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Advisor's killing deepens Iraqi leader's face-off with militias

4 hours ago   |   National Post

BAGHDAD - Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi talked tough after the killing of a high-profile analyst and government advisor, pledging to hunt down his assailants and curb...
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Divisions in Iraqi forces over crackdown on Iran-backed group

7 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

Al Jazeera gains exclusive access to base of Kataib Hezbollah, which has been accused of attacking US forces in Iraq and raided by Baghdad government.
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Iran-backed militia says PM's actions could bring escalation

23 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

BAGHDAD - A powerful Iran-backed militia said Wednesday there would be “escalation” if Iraq's prime minister continues to clamp down on armed groups, as tensions spiked...
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US general sees smaller but enduring troop presence in Iraq

1 day ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Six months after a deadly American airstrike in Baghdad enraged Iraqis and fueled demands to send all U.S. troops home, the top U.S. general for the Middle East is...
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Killing of Security Analyst Seen as Message to Iraqi Government

2 days ago   |   NY Times

The analyst, Hisham al-Hashimi, was a proponent of government efforts to rein in the Islamic State and Iraq's Shiite militias. Suspicion fell on both groups.
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Iraq partially reopens trade crossing with Iran after 3 months of closure over virus

Iraq partially reopens trade crossing with Iran after 3 months of closure over virus

2 days ago   |   RT

Iraq partially reopened its southern Shalamcheh border crossing with Iran on Tuesday, border officials said. Baghdad closed the crossing more than three months ago to combat...
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US killing of Iran's Qassem Soleimani 'unlawful': UN expert

2 days ago   |   Al Jazeera

President Trump ordered the killing in a drone strike near Baghdad international airport in January.
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Leading Iraqi expert on ISIS shot dead in Baghdad

2 days ago   |   NBC News

The analyst was known for his work on ISIS, but he had more recently turned his attention to the country's powerful Iran-backed militias.
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Iraqis mourn expert on armed groups killed by unknown gunmen

2 days ago   |   ABC News

Iraqi mourners and relatives have carried the body of a respected analyst shot and killed the previous night in Baghdad after receiving threats from Iran-backed militias
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Gunmen shoot dead prominent Iraqi analyst and advisor - officials

2 days ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

BAGHDAD - Gunmen in Baghdad killed a well-known former government advisor and political analyst near his home on Monday, government officials, police sources and medics said.
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