and Iraqi border on Sunday night. Iran’s semi-official Isna news agency raised the death The post 328 killed in Iran-Iraq earthquake appeared first on TheCable....
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Iran hunts for survivors as quake kills 300 near Iraq border

Iran hunts for survivors as quake kills 300 near Iraq border

Iranian rescue workers dug through rubble in a hunt for survivors on Monday after a major earthquake struck the Iran-Iraq border, killing more than 300 and injuring thousands. ...
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Oil price now $57.8 over fears of new Iran sanctions, Iraq conflict

Oil price now $57.8 over fears of new Iran sanctions, Iraq conflict

Oil markets jumped on Monday on concerns over potential renewed U.S. sanctions against Iran as well as conflict in Iraq. An explosion at a U.S. oil rig and reduced exploration activity also supported prices there. Brent crude futures, the international benchma...
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Iraq troops in armed standoff with Kurd forces

Iraq troops in armed standoff with Kurd forces

Thousands of Iraqi troops were locked in an armed standoff with Kurdish forces in the disputed oil province of Kirkuk on Saturday as Washington scrambled to avert fighting between the key allies in the war against the Islamic State group. ...
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