Erbil

Type: City
Name: Erbil
Country: Iraq
Latitude: 36.189999
Longitude: 44.02
population: 932,854
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Violence Spikes Anew In Iraq, As Islamic State Looks To Expand

Bloodshed is escalating in Baghdad as the militant group known as the Islamic State seeks to expand its territory in Iraq. NPR's Eric Westervelt talks to reporter Alice Fordham in Erbil about life under the rule of the radical Islamic group. ... [Published NPR - 13 hours ago]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 2 reports

Mosul inhabitants forming anti-ISIS groups: governor

Nineveh Governor Atheel Al-Nujaifi. (Asharq Al-Awsat) Erbil, Asharq Al-Awsat—Local militias are forming to battle militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in and around Mosul, according to the region’s governor. In a statement to ... [Published ASHARQ AL-AWSAT ( english) - 23 hours ago]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Iraqis protest over Islamic State persecution

Scores of Iraqis have marched to the UN headquarters in Erbil, demanding action against the persecution of minorities by the Islamic State group.The Sunni rebels last week ordered Christians in Mosul to pay a tax, convert, leave the city or face exec ... [Published Al Jazeera - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Speaker of the Parliament will visit Erbil tomorrow to get acquainted with the conditions of the displaced people of Nineveh

Erbil / NINA / An informed source announced on Saturday that the House Speaker Salim al-Jubouri will visit Erbil tomorrow to get acquainted with the conditions of the displaced people of Nineveh province.A source told the National Iraqi News Agency / ... [Published National Iraq News Agency - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

KF provides 8,000 Iftar meals in Mali

BAMAKO: The Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation (KF) has implemented the Iftar Project in Mali by distributing 4,000 Iftar meals and food parcels to the underprivileged families in the first half of Ramadan in a number of areas in Bamako, the capital ... [Published The Gulf Today - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Iraq: IRAQ IDP Crisis Situation Report No. 4 (19-26 July 2014)

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian AffairsCountry: Iraq Highlights Attacks on civilian infrastructure, including hospitals and water networks, continue. Hundreds of families fled Mosul after receiving ultimatums. Access to ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Khalifa Foundation distributes Ramadan baskets in Kurdistan of Iraq

Home News Article JJul 26 2014 ERBIL, 26th July, 2014 (WAM)--The Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation has distributed the Ramadan baskets to the special needs people in Kurdistan region of Iraq.Supervised over by the UAE Consulate General in Kurdistan, ... [Published Zawya.com - Jul 26 2014]
Entities: Ramadan, Iraq, Erbil
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Patriarch decries 'mass cleansing' of Mosul by 'a bed of criminals'

A protester carries a cross during a July 24 demonstration in Irbil, Iraq, against militants of the Islamic State. Hundreds of Iraqi Christians marched to the United Nations office in Irbil , calling for help for families who fled in the face of threats ... [Published Boston Pilot - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Nineveh governor forms local brigades to counter ISIL

IRBIL, July 26 (KUNA) -- Governor of Nineveh Athil Al-Najafi announced Saturday the formation of local brigades in an effort to fight the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) presence in the city of Mosul.Al-Najafi said in a statement that contacts ... [Published Kuwait News Agency - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 10 reports

I Was an ISIS Hostage: A Kerala Nurse's Iraq Diary

(Neenu Jose, 24, is among the nurses from Kerala who was held hostage in Iraq by ISIS.  She returned home to Idukki  on July 5th.)I left for Iraq on February 17, 2014. I had paid Rs. 1.6 lakh to an agency in Delhi that promised a job in Iraq. I went to ... [Published NDTV - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 5 reports

Ban Ki-moon visits Iraq's Kurdistan Region

After meeting with top Iraqi officials in Baghdad, UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon arrived in Iraqi Kurdistan to hold talks with Kurdish officials. The UN Secretary General’s visit is aimed at discussing the latest developments in Iraq; including the ... [Published Press tv - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 2 reports

ISIL Be Damned. Iraqi Kurds Still Love America

Photos by the author.  The shop owner said that the guitar is crappy, “but it is the only one with an American flag.”Teetering on the edge of seceding from Iraq, Iraqi-Kurdistan still loves America. No, not the idea of chasing the American Dream. The ... [Published Vice Magazine US - Jul 24 2014]

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"Against the backdrop of areas with increasingly volatile political situations, such as Ukraine and Gaza, we as an industry must act now to create a system of approval that guarantees safe air passage for all commercial airlines."
...ground in Iraq describe scenes of dead bodies on the street, innocent people caught in cross-fire, explosions rocking the streets and charred cars, "We are deeply concerned for public safety as conflicts continue to intensify. Humanitarian access must be a priority for both groups as hundreds of thousands of civilians start to flee."
Lt. Muhammad Amin Muhammad of the Spilk Peshmerga Command said, "We know that one of the five Peshmerga fighters was martyred, but we don't know whether the other four were also martyred or taken as prisoners by ISIS militants."

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Back to Iraq's Future - A Constructive Partners... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 26 2014]
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Call from Iraqi Christians: “Obama, Obama, Wher... [Published Breitbart Feed - 20 hours ago]
Several hundred people gathered in front of the White House on Saturday, chanting, “Obama, Obama, where are you? Iraqi Christians call for you!”   Iraqi Christians held demonstrations in a number of cities on Saturday, including Washington, Paris, ...
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Iraq: IRAQ IDP Crisis Situation Report No. 4 (1... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 26 2014]
Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian AffairsCountry: Iraq Highlights Attacks on civilian infrastructure, including hospitals and water networks, continue. Hundreds of families fled Mosul after receiving ultimatums. Access to ...
Cihan News Agency Diary – Cihan News Agency [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Jul 26 2014]
ISTANBUL – 26.07.2014 10:56:14 Cihan News Agency Diary GMT: 09:00 Cihan News Agency latest on Saturday July 26, 2014 Here are the main Video News items Cihan News Agency aims to cover today TOP NEWS EXPECTED DETAINED POLICEMEN: More than 100 police ...
Iraqis protest over Islamic State persecution [Published Al Jazeera - YouTube - Jul 25 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8JPj_1ypwHA&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;Iraqis protest over Islamic State persecution Scores of Iraqis have marched to the UN headquarters in Erbil, ...
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