Hashd al-Sha’abi convoy attacked near Iraq-Syria border; US denies involvement
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Hashd Al-Sha’abi Convoy Attacked Near Iraq-Syria Border; US Denies Involvement

A military convoy belonging to Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Units (PMU), also known as Hashd al-Sha’abi, has reportedly come under attack by US airstrikes near the Iraq-Syria border. Sabereen News, a Telegram news channel associated with…
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US combat troops to start leaving Iraq in October, Iraqi MP says

US combat troops will start leaving Iraq from early next month, an Iraqi lawmaker on parliament's Security and Defence Committee has told The New Arab's Arabic-language sister site.The withdrawal will take place in stages, and is based on the…
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Iraq election chief vows fair elections despite concerns

Iraq is taking measures to close loopholes and conduct fair elections despite attempts to compromise the upcoming polls, the head of Iraq's electoral commission said.Judge Jaleel Adnan Khalaf, chairman of the Iraqi Independent High Electoral…
US Smuggles a Convoy of Stolen Oil Tankers from Syria to Iraq
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US Smuggles a Convoy of Stolen Oil Tankers from Syria to Iraq

The US military forces deployed in eastern Syria moved a convoy of tankers carrying stolen oil from Syria as well as trucks of military equipment into northern Iraq on Tuesday. US military forces relocated a convoy of tankers carrying stolen…
U.S. Military Denies, Israel Declines to Comment on Iraq-Syria Border Strike Reports
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U.S. Military Denies, Israel Declines to Comment on Iraq-Syria Border Strike Reports

The U.S. military has denied conducting airstrikes against Iraqi militias operating in eastern Syria near the border with Iraq, and Israeli forces would not comment on the alleged incident. Speaking on behalf of the U.S.-led coalition tasked…
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Top US Spy says Somalia, Yemen, Syria and Iraq Represent Greater Terrorist Threat than Afghanistan

Afghanistan is no longer the US' top concern among international terrorist threats to the American homeland, the nation's top spy said at an intelligence and national security conference in Washington on Monday, even amid ongoing fears from…
Iraq PM holds talks on economic links on Iran visit
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Iraq PM Holds Talks on Economic Links on Iran Visit

Iraq's Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhemi met Iran's recently-elected President Ebrahim Raisi on Sunday to discuss the neighbours' economic relations. Kadhemi is the first foreign leader to visit the ultra-conservative Raisi, and he brought…
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US Intervention in Iraq Bolsters Terrorism – Expert

US military intervention policies under the pretext of fighting terrorism following the 9/11 attacks have instead provoked terrorism and rooted it in Iraq, the Middle East as well as across the world, a political researcher has said. The chaos…
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Iraq’s Erbil Airport Targeted in Drone Attack: Kurdish Officials

Erbil International Airport in northern Iraq has been targeted in a drone attack, Kurdish security officials said, the latest in a series of similar incidents over the past year. The internal security service for Iraq’s autonomous Kurdish…
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Iraq, US Agree To Move Forward To End US Combat Presence

Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi yesterday received United States Central Command (CENTCOM) chief, General Kenneth McKenzie, in Baghdad and agreed to hold another meeting of the American and Iraqi technical military committees to finalise…