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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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What is Turkey’s real goal in northern Iraq’s Kurdish region?

by : SETH J. FRANTZMAN ،THE JERUSALEM POST Turkey’s growing role in northern Iraq does not correlate with any kind of increased “terrorism." In recent years, Turkey has widely expanded its role in northern Iraq’s autonomous Kurdish…
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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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Biden to withdraw ‘hundreds of troops from Middle East’ as focus becomes China and Russia, says US officials

The United States is set to radically reduce weapons systems and troops in the Middle East, mostly in Saudi Arabia, as it refocuses its attention to potential threats from China and Russia, an official has revealed. It is believed Defence Secretary…
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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his support on Wednesday for repealing the 2002 war authorization for Iraq, vowing to hold a vote on scrapping the outdated measure later this year.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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Strengthening relations between Israel and Iraqi Kurdistan

reference : THE JERUSALEM POST Israel has a strong and special relationship with the Kurds, which extends to recent times when the Kurdistan Regional Government undertook a referendum to become independent. For decades, Israel was the…

Iraq looks to revive its nuclear programme

Iraq is working on a plan to build nuclear reactors in face of widespread blackouts that have sparked social unrest, Bloomberg reported on 8 June. Despite being OPEC’s second biggest oil producer, Iraq is suffering from power shortages and…
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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…