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Saudi Arabia and the United States provide “IS” with Bulgarian weapons

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In its official statements, the Bulgarian government referred to the countries that bought arms from them, which were exported by countries such as Iraq, Saudi Arabia, the United States, Egypt, Russia, Afghanistan, Croatia and India reported in the Russian newspaper Komsomolskaya Pravda. Keep Reading

Rohingya is drowning in blood, fire, massacre

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According to reports and direct witnesses, an all-out genocide is taking place in Myanmar. The country’s army assaulted the state after Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) attacked Burmese police forces in protest against the long-time blockade and incessant massacre of Rohingya. The Tatmadaw, Myanmar’s military forces, attacked the state apparently in retaliation. Keep Reading

Boris Johnson slammed Trump’s prescription for North Korea

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Boris Johnson further said that other less provocative alternatives must be taken into consideration about North Korea. While saying that the North break out a “new order of threat” by testing its latest Hydrogen-bomb, the UK secretary of state explained that the American version of solution for the issue may provoke Kim Jong-un to “vaporize” the South Korean capital Seoul. Keep Reading

More than 3800 civilians have been killed to date in US-led coalition strikes in Syria and Iraq

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According to reports at least 3,800 civilians have been killed to date in US-led coalition bombing against ISIS across its territory in Syria and Iraq.

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Suicide bomber targets the Iraqi city of Musayyib: more than 25 killed and 30 injured

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At least 25 people have been killed and 30 injured in a suicide explosion claimed by ISIS in the Iraqi city of al Musayyib, local media reports.

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More than 30 killed in Baghdad attack as blast hits ice-cream shop in Ramadan

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More than 30 people have been killed and wounded dozens more in twin Baghdad bombings in streets packed with crowds preparing for the Ramadan fast.

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OPEC deal backfires: Saudis lose market share to Iran, Iraq

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Since the start of OPEC’s production cuts, oil market analysts and experts have been focusing on how US shale would respond to the relatively higher and stable oil prices, possibly eating up some of the cartel’s global market share while the cuts last.

The market share war is also going on a micro level within OPEC itself – a diverse group of producers, with each pushing and pursuing their own agenda in every meeting and collective decision. This time around it is no different.
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Planning to secure key border road between Iraq and Jordan

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Iraq is trying to revive the Trebil border crossing between Iraq and Jordan, which was closed in 2014 after the Islamic State (DAESH) took control of Anbar province. But the highway from Baghdad toward the crossing is not safe and has been the stage of terrorist attacks for a while, most recently the IS attack on an Iraqi security forces’ convoy April 22 in the Al-Sakkar area east of Rutba on the highway near the Jordanian border. As a result, 10 security officers were killed and 20 others were injured. Following the incident, soldiers of the Eighth Brigade deployed in Rutba appealed to Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi for equipment and weapons to secure the international highway between Ramadi and Rutba to avoid surprise attacks by IS sleeper cells.

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Iraqi commander says Mosul to be liberated in May

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According to state-run newspaper al-Sabah, the Iraqi army expects to force the Islamic State out of Mosul within three weeks, despite heavy resistance from militants in the densely populated Old City district.

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Al-Hashd al-Shaabi calls on Erdogan to stop meddling in Iraq

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Iraqi group Popular Mobilization Units has delivered a counterblast to the Turkish president who had called the volunteer force fighting Daesh a “terrorist organization” and part of Iran’s regional policy.

The group, known as Al-Hashd al-Shaabi by its Arabic name, has joined forces with the Iraqi government against Daesh terrorists.

Last November, the Iraqi Parliament approved a law, giving legal status to the fighters and recognizing them as part of the national armed forces.

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