The United States conducted a series of airstrikes in Iraq on Thursday evening, targeting Kata’ib Hezbollah facilities across the country, following attacks on an Iraqi base on Wednesday that killed two US servicemen.
Security forces have killed at least one person so far in the violent crackdown on Iraqi protesters in Dhi Qhar Province. On a different note, five katyusha rockets have been fired at the US Embassy in Baghdad.
In an exclusive interview with Al-Monitor in northeast Syria, Gen. Mazlum Kobane speaks on a range of issues including prospects for reviving dialogue with Turkey, US President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw US troops from Syria and the impact of Iranian Gen. Qasem Soleimani's killing in Iraq.
Firebrand Iraqi Shiite cleric, Muqtada Sadr, says crisis Iraq is experiencing is over following US President’s speech as US VP says Washington has received intelligence that Iran has asked its allied militias not to attack US targets.
In a surprise and unprecedented move, Russian President, Vladimir Putin, met with Syria's President, Bashar al-Assad, in Damascus as the prospect of war between Iran and the United States continues to loom over the region
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