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UN /MLADENOV

The United Nations top official in Iraq Nickolay Mladenov said restoring security, dealing with financial crisis and advancing the political process are currently three major challenges facing Iraq and its international partners. UNIFEED-UNTV

21 Nov 2014 | Read More »

UN / IRAQ

The atrocious crimes perpetrated by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) risk plunging Iraq into catastrophe as the country reels from bitter sectarian tensions and a growing humanitarian crisis affecting over 5 million people, top United Nations officials warned as they called on the international community to increase efforts in aiding Iraq's [...]

18 Nov 2014 | Read More »

IRAQ / DOHUK WINTER

Efforts are now under way in Syria, Iraq and neighbouring countries to prepare refugees and the internally displaced for winter. But 1 million uprooted people in the region won't be getting help because of a $58.45 million shortfall in funding for winter programmes. UNHCR

11 Nov 2014 | Read More »

IRAQ / WINTER SUPPLIES

As cold weather sets early in the mountains of northern Iraq, Unicef and its partners began a distribution of winter clothes to estimated half million displaced children throughout the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.  UNICEF

29 Oct 2014 | Read More »

IRAQ / KOBANE REFUGEES

Within the last few days some 6000 refugees from Kobane inSyriahave arrived in Galiwan refugee camp in northernIraq. Officials estimate at least 50 000 more are on their way. UNICEF

15 Oct 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / ISIS AMBAR

The UN refugee agency said that an estimated 180,000 people have fled from the city ofHitinIraq's Anbar province in the past few days, many having already been displaced. People fled Hit after it was captured byISISand other affiliated armed groups over the weekend. UNTV CH

14 Oct 2014 | Read More »

UN / IRAQ

The Deputy UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Iraq warned about the deteriorating situation in that country, adding that currently there are some 1.8 million people internally displaced, mostly in Kurdistan and Anbar Province. UNIFEED-UNTV

7 Oct 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / IRAQ REPORT

The United Nations has released a report on the impact of civilians from the conflict in Iraq citing a "staggering array" of gross human rights abuses committed by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant known as ISIL. OHCHR

2 Oct 2014 | Read More »

GA / IRAQ MASUM

Addressing the General Assembly, Iraq's president Fuad Masum praised the establishment of the Iraq's "government of national unity" and declared Iraq's determination  to "cleanse our land from ISIL". UNIFEED-UNTV

26 Sep 2014 | Read More »

GA / ROUHANI

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned that if countries leading the counter-terrorism coalition in Iraq and Syria "do so to continue their hegemony in the region, they would make a strategic mistake." He noted that "since the pain is better known by the countries in the region," it should be them the ones leading the operations [...]

25 Sep 2014 | Read More »

 

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