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There are as many National Guard members activated in the US as there are active duty troops in Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan

Added: 02.06.2020 15:16 | 16 views | 0 comments

As thousands across the US take to the streets for another day of protests demanding justice for George Floyd, more than 17,000 members of the National Guard are standing ready to support local law enforcement.


UK soldiers unlikely to be prosecuted over Iraq war crime claims

Added: 02.06.2020 13:19 | 22 views | 0 comments

Earlier this year the government presented a bill promising to curb historic allegations and tackle what it calls "vexatious claims" against armed forces deployed overseas. The bill proposes a five-year time limit...

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Iraqi militiamen drop guns to dig graves for coronavirus victims

Added: 01.06.2020 15:50 | 8 views | 0 comments

Iraqi paramedic Sarmad Ibrahim cut his teeth treating fellow Shi'ite Muslim militiamen in the war against Islamic State. Now, he buries COVID-19 victims - an exhausting task where he must also get to grips with both Muslim and Christian burial rites.


Iran latest: THIS country sets out negotiation team to avoid US-Iran clash

Added: 01.06.2020 4:23 | 36 views | 0 comments

IRAQ is set to begin strategic talks with the US on June 10 according to a political source.

Tags: Iraq, Iran

OPEC delivers three quarters of record oil cut in May: survey

Added: 29.05.2020 14:28 | 34 views | 0 comments

OPEC oil output hit the lowest in two decades in May as Saudi Arabia and other members started to deliver a record supply cut, a Reuters survey found, although Nigeria and Iraq are laggards in making their share of the reduction.


Iran changes tack in Iraqi politics after mastermind's assassination

Added: 27.05.2020 16:20 | 6 views | 0 comments

Two diplomats are quietly leading Iran's push to influence politics in Iraq, in a departure from the more blunt enforcement employed by Qassem Soleimani, a top commander slain in a U.S. air strike.

Tags: NFL, Iraq, Iran

Iraqi Kurdish Leader Says Region Will Re-evaluate Relationship With U.S. After Referendum

Added: 06.11.2017 21:49 | 0 views | 0 comments

In an interview with NPR, longtime Iraqi Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani says his people are re-evaluating their close alliance with the U.S. after the U.S. didn't back the failed independence push that led to his resignation.

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Kurdish President Barzani To Step Down Amid Fallout From Independence Vote

Added: 29.10.2017 19:40 | 0 views | 0 comments

Since Iraq's Kurdish region voted to secede last month, Kurds have reeled from territorial losses. Now, their president and longtime leader, Masoud Barzani, has declared he'll step down Wednesday.



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