Bagdhad (FT) – Iraq is seeking exemptions from OPEC+ cuts in Q1 of 2021 and has discussed the issue with key producers in the 23-member coalition during three consecutive meetings, state-owned al-Sabaah newspaper reported, citing the country’s oil minister. Ihsan Ismaael said Iraq will continue to trim its output in October throughContinue Reading

Baghdad (MEE) – Four rockets hit an Iraqi base hosting US-led coalition and Nato troops on Friday, causing material damage but no casualties, the Iraqi military said in a statement. The Reuters news agency reported that the rockets hit the Besmaya base south of Baghdad, where Spanish troops have been based asContinue Reading

Iran and China Announce 25-Year Roadmap for Cooperation

Tehran (FT) – Iran’s Cabinet reviewed and approved the final draft of the 25-year roadmap for Iran-China strategic relations during a regular meeting on Monday. The Foreign Ministry was tasked with conducting the final rounds of negotiations with the Chinese side and make arrangements for the signing of the document byContinue Reading

Riyadh (TM) – Saudi Arabia condemns and denounces Turkish and Iranian assaults in northern Iraq, the kingdom’s foreign ministry said on Thursday, according to the Al Arabiya English service. “We express our condemnation and denunciation of the aggression attacks on Iraqi [soil] by Turkey and Iran. We consider this act of aggressionContinue Reading

Baghdad (TS) – The United States (U.S.) has withdrawn its forces Sunday from a military base in the northern Iraqi province of Kirkuk, according to a statement released by the U.S. led coalition in the Middle East. Three hundred coalition personnel left the K1 base and handed it over to Iraq’s securityContinue Reading

Baghdad (GPA) – In a recent interview with channel Alahad TV, the leader of Asaib Ahl al-Haq Sheikh Khazali stated that people in the Sunni provinces of Nineveh, Anbar and Salah ad-Din have now expressed a wish to join the resistance operations against the occupying American troops. It is well known thatContinue Reading

Bagdhad (TSN) – Iraqi Shiite leader Moqtada al-Sadr has called for a “million-man march” against the presence of U.S. troops in Iraq, just days after the country’s parliament voted to expel foreign troops from their territory. Through his Twitter account, the political leader expressed that “the heaven, earth, and sovereignty ofContinue Reading

Baghdad (GPA) – It’s time to debunk the common misconceptions floating around and cover important points missing in most mainstream op-eds, analysis, and Tweets about General Qasem Soleimani, the US occupation of Iraq, and Washington’s 67-year aggression against Iran. 9 Things Americans need to know about General Qasem Soleimani’s assassinationContinue Reading

us attacks iraq

Bagdhad (TNA) – Tasnim News Agency recently interviewed founder of Geopolitics Alert, Randi Nord, about the recent deadly US attack on Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Units. Randi described the recent US attacks on positions of Iraq’s PMU as a “clear violation” of the Arab country’s sovereignty, adding that Washington prefers toContinue Reading

Abu Dhabi (TT) – The United Arab Emirates is the name of a country that did not exist until 1971 and its geographical area was known as “the Trucial States.” On December 2, 1971, the UAE first appeared as a country on the map of the world. Today, UAE interventionsContinue Reading