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Russia to supply T-90 tanks to Iraq

Russia will begin the supplies of T-90 tanks to Iraq shortly, Russian ambassador to Iraq Maksim Maksimov said. "The deliveries of T-90 tanks to Iraq will begin soon in accordance with the previously signed …

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Iraq announces mandatory heat holiday

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has announced a mandatory official holiday due to a heat wave. Wednesday's late night statement calling for a Thursday holiday came from the Iraqi Cabinet as …

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Russia and US discuss situation in Syria and Iraq

Situation in Syria and Iraq, as well as issues of countering international terrorism were in focus of a telephone conversation between Chief of Russian General Staff Valery Gerasimov and Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of …

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France has seen at least 270 ISIS militants return

France has seen 271 jihadi militants return from war zones in Iraq and Syria and all of them are subject to investigation by public prosecutors, the country's interior minister Gerard Collomb said in an interview with Le …

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Mass grave in former ISIS-held city found

Iraqi troops have found a mass grave in the western city of Ramadi containing the bodies of 40 men believed to have been executed by the ISIS group, an official from a Martyrs Committee for Anbar province, Ammar Nuri …

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Russia's Putin, Iraqi VP discuss tanks supply deal

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Iraqi Vice President Nuri al-Maliki discussed supplies of Russian T-90 battle tanks at a meeting in St Petersburg on Tuesday, according to a Russian military official present …

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Iraq calls for closer cooperation with Russia

Iraq is open for closer cooperation with Russia on the backdrop of successful anti-terror efforts in the region, Iraqi Vice President Nuri al-Maliki said on Monday, TASS reports. "We want bigger openness and closer …

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Iran and Iraq boost military cooperation

Iran and Iraq signed an agreement to step up military cooperation and the fight against "terrorism and extremism", Iranian media reported. Iranian Defence Minister Hossein Dehghan and his Iraqi counterpart Erfan …

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