Home » Islam » Iraq blocks Twitter, Facebook, YouTube amid growing ISIL threat

Iraq blocks Twitter, Facebook, YouTube amid growing ISIL threat

The Iraqi government has blocked access to top social media sites like Facebook and Twitter, reportedly to hinder the activities of militants formerly associated with Al-Qaeda. Meanwhile, thousands are signing up to fight the insurgency in Iraq.http://english.irib.ir/news/world/middle-east/item/189880-iraq-blocks-twitter,-facebook,-youtube-amid-growing-isil-threat

About these ads

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

RSS Iran English Radio

  • Gharibpour, a special guest at Polish festival
    Noted Iranian Director Behrouz Gharibpour has been invited to the 15th Grotesca Theater Festival in Poland. In an interview with ISNA, the artist said he has been selected as the special guest of the event…See more: http://english.irib.ir/radioculture/art/item/208444-gharibpour,-a-special-guest-at-polish-festival Filed under: Islam
  • Culture ministry to set up orchestra organization
    The Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance is to establish an umbrella organization to include Tehran Symphony Orchestra and Iran’s National Orchestra following their merger…See more: http://english.irib.ir/radioculture/art/music/item/208445-culture-ministry-to-set-up-orchestra-organizationFiled under: Islam
  • Iranian researchers produce anti-cancer nano-drug
    Iranian researchers have produced a nano-drug which has proven effective in battling treatment resistant cancers…See more: http://english.irib.ir/radioculture/sci-tech/item/208582-iranian-researchers-produce-anti-cancer-nano-drug Filed under: Islam
  • Iran to launch new South Pars phases ahead of schedule
    New development phases of the giant offshore South Pars gas field in southern Iran are to come on-stream in the coming months as the county prepares to win toehold in global energy market…See more: http://english.irib.ir/news/iran1/item/208580-iran-to-launch-new-south-pars-phases-ahead-of-schedule Filed under: Islam
  • Saudi Arabia sows seeds of enmity, grudge in Yemen: Rafsanjani
    Chairman of Iran’s Expediency Council Akbar Hashemi Rafsanani says Saudi Arabia is sowing the seeds of enmity and grudge in Yemen as Riyadh proceeds with its brutal aggression against the southern Arabian Peninsula state…See more: http://english.irib.ir/news/iran1/item/208577-saudi-arabia-sows-seeds-of-enmity,-grudge-in-yemen-rafsanjani Filed under: Islam […]
  • Iran ready to send relief aid to Nepal
    Iran’s Red Crescent Society has reported on the delivery of forty tones of relief aid to the quake-hit regions in Nepal in the near future….See more: http://english.irib.ir/news/world/asia/item/208590-iran-ready-to-send-relief-aid-to-nepal Filed under: Islam
  • Riyadh declares end to ‘Decisive Storm’ phase in Yemen
    Saudi Arabia has declared the end of “Decisive Storm” operation against Yemen, and announced the beginning of a new phase dubbed “Operation Restoring Hope,” Saudi state TV says…See more: http://english.irib.ir/news/world/west-asia/item/208317-riyadh-declares-end-to-decisive-storm-phase-in-yemen Filed under: Islam
  • Cluster bombs, Saudis’ souvenir for Yemenis
    More than 3 weeks have passed since the beginning of bombardment of Yemen by Saudi warplanes. Hundreds of innocent civilians have been martyred and more others have been maimed in the flames of war ignited by the new Saudi rulers. But, what aggravates the situation in Yemen is the use of banned arms by the … Continue reading →
  • Syria’s Ma’lula celebrates liberation anniversary
    Residents of the ancient Syrian town of Ma’lula celebrated the first anniversary of their town’s liberation from the al-Qaeda-linked Takfiri terrorists…See more: http://english.irib.ir/news/world/west-asia/item/208160-syria%E2%80%99s-ma%E2%80%99lula-celebrates-liberation-anniversary Filed under: Islam
  • Attack on civilians in Yemen to bring disgrace to aggressors: Rouhani
    Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has warned against hatching plots in the region, saying the military aggression against civilians in Yemen will bring disgrace to the aggressors…See more: http://english.irib.ir/news/iran1/item/208116-attack-on-civilians-in-yemen-to-bring-disgrace-to-aggressors-rouhani Filed under: Islam

The Leader’s Viewpoints


Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,029 other followers

%d bloggers like this: