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Pentagon denies US troop withdrawal from Iraq

The US Defense Secretary Mark Esper says the country has no plans to pull its troops out of Iraq. This contradicts a letter believed to have been written by a US general, suggesting American forces are preparing to withdraw. The letter has caused confusion as Washington and Tehran trade threats following the assassination of Qasem Soleimani. Adesewa Josh has more. #Iraq #US #Pentagon

This is how US media weighed in on Iran’s retaliatory strikes

This is how US media weighed in on Iran’s retaliatory strikes

Here are the military bases Iran attacked in Iraq in retaliation for Soleimani killing

Here are the military bases Iran attacked in Iraq in retaliation for Soleimani killing

Mourners attend the funeral of Qasem Soleimani

Mourners attend the funeral of Qasem Soleimani

US deploys 750 troops to Iraq over embassy protest

US deploys 750 troops to Iraq over embassy protest

Pakistan Receives Turkish Built Naval Vessel In a Sign of Growing Defence Ties

Pakistan Receives Turkish Built Naval Vessel In a Sign of Growing Defence Ties

Türkiye Exempted From UN Arms Embargo on Somalia as Mogadishu Increases Its Fight Against Al Shabab

Türkiye Exempted From UN Arms Embargo on Somalia as Mogadishu Increases Its Fight Against Al Shabab

Pakistan Receives Turkish Built Naval Vessel In a Sign of Growing Defence Ties

Pakistan Receives Turkish Built Naval Vessel In a Sign of Growing Defence Ties

Several Countries Say They Have Broken Up Iranian Spy Rings and Hit Squads

Several Countries Say They Have Broken Up Iranian Spy Rings and Hit Squads

Russia Asks Türkiye to Hold Back On a Syrian Ground Offensive But Ankara Says Otherwise

Russia Asks Türkiye to Hold Back On a Syrian Ground Offensive But Ankara Says Otherwise

Qatar Shows Off Its Soft Power, Regional Influence As It Hosts FIFA World Cup

Qatar Shows Off Its Soft Power, Regional Influence As It Hosts FIFA World Cup

Türkiye Launches Dozens of Air Strikes Against PKK/YPG in Iraq and Syria

Türkiye Launches Dozens of Air Strikes Against PKK/YPG in Iraq and Syria

Did China and India Distance Themselves From Russia At the G20 Summit in Bali?

Did China and India Distance Themselves From Russia At the G20 Summit in Bali?

Sweden Fulfils Turkish Demands By Amending Constitution to Change Anti-Terror Laws

Sweden Fulfils Turkish Demands By Amending Constitution to Change Anti-Terror Laws

Armenia, Iran Agree to Double Gas Trade Amid Tensions with Azerbaijan

Armenia, Iran Agree to Double Gas Trade Amid Tensions with Azerbaijan

How Deep Are Turkish-Spanish Defence Ties?

How Deep Are Turkish-Spanish Defence Ties?

Macron Accuses Other Countries of Being ‘Ten Times Worse’ in Africa Than France

Macron Accuses Other Countries of Being ‘Ten Times Worse’ in Africa Than France

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