Iraqi Shi'ite militia says DNA tests prove Saddam aide dead

0 vote(s)Comment

Báo Thanh Niên English 1 week(s) ago

Iraqi Shi'ite militia says DNA tests prove Saddam aide dead

An Iraqi Shi'ite militia group said on Sunday it had conducted DNA tests to prove the death of Ezzat al-Douri, former right-hand man to the late president Saddam Hussein, who after the 2003 U.S. invasion was ranked by Washington as the sixth most-wanted Iraqi.

Keywords: 

Islamic State shot and beheaded 30 Ethiopian Christians in Libya - video

0 vote(s)Comment

Báo Thanh Niên English 1 week(s) ago 2 related news

Islamic State shot and beheaded 30 Ethiopian Christians in Libya - video

A video purportedly made by Islamic State and posted on social media sites on Sunday appeared to show militants shooting and beheading about 30 Ethiopian Christians in Libya.

Keywords: 

Iraqi soldiers enter refinery amid Islamic State attacks

0 vote(s)Comment

Báo Dân Trí English 1 week(s) ago

Iraqi soldiers enter refinery amid Islamic State attacks

Iraqi soldiers surrounded and entered the country's biggest oil refinery Saturday, which has been besieged for days by Islamic State militants, a senior official said.

Keywords: 

Former Saddam aide al-Douri reported killed

0 vote(s)Comment

Báo Thanh Niên English 1 week(s) ago

The former right hand man to Iraq's Saddam Hussein is presumed killed in a military operation supported by photographs showing a man resembling Ezzat Ibrahim al-Douri -- though Baghdad has mistaken his death in the past.

Keywords: 

Factbox: Ezzat al-Douri, Saddam's loyal lieutenant, believed killed

0 vote(s)Comment

Báo Thanh Niên English 1 week(s) ago 1 related news

Factbox: Ezzat al-Douri, Saddam's loyal lieutenant, believed killed

A prominent former aide to the late Iraqi President Saddam Hussein and a leader of Iraqi insurgents, Ezzat Ibrahim al-Douri, has been killed by Iraqi forces and Shi'ite militias, the governor of Salahuddin province told al-Arabiya television.

Keywords: 

Saddam aide, Iraqi insurgent leader al-Douri reported killed

0 vote(s)Comment

Báo Thanh Niên English 1 week(s) ago 1 related news

Saddam aide, Iraqi insurgent leader al-Douri reported killed

Ezzat Ibrahim al-Douri, former right-hand man to late Iraqi President Saddam Hussein and a leader of Iraq's Sunni insurgency, has been reported killed by Iraqi forces and Shi'ite militias.

Keywords: 

Obama warns Iran its fighters in Iraq must answer to Baghdad

0 vote(s)Comment

Báo Thanh Niên English 1 week(s) ago

Obama warns Iran its fighters in Iraq must answer to Baghdad

U.S. President Barack Obama warned Iran on Tuesday that its fighters must respect Iraq's sovereignty and answer to the government in Baghdad in the battle against Islamic State militants.

Keywords: 

Blackwater guards sentenced for 2007 Baghdad killings

0 vote(s)Comment

Báo Thanh Niên English 1 week(s) ago 1 related news

A federal judge sentences four former Blackwater security guards to lengthy prison terms in the 2007 massacre of 14 unarmed Iraqis.

Keywords: 

Ex-Blackwater guards sentenced to prison in Baghdad killings

0 vote(s)Comment

Báo Thanh Niên English 1 week(s) ago 1 related news

Ex-Blackwater guards sentenced to prison in Baghdad killings

A former Blackwater security guard was sentenced to life in prison and three others got 30-year terms on Monday in the massacre of 14 unarmed Iraqi civilians at a Baghdad traffic circle in 2007, closing a case that had outraged Iraqis and inflamed anti-U.S. sentiment around the world.

Keywords: 

Tikrit in ruins after liberation from Islamic State group

0 vote(s)Comment

Báo Dân Trí English 3 week(s) ago

After a bitter, month-long battle, Iraqi forces backed by Shiite militiamen have driven the Islamic State (IS) group from Tikrit. But the city’s liberation has come at a heavy price, FRANCE 24's Anne-Sophie Le Mauff and Delano D'Souza report.

Keywords: 

Tikrit victory boosts Iraq fight to defeat IS

0 vote(s)Comment

VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago

Iraq has vowed to reclaim the entire country from jihadists after retaking Tikrit from the Islamic State group, as its forces fought to consolidate control of the city.

Keywords: 

UN chief Ban Ki-moon arrives in Baghdad for talks

0 vote(s)Comment

Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon arrived in Baghdad on Monday for talks with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and other top officials.

Keywords: 

Iraqi forces press ahead with Tikrit offensive

0 vote(s)Comment

Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

Iraqi military forces shell Islamic State positions in western Tikrit as Baghdad aims to re-take the city following its fall to militants last summer.

Keywords: 

US 'hijacking' victory in Iraq's Tikrit: militia groups

0 vote(s)Comment

Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

US 'hijacking' victory in Iraq's Tikrit: militia groups

Iraqi Shiite militias accused Washington Thursday of hijacking the operation to retake Tikrit, threatening a mass pullout even as regular government forces pressed a final assault.

Keywords: 

U.S.-led coalition, Iraqis pound Islamic State in Tikrit

0 vote(s)Comment

Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

U.S.-led coalition, Iraqis pound Islamic State in Tikrit

U.S.-led coalition warplanes launched their first airstrikes against Islamic State targets in Tikrit on Wednesday, officials said, coming off the sidelines to aid Iraqi forces fighting alongside Iran-backed Shi'ite militia on the ground.

Keywords: 

Top page