Tag: Iraq
Macedonia 08.01.20 | 22:19

More than a dozen Macedonian nationals at the two attacked US bases in Iraq

Currently there are dozens of Macedonian nationals at the Ain al-Assad and Erbil bases, working for the US company KBR, which provides civilian logistical support to the US Army, Telma reported. None of them were reported to have been injured, though they were upset after the attack by Iran on the two...

Macedonia 08.01.20 | 17:08

Macedonian government condemns Iran’s missile attacks on US military bases in Iraq

The Macedonian government has condemned Iran’s missile attacks on US and coalition military bases in Iraq, coming as Iran’s response to the assassination of General Qasem Soleimani. We believe that such unacceptable actions further heighten tensions and increase the risk of widespread military...

World 07.01.20 | 20:00

V4: Slovakia temporarily relocates its soldiers stationed in Iraq

Slovak soldiers taking part in a NATO mission in Iraq have been temporarily relocated to another country, the press department of the Government Office has informed Slovakia’s state news agency (TASR). With regard to the current situation in Iraq which has led to the suspension of the NATO mission,...

World 03.01.20 | 11:09

US prepares for confrontation with Iran after it killed its top General Soleimani

US President Donald Trump tweeted out an American flag, as news poured in that the US has killed Iranian Revolutionary Guard commander Qasem Soleimani in an air attack in Baghdad. The move put the two countries on the brink of war, as General Soleimani was seen as the second most powerful person in Iran....

World 15.05.19 | 11:14

US orders non-essential personnel from Iraq to leave the country as tensions rise with Iran

Tje State Department ordered all non-essential American diplomatic personnel in Iraq to leave the country immediately. The order comes as the US sent aircraft carriers toward Iran and have escalated rhetoric between the two countries. This, coupled with a visit by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Europe...

World 27.12.18 | 10:55

Trump declares end to US ‘policeman’ role in surprise Iraq visit

President Donald Trump used a lightning visit to Iraq – his first with US troops in a conflict zone since being elected – to defend withdrawing from Syria and to declare an end to America’s role as the global “policeman,” AFP reports. Trump landed at 7.16pm local time at Al-Asad Air Base in...