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Analysis: While the extent and duration of Turkey's anticipated military intervention in Sinjar is unclear, Russia is watching the situation in northern Iraq with apprehension.

A man has been charged in connection with allegations a Sydney-based firm paid millions in bribes to secure lucrative Iraqi oil contracts.

Iraq, Turkey agree to cooperate on extremist groups

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iraq, Turkey agree to cooperate on extremist groups

Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan told reporters that he had agreed with his Iraqi counterpart to continue "our struggle against our common enemies", including IS and the PKK.

Kurdish militants kill <em>Iraqi</em> Kurdish soldier: sources

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Kurdish militants kill Iraqi Kurdish soldier: sources

PKK militants killed a member of the peshmerga units in northern Iraq.

Suspected PKK militants kill <em>Iraqi</em> Kurdish soldier

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Suspected PKK militants kill Iraqi Kurdish soldier

Militants from the anti-Turkish Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) have killed a member of the Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga forces and ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Two children killed in blast targeting Iraq pipeline

An investigation has been launched into the explosion in Muthanna province, south of Baghdad, that killed two children.

Sabena Siddiqui

How Turkey, Israel and Pakistan ended up backing Azerbaijan

Analysis: The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict has produced an unlikely alignment of traditionally hostile regional actors.

Stasa Salacanin

Russia's influence in Iraq: A challenge for the US

Russia is making inroads into the Middle East at the expense of US power.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkey in energy exploration talks with Libya: official

Turkey is in talks with Libya's UN-backed government to explore potential oil and gas reserves both onshore and offshore in the eastern ...

Greece says <em>Turkish</em> ship in eastern Mediterranean ‘threatening peace’

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Greece says Turkish ship in eastern Mediterranean ‘threatening peace’

Greece accused Turkey of “threatening peace” and held a meeting of military chiefs after Turkey deployed a research ship in the hotly contested, ...

The New Arab Staff

Turkish army seizes PKK ammunition cache in northern Iraq

The haul includes scores of AK-47 rifles, shot guns and anti-aircraft gun ammunition.

Iraq sets up border posts to 'prevent <em>Turkish</em> advance'

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iraq sets up border posts to 'prevent Turkish advance'

Ankara has established at least a dozen posts inside Iraqi territory as part of a military campaign to rout members of the PKK.

Divide and survive: Ethiopia balances Gulf, Turkey ties

Giorgio Cafiero and Corrado Čok

Divide and survive: Ethiopia balances Gulf, Turkey ties

Ethiopia is the most coveted target of the ongoing scramble for the Horn of Africa.

Jordan and Iraq form joint coronavirus strategy

The New Arab Staff

Jordan and Iraq form joint coronavirus strategy

Jordan has been applauded for its handling of the coronavirus crisis.

Greek-Italian maritime deal sends clear message to Turkey

Eva J. Koulouriotis

Greek-Italian maritime deal sends clear message to Turkey

The Greek-Italian maritime deal comes amid a Mediterranean power struggle sparked by events in Libya's war.

Gasia Ohanes

The significance of Erdogan's Hagia Sophia conversion plan

As opposition parties call for early elections, Erdogan's critics say he is using Hagia Sophia to divert attention from economic turmoil threatening to further undercut his popularity.

The New Arab Staff

Turkey applies for oil exploration licenses in Libya

Turkey says it has a bilateral agreement with the Libyan Government of National Accord, which would allow it to receive oil exploration ...

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

France and Turkey's growing rivalry in the Middle East

France views Turkey's foreign policy stance as a threat to its own economic and geopolitical interests.

The New Arab

Iran-Turkey gas tap closes after 'terror' attack on pipeline

The flow of natural Iranian gas to Turkey has been halted after an attack by 'terrorists', reports confirmed on Tuesday.

Palestinians denied drilling rights in Mediterranean gas fields

Yousef Alhelou

Palestinians denied drilling rights in Mediterranean gas fields

Egypt and Jordan began to receive shipments of natural gas from Israel this month, upsetting Palestinians who continue to be denied their right ...

Ali Bakeer

Turkish-Libyan alliance in eastern Mediterranean: A game changer?

Legislators approved an agreement which would give Turkey access to an economic zone across the Mediterranean, brushing aside objections by ...

Egg on Saudi faces as Iraq charm offensive backfires

The New Arab

Egg on Saudi faces as Iraq charm offensive backfires

Despite investing millions of dollars to bring Iraqi Shia Arab clerics closer to Riyadh, it seems Saudi Arabia has once again been ...

Saudi Arabia blames Iran for Aramco drone, missile attacks

The New Arab

Saudi Arabia blames Iran for Aramco drone, missile attacks

Saudi Arabia is still investigating the launch site of the attacks it has said were 'unquestionably sponsored by Iran'.

The Iraq Report: Shia militia domination feeds IS growth

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: Shia militia domination feeds IS growth

This week, concerns are growing that the demise of IS is fuelling extremism at the other end of the sectarian spectrum, threatening to further ...

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