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US to return 17,000 looted ancient artefacts to Iraq

Items smuggled out after 2003 invasion include 3,500-year-old Gilgamesh clay tablet The United States is returning more than 17,000 ancient artefacts that were looted and…

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Canine ‘super-detectors’: the dogs working to free Iraq from Isis mines

Branco and X-Lang are part of an elite team – four canines and their Yazidi handlers – leading a groundbreaking sniff-search for the homemade devices…

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Premier: Iraq doesn’t need U.S. combat troops

BAGHDAD — Iraq’s prime minister says his country no longer requires American combat troops to fight the Islamic State group, but a formal time frame…

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U.S. forces launch airstrikes against Iran-backed militias

The action was a response to drone attacks on American personnel and facilities in Iraq, an official said. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/u-s-forces-launch-airstrikes-against-iran-backed-militias-n1272489 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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House votes to repeal 2002 authorization of military force in Iraq

The House voted 268-161 on Thursday to repeal the 2002 Authorization for the Use of Military Force (AUMF) in Iraq, almost two decades after the…

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Dozens killed as huge fire sweeps through Baghdad hospital for Covid-19 patients

There were “so many bodies all over the place,” said Dr. Sabah al-Kuzaie. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/least-82-killed-huge-fire-baghdad-hospital-covid-19-patients-n1265208 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with…

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Turkish forces attack PKK targets in northern Iraq

Defence ministry says Turkey has been carrying out a new air-and-land operation against Kurdish fighters in the region. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/4/25/turkish-forces-hit-pkk-in-northern-iraq Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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Pope Francis calls for end to violence in first address in Iraq

Pope says he felt duty-bound to visit Iraq because the country had suffered so much for so long. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/3/5/pope-francis-calls-for-end-to-extremism-in-first-address-in-iraq Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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U.S. forces: Rockets hit airbase in Iraq hosting U.S. troops

BAGHDAD — At least 10 rockets targeted a military base in western Iraq that hosts U.S.-led coalition troops on Wednesday, the coalition and the Iraqi…

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3 rockets fall near U.S. Embassy in Baghdad

Three rockets fell near the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad on Monday, the third such attack in Iraq in the span of one week. The Katyusha…

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After rocket attack, Biden faces first real test on Iran

Analysis: Fiery rhetoric of Trump era is gone, but flare-up in northern Iraq is a microcosm of tension to come Joe Biden faces his first…

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Iraqi anger grows after election postponement

Iraq’s leaders, fearing defeat in planned June vote, manoeuvred to delay election to buy time, analyst says. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/1/30/iraqi-anger-grows-after-election-postponement Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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Trump removing troops from Afghanistan and Iraq is ‘fraught with risk’, Pentagon chief warns

Donald Trump’s formal reduction of troops in Iraq and Afghanistan before the next presidential administration is “fraught with risk”, according to the newly-installed Pentagon chief….

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Iran-Iraq earthquake: 5.0 magnitude tremor hits border region

Quake hit near the city of Īlām, Iran Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/iran-iraq-earthquake-magnitude-tremor-border-region-a9546016.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published…

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The US is eager to leave Iraq soon and the coronavirus pandemic will accelerate it

Exclusive: Former Iraqi PM-designate confirms “the US is planning to leave Iraq in two years from now”, which suggests Iran is poised to do whatever…

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U.S. wages retaliatory strikes against Iran-backed militia in Iraq

The United States waged a series of precision air strikes on Thursday against an Iran-backed militia in Iraq that it blamed for a major rocket…

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Snow falls in Baghdad for first time in more than a decade

This rare phenomenon comes after the country has been rocked by months of protests Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/snow-baghdad-iraq-weather-tahrir-square-protests-a9329976.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it…

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'No, no America': Thousands march in Iraq to demand exit of US forces

Protests come in response to killing of Iranian general by the US Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/iraq-protests-us-troops-moqtada-al-sadr-soleimani-baghdad-a9300256.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you….

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US Commits Acts of War, But No One Is Asking the Hard Questions

Gen. Soleimani was an ally in the fight against ISIS, just as Saddam was an ally against Iran. Why did the U.S. turn against them?…

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The ‘Poverty Draft’ Depends on Keeping Healthcare and Education Out of Reach

The draft might be gone, but not everyone volunteers for the same reasons. Inconsistent access to education, healthcare, or housing means marginalized communities are systemically…

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War Powers Resolution on Iran Is Binding?

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a resolution to prevent Trump from engaging in further hostilities against Iran. It is a mistake to assume that…

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I watched the Iran-Iraq war unfold as a child – now I feel like I'm reliving it

What is happening in Iran now is not simply ‘news’ for us in the diaspora – it’s the repetition of decades-old trauma Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/iran-iraq-crisis-missiles-trump-us-soleimani-killing-a9278386.html Droolin’…

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