Showing posts with label Iraq. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Iraq. Show all posts

Thursday, January 21, 2021

More Than 20 Dead In Baghdad Twin Suicide Bombing: Ministry | Barron's

More Than 20 Dead In Baghdad Twin Suicide Bombing

The toll in a twin suicide bombing in an open-air Baghdad market on Thursday morning topped 20 dead and 40 wounded, an interior ministry official told AFP.

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Source: US Attack against Jurf Al-Nasr Aimed at Paving Ground for ISIL’s Revival - FARS

US Attack against Jurf Al-Nasr

(FNA)- A senior Iraqi source said that the early Tuesday airstrikes against Jurf al-Nasr region at the bordering areas of Iraq and Syria were aimed at preparing the ground for the ISIL to enter the country.

Saturday, January 9, 2021

Iraq calls U.S. blacklisting of militia leader 'unacceptable' - TODAY

Iraq's Popular Mobilisation Forces

 Iraq denounced on Saturday as "unacceptable" a U.S. decision to blacklist the leader of a state umbrella group for mainly Iran-backed Shi'ite militia.

Tuesday, December 29, 2020

Iran to resume gas flows to Iraq after agreement reached on unpaid bills - The Jerusalem post

Iran to resume gas flows to Iraq

Iran will resume normal gas flows to Iraq from Wednesday after reaching an agreement with Iraq over unpaid bills, a spokesman for Iraq's electricity ministry said.

Thursday, December 24, 2020

‘Blood cheaper than water’: Outrage over Trump Blackwater pardons | Al Jazeera


US President Donald Trump’s issuance of pardons for security guards convicted of killing at least 14 Iraqi civilians in a 2007 Baghdad massacre has caused international uproar, including in Iraq where people expressed outrage and sadness.

Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Thursday, December 3, 2020

US to draw down staff from Baghdad embassy amid ‘security concerns’ as anniversary of Soleimani assassination draws near – reports — RT

 Washington is set to pull diplomatic staff from its embassy in Baghdad in an effort to “minimize risk” as the one-year anniversary of the US kill strike on Iranian general Qassem Soleimani approaches, according to several reports.

Monday, November 30, 2020

Iranian commander killed by drone strike in Syria-Iraq border, reports say -

A senior commander in Iran’s Revolutionary Guards was killed Sunday in a drone strike along the Syria-Iraq border, several Arab media outlets reported, citing Iraqi officials.

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Lavrov: US intervention in Syria, Iraq and Libya leads to spread of destruction and devastation in these countries – Syrian Arab News Agency

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov stressed that the US intervention in Syria, Iraq and Libya has never brought anything positive to the region, but rather it led to the spread of destruction and devastation in these countries.

Sunday, November 22, 2020

Sunday, October 4, 2020

Unidentified Aircraft Attack Pro-Baghdad Militia in Iraq Near Border With Syria, Report Says - Sputnik International

Over the past year-and-a-half, Iraq’s pro-government paramilitary forces have accused Israel of targeting them in air raids on multiple occasions. Tel Aviv has accused ‘Iranian-backed’ militias of using Iraq to ship weapons to Syria, but has declined to comment on whether or not it has carried out any operations inside Iraqi territory.

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Iraq summons Turkish ambassador after cross-border strike kills 2 Iraqi commanders

turkish drone
A Turkish drone strike that killed two senior Iraqi commanders has triggered a harsh response in Baghdad, with the federal government scrapping a high-level protection assembly and summoning Ankara’s ambassador to rebuke the assault.

Thursday, January 9, 2020

U.S. House to vote on limiting Trump's power to hit Iran militarily

U.S. House
The U.S. House will vote Thursday on a war powers resolution aimed at restricting President Donald Trump's ability to strike Iran militarily following a pair of missile strikes by Tehran against U.S.-held bases in Iraq.

Friday, January 3, 2020

‘Act of international terrorism’: Iran vows ‘vigorous revenge’ on US after Quds Force chief killed in US airstrike

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif denounced a series of US airstrikes that killed the chief of the elite Quds Force, Qassem Soleimani, as international terrorism, warning the US about consequences of its “rogue adventurism.”

Thursday, January 2, 2020

Tulsi Gabbard: Trump's 'Impulsive' Policies on Display in Iraq

Tulsi Gabbard

US Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard said President Donald Trump's "short-sighted" military policies in Iraq "led to our embassy being besieged." 

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Iran’s Supreme Leader hits back at Trump’s ‘big price’ threat, says US ‘took revenge’ for defeating ISIS

Hashd al-Sha’bi
Giving a sharp rebuke to Donald Trump’s threat to make Iran pay for an attack on the US Embassy in Baghdad, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said tirades like this usually end up nowhere.

Up to 4,000 US Troops Could Deploy to Mideast amid Protests in Iraq

US Troops
Following angry protests by Iraqi people outside the US embassy over Washington’s airstrikes on the Arab country, up to 4,000 American troops will be deployed to Kuwait, according to three US defense officials.

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Amnesty: US-led coalition in denial over civilian deaths in Raqqa

US-led coalition in denial over civilian deaths in Raqqa
The United States-led coalition is "deeply in denial" about the number of civilians killed during an offensive it launched to remove the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) group from Syria's Raqqa last year, Amnesty International has said.

Saturday, July 14, 2018

Iraq: Protests rage over poor public services, unemployment

Iraq has placed its security forces on high alert after protests against high unemployment and a lack of basic services in the country's southern provinces spread to the capital, Baghdad.

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

"Campaign" in Iraq: Turkey Accuses Israel of Selling Ankara Defective Drones

Heron-model UAV
Turkish Defence Minister Nurettin Canikli accused Tel Aviv of selling Ankara defective drones in a 2005 deal which affecting the country’s campaign against Kurdish militias in Iraq.

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