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Aid groups: Iraqi authorities push refugees to return home

February 28, 2018 |

International aid agencies say Iraqi authorities are increasing pressure on families in displacement camps in Anbar province to return to their homes ahead of national elections scheduled for May.
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Iraqi military helicopter crashes, 7-member crew killed

November 12, 2017 |

Iraq’s Defense Ministry says a military helicopter has crashed during a training exercise, killing all seven crew members on board.
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As Islamic State Recedes, Iraqi Forces and Kurds Turn on Each Other

October 17, 2017 |

Elite Iraqi forces took control of the local government building in Kirkuk, pushing out Kurdish fighters and effectively retaking the city after skirmishes that have raised fears of a wider conflict between two of the closest U.S. allies in the war against Islamic State. What’s News Europe

New Iraqi Battle Has Odd Twist for US

October 16, 2017 |

Iraqi Kurds voted for independence from Iraq last month, and one tangible result of the vote emerged Monday: Iraqi forces moved in. Baghdad, which considered the referendum illegal, is worried about losing control of the oil-rich Kirkuk region in the north. As a result, state-backed militias seized two oil fields…


2 gay Iraqi soldiers found love amid war. Then the death threats started

October 10, 2017 |

Each night, when the guns fell silent in Iraq, Btoo Allami would invite his friend Nayyef Hrebid over for dinner. – RSS Channel – World


Why Israel supports an independent Iraqi Kurdistan

October 3, 2017 |

When Iraqi Kurds a look around, they see potential enemies to the north, south, east and west. The Turks, Iraqis, Iranians and Syrians all rejected last week’s referendum for an independent Kurdistan. – RSS Channel – World

Hobby Lobby fined $3 million for smuggling ancient Iraqi artifacts

July 6, 2017 |

Federal prosecutors say Hobby Lobby Stores has agreed to pay a $ 3-million federal fine and forfeit thousands of ancient Iraqi artifacts smuggled from the Middle East that the government alleges were intentionally mislabeled.

Prosecutors filed a civil complaint in New York on Wednesday in which…

L.A. Times – Business


Iraqi forces in final push to seize Mosul’s Old City

July 2, 2017 |

Iraq’s military has seized the remains of the Great Mosque of al-Nuri — where Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared the ISIS “caliphate” in 2014 — and is now engaged in fierce street-to-street fighting for the last several hundred meters of Mosul’s Old City. – RSS Channel – World

Saudi Media Accuses Qatar of Poisoning Iraqi Refugees

June 13, 2017 |

Food poisoning at a camp for displaced residents of Mosul has made more than 700 people sick, with hundreds hospitalized, Iraqi officials said Tuesday. The incident at the Hassan Sham U2 camp, about 13 miles east of Mosul, has become part of the ongoing dispute between Saudi Arabia and Qatar….