German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday that Germany will continue to support Iraq in the ongoing fight against the Daesh terrorist group. "The IS remains a threat to the region, and of course beyond," she said.
Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami voiced Tehran’s willingness to forge a strategic partnership with neighboring Iraq and turn bilateral ties into a “successful model for cooperation.”
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif underscored a confession by US President Donald Trump that the Islamic Republic hates the Daesh terrorist group, and that the presence of American forces in Syria was for plundering the Arab country's oil resources.
More than two years after the defeat of Daesh in Iraq, some children in areas formerly controlled by the terrorist group still cannot access school or get the necessary documentation required for enrollment, a UN report finds.
Turkish police have detained at least 94 people suspected of having ties to the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group amid nationwide raids aimed at preventing potential acts of terror ahead of New Year’s celebrations.
The Popular Mobilization Units (PMU), better known by their Arabic name Hashd al-Sha’abi, says it has fought off an attack by the Daesh terrorist group against an area south of the Iraqi city of Samarra.
The Iraqi Foreign Ministry says a group of more than one hundred Turkish children, whose parents are being held in the Arab country for membership in the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group, are going to be repatriated from Baghdad later this month.