Tuesday, November 29

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The rise of the water reserves in Lake Al-Adhaim after the recent torrential rains

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Baquba Al-Adhaim Lake in Diyala Governorate witnessed a rise in its water reserves to 300 million m3 after the recent water floods.A narrative source told the correspondent of the National Iraqi News Agency (NINA): "The flow of water torrents towards Al-Adhaim Lake, north of Baquba, contributed to the rise of the lake's water levels to 300 million m3 out of the total storage capacity of 400 million m3."He added: "Increasing the reservoirs of Al-Adhaim Lake will revive the agricultural and livestock sector and revive winter agricultural plans, especially in the areas near Al-Adhaim River Basin, which is an important tributary of the Tigris River."Al-Adhaim Lake is one of the large lakes north of Diyala and was established in order to reduce the risks of flooding Al-Adhaim River during the f...

Al-Sudani: Women represent the first moral deterrent in the family in the fight against corruption

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Baghdad Prime Minister Muhammad Al-Sudani affirmed that women represent the first moral deterrent in the family in the fight against corruption.A statement by his media office stated that the Prime Minister inaugurated this morning a conference launching the 16 days campaign to combat violence against women.According to the statement, Al-Sudani delivered a speech at the opening of the conference in which he focused on adopting a strategy to combat violence against women, and the importance of the role that Iraqi women play in achieving sustainable development, and the transition to the actual reality of services and economic conditions, and therefore this role requires protection and care.He said, "We are determined to confront any violence committed against women, under any title, and in ...

Al-Sudani and Barzani discuss a number of important files and frameworks between the federal and Kurdistan governments

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Baghdad The Prime Ministers, Muhammad Shia Al-Sudani and the Kurdistan Region, Nechirvan Barzani, discussed a number of important files and frameworks for action between the federal governments and the Kurdistan Region.The Media Office of the Prime Minister stated: "The meeting discussed the latest developments in the general situation, in its various security, political and service aspects at the national level. The two sides also reviewed a number of important files and frameworks for action between the federal government and Kurdistan, within the objectives of the ministerial curriculum that seeks to raise the level of services in throughout Iraq.The Prime Minister stressed the importance of addressing security files and strengthening stability and security in border areas with neighbor...

The US Treasury praises the measures of the Central Bank of Iraq in combating money laundering

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Baghdad The Governor of the Central Bank of Iraq, Mustafa Ghaleb Mokhif, affirmed his commitment to all international laws and instructions in the file of combating money laundering and terrorist financing, while the US Treasury Department praised these measures.The central bank said in a statement, that Mokhif received, today, Sunday, Jesse Baker, Assistant Deputy Secretary of the US Treasury for Terrorism and Financial Crimes, and his accompanying delegation.The statement added that during the meeting, bilateral cooperation between the two institutions was discussed, and the application of international standards in combating money laundering and terrorist financing, and the Central Bank's commitment to them, in addition to the application of due diligence by other government institution...

The Turkish MoD announces the killing of the sixth Turkish soldier in less than 24 hours in clashes with the PKK in northern Iraq

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Istanbul The Turkish Ministry of Defense announced that the sixth Turkish soldier was killed in less than 24 hours, in clashes with militants of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) in the areas of Operations / Claw Lock / northern Iraq.The Turkish Defense Ministry stated in a statement today, Sunday, that a soldier, was wounded in clashes with militants of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) yesterday in the area of Operation Claw Lock in northern Iraq, and after he was transferred to a hospital affiliated with the Turkish army, he died there as a result of his severe injuries.The Turkish defense ministry had announced earlier yesterday, in two separate statements, that five Turkish soldiers had been killed in clashes with armed groups of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) in the area of ope...

4 drug dealers arrested in Anbar and Basra

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Baghdad The General Military Intelligence Directorate announced the arrest of four drug dealers in Anbar and Basra.It stated in a statement: Based on accurate intelligence information, decisive ambushes were set up in separate areas of the two governorates, which resulted in the arrest of (4) accused of drug trafficking and seized with narcotic substances (crystal, Captagon, etc.) in their possession. Source: National Iraqi News Agency