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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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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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