Tag: "iraq"

Protesters storm Baghdad's Green Zone again, dozens hurt

Protesters storm Baghdad's Green Zone again, dozens hurt

Iraqi security forces opened fire on protesters who stormed into Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone on May 20 and entered the cabinet building, drawing calls for revolt from a powerful Shi'ite Muslim cleric.

Islamic State kills US Navy SEAL in northern Iraq

Islamic State kills US Navy SEAL in northern Iraq

Islamic State militants killed a US Navy SEAL in northern Iraq on May 3 after blasting through Kurdish defenses and overrunning a town in the biggest offensive in the area for months, officials said.

Norway to send 60 troops to train Syrian fighters

Norway to send 60 troops to train Syrian fighters

Norway will send some 60 troops, including special forces soldiers, to train, advise and give operational support to Syrian fighters battling Islamic State militants, the country's prime minister said on May 2.

New security fears in Europe

New security fears in Europe

VOV.VN - Europe is facing security threats made by IS in a new video clip warning of attacking London, Berlin, and Rome.

Vietnam footballers practised to match Iraq

Vietnam footballers practised to match Iraq

VOV.VN - Vietnam’s football team joined training sessions and practised at the 8,000-seat Ghavamin Stadium, Iran on March 28, to prepare for a match with Iraqi team under the framework of the 2018 World Cup qualifying matches.

Vietnam to face Iraq in joint cup

Vietnam to face Iraq in joint cup

Although the chances of Vietnam reaching the final round of the 2018 FIFA World Cup/2019 Asian Cup joint qualifiers are slim, the country will try to beat Iraq in the final match of the event’s second qualifying round to be held in Iran on March 29, according to coach Nguyen Huu Thang.