23 October 2017
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EIFA - Brussels - Sheikh Rafi Al-Rifa'i, the Sunni Grand Mufti of Iraq has condemned attacks on the Iraqi Kurdistan region.  "It is not logic that the Kurdistan region be targeted while the people of Kurdistan gave shelter to more than a million displaced people," Sheikh Al-Rifa'i said in an interview with the Al-Taghyir TV channel. "This revolution was launched to fight the oppressors and not to fight our brothers in Kurdistan who themselves are attacked by paramilitary forces," he…
"ISIS is realising Iran's objectives in Iraq," prominent Iraqi leader warnsEIFA – Brussels - The U.A.E. based News channel Al-Arabiya Al Hadath has quoted Sheikh Ali Hatem al-Suleiman, head of the Dulaim tribe and leader of the Anbar Tribes Revolutionary Council, saying that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS/ISIL) is helping Iran's agenda in Iraq.  "ISIS is materialising Iran's agenda in Iraq. ISIS tries to save (Iraqi Prime Minister) Maliki just as they tried to save Assad in…
Al Rafedein TV, 31 July 2014 – New footage shows a group of Maliki army soldiers beating and torturing a youth. In this clip the voices of many Maliki army members are heard, with some warning the others not to gather in large numbers fearing they would be targeted by the revolutionaries (video footage shows a wounded youth fallen behind a small pick-up truck being beaten continuously by another person; the youth continuously cries to God for help). Watch the…
Al Tagheer TV – Video footage placed on social media shows a new embarrassment of the actions carried out by sectarian militants where they hideously murder a civilian. This footage shows the savagery of terrorist militants formed under the pretext of defending sacred sites. Watch the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tXNACm6skfs&feature=youtu.be
Al-Tagheer TV, 31 July 2014- Police said Shiite militants executed 15 Sunnis and hanged them from street poles in a town northeast of Baghdad.A police officer from the site of the incident in Baquba said this city has a mixture of Shiites and Sunnis, and it is believed that the goal of this measure was to force Sunnis out of mixed cities. The victims are individuals abducted last month, and they were shot in the head and chest and hanged with…
European Iraqi Freedom Association (EIFA) Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki and his 'criminal' militia are the real terrorists in Iraq, and his claims that he is fighting terrorism are false, Sabah Al-Mukhtar, chairman of London based Arab Lawyers Association, has told a conference in Paris. “I wish to confirm that the claims that Maliki is a democrat who was duly elected and is fighting terrorism are false. Election does not equal democracy, especially if forged. His 40 criminal and sectarian…
Exclusive interview with STRUAN STEVENSON, President of the European Iraqi freedom Association- 14th July 2014 Amidst the crisis in Iraq and the big debate in the West on the correct policy on Iraq, Iran News Update conducted an exclusive interview with European politician, Struan Stevenson. Mr. Stevenson, an authority on Iraqi affairs, is the President of the European Iraqi Freedom Association, a respected Brussels-based NGO focusing on Iraq. Stevenson, a Conservative MEP (1999-2014) from Scotland, was President of the European…
Many Sunni tribes reject the Islamic State group's tactics and plan to bring down the Iraqi government themselves. Before fighters with the group now known as the Islamic State group came to prominence, there was another armed opposition to the Iraqi government in the north. Those original fighters belong to Sunni tribes that want nothing to do with the Islamic State or its tactics. Their spokesperson says they are planning to march on Baghdad within three weeks to bring down…
Q: From a few months ago, and even before that, you had said the political trend is in a crisis, and this trend is not something Iraq or politics in Iraq can be proud of, and maybe these conditions will lead to an explosion. Was this an accurate political forecast? Ayad Allawi: This forecast and viewpoint was from the beginning of the occupation, when the occupying forces came it wasn’t just the government that fell, the entire country of Iraq…
Set International Inquiry Into Massacres by Security Forces, Allied Militias (Baghdad) – Iraqi security forces and militias affiliated with the government appear to have unlawfully executed at least 255 prisoners in six Iraqi cities and villages since June 9, 2014. In all but one case, the executions took place while the fighters were fleeing Islamic State of Iraq and Sham (ISIS) and other armed groups. The vast majority of security forces and militias are Shia, while the murdered prisoners were…
The worsening political discord comes three days ahead of a planned parliamentary session meant to revive the process of replacing what has effectively been a caretaker government since April elections. Maliki “has become hysterical and has lost his balance”, a statement from the office of Kurdish regional president Massud Barzani said, reacting to accusations by the prime minister a day earlier that his administration was harbouring militants. "You must apologize to the Iraqi people and step down. You have destroyed…

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