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Iraqi Army Advances in Central Anbar, Purges Western Ramadi of Terrorists

Published: 2015/7/29 17:20 • 23 Reads

The Iraqi army and volunteer forces made advances in the heart of Al-Anbar province, dispatches said, adding that mop-up operations are also underway in the city of Ramadi.
Iraq’s joint forces won back control over the districts of al-Tamim, al-Qadesiya-I, al-Qadesiya-II, al-Moarez and al-Shafaq al-Bayaz in Southern Ramadi after a tough battle with the ISIL.Meantime, the Iraqi volunteer forces told FNA that they are advancing in the Central parts of Ramadi and they have purged terrorists from Al-Houz street and glass factory in Southwestern Ramadi. The Iraqi forces are also tightening their siege of the terrorists in the Eastern parts of Ramadi.

On Monday, popular forces in Iraq announced that the ISIL Takfiri terrorists are on the run to save their lives after sustaining heavy casualties in initial clashes in the city of Ramadi. Popular and military sources in Iraq said ISIL members have lost morale after the recent victories of the popular troops in Al-Anbar province and are now fleeing the city of Ramadi.

On Friday, the Iraqi volunteer forces made new gains in Al-Anbar, and purged a strategic road in the province of Takfiri terrorists. In a seven-hour-long military operation, the Iraqi forces pushed back the ISIL terrorists from Bouathia-Ramadi road, killing tens of Takfiri militants in heavy clashes.

Meantime, the Iraqi army and the volunteer forces won back control over strategic hilltops in the Eastern parts of the city of al-Ramadi.
The Hashd al-Shaabi forces have driven the ISIL terrorists from many Iraqi regions. They have shot down Israeli-made spy drones belonging to the ISIL./End/

Security Council extends UNAMI mission in Iraq for a year

11:03: 07/29/2015


Khandan – on Wednesday, the UN Security Council adopted a new resolution extending the mandate of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) until the 31st of July 2016. 
The Council stressed in its resolution, that the United Nations staff security is an essential element in carrying out the mission work for the benefit of the people of Iraq, solemn Iraqi government to continue security for the United Nations presence in Iraq providing logistical support and duration. 
The resolution welcomed the contributions of the new Member States to provide the Mission with the necessary resources and forms of financial, logistical and security support in order to accomplish its mission.

Kurdistan Regional Government decides to disable constantly for four days

By Roudao One hour ago

Roudao – Erbil

A spokesman for the Kurdistan Regional Government Sven Dzia, on Wednesday, the disruption of the official working hours in all provinces in the region for four days from tomorrow until Thursday and Sunday of next week, due to high temperatures.

Said Dzia that “after reviewing the report by the Meteorological Directorate, which pointed to high temperatures during the day (Saturday and Sunday), the provincial government decided to disable the working hours on Thursday, 30 \ 7 \ 2015 to Sunday 2 \ 8 \ 2015”.

Dzia He said that all the departments and institutions of the Kurdistan Regional Government official hours will start next Monday and a brief summary 3 \ 8 \ 2015.

Zebari discuss with US Secretary of Treasury Assistant anti-money laundering

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(Independent) .. Search Finance Minister Hoshyar Zebari, Msaoualeom, with US Treasury Secretary Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing and Financial Crimes Daniel Klazer and representative Feds ways to strengthen the financial system in Iraq.

The meeting addressed in particular the fight against money laundering and the reduction of the terrorist entity Daash capabilities in access to finance and work to dry the financial resources as an integral part in the global campaign against terrorism and the role of Iraq’s President in this aspect.

The launch of the project “Taxi capital”: “Automobile Salon” and “bus” for citizens and “armored vehicles” for officials


Since 07/29/2015 20:36 pm (Baghdad time)

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Detection of the Baghdad Provincial Council member Ghaleb Zamili, on Wednesday, the launch of the project “Taxi capital” to serve in Baghdad, while stressing the allocation of cars, “armored” for the transfer of officials from Baghdad International Airport to their home areas.

He said Zamili’s / scales News /, that “the company based on” Taxi, DC “project of the Ministry of Transportation introduced a draft Taxi Baghdad to active duty after the expiry of his trial, which lasted 60 days,” noting that “the company has allocated 505 diverse compounds include cars,” Taxi “and” different buses “in addition to the car,” armored “to transfer officials and delegations from Baghdad International Airport to their areas of residence.”

He said a member of the Baghdad Provincial Council, said that “prices of transportation on board these vessels are supported and fixed by the Ministry and the Baghdad International Airport”, adding that “the vehicles will be of international origins and equipped Iraqi airspace”.

It is said that, “Director General of Civil Aviation signed Samer Kubba, earlier, a contract to rent a garage and rehabilitation of Baghdad International Airport with the Director General of the company and travelers delegations Osama al-Sadr to be used in the project Taxi Baghdad” .anthy 29/9 P