2024-07-20: News Headlines

tn.ai (2024-07-20). Iraqi Resistance Launches Missile on Israeli Target in Haifa. tn.ai TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Islamic Resistance in Iraq claimed responsibility for a missile attack on an Israeli military target in Haifa, citing retaliation for Israeli atrocities in Gaza.

presstv.ir (2024-07-20). Iraqi resistance group warns Israel of 'growing costs' of Gaza war. presstv.ir The leader of Iraq's Asa'ib Ahl al-Haq anti-terror resistance group has warned Israel of "growing costs" of its continuing ground and aerial invasion of the besieged Gaza Strip.

newarab (2024-07-20). Children as young as 7 'arrested' by German police at Gaza demos. newarab.com Berlin police is arresting children at The most recent confirmed arrest of children involved the early June detention of a 7-year-old boy for allegedly hitting an officer's helmet with his flag. In a witness statement shown to The New Arab (TNA), the boy's father said he had been carrying his son on his shoulders at a march when they suddenly found themselves surrounded by officers who lashed out…

presstv.ir (2024-07-20). Iraqis protest over summer blackouts, water shortages. presstv.ir Hundreds of Iraqis in the southern province of Diwaniyah protest against power cuts and water shortages during the extreme heat of summer.

Sean Mathews (2024-07-19). US shrugs off Baghdad's bid to broker Turkey-Syria talks. middleeasteye.net US shrugs off Baghdad's bid to broker Turkey-Syria talks | US officials paid lip service to Turkey and Syria reconciliation in their meeting with Iraq's top diplomat, putting more pressure on Kurdish-led SDF | | US soldiers patrol an area in town of Tal Hamis, southeast of Qameshli in Syria…

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2024-07-19: News Headlines

News Desk, The Cradle. (2024-07-19). 'Dive Bomber' Drones Strike US Base In Western Iraq. popularresistance.org US forces stationed at the Ain al-Assad airbase in western Iraq were attacked with dive bomber drones on 17 July, Al Mayadeen reported. | "The attack targeted a commercial center and a gas station inside the American base … the explosions heard were the result of attacks by the incoming drones," sources told the news outlet. | The drone attack comes two days after a source in the Islamic Resistance in Iraq (IRI) told Lebanese daily Al-Akhbar that the armed coalition was considering renewing their operations against US bases in Iraq and Syria. | "The [Iraqi] government's positions are contradictory regarding the…

newarab (2024-07-19). Children as young as 7 'arrested' by German police at Gaza demos. newarab.com Berlin police is arresting children at The most recent confirmed arrest of children involved the early June detention of a 7-year-old boy for allegedly hitting an officer's helmet with his flag. In a witness statement shown to The New Arab (TNA), the boy's father said he had been carrying his son on his shoulders at a march when they suddenly found themselves surrounded by officers who lashed out…

newarab (2024-07-19). Iraq: Blast hits former pro-Iran paramilitaries depot. newarab.com An explosion ripped through "logistics" warehouses belonging to former "At 7: 00 pm (1600 GMT) an explosion occurred in logistics warehouses belonging to the 42 Brigade in the Yusufiyah area, south of

newarab (2024-07-19). Civilian killed by Turkish airstrike in Iraqi Kurdistan's Duhok. newarab.com A Kurdish civilian was killed by a Turkish airstrike early on Thursday while the situation in Duhok province is

newarab (2024-07-19). Syria's ruling Baath party expectedly wins parliamentary vote. newarab.com

Sean Mathews (2024-07-19). US shrugs off Baghdad's bid to broker Turkey-Syria talks. middleeasteye.net US shrugs off Baghdad's bid to broker Turkey-Syria talks | US officials paid lip service to Turkey and Syria reconciliation in their meeting with Iraq's top diplomat, putting more pressure on Kurdish-led SDF | | US soldiers patrol an area in town of Tal Hamis, southeast of Qameshli in Syria…

presstv.ir (2024-07-19). Iraqis protest over summer blackouts, water shortages. presstv.ir Hundreds of Iraqis in the southern province of Diwaniyah protest against power cuts and water shortages during the extreme heat of summer.

presstv.ir (2024-07-19). Iraqis protest over summer blackouts, water shortages. presstv.ir Hundreds of Iraqis in the southern province of Diwaniyah protest against power cuts and water shortages during the extreme heat of summer.

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2024-07-17: News Headlines

newarab (2024-07-17). Shias in Lebanon and Iraq commemorate Ashura amid Gaza war. newarab.com Shia Muslims Wednesday in Lebanon and Iraq commemorated The rift between Islam's two…

newarab (2024-07-17). Iraq invites private companies to operate Baghdad airport. newarab.com In September, the government signed an agreement with the

newarab (2024-07-17). António Guterres names new head for UNAMI. newarab.com United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced Monday the At Baghdad's request, the UN Security Council decided unanimously at the end of May t…

newarab (2024-07-17). Iraqi justice ministry denies allegations of 'secret executions'. newarab.com The Iraqi Ministry of Justice on Monday denied allegations it is conducting Ministry spokesperson Ahmed Laibi Abdul Hussein in a

Staff (2024-07-17). "Politics of Hate": Writer Jean Guerrero on Anti-Immigrant Lies and Fearmongering at RNC. democracynow.org On Tuesday night, several of Donald Trump's former rivals endorsed the Trump ticket, including former Ambassador Nikki Haley, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, Texas Senator Ted Cruz and Vivek Ramaswamy. Much of the evening focused on the Republican Party's hard-line border and immigration policies. The 2024 Republican platform backs Trump's pledge to carry out the "largest deportation operation in American history" and to stop what it calls a "migrant crime epidemic." We speak with journalist Jean Guerrero, who says what was shown at the RNC was the "politics of hate&…

presstv.ir (2024-07-17). US airbase in Iraq targeted by drones in second such attack in months. presstv.ir The Ain al-Asad air base housing US troops in Iraq has come under a fresh drone attack.

presstv.ir (2024-07-17). Iraqis protest over summer blackouts, water shortages. presstv.ir Hundreds of Iraqis in the southern province of Diwaniyah protest against power cuts and water shortages during the extreme heat of summer.

aljazeera (2024-07-17). US says ISIL trying 'to reconstitute' amid uptick in Syria, Iraq attacks. aljazeera.com In the first six months of the year, the group has claimed 153 attacks in Syria and Iraq.

Simcha Pasko (2024-07-17). Armed Drones Target US-Hosted Airbase in Iraq, Prompting Increased Security Measures. themedialine.org

tn.ai (2024-07-17). Iran-Kuwait Ties Serve Regional Stability: Baqeri. tn.ai TEHRAN (Tasnim) — Closer cooperation between Iran and Kuwait is a key factor in ensuring and strengthening regional stability, the caretaker foreign minister of Iran said.

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2024-07-16: News Headlines

presstv.ir (2024-07-16). Iraqi resistance hits Israeli targets in Eilat, Haifa Port with drones, missiles. presstv.ir The Islamic Resistance in Iraq has struck strategic targets at the Port of Haifa and the city of Eilat in the Israeli-occupied territories with drones and advanced cruise missiles.

Riccardo Petrella (2024-07-16). Perfidy, a political virtue? When, in France, the dominant outsider claims to impose its interests against the will of the people. pressenza.com Perfidy is not the monopoly that many Europeans ascribe to our neighbours across the Channel. Since his first term in office, the French head of state has shown himself to be one of his most loyal professionals: on labour issues, on pensions, on the fight against pesticides, on the water privileges granted to industrial farmers, on the fight against PFAS (persistent pollutants), on the war in Ukraine and the genocide of the Palestinians (and the Kurds), on the policy of "shared community"… | The latest manifestation concerns his behaviour after the results of the second round (7th July) of the legislative elect…

presstv.ir (2024-07-16). Yemeni forces conduct fresh pro-Palestinian operations, incl. in cooperation with Iraqi fighters. presstv.ir Yemen's Armed Forces announce carrying three fresh pro-Palestinian operations, including in cooperation with Iraqi anti-terror fighters.

newarab (2024-07-16). Iraqi justice ministry denies allegations of 'secret executions'. newarab.com The Iraqi Ministry of Justice on Monday denied allegations it is conducting Ministry spokesperson Ahmed Laibi Abdul Hussein in a

newarab (2024-07-16). Mosul's minorities: Challenges and coexistence after fall of IS. newarab.com On the eastern outskirts of When the

newarab (2024-07-16). Baghdad's new approach to Turkey's offensive in Iraqi Kurdistan. newarab.com A new Turkish military offensive launched last month has Nearly 200 families have evacuated their villages in affected areas in Duhok governorate as the fighting moves out of the mountains and gets closer to more densely populated areas. | Turkey has encroached on Iraq's territory for years. It operates a network of bases in the Kurdistan Region and regularly conducts cross-border airstrikes, which all too o…

presstv.ir (2024-07-16). Iraqis protest over summer blackouts, water shortages. presstv.ir Hundreds of Iraqis in the southern province of Diwaniyah protest against power cuts and water shortages during the extreme heat of summer.

noemail (2024-07-16). Assam Floods: Government Ramps Up Support Amid Crisis. devdiscourse.com The flood situation in Assam has shown signs of improvement, although more than 5 lakh people across 17 districts are still grappling with the aftermath, official sources confirmed on Tuesday. Union Home Minister Amit Shah reached out to Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma to convey the central government's commitment to providing all necessary assistance. Odisha Chief Minister Mohan Majhi also extended support by offering his state's disaster management resources.

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2024-07-14: News Headlines

newarab (2024-07-14). Erdogan says end near of military operation in north Iraq, Syria. newarab.com President Turkey launched Operation Claw-Lock in April 2022 to secure its border with northern Iraq, from where it accused Kurdish separatists of launching attacks against Turkish territory. | "We will very soon complete the lockdown of the area of operation in norther…

MEE staff (2024-07-14). Bodies of 139 likely Islamic State victims recovered from mass grave in Iraq. middleeasteye.net Bodies of 139 likely Islamic State victims recovered from mass grave in Iraq | Remains of 'women and men' discovered in mass grave west of former IS stronghold of Mosul | | An aerial view of the "Khasfa" sinkhole, one of the sinkholes in the Mosul area used by Islamic State fighters as a mass grave,…

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2024-07-13: News Headlines

Israel Shahak (2024-07-13). "Greater Israel": The Zionist Plan for the Middle East. globalresearch.ca When viewed in the current context, the war on Iraq, the 2006 war on Lebanon, the 2011 war on Libya, the ongoing wars on Syria and Iraq, the war on Yemen, must be understood in relation to the Zionist Plan for the Middle East…

IMEMC News (2024-07-13). 118 UN Members States Pledge Support For UNRWA. imemc.org After the UNRWA Pledging Conference, 118 UN member states officially declared their participation in the Joint Commitments Initiative led by Jordan, Kuwait, and Slovenia, to support the important, life-saving word of the UNRWA. The initiative aims to provide support to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) …

newarab (2024-07-13). Egyptian traveller caught disguising 1m pounds as shawarma wraps. newarab.com A traveller at the Cairo International Airport was caught trying to smuggle more than one million Egyptian pounds inside shawarma sandwich wraps. | The individual, whose initials were only revealed, was travelling to Kuwait on an Egyptair flight when airport security grew suspicious of their luggage contents, a source from the airport told local media. | Upon inspection, authorities found 1,253,000 Egyptian Pounds (around $26,100) packaged to appear like shawarma wraps. | The source added that legal measures had been taken against the traveller, an Egyptian national. | No further details were given on the matt…

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2024-07-12: News Headlines

Jeffrey St. Clair (2024-07-12). Running on Empty. counterpunch.org When people say, "Joe Biden's a decent man," what Biden are they talking about? The man who befriended Strom Thurmond, the man who treated Anita Hill dismissively, the man who plagiarized Neil Kinnock's speeches, the man who crafted the most punitive and racist crime laws of the 20th Century, the man who voted for the Iraq war and armed a genocide?

newarab (2024-07-12). Egyptian traveller caught disguising 1m pounds as shawarma wraps. newarab.com A traveller at the Cairo International Airport was caught trying to smuggle more than one million Egyptian pounds inside shawarma sandwich wraps. | The individual, whose initials were only revealed, was travelling to Kuwait on an Egyptair flight when airport security grew suspicious of their luggage contents, a source from the airport told local media. | Upon inspection, authorities found 1,253,000 Egyptian Pounds (around $26,100) packaged to appear like shawarma wraps. | The source added that legal measures had been taken against the traveller, an Egyptian national. | No further details were given on the matt…

presstv.ir (2024-07-12). Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Turkey hit by crippling power outages as extreme heat scorching region. presstv.ir Scorching heatwaves hitting the West Asia region trigger extensive and rolling power outages across Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and Turkey.

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2024-07-11: News Headlines

newarab (2024-07-11). Iraqi court sentences Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's widow to death. newarab.com The Karkh Criminal Court in "The convicted terrorist detained Yazidi women in her house, who were then kidnapped by ISIS militants in the Sinjar district, west of Nineveh province," accordi…

newarab (2024-07-11). Iraq condemns Turkish military 'incursions' into north. newarab.com The Turkish army has been mainly conducting strikes against the

newarab (2024-07-11). Kuwait's Emir and Iran's President-elect invited to visit Iraq. newarab.com Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Shia Al-Sudani has extended invitations to Iraqi Interior Mi…

Ragip Soylu (2024-07-11). Putin opposes Iraq as venue for Erdogan-Assad meeting. middleeasteye.net Putin opposes Iraq as venue for Erdogan-Assad meeting | The Russian president favours a high-level meeting between Turkish and Syrian leaders in Turkey rather than Baghdad | | Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan shake hands following a meeting…

World Beyond War (2024-07-11). German Parliamentarian in Washington Says No to NATO — Yes to Peace. pressenza.com Peace Instead of NATO: Speech by Sevim Dagdelen, Member of the German Bundestag at | ‚ÄûNo to NATO — Yes to Peace"-rally in Washington DC on July 7th 2024. | As NATO marks its 75th anniversary on the eve of its Washington summit, three of its great myths are unravelling. | First myth: That NATO is a defensive alliance abiding by international law. | In reality, over the last quarter century, NATO has waged unprovoked, illegal wars of aggression against Yugoslavia and Libya; and the United States, the leader of the alliance, invaded and occupied Iraq, in a catastrophic adventure [mdas…

tn.ai (2024-07-11). KRG Eager to Boost Iran Ties during Pezeshkian's Tenure. tn.ai TEHRAN (Tasnim) — President of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq Nechervan Barzani expressed his autonomous region's readiness to expand friendly relations and cooperation with Iran in all fields as Iranian President-Elect Masoud Pezeshkian is going to take office in coming weeks.

Michael Friedson (2024-07-11). Iraqi Court Orders Death by Hanging for Wife of Late Islamic State Chief Baghdadi. themedialine.org

UMMID (2024-07-11). As Saudi Arabia rings in Islamic New Year 1446, Kaaba adorned with new Kiswah. ummid.com Muharram 2024 Moon Sighting Live Updates: The Supreme Court of Saudi Arabia and the Moon sighting committees in the United Arab Emirate (UAE), Kuwait, Jordan, Oman, Iraq, Qatar, Morocco, Iran and other Muslim states have appealed the local residents to sight the New Moon of the Holy month of Muharram al Haram today i.e. Friday 29th of Dhul Hijjah 1445 AH corresponding to July 05, 2024.

(2024-07-11). Strike injures 2 Iraqi Kurdish reporters in Sinjar. rojnews.news

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2024-07-10: News Headlines

newarab (2024-07-10). Yemen's Houthis open office in Baghdad amid regional tensions. newarab.com The office, located in Baghdad's Al-Jadriya district near the Green Zone and political headquarters, follows…

aljazeera (2024-07-10). Iraq court sentences a widow of ISIL leader al-Baghdadi to death. aljazeera.com The woman was charged with collaborating with ISIL and keeping kidnapped Yazidi women in her home in Mosul.

UMMID (2024-07-10). As Saudi Arabia rings in Islamic New Year 1446, Kaaba adorned with new Kiswah. ummid.com Muharram 2024 Moon Sighting Live Updates: The Supreme Court of Saudi Arabia and the Moon sighting committees in the United Arab Emirate (UAE), Kuwait, Jordan, Oman, Iraq, Qatar, Morocco, Iran and other Muslim states have appealed the local residents to sight the New Moon of the Holy month of Muharram al Haram today i.e. Friday 29th of Dhul Hijjah 1445 AH corresponding to July 05, 2024.

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2024-07-08: News Headlines

newarab (2024-07-08). Turkish army advances 15 km into Kurdistan amid Iraqi silence. newarab.com

Margaret Kimberley, Black Agenda Report. (2024-07-08). Julian Assange Freed By The Prospect Of Justice. popularresistance.org The sudden announcement that Julian Assange would be freed after a plea agreement came as a great and very welcome surprise. Assange and the Wikileaks team were targets of United States persecution and prosecution by three different presidential administrations because they revealed secrets that the state wanted to keep hidden. | Wikileaks revealed war crimes committed during the George W. Bush administration in their Iraq War Logs and Afghanistan War Logs. Private Chelsea Manning leaked the Collateral Murder video, which shows the deaths of civilians, including two Reuters reporters, as they were gunned down by…

presstv.ir (2024-07-08). Mass evacuation in northern Iraq as Turkish forces cross border, mount incursion. presstv.ir Turkish forces move 15 kilometers into the Iraqi Kurdistan region under the pretext of fighting the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) militant group.

UMMID (2024-07-08). As Saudi Arabia rings in Islamic New Year 1446, Kaaba adorned with new Kiswah. ummid.com Muharram 2024 Moon Sighting Live Updates: The Supreme Court of Saudi Arabia and the Moon sighting committees in the United Arab Emirate (UAE), Kuwait, Jordan, Oman, Iraq, Qatar, Morocco, Iran and other Muslim states have appealed the local residents to sight the New Moon of the Holy month of Muharram al Haram today i.e. Friday 29th of Dhul Hijjah 1445 AH corresponding to July 05, 2024.

Human Rights Watch (2024-07-08). Iran: Security Forces Killing Kurdish Border Couriers. hrw.org Click to expand Image | Kulbars carry goods on their backs along the mountains of the Iran-Iraq border, Kurdistan, Iran, April 29, 2017. | © 2017 Abed Jalilpouran/Middle East Images/Middle East Images via Getty Images | Iranian authorities have used excessive and lethal force against predominantly Kurds crossing the border from Iraq with goods for resale.High rates of unemployment and poverty are among the drivers for people to work as border couriers, known as Kulbars, legally or illegally, which is a physically demanding and dangerous work.Iranian authorities should develop sustainable economic opportun…

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