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Iraq: Katyusha Missile Fell on “Ain al-Assad” Base

A security source confirmed to Al-Mayadeen that one Katyusha missile fell so far on the western side of the US military airbase "Ain al-Assad". The source said that the location of the missile had been determined, noting that there was material…
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British carrier to strike targets in Syria and Iraq

HMS Queen Elizabeth’s F-35 jets are going into action against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. The Ministry of Defence said in a release: “The renowned 617 Squadron RAF (‘The Dambusters’) will operate the jets to provide tangible and…
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Iraq expresses wish to reopen embassy in Libya

The Iraqi Minister of Foreign Affairs, Fouad Hussein, has confirmed his country’s desire to reopen the Iraqi embassy in Libya with a view to initiating political and diplomatic work in a way which serves the interests of both countries, along…
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Iraq Says Deal Signed with Exxon, Schlumberger to Boost West Qurna-1

Iraq's oil ministry says state-run Basra Oil Company signed a contract with Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM) and Schlumberger (NYSE:SLB) to drill 96 wells in the West Qurna-1 oilfield, which could improve production capacity by 200K bbl/day over…
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Senate will Vote to Repeal Iraq War Authorization, Schumer Says

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced his support on Wednesday for repealing the 2002 war authorization for Iraq, vowing to hold a vote on scrapping the outdated measure later this year. The announcement from Schumer (D-N.Y.) comes…
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Iraq Finds Remains of 123 People in IS Mass Grave

WASHINGTON - Iraq announced over the weekend that it had excavated a mass grave containing the remains of more than 100 people killed by the Islamic State (IS) terrorists in a facility located in the northwest of Iraq’s second-largest city,…
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Booby-Trap Targets US Military Base in Baghdad

Al-Mayadeen correspondent in Iraq reported that a booby-trapped march targeted the US military wing at Baghdad International Airport this morning. The American base at Baghdad Airport and other military bases that house American soldiers are…
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Iraq congratulates UAE on election to UN Security Council

Iraq Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein on Sunday congratulated his Emirati counterpart, Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, on his country's victory in the membership of the United Nations Security Council. On Friday, the United Nations General…
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President Barzani arrives in UAE, expected to meet with Abu Dhabi crown prince on Saturday

Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani arrived in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Friday upon an official invitation from Abu Dhabi’s Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan. Both leaders are expected to discuss boosting…
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Iran, Iraq Agree to Enhance Cultural Ties: Spokesman

The spokesman for the Iranian Foreign Ministry unveiled plans for the promotion of civilizational ties and cultural interaction with Iraq following a trip to Baghdad. Pointing to the results of his recent trip to Baghdad, Iranian Foreign Ministry…