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Iraq gives militias official status despite abuse claims

28 November 2016
Iraq gives militias official status despite abuse claims

IRBIL, Iraq — The Iraqi parliament passed a law Saturday making militia units, including ­Iranian-backed groups accused of human rights abuses, an official part of the country’s security forces. Lawmakers passed the measure 208 to 0 in a session that was boycotted by most Sunni politicians, who opposed an initiative that e...

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Iraq: Death toll climbs as urb...

03 December 2016
Iraq: Death toll climbs as urban warfare slows battle for Mosul

Irbil, Iraq (CNN)Nearly 2,000 Iraqi troops were killed across Iraq in November as they battled to force ISIS extremists from the country, according to newly released UN figures. That's nearly tri...

Mosul: Thousands killed since ...

03 December 2016
Mosul: Thousands killed since Iraq launched assault

UN says nearly 2,000 Iraqi soldiers died in November, a 'staggering' surge in casualties since beginning of offensive Nearly 2,000 soldiers and hundreds of civilians were killed in Iraq in November, ...

Thousands of Iraqis fleeing Mo...

19 November 2016
Thousands of Iraqis fleeing Mosul 'cross into Syria'

Sources say more than 14,000 Iraqis have crossed Syrian border since October, including 8,000 who have reached Hasakah. By: Osama Bin Javaid (http://www.aljazeera.com/profile/osama-javaid.html) More...

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Iraq gives militias official s...

28 November 2016
Iraq gives militias official status despite abuse claims

IRBIL, Iraq — The Iraqi parliament passed a law Saturday making militia units, including ­Iranian-backed groups accused of human rights abuses, an official part of the country’s security forces. Lawm...

Is this the beginning of ‘Hezb...

10 November 2016
Is this the beginning of ‘Hezbollah-ization’ of Iraq?

For months prior to the offensive, Iran, and its Iraqi proxies pressured the Iraqi government to accept the militias’ role in the Mosul offensive, a move that could give them a share of victory and pr...

Iraqis Fear ‘Bloodshed Will Co...

07 November 2016
Iraqis Fear ‘Bloodshed Will Continue’ After Mosul if Sectarian Tensions Aren’t Addressed

ERBIL, Iraq — As Iraq (http://topics.nytimes.com/top/news/international/countriesandterritories/iraq/index.html?inline=nyt-geo) comes closer to ejecting the Islamic State from its last major stronghol...

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A big victory for the Iranian ...

09 September 2016
A big victory for the Iranian opposition PMOI as the last remaining members in Camp Liberty, leave Iraq for Albania

Press release- 9 September 2016 A big victory for the Iranian opposition PMOI as the last remaining members in Camp Liberty, leave Iraq for Albania This afternoon the main Iranian opposition PMOI,...

IRAQ: SHOCKING MISSILE ATTACK ...

05 July 2016
IRAQ: SHOCKING MISSILE ATTACK ON IRANIAN REFUGEE CAMP CONDEMNED

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release 5th July 2016 IRAQ: SHOCKING MISSILE ATTACK ON IRANIAN REFUGEE CAMP CONDEMNED Four Urgent calls on UN and US In yet another outrageous and unprovoked attack on...

AMERICAN MIDDLE EAST POLICY CO...

29 June 2016
AMERICAN MIDDLE EAST POLICY CONDEMNED

PRESS RELEASE- for release 29th June 2016 AMERICAN MIDDLE EAST POLICY CONDEMNED Speaking on the eve of a major seminar in the House of Commons, Struan Stevenson, the President of the European Iraqi ...

EIFA WARNS ABOUT GROWING PRESENCE OF SEC...

EIFA - Press releaseThere are alarming and escalating reports about the presence...

Exclusive: Biography and record of Hadi Farhan Abdullah al-Ameri

Exclusive: Biography and record of Hadi ...

-European Iraqi Freedom Association (EIFA)- Hadi Farhan Abdullah al-Ameri, know...

Iraq: We must stop meddling by Iran and its criminal militias

Iraq: We must stop meddling by Iran and ...

Brussels, European Iraqi Freedom Association (EIFA) press release - The continui...