The Iraqi Foreign Ministry has condemned Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s controversial pledge to annex the Jordan Valley in the occupied West Bank if re-elected in the September 17 snap polls, describing it as an aggressive electoral propaganda.
Air defenses of the Iraqi pro-government Popular Mobilization Units have reportedly thwarted an airstrike by an “unidentified” unmanned aerial vehicle on a main military base in the country’s northern-central province of Salahuddin.
A US federal judge has drastically reduced prison terms of three American guards involved in massacring unarmed Iraqi civilians – including women and children -- in Baghdad in 2007 while working for the notorious Blackwater security firm, praising the killers as “fine young men.”
Iraqi army soldiers, backed by fighters from pro-government Popular Mobilization Units, have launched a major operation to hunt down the remnants of the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group in an area of the country’s western province of Anbar.
An Iraqi parliamentarian says the Baghdad government is preparing a complaint to the United Nations after investigations revealed that the Israeli regime is “certainly” behind several attacks on the bases of pro-government Popular Mobilization Units, better known by the Arabic word Hashd al-Sha’abi.
A high-ranking Iraqi official says Baghdad will take all available diplomatic and legal actions to prevent the violation of Iraq’s sovereignty and territorial integrity in the wake of recent airstrikes in the country against the positions of pro-government Popular Mobilization Units (PMU).