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Europe Fighting For Its Tolerant Identity As Far Right Marches On – OpEd

Witnessing the tens of thousands of people attending an anti-racism concert in the eastern German city of Chemnitz was heart-warming. It was as much a spontaneous occasion as it was an organized event, in response to a recent wave of violent ultra-right and neo-Nazi demonstrations after a Syrian and an Iraqi were revealed to be suspects in a fatal stabbing incident.

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Sadr pursues a wise strategy to secure the support of all Iraqi political factions

Despite initial suggestions that the victory of Moqtada al-Sadr’s faction in the Iraqi elections would lead to a fragmented political structure, he has so far shown an open approach toward cooperating with other major political camps. In this vein, Sadr and current Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi have announced the formation of a new coalition.

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Some Election Results Tossed; Five Killed in Iraq

The Iraqi Independent High Electoral Commission cancelled the election results of 1,021 polling stations after checking into irregularities reported at them.

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Shiite cleric Sadr leads in Iraq’s initial election results

The political coalition of influential Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr took an early lead in Iraq’s national elections in partial returns announced late Sunday by the Iraqi electoral commission.

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Shiite cleric Sadr leads in Iraq’s initial election results

The political coalition of influential Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr took an early lead in Iraq’s national elections in partial returns announced late Sunday by the Iraqi electoral commission.

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Pro-gov’t coalition vows firm action against Turkey if northern Iraq threatened

Iraq would take a firm action against Turkey if the latter violated international laws and penetrated into northern Iraqi territories to strike Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) fighters, a pro-government coalition was quoted as saying Wednesday.

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Militants Kill Shepherd and Steal Flock; 18 Killed in Iraq

Peshmerga reopened a highway that links Erbil with Kirkuk. However, the Iraqi government maintains checkpoints on the part of the road that is in territory currently held by Iraq.

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۱۶ Turkish women sentenced to death in Iraq

Sixteen Turkish women were found guilty of terrorism and sentenced to death by an Iraqi court on Sunday.

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Iraqi Official Says Islamic State Leader Baghdadi Still Alive But In Ill Health

An Iraqi official said Islamic State group leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi remains alive and is being treated at a hospital in Syria after being wounded in battle.

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Iraq plans military operation to secure oil route to Iran

Iraqi forces are preparing an operation to consolidate control of an area near the Iran border to be used for the transit of Iraqi oil, two officials said on Monday, highlighting concern about mountainous terrain where two armed groups are active.

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Iraq votes to lift sanctions on Kurdistan region banks

The Iraqi parliament today voted to lift sanctions imposed on banks in the Kurdistan region over an independence referendum, Reuters reported, quoting two main Iraqi TV channels.

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Iraq Employs Drones To Monitor Oil Pipelines

The Iraqi government announced plans to use drones to monitor and protect its export and production pipelines in the first quarter of next year. Reuters reported on Monday that Oil Minister Jabbar al-Luiebi is looking for professional security companies that can supply Iraq with drones.

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Iraq and Iran sign Kirkuk oil deal

Iraqi Oil Minister Jabar al-Luaibi said on Saturday that Iraq and Iran have agreed to swap up to 60,000 barrels per day of raw produced oil from the northern Iraqi Kirkuk oilfield.

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War between Iran and Saudi Arabia could radically transform the world’s oil markets

Middle East conflicts tend to send oil prices in one direction: up. In recent weeks and months, we’ve seen a return of Middle East geopolitical tension, such as the Kurdish independence referendum and subsequent seizure of Kirkuk oil fields by the Iraqi government.

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Iraqi army helicopter crash kills seven, military says

An Iraqi army helicopter crashed during a routine flight on Sunday, killing all seven people on board, a military statement and Iraqi air force officers said.

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Iraqi army helicopter crash kills seven, military says

An Iraqi army helicopter crashed during a routine flight on Sunday, killing all seven people on board, a military statement and Iraqi air force officers said.

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