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7 July, 2018 7:54 AM Iran executes 8 over 2017 Islamic State attack on Tehran

Iran said today it executed eight people convicted in the 2017 Islamic State group attack on parliament and the shrine of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini in Tehran. The June 7, 2017 attack has so far been the only assault by the Sunni extremists inside of Shiite Iran, which has been deeply involved in the wars in Iraq and Syria where the militants once held vast territory 61

21 May, 2018 4:27 PM Sadr calls for ‘inclusive government’

Iraqi cleric Moqtada al-Sadr called for an “inclusive” government to be formed quickly, as he sounded out the heads of key Parliament factions over a coalition after his shock election win. Mr. Sadr’s ‘Marching Towards Reform’ alliance scooped 54 seats in an upset at May 12 polls to become the biggest bloc in Iraq’s 329-seat Parliament. In a bid to jump-start 70

2 April, 2018 8:17 PM Sidhu announces compensation, jobs to families of Indians killed in Iraq belonging to Punjab

AMRITSAR: Shortly after the mortal remains of 38 Indians killed in Iraq arrived at Amritsar, Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu on Monday announced a compensation of Rs 5 lakh and job for one person to be given per family. The cricketer-turned-politician also said that the current pension of Rs 20,000 given to each family will be continued 58

1 November, 2017 4:03 AM Iraq to hold parliamentary elections in May 2018

Baghdad: 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. A statement by Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi`s office said on Tuesday "the cabinet voted in favor of a decision of holding the parliamentary elections on May 15, 2018, and the federal 62

21 October, 2017 11:28 PM 39 Indians missing in Iraq alive, DNA test for kin routine procedure: Centre

The kin of 39 Indians, who went missing in Iraq's Mosul three years ago, have been told to undergo DNA tests. New Delhi: The Government of India has clarified that asking relatives of the 39 Indians who went missing in Mosul, Iraq, three years ago to undergo DNA tests is normal procedure to confirm identification. Both India and Iraq maintain that the 39 Indian 45

12 September, 2017 10:03 PM Iraq Parliament votes against Kurdistan referendum

Baghdad: The Iraqi House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to reject a poll on Kurdish regional independence. The Parliament urged Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi to take all measures needed to maintain unity of Iraq and to launch a serious dialogue between Baghdad and Kurdistan region to solve pending issues, Xinhua news agency cited the Iraq media 89

27 August, 2017 11:51 AM Sharad Yadav vows to form Grand Alliance at national level

PATNA: Rebel JD-U leader Sharad Yadav on Sunday pledged to form a 'Mahagathbandhan' (Grand Alliance) at the national level to defeat and oust the BJP-led NDA in the next general election. "Hindustan bhar mein Gathbandhan banega ab," Sharad Yadav roared to applause from the large gathering at a rally here organised by RJD chief and former Bihar Chief 35

11 August, 2017 5:55 AM Venkaiah Naidu will give us a tough time in Rajya Sabha, says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcomed Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu as the Chairman of Rajya Sabha for the first time on Friday. ''He is the first Vice President who was born in independent India. Venkaiah ji knows the working of Rajya Sabha very well, being in the house for so long, he has seen how the house work," said Modi. Adding further, Modi said, Venkaiah 22

28 July, 2017 1:10 AM Sushma Swaraj passes buck on missing Indians, claims survivor held back details

Denying allegations of misleading Parliament on the details of 39 missing Indians in Iraq who were in ISIS captivity, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said it was Harjit Masih — one of the survivors who claimed that all the other people with him were shot dead but he escaped — who did not provide all the details. "He wants to mislead us on how he came out (of ISIS captivity) 67

27 July, 2017 1:39 AM 39 missing Indians in Mosul, Iraq: In moving speech, Sushma Swaraj says will not give up; 6 sources have said they are alive

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj addressed Parliament today on the issue of the 39 Indians who went missing in Mosul, Iraq. Addressing the Lok Sabha today, Swaraj said that she had received “no proof that the missing Indians are dead.” Stating that “the missing Indians issue is serious”, Swaraj declared that she “will not give up” until she gets proof 79