Iraqi authorities have repatriated 111 Iraqi families linked to the ISIS group from a Kurdish-run camp in northern Syria, a local official said on Monday.T hey arrived on Saturday and were transferred to Al-Jadaa camp south of Mosul, in Nineveh province, said the official who declined to be named.
Eight Iraqi officers have been arrested on charges of negligence in probing an attempt to assassinate Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi, a senior official said Monday. Kadhimi escaped unhurt from the November 7 assassination bid, in an attack that has gone unclaimed.
A drone attack that targeted the Iraqi prime minister on Sunday was carried out by at least one Iranian-backed militia group, Iraqi security officials and sources close to the militias said. The sources, who spoke to Reuters on Monday on condition of anonymity, said the drones and explosives used in the assault were Iranian-made.