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The EU should stop coddling Middle East dictators

23 December, 2020

Comment: The EU's double standard when it comes to 'friendly authoritarians' like Sisi undermines its credibility and weakens the promotion of human rights worldwide, writes Eldar Mamedov.

Iraqis angry but unsurprised over Blackwater pardons

23 December, 2020

Following the pardon of four men who were found guilty of opening fire on unarmed civilians, Iraqi citizens have expressed their anger.

UN: Mladenov turns down offer to lead UN mission

23 December, 2020

Nickolay Mladenov, who will be stepping down as Middle East peace envoy, has decided not to replace Ghassan Salame as head of UN mission in Libya.

Christmas tree in Baghdad to celebrate diversity

23 December, 2020

Three years after the defeat of the Islamic State and to celebrate religious diversity in Iraq, a huge Christmas tree has been erected in Baghdad.

Trump pardons Blackwater contractors guilty of Baghdad massacre

23 December, 2020

US President Donald Trump has pardoned four former contractors at Blackwater who opened fired on unarmed civilians, killing dozens.

Iraqi refugee family is home at last

23 December, 2020

From a first date that ended in bloody carnage in Baghdad, to finally entering their new home in The Netherlands, this is an epic tale of courage, survival and love.

Iraq inks preliminary deal for Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine

22 December, 2020

Iraqi authorities inked a preliminary deal to obtain the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine by early next year.

Q&A: Ilhan Omar awaits more productive US foreign policy

22 December, 2020

Congresswoman Ilhan Omar talks to Negar Mortazavi about her hopes for the Biden administration's foreign policy, and takes stock of the damage done over the last four years.

Kurdish ex-MP sentenced to 22 years in jail

21 December, 2020

Leyla Guven, 56, was given a 22 year sentence on charges of joining "a terror group" and "disseminating terror propaganda".

Iraq kickstarts railway project linking Baghdad to Turkish border

21 December, 2020

Iraq started operations to lay down a new railway network that expects to make it a conduit for goods from Australia and East Asia to Europe via Turkey.

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