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Is Iran's Influence in Iraq Growing, or Has It Reached a Plateau? :: Middle East Forum

Is Iran's Influence in Iraq Growing, or Has It Reached a Plateau? :: Middle East Forum

Meforum - 2019-01-08 00:22

Is Iran\'s Influence in Iraq Growing, or Has It Reached a Plateau? :: Middle East Forum - Meforum

US Troops to Withdraw from Syria to Mosul Dam in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-01-12 14:40
ERBIL — The United States army is stationing its troops withdrawn from Syria near Mosul Dam in Iraq’s northern province of Nineveh, a source claimed. The first patch of US military equipment has arrived in the area in the recent days, an unnamed source t ...

The torture of children in Iraq’s Kurdish region must stop

The Kurdish Project - 2019-01-12 13:08
A Human Rights Watch report on the treatment of children in custody of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) in Iraq should lead to an inquiry and accountability by the Iraqi government. The post The torture of children in Iraq’s Kurdish region must st ...

Baghdad Urges Washington to Maintain the US Forces in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-01-10 22:29
ERBIL - Baghdad has urged Washington to keep its forces in Iraq, fearing that the Islamic State (IS) militant group will re-emerge once again, a report revealed on Thursday. According to a report by The Wall Street Journal, the Iraqi leaders made the cal ...

The Berkshire ex-soldier clearing mines and rebuilding lives in Iraq

BBC - 2019-01-10 01:57
After leaving the British Army, explosives expert Dave Parker joined a UN mine clearance team in Iraq. ...

“When the best in the world praises you, it gives you extra confidence,” says Arthur Melo

Waar Media - 2019-01-08 11:53
What’s the story? Barcelona midfielder Arthur Melo has opened up about what it is like to have a player of Lionel Messi’s calibre in the squad, while also talking about his relationship with former Blaugrana star Neymar Jr. In case you didn’t know… Arthu ...

U.S. delegation in Turkey to discuss Syria after troop withdrawal

The New Mail - 2019-01-08 06:10
A U.S. delegation that includes national security adviser John Bolton arrived in Turkey Monday, where they aim to ensure protection for Kurdish forces in Syria before the troop withdrawal begins.… The post U.S. delegation in Turkey to discuss Syria after ...

Israel’s intelligence sees possible threat from Iraq as Iran’s influence grows

Jewish Coalition for Kurdistan - 2019-01-03 01:59
Tehran might use its growing influence in Iraq to use the country as a springboard for attacks against Israel, said the chief of Israeli military intelligence. ...

Iraqi Leader Warns of Iran Pushing Sunni’s Against US in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-01-02 14:07
ERBIL — Former governor of Iraq’s northern province of Nineveh, Atheel al-Nujaifi, has warned of Iran’s plan to encourage Sunnis against the presence of US forces in Iraq. Nujaifi wrote on his official Twitter account that the Sunni population in western ...

Is Iran’s influence in Iraq growing, or has it reached a plateau? - Middle East - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-01-02 13:24

Israel’s intelligence sees possible threat from Iraq as Iran’s influence grows

Kurdistan24 - 2019-01-01 14:18

Iraqi army and Kurdish politicians question Iran's involvement in Iraq | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2018-12-28 06:10

Trump Visits US Forces in Iraq

BAS News - 2018-12-26 21:32
ERBIL - US President Donald Trump made a surprise visit to his country's forces in Iraq on Wednesday, only days after his announcement of withdrawing US troops from Syria. The US top official alongside his first lady Melania Trump, a small group of aides ...

ISIS sprung to action in Iraq's disputed territories

ANF - 2018-12-26 12:40
Following Erdogan’s threats against Northern Syria, ISIS has sprung to action in the disputed territories in Iraq, Kirkuk and Diyala. ...

Kirkuk: Five IS Militants Killed, Wounded in Iraq-US Joint Operation

BAS News - 2018-12-11 22:37
ERBIL - At least five members of the Islamic State (IS) insurgent group were either killed or wounded in a joint operation conducted by the Iraqi and US forces in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk on Tuesday. According to the information BasNews ha ...

Human rights situation in Iraqi Kurdistan is getting worse: official

E-Kurd - 2018-12-10 14:10
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The security situation is progressively getting worse in Iraq’s Kurdistan Region amid an increase in homicides, a Kurdish official has said. “Whenever crime increases in any country, it means that country’s security f ...