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    And the winners in the post-Daesh era are …

    Muqtada al-Sadr is up to something. In 2004 occupied Iraq, the nationalist leader who later engineered the Sadrist movement was even demonized as America’s number one enemy – briefly dethroning Osama bin Laden.

    West Asia
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    Saudi Arabia 'seeks Iraq's help' to mend ties with Iran

    Citing Qasim al-Araji, Iraq's interior minister, the Iraqi satellite channel Alghadeer reported that Mohammed bin Salman, the crown prince of Saudi Arabia, has asked Haider al-Abadi to lead the mediation with Iran.

    West Asia
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    US forces attack Iraqi military base,kill 30 troops

    In the statement, the brigades called on the Iraqi government to launch an extensive investigation into the incident, while noting that the US’ actions will not remain unanswered.

    West Asia
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    Kurds oppose Iraq-Iran oil pipeline

    Authorities in the autonomous Iraqi Kurdistan have opposed exporting oil from the northern fields of Kirkuk via Iran, marking their first escalation of a spat which has started with secessionist calls.

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    Iraq's Muqtada al-Sadr meets Saudi crown prince

    Influential Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr met with the Saudi crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, on Sunday in a rare trip to the kingdom.Little information has been publicly given about the reason

    West Asia
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    Speaking Iraq out of Terrorism and Occupation - How Ayatollah Sistani inspired national resistance

    In the case of Iraq and Iraq’s brilliant victory against the plague that is Daesh (aka ISIL) I would say that courage was forged in that call Ayatollah Ali Sistani formulated in June 2014, at a time when.

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    ‘150 Saudi officers helped Daesh in Mosul battle’

    Saudi Arabia had dispatched more than 100 intelligence officers to Mosul to join the Takfiri Daesh militants and direct them in battles against Iraqi government forces and allied fighters from Popular.

    South Asia
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    US-led coalition killed 744 Iraqis and Syrians in June

    In its report, Airwars – a London-based collective of journalists and researchers that use social media, eyewitness reports, and other sources to compile its data – said that the concurrent assaults on Mosul in Iraq.

    West Asia
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    Iraqi army clearing final Daesh redoubt in Mosul

    Iraqi government forces are fighting to eliminate the last pockets of Daesh terrorists in the Old City of Mosul, more than two days after Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi formally declared victory over the extremists.

    West Asia
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    The destruction of the al-Nuri mosque in Mosul is another example of the 'culturecide' we've become so used to

    Over the years, I’ve almost lost count of the priceless treasures of art and antiquity which I’ve seen with my own eyes – and which now lie in pieces. 

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    Daesh ‘state of falsehood’ came to end: Iraqi PM

    Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has announced an end to Daesh's "state of falsehood" following the recapture of the historical Grand al-Nuri Mosque at the heart of the city of Mosul.

    West Asia
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    Iraq retakes iconic Mosque were Baghdadi gave his first speech

    Iraqi troops have captured the iconic mosque in which Islamic State’s leader made his only known appearance - a symbolic victory a week after it was blown up with explosives laid by the jihadists.

    West Asia
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    Daesh blows up Mosul’s iconic al-Nuri Mosque

    The Iraqi army had launched a push, backed by British and American forces, to regain the medieval mosque and surrounding areas from Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) fighters earlier in the day.

    West Asia
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    Iraqi PM Abadi arrives in Saudi Arabia for talks

    Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has arrived in Saudi Arabia to hold talks with King Salman on key regional developments as well as bilateral ties.Abadi arrived in the Red Sea city of Jeddah on Monday.

    West Asia
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    100,000 held by IS in Mosul as ‘human shields’: UN

    The UN refugee agency’s representative in Iraq Bruno Geddo said IS had been capturing civilians in battles outside of Mosul and had been forcing them into the Old City, one of the last parts of the city in their grip.

    West Asia
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    What you didn’t know about Tehran’s terror attacks

    Accusing Iran of trying to control the region Saudi Defence Minister recently threatened to take the war to within Iranian soil. Are the Tehran attacks a signal that the war has begun?

    West Asia
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    Mideast Map Risks Changing as Kurds Aim to Declare Sovereign State

    Currently, Kurdish parties, first and foremost the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan and the Kurdistan Democratic Party, are forming a joint group to prepare for the referendum. 

    West Asia
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    Iran Sees Saudi Hand in Tehran Terror Attacks

    Iran, one of the few countries not to have been affected by relentless terrorist attacks plaguing the region, woke up to a new reality Wednesday, when two of its iconic symbols, nations Parliament and the masauleum

    West Asia
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    US admits over 100 civilians died in Mosul strike in March

    A US military investigation acknowledged on Thursday that more than 100 civilians were killed in a US air strike on a building in the Iraqi city of Mosul in March during operations against the militant Islamic State.

    West Asia
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    'Clearing weapons from Iraq, Syria to take 40 years'

    It will take 40 to 50 years to clear the mines, improvised explosive devices and other unexploded ordnance from Iraq and Syria, the United Nations said Tuesday.

    West Asia
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    61 bodies found in Mosul 10 days after air strike

    Iraq’s military said on Sunday that 61 bodies were recovered from a collapsed building that the militant Islamic State group had booby-trapped in west Mosul.

    South Asia
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    US-Led Air Strikes On Mosul Kill 230 Civilians

    Iraqi civil defense agency officials and locals said Thursday that rescuers are still recovering bodies from under the debris near Rahma hospital in Mosul’s Jadida district following the explosion that took place.

    West Asia
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    'Worst is yet to come’ for Mosul’s 400000 trapped

    Many civilians fear fleeing because of Daesh snipers and landmines, but 157,000 have reached a reception and transit centre since the Iraqi government offensive on west Mosul began a month ago, it said.

    West Asia
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    IS leader Baghdadi ‘flees Mosul’ as Iraqi forces advance

    IS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is reported to have abandoned Mosul, leaving local commanders behind to lead the battle against Iraqi forces advancing in the city.

    West Asia

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