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What Does US Seek Behind Sanctions On Iraq’s Hashd Leaders?

Alwaght– The protests in Iraq break new boundaries every day and a point of connection of all is the continuation of the crisis and increase of the dispute between the opposing factions. Meanwhile, the foreign sides are expressing their stances towards the protests in a push to take their advantages ...

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Iraqi Political Scenarios After PM Resignation

Alwaght– Iraq’s protests continue in some parts of the country after over two months. The rightful demands of the people, mainly driven by corruption, poor services, and most importantly unemployment were hijacked by some domestic parties and foreign players in the midway and thus were derailed from their right course. ...

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Sheikh Khazaali: US, ‘Israel’, Saudi and UAE behind Shedding Iraqi Blood Last October

The Secretary General of Asaib Ahl Haq (League of the Righteous) group Sheik Qais Khazaali stressed that US, Israel, Saudi and UAE were behind shedding the Iraqi blood last October. Addressing Iraqi university students, Sheikh Khazaali said that the government which will be formed would be interim and tasked to ...

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Baghdad Summons Four Western Envoys over Interfering in Iraq Internal Affairs

Iraq’s foreign ministry Monday summoned four Western envoys for their statements on the ongoing demonstrations taking place in Iraq. The ministry said it had summoned envoys of Germany, Britain, France and Canada for their “unacceptable intervention in Iraq’s internal affairs”. The mission of the envoys is to boost ties between ...

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Iraq’s Parliament Accepts PM’s Resignation

According to al-Sumaria News website, the lawmakers voted to accept the premier’s resignation. Speaking after the vote, Parliament Speaker Salim Abdullah al-Jabouri said he would ask President Barham Saleh to appoint a new prime minister. Abdul-Mahdi’s resignation came after top Shia cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani urged the parliament to ...

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Iraq Parliament Approves PM Resignation

Iraq’s parliament approved the resignation of Prime Minister Adel Abdel Mahdis cabinet on Sunday, after two months of violent unrest. Parliament opened its session on Sunday afternoon and within minutes had approved Abdel Mahdi’s resignation, which according to the constitution renders him and the entire cabinet a “caretaker government.” The ...

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Top Shia Cleric Warns of Plot to Create Strife in Iraq

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, Iraq’s top Shia cleric warned that enemies and affiliated groups in the country are plotting to create internal strife and bring Iraq back to the era of dictatorship. Addressing worshipers during Friday prayers in the holy city of Karbala, Ayatollah Sistani’s representative Seyed Ahmed ...

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Iraqi PM Says to Submit Resignation to Parliament

Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said he would submit to the parliament an official letter requesting his resignation. Abdul Mahdi said that he listened to the statement of the religious authority which cited the hard socio-economic conditions in Iraq, adding that his decision aims at paving way for the ...

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Blasts in Baghdad Leave 6 People Dead

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the three explosions, which were the first such violence in the capital after months of relative calm. The blasts were caused by two explosives-laden motorcycles and a roadside bomb and hit three Shia neighborhoods of Baghdad, according to medical and security sources, ...

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Fracaso de la visita de Pence a Iraq

La rápida visita de Mike Pence, el vicepresidente de EEUU, a Al Anbar, y concretamente a la base de Ain al Assad, donde se reunió con tropas norteamericanas, ha sido patética. Rechazado y humillado cuando las autoridades iraquíes se negaron a recibirlo, Pence comenzó a amenazar al Estado iraquí y ...

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