Babylon Reports

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US President Donald Trump announced on Tuesday that Islamic “number one” successor for the terminated ISIS leader  has been killed by the US forces. Multiple reports previously revealed that Baghdadi appointed in August a former official of the Iraqi Baath regime, identified as Abdullah Qardash, to replace him. Trump did not mention any names but […]

Influential Iraqi cleric Muqtada al-Sadr on Monday called for early elections as university and college students in several provinces joined the protests. Despite warnings issued by the Iraqi government and the Ministry of Education but school students in a number of cities continued for the second day in a row in supporting the protests. In […]

Abo Baker Al Baghdadi is dead, this is what US President Donald Trump yesterday said in the press conference from the white house confirming the death of world number one terrorist leader in an operation by the US special forces in Syria’s Idlib province. ISIS leader “blew himself up” when cornered by US forces who […]

Thousands of Iraqis once again returned to the streets on Friday to protest against the poor public services, corruption, and unemployment. 42 people have been killed during clashes between the security forces and protesters in the cities of Baghdad, Karbala, Missan, Basra, and Diwannia. Iraqi reports said that over 2,300 individuals have so far been […]

US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that all sanctions, imposed on Turkey on October 14, have been lifted now, “unless something happens that we’re not happy with.” Trump noted he had been informed by Turkey that it would halt its offensive against the Kurdish forces in Syria, in efforts to make the ceasefire permanent. […]

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced an agreement on Syria following a six-hour-long meeting on Tuesday in Sochi. Russia and Turkey agreed on an extension of the ceasefire in the region for another 150 hours to evaluate the situation and make decision. Both sides also agreed to renew the […]

Several people were hurling stones and vegetables at the US troops convoy coming to Kurdistan Region from northeastern Syria on Monday in anger to the pullback of the US forces. The US forces crossed into the Iraqi soil was previously approved by the Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul Mahdi after he met with the US […]

The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) confirmed on Sunday that its fighters had pulled out of Syria’s border city of Serekaniye (Ras al-Ain in Arabic) as part of the recent US-Turkish ceasefire deal. SDF spokesperson Kino Gabriel confirmed via his tweet and wrote “Today, we have evacuated the city of Ras Al-Ain from all SDF fighters. […]

Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar warned on Saturday that Ankara is ready to resume its offensive against the Kurdish forces in Syria if the recent ceasefire is not implemented. Earlier on Thursday, after nearly a five-hour meeting between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and a US delegation led by Vice President Mike Pence, Ankara and […]

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu warned on Wednesday that his country would retaliate the US recent sanctions on Ankara for its offensive against the Kurdish forces in northeastern Syria. Cavusoglu made the comments in Parliament on Wednesday, while he also said that all the threats and sanctions by the US are unacceptable. Turkish President Recep […]

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