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US keeps stealing Iraq’s oil despite Mattis comments: Analyst

Despite remarks by Defense Secretary James Mattis, US presence in Iraq is aimed at “stealing oil,” an analyst says. Gordon Duff, senior editor at Veterans Today, made the statement while commenting on Monday remarks by Mattis ahead of an unannounced visit to the war-ravaged country. In an apparent attempt to distance himself from recent remarks by […]

Iraq’s Popular Mobilization cuts Daesh’s main supply route in Mosul

Iraq’s Popular Mobilization cuts Daesh’s main supply route in Mosul

  Iraq’s Hashd al-Shaabi forces, also known as the Popular Mobilization Units, have taken control of the main highway connecting the Daesh-held Iraqi city of Mosul and the Takfiris’ de facto capital in Syria. The group’s spokesman, Jaafar al-Husseini, announced on Wednesday that the troops had gained control of the highway linking the northern Iraqi city to Raqqah in […]

Russian Weapons to Play Significant Role Liberating Iraq’s Mosul From Daesh

Russian Weapons to Play Significant Role Liberating Iraq’s Mosul From Daesh

Russia plans to continue arms supplies to the Iraqi military, and these weapons could be used in the liberation of Mosul from terrorists, Russian Ambassador to Iraq, Ilya Morgunov told journalists on Wednesday. “Shipments are underway and they will continue,” the diplomat said. “Russian-made weapons will be used, including light weapons, artillery, and tanks,” the […]

UN report: ‘Islamic State’ is committing genocide against Iraq’s Yazidis

UN report: ‘Islamic State’ is committing genocide against Iraq’s Yazidis

The plight of the Yazidi people, a religious sect that IS consider to be devil worshippers has been going on for over two years; the media have published stories about US airstrikes against the IS forces attacking the Yazidis in northern Iraq but on the ground, there is precious little evidence that anything has been done to help the Yazidis.

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