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    Airlines avoiding flying through Iran and Iraq airspace

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 05:57pm on January 08, 2020

    A growing number of airlines said Wednesday they were avoiding Iranian and Iraqi airspace for flights to the region after Tehran fired ballistic missiles against...

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    Iran fires missiles at US bases in Iraq

    Agence France-Presse . Baghdad | Updated at 11:12am on January 08, 2020

    Iran fired a volley of missiles on Wednesday at Iraqi bases housing US and other foreign troops, the Islamic republic’s first act in its promised...

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    Trump warns Iran of ‘major retaliation,’ threatens sanctions on Iraq

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 08:20pm on January 06, 2020

    US president Donald Trump threatened ‘major retaliation’ Sunday if Iran avenges the killing of a key military commander and he warned of massive economic sanctions...

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    Iraq parliament demands US troops ouster

    Agence France-Presse . Baghdad | Updated at 12:23am on January 06, 2020

    Iraq’s parliament on Sunday urged the government to oust thousands of American troops from the country, stepping up pressure over the US killing of a...

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    Iraq parliament wants US troop ouster after Soleimani killing

    Agence France-Presse. Baghdad, Iraq | Updated at 10:27pm on January 05, 2020

    Iraq's parliament on Sunday urged the government to oust thousands of American troops from the country, stepping up pressure over the US killing of a...

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    Attack on Green Zone, Iraq base US troops: security

    Agency France-Presse | Updated at 01:25pm on January 05, 2020

    The precision drone strike outside the Baghdad airport on Friday killed Iranian commander Qasem Soleimani, top Iraqi paramilitary chief of Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis and a...

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    52 Iranian sites on target if Americans attacked: Trump

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:40pm on January 05, 2020

    President Donald Trump warned Saturday that the US is targeting 52 sites in Iran and will hit them ‘very fast and very hard’ if the...

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    Missiles hit Green Zone, Iraq base housing US troops

    Agence France-Presse . Baghdad, Iraq | Updated at 01:02am on January 05, 2020

    Two mortar rounds hit the Iraqi capital’s Green Zone on Saturday and two rockets slammed into a base housing US troops, security sources said, a...

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    War with Iran

    Chris Hedges | Updated at 12:00am on January 05, 2020

    THE assassination by the United States of general Qassem Soleimani, the head of Iran’s elite Quds Force, near Baghdad’s airport will ignite widespread retaliatory attacks...

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    A terrible crescendo in West Asia

    Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on January 05, 2020

    THE assassination of major general Qassem Soleimani by US airstrikes in Iraq, brings West Asia nearer the precipice. By this action, president Trump, who cannot...

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