Iraq

Iraq’s Grand Ayatollah Sistani opposes Kurdistan’s secession

Iraq’s top Shia cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani has voiced opposition to the secession of the northern Kurdistan region from the mainland, warning of the negative repercussions of such “unilateral steps.” ...

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Iran, Iraq, Turkey warn Kurds against referendum

Iran, Iraq and Turkey have voiced concerns over a planned secession referendum in the northern Iraqi Kurdistan region, warning that the unconstitutional vote could fan the flames of tensions in ...

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Iraqi forces liberate 11 villages from Daesh near Hawijah

Iraqi government forces have managed to seize back nearly a dozen villages near Hawijah as they are battling Daesh Takfiri terrorists in joint operations with allied fighters from the Popular ...

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Iraqi PM demands suspension of Kurdish polls

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has formally demanded suspension of the upcoming Kurdish polls amid the central government’s strong opposition to the planned vote. The demand came after Iraq’s Supreme ...

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Iraq’s airstrikes kill 300 ISIS terrorists

More than 300 ISIL terrorists have been killed in Iraq’s air assaults in Iraq and Syria in the past six days, an Arab media outlet reported on Monday. The Arabic-language ...

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Iraqi army liberates Daesh-held Akashat town near Syria border

Iraqi government forces, backed by allied fighters from the Popular Mobilization Units, have liberated Akashat town near border with Syria from the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group. The Iraqi forces launched a ...

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