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Why Victoria Nuland Is Dangerous and Should Not Be Confirmed

Victoria Nuland exemplifies the neocons who have led US foreign policy from one disaster to another for the past 30 years while evading accountability. It…

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Posted in Iraq

Iraqi activists eye political mainstream after protest movement crushed

By Charlotte Bruneau and Amina Ismail BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraqi lawyer Hussein al-Ghorabi said he left his hometown of Nassiriya four months ago after an…

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Posted in Iraq

Sadr Brigade Takes to Streets of Baghdad in Show of Force

Baghdad – Asharq Al-Awsat Members of the Saraya al-Salam, an armed brigade of cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, have deployed in droves to several districts of the…

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Posted in Iraq UN

Iraq’s Shia leader al-Sadr backs early vote ‘supervised’ by UN

Muqtada al-Sadr said he backed early elections overseen by the UN, warning that further delays would be a ‘disaster’ for Iraq. Iraqi Shia Muslim leader…

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Posted in Cover-Up Iraq Libya Syria

The ‘humanitarian’ left still ignores the lessons of Iraq, Libya and Syria to cheer on more war

By Jonathan Cook The instinct among parts of the left to cheerlead the right’s war crimes, so long as they are dressed up as liberal “humanitarianism”,…

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When Israel and Arab nations unite, world should take note, says UN ambassador

(December 29, 2020 / JNS) Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations Gilad Erdan reflected on 2020 and how “Israel’s future looks brighter than ever” in his address on…

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Posted in Iraq U.S.

US B-52 bombers headed to Mid East amid intel of ‘complex attack planning’ against Americans in Iraq

  U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress bombers made a “deliberate appearance” in the Middle East on Tuesday to deter potential attacks against U.S. troops amid…

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Posted in Iran Iraq

Iran Cuts Power Supply To Iraq On Unpaid Debt

Iran has reduced exports of natural gas to its neighbor Iraq claiming the latter owed it more than $6 billion for supplies already made. The…

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