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Iraq: 1 protester dead amid ongoing clashes in Baghdad

Iraq: 1 protester dead amid ongoing clashes in Baghdad

Baghdad: Iraqi officials say one protester has died and 12 have been wounded amid ongoing clashes in central Baghdad.Security and medical...Read More

Iraq: Protesters spill back onto bridge in Baghdad

Iraq: Protesters spill back onto bridge in Baghdad

Baghdad: Anti-government demonstrators spread to a second bridge in the Iraqi capital Saturday after security forces retreated from a key...Read More

Iraq: Security forces kill several protesters in Baghdad, Basra

Iraq: Security forces kill several protesters in Baghdad, Basra

Baghdad: Six demonstrators in Baghdad and five others in Basra were shot dead by Iraq's security forces on Thursday as they were trying t...Read More

Second wave of Iraq protests claim 74 lives, injures 3,600

Second wave of Iraq protests claim 74 lives, injures 3,600

Baghdad: The Iraqi authorities said on Sunday that the death toll from the new wave of nationwide protests over unemployment, corruption ...Read More

Official inquiry puts the death toll from last week's Iraq protests at 157

Official inquiry puts the death toll from last week's Iraq protests at 157

Baghdad: The death toll from week-long anti-government protests that erupted in Baghdad and other cities at the start of the month totall...Read More

Iraqi social networks offline, even after a week of anti-government protests

Iraqi social networks offline, even after a week of anti-government protests

Baghdad: Access to social media sites remained restricted in Iraq on Wednesday, despite calm returning to the streets after a week of ant...Read More

Death toll rises to 104, over 6,000 people injured amid protests across Iraq

Death toll rises to 104, over 6,000 people injured amid protests across Iraq

Baghdad: Death toll in protests in Baghdad and other Iraqi cities rose to 104 with more than 6,000 people wounded, including security mem...Read More

7 years later, Iraqi TV drama returns in time for Ramadan

7 years later, Iraqi TV drama returns in time for Ramadan

Baghdad: Every evening at the Muntada al-Masrah theater on Rashid street, the cast and crew of the first TV drama filmed in Iraq in seven...Read More

Iraqi leader says there’s ‘consensus’ on US troops presence

Iraqi leader says there’s ‘consensus’ on US troops presence

Baghdad: Iraq’s president on Friday said he does not see any “serious” opposition when it comes to the presence of American forces in Ira...Read More

Iraqi youth plant start-up seeds

Iraqi youth plant start-up seeds

Baghdad: Stuck between an endless waitlist for a government job and a frail private sector, Iraqi entrepreneurs are taking on staggering ...Read More

Iraq: 7 Iranian pilgrims wounded in shooting attack

Iraq: 7 Iranian pilgrims wounded in shooting attack

Baghdad: Police and medical officials say seven Iranian Shiite pilgrims travelling in central Iraq were wounded when their bus came under...Read More

Islamic State group left behind more than 200 mass graves in Iraq: United Nations

Islamic State group left behind more than 200 mass graves in Iraq: United Nations

Baghdad: The Islamic State group left behind more than 200 mass graves in Iraq containing up to 12,000 victims that could hold vital evid...Read More

Iraq: Curfew imposed in Basra city after violent protests leave 1 dead and 35 injured

Iraq: Curfew imposed in Basra city after violent protests leave 1 dead and 35 injured

Basra: Three mortar shells were fired into Baghdad’s green zone early Friday as a curfew was imposed in the southern Iraqi city of Basra ...Read More

14 people killed, 90 injured in Baghdad blast

14 people killed, 90 injured in Baghdad blast

Baghdad [Iraq]: At least 14 persons were killed and over  90 others wounded in an explosion in Baghdad’s Sadr City district on Wednesday,...Read More

Iraq to vote in first nationwide poll since IS war   

Iraq to vote in first nationwide poll since IS war   

Baghdad: Iraq today holds its first parliamentary election since declaring victory over the Islamic State group, with the country hoping ...Read More

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Waiting for Iraq’s nod to bring back mortal remains: VK Singh

New Delhi : Minister of State (MoS) for External Affairs General (Retd) V.K. Singh said that the legal procedures of obtaining the mortal...Read More

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Iraqi court sentences al-Qaida leader’s sister to death

Baghdad : A Baghdad court has convicted the sister of the former leader of al-Qaida in Iraq who was killed in 2010 and sentenced her to d...Read More

‘Seize assets of dictator Saddam, relatives, aides’ 

‘Seize assets of dictator Saddam, relatives, aides’ 

Baghdad : Iraq has ordered the seizure of assets that belonged to executed dictator Saddam Hussein and more than 4,200 officials from his...Read More

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IS ambushes Iraq’s Shiite-led   pramilitary force, 27 killed         

Baghdad : Islamic State militants have ambushed a group of Iraq’s Shiite-led paramilitary fighters, killing at least 27.

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Baghdad: Suicide bombing kills at least 36

The attackers struck during rush hour in the city’s Tayran Square, which is usually crowded by laborers seeking work

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