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With Baghdad airport attack, rift widens between Iran and Iraqi proxies
Politics

With Baghdad airport attack, rift widens between Iran and Iraqi proxies

Iraq's fight against ISIS cells marches on in the desert
Security

Iraq's fight against ISIS cells marches on in the desert

Syria's accession to China's Belt and Road Initiative signals troubles ahead
Politics

Syria's accession to China's Belt and Road Initiative signals troubles ahead

Jordanian army kills 27 drug smugglers on Syrian border
Security

Jordanian army kills 27 drug smugglers on Syrian border

IRGC building bridge over Euphrates to facilitate arms transfer
Crime & Justice

IRGC building bridge over Euphrates to facilitate arms transfer

Al-Hasakeh prison recaptured from ISIS after days-long standoff
Security

Al-Hasakeh prison recaptured from ISIS after days-long standoff

Lebanese face a cold winter without mazout
Economy

Lebanese face a cold winter without mazout

US forces join fight to end Syria prison standoff with ISIS
Security

US forces join fight to end Syria prison standoff with ISIS

Syria's al-Hasakeh under lockdown to block ISIS escape
Security

Syria's al-Hasakeh under lockdown to block ISIS escape

IRGC drug smuggling threatens stability of Iraq's Kurdish region
Crime & Justice

IRGC drug smuggling threatens stability of Iraq's Kurdish region

China gaining military, economic influence by racking up debtors around the world
Diplomacy

China gaining military, economic influence by racking up debtors around the world

Iraqi border guard takes over security of frontier with Syria
Security

Iraqi border guard takes over security of frontier with Syria

Mandatory Chinese Olympics app has 'devastating' encryption flaw
Science Technology

Mandatory Chinese Olympics app has 'devastating' encryption flaw

In Moscow, Raisi sells off China deal leftovers
Diplomacy

In Moscow, Raisi sells off China deal leftovers

Deir Ezzor activists 'name and shame' IRGC collaborators
Protests

Deir Ezzor activists 'name and shame' IRGC collaborators

China's deal to build 1,000 schools in Iraq sparks worries about long-term consequences
Economy

China's deal to build 1,000 schools in Iraq sparks worries about long-term consequences

Arab coalition strikes Sanaa in retaliation for Houthis' attack on UAE
Security

Arab coalition strikes Sanaa in retaliation for Houthis' attack on UAE

Hizbullah digs in near Syria's Sayyida Zainab shrine
Politics

Hizbullah digs in near Syria's Sayyida Zainab shrine

Glorification of slain Iranian general Soleimani rankles Afghans
Security

Glorification of slain Iranian general Soleimani rankles Afghans

Former Syrian military officer gets life sentence in historic torture trial
Crime & Justice

Former Syrian military officer gets life sentence in historic torture trial

Iran demands maritime security while engaging in piracy, smuggling
Security

Iran demands maritime security while engaging in piracy, smuggling

USAID helps al-Raqa women farmers revive their lands
Economy

USAID helps al-Raqa women farmers revive their lands

Chinese projects in Iraq provoke increasing resentment among locals
Economy

Chinese projects in Iraq provoke increasing resentment among locals

Iran-backed militias, Syrian forces seize private homes in Daraya
Security

Iran-backed militias, Syrian forces seize private homes in Daraya

Iran-aligned gunmen wound anti-Soleimani protesters
Security

Iran-aligned gunmen wound anti-Soleimani protesters

Statue of Qassem Soleimani torched in Iran hours after unveiling
Crime & Justice

Statue of Qassem Soleimani torched in Iran hours after unveiling

Fate of Iraq's forcibly disappeared still a mystery
Security

Fate of Iraq's forcibly disappeared still a mystery

Pro-Iran groups fingered in attacks on coalition bases in Iraq, Syria
Security

Pro-Iran groups fingered in attacks on coalition bases in Iraq, Syria

Global Imams urge Muslims to boycott Beijing Olympics
Religion

Global Imams urge Muslims to boycott Beijing Olympics

Multiple drone attacks against coalition forces in Iraq foiled on Soleimani anniversary
Security

Multiple drone attacks against coalition forces in Iraq foiled on Soleimani anniversary

Iran's push for war, instability abroad deepen domestic discontent
Politics

Iran's push for war, instability abroad deepen domestic discontent