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No one claimed responsibility for the latest rocket attacks, but the US has blamed Iran-aligned militia factions for repeatedly targeting its assets in Iraq.

For the families of those who lost loved ones on Flight PS752, a lack of transparency and accountability is making the grieving process even more difficult.

End of the rift? The Gulf crisis explained

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End of the rift? The Gulf crisis explained

The Gulf crisis has seen three years of ruptured relations among GCC nations but that could be about to change.

A year after Soleimani's killing, tensions simmer in Iraq

Sofia Nitti

A year after Soleimani's killing, tensions simmer in Iraq

In-depth: Iran has promised to avenge Soleimani's killing, but the proliferation of more independent armed militias in Iraq could be an even ...

Iraqis chanting anti-US slogans mark year since Soleimani killing

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Iraqis chanting anti-US slogans mark year since Soleimani killing

Pro-Iranian supporters, many dressed in black, massed in Baghdad's central Tahrir Square to also condemn Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhemi ...

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Iranian prosecutor says UK firm assisted in Soleimani assassination

A top Tehran prosecutor says more than 2,000 'international documents' could support legal action against the London-based security firm

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Iraq arrests IS 'administrative chief' at Baghdad airport

The man, known as Abu Naba, was detained in October as he was 'getting into a taxi, just after landing in Baghdad'.

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Iran's allies on high alert during Trump's final weeks

Tehran has instructed its allies to be on high alert amid fears the outgoing Trump administration could launch attacks on Middle East targets.

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Iran VP hopes for change in US 'destructive policies'

Iran's First Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri said he hoped for a change in "America's destructive policies" after Joe Biden won the US elections.

The Iraq Report: Sectarian killings revive fears of strife

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The Iraq Report: Sectarian killings revive fears of strife

A mass killing and an attack on Kurdish political headquarters suggest ethno-sectarian tensions are flaring again, with many questioning whether ...

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The Iraq Report: US troop withdrawal risks drone warfare

A drawdown of American diplomacy and the withdrawal of US land forces could instead herald enhanced military involvement in Iraq using air ...

3 dead in rocket attack near <em>Baghdad</em> <em>airport</em>

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3 dead in rocket attack near Baghdad airport

A rocket attack near Baghdad airport killed at least three people on Monday, authorities said.

Blasts target US convoy in southern Iraq

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Blasts target US convoy in southern Iraq

A convoy transporting military equipment was hit by an IED on Sunday in Iraq's southern province of Dhi Qar.

Iraq's foreign minister makes first visit to Iran

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Iraq's foreign minister makes first visit to Iran

Iranian media have not elaborated on the reasons behind the top Iraqi diplomat's two-day trip to Tehran.

Iran Guards vow Soleimani revenge will target 'those involved'

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Iran Guards vow Soleimani revenge will target 'those involved'

Iran continues to threaten the US over the death of General Qassem Soleimani during an air strike.

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First arrests in Iraq PM's anti-corruption drive: sources

The arrests represent a rare instance in which current Iraqi officials are subject to judicial procedures.

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Iran says US vote hack allegation 'absurd'

The US 'is in no place to make such absurd claims,' Iran's state media said following Microsoft's allegations that US presidential campaigns had ...

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Rockets target Baghdad Airport, Iraq army says

Iraq's ministry of defence said that at least three rockets struck the airport in Baghdad on Sunday.

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New Iranian game promises 'revenge' for US Soleimani killing

A new app game developed in Iran promises players revenge against the death of General Qasem Soleimani.

Beirut blast raises fears in Iraq of weapons stockpiles

Azhar Al-Rubaie

Beirut blast raises fears in Iraq of weapons stockpiles

In Iraq, where weapons are stored in urban centres and unexploded bombs litter border areas, fears of a catastrophe are acute.

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Yemen investigates reports of ammonium nitrate at port

Following Tuesday's tragic explosion at Beirut port, authorities have launched an investigation into the alleged presence of ammonium nitrate in ...

Iraq removes 'highly dangerous' material from <em>Baghdad</em> <em>airport</em>

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Iraq removes 'highly dangerous' material from Baghdad airport

Highly dangerous material was relocated from Baghdad's International Airport to a military site on Sunday, Iraqi authorities ...

Iran abducted exiled opponent while in Dubai, family says

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Iran abducted exiled opponent while in Dubai, family says

Jamshid Sharmahd, a member of a militant Iranian opposition group, appears to have been taken from Dubai to Oman and then onwards to Iran.

Iran moves 'fake US aircraft carrier' to sea

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Iran moves 'fake US aircraft carrier' to sea

Satellite images released on Monday showed a mock Iranian aircraft carrier was moved to the strategic Strait of Hormuz.

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