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 Russia returns 27 Russian children from Iraq

Twenty seven Russian children, whose mothers are serving prison terms in Iraq, have returned to Russia, a spokesman with the Emergencies Ministry said. "The IL-76 plane of the Russian Emergencies Ministry arrived from Baghdad at …

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Russia to assist Iraq in eliminating terrorists

Russia is interested in eliminating the terrorist presence in Iraq, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said at a meeting with his Iraqi counterpart Mohamed Ali Alhakim. "We are pleased to note …

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PKK militants attack Turkish base in Iraq

At least 10 people were wounded when protesters attacked a Turkish military camp near Dohuk in Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdish region on Saturday, burning two tanks and other vehicles, residents and Kurdish officials said, Daily Sabah …

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Abdul-Mahdi: Iraq seeks strong ties with Iran

Baghdad seeks to strengthen relations with Tehran, Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi said at the meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. According to Abdul-Mahdi, Iraq's …

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Number of injured in Iran earthquake increases

At least 75 people were injured in a 5.9-magnitude earthquake that shook Gilangharb city in Iran's Kermanshah province on January 6, head of Iran Emergency Organization Pir Hossein Kolivand said. …

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Turkish army 'neutralizes' 7 terrorists in N. Iraq

Turkish jets "neutralized" seven terrorists as part of an anti-terror operation in northern Iraq, the military said Sunday, Anadolu agency reports. In a Twitter post, the Turkish General Staff said the airstrikes carried out …

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Iraq complains over sanctions against Iran

The Iraqi Oil Ministry spokesman, Assem Jihad, said today that the renewed US sanctions against Iran are harming Baghdad first of all. “Iraq suffers the most from these sanctions, because Iraq basically relies on Iran’s gas …

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Iraqi president to pay visit to Turkey

Turkey and Iraq will discuss all aspects of bilateral relations, as well as regional developments, during Iraqi President Barham Salih’s visit to the Turkish capital today, diplomatic sources have said. …

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US troops start to leave Syria

The first group of American military servicemen has left Syria, Anadolu Agency reported. According to the news agency, at least 50 troops left a warehouse with weapons and ammunition in Syria’s Al-Hasakah Governorate, heading …

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Tehran condemns Trump's visit to Iraq

U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to Iraq was a disrespect for the country's national sovereignty, Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said. "Despite countless …

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Middle Eastern Armenians opposes Pashinyan's decision

Iraqi Armenians, Syrian Armenians and other Armenian repatriates who have settled in Armenia are staging a protest outside the Ministry of Diaspora in central Yerevan. They have written a letter against the decision to dissolve the …

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