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Coronavirus cases surge in US, but slow in China, South Korea

World Health Organization reported largest single-day increase in coronavirus cases, at more than 183,000 new cases in the latest 24 hours

22 Jun 2020 1:27 PM

Anti-govt demonstrators torch Iran consulate amid deadly protests

Iraq's capital have been gripped by the largest grassroots protests since the US-led invasion that toppled Saddam Hussein in 2003.

28 Nov 2019 3:19 PM

Iraq women deal with revenge porn, leaked selfies as 'sextortion' spreads

The young Iraqi woman received a wave of similar messages after hackers infiltrated her FB, Snapchat and Insta and stole explicit images.

20 Nov 2019 10:24 AM

US urges early Iraq elections, halt to violence against protesters

The committee said snipers were active near protest sites and hunting rifles were used against demonstrators as well.

11 Nov 2019 1:17 PM

Iraq protesters pour into streets for biggest protest day since Saddam

In Baghdad, protesters had set up checkpoints in the streets leading into and surrounding Tahrir Square, redirecting traffic.

02 Nov 2019 4:43 PM

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ISIS leader Baghdadi’s aide was key to his capture: Iraqi intel officers

The Nusra Front and Islamic State were rivals who fought bloody battles against each other in the Syrian war.

28 Oct 2019 10:53 AM

Iraq: 12 civilians killed in minibus explosion outside Karbala

This was one of the biggest attacks targeting civilians since the extremist Islamic State group was declared defeated inside Iraq in 2017.

21 Sep 2019 11:28 AM

Iraq’s stability on the line as US, Iran tensions soar

Nowhere is that being felt more than in Iraq, where Shia forces linked to Iran pose a growing challenge to government authority.

20 Sep 2019 7:12 PM

'Israel bombed Iraq's weapons depot,' says report

There have been series of blasts in Iraq over the past month at training camps and arms depots used by Hashed al-Shaabi paramilitary forces.

23 Aug 2019 1:50 PM

Iraq sets up 'loophole' in US sanctions to buy Iranian power

Iraq has an outstanding bill of around 2 billion for previous gas and electricity purchases, according to Iranian Oil Minister.

02 Jul 2019 1:11 PM

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Iraq seeks to reclaim influential role, status in Arab world

After decades of conflict, Iraq is seeking to reclaim a leadership role and status in the Arab world with a centrist policy.

15 Apr 2019 1:48 PM

19 kids among 94 dead as Iraq ferry sinks in Tigris River

Prime Minister Adel Abdel Mahdi decreed three days of national mourning as he visited the site of the tragedy.

22 Mar 2019 11:41 AM

Iraq replaces Saudi as top oil supplier to India in August: report

Overall India’s monthly oil imports in August rose 3.1 per cent to about 4.7 million barrels.

11 Sep 2018 9:19 AM

Japan's ambassador Fumio Iwai: Iraq's loving social media celeb departs

Iwai has been in post in Baghdad for less than 3 yrs, but his fan base reaches far beyond heavily fortified walls of diplomatic Green Zone.

19 Jul 2018 7:33 PM

Talk therapy may help soldiers combat insomnia

Studies show that up to 20 per cent of active military personnel have insomnia.

28 Apr 2018 8:05 AM

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Iraqi shrine tablets offer blessings, cures and a living

The tablets, known as “turbah” or soil in Arabic, come in many shapes - round, square, lozenge, half-circle - with various inscriptions.

23 Apr 2018 6:28 PM

Far from war, Basra's cats lap it up in their own hotel

A veterinary student has turned his home into what he calls Iraq’s first cat hotel.

04 Apr 2018 3:54 PM

Severe combat wounds, PTSD tied to high blood pressure

The increased hypertension risk was additive and dependent on the severity of veteran’s injuries.

23 Mar 2018 3:29 PM

Jordan skate park puts smile on faces of refugee children

Jordan hosts refugees from more than 40 countries, including over 650,000 people from Syria, according to the UNHCR.

04 Mar 2018 7:26 PM

Iraqi animal lovers start online adoption page to save Baghdad’s strays

So far creator has managed to find homes for some 25 animals after posting their pictures online on the social media page.

09 Oct 2017 9:39 AM

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