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US troops will remain in Syria, says Tillerson

Added: 18.01.2018 16:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

January 19, 2018 5:00 AM
BEIRUT • United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has committed America to an indefinite military presence in Syria, citing a range of policy goals that extend far beyond the defeat of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria as conditions for troops to go home.


Iraq, BP sign initial deal to develop Kirkuk oil fields

Added: 18.01.2018 5:55 | 0 views | 0 comments

Iraq and British energy giant BP have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop lucrative oil fields in the country's north.

Tags: UK, Oil, Iraq

Russia's World Cup likely target for ISIS: Analysis firm

Added: 17.01.2018 20:10 | 0 views | 0 comments

The World Cup soccer tournament to be held in Russia in June and July will be an "attractive target" for the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) given Russia's role in the territorial defeat of the militant group, the UK-based analysis firm, IHS, said on Thursday (Jan 18).


Optimism in Iraq fuels revived interest in classic cars

Added: 17.01.2018 7:26 | 0 views | 0 comments

The classic car market in Iraq is seeing brighter days as optimism revives interest.

Tags: Iraq, Fuel

Optimism in Iraq fuels revived interest in vintage cars

Added: 17.01.2018 1:16 | 0 views | 0 comments

When Iraqi forces drove Islamic State militants out of eastern Mosul a year ago, Nashwan Shakir Mahmoud raced back to his home, hoping that his red and white 1955 Chevrolet coupe had survived three years of war and upheaval.


Then and now: Mosul struggles to rise from the rubble

Added: 16.01.2018 12:23 | 0 views | 0 comments

Mosul was declared liberated 6 months ago by the Iraqi military and a U.S.-led coalition, but the cost of victory is nearly incalculable.

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Two Suicide Bombers Attack Baghdad

Added: 16.01.2018 2:23 | 1 views | 0 comments

Two suicide bombers blew themselves up in a square in central Baghdad, killing at least 38 people in the deadliest attack since Iraq claimed victory over Islamic State late last year.

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Twin suicide bombings in Baghdad kill 38

Added: 15.01.2018 11:56 | 1 views | 0 comments

Twin suicide bombings rocked Baghdad on Monday, killing 38 people in the deadliest attack since Iraq declared victory over the Islamic State group last month, and raising fears ahead of national elections planned for May.
The bombers targeted the bustling Tayran Square, in the heart of the capital,...


US issues highest travel warning for five Mexican states

Added: 15.01.2018 9:23 | 3 views | 0 comments

The five states are now in the same category as war-torn countries such as Syria and Iraq.

Tags: Syria, Iraq

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