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    Iraq extends air blockade of KRG by three months

    Iraq has extended by three months a ban on international flights to the autonomous Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), a senior official at the Arbil airport said on Feb. 26. The federal government in Baghdad first imposed the air blockade in September after Iraqi Kurdistan voted...
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    Piece by piece, Iran moves toward a 'new empire'

    Piece by piece, Iran moves toward a 'new empire' By Ed Blanche, The Arab Weekly | Nov. 21, 2017 Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (R) arrives for his inauguration ceremony at the parliament in Tehran, Iran, on August 5. File Photo by Maryam Rahmanian/UPI | License Photo Nov. 21 (UPI) --...
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    Clinton says Saudi Arabia, Qatar provide ‘clandestine’ support to ISIS – WikiLeaks

    Contrary to Qatar’s assurances that it does not support Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL), Hillary Clinton apparently believes that they are in fact providing “clandestine financial and logistic support to IS and other radical Sunni groups in the region,” according to an August 17, 2014...
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    Iraq border town freed from militants now isolated by war

    The border town of Rabia was wrested from the Islamic State group 18 months ago but remains isolated. The battle lines drawn around it gives it a semblance of impoverished as Iraqi men in robes and headscarves wait for permits to leave. The only way out is north to Iraq's largely autonomous...
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    IS chemical attacks kill child, wound 600

    Dateline Iraq. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said “the perpetrators will pay dearly.” Security and hospital officials said the attack occurred in Taza, a small town which was also struck by a barrage of rockets carrying chemicals three days earlier. Sameer Wais is a member of a Shiite...
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    What a disgrace, Arab League denounces Turkish troop deployment in Iraq

    Cairo (AFP) - Arab foreign ministers condemned on Thursday a Turkish military deployment in Iraq as an "assault" on the country's sovereignty, demanding Ankara withdraw the forces. The Turkish deployment "is an assault on Iraqi sovereignty and a threat to Arab national security," they said in...