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  • Pakistan helped Iraq in defeating IS, says Iraqi envoy

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan quietly helped Iraq in its fight against the militant Islamic State (IS) group, which reached a major milestone this week with the liberation of Mosul from the terrorist group’s control after three years of occupation...

    Pakistan was among a number of countries that supported Iraq in fighting the IS, also known by its Arabic acronym Daesh, said Ambassador of Iraq Ali Yasin Muhammad Karim at a press conference at...

  • Economic Coordination Committee to consider deregulating diesel price today

    In the case of HSD, the ministry proposed that “instead of revising (margins for dealers and OMCs) on the consumer price index (CPI) basis, it should be deregulated under the government’s policy of liberalisation and deregulation in a phased manner to encourage and support investment, which may lead to an increase in the oil storage capacity in the country by enhancing the days’ cover”...

  • ECC takes up fertiliser subsidy, gas price hike issues today

    ISLAMABAD: Amid criticism from the opposition PML-N, the Economic Coor­dination Committee (ECC) of the cabinet will take up for a decision on Monday (today) two of the most politically sensitive economic issues — subsidy for import and domestic production of fertiliser and 30 to 186 per cent increase in gas prices...

    Meeting to be chaired by Asad Umer likely to discuss only two summariesTherefore, more important to the decision-making...

  • Cabinet set to address medicine price hike issue today

    ISLAMABAD: With the PTI-led government coming under increasing public and political pressure to rein in sweeping price hike of medicines, the federal cabinet plans to take up the issue when it meets on Tuesday (today) and discuss ways by which they can dial down the prices...

    “We have decided to take up the matter of medicines in the meeting of the federal cabinet, scheduled on Tuesday [today], and hope there will be substantial...

  • Iraqi PM declares victory over Islamic State in Falluja

    FALLUJA: Iraqi forces on Friday entered the centre of Falluja, the Iraqi city longest held by the militant Islamic State, nearly four weeks after the start of a US-backed offensive that cleared out the tens of thousands of residents still there...

    Federal police raised the Iraqi state flag above the government building and continued pursuing insurgents, according to a military statement...

  • Ayaz Sadiq meets Iraqi prime minister

    ISLAMABAD: National Assembly Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq met Iraqi Prime Minister Dr Haider Al Ebadi in Baghdad on Tuesday and called for expanding cooperation between the two countries in various fields...

    According to a press release, Mr Ebadi praised the people of Pakistan for their unparalleled sacrifices in the war against terrorism...

  • Voice of Saddam: former Iraqi foreign minister Tareq Aziz dies

    NASIRIYAH: Tareq Aziz, who served as the voice of Saddam Hussein's regime, died in Iraqi hospital Friday aged 79 after many years of poor health as a convicted prisoner, a provincial official said...

    “Tareq Aziz died in Hussein Teaching Hospital in the city of Nasiriyah, where he was brought when his health deteriorated," said Adel Abdulhussein al-Dakhili, deputy governor of Dhi Qar province, where the former Iraqi foreign minister...

  • Iraqi forces close in on IS-held town west of Mosul

    Iraqi forces have made significant progress as they close in on Tal Afar, a town west of Mosul held by the banned Islamic State (IS), the US-led coalition said Monday...

    US Army Colonel Ryan Dillon, a coalition spokesman, told The Associated Press that Iraqi forces have retaken 250 square kilometres from the extremist group, though they have not yet pushed into the town itself...

  • Erdogan warns of ‘ethnic war’ risk over Iraqi Kurdish independence

    ANKARA: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday warned the Iraqi Kurdistan region against pushing for independence after holding a non-binding referendum, saying it risked sparking an “ethnic war” in the region...

    In his latest barrage of warnings to Iraqi Kurdish leader Massud Barzani, Erdogan even warned that his region risked going short on food and clothing if Turkish sanctions were applied...

  • Pressure grows on Iraqi Kurds to scrap independence vote

    It came ahead of a press conference on Saturday at which Iraqi Kurdish leader Massud Barzani is expected to announce whether the vote will go ahead as planned on Monday in the autonomous region...

    The commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards' foreign operations, Major General Qassem Soleimani, was in Iraqi Kurdistan's province of Sulaimaniyah on Friday and was to head to its capital Arbil, a high-ranking source in the province...

  • Iraqi forces retake the country's last IS-held town

    Iraqi forces backed by the United States-led coalition retook on Friday the last town in the country that was held by the militant Islamic State (IS) group, more than three years after the militants stormed nearly a third of Iraq's territory, the Defence Ministry said...

    In a statement released on Friday afternoon, Al-Abadi said Iraqi forces liberated Rawah in record time and were continuing operations to retake control of Iraq's...

  • Iraqi forces retake three IS-held districts

    TAL ABTA: Iraqi forces on Tuesday recaptured from the militant Islamic State group the first three districts of jihadist bastion Tal Afar as the Pentagon chief visited Baghdad in a show of support...

    Iraqi troops backed by a US-led international coalition routed IS in Mosul in July after a gruelling nine-month fight for Iraq’s second city...

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