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OPEC to hold first in-person meeting in a year in Baghdad

Ministers of OPEC countries will have the first in-person meeting in a year on September 30, 2021, in the Iraqi capital to celebrate the occasion of the 60th OPEC Anniversary that has been postponed since last September, according to the …

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Rockets hit near Iraq base housing U.S. trainers

Two rockets landed Sunday near an Iraqi air base just north of Baghdad where American trainers are present, causing no casualties or damage, an Iraqi official said.  Maj. Gen. Tahseen al-Khafaji said the rockets landed outside …

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Number of Baghdad terrorist attack victims rises to 35

The number of people killed in a terrorist attack in the center of Baghdad on Thursday has risen to 35, the Al Arabiya TV channel informed, citing Iraqi sources, adding that about 100 people have been injured. The channel informed …

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OPEC’s anniversary meeeting postponed

The celebrations of OPEC’s 60th anniversary, which were originally scheduled this month in Baghdad where the Organization was founded, have been postponed. Iraq’s Oil Minister and Head of its Delegation to OPEC Ihsan Abdul …

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Explosions hit military base in Baghdad

Two explosions hit a military base in Baghdad where Hashd al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization Forces) and police forces are based, the Iraqi press office said. Iraq’s Security Media Cell said in a statement that two different …

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U.S. embassy in Iraq hit by rocket attack

At least three people have been injured in a missile attack on the U.S. embassy located in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad on January 26, Iraq’s Alsumaria TV reported citing sources in Iraqi security services.  It is not yet …

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US evacuates civilians from Iraq

At this moment, an emergency evacuation of employees of the American oil field is underway in Iraq. The rescue operation of civilians is taking place against the backdrop of the complicated situation in the country after the assassination of the …

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Protesters leave U.S. Embassy in Baghdad

Iraqi security forces have regained control of the area around the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad after the compound was rocked by a second day of mass protests. Yesterday, security personnel fired tear gas and rubber bullets at hundreds of …

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U.S. orders part of government employees to leave Iraq

The U.S. State Department ordered the departure of government employees from Iraq, the U.S. embassy in Baghdad said in a statement. The department ordered "nonemergency U.S. government employees," at both the embassy in …

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Number of injured in Iran earthquake rises to 716

The number of injured in the magnitude 6.3 earthquake in western Iran the previous night has risen to 716, the Iranian authorities said, adding that no fatalities were reported from the temblor.  According to Iran’s state …

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