Will America Launch a War on Iraq?

Elijah J. Magnier The US administration views Iraq as an arena for confrontation with Iran, with the aim of subjugating the country to its hegemony and dominance. The US imposes harsh sanctions on Iran and is trying to close the Iraqi market to prevent Tehran from smuggling its oil through Mesopotamia, and to obstruct the…

The Resistance Strikes the US Which Seeks a Truce in Iraq

Elijah J. Magnier New anonymous organisations in Iraq have threatened to strike US forces if they refuse to withdraw from Iraq. One of these newly emerged organisations released its first video of an attack against a US military convoy transporting vehicles on the road between the Kurdish province of Erbil and the northern Salahuddin province,…

Iraq’s Hezb Allah: Instead of Leaving, The US is Plotting a Civil War in Iraq

Iraq Hezb Allah Brigades (Kata’ib Hezb Allah) revealed that they have ‘information about dubious US movements to achieve suspicious goals, with the participation of an Iraqi security apparatus’. The Brigades added that the plot includes ‘airdrops on military, security and PMU positions with ground support and air support’ which will lead to ‘dangerous repercussions, and…

Iraqi Politics in a Storm, Heading Towards Instability and Chaos

Elijah J. MagnierFollowing Iraqi president Barham Saleh’s nomination of Adnan al-Zarfi (Zurufi or Zurfi) as the new Prime Minister, Iraq has entered a critical stage.  The Shia block is divided. The 30 days given to al-Zarfi to nominate his cabinet will lead either to a quorum of the parliament recognising his new cabinet and in consequences…

Adnan al-Zurfi , Considered Close to US, is Iraq’s PM-Designate

Peoples Dispatch President Barham Salih declared Adnan al-Zurfi as Iraq’s new prime minister designate on Tuesday. (Photo: Reuters) Over two weeks after the resignation of Mohammad Tawfiq Alawi on March 2, the president of Iraq, Barham Salih, declared Adnan al-Zurfi as the country’s new prime minister designate on March 17, Tuesday. Alawi had failed to…

12 Ways the U.S. Invasion of Iraq Lives On In Infamy

Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J S Davies While the world is consumed with the terrifying coronavirus pandemic, on March 19 the Trump administration will be marking the 17th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq by ramping up the conflict there. After an Iran-aligned militia allegedly struck a U.S. base near Baghdad on March 11,…

Iraqis Condemn US Aggression, Warn to Expel American Army by Force

TERHAN (FNA)- Different Iraqi groups and figures deplored the recent US attacks against the security forces in Babel and Karbala provinces, warning that they will expel the American soldiers by force if faced by the government’s procrastination. Al-Nahj al-Watani fraction in the parliament condemned violation of Iraq’s sovereignty and attacks against the security forces by…

Why Iraqis Despise the U.S. Troops Who Occupy Their Country

Eric Zuesse American ‘news’-media present a very distorted view of America’s international relations. For example, consider this: Retired Marine’s message about travel ban goes viral 2,306,988 views•Feb 10, 2017 Fox News, Hannity Marine in Iraq [Steve Gern, Marine Staff Sergeant (Ret.)]: “We discussed the executive order [banning Iraqis from coming to U.S.], and their displeasure…

Hashd Al-Shaabi Condemns US-Led Coalition for Airstrikes in Eastern Syria

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iraq’s Hashd al-Shaabi (volunteer forces) condemned the US-led coalition fighter jets for airstrikes on resistance forces’ positions in Eastern Syria on Wednesday night. The sources told the Arabic-language service of Russia Today channel that the positions of Kata’eb Hezbollah, al-Nujaba, Seyed al-Shohada and Heidarioun resistance groups in Southeastern Albu Kamal near the borders…