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By Tajuddin
In BUSINESS
Jul 30th, 2018
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (Bloomberg + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Saudi Arabia agreed to build a solar power plant and sell the electricity to Iraq at a steep discount to supplies the war-torn country previously bought from the kingdom’s regional arch-rival Iran. The deal, which hasn’t been approved yet by Iraq...
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Jun 30th, 2017
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Baghdad, Iraq ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – U.S.-backed Iraqi forces pressed Islamic State fighters holding out in Mosul’s Old City on Friday, while in Syria the militant group launched a counter-attack against an alliance of militias trying to oust it from its de facto capital of Raqqa. In ...
By Tajuddin
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Jun 29th, 2017
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This article by: Dennis J Bernstein Is a host of “Flashpoints” on the Pacifica radio network and the author ofSpecial Ed: Voices from a Hidden Classroom. The content of this [report/study/article/publication…] does not reflect the official opinion of the DIPLOMAT NEWS NETWORK. The views expressed in ...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 16th, 2016
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Ankara, Turkey ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Turkey will not allow terrorist organizations to enter Mosul, Iraq, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday. “We will not allow Mosul to be given to either Daesh or other terrorist organizations,” Erdogan told a ceremony in the B...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Oct 14th, 2016
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Washington ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Turkish forces entered Iraq with Baghdad’s consent, a senior State Department official said Thursday. The Turkish military “began to train some of these forces on the ground at the invitation of the Iraqi government”, according to the official ...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Oct 12th, 2016
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Baghdad, Iraq (AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) — Iraq’s prime minister is rejecting Turkish claims that their forces must be included in an operation to retake the militant-held city of Mosul. “We will liberate our land through the determination of our men and not by video calls,” Haider al-Abadi...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 11th, 2016
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Ankara, Turkey ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Turkey will not take instructions from Iraq on Bashiqa Camp, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday. In his address to the 9th Eurasian Islamic Council in Istanbul, Erdogan told Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi to “know his limits,...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Sep 27th, 2016
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Baghdad, Iraq ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The number of troops on the ground in Iraq as part of a U.S.-led coalition against the Daesh terrorist group now stands at some 8,000, a U.S. official announced on Tuesday. “The number of coalition forces in Iraq is now 8,000 personnel, incl...
By Tajuddin
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Aug 15th, 2016
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Baghdad, Iraq ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Kurdish Peshmerga forces launched a fresh attack on Islamic State (IS) forces early on Sunday as part of a campaign to capture Mosul, the militants’ de facto capital in Iraq, Kurdish officials said. The advance began after heavy shelling and air st...
By Tajuddin
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Aug 14th, 2016
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This article by: Fadi Elhusseini, Ph.D. Political Counselor & Associate Research Fellow (ESRC) The content of this [report/study/article/publication…] does not reflect the official opinion of the DIPLOMAT NEWS NETWORK. The views expressed in this article are the author’s own. – The Middle East r...