Posts Tagged ‘iraqi’

Iraqi cleric’s backers chant against Israel as Shiites make Arbaeen pilgrimage

KARBALA, Iraq (AP) — Millions of pilgrims made their way on foot to the Iraqi city of Karbala on Saturday for the Shiite pilgrimage of Arbaeen, regarded as the largest annual public gathering in the world. The commemoration marks the 40th day following the death of a Shiite saint in the 7th century and included […]

Iran offers 65-day temporary free visa to Iraqi nationals

IRNA – Iraqi nationals can travel to Iran without visas for 65 days as the two countries mind to further consolidate their relations and cooperation. Citizens of Iraq are eligible to cross into Iran during 65 days (since 25 October-27 December), said Iran’s Ambassador to Iraq Iraj Masjedi in the border city of Mehran on […]

Iraqi people will prevent others from exploiting their legitimate concerns: Iran FM

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Zarif advises Iraqi Govt to exercise vigilance to thwart abuse of situation

IRNA – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday that Iraqi Government should heed the people’s legitimate demands and exercise vigilance to prevent misuse of the situation by foreign countries. Iran believes that Iraqi people are the owners of the country; he said adding that their rights should be respected. He said that […]

US paving way for ISIS infiltration – Iraqi commander

   A senior Hashd al-Shaabi (Iraqi Popular Forces) commander warned that the US military wargames at the country’s borders with Syria are aimed at creating a safe passageway for the ISIS terrorists’ infiltration. Hadi al-Khorasani revealed that the US forces were conducting drills and exercises on the Syrian border to make the ground prepared for […]

Iraqi forces bust terror cell plotting to assassinate Sistani: Report

Iraq’s security forces have dismantled a terrorist group as it was planning to assassinate the most prominent Shia cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani in the wake of ongoing demonstrations against corruption, unemployment and poor public services, a report says. Lebanon’s Arabic-language al-Mayadeen television news network, citing Najaf Provincial Governor Luay al-Yassiry, said on Friday […]

Iraqi Unrest: Saudi, US Hands Clear, Iraq won’t be a Milking Cow, Arbaeen won’t be Affected – Political Analyst

By Zeinab Daher Beirut – As far as the protests engulfing Iraq has turned violent, something suspicious appeared to the surface as the timing seems more or less fishy since the anticipated date of the annual massive Arbaeen visit to the country’s holy cities approaches. Commenting on the latest development, Iraqi expert and political analyst […]

Iraqi PM says Israel is responsible for attacks on Iraqi militias: Al Jazeera

Reuters – Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi has accused Israel of being behind attacks on Iranian-backed militia positions in Iraq, the first time Baghdad has directly blamed Israel, Al Jazeera television reported on Monday. “Investigations into the targeting of some Popular Mobilisation Forces positions indicate that Israel carried it out,” Al Jazeera quoted Abdul […]

U.S. And Russia Battle It Out Over This Huge Iraqi Gas Field

For the U.S., encouraging Iraq to optimise its gas flows so that it reduces its dependency for power from Iran is the key consideration. For Russia, Rosneft essentially bought control of the semi-autonomous region of Kurdistan in northern Iraq in November 2017, so power in southern Iraq figuratively will complete the set. Securing oil […]

Iraqi PM discusses Iranian nuclear case with European ambassadors

MNA – Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi on Saturday discussed the Iranian nuclear case and ways to find peaceful solutions to avoid risks of tensions with the ambassadors of Britain, France and Germany. A statement by his office said that Abdul Mahdi received the three ambassadors in Baghdad, and “discussed with them cooperation and […]

Iraqi MP: Government probe shows Israel ‘certainly’ behind some recent strikes

BAGHDAD — Iraq’s government is preparing a complaint to the UN after finding Israel is “certainly” behind several attacks on Popular Mobilization Force bases, a parliamentarian and leading member of the paramilitary force said. The PMF has blamed both Israel and the US for a recent string of blasts and drone sightings at its bases, […]


ٍSouth Front Illustrative image. Source: the PMU media wing. Israel launched the last five attacks on the Iraqi Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) from bases in the US-occupied areas in northwestern Syria, an Iraqi intelligence source told the Middle East Eye on August 27. The intelligence source added that Israeli drones were used in the attacks, claiming that […]

Iraqi MP calls for international coalition against Israel over attacks on Hashad al-Sha’abi

An Iraqi lawmaker has called on the Baghdad government to forge an alliance with countries that have protracted disputes with the United States in order to strike Israel in the wake of recent airstrikes in the country against the positions of pro-government Popular Mobilization Units (PMU), better known as Hashd al-Sha’abi. “The persistence of […]

Iraqi Hezbollah Brigades Spokesman Talks to Al-Ahed about the Final Warning to the US

By Zeinab Daher This will finally lead to fulfilling Allah’s promise and the words of Imam Khamenei that this is the final battle which will end up in eliminating ‘Israel.’ Beirut – In the wake of indications that the United States and the Zionist ‘Israeli’ regime were involved in recent attacks on Iraqi positions of […]

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 […]

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