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Iraq is turning off the taps.

Iraq is leading the way in OPEC’s efforts to slash oil supply to Asia amid the global glut

Iraq's state-owned oil company told at least three of its Asian customers they would not be given the full contractual volumes agreed upon for June.

Trump vetoes resolution limiting his ability to wage war against Iran as tensions remain high

The bipartisan measure was largely a response to a drone strike Trump ordered in January that killed Iran's top general, which sparked fears of war.
US soldiers inspect the site where an Iranian missile hit at Ain al-Asad air base in Anbar province, Iraq, January 13, 2020.

US military awards Purple Hearts to troops wounded in Iranian ballistic-missile attack

The first six Purple Hearts have been awarded, with a total of 29 expected to be presented to wounded service members by the end of the week.
A worker walks at the Nahr Bin Umar field, north of Basra, southeast of Baghdad, November 16, 2014.

Iraq reportedly plans to join the global oil war with prices already near 18-year lows

The country aims to boost output by 200,000 barrels per day and join Saudi Arabia and Russia in the market-share struggle, Bloomberg reported.
Flanked by Secretary of Defense Mark Esper (L) and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Army Gen. Mark Milley, President Donald Trump meets with senior military leaders at the White House in Washington, D.C., October 7, 2019.

The US military just fired back at Iranian-linked militias in Iraq, one day after a rocket attack killed a British Army medic and two Americans

"All options are on the table as we work with our partners to bring the perpetrators to justice and maintain deterrence," the Defense Secretary said.
US Army paratroopers with the 82nd Airborne Division practice tactical movement during a base defense exercise at Camp Taji, Iraq, Jan. 19, 2020.

A rocket attack on a coalition base in Iraq killed 2 US troops and injured a dozen other people

Camp Taji was struck by a barrage of Katyusha rockets late Wednesday, with reports that 2 US troops were killed and a dozen others injured.
In Iraq, workers are spraying the Great Mosque of Kufa with disinfectant to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

The Middle East is coping with the coronavirus by disinfecting mosques and canceling Muslim prayers

Mosques across the Middle East are being disinfected to help combat the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Syrian refugee Znara Ahmed is one of many entrepreneurs trying to build businesses in war-torn Iraq.

This incubator is helping entrepreneurs in war-torn Iraq launch startups like vegan meal services and art classes

Global investors are paying attention to businesses in Iraq, but the country is still in a rocky position.
Islamic State fighter (ISIS; ISIL) waving a flag while standing on captured government fighter jet in Raqqa, Syria, 2015.

ISIS is bigger now than when it first formed, and Trump’s conflict with Iran could give it a boost

Trump's conflict with Iran has taken attention away from ISIS while the terror organization shows strong signs of resilience.
Soldiers and Marines at a ceremony at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan

Terrible headaches every morning: A veteran describes the pain of the kind of combat-related brain injury Trump has repeatedly dismissed

It's been 10 years, and a former US soldier is still struggling with the troubling effects of the mild traumatic brain injury he suffered in Afghanistan.