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Iraq

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

Two Iraqi protesters shot dead as unrest intensifies

At least 47 other people were wounded in clashes with security forces.

24 Nov 2019 1:54 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

Iraqi forces kill several protesters in Baghdad, Basra

According to sources, over 35 people were wounded in clashes near the capital city's Shuhada Bridge.

08 Nov 2019 6:49 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

'Number of Syrian refugees crossing into Iraq from Syria has increased': UN

Turkey had launched the offensive on Oct 9 after US announced withdrawal of its troops from northern Syria.

26 Oct 2019 12:42 PM

Iraq protest: Death toll rises to 60, firebrand cleric demands govt's resignation

The latest figures include 18 deaths registered at a single hospital in the capital Baghdad.

05 Oct 2019 11:40 AM

Iraq protest: Death toll from unrest rises to 31 People

Iraq is allied with both countries and hosts thousands of US troops, as well as powerful paramilitary forces allied with Iran.

04 Oct 2019 11:27 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

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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

More than 30 dead in stampede at Iraqi Shiite shrine

It is Iraq’s deadliest mass stampede in recent history.

11 Sep 2019 10:04 AM

6 killed in IS mortar attack on soccer field in Iraq

The area of the attack, southeast of the city of Kirkuk, is controlled by Iran-supported militias known as the Popular Mobilization Forces.

25 Aug 2019 5:49 PM

IS mortar attack on soccer field kills 6 in Iraq

The attack occurred late Saturday in the village of Daquq, in Iraq's northern Kirkuk province, as people were exercising.

25 Aug 2019 5:25 PM

Turkish diplomat killed by unidentified gunman in Iraq

No one has claimed responsibility for the attack.

17 Jul 2019 9:18 PM

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Agony of Yazidi women torn between IS kids, or return home

Dozens of Yazidi women and girls systematically raped, sold and married off to jihadists after being abducted.

14 Jul 2019 5:16 PM

Ancient city of Babylon, now a UNESCO World Heritage

Iraqi President Barham Salih said, the city, now an archaeological ruin, was returned to its 'rightful place' in history.

06 Jul 2019 2:17 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

Iraq court sentences fourth French ISIS member to death, France opposes

In a statement, the French foreign ministry said following the judgment that it respected the sovereignty of the Iraqi authorities.

28 May 2019 8:53 AM

Iraq wants to be peacemaker as Washington-Tehran feud heats up

In recent weeks, tensions between Washington and Tehran soared over America deploying an aircraft carrier, B-52 bombers to the Persian Gulf.

27 May 2019 9:58 AM

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