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Iraq judiciary dismisses Sadr’s demand to dissolve parliament

Iraq's judiciary said Sunday it lacks the authority to dissolve parliament as demanded by populist Shiite Muslim cleric Moqtada Sadr, who is engaged in an escalating standoff with political rivals. In the latest twist to the political turmoil,…
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Afghan Father Whose Teen Fell from US Cargo Plane: ‘I Blame the Americans’

As the first anniversary of the disastrous US pullout from Afghanistan approaches, a victim of one of its most gruesome tragedies finally has a name. Zabi Rezayee, 17, was one of the desperate civilians who clung to the landing gear and wheel…
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Iran May Accept EU Nuclear Deal Proposal, Wants Assurances

Iran has stated that it wants assurances and guarantees that no future US president would rescind the nuclear deal should it accept the European Union (EU) proposal to return to the deal, news agency IRNA reported Friday.The EU announced on…
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US Steals 89 Tankers of Oil from Syria: State Media

The US forces sent 89 oil tankers to carry stolen oil from Syria to US bases in Iraq on Saturday, the Syrian state news agency SANA reported. The latest oil convoy went into Iraq through the al-Mahmoudieh crossing, which has been used by the…
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Palestine: Record Number of Messianic US Jewish Migrants Move to Illegal Settlements

The number of American Jews who moved to Israel's illegal settlements in the occupied West Bank last year was the highest in more than ten years according to figures compiled by Israel's Central Bureau of Statistics. The bureau is responsible…
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Turkey’s Engagement with Afghanistan Has Grown Since Taliban Takeover

While many countries cut diplomatic ties with Afghanistan after the Taliban's return to power last year, Turkey, the only NATO member with a diplomatic presence in the war-torn country, has been active on many fronts.Recently, the second phase…
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Head of Sanaa negotiating delegation: Washington is managing Yemeni file behind scenes to serve interests of Israel, Saudi Arabia and UAE

The head of the Sanaa negotiating delegation Muhammad Abdul Salam confirmed on Thursday that "the visit to Moscow comes in an exceptional and sensitive circumstance to find a solution that will benefit the people of Yemen at such a stage."In…
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UN chief says killing of Palestinian children ‘unconscionable’

Almost 40 Palestinian children have been killed so far this year in the occupied territories and in many incidents, Israeli forces appear to use lethal force in a manner that violates international human rights law, UN High Commissioner for…
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The United States sends 300 additional soldiers to Iraq

The United States reinforces its military forces participating in the international coalition fighting ISIS with additional 300 soldiers who will remain in Iraq for nine months and return to the United States in July 2023.These additional soldiers…
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Iran Nuclear Deal Appears Within Reach as Negotiators Send “Final Text” to Tehran & Washington

After months of failure to revive the Iran nuclear deal, European Union negotiators have drafted a “final” text for the U.S. and Iran to sign. An agreement seems more likely, due to Iran backing down on original demands for the U.S. to…