Iraq Current Affairs - 2020

Iraq new Prime Minister: Mustafa Al Kadhimi

Mustafa Al Kadhimi was chosen as the first Iraq Prime Minister after Adel Abdul Mahdi resigned in November 2019. On May 7, 2020, Iraq parliament voted to choose Mustafa Kadhimi as the new prime minister of Iraq. Highlights In November 2019, Adel Abdul Mahdi resigned due to massive anti-governmental protests. Since then, it is Mustafa Read More…

Vandhe Bharat Mission: The Biggest Evacuation Exercise begins

On May 7, 2020, the Government of India is to begin “Vandhe Bharat Mission”. The mission is considered as one of the biggest evacuation exercise. Highlights The Vandhe Bharat Mission aims at bringing stranded Indians from all over the world. More than 14,800 Indians are stranded abroad. The mission also aims at operating non-scheduled commercial Read More…

30 Years Egypt Ruler Mohammed Hosni Mubarak passes away

On February 25, 2020, the Egypt ruler Mohammed Hosni Mubarak died at the age of 91. He was severely ill in the last months of his life. He served as the President of Egypt between 1981 and 2011. Initially he served as an air force officer. It is to be noted that he undertook training Read More…

Mohammed Allawi appointed the PM of Iraq amidst Tishreen Revolution in the country

On February 01, 2020, one of the former communications ministers of Iraq, Mohammed Allawi was appointed the Prime Minister of the country by the President of Iraq, Barham Salih. Highlights Allawi has been appointed the Prime Minister of the Country amidst long protests that has so far killed 600 in the country. 2019 Iraqi protests-The Read More…

Islamic State for first time claims ‘Province’ in India

The Islamic State (or IS, a Salafi jihadist militant group) for the first time has claimed that it has established a “province” in India. Although, ISIS began claiming attacks against Indian security forces in Kashmir since November 2017 but without any branch affiliation. About the Claims New ‘province’: claimed by Islamic State (IS) is called Read More…