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Turkish base in Iraq comes under rocket fire - reports

Turkish base in Iraq comes under rocket fire - reports

A Turkish military base in Zlikan, northeast of the Iraqi city of Mosul, has come under rocket fire for the second time in two days, a source in the Iraqi security forces told the Shafaq news agency. "Three rockets fell in the area …

Turkey conducts counter-terrorist operation in Iraq

Turkey conducts counter-terrorist operation in Iraq

According to the Turkish Ministry of Defense, an operation was carried out against Kurdish militants in the north of Iraq on New Year’s Day. It is clarified that in the Qandil region, an airstrike was inflicted on the deployment …

Will Iran buy Russian Su-35 fighter jets?

Will Iran buy Russian Su-35 fighter jets?

ran and Russia will reportedly sign a 20-year $10 billion defense agreement in January 2022. Under that agreement, Moscow will supply Tehran with 24 Su-35SEs, two advanced S-400 air defense missile systems and a military satellite

Key Middle East takeaways from US military budget

Key Middle East takeaways from US military budget

Earlier this week, US President Joe Biden signed into law the annual defence budget, giving the administration a whopping $778bn to work with next year for its national security and defence needs

Turkey 'neutralizes' 6 terrorists in Iraq and Syria

Turkey 'neutralizes' 6 terrorists in Iraq and Syria

Turkish security forces "neutralized" six YPG/PKK terrorists in northern areas of Iraq and Syria, an authority said on Monday. Turkey's National Defense Ministry said in a statement that two terrorists were neutralized in …

Fighter Jets Versus Drones Over The Middle East

Fighter Jets Versus Drones Over The Middle East

A Royal Air Force Eurofighter Typhoon shot down a small drone over the U.S. Al-Tanf base in southern Syria this month. The RAF fighter used an Asraam (Advanced Short Range Air to Air Missile) to destroy the small incoming drone, …

West withdrawing troops from Iraq

West withdrawing troops from Iraq

The U.S-led international coalition has ended its combat mission in Iraq and withdrawn from the country, Iraq's national security adviser Qasim al-Araji said on Thursday. "Today, we have completed the last round of dialogue …

Explosion hits southern Iraqi city, casualties reported

Explosion hits southern Iraqi city, casualties reported

At least four people were killed and 20 wounded in an explosion in Iraq's southern city of Basra, police and hospital sources told Reuters on Tuesday. Police are still investigating the cause of the blast, which took place in the …

More export flights organised from Minsk to Iraq

More export flights organised from Minsk to Iraq

  Iraqi Airways has doubled the number of export flights for Iraqi migrants in Belarus. "Two more outbound flights to Iraq will be operated on November 28 and 29 by Iraqi Airways. On November 28, the plane will …

"Evil business" turns the English Channel into a cemetery

"Evil business" turns the English Channel into a cemetery

British and French leaders have ramped up a war of words over dangerous crossings of the English Channel after at least 27 people died making the sea journey Wednesday, bringing to a head simmering tensions in the migration …

Iraq eyes ending gas flaring by 2027

Iraq eyes ending gas flaring by 2027

Iraq expects to end gas flaring at its oil fields by 2027, as OPEC's second biggest producer seeks help from international oil companies to help capture associated gas production, an oil ministry official said. "I am optimistic …

Turkish Armed Forces eliminate four terrorists in northern Iraq

Turkish Armed Forces eliminate four terrorists in northern Iraq

The Turkish armed forces have eliminated four militants of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) in the Metin area in northern Iraq. This is stated in the message of the Turkish Ministry of National Defense. The operation was carried …

Unidentified persons attacked the Prime Minister of Iraq

Unidentified persons attacked the Prime Minister of Iraq

The attempt on the life of Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kazimi was committed tonight, the country's security forces told about it. The politician's residence, which is located in the well-fortified "green zone" of …

Turnout in Iraq's election reached 43% -electoral commission

Turnout in Iraq's election reached 43% -electoral commission

Turnout in Iraq's parliamentary election earlier this month reached 43%, the electoral commission said late on Saturday, a small increase from preliminary results but lower than that in the last election in 2018, Reuters reports. …