Iraqi Shiite figures warn US-Iran war could ‘burn’ Iraq

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Mon, 20 May 2019 12:02:04 +0000

Iraqi Shiite figures warn US-Iran war could 'burn' Iraq

Leading Iraqi Shiite figures warned Monday against attempts to pull their country into a war between the United States and Iran.

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Rocket attack hits near US Embassy in Baghdad’s Green Zone

Credit to Author: Dennis Maliwanag| Date: Sun, 19 May 2019 23:31:58 +0000

Rocket attack hits near US Embassy in Baghdad's Green Zone

A rocket was fired into the Iraqi capital’s heavily fortified Green Zone Sunday night, landing less than a mile from the sprawling U.S. Embassy, an Iraqi military spokesman said.

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US evacuates embassy staff from Iraq over ‘imminent’ Iran threat

Credit to Author: cbibe| Date: Wed, 15 May 2019 23:26:28 +0000

US evacuates embassy staff from Iraq over 'imminent' Iran threat

The US government ordered the evacuation of non-emergency staff from its Baghdad embassy Wednesday due to an “imminent” threat from Iranian-linked Iraqi militias, but President Donald Trump predicted that Iran would “soon” want to start talks.

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Iraq Chooses Siemens as Partner in $15 Billion Power Deal

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 30 Apr 2019 14:43:52 +0000

Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi and Germany-based Siemens on April 30 confirmed reports that Iraq has chosen Siemens as its main partner in what it calls a “roadmap” agreement to develop power generation projects in the country. Siemens in a news release Tuesday confirmed that the document was signed by Joe Kaeser, president and […]

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Julian Assange: Transparency icon or enemy of the state?

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Wed, 03 Apr 2019 12:57:03 +0000

Julian Assange: Transparency icon or enemy of the state?

After a decade in the limelight, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange remains an evasive and polarizing figure.

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River ferry sinks in Tigris near Iraq’s Mosul, killing 71

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2019 16:10:11 +0000

BAGHDAD — A ferry overloaded with people celebrating the Kurdish new year sank in the Tigris River near the Iraqi city of Mosul on Thursday, killing at least 71 people, mostly women and children, officials said.

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From Syria, IS slips into Iraq to fight another day

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2019 07:42:47 +0000

From Syria, IS slips into Iraq to fight another day

IS fighters facing defeat in Syria are slipping across the border into Iraq, where they are destabilizing the country’s fragile security.

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