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Iraq falls dramatically in press freedom index

Iraq’s press freedom ranking fell dramatically to 172 out of 180 countries this year, according to the 2022 World Press Freedom Index (WPFI) published by global media watchdog Reporters without Borders (RFS), in a steady decrease since…

Asian Archery Championship kicks off in Sulaimaniyah

Asian Archery Championship kicked off in Sulaimaniyah with the participation of 17 Asian teams. This is the first international championship hosted by Iraq after years of absence due to security issues. This event is a positive step for…

Dust storms hit the governorates of Iraq

The Iraqi capital, Baghdad, and several governorates were hit by a severe dust storm; where thick layers of dust covered the houses, and the visibility in some areas was below 50 meters, especially on the external routes linking the…

Initiatives to resolve the political crisis in Iraq

Many initiatives have been launched to resolve the political crisis that has afflicted the country since the announcement of the results of the early elections, held last October. Iraqis are concerned about the continuation of the…

Tight security measures during the Eid prayer

Thousands of Iraqis performed the Eid prayers today, Monday in the capital, Baghdad, and different governorates in the country, amid strict security measures, to ensure the safety of the worshipers. Eid sermons focused on deepening the…

Iraq and India have solid oil relations that span decades

Iraq is one of India’s main oil suppliers getting more than third of the crude oil imports. India relies on oil imports from the Middle East, especially Iraq that covers 23% of its needs. Oil Marketing Company Oil (SOMO) sells Iraq’s oil by…