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US setting up new military base in western Iraq: Report

November 12, 2017 2:41 am
US setting up new military base in western Iraq: Report

US soldiers are seen in Mosul on June 21, 2017, during an offensive by Iraqi army troops and allied fighters to retake the city from Daesh Takfiri terrorists. (Photo by AFP) A recent report has revealed that several hundred US Marines are currently building a new American base in Iraq’s western […]

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Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi: Anti-Daesh campaign has inflicted $100 billion in losses on Iraq

November 11, 2017 1:36 am
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi: Anti-Daesh campaign has inflicted $100 billion in losses on Iraq

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi (Photo by Anadolu news agency) Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi says the military campaign against the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group has cost the conflict-stricken Arab country $100 billion worth of damage as government forces, backed by fighters from the Popular Mobilization Units, are driving the […]

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Iraqi central bank orders private banks to close branches in Kurdistan within week

November 9, 2017 1:54 am
Iraqi central bank orders private banks to close branches in Kurdistan within week

This file photo shows a view of the Bank of Baghdad in Iraq. The Central Bank of Iraq has ordered private banks to halt their branches’ operations in the country’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan region within a week to avoid a ban on dollar sales. According to Iraqi banking sources on Thursday, […]

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Iraq’s Supreme Federal Court bans any secession after Kurdish crisis

November 6, 2017 12:13 am
Iraq’s Supreme Federal Court bans any secession after Kurdish crisis

Iraq’s Supreme Federal Court (file photo) Iraq’s Supreme Federal Court has ruled that no region or province could secede from the homeland after an unconstitutional Kurdish referendum that ended in failure but brought the country to the brink of a new crisis.  The court said it took the decision on […]

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Daesh Takfiri group on verge of final collapse in Iraq, Syria after losing last major cities

November 4, 2017 2:44 am
Daesh Takfiri group on verge of final collapse in Iraq, Syria after losing last major cities

Vehicles of Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Forces (Hashd al-Sha’abi) enter the western city of al-Qaim in Anbar province on November 3, 2017, after the city was liberated from Daesh Takfiri terrorists. (Photos by Reuters) The Daesh Takfiri group has virtually reached the point of annihilation in Iraq and Syria after its […]

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Daesh Takfiri group on verge of final collapse in Iraq, Syria after losing last major cities

2:44 am
Daesh Takfiri group on verge of final collapse in Iraq, Syria after losing last major cities

Vehicles of Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Forces (Hashd al-Sha’abi) enter the western city of al-Qaim in Anbar province on November 3, 2017, after the city was liberated from Daesh Takfiri terrorists. (Photos by Reuters) The Daesh Takfiri group has virtually reached the point of annihilation in Iraq and Syria after its […]

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Iraqi army takes control of Turkey border gate from Kurds: Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildrim

October 31, 2017 7:33 pm
Iraqi army takes control of Turkey border gate from Kurds: Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildrim

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildrim says Iraqi army forces have taken control of a key border crossing with Turkey in the Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan region after weeks of tensions between Baghdad government and Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) over last month’s non-binding independence referendum. Speaking at the ruling Justice and Development (AK) […]

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Iraq’s media regulator bans two major Kurdish TV channels over inciting hatred, violence

October 30, 2017 11:08 pm
Iraq’s media regulator bans two major Kurdish TV channels over inciting hatred, violence

Iraq’s media regulator has issued a ban on two major Kurdish television channels, namely Rudaw and Kurdistan 24, accusing the two networks of “inciting hatred and violence”, as the semi-autonomous Kurdish region continues to suffer from the fallout of the last month’s contentious referendum on independence from the Arab country. The […]

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Iraq’s media regulator bans two major Kurdish TV channels over inciting hatred, violence

11:08 pm
Iraq’s media regulator bans two major Kurdish TV channels over inciting hatred, violence

Iraq’s media regulator has issued a ban on two major Kurdish television channels, namely Rudaw and Kurdistan 24, accusing the two networks of “inciting hatred and violence”, as the semi-autonomous Kurdish region continues to suffer from the fallout of the last month’s contentious referendum on independence from the Arab country. The […]

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Kurdistan Regional Government freeze independence vote, call for ceasefire

October 24, 2017 9:30 pm
Kurdistan Regional Government freeze independence vote, call for ceasefire

Displaced Iraqi Kurdish people fleeing violence in the northern Kirkuk province sit an unfinished housing project where they are taking shelter in Erbil, the capital of the autonomous Kurdish region of northern Iraq, on October 19, 2017. (AFP) The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has said that it will freeze the […]

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