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ISIS's scorched-earth terrorism against farmers across Iraq and Syria continues - 500 hectares burned in two areas north of Deir Ezzor.
In Iraq, Peshmerga commander near Makhmur says ISIS is burning agricultural fields of farmers in sight of Iraqi forces without response.
A fourth Frenchman has been sentenced to death for belonging to ISIS
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Over 22,000ha of farmland near Tuz Khumatu has been burnt - reportedly by the Islamic State - in the past week. Five firefighters have been killed by IEDs while fighting this blaze. These images show the spread of the fire between May 22nd and May 24th.
Iraq has sentenced three French nationals to death over IS involvement
Iranian Foreign Minister: We call on the Europeans to activate the mechanism of trade with Iran and to do more to maintain the nuclear agreement
Foreign Minister of Iraq: Economic blockade on Iran is not helpful
Iraq's foreign minister: We will act as an intermediary between Iran and America
Zarif says Iran has not violated the nuclear agreement
Iraqi TV: Zarif says Tehran has a desire for balanced relations with all Gulf states
Iraq supports Iran against latest US measures - Iraqi FM
Iran could block Strait of Hormuz if US deploys troops: Iraq oil minister
In March 2019 US military aircraft dropped 900 bombs, missiles and other munitions on ISIS targets in Iraq and Syria. The US-backed SDF announced that the ISIS "territorial caliphate" was defeated on March 23. US aircraft dropped 673 munitions in Afghanistan during the same period
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Iran is building new crossing on Syria-Iraq border for smuggling weapons and oil: satellite images
Iraqi Foreign Minister: President Trump's visit to Iraq in December of last year was not unannounced. PM Abdel-Mahdi did not go to meet the US President at Ein al-Asad Base because there was only time for a 15 minute meeting.
Chargé d'affaires of the US Embassy in Baghdad: No one claimed responsibility for the launch of the shell near the embassy
Iraqi Military Intelligence announces that 10th Division has broken up a terrorist cell in Fallujah in Anbar Province. 4 leaders of the cell arrested who were planning terrorist operations for the upcoming days.
Iraq Army 20th Division, 60th Brigade started a new operation from direction of Tel Ibta today.
: "It was a very specific andcredible threat briefing that we heard today from Iran. In fact they've carried out and launched several attacks through their proxies including a rocket attack near our embassy in Baghdad, ships in Persian Gulf and drone attacks in Saudi Arabia"
In Iraq, new fires in grain fields in southwest Kirkuk Province in Riyadh subdistrict. There have been recent fires in grain fields in Ninawa, Diyala, Salah ad-Din, Kirkuk and Najaf Provinces.
Iraqi Prime minister: it is necessary to work with the Kurdistan region of Iraq and Turkey to provide alternatives for the export of oil
Iraq has alternatives in terms of Strait Hormuz closure - Iraqi PM
Iraqi Prime Minister: Baghdad sends delegations to Tehran and Washington to calm tensions
Iraqi Counter-terrorism service denies it made a statement about which group is responsible for missile attack on US Embassy. No statement was made and this is false news. (Kata'ib Hezbollah was reported as responsible but not true).
Iraqi Minister of Agriculture: The area of agricultural land affected by fires - 1185 dunums
Chairman of the Security Committee of the Iranian parliament: targeting the US embassy in Baghdad is the Saudi policy to drag the region to chaos
Six militants wearing explosive belts were killed in a joint operation of the Iraqi counterterrorism agency and the International Coalition in the Anbar Desert.
Lindsey Graham:Just received a briefing from National Security Advisor Bolton about escalating tensions with Iran. It is clear that over the last several weeks Iran has attacked pipelines and ships of other nations and created threat streams against American interests in Iraq.
4 civilians killed and 3 injured south of Tal Afar after they triggered 3 IEDs during the harvest of local crops
US takes what happened in Baghdad very seriously- State Dep. official