Iraq repatriates 433 more stranded migrants from Belarus Dec 03, 2021 0 0 12345 Baghdad Iraq said on Thursday it was bringing home 433 more citizens from Belarus after they had been stranded on its border in their attempt to enter the European Union (EU).Last month, the Iraqi government said it would bring back those who wish to return voluntarily from Belarus. At least 1,500 Iraqis have since been repatriated aboard flights of the national carrier. The latest group were flown on Thursday on an Iraqi Airways flight out of the Belarusian capital Minsk, spokesman for the Iraqi Foreign Ministry Ahmed al-Sahaf said, without giving further details. The ministry has also issued 140 passports for Iraqi migrants who had lost their passports to help their repatriation, the official added, according to Iraq’s state news agency INA. (Agencies) Pages 12 RELATED ARTICLES No end to Delhi’s air pollution woes, schools closed again Dec 03, 2021 0 0 Rapid global spread of Omicron unabated, experts deeply worried Dec 03, 2021 0 0 ‘Personal meeting’ with Peng Shuai agreed upon, says IOC Dec 03, 2021 0 0 First trial on state torture in Syria may end in January dpa Koblenz, Germany A trial that German prosecutors say is the world’s first criminal proceedings on state torture in Syria may end in January. Senior prosecutor Jasper Klinge said during a break in the hearing at .. Ten killed in blast targeting oil field workers in war-torn Syria Damascus At least 10 people were killed on Thursday in an explosion that targeted a bus in the east of war-torn Syria, state media and a monitoring group reported. Syria’s state news agency SANA said a “terrorist .. Austrian Chancellor Schallenberg announces surprise resignation Vienna Austrian Chancellor Alexander Schallenberg said on Thursday he is stepping down, less than two months after taking office and hours after his scandal-plagued predecessor, Sebastian Kurz, announced his .. London angry after French president brands UK PM a ‘clown’ dpa London Reported comments by French President Emmanuel Macron branding British Prime Minister Boris Johnson a “clown” and a “knucklehead” were “unhelpful,” a British government minister said on Thursday. The .. Libyan court reinstates Gaddafi’s son as candidate for president Benghazi, Libya A Libyan court on Thursday reinstated Saif al-Islam, the son of late dictator Moamer Gaddafi, as an official candidate for president in an election due later this month, Libya media reported. Last ..