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Iraq , Friday 22 March 2019

News Iraq: Almost 100 dead as Iraq ferry sinks on spring holiday trip

News source: https://sg.news.yahoo.com/dozens-dead-ferry-sinks-north-iraq-155247262.html
Publicated on: hursday 21 March 2019

Almost 100 people, mostly women and children, died Thursday as a ferry packed with families celebrating Kurdish New Year sank in a swollen river in the former jihadist stronghold of Mosul, in Iraq's ...

News Iraq: Iraq: 100 People Dead as Ferry Sinks in River Near Mosul

News source: https://www.india.com/news/world/iraq-100-people-dead-as-ferry-sinks-in-river-near-mosul-3608748/
Publicated on: Friday 22 March 2019

Mosul: At least 100 people, mostly women and children, died as a ferry celebrating Kurdish New Year sank in the Tigris River in Iraq’s Mosul. The ferry was heading towards a tourist island as part of ...

News Iraq: Anger, grief sweep Iraq's Mosul as ferry disaster toll hits 100

News source: https://sg.news.yahoo.com/anger-grief-sweep-iraqs-mosul-ferry-disaster-toll-105446635.html
Publicated on: hursday 21 March 2019

The capsizing of a Tigris river ferry packed with Iraqi families celebrating Kurdish New Year in Mosul left at least 100 people dead, mostly women and children, the interior ministry said Friday, as ...

News Iraq: Trump grants Iraq a new 90-day sanctions waiver to buy Iranian energy: Source

News source: https://www.cnbc.com/2019/03/19/trump-administration-grants-iraq-a-new-90-day-iran-sanctions-waiver.html
Publicated on: Friday 22 March 2019

DUBAI — The Trump administration is granting Iraq a renewed 90-day waiver exempting it from U.S. sanctions on Iran, a State Department official told CNBC on Tuesday. The waiver, last issued in ...

News Iraq: Protesters block Iraq president's pathway over ferry sinking

News source: https://uk.news.yahoo.com/iraqi-president-mosul-sinking-ferry-killed-94-084916043.html
Publicated on: Friday 22 March 2019

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi residents of the northern city of Mosul, angry over the sinking of a ferry in the Tigris River that killed 95 people, blocked a road where Iraq's presidential convoy was ...

News Iraq: Iraq woos Indian health care firms for facilities

News source: https://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/iraq-woos-indian-health-care-firms-for-facilities/story-DdKVdFmiWpvMiiaNRigJvO.html
Publicated on: Friday 22 March 2019

The Iraq government is wooing major players in India’s health care sector to set up facilities in the country to cater to the tens of thousands of people who travel to India for treatment, Iraqi ...

News Iraq: Iraq ferryboat accident death toll hits 103: Official

News source: https://www.aa.com.tr/en/middle-east/iraq-ferryboat-accident-death-toll-hits-103-official/1425950
Publicated on: Friday 22 March 2019

The death toll from Thursday’s ferryboat accident in Iraq’s Tigris River near the city of Mosul has surpassed the 100-mark, according to local officials. “The number of casualties has risen to 103, ...

News Iraq: Iraq President in Mosul as Ferry Sinking Death Toll Climbs to 94

News source: https://aawsat.com/english/home/article/1645606/iraq-president-mosul-ferry-sinking-death-toll-climbs-94
Publicated on: Friday 22 March 2019

Iraqi President Barham Salih arrived in the northern city of Mosul on Friday for talks with officials over Thursday’s ferry sinking in the Tigris River that killed over 90 people. Search teams were ...

News Iraq: UK returns 3,000-year-old tablet looted during Iraq War

News source: https://www.asiaone.com/world/uk-returns-3000-year-old-tablet-looted-during-iraq-war
Publicated on: uesday 19 March 2019

A 3,000-year-old carved stone tablet from Babylonia, which promises a curse on those who would destroy it, is to be flown home from Britain after being looted during the Iraq War. British Museum boss ...

News Iraq: US Extends Sanctions Waiver for Iraq to Trade with Iran

News source: https://www.tasnimnews.com/en/news/2019/03/20/1973037/us-extends-sanctions-waiver-for-iraq-to-trade-with-iran
Publicated on: Friday 22 March 2019

The State Department issued a second three-month exemption from Iran sanctions for Iraq, mindful not to destabilize the war-torn country increasingly reliant on Iranian gas and electricity to cope ...

News Iraq: Ferry capsize kills nearly 80 in Iraq's Mosul: medics

News source: https://www.asiaone.com/world/ferry-capsize-kills-nearly-80-iraqs-mosul-medics
Publicated on: hursday 21 March 2019

MOSUL - At least 79 people died when an overloaded ferry carrying families on an outing sank in the Tigris river in Mosul in northern Iraq, medical sources told Reuters on Thursday. Most of the ...