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Problems facing the transportation of pilgrims during Arba’in must be solved

Rasa – Hujjat al-Islam al-Safi appreciated the officials for their efforts during the recent ‎Arba’in pilgrimage and stressed the problems encountered in the transportation of pilgrims ‎must be solved.‎ RNA – During his Friday prayer sermon delivered to a large crowd of believers and mourners ‎at the Holy Shrine of ...

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‘Iraq’s top cleric urged Shi’ah forces to shield Sunnis’‎

Rasa – Iraq’s top cleric Ayatollah al-Sistani has urged the Shi’ah forces of Popular ‎Mobilization Forces to sacrifice their lives to protect Sunni families who are under relentless ‎attacks by Daesh, an Iranian official says.‎ RNA – Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Ali al-Sistani was quoted as saying by Ayatollah Mohsen ‎Ayatollah ...

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Iraqi Air Force receives six more KAI T-50 Golden Eagle warplanes

This picture shows KAI T-50 Golden Eagle fighter jets, recently received from South Korea, being offloaded from a vessel in Iraq on October 28, 2018. (Photo by Iraqi Air Force) The Iraqi military has received a new batch of South Korean KAI T-50 Golden Eagle supersonic advanced trainers and light combat aircraft ...

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Iraq to prioritize own interests as regards US sanctions on Iran: PM

New Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi says Baghdad will prioritize its own interests and independence when it comes to implementing unilateral US sanctions on Iran. “We want to secure Iraq from any interference in issues, affairs of other countries, whether it’s a neighboring country or it’s any other country in the world,” Abdul-Mahdi ...

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Barham Salih elected new president of Iraq

This combination of pictures created on October 1, 2018 shows a photo taken on December 13, 2008 of then Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister Barham Saleh, left, and a picture taken on April 11, 2016 showing Fuad Hussein, then chief of staff at the presidency of the Kurdistan Regional Government. (Photo ...

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Imam al-Husayn’s movement taught us how to combat deviations

Rasa – Hujjat al-Islam al-Karbala’i said, “The lifestyle and the movement of Imam al-Husayn ‎taught us how to combat the deviations and dangers which threaten the Islamic ummah.”‎ RNA – During his Friday prayer sermon delivered to a large and fervent crowd of believers in ‎the Iraqi holy city of ...

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Iraq’s Hashd Al-Shaabi: US Consulate behind Basra Chaos

Hashd al-Shaabi, one of the country’s official branches of armed forces, pointed the finger at the US consulate in Basra for the recent violent unrest in the city during which rioters torched several buildings, including the Iranian consulate. In comments on Saturday, Deputy Commander of Hashd al-Shaabi (aka Popular Mobilization ...

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Terrorists kill 11 in Iraq’s Nineveh, Kirkuk provinces

At least 11 people have been killed and several others sustained injuries in two separate terrorist attacks in Iraq’s Nineveh and Kirkuk provinces. Iraq’s Arabic-language al-Sumeria satellite television network, citing an unnamed security source, reported that an assailant, wearing Iraqi police uniform, drove an explosives-laden vehicle into a security checkpoint ...

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Iraq sentences 14 to death over Daesh Camp Speicher massacre

An image taken from a video posted by Daesh militants shows the terrorists leading away captured Iraqi soldiers from Camp Speicher near Tikrit, northern Iraq, on June 12, 2014. (Photo by the Associated Press) The Iraqi Judiciary has upheld death sentences against more than a dozen convicts involved in a June ...

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Nearly dozen militants slain as Iraqi forces thwart attacks in Kirkuk

Nearly a dozen members of the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group have been killed after Iraqi security forces, supported by pro-government fighters from Popular Mobilization Units, foiled their attacks in the country’s northern oil-rich province of Kirkuk. Iraqi Joint Operations Command (JOC) spokesman Brigadier General Yahya Rasool said a joint force from Hawija police ...

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