Iraqi politics in a storm, heading towards instability and chaos – Elijah J. Magnier

By Elijah J. Magnier:  @ejmalrai

Following Iraqi president Barham Saleh’s nomination of Adnan al-Zarfi (Zurufi or Zurfi) as the new Prime Minister, Iraq has entered a critical stage.  The Shia block is divided. The 30 days given to al-Zarfi to nominate his cabinet will lead either to a quorum of the parliament recognising his new cabinet…

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US Attacks PMF Base in Iraq, ‘Unidentified Aircrafts’ Carry Out Strikes in Syria

The reports come following an attack against Iraq’s Taji military base, which hosts US-led coalition troops. According to multiple reports, the attack killed at least two American soldiers and one British national.
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