Daily Archives: June 4, 2018

China | China warns US trade deals off if tariffs go ahead

China warned the United States that any agreements reached on trade and business between the two countries will be void if Washington implements tariffs and other trade measures, as the two ended their latest round of talks in Beijing.

Shi’ite-Communist coalition wins most seats in Iraq election

In Iraq’s recent parliamentary elections, the Sairoun (Forward) Alliance, whose main partners are the political forces of Shi’ite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr and the Iraqi Communist Party, won the largest number of seats. In the interview below, Salam Ali, the international secretary of the Iraqi Communist Party, explains how Sairoun came out on top.

USA | US Strikes Killed Nearly 500 Civilians in 2017, Pentagon Says

United States military actions killed 499 civilians in Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan and Yemen last year, the Pentagon said on Friday in a report that was a month overdue.