Iraq evacuates nationals from Sudan as fighting continues

Iraq evacuates nationals from Sudan as fighting continues

[ad_1] Smoke fills the sky in Khartoum, Sudan, on Friday, April 21, 2023. Photo: AP Baghdad: The Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said that it is working to evacuate its nationals from Sudan, where clashes continued for a ninth day. “We are working to achieve a very urgent response, and the safety of our … Read more

Turkish troops kill 21 terrorists in Syria, Iraq: Defence Minister

Turkish troops kill 21 terrorists in Syria, Iraq: Defence Minister

[ad_1] Turkish Troops (Representational Image) Ankara: A total of 21 “terrorists” were killed by Turkish troops over the past four days in northern Syria and Iraq, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said. Three of the “terrorists” were killed in Iraq’s Zap region, semi-official Anadolu Agency quoted Akar as saying during an event in the Turkish … Read more

5 IS militants killed in airstrikes in Iraq, says official

5 IS militants killed in airstrikes in Iraq, says official

[ad_1] Representational Image Baghdad: Five Islamic State (IS) militants were killed in airstrikes in Iraq’s eastern province of Diyala, the Iraqi military said. Based on intelligence reports, Iraqi warplanes carried out two airstrikes on IS hideouts in the mountainous area of Narin near the Himreen mountain range of northern Diyala, destroying the hideouts and killing … Read more

How Iraq war powers repeal turned into an unlikely bipartisan win

How Iraq war powers repeal turned into an unlikely bipartisan win

[ad_1] “My preference when dealing with an issue like this — which doesn’t strike me as particularly ideological — is to address members on a one-on-one basis and figure out what anxieties or concerns they might have,” Young said in a joint interview conducted with Kaine. Airstrikes target Islamic State positions on the edge of … Read more

Senators voted down two more GOP amendments — on Ukraine and Afghanistan — as they prepare to wrap debate on repealing the 1991 and 2022 Iraq AUMFs. 

Senators voted down two more GOP amendments — on Ukraine and Afghanistan — as they prepare to wrap debate on repealing the 1991 and 2022 Iraq AUMFs. 

[ad_1] Opponents of both measures said the bill was not the proper place for the ideas. [ad_2] #Senators #voted #GOP #amendments #Ukraine #Afghanistan #prepare #wrap #debate #repealing #Iraq #AUMFs ( With inputs from : www.politico.com )

Airstrikes in Iraq kill three IS terrorists

Airstrikes in Iraq kill three IS terrorists

[ad_1] Representative Image Baghdad: Three Islamic State (IS) terrorists were killed in airstrikes in Iraq’s eastern province of Diyala, a security source said on Saturday. Iraqi warplanes on Friday carried out airstrikes on IS hideouts in the northern part of Diyala, destroying the hideouts and killing the three terrorists, Major Alaa al-Saadi from Diyala police … Read more

Not just Ukraine: GOP splinters on Iraq war repeal

Not just Ukraine: GOP splinters on Iraq war repeal

[ad_1] “Voters are tired of wars that don’t have any justification or basis,” said Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.), who has supported advancing the repeal of 1991 and 2002 authorizations for war in Iraq. “The Iraq thing, that was not justifiable … And that’s hard for my party to admit. Because they pushed it, they carried … Read more

Iraq, Turkey to build transportation corridor linking Basra to Turkish border

Iraq, Turkey to build transportation corridor linking Basra to Turkish border

[ad_1] Ankara: Turkey and Iraq will build a land and railroad transportation corridor stretching from the Iraqi province of Basra to the Turkish border, Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said. “We have tasked our minister friends, who will carry out the works for materialising the Development Road Project, extending from Basra to Turkey,” Erdogan said … Read more

How has Iraq changed 20 years after the American invasion?

How has Iraq changed 20 years after the American invasion?

[ad_1] Baghdad: Twenty years after the American invasion of Iraq, the Arab country is still suffering the consequences of the invasion, which it claimed came under the pretext of establishing a democratic system that could be generalized to all countries in the region and rid the country of the rule of the late President Saddam … Read more