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An alleged Turkish drone attack killed two Iraqi officers in the north of the country on Tuesday, authorities said.

An alleged blast that rocked the Iraq-Kuwait border is being investigated by the US military.

Iran says 2 convicted of spying for Israel, UK

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Iran says 2 convicted of spying for Israel, UK

Two people have been convicted in Iran for allegedly spying on behalf Israel, the UK and Germany.

Iraqi PM to visit Trump, signalling warming US ties

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Iraqi PM to visit Trump, signalling warming US ties

Iraq's PM Kadhimi will visit Trump in Washington on 20 August, signalling US-Iran ties are recovering seven months after breaking down over ...

<em>The</em> <em>Iraq</em> <em>Report</em>: Beirut blast sends political shockwaves

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The Iraq Report: Beirut blast sends political shockwaves

The tragedy in Beirut has reignited calls by Iraqis for militant factions and groups linked to the government to remove their ...

Barak Barfi

The Dictatorship Syndrome by Alaa Al Aswany

Book Club: Alaa Al Aswany explains dictatorship as a disease whose causes and symptoms must be thoroughly studied if we wish to eradicate it.

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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.

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Contractor death raises concerns about US conduct in Iraq

An American contractor died during an altercation with US Marines in Iraq, prompting a trial.

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Iran announces arrest of US-based 'terrorist group' leader

Iran said it has detained Jamshid Sharmahd, the leader of a US-based Iranian monarchist group, accusing him of planning a deadly 2008 ...

<em>The</em> <em>Iraq</em> <em>Report</em>: Support for Iran evaporates

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The Iraq Report: Support for Iran evaporates

As temperatures soar in Iraq, violence against protesters returns despite promises of reconciliation by the new PM, while ...

Rami G. Khouri

To fix Arab societies, just listen to Arab citizens

Comment: International actors like the UN who want to help should listen more earnestly to what Arab men, women, and desperate youth ...

Mental health crisis plaguing Yazidi child survivors of IS

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Mental health crisis plaguing Yazidi child survivors of IS

Thousands of Yazidi children are facing an unprecedented mental and physical health crisis, including post-traumatic stress, anxiety and ...

Two anti-government protesters killed by police in Baghdad

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Two anti-government protesters killed by police in Baghdad

Iraqi security forces killed two protesters taking part in demonstrations on Monday, local reports confirmed.

<em>Iraq</em> launches new action against IS in Diyala province

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Iraq launches new action against IS in Diyala province

The Iraqi army has lanuched a new phase of a major operation against remnants of the Islamic State extremist group in Diyala ...

Virus adds to despair felt by war-weary young Arabs

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Virus adds to despair felt by war-weary young Arabs

The pandemic has plunged millions of young people in the Middle East into the kind of deep uncertainty and despair ...

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Turkish army seizes PKK ammunition cache in northern Iraq

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

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Qatar sends field hospitals to treat Iraq's coronavirus patients

Qatar has sent two field hospitals, including medical supplies and 250 beds, to help Iraq in its ongoing battle with Covid-19.

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Iran protests US jet approach at UN

Protests have been lodged with the International Civil Aviation Organization - a UN agency - and the Swiss embassy in Tehran ...

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: Iran outplays Saudi on diplomatic front

Iraq has found itself caught in a delicate balancing act between Iran and Saudi Arabia.

<em>Iraq</em> airspace reopens after months of virus lockdown

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Iraq airspace reopens after months of virus lockdown

Before boarding, passengers at Baghdad International Airport were required to show negative Covid-19 test results to airport staff wearing masks ...

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Arab economies to shrink by 5.7% amid virus fallout

Some 14.3 million people will be pushed into poverty, raising the total number to 115 million - a quarter of the total Arab ...

Stranded in Syria: <em>The</em> plight of Canada's abandoned citizens

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours

Stranded in Syria: The plight of Canada's abandoned citizens

Canadians suspected of supporting the Islamic State group and their families are languishing in displacement camps in northeast Syria.

Iraqi prime minister warns against attacks on Iran

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Iraqi prime minister warns against attacks on Iran

It comes as the Iraqi premier visited Iran for the first time on an official visit.

Iraqi 'experts' panned after making extraordinary coronavirus vaccine claims

Amr Salahi

Iraqi 'experts' panned after making extraordinary coronavirus vaccine claims

Two advisors to the Iraqi government have been mocked after appearing on a television show to claim that a coronavirus vaccine will be ...

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