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Punjab CM Asks MoS MEA To Bring Back Mortal Remains Of Hostages Killed In Iraq

Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh has asked VK Singh, Minister of State in the Ministry of External Affairs, to follow up on the issue of bringing back the mortal remains

All 39 Hostages Taken By ISIS In Iraq Are Dead, Says Sushma Swaraj

During the ongoing post budget session, the Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday informed the Parliament that all 39 people kidnapped by the so-called Islamic State

Kurdistan Votes For Independence, 92% Kurds Says ‘Yes’

More then 92% of Kurds an ethnic  minority in a semi autonomous region in northern Iraq has on  Wednesday voted for independence, according to election

Iraq: ‘Islamic State’ atrocities fuelled by decades of reckless arms trading: Amnesty International

Decades of poorly regulated arms flows into Iraq as well lax controls on the ground have provided the armed group calling itself IslamicState (IS) with a large and lethal arsenal that is being used to commit war crimes and crimes against humanity on a massive scale in Iraq and Syria, Amnesty International said in a new report today.

I was kept in secret custody by Indian agencies, says Punjabi youth who escaped ISIS

Indian agencies kept Harjit Masih, a Punjab who was abducted by ISIS in Iraq last June, but somehow escaped the death clinches of ISIS, under detention in Noida and Gurgaon at the pretext of threat to his life. He also said that the chances of survival of 39 other persons abducted by ISIS were bleak as they were all shot four or five days after their abduction.

Iraq 2014: 19 more Punjabis return home, no clue about 40 abducted in Mosul

According to reports 19 more Punjabis returned to India by a special flight on August 05 from Iraq. But there is no information on the whereabouts of another 40 Punjabi construction workers taken hostage by militants in conflict-torn Iraq.