Iraqi Islamic Council

 
France ban on face veil 'violates' women's rights — UN panel
France ban on face veil 'violates' women's rights — UN panel
The United Nations Human Rights Council has said France's face veil ban is a violation of women's rights, as it called for a review of the...
Al-Qaeda has revived and spread
Al-Qaeda has revived and spread
Al-Qaeda has revived, extended its influence, and has the capacity to carry out a spectacular strike similar to the September 11 attacks on the...
Pilgrims flee Iraq city as gun battles rage
Pilgrims flee Iraq city as gun battles rage
Local authorities began evacuating hundreds of thousands of pilgrims from the Iraqi city of Karbala on Tuesday as a battle raged between Iraqi...
Protests in Baghdad as Basra rocked by fighting
Protests in Baghdad as Basra rocked by fighting
Followers of radical cleric Moqtada al-Sadr staged noisy protests on Thursday against a crackdown on Shi'ite fighters in Basra as the southern oil...
British troops quitting Iraqi city of Basra
British troops quitting Iraqi city of Basra
British troops were quitting the southern Iraqi city of Basra overnight in a move that will end the British presence in the oil hub for the first...
Iraq's al-Sadr suspends militia activities
Iraq's al-Sadr suspends militia activities
Iraq's radical Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr on Wednesday ordered his Mehdi Army militia to suspend its activities for six months in a bid to...
Violence mars Shi'ite ritual in Iraq
Violence mars Shi'ite ritual in Iraq
Gunmen battled Iraqi security forces on Tuesday near two of Shi'ite Islam's holiest shrines in the city of Kerbala, where hundreds of thousands of...

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