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Sunday, August 25, 2019
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Netanyahu hints at Israel’s involvement in attacks against Iranian-linked targets in Iraq

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hinted on Thursday that Israel might be involved in attacks against Iranian-linked targets in Iraq. In recent weeks, there have been a series...
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Explosions in Iraq: Israel blows on embers

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Four explosions occurred across Iraq on bases in Hashd al-Shaabi where, according to Israeli sources, Iranian missiles were stored. And Israel claims that these operations were perpetrated with...
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Iraqi Resistance warns of new US attacks on its bases

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- In Iraq, Hezbollah brigades warned the United States against their activities on Iraqi soil and against the attacks of the fiefs of the fighters of Popular Mobilization Units,...
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Iraq: Will the military pact with the US be canceled?

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- A member of the Iraqi Parliament Security and Defense Committee, Mahdi al-Amerli, warned that if Hashd al-Shaabi positions are further attacked, parliament will force the government to...
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US warns over strengthening of ISIS in Iraq and Syria

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that in some parts of Iraq and Syria, the militants of the Islamic State terrorist organization have become stronger than...
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Iraqi militia shelled an unknown reconnaissance aircraft over its base

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Iraq’s militia, al-Hashd al-Shaabi, said Thursday that their air defense was fired upon by an unknown reconnaissance aircraft. Al-Hashd al-Shaabi air defense fired on Thursday a reconnaissance aircraft...
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ISIS is stronger in “some areas” of Syria and Iraq – US

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday the Islamic State remained a threat, adding that it was "stronger today than it was three or four...
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Kyrgyzstan begins to return its citizens from Syria and Iraq

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Kyrgyzstan has begun working to return the children of its citizens involved in crimes for fighting the Islamic State and subjecting them to rehabilitation programs. In a statement...
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Iraq: Western troops’ presence in the Gulf increases tension

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The presence of Western forces in the Gulf is raising tension in the region, Iraq's foreign minister said on Monday. "Together, the Gulf states are able to secure...
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One person is killed and 29 wounded in explosions at a weapons store belonging...

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- A major fire broke out on Monday at an arms store run by an armed Iraqi faction, causing explosions heard across parts of Baghdad, killing one person...
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UN asks Paris to recover French jihadists on death row in Iraq

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- A UN human rights expert has asked the French government to return seven of its nationals sentenced to death in Iraq for "terrorism" and to try them...
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Paris rejects comments of UN rapporteur on the transfer of French jihadists to Iraq

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The Quai d'Orsay has described as "pure speculation" the observations of a UN special rapporteur on the possible involvement of France in the transfer of jihadists from...
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Iraq refuses to involve Israel in any mission to secure the Gulf

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohammed Ali al-Hakim has said his country would not participate in any US-led maritime alliance to secure shipping in the Gulf. Hakim tweeted on his...
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Iraq: Civilian killed in bomb blast near Karbala

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- A civilian was killed and two others wounded on Saturday in a bomb explosion in a minibus on the outskirts of the Shia city of Karbala, the...
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Turkey: army kills two suspects linked to assassination of diplomat in Iraq

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Turkey's military and intelligence services killed two men who orchestrated an assassination attempt against Turkish diplomats in Iraq's northern Iraqi city of Erbil, the newspaper reported on...
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US forces leave Iraq because of their “inability to carry out their mission”

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The Badr parliamentary group in the Iraqi Parliament has warned the United States against imposing new sanctions on Iraqi politicians. Hassan al-Kaabi, chairman of the parliamentary group, said...
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Iraq: an investigation reveals the reality of the bombing of the headquarters of the...

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The Central Commission of Inquiry, sent by the Popular People's Assembly in Iraq, announced on Sunday the results of the investigation into the bombing of the Martyrs...
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Baghdad: Hashd launch major operation against terrorists

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Iraqi sources reported the launch of a new operation by Popular Mobilization Units (Hashd al-Shaabi) to free the regions between northern Baghdad and southern Samarra from the...
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Iraq has abandoned US arms for Russian arms

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- After the army and Hashd al-Shaabi cleared most of Iraqi territory from the presence of Daesh terrorists, Iraqi army commanders decided to rebuild their army. After the withdrawal...
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From Kabul to Baghdad, two security zones are reducing the situation in the two...

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Occupies the walls of concrete resistance to explosions and bright lights and security barriers to large areas of Kabul, in stark contrast with the security zone in...