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Turkey will keep attacking PKK in Iraq, foreign ministry says

Added: 15.12.2018 9:05 | 11 views | 0 comments

Turkey will keep striking Kurdish PKK fighters in northern Iraq, the foreign ministry said on Saturday, a day after Baghdad formally complained that repeated Turkish air strikes violated its sovereignty and endangered civilians.


Iraq summons Turkish envoy over air strikes: foreign ministry

Added: 14.12.2018 17:06 | 1 views | 0 comments

Iraq's foreign ministry on Friday summoned Turkey's ambassador in Baghdad to protest over what it called repeated airspace violations, after Turkish warplanes earlier carried out strikes against Kurdish militants in northern Iraq.


Iraq summons Turkish ambassador over air strikes

Added: 14.12.2018 16:34 | 9 views | 0 comments

Iraq's foreign ministry has summoned the Turkish ambassador in Baghdad and handed him a letter of protest over "repeated air(space) violations," it said in a statement on Friday.


Iraq to seek exemption from U.S. sanctions on Iran: PM

Added: 11.12.2018 18:16 | 16 views | 0 comments

Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said on Tuesday he would send a delegation to the United States to seek an exemption from sanctions against Iran that would allow Baghdad to keep importing gas from Tehran.


U.S. discusses Iran sanctions with Iraq, Baghdad hurt by curbs on Iranian gas imports

Added: 11.12.2018 12:54 | 15 views | 0 comments

U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Tuesday he discussed sanctions against Iran with Iraqi energy officials as Washington pressures Baghdad to stop importing Iranian gas that is crucial for its power grid.


Iraq Marks Anniversary of ISIS Defeat Amid Public Discontent

Added: 10.12.2018 22:42 | 2 views | 0 comments

Iraq marked the first anniversary of Islamic State’s defeat by reopening parts of Baghdad’s Green Zone, the heavily fortified area that has come to symbolize the chasm between ordinary Iraqis and the political class.

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One year on, Baghdad falls silent to mark defeat of Islamic State

Added: 10.12.2018 15:24 | 2 views | 0 comments

A hush descended on central Baghdad on Monday as Iraqis observed a minute's silence for those killed in the battle against Islamic State a year after the group was defeated.



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