The ploy worked, as he was arrested on July 17 as he was trying to board a flight in Arbil, the capital of Iraq
's Kurdish autonomous region.
Matches are to be played at two stadiums; Karbala International Stadium in Karbala Governorate, south of Baghdad, and Franso Hariri Stadium in Irbil Governorate, the capital of Iraq
's Kurdistan Region, according to Kuwait News Agency (KUNA).
Matches will be played at two stadiums - Karbala International Stadium in Karbala Governorate, south of Baghdad, and Franso Hariri Stadium in Irbil Governorate, the capital of Iraq
's Kurdistan Region.
For his part, Turkish Foreign Minister MevlE-t EcavuE-oy-lu said "We are fully aware of the importance of the city of Basra, which is the strategic depth and the economic capital of Iraq
," added "for this, our visit to the province, comes to set a future road map for the return of Turkish companies to work again and contribute to the development of infrastructure and leading roads, leading to the ports of Umm Qasr and Faw, so as Basra to become the starting point to global trade, and we strongly support the return of Turkish activities to work in the province again.
Some officials have been arrested but Akoub remains at large, thought to be hiding out in Irbil, the capital of Iraq
's Kurdish region.
BAGHDAD, Sunday, March 03, 2019 (WAFA) -- President Mahmoud Abbas Sunday evening met with his Iraqi counterpart Barham Saleh in Baghdad, capital of Iraq
, where they discussed the latest political development in the Palestinian cause, particularly the Israeli violations against Jerusalem and its Muslim and Christian holy sites, including al-Aqsa mosque.
A delegation of Saudi Arabian officials reportedly visited the capital of Iraq
, Baghdad, to push forward talks on the construction of a new football stadium.
Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu arrived on Sunday in Arbil, the capital of Iraq
's Kurdish region, in a surprise visit a day before the heads of Iraqi political blocs are to hold a crucial meeting in the city to solve the country's political crisis.
The director of Erbil airport, Talar Faiq Salih, speaks during a press conference at the airport, in the capital of Iraq
's autonomous northern Kurdish region, on February 27, 2018.
IRBIL - The Kuwaiti Consulate in Irbil, the capital of Iraq
's Kurdistan Region, has distributed 135 tons of foodstuff to 4,500 displaced families from Mosul at a western Irbil camp.
Iraqi forces also killed at least four ISIL militants in clashes in the Hawz area in the city of Ramadi, the capital of Iraq
's Anbar province, reports said.
The Obama administration ordered strikes on fighters from the Islamic State, an al Qaeda offshoot, on Friday as it seeks to stop the militants from overrunning Arbil, the capital of Iraq
's northern Kurdish enclave, and from continuing attacks on religious and ethnic minorities.