Tag archive for ‘Iraq’
By admin On Friday, January 24th, 2020
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Iranian press review: Revolutionary Guard gives details of attack on US base in Iraq 

Iranian press review: Revolutionary Guard gives details of attack on US base in Iraq  Meanwhile, Iran’s football clubs become latest victims of cold war with Saudi Arabia, and a recent flood More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 21st, 2020
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Mass protests escalate in Iraq and Lebanon

Both countries saw violent clashes as discredited caretaker governments fail to meet any of the social and political demands made by hundreds of thousands who have taken to the streets. World Socialist Web Site More...

By admin On Sunday, January 19th, 2020
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Iraq protests revive amid anger at slow pace of reform

Iraq protests revive amid anger at slow pace of reform Demonstrators demand early elections based on reformed voting law, new prime minister and that corrupt officials be held to account MEE More...

By admin On Saturday, January 18th, 2020
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Pentagon insists US troops are ‘FORCE FOR GOOD’ in Iraq after its parliament votes to expel them

The US Defense Department has claimed that its military presence makes Iraq more secure and “prosperous,” despite calls by Iraqi lawmakers for the removal of all foreign troops from the country and growing More...

By admin On Friday, January 17th, 2020
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US military says 11 troops injured & flown out of Iraq for medical checks after Iranian strike on base with US troops

US Central Command has revealed that eleven personnel stationed at an Iraqi air base which came under a retaliatory attack by Tehran earlier in January had to be sent out of the country after displaying concussion More...

By admin On Thursday, January 16th, 2020
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US military resumes joint ops in Iraq that were halted after Soleimani’s killing – reports

The US military has reportedly resumed anti-terrorism ops and joint drills with Iraq that had been suspended after Washington assassinated a top Iranian commander in Baghdad. American forces have begun to take part More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 14th, 2020
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Rockets reported fired at Taji military base in Iraq that hosts US, New Zealand troops

Rockets have been fired in the direction of Camp Taji, a US-coalition base north of Baghdad in Iraq, local media report. At least one member of security forces has reportedly been wounded. DETAILS TO FOLLOW RT World More...

By admin On Saturday, January 11th, 2020
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RT contributing cameraman killed in southern Iraq (VIDEO)

An Iraqi cameraman, Safaa Ghali, who contributed to RT’s Ruptly video news agency as a stringer, has been killed in a shooting attack in southern Iraq alongside a local journalist. Ghali was shooting footage for More...

By admin On Saturday, January 11th, 2020
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Erdoğan and Putin open TurkStream pipeline after Iran strikes US bases in Iraq

The opening of this strategic pipeline comes amid escalating conflicts over energy in the region and an esclalating conflict between the United States and Iran. World Socialist Web Site (en)  More...

By admin On Thursday, January 9th, 2020
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‘Harsher revenge’: Revolutionary Guards commander vows it’s not over after Iranian missile strikes on US forces in Iraq

A senior Iranian military commander has promised further action against the United States, a day after Tehran launched missiles at two bases housing US troops in Iraq. Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) commander More...