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The Islamic Republic has expanded its influence across Iraq and Syria ... with the Shiite forces of the Hashd al-Shaabi, which helped Iraq and ...
The Kurdish forces and Iraqi troops, along with the Shiite militias, were allies in the fight against IS. Shiite fighters accused the Kurdish forces of ...

BAGHDAD: The four-decade alliance between Iraqi Kurds and Shiites was thrown into doubt on Monday as Baghdad moved to further ...
Over the years, the Shiite pilgrimage to the shrine of Imam Hussein in Karbala, Iraq – bigger than the hajj – has been a frequent target of Sunni ...
Karbala (Iraq): Like millions of other Shiite pilgrims, Arkan al-Husseini travelled to Iraq's shrine city of Karbala for the Arbaeen commemoration ...
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – The United States Congress has taken the first steps to impose "terrorist sanctions" on Iranian-proxy militias ...

Sunni VP Nujaifi proposes local control of Iraq's disputed areas ... He worries of Shiite militias imposing a “political reality” in the areas they ...
Our conversations in Iraq's Shia heartland and beyond suggest that the question of how to reconcile competing sectarian and ethnic narratives ...
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – Iraq's Shiite militia crossed the border into Syria during clashes with ISIS in the Euphrates River valley, a conflict ...
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – In the latest downturn in relations between the United States and Iraq over the country's Shiite forces, Iraq's foreign ...
In Iraq's deeply sectarian system, he doesn't expect much from the Shiite-dominated government in Baghdad. But he is angry that local and ...
Baghdad's seizure of oil-rich Kirkuk, aided by Shiite militias close to Tehran, has forced the Kurdish government to freeze its ...
Influential Iraqi Shiite cleric, Muqtada al-Sadr, meets with Jordan's King Abdullah II at the royal palace in Amman, Jordan, Monday, Oct. 23, ...
“Peshmerga will walk out without much confrontation,” he said. Kamaal is a commander in the Iran-sponsored Badr Organization, an Iraqi Shiite ...
Other Facts:In ancient times, the area comprising Iraq was known as .... April 1, 2015 - Iraqi forces, working with Shiite militiamen, retake the city ...
Rudaw's Halo Mohammed at the Parviz-Khan border reported that Iranian Revolutionary Guards and Iraq's Shiite Hashd al-Shaabi are ...
Hundreds of thousands of Shia Muslim pilgrims gathered in Karbala in Iraq yesterday to mark the seventh-century killing of the Prophet ...

The leader of the Shiite Lebanese militant group Hezbollah warned ... Iraq, in 680 A.D. Hussein and his descendants are seen by Shiites as the ...
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – The largest Shiite faction in the Iraqi parliament wants to see Fuad Masum, president of Iraq and a Kurd, expelled ...
In Iraq, there is Shiite resistance to the effort to legitimize the Iranian model and the PMUs at the expense of the Iraqi army. In Lebanon, there is ...
Iraq's Sunni Arabs are at their lowest state ever after 3 years of war to free ... be in the country's future while Iraq's other main powers, the Shiites ...
Iran, the pre-eminent foreign power in Iraq, with its close ties to the Shiite-led government in Baghdad and Iraqi Shiite militias under its control, ...
Iraqi Shiite politician Ammar Al Hakim alarmed Iran when he stepped down as leader of the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq. Karim Kadim / AP ...
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, right, receives Iraq's influential Shiite leader Muqtada al-Sadr in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. (Photo: ...
The criticism against the Hezbollah deal was widespread in Iraq, including ... Meanwhile, other Iraqi factions loyal to Iraqi Shiite cleric Ali ...
A summer charm offensive holds the promise of helping bring Sunnis back into Iraq's political process and lessening Iran's hold on the country.
The recent escalation by Iran-affiliated Iraqi Shiite militias against US forces on the Iraqi-Syrian border may offer an early indication of the ...
The Kurdistan referendum delegation in a meeting with the Shiite National ... be it in Baghdad or Erbil in accordance with the Iraqi constitution.
BAGHDAD -- U.S.-backed Iraqi security forces on Sunday began a ... Iraq's mostly Shiite militiamen largely stayed out of the operation to retake ...
Iraq's most senior Shiite cleric, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, did not object to this proposition, as in the past he had called for openness in ...
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — An influential Iraqi Shiite cleric, notorious for his followers' deadly attacks on U.S. troops in Iraq over a decade ...
Over the last few months, Iraq's Shiite political groups have intensified their fight for influence in Baghdad in preparation for the parliamentary ...
The U.S.-led coalition in Iraq and Syria has denied killing dozens of Shiite militia fighters in an artillery attack near the al-Tanf border.
Iraq's political, religious and military leaders are debating the future of the country's powerful Shiite militias after defeating the Islamic State ...
The Islamic State, also known as the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham .... Being a Shiite, as most Iraqi Arabs are, meets the standard as well, ...
Iraq's Shiite Arab-dominated parliament called on al-Abadi to deploy troops in the disputed territories, including the oil-rich city of Kirkuk, but ...
The recent agreement between Hezbollah and a group of pro-Islamic State fighters to arrange their evacuation from the Lebanese-Syrian ...
Iraq's Shiite militias announced on Monday they will participate in the next major battle against the Islamic State group after the Iraqi forces' ...
An influential Iraqi Shiite cleric, notorious for his followers' deadly attacks on U.S. troops in Iraq over a decade ago and thought at times to have ...
I didn't return to Iraq for 26 years. Most people associate Iraq with the Gulf War, weapons of mass destruction and the so-called Islamic State.
BAGHDAD - An influential Iraqi Shiite cleric addressed thousands of anti-government protesters who filled the streets of downtown Baghdad on Friday, threatening to boycott the country's upcoming provincial elections if the committee overseeing the vote ...
Five thousand American troops are near Mosul, along with Kurds, Iraqi troops, Shiite Iraqi militias and up to 80,000 Iranian-sponsored Shiite militiamen under the control of Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani. Gen. Soleimani, banned by the United Nations ...
MOSUL, Iraq - Iraqi forces helped by U.S. airpower have clawed back much of this broken city from the Islamic State.
The clerics then send the money to religious authorities, such as Iraq's Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Muhammad Sa'id al-Hakim and Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
During Tuesday's meeting, Royce and al-Ababi also discussed progress in combating Daesh and reaffirmed the US-Iraq partnership.
Deadly car bomb hits Shiite district in southern Baghdad, at least 23 killed. Destroyed cars are seen at the site of a car bomb attack in the Amil neighborhood in Baghdad, Iraq, March 20, 2017. (Reuters). Agencies Monday, 20 March 2017. Text size A A A.
2005 was an election year for Iraq and a sign of hope for Washington. Shiites flashed the ink on their fingers with a victory sign against the image of Shiite cleric Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani after voting in Iraq's constitution referendum. Shiites got ...
LONDON - The Sunni-Shiite civil wars in Iraq and Syria are both nearing their end, and in both cases the Shiites have won - thanks largely to American military help in Iraq's case, and to a Russian military intervention in Syria. Yet Russia and the ...
The Sunni-Shiite civil wars in Iraq and Syria are both nearing their end, and in both cases the Shiites have won - thanks largely to American military help in Iraq's case, and to a Russian military intervention in Syria. Yet Russia and the United ...
Strife between Sunni and Shiite Iraqis continued, and the violent group Al Qaeda in Iraq, which used suicide bombers, emerged.


 

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