Showing posts with label Iraq. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Iraq. Show all posts

US strike kills pro-Iran forces in Iraq: CENTCOM


Nov 21, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

A US airstrike on pro-Iran targets in Iraq killed several militiamen in retaliation to a missile strike on American personnel that injured eight, the US Central Command (CENTCOM) told on Tuesday. 

Iraq urges Turkey to increase water release from Tigris and Euphrates amid ongoing concerns

Nov 15, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


The Iraqi government called on Turkey to increase the release of water from the Tigris and Euphrates rivers.

Explosive incidents near Mosul and Ain Al-Assad bases in Iraq


Nov 9, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


In recent developments, security sources reported to Reuters that an explosive device targeted a joint patrol involving American forces and the Iraqi Counter-Terrorism Service near Musil.


Pro-Iran militia claims targeting four US bases in Iraq, Syria

The wreckage of a drone on Ain al Asad air Base, in the western Anbar province of Iraq in January 2022-AP

Nov 6, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

A pro-Iran Iraqi militia group on Monday claimed to have targeted four US military bases in Iraq and Syria with drones.

U.S. Forces Defend Against Drones in Iraq

Oct 18, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


In the last 24 hours, the U.S. military defended against three drones near U.S. and Coalition forces in Iraq. 

Erdogan vows to intensify strikes on Kurd fighters in Iraq, Syria

This picture shows the aftermath of a Turkish strike on the Babasi oil facility in the countryside of al-Qahtaniya in Syria's Kurdish-controlled northeastern Hasakeh province on October 6, 2023 (Photo: Delil souleiman/AFP)

Oct 11, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Turkey has been bombing sites in northeast Syria since Thursday, hitting civilian and military targets and infrastructure and causing casualties, according to Kurdish authorities.

Middle East:Putin announces $19 Bn investment in Iraq


Oct 10, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Russian President Vladimir Putin revealed on Tuesday the volume of Russian investments in Iraq, stating that it amounts to $19 billion, with over 50 Russian companies operating in Iraq.

Iraqi leaders issue messages of support for Palestine

Oct 7, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Baghdad, Iraq.

Government officials and political leaders in Iraq on Saturday issued statements of support for the people of Palestine following a deadly Hamas attack on Israel.

Iraq reacts to repeated Turkish bombings


Photo: The Sun

Okt 2, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas

Iraq rejects repeated Turkish air strikes or the presence of Turkish bases in its Kurdistan region and hopes to come to an agreement with Ankara to solve this problem, Iraqi President Abdul-Latif Rashid said in comments aired on Monday.

Turkish MoFA urges Iraq to address PKK presence in Kirkuk amid growing concerns


September 3, 2023. Posted by  Balkan Periscope - Hellas


On Sunday, the Turkish Foreign Minister, Hakan Fidan, addressed concerns about the situation in Kirkuk, Iraq, calling on the Iraqi government to take action regarding the presence of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), an organization deemed adversarial by Ankara.