capital of Iraq

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capital and largest city of Iraq

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The statement that the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / has received a copy of it said "this group will build a tents on the highway between Basra and Nasiriyah, near Sidra checkpoint, leading to the capital, Baghdad." The statement noted that the group demands not to cancel Article four of terrorism, or amend the law of accountability and justice, and also to implement the death sentences issued against the criminals and release the innocent people, as well as consider Basra as the economic capital of Iraq and increase Basra's share of petro-dollar project and others.
Arbil, the capital of Iraq Kurdistan region, lies 350 km north of the capital, Baghdad.
and British war planes rained down outside Baghdad, the capital of Iraq, lighting up the night sky.
Arbil: Iran has supplied weapons and ammunition to Iraqi Kurdish forces, Kurdistan President Massoud Barzani said on Tuesday addressing a joint press conference with the Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Arbil, capital of Iraq's Kurdish region.
Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoy-lu traveled on Wednesday to Erbil, the capital of Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdistan, for talks on the situation in northern Syria.
Shalah, a leading member in the State of Law, headed by Premier Nouri al-Maliki, added that "there is an agreement among the National Alliance members that the conference should be held in Baghdad, not any other place, because Baghdad is the capital of Iraq and all political entities are there".
Flagship airlines from Lebanon and Egypt are among the carriers halting flights to Irbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdish region.
He underlined that Iraq's Basra as economic capital of Iraq has created a huge capacity for Khuzestan province, saying that the Iranian businessmen can seize the opportunity and supply their goods to the Iraqi markets.
Anbar provincial council Chief Sabah Karhout said that the ISIL closed all the gates at a dam in Ramadi, capital of Iraq's largest province.
Ten days after the IS group's shock capture of the capital of Iraq's largest province, a spokesman said the latest operation was only a preparatory move before an assault on Ramadi.
Oil production at Iraqi Kurdistan's largest-producing field is set to rise to as much as 140,000 barrels per day (bpd) by the end of the month despite the advance of Islamist militants, the general manager of the operating company told Reuters."We have a target to ramp up production towards 140,000 bpd and I believe we would achieve this by the end of the month," Onder Tekeli from Taq Taq Operating Co (TTOPCO), a joint venture of Anglo-Turkish Genel Energy and Sinopec's Addax Petroleum said.Radical Sunni militants of the Islamic State advanced to within a half hour's drive of Arbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdish region and a hub for international oil companies, before US military air strikes thwarted their advance.
In a statement issued by her media office, received by Aswat al-Iraq, she confirmed that "the political entities should seriously consider convening the conference in Basra, because it will give the province its real status as the economic capital of Iraq".
"We hope to soon see all Iraqi ethnic and political groups gathered around a table to pave the way for the formation of a government in this country," Ahmet Davutoglu said in Arbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdistan.
Summary: Etihad Crystal Cargo, a division of Etihad Airways, is to launch a twice weekly service from its hub at Abu Dhabi airport to Baghdad, the capital of Iraq.