World  /  Published 07.12.19

15 killed in Baghdad as assailants open fire

Gunmen in cars opened fire on Friday in Baghdad's Khilani Square, leaving at least 15 people dead and 60 wounded, Iraqi security and medical officials said.At least two of the dead were policemen.Prot...
By AP in Baghdad

World  /  Published 08.01.20

Missile damage limited but Iran not done yet

Over an intense half-hour before dawn on Wednesday, Iran bombed targets in Iraq, striking in and around two large military bases that house thousands of Iraqi and American servicemen and women.But whe...
By Alissa J. Rubin/New York Times News Service in Baghdad

World  /  Published 05.01.20

Across the globe, at a glance

By AP in

World  /  Published 03.01.20

Hardliner who cast shadow on West Asia

In July 2018, after President Trump warned Iran’s President not to threaten the US, a rejoinder came not from the Iranian leader but from a military figure perhaps even more powerful.“It is beneat...
By Eric Nagourney/New York Times News Service in New York

World  /  Published 04.11.19

5 protesters killed in Baghdad police firing

Iraqi security forces killed at least five people when they opened fire on protesters in Baghdad on Monday, a Reuters witness said, as thousands took part in the largest wave of anti-government protes...
By Reuters in Baghdad


World  /  Published 06.01.20

Iran all but abandons nuclear agreement

The consequences of the American killing of a top Iranian general rippled across West Asia and beyond on Sunday, with Iran all but abandoning a landmark nuclear agreement and Iraqi lawmakers voting to...
By New York Times News Service in Baghdad

World  /  Published 04.01.20

Rockets fired after day of mourning for Soleimani

Thousands took to the streets of Baghdad for the funeral procession of Iran's top general Saturday after he was killed in a US airstrike, as the region braced for the Islamic Republic to fulfill its v...
By AP in Baghdad

People  /  Published 04.04.20

Waltz of the Flower

She is called Flower but there is nothing seemingly fragile about the 90-year-old woman. She is tall with broad shoulders. Her skin is smooth and barely lined. “I have seen a lot of history — 70 y...
By Manasi Shah in

World  /  Published 05.01.20

Trump opted for most extreme measure

Iraq’s parliament called on Sunday for US and other foreign military forces to leave amid a growing backlash against the US killing of Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani that has heightened...
By Reuters in Baghdad

World  /  Published 04.01.20

Pro-Iran fighters chant ‘revenge is coming’

As Iraq held joint funeral services on Saturday for two revered military leaders killed in an American drone strike near the Baghdad airport this past week, tens of thousands of pro-Iranian fighters m...
By NYTNS/ Reuters in Baghdad


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