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By admin On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020
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Iraq records biggest 24-hour increase in coronavirus cases since February

Iraq records biggest 24-hour increase in coronavirus cases since February Health Ministry reports 781 new cases of Covid-19, mostly in capital Baghdad Alex MacDonald Wed, 06/03/2020 – 17:23 More...

By admin On Sunday, May 10th, 2020
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‘Today is a message’: Anti-government protests resume in Iraq

‘Today is a message’: Anti-government protests resume in Iraq Demonstrations underway in cities across the country, a day after Iraq’s new prime minister reached out to protesters  More...

By admin On Thursday, May 7th, 2020
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Iraq parliament votes in new government, ends six-month vacancy

Iraq parliament votes in new government, ends six-month vacancy New government headed by Prime Minister Mustafa al-Khadimi faces many challenges, including coronavirus pandemic MEE and agencies More...

By admin On Monday, April 27th, 2020
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US and Iraq to meet in June to discuss troop withdrawal: Report

US and Iraq to meet in June to discuss troop withdrawal: Report Major-General Abdul Karim Khalaf said meeting will also focus on Iraq’s economy and political future MEE staff Mon, 04/27/2020 More...

By admin On Thursday, April 23rd, 2020
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Iraq urged to introduce domestic violence law after young woman’s death

Iraq urged to introduce domestic violence law after young woman’s death Human Rights Watch has urged Iraqi authorities to protect women as lockdown measures lead to rising rates of domestic abuse More...

By admin On Sunday, April 19th, 2020
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Iraq lifts Reuters ban imposed after report on coronavirus numbers

Iraq lifts Reuters ban imposed after report on coronavirus numbers Initial three-month ban over questioning of official count lifted after barely two weeks Amandla Thomas-Johnson Sun, 04/19/2020 More...

By admin On Saturday, April 11th, 2020
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US offers as much as $10m for information on Hezbollah’s man in Iraq

US offers as much as $ 10m for information on Hezbollah’s man in Iraq Muhammad Kawtharani emerged as Qassem Soleimani’s interim successor in overseeing Iran-backed miitias in Iraq  More...

By admin On Saturday, April 4th, 2020
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Downsizing, but no departure: US military leaves another base in Iraq

US and coalition troops have left a military base near Baghdad in Iraq, handing control of the facility over to Iraqi forces. The withdrawal is not the first in recent weeks, yet the US presence in Iraq will continue. Located More...

By admin On Monday, March 30th, 2020
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US deploys extra Patriot missiles to Iraq amid troop drawdown

US deploys extra Patriot missiles to Iraq amid troop drawdown At least four batteries of Patriot air defence systems will be assembled at bases across Iraq, US and Iraqi sources say MEE and agencies More...

By admin On Sunday, March 29th, 2020
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US forces pack up and leave Kirkuk airbase… but pulling out of Iraq still off the table

US and coalition troops have left an airbase in Kirkuk, Iraq, and given a million dollars-worth of equipment to Iraqi security forces. However, the full-scale withdrawal demanded by the Iraqi government has still More...