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Twin blasts kill dozens in Baghdad

A double suicide bombing has killed some 30 people in central Baghdad where day labourers usually gather to seek work. Iraq is readying for elections in May amid voter alarm over security. Two suicide bombers detonated explosive vests at Baghdad’s busy Tayran Square at rush hour on Monday, killing at least 31 people and wounding …

Daily News Egypt

Shoukry in Baghdad offering support for Al-Abadi’s victory over Islamic State in Mosul

Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry congratulated Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi in Baghdad on Wednesday, for freeing the historic city of Mosul from the Islamic State (IS), expressing Egypt’s readiness for supporting Iraq to restore stability and security, according to a statement. Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson Ahmed Abou Zaid said that the …

Daily News Egypt

Syria, Iraq and the future of jihad

The terror organization ‘Islamic State’ (IS) has suffered serious losses in Syria, and even more in Iraq. It can no longer count on public support. Yet, it still has a few aces up its sleeve.

Deutsche Welle

Turkey to halt troop transfers to Iraq after angry objections from Baghdad

Turkey has promised to stop deploying troops to northern Iraq after Baghdad threatened to appeal to the UN Security Council to force the soldiers out. Iraq’s government says Turkish forces entered the country illegally. Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu assured Iraq on Sunday that no more troops would be sent across the border until Baghdad’s …

Deutsche Welle

Twin blasts kill scores in eastern Iraq

More than 40 people have died in eastern Iraq in twin attacks claimed by “Islamic State” jihadists. Diyala province residents had called on authorities in Baghdad to better protect their region. Two bomb attacks struck Iraq’s eastern province of Diyala on Monday evening, officials reported. At least 40 people were killed less than a month …

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