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Three Rockets Hit US Embassy In Protest-Hit Iraqi Capital

Three rockets slammed into the US embassy in Iraq’s capital on Sunday in the first direct hit reported after months of close calls, as thousands of protesters kept up anti-government sit-ins across the country. The attack marked a dangerous escalation in the spree of rocket attacks in recent months that have targeted the embassy or... Continue Reading →

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US Resumes Joint Military Operations In Iraq

The United States on Wednesday resumed joint military operations with Iraq that had been put on pause after the US drone strike that killed a top Iranian general in Baghdad, the New York Times reported. Two US military officials quoted by the paper said the Pentagon wanted to resume these operations in order to pick... Continue Reading →

Air Strike Kills Eight Iraq Paramilitaries In East Syria

An airstrike in eastern Syria killed eight fighters of Iraq’s Hashed al-Shaabi paramilitary force overnight, a war monitor said on Friday. “Unidentified aircraft targeted vehicles and arms depots in the Albu Kamal area, causing a large explosion. At least eight Iraqi Hashed fighters were killed,” the head of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, Rami... Continue Reading →

Missiles Attack: Iraq Military Says No Iraqi Casualties, Silent On US Troops

A total of 22 missiles struck two bases housing US troops in Iraq but there were no Iraqi casualties, the military in Baghdad said Wednesday after the overnight attack. The statement made no mention of Iran, which claimed that it had fired ballistic missiles at the Ain al-Asad airbase in retaliation for the US killing... Continue Reading →

Trump Warns Iran Of ‘Major Retaliation,’ Threatens Sanctions On Iraq

US President Donald Trump threatened “major retaliation” Sunday if Iran avenges the killing of a key military commander and he warned of massive economic sanctions against ally Iraq if the country expels US troops based there. The twin threats came as Iran announced it was further reducing compliance with a tattered international nuclear accord, ending... Continue Reading →

Iran Places $80m Bounty on Trump’s Head, As They Target White House For a Reprisal Attack

Iran is mobilizing its citizens to donate a dollar each to raise $80million to be used as bounty for Donald Trump’s head. An NBC News reporter, quoted an unidentified organizer for the funeral procession for Gen Qassem Soleimani, as calling on all Iranians to donate $1 each ‘in order to gather an $80million bounty on... Continue Reading →

Iraqi Protesters Torch Buildings, Block Roads Over PM Pick

Iraqi anti-government protesters blocked roads and bridges in Baghdad and the country’s south Thursday after torching several buildings overnight. The demonstrators oppose the entire political class and have vented their anger against leaders who are negotiating to nominate an establishment insider as the next prime minister Voice Of Africa reports. “The government is hostage to... Continue Reading →

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