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Iraqi people take to streets and demand US troops leave country

Iraq people demand US troops military leave

Hundreds of thousands of Iraqi protesters have hit the street in Baghdad after the influential Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr called for a “million-strong” march to demand the withdraw of U.S. coalition forces from the country. NBC News Tehran Bureau Chief & correspondent Ali Arouzi said hundreds of thousands of protesters marched …

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Australian military kills more civilians in Iraq

Australian military kills civilians Iraq

The Australian defence force says allegations that an air force bomb in Mosul, Iraq, killed civilians are “credible”. The Australian Super Hornet airstrike last year is said to have killed two civilian adults and injured two children when it bombed a terrace house in west Mosul. Amnesty International says the strike “may …

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Donald Trump compares Russiagate to Iraq WMDs propaganda

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Donald Trump’s press conference with Polish President Andrzej Duda turned to Russiagate as a US journalist tried to pound Trump on the Russia issue while inside Europe’s presently and historically most anti-Russian country. Clearly there was an attempt to stir tensions unnecessarily on the part of the reporter. Trump reiterated his …

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Chilcot: Tony Blair lied to the nation over Iraq war

Sir John Chilcot has said he does not believe Tony Blair was “straight with the nation” about his decisions in the run-up to the Iraq war. The chairman of the public inquiry into the 2003 conflict said the former prime minister had however been “emotionally truthful” in his account of …

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New ISIS commander in Iraq was trained by the US

ISIS US trained Gulmurod Khalimov Iraq

Just days after the news hit that ISIS’ main propaganda officer, Mohammad al-Adnani, one of the Islamic State’s most prominent leaders, the second in command of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, as well as the unofficial spokesman of the terrorist organization, was killed (with a scandal promptly erupting between the US and Russia over …

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WikiLeaks releases over 1,200 Clinton emails on Iraq war

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WikiLeaks on Monday marked the yearly celebration of American independence by releasing over 1,200 private emails belonging to former secretary of state and presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton pertaining to the Iraq War. The whistleblower platform announced the new archive in a tweet, noting that the emails would be made public just two days before the …

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MPs seek to impeach Tony Blair over the illegal Iraq war

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A number of MPs are seeking to impeach former prime minister Tony Blair using an ancient Parliamentary law. The move, which has cross-party support, could be launched in the aftermath of the Chilcot Inquiry report because of the Labour leader’s alleged role in misleading Parliament over the Iraq War. MPs believe Mr Blair, who …

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Civilians killed in latest US air strike on Iraqi banks

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US-led coalition airstrikes killed Iraqi civilians in latest hit against an ISIS financial target in Mosul, according to the Pentagon. The coalition said they had been prepared to accept “some” civilian casualties. “Yes, we were prepared to accept civilian casualties in conjunction with this cash strike, it’s tragic and it’s not …

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20+ Iraqi soldiers killed, 30 injured after US airstrike

US airstrike kills Iraq soldiers

Over 20 Iraqi soldiers have been killed and 30 injured in an airstrike carried out by the US military, Hakim al-Zamili, head of the Iraqi Parliament’s Security and Defense Committee, told Sputnik news agency. “The 55th brigade [of the Iraqi Army] was hit by the US aviation. More than 20 …

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