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Islamic State Down
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Islamic State Down but Not Out in Syria and Iraq: Pentagon Report

The most recent report from the Pentagon’s Inspector General on Operation Inherent Resolve, the US-led diplomatic and military operation against the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria, indicates that IS has weakened but remains a priority…
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Foreign forces to leave Iraq in 15 days, says army

US combat troops stationed in Iraq are scheduled to leave the country in 15 days, the Iraqi army's spokesman said on Thursday.Baghdad and Washington announced in July that the full withdrawal of American combat troops from Iraq would be completed…
Abuse and Torture in Iraq, Afghanistan
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Maj. Ian Fishback, Who Wrote To McCain about Detainee Abuse and Torture in Iraq, Afghanistan, Dies At 42

Ian Fishback, an Army whistle-blower whose allegations that fellow members of the 82nd Airborne Division in Iraq routinely beat and abused prisoners prompted the Senate to approve anti-torture legislation in 2005, died on Nov. 19 in Bangor,…
U.S. Forces Will Remain in Iraq
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Pentagon Says ‘U.S. Forces Will Remain in Iraq’ Despite Militia Warning for Dec. 31

Defying a warning from local militias, a Pentagon official has told Newsweek that U.S. forces will remain in Iraq after the scheduled end of combat operations on December 31. With less than a month and a half left in the year, an ensemble of…
US Brutal Crimes in Iraq
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Former Prisoner in Abu Ghraib Reveals U.S. Brutal Crimes in Iraq

Although 18 years have passed since being arrested by the U.S. forces and detained in notorious Abu Ghraib prison, Alaah Karim Ahmed still keeps his identification bracelet, as a reminder of the brutality of the U.S. occupation in Iraq. In…
Iraq Won't Be Part of the Abraham
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Iraq Won’t Be Part of the Abraham Accords, FM Says

Iraq doesn’t plan to normalize ties with Israel in the near future, its Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein told a security conference in Bahrain over the weekend. “As for the question, is Iraq going to be part of the Abraham Accords soon? –…
US To End Combat Mission In Iraq
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US To End Combat Mission In Iraq This Year, Confirms Pentagon

The US military mission in Iraq will be completed before the end of this year during a meeting with his Iraqi counterpart Juma Inad, Pentagon confirmed on Saturday. "The United States will uphold the commitments it made during the July 2021…
Iraq Resistance Warns
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Iraq Resistance Warns It’s Ready to Expel U.S. by Force at End of Year

A group of Iraqi militias has issued a warning that they were prepared to take up arms against the U.S. military presence in Iraq if U.S. troops stayed in the country past the upcoming year's end deadline for combat operations revealed over…
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Iraq to bring back hundreds of citizens stranded on EU’s doorstep

Iraq's government will repatriate hundreds of its citizens stranded in Belarus amid an escalating migrant crisis on the EU's doorstep.An Iraqi diplomatic delegation in the Belarusian capital of Minsk has so far received requests from more than…
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President Underlines Iran’s Support for Iraq’s Independence, Security, Sovereignty

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi said it is the country’s principled policy to support Iraq’s sovereignty, independence and stability. Speaking in a phone call with Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi on Wednesday, Raisi said that the…