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US Dares Not Attack Positions of Iraq’s PMU: Cmdr.

Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) says the United States does not dare attack the PMU positions.

France, Czech Pulling Out Forces from Iraq: Reports

The French and Czech armed forces in Iraq are reportedly withdrawing from the country having spent five years in the Arab country.
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US Pressuring Iraq Not to Reveal Details of Soleimani Killing: MP

A member of Iraq’s Fatah Alliance says the United States is putting a lot of pressure on the Iraqi government to prevent the disclosure of the results of a probe into the assassination of General Qassem Soleimani and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis.
Iraq President Names Allawi as New Prime Minister

Iraq President Names Allawi as New Prime Minister

Iraqi President Barham Salih has finally picked Mohammed Tawfiq Allawi, a former minister of Communications, and made him responsible for formation of the new cabinet.
Iraq's Top Cleric Rejects Trump's 'Unjust' Plan for Palestine

Iraq’s Top Cleric Rejects Trump’s ‘Unjust’ Plan for Palestine

Iraq's prominent Shia cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani has condemned US President Donald Trump’s so-called deal of the century on the decades-old Israeli-Palestinian conflict, stating that the “unjust” initiative seeks to legitimize further occupation of Palestinian territories by the Israeli regime.
Biggest-Ever Rally Held in Baghdad to Urge Expulsion of US Troops

Biggest-Ever Rally Held in Baghdad to Urge Expulsion of US Troops

Hundreds of thousands of protesters have poured into the streets of the Iraqi capital of Baghdad to express their democratic right to call for all foreign forces, especially the US troops, to leave.
Two Wounded after Explosion in Iraq's Kirkuk

Two Wounded after Explosion in Iraq’s Kirkuk

A soldier and an officer have been wounded in the blast. The Chinese Oil Company says it has withdrawn some of its personnel from the city's oilfield.

Thousands in Iraq Attend General Soleimani’s Funeral

A massive mourning procession is being held in Iraq for two top military figures assassinated in a US strike in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad.
Iraq’s PMU Urges Protesters to Leave US Embassy Compound

Iraq’s PMU Urges Protesters to Leave US Embassy Compound

The Popular Mobilization Units (PMU), better known in Iraq as Hashd al-Sha’abi, has called upon Iraqi protesters to leave the US embassy compound and Green Zone out of respect for the Iraqi government’s decision.
Iran Condemns Expansion of EU, US Sanctions on Syria

Iran Refutes US Allegations over Iraq Developments

Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran has hit back at the US for its barefaced accusations against Iran following the recent protests in Iraq over a ferocious American military attack on the Iraqi forces.