Iraq Headlines

  • Hezbollah to withdraw forces from Iraq, in wake of Islamic State's defeat

    The Iranian-backed terror group Hezbollah is preparing to pull its cadre of commanders and military advisers from Iraq, with the group's leader saying Monday it had achieved its goal of defeating the Islamic State in the Middle East country. During a televised address from Beirut, Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah said ...

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  • Lebanon's Hezbollah denies sending weapons to Yemen

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah said on Monday his Iran-backed group had not sent any weapons to Yemen and categorically denied that it was behind the firing of a ballistic missile that was launched at Riyadh from territory held by Yemeni Houthi rebels.

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  • U.S. general sets two-year goal for driving back Afghan Taliban

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. general in Afghanistan said on Monday he believes he could help Afghan forces drive back the Taliban enough to control at least 80 percent of the country within two years, compared with about two-thirds today.

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  • Saudi agency says country targeted in cyber spying campaign

    LONDON/RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabian security officials said on Monday that the country had been targeted as part of a wide-ranging cyber espionage campaign observed since February against five Middle East nations as well as several countries outside the region.

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  • Hezbollah denies providing missile fired at Saudi from Yemen

    The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah on Monday categorically denied accusations that his group is sending weapons to Yemen or that it was responsible for a ballistic missile fired by Shiite rebels there and intercepted near the Saudi capital, Riyadh. In a televised speech from Beirut,...

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  • U.S. general sets two-year goal for driving back Afghan Taliban

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. general in Afghanistan said on Monday he believes he could help Afghan forces drive back the Taliban enough to control at least 80 percent of the country within two years, compared with about two-thirds today.

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