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Premier: Iraq Doesn’t Need U.s. Combat Troops

BAGHDAD — Iraq’s prime minister says his country no longer requires American combat troops to fight the Islamic State group, but a formal time frame for their redeployment will depend on the outcome of talks with U.S. officials this...
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Iraqi Shia Top Dog Blames Us For Baghdad Jihad Bombing, Says It’s ‘seeking Justification For...

With Biden’s handlers in the White House and the military-industrial complex back in the saddle unchallenged, and given the boundless dishonesty of the political and media elites, this is actually possible. However, for al-Khazali to claim...
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Bomb Attack Near Bagdad Kills More Than A Dozen

A roadside bomb attack targeted a Baghdad suburb Monday, killing at least 18 people and wounding dozens of others at a crowded market, two Iraqi security officials said. The attack took place in Sadr City, the officials said. They spoke on condition...
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At Least 31 Dead In Baghdad Market Attack

The blast occurred as families came out to shop for the Muslim Eid al-Adha holiday.
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92 Die In Fire At Iraq Covid Treatment Facility

Iraqi officials say at least 92 people were killed and more than 50 were injured after a blaze ripped through a coronavirus treatment ward overnight at a hospital in the southern Iraqi city of Nasiriyah. A similar fire tore through Baghdad's Ibn...
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Rt Correspondent Detained In Baghdad, Broadcaster's Office Equipment Sealed

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Iraqi security forces have detained an RT correspondent in Baghdad and sealed up the equipment in the office of the Russian broadcaster, Maya Manna, the head of RT Arabic, said on Tuesday.
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Iraqi Militia Consistently Blamed For Attacks On Us Troops Vows To Resist Until All ‘occupiers’...

US officials have spent years blaming Kata’ib Hezbollah, an Iraqi Shia militia group allied to the Baghdad government in its battle with Daesh (ISIS)*, for a series of attacks against US forces in Iraq. The group has denied some of the...
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Iran Hails ‘good Progress’ In Second Talks With Rival Saudi Arabia, But ‘complexities’...

Iran and Saudi Arabia, which have postured as leaders of the world’s Shiite and Sunni Muslim communities, respectively, recently held a second round of negotiations in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad aimed at repairing their damaged relations, which...
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Us Forces Shoot Down Armed Drone Over Baghdad Embassy As Attacks Grow

US Forces Shoot Down Armed Drone Over Baghdad Embassy As Attacks Grow Hours after on Monday multiple rockets struck Ain Assad airbase in Iraq's Anbar province where US troops are based, there was a fresh attack on the US embassy in...
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Iran Calls Soleimani’s Killing ‘state Terrorism,’ Repeats Call For Justice For Slain Commander

The United States killed Revolutionary Guard Quds Force Commander Qasem Soleimani in a drone strike in Baghdad, Iraq in January 2020. The assassination prompted Iran to launch ballistic missiles at two Iraqi bases housing US troops, and pushed...
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Iraqis Protest Over Power, Water Cuts Amid Heat Wave

Hundreds of Iraqis protested Friday in Baghdad over worsening power and water cuts as temperatures exceeded 122 degrees Fahrenheit (50 degrees Celsius)  in some parts of Iraq.At Friday prayer in the Sadr City district of Baghdad, men sweated and...
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Donald Rumsfeld, Torturer, Serial Liar, Butcher Of Baghdad, Dies At 88

Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) – Former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld’s death at 88 is an occasion for me to recall some of my own writing on his sinister role in the Iraq War. Rumsfeld wanted to invade Iraq so badly he just made...
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Nine Injured In Blast At Baghdad Market, Security Officials Say

The blast is the second time this year that a market in the Sadr City area of Baghdad has been targeted with explosives. In April, a car bomb was detonated at another bazaar in the densely populated district, killing at least four.
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Egypt, Jordan And Iraq Leaders Meet At Baghdad Summit

Tripartite summit marks the first official visit by an Egyptian leader to Iraq since the first Gulf War Egypt’s President
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Biden Orders 'precision' Strikes On Facilities Of Iran-backed Groups Near Syrian-iraqi Border

The airstrikes are claimed to be in retaliation for the previous attacks targeting US personnel and facilities in Iraq. The latter has recently seen an uptick in the number of such kinds of attacks, namely in Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan, and near Baghdad...
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Egyptian, Jordanian And Iraqi Leaders Meet In Baghdad 

Egypt's president arrived in Baghdad on Sunday on a first official visit by an Egyptian head of state in over 30 years, for tripartite talks with Jordan and Iraq to deepen economic and security cooperation. Abdel Fattah el-Sissi was greeted by...
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Us Confirms Three Drone Attacks Near Its Consulate In Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan - Photos

According to media reports, this comes amid an uptick in attacks at sites where American diplomatic and military personnel are based in Iraq, namely — Baghdad International Airport, the Green Zone and Erbil.
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How A Marine Survived Being Shot With A .50-cal At Point-blank Range

A US Marine guides rounds into an M2 .50-caliber machine gun during training in Romania, September 3, 2018. US Marine Corps/Cpl. Alexander Sturdivant US Marine Corps Cpl. Jared Foster finally arrived in Baghdad in February 2005. A month later, a...
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Military Facility At Baghdad Airport Targeted By Drone Attack, Reports Say

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - An unidentified unmanned aircraft on Monday targeted a military facility located at Baghdad International Airport, Iraqi news agency Shafaq reported, citing a security source.
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Can Iran-backed Militias In Iraq Still Kill With Impunity?

Maya Carlin military, Middle East Iranian militias are vehemently opposed to any American troop presence in Iraq and carry out consistent rocket and drone attacks targeting U.S. military and diplomatic sites in Baghdad’s Green Zone on a near...
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