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Russia Calls On US to ‘Be More Active’ to Revive Iran Nuclear Deal

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov called Saturday on the United States to take a more active approach to help resume stalled talks aimed to revive the Iran nuclear deal. "It seems evident they should be more active" in "resolving all issues…
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Bennett’s Call for Normalization on Iraqis: ‘Israel Extends His Hand in Peace’

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said Saturday night that “Israel has extended its hand back in peace” in response to a Friday meeting of more than 300 prominent Iraqis calling on his country to normalize relations with the Jewish state.…
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Iraq-Kurd Forum Pushes Israel Normalization, Baghdad Condemns

More than 300 Iraqis, including tribal leaders, called for a normalisation of ties with Israel at a conference in autonomous Kurdistan organised by a US think-tank, drawing a chorus of condemnation Saturday from Baghdad. The first initiative…
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Stolen ancient tablet headed back to Iraq

A 3,500-year-old clay tablet discovered in the ruins of the library of an ancient Mesopotamian king, then looted from an Iraqi museum 30 years ago, is finally headed back to Iraq.The $1.7 million cuneiform clay tablet was found in 1853 as part…
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Anti-ISIS Coalition Reviews its Role in Iraq

The US-led Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS announced that it was reorganizing “to an advisory and assist role” in Iraq by the end of the year. However, Coalition Spokesman Wayne Marotto stressed on Twitter commitment to security cooperation…
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Biden Claims the US Is ‘Not At War,’ Despite Combat Deployments to Iraq and Syria, and Counter-Terror Missions in Africa

Speaking before the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, President Joe Biden concluded his speech by making a bold — and ultimately false — claim about the United States's military engagements abroad. "I stand…
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You Lied About WMDs’: Iraq War Veteran Blasts Bush in Public

A veteran of the United States invasion of Iraq, Mike Prysner, publicly called out former U.S. President George W. Bush, a viral video circulating the internet showed late Monday. “Mr. Bush, when are you going to apologize for the million…
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US Deploying 2,000 Troops to Iraq for Nine Month Period: Report

The United States is deploying around 2,000 troops to Iraq despite Washington announcing plans to end its combat mission in the country, The New York Times reported on Monday. Soldiers from the Fourth Infantry Division will replace the 256th…
Iran's Top Commander Demands Closure Of US Base In Northern Iraq
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Iran’s Top Commander Demands Closure of US Base in Northern Iraq

The chief commander of Iran’s armed forces on Sunday has warned that the American base in northern Iraq must close, accusing the United States of assisting armed opposition groups operating from the Iraqi Kurdistan region. This is the most…
Iraqi leader says will not allow dissolution of Hashd al-Sha'abi
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Iraqi Leader Says Will Not Allow Dissolution of Hashd Al-Sha’abi

The secretary general of the Badr Organization has roundly dismissed attempts to dissolve Iraqi anti-terror Popular Mobilization Units, better known by the Arabic word Hashd al-Sha’abi. “There are plots seeking either the merger or dissolution…