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Iraqi President Barham Salih has said US President Donald Trump did not ask Iraq's permission US troops stationed there to watch Iran.

Donald Trump did not ask Iraq’s permission to ‘watch Iran’ – president

Iraqi President Barham Salih has said US President Donald Trump did not ask Iraq's permission US troops stationed there to "watch Iran."
Iraqi President Barham Salih has announced that his country has agreed to establish a free-trade zone along its border with Iran, following a meeting with his Iranian counterpart, Hassan Rouhani in Tehran. AFP

Iraq to establish free-trade zone along border with Iran

Iraqi President Barham Salih has announced that his country has agreed to establish a "free-trade zone" along its border with Iran, following a meeting with his Iranian counterpart, Hassan Rouhani in Tehran.
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Adel Abdul Mahdi named Iraqi prime minister

Newly elected Iraqi President Barham Salih has named independent Shia candidate Adel Abdul Mahdi as prime minister-designate, ending months of deadlock after an inconclusive national election in May.

Iraq troops in armed standoff with Kurd forces

Thousands of Iraqi troops were locked in an armed standoff with Kurdish forces in the disputed oil province of Kirkuk on Saturday as Washington scrambled to avert fighting between the key allies in the war against the Islamic State group.

Ex-Iraqi President Jalal Talabani’s body arrives in Kurdistan

The body of former Iraqi President, Jalal Talabani, arrived in the Iraqi Kurdish City of Sulaimaniya on Friday for an official funeral attended by several Iraqi and regional officials.

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Trump slammed for mocking climate change campaigner Thunberg

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