Deep-learning-based approach for Iraqi and Malaysian vehicle license plate recognition - Habeeb D, Noman F, Alkahtani AA, Alsariera YA, Alkawsi G, Fazea Y, Al-Jubari AM.
Recognizing vehicle plate numbers is a key step towards implementing the legislation on traffic and reducing the number of daily traffic accidents. Although machine learning has advanced considerably, the recognition of license plates remains an obstacle, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Limping and Penniless, Iraqis Deported From Belarus Face Bleak Futures
Hundreds of desperate Iraqis are being sent home after becoming political pawns in Belarus’s quarrel with its European Union neighbors. #pawns #iraqis (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

They gave up everything to get to Europe. Now hundreds are being sent home
Iraqi migrants who traveled to Belarus in recent weeks, spending their life savings on airfare and waiting in limbo in freezing makeshift camps in the hopes of crossing into Europe, are now being... #migrants (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Iraqis check in for flight home after failing to enter EU from Belarus
Hundreds of Iraqis who have camped for weeks at Belarus' borders with the EU checked in for a flight back to Iraq on Thursday, the Iraqi foreign ministry said. #foreignministry #iraqis #belarushundreds (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Minsk became a destination for migrants travelling as tourists
When Kamaran Mohammed travelled with his wife and three children to the Belarus capital Minsk last month from their home in northern Iraq, they went as tourists. #tourists #minsk #migrants #kamaranmohammed (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Migrants Say Belarusians Took Them to E.U. Border and Supplied Wire Cutters
Iraqi Kurds and other migrants said they were fleeing despair at home, but Belarus encouraged them, offering visas and helping them get to the border. #migrants #wirecuttersiraqikurds #iraqikurds #belarusians (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Climate change, extreme heat and drought end way of life in Iraq's famed marshes
#drought (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Failed assassination bid against Iraq PM ramps up tension
Troops and patrols have deployed around Baghdad following the failed assassination attempt with armed drones that targeted Iraq’s prime minister in his residence #tensiontroops #residencetroops #primeminister #assassinationattempt #patrols (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Iraqi PM survives assassination attempt, ramping up tensions
BAGHDAD — Troops deployed around Baghdad on Sunday following the failed assassination attempt with armed drones that targeted the residence of Iraq’s prime minister. The attack significantly... #primeminister #assassinationattempt #militias (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Iraqi PM al-Kadhimi survives Baghdad 'assassination attempt'
Mustafa al-Kadhimi said he was unhurt in the attack on his house, said to be by an armed drone. #mustafaalkadhimi (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Exploding drone assassination attempt on Iraqi PM fails
Mustafa al-Kadhimi was unhurt when drone targeted his residence inside the fortified Green Zone, says government #greenzone #mustafaalkadhimi (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Iraq Says Drone Strike Was Aimed at Prime Minister
Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi was unharmed in the attack on his residence early Sunday, the government said. #mustafaalkadhimi #primeminister #dronestrike (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Iraq PM Mustafa al-Kadhimi survives ‘assassination attempt’
Officials say Mustafa al-Kadhimi escaped unhurt after a drone laden with explosives targeted his residence in Baghdad. #mustafaalkadhimi (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Iraq PM urges ‘calm and restraint’ after failed assassination attempt
'I'm doing fine,' says premier after armed drone attack on his residence in the Green Zone; US condemns 'apparent act of terrorism' #assassinationattempt #greenzone #droneattack (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Iraqi Prime Minister survives exploding drone assassination attempt
Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi escaped an assassination attempt on Sunday after an explosive-laden drone targeted his residence, the country's military said. #mustafaalkadhimi #droneassassination #primeminister (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Iraq's prime minister survives assassination attempt, officials say
In a statement, the government said the drone tried to hit al-Kadhimi’s home, adding that he was “unharmed and in good health.” #alkadhimi #primeminister (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drone attack targets Iraq PM, who escapes unhurt, says military
A drone laden with explosives targeted the residence of Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi in Baghdad early on Sunday in what the Iraqi military called an attempted assassination, but said... #mustafaalkadhimi #assassination #droneattack (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Iraqi officials: Prime minister survives assassination bid
BAGHDAD — Iraq's Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi survived an assassination attempt with an armed drone that targeted his residence early Sunday, and is unharmed, officials said. Two Iraqi... #securityguards #mustafaalkadhimi #primeminister #theassociatedpress #greenzone (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Changing perceptions to end a harmful tradition in northern Iraq
SULAYMANIYAH, Kurdistan Region of Iraq– “Come with me, we need to go to the bakery, my mother told me one morning. That day, I experienced fear, deception and excruciating pain. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - November 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Ivermectin Still Doesn ’t Work For Covid-19
Who knew that Tucker Carlson, ivermectin's most high-profile promoter, was such a fan of science from Iran, Iraq, and Egypt? Turns out that science was all wrong, and better studies show that ivermectin is worthless. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 1, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Steven Salzberg, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Coronavirus Source Type: news

Acceptance and commitment training for veterans with polytrauma: a randomized controlled trial protocol - Uzdavines A, Gonzalez RD, Price A, Broadway D, Smith TL, Rodrigues M, Woods K, Zimmerman MB, Jorge R, Dindo L.
BACKGROUND: Mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) is a signature wound of Veterans of operations in Iraq and Afghanistan (i.e., OIF/OEF/OND). Most Veterans with mTBI also experience stress-based psychopathology (e.g., depression, posttraumatic stress disorder... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

German court jails IS woman for Yazidi girl ’s death in Iraq
‘Jennifer W’ found guilty of crime against humanity for allowing enslaved five-year-old to die of thirst (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Move on, no matter what . . . young refugee's accounts of their displacement experiences - Iraklis G.
This study focused on the uniqueness and complexity of refugee children's experiences on their way and upon arrival to Greece. The study involved 18 students, 13 Iraqi Kurds, 2 Afghans, 1 Kuwaiti and 2 Syrians, from an integration programme at a Greek elem... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The online caliphate: internet usage and ISIS support in the Arab world - Piazza JA, Guler A.
Experts argue that the internet has provided expanded opportunities for violent extremist groups to propagandize and recruit. The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, is an exemplar in that it has heavily invested in an online presence and uses online... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Exploring the shared experiences of Yazidis who survived genocide - Cook W, Kennedy TD, Chenail R, Detullio D, Edmonds WA.
In August 2014, the Islamic State of Iraq (ISIS) and the Levant (ISIL) brutally attacked the Yazidi people and occupied Sinjar and other villages in Northern Iraq. The massacre of Yazidis that began in August 2014 was declared by the United Nations as geno... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

What Colin Powell ’s COVID-19 Death Says About the Current State of the Pandemic
The death of Colin Powell, an 84-year-old former four-star general who served as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff under U.S. President George H.W. Bush and Secretary of State under President George W. Bush and is perhaps best known for his role in bringing the U.S. into its second war in Iraq, is a high-profile reminder of a grim reality: COVID-19 is not just a pandemic of the unvaccinated, as current president Joe Biden likes to say, but a pandemic of the elderly, too. From early on in the pandemic, we’ve known the virus disproportionately kills older people, and the overall data make that pretty clear: About 5...
Source: TIME: Health - October 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alex Fitzpatrick Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Colin Powell, former secretary of State who made case for Iraq invasion, dies of Covid complications at 84
Colin Powell dies of Covid complications Skip Navigation Markets * Pre-Markets, * U.S. Markets, * Currencies, * Cryptocurrency, *... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

In Iraq Election, Shiite Cleric Who Fought U.S. Strengthens Power
Results showed the party of Muqtada al-Sadr making the biggest gains in a vote that could help shape Iraq’s direction and its... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Shiite Cleric Moqtada al-Sadr Emerges as Kingmaker After Iraq Election
Forming a new government could take weeks and Moqtada al-Sadr faces competition from pro-Iran factions. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ISIS finance chief captured by Iraqi forces, Iraq PM says
Iraqi forces captured Sami Jasim, the deputy of former ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Iraq's Prime Minister said in a statement on Monday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Iraq claims capture of IS financial chief in operation abroad
Sami Jasim al-Jaburi was allegedly a deputy leader of the jihadist group under Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

' It will help me to achieve my dream': Helping Iraqi girls stay in school
When COVID-19 closed schools in Basra, southern Iraq, the academic prospects for many schoolgirls were put at risk. On International Day of The Girl Child, we look at a UN program which is helping girls in the region to keep learning. (Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population)
Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Brief report: prevalence of screening positive for post-traumatic stress disorder among service members following combat-related injury - MacGregor AJ, Perez KG, McCabe CT, Dougherty AL, Jurkick SM, Galarneau MR.
The post-9/11 conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan resulted in the most U.S. military casualties since Vietnam. Asymmetric warfare domi- nated the battlefield, commonly in the form of improvised explosive devices and other blast weaponry, which placed infantr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, who led Iraq War 'surge,' dead at 67
Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, a New Jersey native and former Army chief of staff who led the successful “surge” in the Iraq War, died Friday... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Army Gen. Raymond Odierno, who commanded Iraq War strategy, dies at 67
Gen. Ray Odierno, a retired four-star Army general who commanded US troops during the Iraq War, died Friday of cancer, according to Army... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Raymond Odierno, Army general who commanded in Iraq, dies at 67
“The general died after a brave battle with cancer; his death was not related to COVID,” a family statement said. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Raymond Odierno, US general who led allied forces in Iraq, dies aged 67
Family says New Jersey native who capped career as army chief of staff died of cancer not Covid-19 (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Education Cannot Wait Annual Results Reveals the Devastating Impact of COVID-19 on Learning for Children in Emergencies and Protracted Crises
Yasmine Sherif, Director of Education Cannot Wait, visited a refugee site in the village of Modale, located 30 kms from Yakoma, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Courtesy: Education Cannot Wait By Alison KentishNEW YORK/GENEVA, Oct 5 2021 (IPS) The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the face of education globally, but for children in emergencies and protracted crises, its blow has been particularly devastating. Education Cannot Wait (ECW), the global fund that brings teaching and learning to children and adolescents in emergencies and crises, has said that 2020 was ‘exceptionally challenging.’ ECW released it...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Alison Kentish Tags: COVID-19 Development & Aid Education Education Cannot Wait. Future of Education is here Featured Gender Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Inequity #ECW #EducationCannotWait #GlobalGoals #SDG4 #ECWRes Source Type: news

Gender differences in traumatic experiences, PTSD, and relevant symptoms among the Iraqi internally displaced persons - Taha PH, Sijbrandij M.
Conflict in Iraq has led to a large number of internally displaced Iraqis, with a great impact on their mental health. A few previous studies investigated the gender differences of mental disorders in Iraqi internally displaced persons (IDPs). The aim of t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Talk of Iraq Recognizing Israel Prompts Threats of Arrest or Death
A conference promoting normalization, organized by a little-known American group, prompted a furor, pointing to the volatility and... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ancient Gilgamesh tablet taken from Iraq and bought by Hobby Lobby is returned
The "Gilgamesh Dream Tablet" was illegally taken from Iraq. It contains part of the Epic of Gilgamesh, one of the earliest pieces of... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Epidemiology of patients treated at the emergency department of a Medcins Sans Frontieres field hospital during the Mosul Offensive: Iraq, 2017 - Nerlander MP, Pini A, Trelles M, Majanen H, Al-Abbasi O, Maroof M, Ragazzoni L, von Schreeb J.
This study aimed ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

20 Years On, the War on Terror Grinds Along With No End in Sight
Yet, the failures in Iraq and Afghanistan obscure the striking success of a multilateral effort that extends to as many as 85 countries. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What 9/11 Survivors and First Responders Have Taught Us About Public Health in the 20 Years Since the Attacks
Dr. David Prezant was knocked fully airborne at 9:59 on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001. He didn’t see the impact coming, but he felt it when it hit—and it nearly killed him. Little more than an hour earlier, Prezant, then the deputy chief medical officer of the Fire Department of New York, was headed for his usual workplace at the FDNY’s Office of Medical Affairs, just across the Manhattan Bridge in Brooklyn. He had already heard that a plane had hit the North Tower of the World Trade Center, and he reckoned that it was an accident. By the time he reached his office, however, the South Tower had been struc...
Source: TIME: Health - September 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jeffrey Kluger and Tara Law Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Afghanistan ’s Girls Need our Unwavering Support in Education
By Yasmine SherifNEW YORK, Sep 9 2021 (IPS) The Taliban takeover of government in Kabul is just days old, and the eyes of Afghans and the world are cautiously watching and hopeful to see them stand by their word and ensure that girls’ education be promoted and protected. Yasmine SherifTwenty years ago, under the Taliban regime which prevailed from 1996 to 2001, schooling for girls was banned, although private home-based classes for girls were allowed in some parts of the country. From 2001 onwards the enrolment of girls and boys in schools saw steady gains in Afghanistan, accompanied by a large intake of female teac...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Yasmine Sherif Tags: Armed Conflicts Asia-Pacific COVID-19 Economy & Trade Education Education Cannot Wait. Future of Education is here Featured Headlines Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Religion TerraViva United Nations Education Cannot Wait (EC Source Type: news

Wars In Afghanistan, Iraq ‘Not Worth Fighting,’ 60%+ Say
Just one in three respondents supported the wars. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 7, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Graison Dangor, Forbes Staff Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Breaking breaking-news Source Type: news

Protecting children from labor in Iraqi laws and Islamic law - العاصي.
Protecting children from labor according to Iraqi laws and Islamic lawIn our world today, with great regret, we find a lack of interest in children, including their exploitation in work that is not commensurate with their ages, and because children are one... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Florida Shooting: 4 Are Found Dead After Man Opens Fire on Deputies
The gunman, a veteran of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, fatally shot a man, two women and an infant inside two homes near Lakeland,... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Alterations in the topology of functional connectomes are associated with posttraumatic stress disorder and blast-related mild traumatic brain injury in combat veterans - Rowland JA, Stapleton-Kotloski J, Martindale SL, Rogers E, Ord A, Godwin D, Taber KH.
This study e... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Equine Therapy: Horses Help Veterans Struggling With PTSD
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 1, 2021 -- As a Marine Corps veteran who served in both Iraq and Afghanistan, Matthew Ryba understands what life in a combat zone can do to soldiers'minds, leaving many struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder. Now, new... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 1, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news