Iraq

Journo: Uk Gov't Needs To Know That It Won't Be Able To Do Same Thing In Iran That It Did In Iraq

Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May has been chairing the government's emergency committee Cobra after a British-flagged tanker was seized by Iran in the Gulf. Iranian Journalist Hamidreza Gholamzadeh expressed his opinion about it.
Related topics: United Kingdom, Iran

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Saddam Hussein: How A Deadly Purge Of Opponents Set Up His Ruthless Dictatorship

The scene, a large smoke-filled room in Baghdad 40 years ago on July 22 1979. About a hundred unsuspecting Ba’athist party members sat listening to their newly installed president, Saddam Hussein, denouncing a conspiracy against him. Suddenly...
Related topics: Baghdad

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Iraq To Reopen Investigation Into 2007 Blackwater Shooting In Baghdad - Lawmaker

BAGHDAD (Sputnik) - The Iraqi parliament intends to reopen the investigation into the 2007 Nisour Square massacre, in which employees of US security firm Blackwater, now Academi, killed 17 people and injured 20 more in Baghdad, Adnan Assadi, a...
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Hundreds Of Islamic State Militants Are Slipping Back Into Iraq. Their Fight Isn’t Over.

The fighters have been crossing from Syria since the self-proclaimed caliphate’s defeat there earlier this year.
Related topics: Syria

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More Basra Water Crises Unless Iraq Govt Fixes 'failures': Hrw

Human Rights Watch on Monday warned of a repeat of last year's deadly water crisis in Iraq's oil-rich southern province of Basra unless authorities correct decades of management failures.
Related topics: Human Rights

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Ecuadorian President Claims To Possess Evidence Of Assange's Spying Activities In London's Embassy

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is facing extradition to the United States over leaking a huge trove of classified documents exposing US abuses of power and war crimes in Afghanistan and Iraq. If extradited, the whistleblower will face up to 175...
Related topics: Julian Assange, United Kingdom, London, Wikileaks, Afghanistan

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Trump's Interaction With Sex Slavery Victim Turned Nobel Peace Prize Winner Shakes Up Twitter

Nadia Murad received her Nobel Peace Prize in 2018 for speaking out against abuse and sexual violence, after enduring sex slavery at the hands of Daesh terrorists in Iraq.
Related topics: Nobel Prize, Social Media, Terrorism

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Belmadi Savours ‘incredible’ Africa Cup Of Nations Triumph

Cairo (AFP) – Algeria coach Djamel Belmadi saluted his side’s “incredible” Africa Cup of Nations triumph after they defeated Senegal 1-0 in Friday’s final to lift the trophy for the first time since 1990. Baghdad...
Related topics: Egypt, Cairo, Algeria, Senegal, Baghdad

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Algeria Sink Senegal To Claim ‘incredible’ Second African Crown

Cairo (AFP) – Algeria coach Djamel Belmadi lauded his side’s “incredible” Africa Cup of Nations triumph Friday as Baghdad Bounedjah’s early goal earned a 1-0 victory over Senegal in the final. Bounedjah gave Algeria a...
Related topics: Algeria, Senegal, Egypt, Cairo, Baghdad

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Unidentified Aircraft Targets Irgc And Hezbollah Military Camp In Iraq

An unmanned aircraft dropped explosives on a base belonging to Iran-linked Shiite paramilitary groups the so called al Hashd al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization Units)   in northern Iraq on Friday, killing at least one person, the army and...
Related topics: Hezbollah, Military, Iran

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Football: The 2019 Africa Cup Of Nations From A To Z

Cairo (AFP) – An A to Z of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, which concluded in Cairo Friday with Algeria defeating Senegal 1-0 in a final decided by a Baghdad Bounedjah goal after only two minutes: A Riyad Mahrez-captained Algeria were crowned...
Related topics: Egypt, Cairo, Algeria, Senegal, Baghdad

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When A Woman Told Trump Isis Killed Her Family

This video is worth watching: For several minutes in the Oval Office, human rights activist Nadia Murad stood beside a seated President Trump and implored him to help the Yazidi community return to Iraq. Said Murad: “If I cannot go to my home...
Related topics: Isis, World Videos, Oval Office, Human Rights, Activism

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In 2003, This U.k. Whistleblower Almost Stopped The Iraq Invasion. A New Film Tells Her Story

In 2003, Katharine Gun, a young specialist working for Britain’s Government Communications Headquarters, exposed a highly confidential memo that revealed the United States’ collaboration with Britain in collecting sensitive information...

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After Endless Conflicts, An Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Blooms In Iraq

You’ll have to cut Iraq some slack for being late to the tech startup party. Since at least the early 2000s, the country was the embodiment of civil war, violence, and protracted armed conflicts. But it all changed this April, when Iraq hosted its...
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As Politics Get Shaken Up, A Peace Coalition Emerges

After the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003 turned into a mess that led to an immense loss of life and years of violent havoc in the Middle East, the war's backers flippantly declared that "everyone" agreed on the war. The invasion's...

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‘you Had The Nobel Prize?’ Trump Learns Of Yazidi Activist Murad

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday appeared unfamiliar with the work and cause of Nobel laureate Nadia Murad as she pleaded with him to help the Yazidis of Iraq. Murad, one of thousands of women and girls from the ancient faith abducted by the...
Related topics: Nobel Prize, Donald Trump, Activism

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Ex-norwegian Pm Discourages Country From Joining Us In Persian Gulf, Cites 2003 Iraq War 'mistake'

Following a spate of attacks in the Persian Gulf, the US asked several countries, including Norway, to join in a military operation in the Strait of Hormuz, ostensibly to secure international shipping.
Related topics: Norway, Military

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North, South Korea To Face Off In World Cup Qualifiers

Kuala Lumpur (AFP) – North and South Korea will face off in politically-charged World Cup qualifiers after being drawn in the same group Wednesday, while arch-rivals Iran and Iraq will also meet. Heavyweights Iran, Japan, South Korea,...
Related topics: North Korea, South Korea, Iran, Japan, Australia

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U.n.’s Islamic State Probe Unit Kicks Into Gear

Karim Asad Ahmad Khan, Special Adviser and Head of the United Nations Investigative Team to Promote Accountability for Crimes Committed by Da’esh/Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (UNITAD), briefs the Security Council meeting on threats to...

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Survivors Of Isil Terror In Iraq Want Justice, Not Revenge, Says Head Of Un Investigation Team

The scale and barbarity of the crimes committed by ISIL have ultimately served not to divide but to unify, Karim Asad Ahmad Khan, head of the UN Investigative Team to Promote Accountability for Crimes Committed by Da’esh/Islamic State in Iraq...
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