Posts Tagged ‘iraqi’

Ex-Iraqi PM warns Israel of ‘strong response’ if it proves to be behind strikes

Former Iraqi prime minister Nouri al-Maliki on Friday warned Israel of a “strong response” if it proved to be behind the recent airstrikes against Iranian-linked military targets in Iraq. In statements issued by his office, al-Maliki also said that if Israel continues to target Iraq, his country “will transform into a battle arena that drags […]

Iraqi Interior Minister due in Iran

IRNA – Iranian Interior Minister Mohammad Reza Rahmani Fazli said that his Iraqi counterpart Yassin Taha al-Yassri is to visit Iran to discuss issues related to Arbaeen issues, Ashoura and Tasu’a. Speaking to reporters, Fazli referred to visa waiver for Arbaeen pilgrims, saying it does not mean that the process will not be controlled. He […]

Iraqi Hashd al-Sha’abi forces cleanse areas in southern Nineveh of Daesh

Members of the pro-government Iraqi Popular Mobilization Units (PMU), known in Arabic as Hashd al-Sha’abi, have managed to cleanse more than a dozen villages in the southern part of the country’s province of Nineveh during the third phase of a major offensive to hunt down remnants of the Daesh terrorist group. The media bureau […]

Iraqi troops, Hashd Sha’abi forces purge more areas of Daesh terrorists

Iraqi army soldiers and members of the pro-government Popular Mobilization Units (PMU), known in Arabic as Hashd al-Sha’abi, have managed to cleanse more than two dozen areas north of the capital, Baghdad, and elsewhere in the country of remnants of the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group. The media bureau of Hashd al-Sha’abi forces announced in […]

Iraqi PM due in Iran today: Report

Tasnim – Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi plans to pay an official visit to Iran, likely on Monday, to hold talks with senior officials of the Islamic Republic on issues of mutual interest, local media reported. Quoting informed sources, the Arabic-language al-Forat TV Network reported that Abdul-Mahdi will arrive in Tehran later on Monday. During […]

IRGC, Hezbollah operatives killed in bombing of Iraqi militia base — report

Several members of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Corps and the Hezbollah terror group were killed in Iraq Friday, in a bombing that targeted a base belonging to a militia backed by Iran, according to an Arab report. The Saudi-based al-Arabiya network said the base had recently received Iranian ballistic missiles, which were hidden inside trucks. The […]

Three Turkish diplomats killed in shooting in Iraqi Kurdish capital Erbil – Source

Sputnik – According to Turkish outlet Habertuk, the attack on a restaurant in Erbil, the capital of Iraqi Kurdistan was organised by the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK). A source in an Iraqi security agency has told Sputnik that the Turkish deputy consul general in Iraq and two other diplomats have been killed in the city […]

US Embassy in Iraq Serves As Mossad, Daesh HQ – Iraqi MP

By Staff, Agencies A senior Iraqi MP warned that the US embassy in Baghdad is involved in “suspicious activities,” saying agents of the ‘Israeli’ spy agency Mossad and Daesh [the Arabic acronym for terrorist ‘ISIS/ISIL’ group] have been spotted regularly visiting the diplomatic mission. “The US embassy in Baghdad has turned into a center for […]

IRGC targets terrorists’ positions along border with Iraqi Kurdistan

IRGC used drone, missile and artillery units in the operation against terrorists. Iran had previously warned Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan region to take action against the terrorists. But Kurdistan Regional Government​ (KRG) did not heed Iran’s earlier warning. Source Article from http://www.presstv.ir/Detail/2019/07/13/600833/IRGC-Iran-terrorists-Iraq-border- Related Posts VIDEO: Syrian Army Uncovers Caves Used by ‘Rebel’ Terrorists in Idlib […]

Iran strikes ‘terrorists’ at Iraqi Kurdistan border after attack that killed 3 IRGC troops

The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ statement regarding the attack was carried by several Iranian news outlets, with some reports in English and Arabic saying it took place on the Iraqi side, while the full IRGC statement in Farsi only said it was along the border. The Revolutionary Guards say they used missiles, artillery and drones to […]

Iraqi Hashd al-Sha’abi forces launch second phase of op along Syria border

Iraqi fighters from pro-government Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) have launched the second phase of a military operation to purge the vast desert in the country’s western province of Anbar along the border with Syria of members of the terrorist group of Daesh. The media bureau of the voluntary forces – better known by the Arabic name […]

Supporting Iraqi nation, government Iran’s principled policy: Iran’s defense chief

Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami says supporting the Iraqi nation and government constitutes a “principled policy” of the Islamic Republic. “We consider Iraq’s security, stability, and advancement to be beneficial for the [entire] region, and have invariably defended it,” Hatami told his Iraqi counterpart, Najah Hassan Ali al-Shamma, on the phone on […]

Iraqi denounces ‘attack’ on Baghdad’s Bahrain embassy by peace confab protesters

Iraq on Friday denounced an “attack” by protesters on the embassy of Bahrain that prompted Manama to recall its ambassador from Baghdad. Protesters stormed the Bahraini embassy compound in Baghdad Thursday night, removing the flag from above the building and replacing it with a Palestinian banner in protest against a US-led economic conference held in […]

Daesh-like “Scorched Earth” Terror Policy Sets Syrian and Iraqi Agricultural Land Ablaze.

After years of deprivation and financial turmoil farmers across the most fertile parts of Syria and Iraq were looking forward to a much-needed return on their investment. Unfortunately, before that could happen, their hard work went up in flames, literally. The devastation and pain that these fires have caused a countless number of families is […]

Photos: Iranian FM meets deputy speaker of Iraqi parliament

ISNA | Rouhollah Vahdati: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held a meeting with Deputy Speaker of Iraqi Parliament Bashir Haddad in Tehran on Tuesday.   Source Article from https://theiranproject.com/blog/2019/06/18/photos-iranian-fm-meets-deputy-speaker-of-iraqi-parliament/ Related Posts FBI Raids Home of Kevin Quinn, Former Aide to Democrat Speaker The FBI have raided the home of Kevin Quinn, a former top […]

Iraqi base home to US troops comes under mortar attack north of Baghdad

The Iraqi military says unknown militants have launched three mortar shells into an air base just north of the capital Baghdad, where American trainers are present. The military said in a statement that the attack on Balad Air Base, located 64 kilometers (40 miles) north of Baghdad, took place early on Saturday and caused small fires […]

Three French citizens sentenced to death by Iraqi court for joining ISIS

A court official, who spoke to the press on condition of anonymity, said the trio were sentenced “after it was proven that they were members of the terrorist Islamic State organization.” The men have 30 days to appeal their conviction. Also on rt.com Baghdad to send diplomatic teams to help ‘halt’ US-Iran tensions – PM […]

Iraqi Parliament to Vote on Bill That Would Ban US Military Troops From Iraq

(ANTIWAR.COM) — Iraq has spent the better share of the last 16 years under US military occupation. Despite this, time and again US-Iraqi relations have come to be defined by US hostility toward neighboring Iran, and Iraq’s desire to not get mixed up in that. So while Iraq’s parliament was already bristling under Pentagon talk […]

The Guardian: Soleimani Tells Iraqi Groups to Prepare for War

By Staff, The Guardian The Guardian British daily revealed on Friday that Iran’s head of Al-Quds Forces has recently met Iraqi Popular Mobilization forces in Baghdad and told them to “prepare for proxy war”. Two senior intelligence sources told the Guardian that Qassem Soleimani met the Iraqi leaders three weeks ago, amid a heightened state of […]

Shia Iraqi Scholar warns US embassy & military bases: ‘Our silence won’t last forever’ – English Subs

May 09, 2019 Description: Prominent Shia Iraqi scholar Sayyed Hashem al-Haidari has issued a stern warning to the American military bases and embassy in Iraq, which he described as the “den of plots and espionage”. The US embassy in Iraq is said to be the largest one in the world. The Iraqi figure’s comments were […]

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