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Over 5,000 US troops have been deployed in Iraq to support Iraqi forces in battles against the IS, mainly for training and advisory purposes
No group has so far claimed responsibility for the rocket attack on the Iraqi capital airport
Iraqi force affiliated with the intelligence service surrounded an IS hideout housing five suicide bombers in a village located in the southwest of Baghda
“I think they’ll agree to pay. Otherwise we’ll stay there,” says Trump
However, protesters started to withdraw from the embassy after calls from the PMF asking them to leave the area and away from the embassy out of respect for the Iraqi government’s orders.
Friday’s protests were the largest since the former regime was toppled in 2003
Ministers to follow-up on the implementation of the previous March tripartite summit held in Cairo
Attack killed 7, injured more than 20 others
At least eight people were killed, 15 others wounded in suicide bombing in eastern Baghdad on Thursday
A double suicide bombing has killed some 30 people in central Baghdad where day labourers usually gather to seek work. Iraq is readying for elections in May amid voter alarm over security. Two suicide bombers detonated explosive vests at Baghdad’s busy Tayran Square at rush hour on Monday, killing at least 31 people and wounding …
Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry congratulated Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi in Baghdad on Wednesday, for freeing the historic city of Mosul from the Islamic State (IS), expressing Egypt’s readiness for supporting Iraq to restore stability and security, according to a statement. Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson Ahmed Abou Zaid said that the …
A series of terrorist attacks hit Iraq over the past few weeks, and most of them were claimed by IS
The terror organization ‘Islamic State’ (IS) has suffered serious losses in Syria, and even more in Iraq. It can no longer count on public support. Yet, it still has a few aces up its sleeve.
As Baghdad is rocked by deadly explosions and political chaos, “drifting” is an increasingly popular way for young men in the Iraqi capital to let off steam, reports Florian Neuhof.
US Defense Secretary Ash Carter has made an unannounced visit to Iraq to meet US military commanders and Iraqi officials. The visit comes after recent gains in the battle against the self-styled “Islamic State” (IS).
An ‘Islamic State’ (IS) attack on a Shiite shrine north of the Iraqi capital has killed at least 30 people and injured dozens more. The strike comes just five days after a massive explosion in Baghdad claimed 292 lives.
Many Iraqis are in shock after a massive ‘Islamic State’ (IS) bomb attack in Baghdad on Sunday. DW journalist Abbas al-Kashali discusses what is driving the spiraling violence and possible approaches to countering it.
In Syria and Iraq, the ‘Islamic State’ group has been losing ground for months, but worldwide, its attacks are becoming more effective. Middle East expert Udo Steinbach detects change within the terrorist militia.
Shoukry affirmed Egypt support to Iraq in the fight against terrorism in bilateral meetings
Baghdad was rocked by two explosions ahead of the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. “Islamic State” jihadists have claimed responsibility for one of the attacks.
Demonstrators have gathered in Baghdad to protest Iraq’s government every Friday for months. The Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr is using the movement to stage his political comeback, Birgit Svensson reports from Baghdad.
Iraqi Prime Minister Al-Abadi has failed to abolish sectarian and party quotas for government positions. The threat of a shutdown now looms, while “Islamic State” continues to control large parts of the country.
Protestors stated their intent to continue demonstrating until the elimination of sectarian quotas in the government
A suicide bomber has blown himself up on a soccer field as trophies were being presented after a local tournament south of Baghdad. At least 30 people were killed in the attack.
A group of American citizens have been reported missing in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad. The US embassy in Iraq has said it was aware of the reports and is working with local authorities to locate them.
At least seven Sunni mosques were destroyed in Mugdadeya, north Baghadad
Turkey has promised to stop deploying troops to northern Iraq after Baghdad threatened to appeal to the UN Security Council to force the soldiers out. Iraq’s government says Turkish forces entered the country illegally. Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu assured Iraq on Sunday that no more troops would be sent across the border until Baghdad’s …
German Defense Minisiter Ursula von der Leyen is due to meet with her Iraqi counterpart to discuss ways to remedy the masses of people fleeing the country. Ahead of her visit, she urged unity within the Iraqi government. In Baghdad on Monday, von der Leyen will meet with Prime Minister Haider al Abadi and Defense …
More than 40 people have died in eastern Iraq in twin attacks claimed by “Islamic State” jihadists. Diyala province residents had called on authorities in Baghdad to better protect their region. Two bomb attacks struck Iraq’s eastern province of Diyala on Monday evening, officials reported. At least 40 people were killed less than a month …
Decade long curfew ended Saturday