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A ballistic rocket is test-fired through a precision control guidance system in this undated photo released by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency, May 30, 2017. (Reuters)
“I participated in battles and some shrapnel are still inside my body. But, I find today’s world far more scarier than any other day before. I am a military-man and it is not easy for me to admit that I am scared. Earlier, you knew your enemy and his location. You...
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An Iraqi man crosses a street past security forces during clashes in Sulaimaniyah, in Iraq’s Kurdistan region, on October 10, 2015 (AFP)
On the way from Erbil to Kirkuk, strange feelings haunted me. For the first time in my life, I wish I were a foreign correspondent, who writes with neutrality and sangfroid and looks for a stark title for his article. When he leaves the country, he turns the page and...
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Iraqi security forces. (AFP)
Baghdad – A Baghdad court sentenced on Sunday a former governor of the Salaheddine province to jail, the first such ruling against a high-ranking official since 2003. Ahmed Abdullah al-Jabouri was sentenced to three years in prison on corruption charges. This is the...
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Former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein waves to supporters in Baghdad –
Pro-Doha government are endeavoring to use the anniversary of the Kuwait occupation in favor of the Qatari crisis. They claim that Qatar today is in danger like Kuwait was in the past and that Saudi Arabia and its allies represent Saddam Hussein! Regardless that this...
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Aziz Mohammed. (Asharq Al-Awsat)
London – Followers of Iraqi developments may have forgotten Aziz Mohammed, who was laid to rest in Erbil on Thursday. He was certainly a prominent player on the Iraqi scene in the second half of the 20th century. He headed the Iraqi Communist Party from 1964 to 1993,...