Gulf Times - Iraq
Iraqi companies urged to set up industrial projects in Qatar

Iraqi companies urged to set up industrial projects in Qatar

HE the Minister of Commerce and Industry Ali bin Ahmed al-Kuwari has urged Iraqi companies to set up industrial projects in various sectors in Qatar, particularly in food and pharmaceuticals.

Turkey says two of its soldiers killed, eight wounded in northern Iraq

Turkey says two of its soldiers killed, eight wounded in northern Iraq

Two Turkish soldiers were killed and eight others were wounded on Saturday in a clash during operations into northern Iraq, Turkey's defence ministry said.

Iran's Rouhani arrives in Iraq on first official visit

Iran's Rouhani arrives in Iraq on first official visit

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani arrived in Iraq on Monday for his first official visit, state television said, as Baghdad is under pressure from Washington to limit ties with its neighbour.

Yazidis freed from Islamic State captivity in Syria, returned to Iraq

Yazidis freed from Islamic State captivity in Syria, returned to Iraq

A group of Yazidi women and children returned to Iraq from Syria on Friday after more than four years in Islamic State captivity.

Ministers discuss Qatar-Iraq educational cooperation

Ministers discuss Qatar-Iraq educational cooperation

HE the Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr Mohammed bin Abdul Wahed Al Hammadi met on Monday with the Republic of Iraq's Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Dr Qusai Al Suhail and his accompanying delegation currently visiting the country.

To fight off unemployment, Iraqi youth plant start-up seeds

To fight off unemployment, Iraqi youth plant start-up seeds

Stuck between an endless waitlist for a government job and a frail private sector, Iraqi entrepreneurs are taking on staggering unemployment by establishing their own start-ups.

Qatar plans to host meeting to address IS crimes, says FM

Qatar plans to host meeting to address IS crimes, says FM

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani has said Qatar intends to host this year a high-level regional meeting to address the brutal crimes committed by the IS group

Thirteen  ISIS elements arrested in northern Iraq

Thirteen ISIS elements arrested in northern Iraq

Iraqi security forces have arrested 13 armed elements of ISIS in a security operation, north of the country.

Trump vows to pull troops out from 'endless' Afghan, Syria wars

Trump vows to pull troops out from 'endless' Afghan, Syria wars

Pushing back against Republican opposition, US President Donald Trump reaffirmed his determination to pull US troops out of "endless wars" in Syria and Afghanistan, in an interview that aired yesterday.

Bomb attacks kill four policemen in northern Iraq

Bomb attacks kill four policemen in northern Iraq

At least four policemen were killed and 11 wounded by two roadside bombs that targeted police convoys in separate attacks in northern Iraq on Sunday, the service and medical sources said.

Turkey to end flight ban on Sulaymaniyah airport in Iraq

Turkey to end flight ban on Sulaymaniyah airport in Iraq

A ban on flights to Sulaymaniyah Airport in Iraq will be lifted on Friday, Turkey's Transport and Infrastructure Minister said on Wednesday.

Impressive Qatar oust Iraq to set up South Korea clash

Impressive Qatar oust Iraq to set up South Korea clash

A glorious Bassam al-Rawi free-kick proved the difference Tuesday as Qatar beat a determined Iraq 1-0 to progress through to the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 quarter-finals.