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Video – Millions: Iraqi people hold EPIC anti-US rally in Baghdad

TEHRAN, Jan. 24 (MNA) – Millions of Iraqi people convened in the capital city of Baghdad today to deplore the US military presence in the country. According to Iraq’s local media, people from “all of the Iraqi provinces” have gathered in the ongoing rally to condemn the Americans’ illegal presence in the country, after the […]

IRAQI PARLIAMENT: US Forces Given a Year to Leave Iraq

BAGHDAD/WASHINGTON, D.C. – A senior Iraqi legislator said in a statement that the Iraqi parliament’s approval has kicked off an irreversible process that will see a complete pullout of United States occupation forces from the Arab country by the end of this year (2020). “We will witness the end of the US forces’ presence in […]

U.S. Regime Has Killed 20-30 Million People Since World War II

Let us put this in historical perspective: the commemoration of the War to End All Wars  acknowledges that 15 million lives were lost in the course of World War I (1914-18). The loss of life in the second World War (1939-1945) was on a much large scale, when compared to World War I: 60 million lives both military and […]

SAVIN: Iraq – A Multipolar Restart

By Leonid Savin for Oriental Review, republished by FRN with permission * When the US began its military adventure in Iraq in 2003, many Western scholars noted that Washington’s unilateral aggression was leading to a rethinking of international processes, as well as the legitimisation and institutionalisation of multipolar thinking. There were various analyses of these […]

Iraq set to buy Russian S-400 air defense system and assert its sovereignty

Steven Sahiounie, political commentator Iran attacked US forces stationed at two bases in Iraq with 15 missiles on January 8th, but it does not appear missile defense systems were used to counter them. Eric Gomez, a missile defense policy analyst at the Cato Institute, said the next day, “And from the reporting I’ve seen about last […]

On Taking Responsibility For Downing A Passenger Jet

Despite what some are suggesting, there is little direct equivalency between the inadvertent Iranian shoot-down of Ukrainian International Airlines Flight 752 earlier this week, and the American shoot-down of Iranian Air Flight 655 in 1983. For that to be true, the Iranians would have to not only have obstinately refused to apologize for their actions, but […]