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Iraq’s top Shi’ah cleric urges end of bloodshed, warns of civil war

Ayatollah al-Sistani has urged the end of bloodshed in ‎the Arab country, warning of a civil war and chaos after dozens of deaths during the recent ‎wave of protest rallies across Iraq.‎ RNA – Iraq’s top Shi’ah cleric Ayatollah Sayyid Ali al-Sistani has urged the end of bloodshed in ‎the ...

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Al-Nujaba Islamic Resistance: the US is the creator of corruption and provoker of unrest in Iraq

Al-Nujaba Movement, issuing a statement, accused the US of creating corruption and provoking unrest in Iraq and asked protesters to follow the recommendations provided by the sources of emulation and prevent the abuses of the remnants of Baath party and American occupiers. According to the report of al-Nujaba’s Centre for ...

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Ejército iraquí: Fuerzas estadounidenses procedentes de Siria no podrán permanecer en Iraq

El Ejército iraquí dice que las fuerzas estadounidenses que han cruzado a Iraq como parte de su retiro de Siria no tienen permiso para permanecer en territorio iraquí y solo pueden estar allí si luego son transportadas fuera del país. “Todas las fuerzas estadounidenses que se retiraron de Siria recibieron ...

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Iraqi forces dismantle terror group ahead of Arba’een mourning rituals

Iraqi security forces have dismantled a terrorist group as it was planning attacks on Shia Muslims during mourning rituals on Arba’een, which marks 40 days after the anniversary of the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (PBUH), the grandson of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). Iraq’s Security Media Cell announced in a statement released ...

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Iraqi commander: US anti-Iran pressure sign of idiocy

An Iraqi commander says the United States’ increased pressure and threats aimed at Iran indicate Washington’s “new idiocy” and confusion. Jassim al-Jazairi, a senior commander of Iraq’s Shia-majority military group known as Hashd al-Sha’abi, made the remarks to IRNA on Saturday. Referring to the US’s ongoing military deployments in the ...

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Iraq to remain part of ‘resistance axis’ despite US: Nujaba

An undated image shows members of Iraq’s Harakat Hezbollah al-Nujaba, a movement known for its active cooperation with the national army in counter-terrorism operations, performing a public march. Iraq’s Harakat al-Nujaba Secretary General Akram al-Kaabi says Iraq will remain part of the “axis of resistance” despite foreign-backed attempts to detach ...

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US forces establish new base in Iraq near border with Syria: Report

US forces have established a new military base in Iraq’s western province of Anbar near the border with neighboring Syria in defiance of widespread calls to end its military presence in the Middle East region. “American troops have built the military base in the al-Maliha area near the town of ...

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Turkey ignores Iraqi protests, attacks PKK again

Turkish warplanes have struck PKK targets in northern Iraq, ignoring protests from Baghdad which says Turkey’s repeated airstrikes violate Iraqi sovereignty and endanger civilians. The air raid on Saturday came a day after Baghdad summoned Turkey’s ambassador over an airstrike which killed eight people in northern Iraq. Turkey said the operations “will continue ...

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Iraq floods leave 21 dead in two days

At least 21 people have died and tens of thousands displaced by heavy rains that have battered Iraq over two days, the health ministry and United Nations said on Sunday. Women and children were among the dead, health ministry spokesman Seif al-Badr told AFP. Some had drowned, but others had ...

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