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PM Abdul-Mahdi meets Iran's Zarif as part of regional tour
PM Abdul-Mahdi meets Iran's Zarif as part of regional tour
Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdulmahdi met with the Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif who arrived in Baghdad on Saturday.
The Baghdad Post - 26 May 2019
Heavy fighting in Libyan capital
Heavy fighting in Libyan capital
Heavy fighting raged in the Libyan capital on Saturday as eastern forces made a new push to advance inside the city controlled by the internationally recognized government.
The Baghdad Post - 26 May 2019
US “Grants Iraq Waiver to Buy Iranian Energy”
Washington has exempted Baghdad from some of its unilateral sanctions against Tehran, allowing Iraq to continue importing energy from Iran, according to the US envoy to Baghdad. Baghdad can now buy energy from Iran, US charge d’affaires Joey Hood (...)
Iraq Business News - 26 May 2019
Has Russia begun to Play a Role in Iraq?
By Mustafa Saadoun for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Has Russia begun to play a role in Iraq? Member of the Iraqi parliament’s Security and Defense (...)
Iraq Business News - 26 May 2019
Japan's sumo fans welcome Trump Trophy but wish he'd sit cross-legged
Japan's sumo fans welcome Trump Trophy but wish he'd sit cross-legged
US President Donald Trump can expect a warm welcome from the sumo wrestling community when he presents a custom-made “Trump Award” to the winner of the Summer Grand Sumo Tournament in Tokyo on May (...)
The Baghdad Post - 26 May 2019
Malta rescues 216 migrants in upsurge of Mediterranean crossings
Malta rescues 216 migrants in upsurge of Mediterranean crossings
A Maltese armed forces patrol boat picked up more than 200 migrants from two dinghies in the Mediterranean and was bringing them to Malta on Saturday, a spokesman said.
The Baghdad Post - 26 May 2019
Turkey sends weapons to Syrian rebels facing Russian-backed assault
Turkey sends weapons to Syrian rebels facing Russian-backed assault
Turkey has equipped an array of mainstream Syrian rebels it backs with fresh supplies of weaponry to help them try to repel a major Russian-backed assault, senior opposition officials and rebel sources said on (...)
The Baghdad Post - 26 May 2019
US troop move to Middle East dangerous for int'l peace: Zarif
US troop move to Middle East dangerous for int'l peace: Zarif
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday that the US decision to deploy more troops to the Middle East in response to the perceived threat from Iran was “extremely dangerous” for (...)
The Baghdad Post - 25 May 2019
Israeli-Palestinian peace requires 'fair political solutions': Qatar
Israeli-Palestinian peace requires 'fair political solutions': Qatar
Qatar said on Friday that economic development needed for Israeli-Palestinian peace could not be achieved without “fair political solutions” acceptable to Palestinians, referring to a US plan set to be unveiled next (...)
The Baghdad Post - 25 May 2019
Defying Congress, Trump sets $8bn-plus in weapons sales to KSA, UAE
Defying Congress, Trump sets $8bn-plus in weapons sales to KSA, UAE
US President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress on Friday to complete the sale of over $8 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and (...)
The Baghdad Post - 25 May 2019
India’s ruling party takes 303 of 542 seats in election win
India’s ruling party takes 303 of 542 seats in election win
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with leaders of his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday following his thunderous victory in national elections.
The Baghdad Post - 25 May 2019
US ambassador raises concerns during rare Tibet visit
US ambassador raises concerns during rare Tibet visit
The US ambassador to China urged Beijing to engage in substantive dialogue with exiled Tibetan Buddhist leader the Dalai Lama during a visit to the Himalayan region over the past week, the US Embassy said (...)
The Baghdad Post - 25 May 2019
US moves to strengthen forces in Middle East to counter Iran
US moves to strengthen forces in Middle East to counter Iran
The US will send hundreds of additional troops and a dozen fighter jets to the Middle East in the coming weeks to counter what the Pentagon said is an escalating campaign by Iran to plan attacks against the US and its interests in the (...)
The Baghdad Post - 25 May 2019
Iraq has become Iranian destruction experiment: activists on farm fires
Iraq has become Iranian destruction experiment: activists on farm fires
Facebook users have said that the fires breaking out across farms in Iraq take place through drones, adding that Iraq has become a place for destruction experiments planned by Iran through getting militias, drugs and terrorism into Iraq and (...)
The Baghdad Post - 25 May 2019
Protests staged in Baghdad against Iraqi involvement in US-Iran war
Protests staged in Baghdad against Iraqi involvement in US-Iran war
Baghdad and other cities in southern Iraq saw mass protests against the country getting involved in a potential war between the United States and Iran.
The Baghdad Post - 25 May 2019
Almodovar and dark comedy 'Parasite' in spotlight as Cannes closes
An introspective turn by Spanish director Pedro Almodovar with a movie about an filmmaker, and a darkly humorous South Korean thriller are among the movies sparking awards buzz at Cannes in an unusually crowded field of runners and riders this (...)
The Baghdad Post - 25 May 2019
Volcano erupts on Indonesia's Bali causing flight cancellations
A volcano erupted on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali, causing some overnight flight cancellations to and from Australia as an ash cloud rose into the sky, officials said on Saturday.
The Baghdad Post - 25 May 2019



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