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21 Aug
Rescue workers searched through the rubble of a Shiite Muslim shrine in central Iraq into Sunday night, after a landslide killed at least five people including a child.
21 Aug
Iraqi rescue workers were Sunday battling to free at least six pilgrims trapped under rubble after a landslide hit a Shiite Muslim shrine in the central province of Karbala.
10 Aug
Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhemi on Wednesday inaugurated the reconstruction of Mosul international airport, still in disrepair five years after the battle that expelled the Islamic State group from the city. Entire sectors of the northern metropolis have remained in ruins since the July 2017 recapture of Mosul by Iraqi forces backed by a US-led…
3 Aug
The United Nations mission in Iraq called on leaders Wednesday to put their country first and end a long-running political power struggle, as tensions soar in the war-scarred nation. Nearly 10 months on from elections, the oil-rich country still has no government and no new prime minister or president. "We appeal to all actors to…
20 Mar
Iraqi authorities said Sunday that they had exhumed the remains of 85 Islamic State group fighters and their relatives from a mass grave in the northern city of Mosul.
13 Mar
A dozen ballistic missiles targeted Iraq's northern city of Arbil, including US facilities, causing damage but no major casualties early on Sunday, security forces in the autonomous Kurdistan region said.
7 Feb
Iraq's parliament on Monday indefinitely postponed a scheduled vote for the republic's president after most major political blocs boycotted the session.
29 Jan
Iran's foreign ministry on Saturday condemned a rocket attack against Baghdad airport that took place the previous day as an act that seeks to "destabilise" Iraq.
16 Jan
Baghdad has repatriated almost 4,000 of its citizens stuck on the Belarus borders with European Union members Poland, Lithuania and Latvia in recent weeks, Iraq's foreign minister said Sunday.
27 Dec 2021
Iraq's supreme court on Monday rejected a motion filed by the Hashed al-Shaabi ex-paramilitary alliance contesting its defeat
26 Dec 2021
The bodies of 16 people killed when their boat sank in the Channel while trying to reach England were repatriated early Sunday to Iraqi Kurdistan where their families were awaiting them, an AFP photographer saw. The plane carrying them arrived around 2:00 am at Arbil, capital of the autonomous region in northern Iraq. The remains…
23 Dec 2021
The Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI)’s 2021 Affordability Drivers Index (ADI) report has ranked Nigeria 19th out of 72 countries surveyed for Internet affordability in 2021. Nigeria was however

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Byline : Imane Charioui, Director of Francophone Africa, WorldRemit DOUALA, Cameroon, 7 October, 2022,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Right from birth, kids begin to actively pick up skills and knowledge as they engage with different environments. From the social skills they learn at home to the hygiene skills taught at school, all contribute to their development, but…
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A Bowen University Professor of Environmental Microbiology, Olatunde Samuel Dahunsi has emerged as the first Nigerian Scientist to win the Harvard Radcliffe Fellowship in 2022/2023 cohort of 50 fellows.
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Over the last twelve years, Nigeria has grown to master the practice of local content, to the extent of mentoring other resource-rich countries such as Uganda in promoting their own industries. Nigeria is one of the few countries to have enacted a primary regulation dedicated to it, with a broad objective to domicile a share…
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The Federal Roads Safety Corps, (FRSC), has issued a road diversion alert to travellers along the Abuja-Lokoja road due to recent flooding around Kortonkarfi in Lokoja, Kogi state.
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The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) has announced the complete settlement of customers of 20 closed banks whose deposits were trapped in the failed banks, in fulfilment of its promise of protecting depositors in the event of bank failures.