Archive for the ‘Iraq’ Category

Madeleine Albright’s legacy is a reminder that Clinton’s Iraq policy was murderous too

Madeleine Albright has died at the age of 84. She was Bill Clinton’s Secretary of State from 1997-2001, the first woman to ever hold that position. From 1993-1997 she was the United States Ambassador to the United Nations. For some the enduring legacy of Albright won’t involve anything she did during her historic political career. […]

Madeleine Albright’s Legacy

Madeleine Albright (1937-2022) Madeleine Albright has died at the age of 84. She was Bill Clinton’s Secretary of State from 1997-2001, the first woman to ever hold that position. From 1993-1997 she was the United States Ambassador to the United Nations. For some the enduring legacy of Albright won’t involve anything she did during her […]

Western racism at its worst

They have always stressed the importance of human rights, the right of all people to live a free and dignified life, and equality among all human beings, but when it actually comes down to it, this mask has fallen, and the true face and hateful racism of Western states has been exposed. Such slogans about […]

Video: NATO Too Weak to Face Russia? Scott Ritter on Russian Offensive

February 28, 2022 By Scott Ritter and Richard Medhurst Global Research, Richard Medhurst 25 February 2022 All Global Research articles can be read in 51 languages by activating the “Translate Website” drop down menu on the top banner of our home page (Desktop version). To receive Global Research’s Daily Newsletter (selected articles), click here. Visit and follow us on Instagram at @globalresearch_crg. […]

Pfizer, Roche, AstraZeneca and J&J face newly revived lawsuit claiming they funded terrorism in Iraq

by Kevin Dunleavy | Jan 6, 2022 A newly revived lawsuit accuses AstraZeneca, Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer and Roche of making corrupt payments to terrorists who ran Iraq’s health ministry. The suit claims that the companies obtained the contracts through bribes which financed the terrorist attacks on Americans. Four pharmaceutical giants will have to answer […]

«ثورة» كازاخستان: خطر تمّ احتواؤه حتى الآن… ولكن؟!

2022 الثلاثاء 11كانون ثاني  العميد د. أمين محمد حطيط* عندما اشتدّت حدة التوتر بين روسيا وأوكرانيا حتى بلغت حدّ التكهّن بقرب إطلاق روسيا عملاً عسكرياً واسعاً داخل تلك الدولة التي ترشح نفسها للانضمام الى حلف الناتو لتضع الحلف ملاصقاً لروسيا عند حدودها الغربية، عندها صرّح بايدن أنّ أميركا لن تكون على استعداد للتدخل العسكري ضدّ […]

IRG Chief: Totally Defeated Enemies Are Not Safe Anywhere

January 10, 2022 By Staff, Agencies Chief Commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guard [IRG] Major General Hossein Salami said there is no safe territory for the enemies, as “they have been defeated in all their conspiracies and have been rendered helpless, tired, and disappointed.” General Salami made the remarks while addressing a ceremony in Tehran […]

Iraqi Resistance Faction Chief: Expulsion of US from Region Is Least Obligation towards Soleimani & Al-Muhandis

Posted on January 10, 2022 by martyrashrakat January 10, 2022 By Mokhtar Haddad Tehran – The Secretary General of the Iraqi Kataib Sayyed al-Shuhada, Abu Alaa al-Walai, affirmed that “the expulsion of the Americans from the region is the least duty and loyalty to Hajj Qassem Soleimani and Hajj Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis.” Al-Walai’s statement came […]

Iran sanctions US officials embroiled in Soleimani assassination

January 8 2022 Net Source: Al Mayadeen Net By Al Mayadeen Iran has imposed sanctions on previous and current US officials on account of their implication in the assassination of Martyr Qasem Soleimani Iran’s Foreign Ministry has imposed sanctions on US officials implicated in the assassination of Martyr Qasem Soleimani Iran’s Foreign Ministry released a […]

Escalation In Armed Confrontations With US In Syria & Iraq

The US Biden administration’s failure to revive the Iran Nuclear Deal and de-escalate tensions in both Syria and Iraq, has led to a new round of violence which rests solely on a stagnant Middle East policy maintained by hardliners in Washington. Last year saw 7 rounds of indirect negotiations between Iran and the United States […]

Iraqi Resistance Group To US: We Can Reach You Anywhere 

Posted on January 6, 2022 by uprootedpalestinians Jan 6 2022 By Staff, Agencies  Iraq’s Asa’ib Ahl Al-Haq resistance movement warned the American occupation forces that they are under watch no matter where they are in the Arab country. “We can expel you from the country and reach you wherever you are present in Iraq,” Asa’ib […]

FEARING NEW ATTACK, US PULL MOST OF ITS TROOPS OUT FROM AL-TANF IN SOUTHEASTERN SYRIA

03.01.2022  South Font Green Berets and their partner force, the Maghaweir al-Thowra (MaT), during a joint patrol mission near At-Tanf Garrison, Syria, April 29, 2020. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. William Howard) The US-led coalition had withdrawn most of its troops from the al-Tanf garrison in southeastern Syria to Jordan, the Syrian Observatory for […]

Drone attack on US base foiled, Iraqi security sources say

Two armed drones were shot down on Monday as they approached an Iraqi military base hosting US forces near Baghdad’s international airport, Iraqi security sources said, adding that nobody was hurt in the incident, reports Reuters. The attack came as Iran and its allies in Iraq marked the second anniversary of the assassination of top […]

Assassination of Soleimani, Al-Muhandis created new reality: PMF head

Jan 3 2022 Source: Al Mayadeen + Agencies By Al Mayadeen Net Faleh Al-Fayyad, head of the Popular Mobilization Forces, confirms that “Iraq will not accept the presence of American forces.” The head of the Popular Mobilization, Faleh al-Fayyad The head of the Popular Mobilization Forces, Faleh Al-Fayyad, confirmed that the Iraqi people will not […]

Biden’s “Diplomacy Is Back” Falls Flat as 2021 Middle East Policy a Miserable Flop

December 30th, 2021 Source By Robert Inlakesh By no means has voting blue meant a change for the better; in fact, the only real difference between Biden and Trump in terms of foreign policy is that instead of mean tweets, more respectful language is used to give the new president the veneer of respectability. Despite […]

Iraq: Attack Targets US Convoy in Dhi Qar

Jan 1 2022 Net Source: Al Mayadeen By Al Mayadeen A logistical support convoy belonging to the US occupation forces has been targeted in Dhi Qar Governorate, southern Iraq. A logistical support convoy belonging to the US occupation forces in Iraq Al Mayadeen correspondent reported early Sunday that a logistical support convoy belonging to the US […]

Popular marches in Iraq on 2nd anniversary of Soleimani and Muhandis martyrdom

Dec 1 2022 Source: Al Mayadeen Net By Al Mayadeen Net As the second anniversary of the martyrdom of the two commanders Qassem Soleimani and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis draws near, popular marches were organized in Baghdad demanding the withdrawal of US forces from Iraq. From today’s marches in Baghdad Iraq’s capital of Baghdad witnessed on […]

Qasem Soleimani, the great martyr of Jerusalem

The date of 3 January invites us, on the one hand, to reflect on the fight against terrorism and, on the other, to continue fighting for justice, freedom and sovereignty. That’s because, on this date in 2020, a direct order from US President Donald Trump materialised in a terrorist attack that martyred the commander of […]

Two Years since the Assassination of Commander Soleimani: Biography and Goals

December 30 2021 By Ali Abadi Why was the assassination of Major General Qassem Soleimani and his companion Abu Mahdi Al-Muhandis an exceptional event? What are the motives behind the assassination? And how did the regional reality change two years after the assassination? The fact that the United States of America committed this crime against […]

Syria: Why the US massacre at Al-Baghouz?

Net 28 Dec 2021 Source: Al Mayadeen Tim Anderson Under media pressure, the US military admitted to its March 2019 massacre of dozens of civilians in the Syrian border town of al Baghouz. Syria: Why the US massacre at Al-Baghouz? Under media pressure, the US military admitted to its March 2019 massacre of dozens of […]

US Dream of Enjoying Security in Iraq Will Never Come True, Iraqi Resistance Warns

Posted on December 29, 2021 by uprootedpalestinians DEC 29, 2021 By Staff, Agencies The Iraqi Resistance Coordination Commission [IRCC] said the United States is not serious about leaving the Arab country, stressing that the American dream that its troops will be at peace in Iraq is a mere “illusion” that will never come true. “It becomes […]

Astana peace process: Guarantors to hold Syria summit in Iran in 2022

The Iranian Foreign Ministry announced that Iran, Russia, and Turkey have agreed to hold the next Astana format summit in Tehran in February or March 2022, TASS news agency reports. Special Assistant to Iran’s foreign minister for special political affairs Ali Asghar Khaji said this is dependent on the situation with coronavirus. Delegations from Turkey, […]

’Israel’ Was Involved In Gen. Soleimani Assassination: Ex-military Intel Chief

Dec 21 2021 By Staff, Agencies Former chief of the Zionist military intelligence Major General Tamir Hayman said the Tel Aviv regime was involved in the 2020 assassination of top Iranian anti-terror commander Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani in a US drone strike near the Iraqi capital’s international airport. “Soleimani’s assassination is an achievement, since our […]

How Washington led the purge of Christians from its ‘New Middle East’- Part 1

14 Dec 2021 The USA and its collaborators are the prime movers of the Christians’ purge from the Middle East Source: Al Mayadeen Net Tim Anderson In pursuit of its declared aim to create a ‘New Middle East’, it was Washington that masterminded the purge of Christians from the region, under the guise of its pseudo-Christian […]

Prominent Iraqi scholar forms new party dedicated to Wilayat al-Faqih

December 15, 2021 Description: Prominent Iraqi Shia scholar Sayyed Hashem al-Haidari has announced the formation of a new religious, cultural, and political party named the Ahdullah Islamic Movement. Al-Haidari is strong proponent and advocate of the theory of Wilayat al-Faqih (The Guardianship of the Jurist), the core political theory upon which the Islamic Republic of […]

Iraq Announces End Of US Combat Mission

Above Photo: Fazel Hawramy / Rudaw. But US Says Troops Not Leaving. The change in the nature of the US mission in Iraq first announced in July this year has been rejected by the Iraqi militias who are demanding a complete withdrawal of all foreign troops from the country. Iraqi groups expressed dissatisfaction and opposition […]

The US Is Not Drawing Down In Iraq, Despite Its Claims To Do So

The US Biden administration proclaimed earlier this year, whilst hosting Iraqi Prime Minister, Mustapha Al-Qadhimi, that it was planning a draw down in Iraq and the end of its “combat mission”. Iraqi officials have now claimed that the US is on track to do just that, but in reality this is nothing more than political […]

Iraq holds funeral for 41 Yazidis found in mass graves

Hundreds of people in northern Iraq yesterday participated in a funeral procession held for 41 Yazidis whose remains had recently been found in a mass grave left by Daesh in the small village of Kojo in the Sinjar Mountains. The victims’ remains were identified through DNA tests. Drums could be heard and traditional flutes played […]

Iraq announces end of US-led international coalition’s combat mission

Iraq, on Thursday, announced the end of the combat mission of the US-led international coalition forces against Daesh, Anadolu News Agency reports. “Today we ended the last round of dialogue with the international coalition, which we started last year, to officially announce the end of the combat missions of the coalition forces and their withdrawal […]

Shadow payment system on rise among European people smugglers

When Kaiwan Hussein, a 26-year-old from Iraqi Kurdistan, arrived in Germany on 23 November, after he slipped across the European Union border from Belarus, he sent a one-word WhatsApp message to his brother back home saying, “OK.” That was a signal for the family to authorise the release of a $3,500 payment to a smuggler […]

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