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Ayatollah Sistani Expresses Condolences to Leader on General Soleimani’s Martyrdom

Iraq’s top Shia cleric grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani in a message offered condolences to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei over the martyrdom of IRGC Quds Force Commander General Qassem Soleimani.   “(I received) with great sorrow and grief the news of the martyrdom of the great ...

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US Embassy Symbol of Aggression, Occupation

The US embassy in Baghdad is the symbol of injustice, aggression and occupation, Majed Qammas, representative of the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq in Iran said.     Speaking to IQNA, about Iraqis’ protests against recent US attacks on bases of Popular Mobilization Units (Hashd al-Shaabi), he said the protests ...

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Barham Salih’s Resignation Game Amid Iraq Crisis: Goals, Influences

Alwaght– Three months after the eruption of Iraq’s street protests, the country is still a scene to a political crisis. The persistence of the demonstrations forced Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi to resign. And recently, President Barham Salih presented his resignation to the parliament. His threatening on December 26 to ...

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Iraq’s President Slams US Attack on PMU

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Iraqi President Barham Salih condemned Washington’s attacks on Kata’ib Hezbollah, which is part of Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Units (PMU), as the death toll from the air raids reaches more than two dozen.     The Iraqi News Agency (INA) reported on Friday that Salih decried the attacks ...

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Some Iraqi MPs Voice Opposition to President Salih’s Resignation

TEHRAN (IQNA) – A number of Iraqi lawmaker have voiced opposition to President Barham Salih’s decision to resign, saying they were stunned by the decision.     On Thursday, Salih submitted his resignation to parliament after refusing to designate the nominee for premiership, Assad al-Eidani, arguing that he would rather ...

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Iraq’s PM Post Puzzle: What’s Making The Crisis Persist?

Alwaght– Over three weeks after the resignation of Iraq’s Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi, the crisis surrounding his replacement still unfolds. In the new situation, the crisis has turned into a complex issue in which the positions and considerations of the parliament, president, Federal Supreme Court, and the protestors should ...

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Cancer Cases on Sharp Increase in Iraq’s Al-Anbar after US Use of Banned Munitions

Medical authorities in al-Anbar province in Western Iraq report a sharp rise in the number of registered cases of cancer diagnosis as a result of the US military’s use of banned munitions at the time of occupation. “The radiation of prohibited ammunition used during the US occupation of Iraq is ...

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