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  • Aid groups: Millions in Syria, Iraq losing access to water

    Aid groups: Millions in Syria, Iraq losing access to water

    The areas include displacement settlements housing tens of thousands of people displaced in Syria's 10-year conflict.

    August 23, 2021
  • The lonesomeness of defeat

    The lonesomeness of defeat

    Afghanistan has been a debacle for the Americans, but no less so for the Indians.

    August 22, 2021
  • Power transmission tower in Iraq bombed

    Power transmission tower in Iraq bombed

    Iraq has been witnessing a chronic power shortage since the US-led invasion in 2003

    August 9, 2021
  • Another pullout

    Another pullout

    Strategically, the pullout in another five months ought not to be considered as a retreat of the American soldier; suffice it to register that US forces, at least a section thereof, will be very much in Iraq ostensibly to help the local Iraqi forces to counter the potentially murderous Isis.

    August 1, 2021
  • IS attack on funeral procession kills 13 in Iraq

    IS attack on funeral procession kills 13 in Iraq

    The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the attack had been perpetrated by the Daesh group. The military said it will provide details once an investigation is complete.

    July 31, 2021
  • US to end combat mission in Iraq by end of year

    US to end combat mission in Iraq by end of year

    Iraqi military bases housing US troops across the country and the US embassy in the Green Zone in central Baghdad have been frequently targeted

    July 27, 2021
  • Iraq Covid hospital fire leave 64 dead, 50 injured

    Iraq Covid hospital fire leave 64 dead, 50 injured

    Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi held an emergency meeting with some cabinet ministers and security commanders to discuss the hospital fire and its consequences.

    July 13, 2021
  • Over 40 killed in Iraq Covid hospital fire

    Over 40 killed in Iraq Covid hospital fire

    Iraq's parliament speaker Mohamed al-Halbousi tweeted that the blaze was "clear proof of the failure to protect Iraqi lives"

    July 13, 2021
  • Drone attacks by Iraqi militias reflect Iran’s waning hold

    Drone attacks by Iraqi militias reflect Iran’s waning hold

    Iran has struggled to fill in the gap left in the absence of Soleimani and al-Muhandis, who were commanding figures able to push factions into line and resolve disputes among them

    July 9, 2021
  • Trilateral offensive

    Trilateral offensive

    President Biden’s three-pronged offensive is likely to impinge on multilateral geostrategy. In America’s reckoning, the certitudes of international law.

    June 30, 2021
  • Political Pardons

    Political Pardons

    Political pardons cannot be a tool of self-protection or for furthering a partisan purpose they should remain a progressive tool for the larger good of society, civic evolution and societal heal, depending only on the circumstances, sensitivities and implications involved.

    December 5, 2020
  • Iraq PM Mustafa al-Kadhemi to meet Donald Trump with US troops on the agenda

    Iraq PM Mustafa al-Kadhemi to meet Donald Trump with US troops on the agenda

    The meeting comes as attacks on American targets by pro-Iranian fighters have been on the rise, and with Tehran and Washington competing for influence in Iraq, the gulf between pro-Iranian factions and Baghdad’s US-friendly premier is growing.

    August 20, 2020
  • Collateral Damage

    Collateral Damage

    There is the worry of reputational damage from the idea that India gave in to US sanctions, a departure from the past. Chinas growing inroads in Iran could make Indian projects there more unviable. The largest worry is that Chabahar, the enduring symbol of India-Iran friendship, could become collateral damage in a larger proxy war between the US and China

    August 18, 2020
  • Iraqi PM Mustafa al-Kadhimi says, early elections to be held on June 6, 2021

    Iraqi PM Mustafa al-Kadhimi says, early elections to be held on June 6, 2021

    On May 6, al-Kadhimi was sworn in as the new prime minister in Iraq, following the approval of the parliament on most of his cabinet members.

    August 1, 2020
  • French FM in Baghdad to support Iraq, boost bilateral ties

    French FM in Baghdad to support Iraq, boost bilateral ties

    During his last visit to Iraq in October 2019, Le Drian held meetings with top officials to discuss bilateral cooperation and the means to end the threat of IS militants.

    July 17, 2020
  • Iraqi forces foil rocket attack on Baghdad Green Zone

    Iraqi forces foil rocket attack on Baghdad Green Zone

    The military bases housing US troops across Iraq and the American embassy in the Green Zone have been frequently targeted by insurgent mortar and rocket attacks.

    July 11, 2020
  • Iraq reports highest 1,635 fresh COVID-19 cases with 69 new deaths

    Iraq reports highest 1,635 fresh COVID-19 cases with 69 new deaths

    As for the vaccine to treat COVID-19, al-Tamimi said the ministry experts and advisors are in connection with the international companies and the World Health Organization (WHO).

    June 20, 2020