Iraq

Iraq receives first batch of Russian T-90 battle tanks

Iraq has received a first batch of Russian-made T-90 battle tanks as part of a purchase agreement signed last year, according to an Iraqi Defense Ministry source, Anadolu Agency reports. “The first batch of Russian tanks …

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Lavrov about US strategy in Syria

Washington intends to separate a large part of Syria and create an autonomy there with the support of the Kurds, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said. According to the top minister, the US has some kind of …

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NATO to increase presence in Iraq

NATO will increase its presence in Iraq,NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said, noting that a NATO training mission will be sent there. "In response to a request from the Iraqi government and the …

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 EU to invest 400 million euros in Iraq

The European Union’s foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said the bloc would invest 400 million euros in Iraq. According to her, this money will be invested in addition to individual contributions from member …

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US starts Iraq drawdown after defeating ISIS - media

US troops have started to draw down from Iraq following Baghdad’s declaration of victory over the ISIS group last year, according to Western contractors at a US-led coalition base in Iraq. The contractors said that dozens of …

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Iraq arrests ISIS* oil chief

Iraqi security forces have arrested Islamic State’s top oil chief while he was trying to cross the border into Syria, Tehran-based Fars News Agency reported on Friday, quoting military sources. As Oil Price writes in …

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Erdogan vows to push out YPG

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is warning that Turkey's operation against Kurdish fighters in Syria could be extended to the border with Iraq, Al Jazeera reports. The move risks a …

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Turkish FM to visit Iraq

Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu will visit Iraq on Jan. 21, said the Turkish Foreign Ministry in a message Jan. 20, Trend reports. Cavusoglu will have a meeting with Iraq’s Foreign Minister …

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ISIS 'agriculture minister' arrested in Turkey

ISIS co-called agriculture minister was arrested today during an anti-terror operation across Turkey, local media reported. Ten ISIS terror suspects were arrested in  counter-terrorism operation in Turkey's Kayseri …

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Nine Iraqi nationals die in Turkey road accident

Nine people have been killed and 28 have been wounded in a bus accident in the southeastern district of Silopi in Sirnak. The bus carrying Iraqi nationals had been moving from Turkey to Iraq, the Dogan News Agency reported. …

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