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सद्दाम हुसैन, जिसके खून से लिखी कुरान आज भी इराक की एक मस्जिद में रखी है

Tue, 12/29/2020 - 23:22

2006 में आज ही के दिन इराक के तानाशाह सद्दाम हुसैन को फांसी दे दी गई थी.सद्दाम पर अमेरिका ने रासायनिक हथियार बनाने का आरोप लगाया था.और न नष्ट करने पर इराकपर हमला कर दिया था.सद्दाम हुसैन 1979 से लेकर 2003 तक इराकके राष्ट्रपति रहे.इराकके कुर्द समुदाय के प्रति क्रूरता का रवैया रखने वाले सद्दाम को भारत का समर्थक माना जाता था.कहा जाता है की सद्दाम ने अपने पिता को कभी नहीं देखा था.उनके जन्म के 6 महीने पहले ही उनके पिता गायब हो गए और मां ने दूसरी शादी कर ली.सौतेले पिता के खराब बर्ताव से तंग आकर सद्दाम ने अपना घर छोड़ दिया.वो अपने मामा के घर रहे और उनकी बेटी से ही शादी की.वैसे सद्दाम ने कुल 3 शादिय

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Sushma should apologize to 39 bereaved families for 'misleading' them: Congress

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 23:55

New Delhi, March 20, The Congress on Tuesday demanded that External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj should apologise to families of the 39 Indians, killed in Iraq, for "misleading" them and giving "false hopes", and also demanded that the Narendra Modi government compensate them.

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Iraqi forces launch operation to clear IS remnants in Iraq

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 21:20

Baghdad, Dec 16 Iraqi security forces launched an operation on Saturday to hunt down remnants of Islamic State (IS) militants in the rugged rural areas in northern central Iraq, the Iraqi military said.

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Iran earthquake toll reaches 422, thousands spend night in open

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 10:34

Tehran, Nov 14, The death toll in the devastating 7.3-magnitude earthquake that struck Iran in a region bordering Iraq on Sunday, has reached 422 with thousands of Iranians spending a second night outdoors in near-freezing temperatures, the media reported on Tuesday.

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Iraq to hold parliamentary elections in May 2018

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 07:12

Baghdad, Nov 1, The Iraqi government has decided to hold the parliamentary elections on May 15, 2018, with a condition that parties which have armed wings will not participate in the polls.

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Missing Indians: V.K. Singh meets Iraqi Foreign Minister

Sun, 10/29/2017 - 18:26

New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) India's Minister of State for External Affairs V.K. Singh on Sunday met Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Eshaiker al-Jaafari in Baghdad, amid lack of any concrete information about fate of 39 Indians who went missing in Iraq three years ago.

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Iraq coach Chitheer dedicates first U-17 World Cup win to country

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 12:58

Kolkata, Oct 12, Iraq coach Qahtan Chitheer has dedicated the team's first win in a FIFA Under-17 World Cup to the people of the country, stating it was more of tactics that won them the battle against Chile in a Group F tie on Wednesday night.

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Iraq's Kurdish region forms new council to run ties with Baghdad

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 07:06

Erbil, Iraq, Oct 2 , A newly-formed council of Political Leadership of Kurdistan - Iraq on Sunday replaced the High Referendum Council for Kurdistan region after the latter ended its mission of holding referendum on independence of the semi-autonomous region of Kurdistan.

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US does not recognis Kurdistan independence referendum

Sat, 09/30/2017 - 07:22

Washington, Sep 30, The US announced on Friday that it did not recognize the outcome of the referendum on independence held by the Iraqi Kurdistan region on Monday, a vote that Baghdad and Washington opposed.

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UN says violence in Iraq killed 239 in July

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 22:16

Baghdad, Aug 1, Violence, terrorist acts and armed conflicts across Iraq killed a total of 239 civilians and left wounded 273 others in July, a UN mission said on Tuesday.

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Where are the missing Indians in Mosul? Iraqi Minister flip-flops

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 23:16

New Delhi, July 24, In a flip-flop, Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari said here on Monday that the 39 Indians missing in the city of Mosul since 2014 are considered alive, after having said earlier in the day his government was not 100 per cent sure about this.

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