IRAQ NEWS: Salah ad Din MP Abdul al-Qahar al-Samarei told a press conference on Wednesday that the destiny of thousands of detainees in the province was still unknown, calling on Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi to form a committee to look into the situation of two thousand detainees. He pointed out that the announcement of the Ministry of Migration on the return of 93 percent of the IDPs was groundless. / According to a statement by Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi’s office, he received Brett McGurk, the U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIS, in order to discuss strengthening bilateral relations. McGurk, during the meeting, affirmed his country’s support for the stability of Iraq and the efforts of reconstruction, urging U.S. companies to participate in investment and programs for the return of the IDPs. / The Baghdad Provincial Council revealed that 50 factories used cancerous and radioactive substances banned by the Ministries of Health and Environment. Mazin Younis, a member of the PC Environment Committee, said that these factories worked in metal melting in Baghdad but they used radioactive substances that caused cancer and polluted the environment of the capital. / COR Speaker Saleem al-Jabouri met with a delegation from the Bahraini Parliament on Wednesday to discuss political and security developments in Iraq and the region. They agreed on bilateral cooperation at the parliamentary level. According to a statement by Jabouri’s office, Bahraini Ambassador to Iraq Salah al-Maliki and Bahraini Parliament Speaker Ali Abdullah al-Aradi attended the meeting. / A local source in Diyala told Al-Sumaria on Wednesday that two people were killed in an armed attack that took place near the Al-Zahraa government hospital in Al Miqdadiyah District in the northeastern part of the province. The source, who requested anonymity, added that the preliminary investigations showed that the accident was criminal.