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Shida al-Amin
The city of Kirkuk, and the governorate in general, is set to become the arena of a new political confrontation. The nature of this confrontation...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
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Shaida al-Amin
Oil is one of the primary issues in Iraq today, and a main factor in driving its political process. From the southern provinces all the way to the...
Friday, February 6, 2015
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Iraqi Kurdistan plans to strengthen its relationship with Iran, the prime minister of the semi-autonomous region said on Wednesday in an...
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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Moataz al-Mashhadani
Who rules Iraq? This is not a question about the identity of the prime minister in Baghdad, but rather about the internal mechanisms of governance...
Thursday, December 4, 2014
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Updated at 1:07 pm (GMT +2): Iraq's government reached a formal agreement with Kurdish regional authorities after three days of talks in Baghdad...
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
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Lebanese investment in Dubai is not new. Since "the rise of the emirate" years ago, the Lebanese private sector has had a marked presence in several...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
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Hundreds of thousands of children in Iraq's northern Kurdish region are facing an "education emergency" after being forced from their homes, UNICEF...
Thursday, September 4, 2014
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Al-Akhbar conducted an exclusive six-hour-long interview with Hezbollah Secretary General, Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah. In a multi-part series published...
Friday, August 15, 2014
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The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria has captured two northern Iraqi towns, Zumar and Sinjar, and a nearby oil field after a battle with Kurdish...
Sunday, August 3, 2014
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