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21 Islamic State militants escape Iraqi jail, most recaptured

Added: 13.12.2018 10:16 | 9 views | 0 comments

Twenty one prisoners, most of them members of Islamic State jailed on terrorism charges, broke out of a prison in northern Iraq but 15 of them have been recaptured, Kurdish security officials said on Thursday.


Army veteran saves 5-year-old girl with leukemia

Added: 13.12.2018 0:07 | 1 views | 0 comments

Four years after Mike Laureano returned from serving his country in Iraq, he stumbled upon another way to serve

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On Iraq's border with Syria, Iran-backed militia warily eye U.S. forces

Added: 12.12.2018 7:04 | 1 views | 0 comments

From a desert hillside guarded by Iraqi Shi'ite paramilitaries, commander Qasim Muslih can spot Islamic State hideouts across the frontier in Syria. But he also keeps a wary eye on U.S. warplanes soaring overhead.


‘STOP buying Iranian gas’ - US sends Iraq PROVOCATIVE demand as nuclear sanctions bite

Added: 12.12.2018 4:33 | 14 views | 0 comments

PRESIDENT Trump’s energy secretary has visited Iraq to demand the country end its reliance on Iranian gas and electricity, and open its energy sector to US investment, as the Trump administration steps up pressure on Iran after quitting the nuclear deal.


Iraq seeks exemption from U.S. sanctions on Iran, PM says

Added: 11.12.2018 19:16 | 13 views | 0 comments

Iraq will send a delegation to the United States seeking an exemption from sanctions against Iran that would allow it to keep importing Iranian gas, Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said on Tuesday.


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

Added: 11.12.2018 18:16 | 15 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 | 1 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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