Tag: Iraq

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Iran will beat Trump, not abandon missiles: Rouhani

President Donald Trump will fail in his confrontation with Iran, just like Iraq’s Saddam Hussein, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said ...

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Iraq parliament elects speaker, breaking deadlock

Iraq’s parliament elected Sunni lawmaker Mohammed al-Halbousi as speaker Saturday, marking an important step towards establishing a new government four ...

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Iraq’s prime minister indicates he will not seek second term

Iraq’s Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi says he will not “cling to power,” after Iraq’s highest Shiite religious authority called for ...

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Dutch soon to pull fighter jets striking Daesh targets

Dutch F-16 fighter jets will end bombing missions against Daesh (ISIS) in Iraq and Syria at the end of the ...

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Suicide attack kills six, wounds 42 near Iraq’s Tikrit

At least six people were killed and 42 wounded when a suicide bomber detonated a car full of explosives at ...

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Iran demands Iraq hand over Kurdish dissidents, close bases

The head of Iran’s armed forces demanded on Tuesday authorities in neighboring Iraq hand over separatist Kurdish dissidents stationed there ...

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Iraqi officials impose Basra curfew amid violent protests

Iraqi officials have imposed a curfew on Basra starting at 4pm local time Saturday, a military statement said. Iraq’s second ...

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3 Katyusha rockets fired at Iraq’s Basra airport: official

An official at Iraq’s Basra airport says unknown assailants have fired three Katyusha rockets at the airport, adding that no ...

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Bahrain Calls On Its Citizens to Leave Iraq Due to Unrest

Bahrain’s ministry of foreign affairs has called on all Bahraini citizens in Iraq to leave the country, according to local ...

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Basra rioters torch Iranian consulate

Protesters have torched the Iranian consulate in the southern Iraqi city of Basra amid large protests against corruption and lack ...