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Iran executes 8 over 2017 Islamic State attack on Tehran

Iran executes 8 over 2017 Islamic State attack on Tehran

The judiciary's official Mizan news agency and semi-official news agencies in Iran acknowledged the executions Saturday, but did not say when they took place.

Jul 07, 2018, 11:51 AM IST
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
Sidhu announces compensation, jobs to families of Indians killed in Iraq belonging to Punjab

Sidhu announces compensation, jobs to families of Indians killed in Iraq belonging to Punjab

The cricketer-turned-politician also said that the current pension of Rs 20,000 given to each family will be continued.

Apr 02, 2018, 20:45 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 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
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
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
39 Indians' killing in Iraq: Subramanian Swamy suggests new formula for eliminating ISIS

39 Indians' killing in Iraq: Subramanian Swamy suggests new formula for eliminating ISIS

The BJP Rajya Sabha MP said that India should "bond" with the US and Israel to "hunt ISIS wherever they are".

Mar 21, 2018, 10:34 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
FIFA lifts three-decade ban on Iraq hosting international matches

FIFA lifts three-decade ban on Iraq hosting international matches

FIFA has lifted its three-decade ban on Iraq hosting international football, a move hailed by the country`s sports authorities on Saturday as a boost for its most popular game.

Mar 17, 2018, 17:29 PM IST
Naft Maysan goalkeeper Ahmad hides daughter's death, plays key role in important game

Naft Maysan goalkeeper Ahmad hides daughter's death, plays key role in important game

Ahmad, 21, said he asked his family not to spread the information as he was desperate to play in the match Thursday in order to show off his capabilities against giants Al-Shorta, a team owned by the interior ministry. 

Feb 18, 2018, 10:14 AM IST
India reassures aid for Iraq rebuilding process

India reassures aid for Iraq rebuilding process

India on Wednesday assured its commitment to help war-torn Iraq in its rebuilding process.

Feb 15, 2018, 00:57 AM IST
Almost 100% of territory regained from IS killers in Iraq and Syria: Donald Trump

Almost 100% of territory regained from IS killers in Iraq and Syria: Donald Trump

Trump on Friday claimed that the US-backed coalition forces had won back almost 100 percent of the territory occupied by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.

Jan 26, 2018, 21:13 PM IST
26 killed, 90 wounded in Baghdad twin suicide blast

26 killed, 90 wounded in Baghdad twin suicide blast

26 dead in double suicide attack in central Baghdad: security officials.

Jan 15, 2018, 11:28 AM IST
Iraq returning displaced civilians from camps to unsafe areas

Iraq returning displaced civilians from camps to unsafe areas

Iraqi security forces are forcibly returning civilians from refugee camps to unsafe areas in the predominantly Sunni Anbar province.

Jan 07, 2018, 15:24 PM 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
NIA registers case against 5 for ISIS links

NIA registers case against 5 for ISIS links

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has registered a case against five accused persons with suspected Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) links in Kochi.

Dec 17, 2017, 13:15 PM IST

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