Iraq

Al-Sadr calls for protests against Nigerian carnage

Senior Iraqi Shiite cleric and the Leader of the Sadrist Movement, Moqtada al-Sadr criticized on Monday strongly the Nigerian security authorities attack on the house of a Nigerian Shiite cleric, ...

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Russia says Turkey troop deployment ‘unlawful incursion’

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has called Turkey’s deployment of troops in northern Iraq an “unlawful incursion,” voicing his country’s support for the Arab country’s sovereignty. Lavrov held a telephone ...

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Iraqis rally against Turkish troops deployment

Thousands of Iraqi protesters have staged demonstrations across the country to denounce Turkey’s deployment of military forces near the embattled northern city of Mosul. On Friday evening, people converged on ...

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Iraqi premier says ISIS smuggles majority of oil via Turkey

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said Monday that most oil smuggled by the Islamic ISIS terrorist group goes through Turkey, joining a chorus of countries linking it with the jihadists’ ...

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Over 26 Million pilgrims in Karbala to mark Arbaeen

Over 26 millions of devoted Shiite Muslims have converged on the Iraqi holy city of Karbala to hold mourning rituals marking Arbaeen. The pilgrims are from over 60 countries and ...

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