• Iraqi
  • By AP, KIRKUK, Iraq - Police say a Christian man in a northern Iraqi city has been kidnapped and is being held for a $100000 ransom. (middleeast.org)
  • Iraqi officials told Reuters that they fear the 'highly dangerous' radioactive materials in the device could be used as a dirty bomb or other weapon if acquired by the Islamic State (IS) group, which occupies parts of Iraq . (middleeast.org)
  • The State Department said it has asked unspecified number of countries to expel suspected Iraqi intelligence officials after turning up information they were planning terrorist attacks against U.S. interests. (voanews.com)
  • It said specific plots in two countries have been broken up and Iraqi agents arrested. (voanews.com)
  • The Bush administration had been pressing countries around the world to expel Iraqi intelligence agents working under diplomatic cover, even before the outbreak of the war March 20. (voanews.com)
  • In recent days, we received information regarding specific terrorist plots in two countries involving Iraqi intelligence officers. (voanews.com)
  • A senior State Department official said a total of 17 countries had expelled Iraqi agents in response to the initial U.S. alert, which went out early this month. (voanews.com)
  • The United States has also asked the more than 60 countries hosting Iraqi embassies and consulates world-wide to expel their chiefs of missions and freeze their assets in anticipation of a war-induced change of government in Baghdad. (voanews.com)
  • We hope Country Calling Codes has been of help to you in finding the Iraqi calling code for your international call from Serbia to Iraq. (countrycallingcodes.com)
  • To call a Iraqi cell phone from a land line , simply follow the mobile country code dialing instructions above to place your call. (countrycallingcodes.com)
  • To call a Iraqi cell phone from your cell phone , you may need to first use the + (plus) sign prior to entering the Iraq mobile code and telephone number. (countrycallingcodes.com)
  • Massoud Barzani, president of Iraqi Kurdistan and leader of the Kurdistan Democratic Party, claimed in 2005 that "establishing relations between the Kurds and Israel is not a crime since many Arab countries have ties with the Jewish state. (wikipedia.org)
  • Xanim Latīf),(born January 1, 1969 in Sulaymaniyah, Iraq) is a liberal women's rights activist in Iraqi Kurdistan who seeks to defend equality and offer women a refuge from gender-based violence. (wikipedia.org)
  • Salam al-Zaubai is an Iraqi politician who was the Deputy Prime Minister of Iraq from 20 May 2006 to 1 August 2007 as well as the acting Defence Minister from 20 May 2006 to 8 June 2006. (wikipedia.org)
  • The song in question was "Ladghat El Hayya" (The Snake Bite), which was broadcast on Iraqi television in 1987, one year before the end of the Iran-Iraq War. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cuban-Iraqi relations refers to the current and historical relationship between Cuba and Iraq. (wikipedia.org)
  • He was born in Basra, Iraq and attended to join the Iraqi Air Force Academy in 1961 and was commissioned as a MiG-17 fighter pilot in 1965. (wikipedia.org)
  • There are over 50,000 Iraqis in the Netherlands, including immigrants from Iraq and locally born people of Iraqi heritage, constiting 0.3% of the total population in the Netherlands. (wikipedia.org)
  • The main motives of the Iraqi migration are political asylum seeking resulting previous conditions in Iraq regarding the nature of the former regime, and the circumstances of successive wars and the economic embargo which was imposed on Iraq. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Iraqi people (Arabic: العراقيون ʿIrāqiyyūn, Kurdish: گه‌لی عیراق Îraqîyan, Classical Syriac: ܥܡܐ ܥܝܪܩܝܐ‎ ʿIrāqāyā, Turkish: Iraklılar) are the citizens of the modern country of Iraq. (wikipedia.org)
  • Arabic was a minority language in northern Iraq in the eighth century BC, from the eighth century following the Muslim conquest of Persia, it became the dominant language of Iraqi Muslims because Arabic was the language of the Quran and of the Abbasid Caliphate. (wikipedia.org)
  • Kurds who are Iraqi citizens live in the Zagros Mountains of northeast Iraq to the east of the upper Tigris. (wikipedia.org)
  • In spite of the importance of this region, genetic studies on the Iraqi people are limited and generally restricted to analysis of classical markers due to Iraq's modern political instability, although there have been several published studies displaying a genealogical connection between all Iraqi peoples and the neighbouring countries, across religious, ethnic and linguistic barriers. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Eurasian haplogroups R1b and R1a represent the second most frequent component of the Iraqi Y-chromosome gene pool, the latter suggests that the population movements from Central Asia into modern Iran also influenced Iraq. (wikipedia.org)
  • Iraq's
  • Over the past three years, Americans have focused on the battle against the Islamic State in Iraq, returning more than 5,000 troops to the country and helping to force the militants out of Iraq's second-largest city, Mosul. (nytimes.com)
  • Iraq's Government agreed to UN terms in 1996 and this resulted in oil for food programme which allowed the country to import humanitarian supplies and equipment. (wikipedia.org)
  • Many historians and anthropologists provide strong circumstantial evidence to posit that Iraq's Marsh Arabs share very strong links to the ancient Sumerians - the most ancient inhabitants of southern Iraq, and that Iraq's Mandaeans share the strongest links to the Babylonians. (wikipedia.org)
  • Baghdad
  • fleeing from threats and persecution in Baghdad and Mosul, many Christian families in Iraq gathered to celebrate Christmas in Soulaymanyia in Kurdistan. (middleeast.org)
  • A desperate hunt for "highly dangerous" radioactive material is on in Iraq , where officials fear it could be used to make a 'dirty bomb' if in the hands of ISIS, according to a government official in Baghdad. (middleeast.org)
  • BAGHDAD - Walk into almost any market in Iraq and the shelves are filled with goods from Iran - milk, yogurt, chicken. (nytimes.com)
  • The AIDS Research Centre in Baghdad, where most cases have been diagnosed, provides free treatment, and testing is mandatory for foreigners entering Iraq. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cuba has an embassy in Baghdad Both countries are full members of the Group of 77. (wikipedia.org)
  • 13 September 1996 Rodrigo Alvarez Cambras, president of the Cuba-Iraq Friendship Society, meets with Saddam Hussein on his trip to Baghdad to discuss health and trade relations. (wikipedia.org)
  • Iraq remained an important centre of civilization for millennia, up until the Abbasid Caliphate (of which Baghdad was the capital), which was the most advanced empire of the medieval world (see Islamic Golden Age). (wikipedia.org)
  • Saddam Hussein
  • When the United States invaded Iraq 14 years ago to topple Saddam Hussein, it saw Iraq as a potential cornerstone of a democratic and Western-facing Middle East, and vast amounts of blood and treasure - about 4,500 American lives lost, more than $1 trillion spent - were poured into the cause. (nytimes.com)
  • 14 August 1998 Alvarez Cambra returns to Cuba from Iraq, where he met with Saddam Hussein and Tariq Aziz (the former minister of foreign affairs, minister of public health and minister of economy). (wikipedia.org)
  • Iran
  • From Day 1, Iran saw something else: a chance to make a client state of Iraq, a former enemy against which it fought a war in the 1980s so brutal, with chemical weapons and trench warfare, that historians look to World War I for analogies. (nytimes.com)
  • But Iran never lost sight of its mission: to dominate its neighbor so thoroughly that Iraq could never again endanger it militarily, and to use the country to effectively control a corridor from Tehran to the Mediterranean. (nytimes.com)
  • Iran is a Shiite state, and Iraq, a Shiite majority country, was ruled by an elite Sunni minority before the American invasion. (nytimes.com)
  • The indigenous Eastern Aramaic speaking Assyrians of Iraq, south eastern Turkey, north western Iran and north eastern Syria have suffered both ethnic and religious persecution over the last few centuries such as the Assyrian Genocide, leading to many fleeing to the west or congregating in areas in the north of Iraq and Syria. (wikipedia.org)
  • During the Iran-Iraq War, he served as commander of multiple squadrons, groups, and air bases. (wikipedia.org)
  • Arab
  • We address this question using data on soft drink and fabric detergent sales in nine Arab countries. (repec.org)
  • The Impact of the Iraq War on US Consumer Goods Sales in Arab Countries ," CEPR Discussion Papers 8041, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers. (repec.org)
  • The Impact of the Iraq War on US Consumer Goods Sales in Arab Countries ," University of Cyprus Working Papers in Economics 06-2010, University of Cyprus Department of Economics. (repec.org)
  • The Impact of the Iraq War on US Consumer Goods Sales in Arab Countries ," Working Paper series 25_10, Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis. (repec.org)
  • Naji left his country Iraq in the early 99s after the Gulf War and has found a home since in every Arab country. (wikipedia.org)
  • invasion
  • Lt. Alan Beaty was in Iraq during the invasion of 2003 and later returned to assist a British group. (middleeast.org)
  • At a town hall event in Bluffton, South Carolina today Donald Trump expounded on his remarks about George W. Bush, his handling of the 9/11 terrorist attack and the invasion of Iraq . (middleeast.org)
  • The 2003 invasion and its aftermath of considerable insecurity and instability combined with battered infrastructure make that the progress in health indicator had not been that good as they should be compared with many countries in the region. (wikipedia.org)
  • In Iraq numbers of indigenous Assyrians has declined to somewhere between 500,000 and 800,000 (from 0.8-1.4 million before 2003 US invasion) or 6% of the population of 23 million. (wikipedia.org)
  • Iranian
  • If it succeeded, Iraq would never again pose a threat, and it could serve as a jumping-off point to spread Iranian influence around the region. (nytimes.com)
  • The Iranian leader spoke as the country marked the 32nd anniversary of its 1979 Islamic Revolution that toppled the pro-U.S. shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi and brought hard-line clerics to power. (haaretz.com)
  • deputy
  • The Cuban deputy foreign minister states "The advanced relations with Iraq are the result of the determination displayed by the presidents and two parties in the two countries. (wikipedia.org)
  • Bush
  • Even though Donald Trump raised the shade of Iraq in typically bullying fashion, accusing former President George W. Bush of lying about Saddam Hussein's weapons of mass destruction, he put a finger on a point of neuralgia for Republicans. (middleeast.org)
  • enemy
  • Twenty-one-year-old Friese was killed April 29 in the Al Qadisiyah province of Iraq when his convoy was hit by an enemy rocket propelled grenade. (middleeast.org)
  • Africa
  • While the average life expectancy rate climbs in much of the world, men in Iraq and women in South Africa have life expectancies that are declining. (middleeast.org)
  • state
  • Can Iraq separate religion and state? (middleeast.org)
  • The state of health in Iraq has fluctuated during its turbulent recent history and specially during the last 4 decade. (wikipedia.org)
  • Khedery also worked for the U.S. State and Defense departments, where he served as special assistant to five American ambassadors in Iraq, and as senior adviser to three four-star chiefs of U.S. Central Command, the military authority responsible for operations across the broader Middle East and Central Asia. (wikipedia.org)
  • world
  • Iraq is belonging to WHO health region Eastern Mediterranean and classified as upper middle according to World Bank income classification 2013. (wikipedia.org)
  • The ancient Mesopotamian civilization of Sumer is the oldest known civilization in the world, and thus Iraq is widely known as the cradle of civilization. (wikipedia.org)
  • official
  • He was the longest continuously serving American official in Iraq, from 2003 to 2009, and acted as a special assistant to five U.S. ambassadors and as a senior adviser to three heads of U.S. Central Command. (wikipedia.org)
  • group
  • By AP, WASHINGTON - It took 37 days and a group of determined animal-lovers, but a donkey from Iraq is now a US resident. (middleeast.org)
  • 17 June 1997 Alvarez Cambra discusses Saddam's medical condition stating that he led a group of specialists to Iraq twenty times over the past two decades in order to treat Saddam. (wikipedia.org)
  • government
  • We sincerely appreciate the assistance provided by the government of Iraq , and its whole-of-government effort to bring about the safe release of these individuals,' the department said in a statement. (middleeast.org)
  • The Economic Costs of the Iraq War: An Appraisal Three Years after the Beginning of the Conflict ," Working Paper Series rwp06-002, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government. (repec.org)
  • Corruption is pervasive at all levels of government in Iraq. (wikipedia.org)
  • The federal government is responsible for establishing objectives for the entire country and the provincial governments are responsible for enforcing these objectives and developing the methods to achieve these goals. (wikipedia.org)
  • Washington Post
  • Iraq is ready to agree with any decision that serves the drop in oil prices, because Iraq is suffering from this sharp drop in oil prices and has lost lots of money," Oil Ministry spokesman Asim Jihad told The Washington Post. (middleeast.org)
  • region
  • The country had one of the highest medical standards in the region during the period of 1980s and up until 1991, the annual total health budget was about $450 million in average. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hurrians also settled in the coastal region of Adaniya in the country of Kizzuwatna, southern Anatolia. (wikipedia.org)
  • left
  • After Gulf war in 1991 the country had been almost left in ruins and the most of its infrastructure breakdown. (wikipedia.org)
  • economic
  • Iran's influence in Iraq is not just ascendant, but diverse, projecting into military, political, economic and cultural affairs. (nytimes.com)
  • The Economic Costs of the Iraq War: An Appraisal Three Years After the Beginning of the Conflict ," Working Papers id:387, eSocialSciences. (repec.org)
  • The Economic Costs of the Iraq War: An Appraisal Three Years After the Beginning of the Conflict ," NBER Working Papers 12054, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc. (repec.org)
  • 19 April 1998 Cuba and Iraq sign an economic and technical cooperation protocol to increase the sale of Cuban medicine to Iraq, and cooperation in the health sector. (wikipedia.org)
  • majority
  • The country had a good sanitary infrastructure and safe water supply to almost all people in urban areas and the majority in rural areas. (wikipedia.org)
  • American
  • Did the rise in anti-American sentiment caused by the Iraq war a ffect sales of US goods abroad? (repec.org)
  • made
  • But the percentage is higher for a secondary certificate, it is not a high level compared with other graduates from Iraq who made up 69 per cent. (wikipedia.org)
  • women
  • She was appointed as the Director for Asuda, the first independent NGO to focus on violence against women in Iraq based in the city of Sulaymaniyah. (wikipedia.org)
  • Health
  • Iraq used the income from oil resources, which accounted for the major part of its GDP to build a modern and solid health care system. (wikipedia.org)
  • Their minister of public health recently came here and we will begin a broad cooperation between Cuba and Iraq. (wikipedia.org)
  • international
  • Latif contributes to many reports by international and local organizations and media about women's issues in Kurdistan and Iraq and has been interviewed by international media as a source of information with regard to women's rights in Iraq. (wikipedia.org)
  • Latif also regularly participates in international, regional, countrywide and local events and conferences on women's rights and SGBV in Iraq. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2 November 1996 Iraq and Cuba sign an agreement calling for coordination in international forums and organisations in Havana. (wikipedia.org)