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IMF says Iraq searching for emergency loans after oil value plunge

Iraqi authorities is reportedly searching for $6bn in loans, with chance of an extra $4bn, in accordance with finance minister.Iraq has requested emergency help from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and talks are ongoing between the events, the IMF mentioned. Iraqi Finance Minister Ali Allawi informed the Bloomberg information company earlier that Iraq was in… Continue reading IMF says Iraq searching for emergency loans after oil value plunge

IS attack in Iraq leaves 11 Iraqi fighters dead

At least 11 fighters from Iraq’s state-sponsored Hashed al-Shaabi force were killed in an ambush by the Islamic State group north of the capital on Saturday, Hashed security sources said. The militants used light weapons and the cover of darkness to target the Hashed east of Tikrit, the capital of Iraq’s Salahaddin province, two days… Continue reading IS attack in Iraq leaves 11 Iraqi fighters dead

Twin suicide bombing in Baghdad kills atleast 13 people, reveals preliminary toll

A rare twin suicide bombing killed at least 13 people on a bustling commercial street in the heart of Baghdad on Thursday, the military said, rupturing months of relative calm. Iraq’s joint operations command said another 19 people were also wounded, calling it a “preliminary toll.” Medical sources told AFP they feared the death toll… Continue reading Twin suicide bombing in Baghdad kills atleast 13 people, reveals preliminary toll

US troop levels cut to 2,500 each in Afghanistan and Iraq

The US military has cut troop levels in Afghanistan and Iraq to 2,500 each, their lowest levels in the nearly two decades since the wars began, the Pentagon announced Friday. Outgoing President Donald Trump, seeking to fulfill a campaign promise to end the two wars launched after the 9/11 attacks, had ordered force levels slashed… Continue reading US troop levels cut to 2,500 each in Afghanistan and Iraq

US puts top Iraqi official Fayyadh on blacklist

The US Treasury slapped sanctions on the leader of Iraq’s paramilitary Popular Mobilization Forces Friday, saying he was connected to “serious human rights abuse.” The Treasury said Faleh Fayyadh, head of the state-sponsored network of pro-Iran fighters, was responsible for brutal attacks on protesters in October 2019. “By directing and supervising the murder of peaceful… Continue reading US puts top Iraqi official Fayyadh on blacklist

Iraqi chief requires finish to violence in Sulaymaniyah protests

Baghdad, Iraq – Iraqi President Barham Salih has referred to as for an finish to “corruption, looting, plundering and smuggling” following a sixth day of protests within the Kurdish area of northern Iraq’s Sulaymaniyah province. Demonstrators have taken to the streets to display in opposition to the political management, excessive unemployment price and lack of… Continue reading Iraqi chief requires finish to violence in Sulaymaniyah protests

Joe Biden’s position on Afghanistan

In a Pentagon briefing room on Tuesday, Christopher Miller, the Acting United States Secretary of Defence, announced US withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan. The US is set to draw down approximately 2,500 troops in Afghanistan and around the same number in Iraq by January 15 against the advice of the nation’s top military officials. President… Continue reading Joe Biden’s position on Afghanistan

American embassy in Iraq under rocket fire, US cuts troops

A volley of rockets slammed into the Iraqi capital Baghdad late Tuesday, killing one girl and breaking a month-long truce on attacks against the US embassy. The violence came as Washington announced a historic cut in its troop numbers in Iraq and Afghanistan. According to the Iraqi military, four of the rockets landed in the… Continue reading American embassy in Iraq under rocket fire, US cuts troops

Iraq’s pro-Iran factions see smoother sailing with Biden at helm

Iraq’s pro-Tehran factions have welcomed Joe Biden’s election as US president, alarming officials and activists in Baghdad who fear a US-Iran de-escalation could empower hardliners in their own country. Baghdad has long been caught in a tug-of-war for influence between its two main allies Washington and Tehran, made even more tense by outgoing US President… Continue reading Iraq’s pro-Iran factions see smoother sailing with Biden at helm