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Iraqi militias propose ceasefire on the condition that US occupying forces leave the country 

Militias point to the Iraqi parliament’s resolution which called for the expulsion of foreign troops from Iraq, adding that the US troops are “not welcome in the country”

Multinationals and oil companies are imposing their greed on the people of Mozambique

Vijay Prashad explores the role of multinational companies in the deepening social, economic and political crisis in Mozambique

US troops withdraw from Iraq US announces withdrawal of thousands of troops from Iraq

The US administration of Donald Trump has attempted to portray the move as the fulfilment of one of his central electoral promises before the upcoming presidential elections in the US, scheduled in November

SDF-US oil fields deal Syria criticizes US deal with SDF over its oil fields

Syrian oil fields in the north-eastern part of the country have been under the control of the Kurdish-led rebel group, Syrian Democratic Forces, since the defeat of ISIS in 2017

US forces withdraw from three Iraqi bases

We look at the history of the invasion even as US troops withdraw from certain bases.

US troops withdraw from base in Iraq US troops vacate K1 base in Iraq’s Kirkuk province

The K1 base in northern Iraq is the third base vacated by the US and NATO coalition forces this month. The troops will now be deployed at bases in Baghdad and the nearby Ain al-Asad air base

Five years of war in Yemen Saudi-led war on Yemen completes five disastrous years

Intervention by the Saudi-led coalition, which is supported by the US and others, has led to what the United Nations has called the “world’s worst humanitarian crisis of the century” in Yemen

US troops Iraq US to relocate troops in Iraq amid rising opposition

The status of the US and NATO coalition forces in Iraq has changed drastically post the targeted assassination of Popular Mobilisation Forces commander al-Muhandis and Iranian General Qassem Soleimani by the US in January

Million march Iraq Moqtada al-Sadr calls for million-man march against US troops in Iraq

The Iraqi parliament has already passed a resolution asking the government to initiate the process of withdrawal of foreign troops from the country, following the assassination of Qassem Soleimani and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis on January 3

US conducts fresh airstrikes targeting PMF fighters near Baghdad

The airstrikes come just a day after the US killed a top Iranian general, resulting in a massive spike in regional tensions

US airstrikes US conducts airstrikes on Kataib Hezbollah targets in Syria and Iraq

Over 30 militia fighters were killed and 55 others injured in the US strikes which were a response to a rocket attack in which one US civilian contractor was killed

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