Iran Presence in Iraq Threatens Israel, Security Officials Say

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Reports Tuesday credited Israel with earlier attacks on Iranian targets in Iraq ■ Israeli intelligence says Iran is providing Iraqi militias with missiles more accurate than Hezbollah’s, capable of hitting anywhere in Israel. Location of two reported Israeli strikes against … Read More

‘Iran building military front against Israel’

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Iranian diplomat says Iran is working to establish a military front against Israel along with Iraq, Syria, Lebanon and the Gaza Strip. Iran navy wargames – Reuters Iranian diplomat Amir Al-Moussawi reports of a plan to create an “axis of … Read More

Iran Declares War on the US’s Covert Influence in Iraq

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When US officials visited Baghdad and met with the Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdel Mahdi, they had two requests: first, to close all commerce and financial exchanges with Iran to strangle the Iranian economy and bring it to its knees. … Read More

Pompeo Snubs Germany’s Merkel To Make Surprise Iraq Visit, Cites Iran “Escalation”

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It seems the White House’s “maximum pressure” campaign is now in overdrive following John Bolton’s announced carrier strike group and bomber deployment to the Persian Gulf region based on “troubling and escalatory” threats from Iran. On Tuesday Secretary of State … Read More

There Is No End in Sight for Turmoil in the Middle East

In this edition of the Interview, Fair Observer talks to Gilbert Achcar, professor of international relations at the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London. The Middle East and North Africa continues to reverberate from the … Read More

After IS war, Iraq seeks to reclaim status in Arab world

BAGHDAD — After decades of conflict, Iraq is seeking to reclaim a leadership role and status in the Arab world with a centrist policy and a determination among the country’s top leaders to maintain good relations with both Iran and … Read More

Russia warns U.S. to not ‘look for excuses to start a new conflict’ after report claims Iran Killed 600 U.S. soldiers

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Moscow expressed skepticism toward Washington’s recent allegations that Iran was behind the deaths over 600 U.S. troops in Iraq and warned against launching any new wars in the Middle East. During a Tuesday press briefing at the State Department, Brian … Read More

No, the US isn’t abandoning the Kurds in Syria

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A Syrian partner force element fire their AK-47 (Avomat Kalashnikov) rifles on a firing line in controlled bursts during an advanced marksmanship training event with Coalition Forces instructors in support of Combined Joint Task Force–Operation Inherent Resolve (CJTF-OIR) in the … Read More

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