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Iraqi security forces re-open BaghdadÕs Sinak bridge, after it was shut down by protesters, in Baghd

Rumors of an airstrike in Iraq come amid Iran tensions

Claims that the US struck Iranian-backed militias were at the heart of the rumors.

Alleged US airstrike was ISIS attack on power lines: Iraqi officials

While pro-Iran media claimed the explosions were caused by US airstrikes, Iraqi officials have confirmed that the incident was an ISIS attack on infrastructure.


Shia militias threaten US, Israel in Iraq

BEHIND THE LINES: The inability of the Iraqi central government to rein in the Shia militias might be dismissed as a colorful and lurid tale from somewhere distant. Unfortunately, it is not.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani welcomes Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi as they wear prote

Iraq’s prime minister walks tightrope in struggle with militias

The militias have fired dozens of rockets at facilities where US personnel are located. They have frequently fired Iranian-supplied 107mm rockets at the US embassy in Baghdad.

Iraqi militias agree 'conditional ceasefire' to halt US attacks

Mohi said the firing of Katyusha rockets at US forces and diplomatic compounds had been merely "a message that you're not welcome in the country."


Militia men charged in plot to kidnap governor; she says Trump complicit

Birge said law enforcement arrested several of the alleged conspirators "when they were meeting on the east side of the state to pool funds for explosives and exchange tactical gear."


US warns Iraq on Iranian-backed militias

This US warning has raised serious concerns in Iraq, particularly among Shia political and militia leaders, most of whom condemned such attacks.


Trump deflects question about whether he condemns white supremacists

Multiple senior federal officials, including at the FBI and Department of Homeland Security this month have warned that white supremacist groups pose a rising threat of violence in the United States.


Active-duty US troops more likely to vote Biden instead of Trump - poll

Nearly half (49.9%) of said respondents shared that they hold "unfavorable" views of Trump, compared to the 38% who have "favorable" views of the president and his administration.

Iranian positions near Albukamal hit by more airstrikes

The airstrikes were intensive, with 15 militia members reportedly killed.

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