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More than 300 sentenced to death in Iraq for Islamic State links

More than 300 sentenced to death in Iraq for Islamic State links

Since January, at least 97 foreign nationals have been condemned to death and 185 to life in prison, according to an Iraqi judicial source.

Apr 18, 2018, 17:26 PM IST
Government job is not like distribution of biscuits: VK Singh on Indians killed in Iraq

Government job is not like distribution of biscuits: VK Singh on Indians killed in Iraq

A special aircraft carrying the mortal remains of 38 Indians killed in Iraq arrived at the Amritsar International Airport on Monday.

Apr 02, 2018, 18:36 PM IST
Mortal remains of 38 Indians killed in Iraq arrives in India by special aircraft; relatives distraught

Mortal remains of 38 Indians killed in Iraq arrives in India by special aircraft; relatives distraught

Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh had left for Iraq on Sunday to bring back the mortal remains of the Indians. 

Apr 02, 2018, 15:56 PM IST
VK Singh leaves for Iraq on Sunday to get mortal remains of Indians killed by ISIS

VK Singh leaves for Iraq on Sunday to get mortal remains of Indians killed by ISIS

Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh on Sunday morning confirmed that he is leaving for Iraq to bring back the mortal remains of 39 Indians who were killed by terrorist group ISIS in Mosul. The former Army chief said that the families of the deceased have been informed about how the mortal remains would be handed over to them.

Apr 01, 2018, 09:13 AM IST
VK Singh blasts Congress for playing politics over 39 Indians murdered in Iraq

VK Singh blasts Congress for playing politics over 39 Indians murdered in Iraq

MoS VK Singh has slammed Congress and other opposition parties for doing politics on Indians murdered in Iraq. 

Mar 30, 2018, 20:48 PM IST
VK Singh to go to Iraq to bring mortal remains of 39 Indians on April 1

VK Singh to go to Iraq to bring mortal remains of 39 Indians on April 1

Sushma Swaraj had hailed the role of VK Singh in ascertaining the identity of the Indians who got killed in Iraq.

Mar 30, 2018, 10:14 AM IST
Families of men killed in Iraq threaten to protest if demands not met

Families of men killed in Iraq threaten to protest if demands not met

Several family members of the 39 killed in Mosul by Islamic State have said that they have not been contacted by the Indian government.

Mar 23, 2018, 23:20 PM IST
Congress moves privilege motion against Sushma Swaraj for 'misleading' Parliament over death of 39 Indians in Iraq

Congress moves privilege motion against Sushma Swaraj for 'misleading' Parliament over death of 39 Indians in Iraq

According to the motion, Sushma Swaraj and Minister of State for External Affairs General VK Singh (retd), "deliberately misled" the families of the 39 Indians killed in Mosul, on the floor of Parliament and outside.

Mar 23, 2018, 15:50 PM IST
Congress to push privilege notice against Sushma Swaraj for 'misleading' nation on Indians killed in Iraq

Congress to push privilege notice against Sushma Swaraj for 'misleading' nation on Indians killed in Iraq

The Congress has accused EAM Swaraj of misleading the nation over Indians killed in Iraq.

Mar 22, 2018, 13:55 PM IST
Caught lying on Iraq, govt inventing story on data theft, tweets Rahul Gandhi

Caught lying on Iraq, govt inventing story on data theft, tweets Rahul Gandhi

Rahul alleged that media networks bit the “bait”, making issue of death of 39 Indians in Iraq “vanish from radar”.

Mar 22, 2018, 10:52 AM IST
27 from Punjab, 6 from Bihar: Full list of 39 Indians killed in Iraq by ISIS

27 from Punjab, 6 from Bihar: Full list of 39 Indians killed in Iraq by ISIS

For verification of bodies, the DNA samples of their relatives were sent to Baghdad and four state governments - Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, West Bengal and Bihar - were involved in the process.

Mar 21, 2018, 10:50 AM IST
Distraught families of 39 Indians killed in Iraq demand DNA reports from government

Distraught families of 39 Indians killed in Iraq demand DNA reports from government

Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday told Parliament that all 39 Indians, abducted by the ISIS in Iraq nearly three years back, were killed and their bodies were recovered. 

Mar 21, 2018, 10:16 AM IST
39 missing Indians in Iraq dead: 20 revelations made by Sushma Swaraj

39 missing Indians in Iraq dead: 20 revelations made by Sushma Swaraj

EAM Swaraj said that the bodies of missing Indians were exhumed from a mass grave in Badush and their identities confirmed by DNA tests.

Mar 20, 2018, 14:15 PM IST
Govt told us for 4 years that they are alive, says relative of Indian killed in Iraq

Govt told us for 4 years that they are alive, says relative of Indian killed in Iraq

Ending all speculations about the fate of the 39 Indians who went missing in Iraq's Mosul since 2014, Swaraj declared them dead.

Mar 20, 2018, 13:34 PM IST
39 Indians missing in Iraq's Mosul since 2014 are dead: Sushma Swaraj

39 Indians missing in Iraq's Mosul since 2014 are dead: Sushma Swaraj

EAM Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday declared that 39 Indians, who were missing in Iraq's Mosul since 2014, are dead.

Mar 20, 2018, 11:18 AM IST
In Mosul, hundreds fear arrest for sharing names with jihadists

In Mosul, hundreds fear arrest for sharing names with jihadists

Since jihadists were pushed out of Mosul, Mohammed has not left his home. Although he never joined the Islamic State (IS) group, he shares a name with one of its fighters and fears arrests.

Mar 03, 2018, 11:21 AM IST
Pope pleads for migrants at Christmas mass

Pope pleads for migrants at Christmas mass

 Pope Francis in his Christmas eve mass Sunday urged the world`s 1.3 billion Catholics not to ignore the plight of migrants who are "driven from their land" because of leaders willing to shed "innocent blood".

Dec 25, 2017, 07:57 AM IST
Pope pleads for migrants at Christmas mass

Pope pleads for migrants at Christmas mass

 Pope Francis in his Christmas eve mass Sunday urged the world`s 1.3 billion Catholics not to ignore the plight of migrants who are "driven from their land" because of leaders willing to shed "innocent blood".

Dec 25, 2017, 07:57 AM IST
DNA testing of families of 39 missing Indians in Iraq done: Government

DNA testing of families of 39 missing Indians in Iraq done: Government

The government has been making all possible efforts to trace the 39 Indian workers missing in Iraq and currently it is trying to obtain proof of their being alive or dead, Sushma Swaraj said.

Dec 20, 2017, 17:56 PM IST