Posts Tagged “Iraq”

Iraq: Displaced people extremely vulnerable to COVID-19

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Iraq: Displaced people extremely vulnerable to COVID-19

Iraq: Displaced people extremely vulnerable to COVID-19 Two years since the end of the war with the Islamic State group, more than 1.3 million people in Iraq are still displaced from their homes and are now extremely vulnerable to COVID-19 due to overcrowded and unhygienic living conditions, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins…

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Increasingly Questionable US military presence in the Middle East

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Increasingly Questionable US military presence in the Middle East

Increasingly Questionable US military presence in the Middle East By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz The expanding US military presence in the Mideast reveals a number of central problems. The threats of ISIS lie dormant. The new discoveries of vast fields of natural gas and oil in the Mediterranean Levant basin (and elsewhere) are temptations for state…

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AHRC expresses concern with dramatic developments in Middle East, urges Dialogue and Peace

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AHRC expresses concern with dramatic developments in Middle East, urges Dialogue and Peace

AHRC expresses concern with dramatic developments in Middle East, urges Dialogue and Peace The head of Greater Detroit’s largest Arab American civil rights organization urges restraint and calls for dialogue to avoid war with Iran, Iraq and United States. Imad Hamad, executive director of the American Human Rights Council express deep concern over spiraling events…

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Sanders, Khanna announce new legislation to block funding for War with Iran

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Sanders, Khanna announce new legislation to block funding for War with Iran

Sanders, Khanna announce new legislation to block funding for War with Iran Senator Bernie Sanders co-sponsors legislation to block funding for President Trump’s war with Iran in Iraq while Americans protest across the country against the violence and targeted assassination of Iranian Military Commander Qassem Soleimani. The National Nonviolent PeaceForce denounces Trump’s violence as well as…

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Iraq suspends U.S.-funded broadcaster Al-Hurrah over corruption report

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Iraq suspends U.S.-funded broadcaster Al-Hurrah over corruption report

Iraq suspends U.S.-funded broadcaster Al-Hurrah over corruption report The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on the Iraqi Communications and Media Committee to reverse its three-month suspension of the U.S. government-funded Iraqi broadcaster Al-Hurra. In a statement released yesterday, Iraq’s media regulator, the Communications and Media Committee, suspended the license of Al-Hurra, a regional broadcaster funded by…

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Hundreds of thousands remain missing in Iraq after decades of war, violence

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Hundreds of thousands remain missing in Iraq after decades of war, violence

Hundreds of thousands remain missing in Iraq after decades of war, violence The families of hundreds of thousands of missing Iraqis marked the International Day of the Disappeared on Friday, as the office of Iraq’s Prime Minister pledged to support relatives and investigate cases, according to the International Committee of the Red Cross (August 30,…

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