Iraq News

(The Guardian) I can guarantee that the charity I have been running in Iraq for the past 26 years will not be embarrassed by the shocking behaviour of our expat staff, as recently highlighted in the press. We don’t ...
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Iraq News

BASRA, Iraq (Reuters) – A world away from Iraq’s battlegrounds, Basra’s cat-lovers have found a haven for their favourite pets. Veterinary student Ahmed Taher Maki has turned his home in the southern city into what he believes is ...
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( The Washington Post) When Jenny Pacanowski took the floor, she stood tall, looked straight into the crowd and told her story just like this: When she — a former combat medic in Iraq — goes to veterans’ ...
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Iraq News

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraq wants to “keep away” from the U.S.-Iran conflict, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Wednesday. Baghdad wants to maintain a “balance” in its relations with Washington and Tehran, he told an energy conference ...
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Arab News

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and U.N. Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura will hold talks in Moscow on Thursday about the latest situation in Syria, the RIA news agency reported on Wednesday, citing an unnamed ...
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world news

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysian financier Low Taek Jho, accused of links to a plot to siphon billions of dollars from a Malaysian state fund, is trying to stop the United States government from seizing a $250 million ...
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ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s ruling coalition voted in Abiye Ahmed as new prime minister on Tuesday following the resignation of Hailemariam Desalegn last month, the state-run Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation said. The state-run channel said the 180-member council ...
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Iraq News

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraqi armed forces will prevent Kurdish militants based in northern Iraq from staging cross-border attacks against Turkey, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Tuesday. Abadi’s pledge, made during a phone call with Turkish Prime ...
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Iraq News

( US Department of Defence) Airpower has been a key factor as Operation Inherent Resolve continues to achieve milestones in the fight against ISIS, a senior OIR officer told Pentagon reporters via satellite from Baghdad today. “Coalition airpower in support ...
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TOKYO (Reuters) – Nearly half of Japanese voters believe Prime Minister Shinzo Abe should quit to take responsibility over a cronyism scandal and cover-up that have sent his support sliding, according to an opinion poll released on Monday. ...
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