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U.S. Offers $10M for Information on Hezbollah Terror Commander in Iraq

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 13, 2020 at 1:00pm 4/13/2020 at 1:00pm
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The United States has offered a reward of $10 million for information on Muhammad Kawtharani, the top commander of the Lebanese Hezbollah terrorist group, which now is operating also in Iraq.

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U.S. Strikes Back at Iran-Backed Militia, Supposedly Kills Senior IRGC Commander

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 13, 2020 at 11:00am 3/13/2020 at 11:00am
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The Pentagon announced the U.S. launched missiles at an Iranian-backed militia in Iraq officials believe attacked and killed American troops just north of Baghdad.

Other reports speculate the attack killed Iranian Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) top commander General Siamand Mashhadani.

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Rockets Hit U.S. Embassy, Including Dining Hall, in Baghdad

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 27, 2020 at 9:00am 1/27/2020 at 9:00am
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A U.S. official confirmed that three rockets struck the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq.

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34 U.S. Service Members Diagnosed With Traumatic Brain Injuries After Iran Strike

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 24, 2020 at 5:00pm 1/24/2020 at 5:00pm
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The Pentagon revealed today that 34 U.S. service members have traumatic brain injuries caused by the Iranian attack on an Iraqi military base earlier this month.

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Iran launches missile attacks on U.S. bases in Iraq

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at 6:32pm 1/7/2020 at 6:32pm

U.S. miliary bases in Iraq are under Iranian missile attack, the U.S. Department of Defense and Iranian media have confirmed.

Fars News posted this tweet:

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CONFIRMED: Qassem Soleimani killed by U.S. in Baghdad

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 2, 2020 at 8:57pm 1/2/2020 at 8:57pm
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Major General Qassem Soleimani, the commander of the Quds Force of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps, is the architect of Iran’s war on the West and Israel, including through Lebanon’s Hezbollah terrorist group.

There was an airstrike on a convoy of vehicles at Baghdad airport, and reportedly Soleimani was killed along with...

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1979 Again? Iranian-backed Militia Storms U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, Shouting “Death to America” and “No, no, Trump”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at 10:00am 12/31/2019 at 10:00am

President Donald Trump has vowed to hold Iran “fully responsible” for Tuesday’s attack on the U.S. embassy in Baghdad. Thousands of rioters along with Iran-backed militia fighters stormed the U.S. embassy in Iraq on Tuesday, Reuters news agency reported.

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Iran-Backed Terror Group Vows “Revenge” for U.S. Airstrikes in Syria and Iraq

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 30, 2019 at 4:00pm 12/30/2019 at 4:00pm
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Iran-backed terrorist group Kata’ib Hizbollah has “vowed revenge” after the United State carried out airstrikes against its bases in Syria and Iraq, the news agency Reuters reported. Iran also warned of ‘consequences’ following the U.S. operation that took place on Sunday, media reports said.

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CNN rats out troops in Iraq for having Trump sign MAGA hats

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 27, 2018 at 11:00am 12/27/2018 at 11:00am
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I know the news tends to be slow at the end of the year, but this is ridiculous. CNN reported that troops may have violated Department of Defense guidelines when they asked President Donald Trump to sign their Make America Great Again hats.

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Trump Surprises American Troops in Iraq

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 26, 2018 at 3:00pm 12/26/2018 at 3:00pm
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President Trump and the First Lady surprised American troops stationed in Iraq when he dropped by to wish them Merry Christmas.

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Without ISIS, Mosul Ladies and Men Flock to Salons for Makeovers

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 24, 2018 at 8:00am 12/24/2018 at 8:00am
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I shed a few tears after reading this article. People in Mosul, Iraq, had to endure hell for three years under Sharia law was set in place by the Islamic State (ISIS). This meant women covered head to toe in black while men had to grow long beards.

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U.S.-Iraqi Operation Capture Five Top ISIS Members

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 7:00pm 5/10/2018 at 7:00pm
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Two Iraqi officials announced that an operation between U.S. and Iraqi forces led to the capture of five top ISIS members. From The New York Times:

The three-month operation, which tracked a group of senior Islamic State leaders who had been hiding in Syria and Turkey, represents a significant intelligence victory for...

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Iraq Prime Minister Declares Victory Over ISIS

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 4:36pm 12/9/2017 at 4:36pm
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Iraq Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has declared that the country has fully liberated itself from the Islamic State (ISIS).

The defeat of ISIS comes after three years of battles since the terrorist group leaked into Iraq and captured Mosul, the country’s second largest city, and other key cities along the border...

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Iran and Iraq Earthquake’s Death Toll Around 350

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 13, 2017 at 10:00am 11/13/2017 at 10:00am
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A 7.3 magnitude earthquake shook the border of Iran and Iraq over the weekend and the death roll has risen to 348 people. From Reuters:

State television said more than 348 people were killed in Iran...

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Saadam Hussein honored with statue and ceremony in Palestinian city

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 6:30pm 10/21/2017 at 6:30pm
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In a deliberate show of anti-Israel sentiment, a Palestinian city has erected a statue of Saddam Hussein bearing the words:  “Arab Palestine From River To Sea.”  This was Hussein’s rallying call for the destruction of Israel.

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The Palestinian city of Qalqilya has named a street after Saddam Hussein...

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Iraqi Government Takes Control of Kirkuk, Undermining Kurdish Independence

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 16, 2017 at 7:00pm 10/16/2017 at 7:00pm
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Kirkuk, Iraq has become a centerpiece in the Iraqi government’s rejection of the overwhelmingly successful Kurdish Independence Referendum.

Monday, Iraq took control of Kirkuk, which has been under Kurdish control since they took it from ISIS in 2014 as Iraqi forces fled.  It is surprising that the Kurds did not stand and...

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Tillerson: U. S. Does Not Recognize Kurdish Independence Referendum

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 1, 2017 at 5:00pm 10/1/2017 at 5:00pm
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We blogged about the Kurdish Independence vote held last week and about the resulting international threats and tensions, including the closing of Kurdish airports.

Pro-western Iraqi Kurds are disappointed by the lukewarm European response to their overwhelming victory, and can’t be too happy with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s statement that the...

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