U.S. forces should stay in Iraq, Nechirvan Barzani says

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DAVOS, Switzerland,— Nechirvan Barzani, the president of Iraq’s autonomous region of Kurdistan, reaffirmed his government’s support for keeping US and coalition troops in Iraq in order to combat Islamic State (ISIS) during a panel at the World Economic Forum at Davos. Barzani said that the recent non-binding Iraqi parliament resolution to expel foreign forces from […]

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Thousands of Shiite cleric Sadr’s supporters rally against U.S. military presence in Iraq

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BAGHDAD,— Thousands of Iraqis rallied at two central Baghdad intersections on Friday after a prominent Shiite cleric called for a “million strong” protest against the American military presence, following the U.S. killing of an Iranian general and an Iraqi militia chief. The march called by Moqtada al-Sadr aims to pressure Washington to pull out its […]

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Unaoil paid $6 million in bribes for Iraqi oil contracts, London court hears

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LONDON,— Monaco-based oil and gas consultancy Unaoil paid $6 million in bribes to secure Iraqi oil contracts after the fall of Saddam Hussein, a London court heard on Thursday. In the trial, which has just begun, two former Unaoil managers and an ex-sales chief of Dutch-based energy services company SBM are accused of conspiring to […]

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