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Iraq denies deployment of US troops to Kirkuk

BAGHDAD – 30 November 2017: The Iraqi Joint Operations Command announced on Thursday that US troops have not been deployed…
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British PM May met Iraqi PM Abadi in Baghdad: Iraq

BAGHDAD– 29 November 2017: British Prime Minister Theresa May met with her Iraqi counterpart Haider al-Abadi in Baghdad on Wednesday,…
Economics

Iraq and Kuwait near agreement on price for gas exports

KUWAIT CITY – 26 November 2017: Iraq and Kuwait have reached a preliminary agreement on a price for gas exports,…
Economics

Iraq offers nine oil and gas blocks for exploration near Iran

BAGHDAD – 26 November 2017: Iraq will invite foreign energy firms to bid for the exploration and development of nine…
Economics

Iraq plans new pipeline exporting Kirkuk oil to Turkey:oil ministry

BAGHDAD – 26 November 2017: Iraq plans to build a new pipeline that will ship oil from Kirkuk's oilfields to…
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Iraq to declare final victory over IS after desert campaign

BAGHDAD – 21 November 2017: Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Tuesday Islamic State had been defeated from a…
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Iraq Kurds seek international help to lift sanctions imposed by Baghdad

ERBIL – 20 November 2017: Iraq's Kurdistan Regional Government on Monday called on the international community to intervene and help…
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Kuwait, Iraq discuss boosting bilateral relations

KUWAIT CITY – 16 November 2017: Kuwaiti First Deputy Premier and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled al Hamad al Sabah…
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3 bombs dismantled in Iraq

BAGHDAD – 13 November 2017: Three bombs have been remotely dismantled south of Baqubah, the capital of Iraq's Diyala governorate,…
Economics

As Saudi Arabia limits U.S. crude shipments, Iraq steps in

NEW YORK– 12 November 2017: Saudi Arabia’s efforts to reduce a worldwide crude supply glut by cutting shipments to the…
Middle East news

Earthquake of 6.5 hits large parts of Iraq including Baghdad

ERBIL – Iraq – 12 November 2017: A strong earthquake hit large parts of northern Iraq and the capital Baghdad…
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Some Iranian villages damaged by earthquake of 7.3 in Iraq

ANKARA – 12 November 2017: At least eight villages were damaged in Iran after an earthquake with magnitude of 7.3…
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At least one person dead, 50 wounded after earthquake in Iraq

Iraq – 12 November 2017: At least one person died and 50 were wounded after a major earthquake struck large…
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New mass graves holding hundreds of IS victims found in Iraq

Mass graves containing at least 400 suspected Islamic State group victims have been found near the former jihadist bastion of…
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690 French terrorists fighting in Iraq and Syria: French intelligence

CAIRO – 11 November 2017: There are about 690 French terrorists fighting in Iraq and Syria, including 295 women and…
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