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Issued at a Press Conference held at its headquarters in Baghdad on 29th January 2020

Almost four months have passed since the eruption of the courageous popular October Uprising, and its basic demands remain unfulfilled. Procrastination and playing for time, along with premeditated killing and other repressive practices, is the policy pursued by the forces in power in order to end the broad peaceful popular movement rather than complying with its legitimate demands.

However, the recent developments have demonstrated that these hopes to end the protest movement are doomed to failure. The brave participants of the Uprising are becoming more coherent, determined and bold, despite the increasing numbers of martyrs and victims who fall in...

The Political Bureau of the Iraqi Communist Party issued the following statement on 25th January 2020:

The past few days have again witnessed the escalation of bloody repression by the security forces against the demonstrators in Baghdad and other provinces, which led to the death of more demonstrators and dozens injured.

In addition to repeatedly using live bullets, yesterday the security...

comunistaThe undersigned Communist and Workers’ Parties, denounce the latest criminal military attack of the US, under Trump’s command, against the territory of a foreign country, specifically the international airport of Iraq, which resulted in scores of dead and wounded, among them officials of Iraq and an Iranian General. This constituted a flagrant violation of international law and the sovereignty of...

The Political Bureau of the Iraqi Communist Party issued the following statement on 8th January 2019:

Once again, the sovereignty of our country is subjected to a new violation and our Iraqi citizens are being terrified, as Iran launched a missile attack early this morning on bases in Ain Al-Assad in Anbar and Harir in Erbil.

This Iranian bombing operation, as well as the events that preceded...

US President Donald Trump’s reckless order to assassinate Qasem Soleimani, leader of Iran’s notorious Revolutionary Guard, poses an imminent threat to world peace. In its response, the Iranian regime has announced that it will reverse crucial parts of the Iran nuclear agreement and retaliate against the USA.

Reaction inside Iran has strengthened the regime’s grip on the country despite the...

In response to the US assassination of General Suleimani and nine others last week in Baghdad, the Iraqi parliament approved a resolution calling for the immediate withdrawal of US soldiers and all foreign troops stationed in the country and further to initiate the withdrawal of all foreign troops in the country that are part of the US-led alliance to fight the ISIS terrorist militia.

In a...

The Political Bureau of the Iraqi Communist Party has issued the following statement today, 3rd January 2020:

Earlier this morning, American forces carried out an assassination operation in which a number of official and leading Iraqi figures in the Popular Mobilization Units, who had a role in confronting terrorist ISIS and achieving victory over it, were killed.

We express our condemnation of...

The World Peace Council denounces in the strongest way the recent criminal attack of the US against a sovereign country-Iraq during which the Commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards' Quds, was assassinated along with high rank officers of the army of Iraq.

This unprovoked and reckless action constitutes a new and extremely dangerous escalation for the Middle East, where the USA maintain...

Moscow noted with grave concern the exchange of strikes between the military-political group Hezbollah and the US military units deployed in Iraq.

According to reports, on December 27, the air base near Kirkuk used by the US military was hit with missiles, as a result of which a civilian specialist was killed and several servicemen were wounded.

On December 29, the United States conducted...

The Political Bureau of the Iraqi Communist Party issued the following statement on 29 December 2019, condemning the US strikes on Iraq: 

The US military strikes that targeted positions of the Popular Mobilization Units and the resulting large number of casualties is an attack on Iraq’s national sovereignty and a blatant violation of it, which is rejected and condemned.

It also indicates...

The Iraqi poet Ali Najim al-Lami, a member of the Iraqi Communist Party, was assassinated in Baghdad on Tuesday night, 10 December 2019.

He was shot dead in Al-Shaab district as he was returning home from Tahrir Square in central Baghdad where he had been an active participant in the ongoing popular Uprising since it erupted on 1 October 2019.

Al-Lami, a well-known poet, was mourned by the...

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