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    US strikes kill 22 in Syria

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 12:12pm on February 26, 2021

    The US military has struck Iran-backed militias in eastern Syria, killing at least 22 fighters according to a war monitor, in what the Pentagon said...

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    UN slams deadly Iraq rocket attack as reckless

    Agence France-Presse . Arbil | Updated at 11:30pm on February 16, 2021

    The United Nations warned Tuesday that Iraq could spin out of control after a rocket attack on the Kurdish regional capital Arbil killed a foreign...

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    Erdogan accuses US of backing ‘terrorists’ in Iraq

    Agence France-Presse . Ankara | Updated at 10:44pm on February 15, 2021

    President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday accused the United States of siding with ‘terrorists’ after blaming outlawed Kurdish militants of executing 13 Turks in northern...

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    Iraq’s Sadr backs early vote in rare appearance

    Agence France-Presse . Najaf | Updated at 12:16am on February 11, 2021

    Populist Shia cleric Moqtada Sadr said Wednesday he backed early elections overseen by the UN, in a rare press conference outside his home in the...

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    ‘Humanitarian’ left still ignores lessons

    Jonathan Cook | Updated at 12:00am on January 26, 2021

    THE instinct among parts of the left to cheerlead the right’s war crimes, so long as they are dressed up as liberal ‘humanitarianism’, is alive...

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    At least 11 Iraqi soldiers killed in IS-backed jihadist attack

    Agence France-Presse . Samarra | Updated at 11:02am on January 24, 2021

    At least 11 fighters from Iraq’s state-sponsored Hashed al-Shaabi force were killed in an ambush by the Islamic State group north of the capital on...

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    Twin suicide blasts in Baghdad kill nearly 30

    Agence France-Presse. Baghdad | Updated at 05:26pm on January 21, 2021

    A rare twin suicide bombing killed nearly 30 in central Baghdad on Thursday, Iraqi state media said, the deadliest attack in the city in three...

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    Iraqis mourn, condemn American occupiers

    Agence France-Presse . Baghdad | Updated at 10:42pm on January 03, 2021

    Thousands of Iraqi mourners Sunday condemned the ‘American occupiers’, one year after a US drone strike killed Iran’s revered commander Qasem Soleimani and his Iraqi...

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    A nightmare that Americans largely sleep through

    Kelley Beaucar Vlahos | Updated at 12:00am on January 03, 2021

    WHAT does it look like when you ‘liberate’ a country that hasn’t asked for it, when you unleash a violent chain of events creating the...

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    US warns Iran over rocket strike in Iraq

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 09:44pm on December 24, 2020

    US president Donald Trump warned Wednesday he would hold ‘Iran responsible’ in the event of a fatal attack on Americans in Iraq, as the first...

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