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 2018-10-20 11:59 

MehrNews.com

Basra-Khorramshahr marine line ready to carry Arbaeen Pilgrims...

Ahvaz, Oct. 20 (MNA) Basra-Khorramshahr marine passenger line is now ready to carry pilgrims departing from Khuzestan province to the holy city of Karbala on the occasion of Arbaeen (marks forty days after the Day of Ashura, the day Imam Hussein (AS) was ...

 2018-10-18 07:20 

Gulf Daily News

Temporary ban on food imports from Iraq recommended...

Kuwait City: The Public Authority for Food and Nutrition (PAFN) recommended a temporary ban on all food imports from Iraq due to rising cholera cases which resulted from polluted water in the governorate of Basra....

 2018-10-15 06:09 

Sputnik International

Number of Water Poisoning Cases in Iraqi Basra Rises to 111,000 - Reports...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The number of people poisoned by polluted drinking water in the Iraqi southern Basra province has reached 111,000, media reported citing a statement by UN Iraqi envoy Mehdi Tamimi....

 2018-10-12 13:24 

Christianity Today

One more wave of persecution could end Christianity in Iraq for good...

'If this is not genocide, then what is genocide?'said the Chaldean Catholic Archbishop of Basra...

 2018-10-11 16:05 

RT.com

Turkey to reopen consulates in Iraq's Basra, Mosul FM...
 2018-10-11 15:32 

Washington Post

Turkey to reopen its consulates in Iraq's Basra and Mosul...

Turkey's foreign minister says his country will reopen its consulates in the Iraqi cities of Basra and Mosul and pursue deeper economic and commercial ties with its neighbor...

 2018-10-11 15:31 

The Daily Mail

Turkey to reopen its consulates in Iraq's Basra and Mosul...

BAGHDAD (AP) - Turkey's foreign minister says his country will reopen its consulates in the Iraqi cities of Basra and Mosul and pursue deeper economic and......

 2018-10-11 15:30 

KVOA

Turkey to reopen its consulates in Iraq's Basra and Mosul...

BAGHDAD (AP) — Turkey's foreign minister says his country will reopen its consulates in the Iraqi cities of Basra and Mosul and pursue deeper economic and commercial ties with its neighbor. Mevlut Cavusoglu visited Iraq on Thursday to meet with ...

 2018-10-11 15:30 

Washington Times

Turkey to reopen its consulates in Iraq's Basra and Mosul...

BAGHDAD (AP) - Turkey's foreign minister says his country will reopen its consulates in the Iraqi cities of Basra and Mosul and pursue deeper economic and commercial ties with its neighbor. Mevlut Cavusoglu visited Iraq on Thursday to meet with newly ...

 2018-10-11 04:00 

Taiwan News

Turkey to reopen its consulates in Iraq's Basra and Mosul...

Turkey to reopen its consulates in Iraq's Basra and Mosul...

 2018-10-10 17:00 

OilPrice.com

Iraqi Oil Company Plans Major Production Hike...

Basra Oil Company, which accounts for the bulk of Iraq's crude oil production, plans to increase its production to 5 million bpd from the current 3.2 million bpd by 2025...

 2018-10-10 10:25 

Al Jazeera

Basra unrest tops new Iraqi government agenda...

Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi and Iraq's new government face major challenges to pacify angry residents in the oil-rich south....

 2018-10-08 16:00 

The Times

'None of them care about Iraq — only about power and what they can steal'...

When the southern Iraqi city of Basra was declared "Iraq's economic capital" last year, residents of the miles of shanty towns and breeze-block hovels that sit above the country's largest oil field......

 2018-10-08 04:00 

Antiwar.com

Basra Activists Among Eight Killed in Iraq...

Two Basra activists were among eight people killed. The post Basra Activists Among Eight Killed in Iraq appeared first on Antiwar.com Original ....

 2018-10-06 02:34 

Antiwar.com

Number of Basra Water Cases Climbs Above 100,000: Four Killed in Iraq...

The number of people sickened by Basra's water supply has reached 102,000 according to a UN commissioner. The post Number of Basra Water Cases Climbs Above 100,000: Four Killed in Iraq appeared first on Antiwar.com Original ....

 2018-10-05 19:07 

WTHI

[ Terre Haute ]

EU envoy to Iraq becomes sick after drinking water in Basra...

The European Union's ambassador to Iraq had to cancel several meetings with Iraqi officials......

 2018-10-05 03:59 

Antiwar.com

Basra Water Sickens EU Envoy; 14 Killed in Iraq...

The EU reported feeling ill due to contaminated water in Basra. The post Basra Water Sickens EU Envoy; 14 Killed in Iraq appeared first on Antiwar.com Original ....

 2018-10-04 19:47 

The Daily Mail

EU's Iraq envoy struck down by Basra's dirty water...

The European Union's ambassador to Iraq said Thursday he had become sick in the city of Basra from polluted water, which has seen tens of thousands of......

 2018-10-04 09:16 

Press TV

Iraq officially rejects US claim of Iran role in Basra violence...

Iraq's Foreign Ministry dismisses accusations by the United States that Iran is to blame for recent violence — including through alleged militant groups — in the southern Iraqi city of Basra....

 2018-10-03 21:53 

Kuwait News Agency

Pompeo blames Iran for attacks on US missions in Iraq...

WASHINGTON, Oct 3 (KUNA) -- US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo blamed Iran for the attacks against the US mission in Basra and the Embassy in Baghdad, saying "our intelligence in this regard is solid."Pompeo said in remarks to reporters "Iran i...

 2018-10-03 18:54 

Washington Times

Iraqi official says U.S. wrong to blame Iran for rocket attacks on American consulate...

A top Iraqi diplomat pushed back Wednesday against the Trump administration's assertion that Iran-backed militants have been responsible for attacks on the U.S. consulate in southern Iraq, saying recent insecurity in the city of Basra was caused purel...

 2018-10-03 11:29 

CTV News

Deaths of Instagram model, other women shock Iraq...

The death of Instagram model Tara Fares followed the slaying of a female activist in the southern city of Basra and the mysterious deaths of two well-known beauty experts, shocking Iraq and raising fears of a return to the kind of attacks on prominent fig...

 2018-10-02 16:25 

Business Insider

An Iraqi Instagram star who was shot dead on the streets of Baghdad is one of a string of similar deaths...

Instagram star Tara Fares was shot dead on Thursday in Iraq's capital, Baghdad. Her death followed three other prominent, liberal Iraqi women to have died in recent months. Human rights activist Suad al-Ali was shot dead in Basra on September 2, and i...

 2018-10-01 15:13 

Washington Examiner

Iran-backed terrorism more likely if Mike Pompeo closes Basra consulate...

On Sept. 28, the State Department announced that it would close the U.S. consulate in Basra, Iraq, in the face of alleged Iranian attacks. In a statement the same day, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declared:...

 2018-10-01 09:12 

The Independent

Boiling Basra: Residents afraid of their taps as Iraq's water crisis threatens to destabilise the region...

Toxic water in Iraq's oil-rich but water-poor south has hospitalised more than 90,000 people and sparked a wave of unrest. In the first in a new series, Water Wars, Bel Trew reports...

 2018-10-01 07:18 

Press TV

Basra governor says closure of US consulate 'political' decision...

The governor of Basra says a US decision to close its consulate in Iraq's Basra is politically-motivated....

 2018-10-01 01:17 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Iran foreign minister blasts Trump officials over consulate closure...

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif Sunday denied that his country was responsible for increased threats against a U.S. consulate in the Iraqi city of Basra....

 2018-09-30 19:27 

The Strait Times

Iran foreign minister blasts Trump officials over consulate closure...

(REUTERS) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Sunday (Sept 30) denied that his country was responsible for increased threats against a US consulate in the Iraqi city of Basra.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-30 18:58 

Reuters Africa

Iran foreign minister blasts Trump officials over consulate closure...

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Sunday denied that his country was responsible for increased threats against a U.S. consulate in the Iraqi city of Basra....

 2018-09-30 18:25 

One America News Network

Iran foreign minister blasts Trump officials over consulate closure...

By Jan Wolfe - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Sunday denied that his country was responsible for increased threats against a U.S. consulate in the Iraqi city of Basra. The post Iran foreign minister blasts Trump officials over consulate ...

 2018-09-30 18:22 

Reuters Canada

Iran foreign minister blasts Trump officials over consulate closure...

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Sunday denied that his country was responsible for increased threats against a U.S. consulate in the Iraqi city of Basra....

 2018-09-30 18:22 

Reuters

Iran foreign minister blasts Trump officials over consulate closure...

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Sunday denied that his country was responsible for increased threats against a U.S. consulate in the Iraqi city of Basra.'...

 2018-09-30 16:05 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Closing US consulate aims at destabilizing Basra: local official...

Baghdad, Sept 30, IRNA The failure of US consulate's plan to destabilize Basra with squeezing mercenaries into the recent peaceful protests has made them make a new plan to destabilize the province, said a Basra city council member....

 2018-09-30 10:06 

ISNA

Iran rejects US accusations, justifications for closing Basra consulate...

Tehran (ISNA) - Iran's Foreign Ministry has condemned and dismissed allegations made by Washington for shutting down the US consulate in the Iraqi city of Basra, saying that the Americans' remarks are unjustified, unnecessary and clearly part of a...

 2018-09-30 10:02 

BBC

[ UK ]

Cardiff doctor helps Iraqis hit by Basra water crisis illness...

Dr Laith Al-Rubaiy faces a daunting task in Basra as polluted water has led to a public health crisis....

 2018-09-30 08:00 

Yomiuri Shimbun

[ the-japan-news.com ]

U.S. pulls diplomats from Basra over threats...

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) — The United States announced on Friday it will effectively close its consulate in the Iraqi city of Basra and relocate diplomatic personnel assigned there following increasing threats from Iran and Iran-backed militia,...

 2018-09-30 07:42 

The Quint

Former Miss Baghdad Tara Fares Shot Dead, Govt Orders Probe...

Just two days before Feras was shot at, a female human rights activist was killed in Basra, Iraq....

 2018-09-30 07:20 

Kuwait Times

US shuts consulate in Iraq's Basra...

WASHINGTON: The United States announced yesterday it will effectively close its consulate in the Iraqi city of Basra and relocate diplomatic personnel assigned there following increasing threats from Iran and Iran-backed militia, including rocket fire. Th...

 2018-09-29 22:24 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran: US lacking justification to close Basra consulate...

Tehran, Sept 29, IRNA Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qasemi said on Saturday that the recent allegations and accusations leveled by the US on closures of Bara consulate sounds irrational and unreasonable....

 2018-09-29 21:53 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

U.S. pulls diplomats from Iraqi city, citing threats from Iran...

The United States announced on Friday it will effectively close its consulate in the Iraqi city of Basra and relocate diplomatic personnel assigned there following increasing threats from Iran and Iran-backed militia, including rocket fire....

 2018-09-29 19:38 

WSHU

U.S. Closes Consulate In Basra, Citing Iran-Backed Violence...

The State Department is temporarily closing the U.S. consulate in the southern Iraqi city of Basra and evacuating all diplomats stationed there, following a rocket attack early Friday morning. Although there were no casualties, concerns back in Washington...

 2018-09-29 19:34 

NPR

U.S. Closes Consulate In Basra, Citing Iran-Backed Violence...

The State Department is temporarily closing the U.S. consulate in the southern Iraqi city and evacuating all diplomats stationed there, following a rocket attack early Friday morning....

 2018-09-29 19:31 

Ynetnews

US pulls diplomats from Iraqi city, citing threats from Iran...

The United States announced on Friday it will effectively close its consulate in the Iraqi city of Basra and relocate diplomatic personnel assigned there following increasing threats from Iran and Iran-backed militia, including rocket fire. The decision a...

 2018-09-29 18:48 

Al Jazeera

Iraq 'regrets' closure of US consulate, Iran rejects 'propaganda'...

US on Friday said it will close its consulate in Basra following threats from Iran and Iran-backed groups....

 2018-09-29 17:44 

NY Post

US pulls diplomats from Iraqi city after threats from Iran...

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK The United States announced on Friday it will effectively close its consulate in the Iraqi city of Basra and relocate diplomatic personnel assigned there following increasing threats from Iran and Iran-backed militia, including rocket ...

 2018-09-29 16:24 

Press TV

Iran rejects US justifications for closing consulate in Iraq's Basra...

Iran rejects Washington's justifications for closing its consulate in the Iraqi city of Basra....

 2018-09-29 16:19 

Press TV

Relocating diplomats indicates US 'messed up' in Iraq...

"Messed up" policies in Iraq forced the US to close and evacuate its consulate in Basra in southern Iraq, a former Pentagon official says....

 2018-09-29 16:01 

MehrNews.com

Iran rejects US accusations, justifications for closing Basra consulate...

TEHRAN, Sep. 29 (MNA) Iran's foreign ministry has condemned and dismissed allegations made by Washington for shutting down the US consulate in the Iraqi city of Basra, saying that the Americans' remarks are unjustified, unnecessary and clearly par...

 2018-09-29 15:15 

ThinkProgress

U.S. to close consulate in Basra, ratcheting up pressure on Iran...

The State Department has announced that it will close the U.S. consulate in the restive city of Basra, relocating its personal elsewhere in Iraq after heightened security threats in the city resulting from recent anti-corruption protests and attacks there...

 2018-09-29 15:08 

The Nation

[ Pakistan ]

US pulls diplomats from Iraqi city, citing threats from Iran...

The United States announced on Friday it will effectively close its consulate in the Iraqi city of Basra and relocate diplomatic personnel assigned there following...

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