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The IRGC commander was in the Syrian city of Albukamal when the strike took place.

The youth-led initiative 'Green Iraq' is planting thousands of trees across the country to transform sprawling cities and deserts.

US-led forces pull out from key Iraqi military base

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US-led forces pull out from key Iraqi military base

The troop withdrawals come as part of a plan to consolidate US-led coalition forces in two Iraqi bases.

Iraq still in chaos 17 years after US invasion

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Iraq still in chaos 17 years after US invasion

The US invasion in 2003, which promised liberty and democracy, led to the deaths of millions of Iraqis, destroyed much of the country's ...

US-led coalition troops begin leaving Iraqi bases

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US-led coalition troops begin leaving Iraqi bases

Just hours after an attack reportedly struck an Iraq base housing foreign forces, officials confirmed US-coalition troops began withdrawing from ...

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Iraq warns US ties at stake after deadly strikes

Iraq warned that its relations with the United States were at risk after US air strikes against a pro-Iran group sparked anger on the streets, with protesters torching US flags.

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Iran slams US strikes on allied Iraqi militia

"America must put an end to its occupying presence," Iran's government spokesman Abbas Mousavi said on Monday.

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Iraqi paramilitary force vows revenge for US strikes

The Iraqi Popular Mobilisation militia coalition has vowed revenge against US troops in Iraq after airstrikes against the pro-Iran Kataib ...

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Iraq ablaze as protesters defy curfews leaving dozens dead

Iraq finds itself caught in the throes of civil unrest and violence as anti-government protests launch themselves anew in the corruption-ridden ...

Iraq to reopen Syria border-crossing amid warming Assad ties

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Iraq to reopen Syria border-crossing amid warming Assad ties

Iraq’s Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi approved the reopening of a border crossing between Iraq and Syria, in the latest sign of normalisation ...

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Iraqi coalition calls Israeli airstrikes a 'declaration of war'

The powerful Fatah Coalition said it holds the US fully responsible for the alleged Israeli aggression, which it called a 'declaration of war'.

US establishes two military bases on Iraq-Syria border: reports

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US establishes two military bases on Iraq-Syria border: reports

The United States military has reportedly set up two new bases on the border with Syria after President Donald Trump announced a withdrawal of ...

Joint Syria-Iraq border crossing to re-open soon: officials

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Joint Syria-Iraq border crossing to re-open soon: officials

Both Iraq and Syria's foreign ministers made the announcement in Damascus on Monday, hours after Syria reopened crossings with Jordan and ...

The Iraq Report: Iraq caught between US and Iran

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The Iraq Report: Iraq caught between US and Iran

The fate of Iraq is swinging between the US and Iran as pockets of proxy violence via militias persist.

Suicide attack kills two policemen near Iraq's Kirkuk

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Suicide attack kills two policemen near Iraq's Kirkuk

A suicide bomber has killed at least two policemen at a checkpoint near the Iraqi city of Kirkuk

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Scores killed in suicide attack on western Iraq town

A suicide bomber blew up a vehicle in the town of al-Qaim in western Iraq on Wednesday, killing at least 11 people, five of them security personnel, police said.

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Iraq building wall along Syria border to 'block militants'

The barrier will include a six-metre-wide trench and involves thermal cameras and drone scanning once completed.

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Iraqi journalists struggle for survival

Feature: Iraq remains one of the world's most dangerous countries for journalists as they continue to be targeted,but different voices are still ...

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IS retakes parts of Albu Kamal in major attack

The Islamic State group seizes parts of key town on the Syrian-Iraqi border on Friday in a massive operation that further confirmed the ...

Iraq's displaced forgotten in elections

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Iraq's displaced forgotten in elections

Out of a total displaced population of around two million people, some 285,000 are registered to vote, according to the electoral commission.

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Washington: No survivors in Iraq helicopter crash

No one survived the US helicopter crash when it went down on Thursday afternoon near the town of Qaim in the Anbar province, US ...

Baghdad suicide bombing kills at least three

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Baghdad suicide bombing kills at least three

A suicide bomb attack near a security checkpoint in the Iraqi capital killed at least three people on Saturday, a police officer said.

After IS, a new tug-of-war in Lebanon and Iraq

Mona Alami

After IS, a new tug-of-war in Lebanon and Iraq

Comment: In Lebanon and Iraq, non state actors loyal to Iran are impossible to dismantle in the absence of a regional agreement, writes Mona ...

IS recaptures 'last stronghold' in Syria from regime, Hizballah

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IS recaptures 'last stronghold' in Syria from regime, Hizballah

IS fighters have retaken the town of Albukamal in eastern Syria from Assad regime troops and allied Iranian-backed militias, which Damascus ...

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