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February 11, 2020
Iraqis wake up to snow for first time in over a decade
Iraq's capital of Baghdad awoke on Tuesday to a sight not seen in over a decade — their city covered in snow. It was a rare ...
February 05, 2020
Iraqi officials: At least 8 shot dead in southern Iraq
At least eight anti-government protesters were shot dead and 52 were wounded in clashes with followers of a radical Shiite ...
February 03, 2020
Iraqi protesters reject PM-designate picked by ruling elites
Anti-government demonstrators on Sunday rejected Iraq’s new prime minister-designate following his nomination by rival ...
February 01, 2020
Iraqi blocs select new PM-designate after weeks of jockeying
Former communications minister Mohammed Allawi was named prime minister-designate by rival Iraqi factions Saturday after ...
January 25, 2020
4 dead, tents ablaze after Iraq cleric pulls protest support
Iraq cracked down on anti-government protesters who have been occupying key public squares for months, leaving four ...
January 24, 2020
Iraqis rally against US troops, demanding they leave
Waving national flags and banners denouncing U.S. President Donald Trump, tens of thousands of Iraqis marched peacefully ...
December 31, 2019
AP Explains: Who are Iraq's Iran-backed militias?
Iran emerged as a major power broker in Iraq after the American invasion in 2003, supporting Shiite Islamist parties and ...
December 26, 2019
Iraq president offers to quit after rejecting PM nominee
Iraq's president refused on Thursday to designate a prime minister candidate nominated by the Iran-backed parliamentary bloc ...
December 16, 2019
Baghdad mob kills teen and strings up his corpse
The body of a 16-year-old boy was hung from a traffic pole in a central Baghdad square Thursday, amid conflicting versions ...
November 28, 2019
40 Iraqi protesters slain in 24 hours as violence spirals
Security forces shot dead 40 anti-government protesters during 24 hours of bloodshed amid spiraling violence in the capital ...
November 12, 2019
Top Shiite leader backs UN plan to resolve Iraqi crisis
Iraq's most powerful Shiite religious leader said Monday he backs a U.N. roadmap aimed at meeting the demands of ...
October 31, 2019
In nod to protests, Iraq president calls for new voting law
Iraq's president on Thursday called for the drafting of a new election law and said he would approve early elections once it ...
October 31, 2019
Rocket attack kills Iraqi soldier, adding to growing unrest
Two rockets were fired into Baghdad's fortified Green Zone on Wednesday, killing one Iraqi soldier and adding to the violence ...
October 30, 2019
The Latest: 1 soldier killed in Iraq rocket attack
The Latest on anti-government protests in Iraq (all times local): 11:05 p.m. Iraqi security officials say two rockets have ...
October 27, 2019
Anti-government protests rage in Iraq, 7 killed
At least seven more Iraqi protesters were killed Saturday in clashes with security forces in Baghdad and the southern town ...
October 26, 2019
Protests rattle the postwar order in Lebanon and Iraq
Tens of thousands of people, many of them young and unemployed men, thronged public squares and blocked main streets Friday ...
October 19, 2019
Millions march in Iraq in annual Arbaeen Shiite pilgrimage
Millions of pilgrims made their way on foot to the Iraqi city of Karbala on Saturday for the Shiite pilgrimage of Arbaeen, ...
October 17, 2019
FM: Iraq will only repatriate IS fighters who are Iraqis
Iraq will only take back its own citizens and their families who fought with the Islamic State group in Syria, not those from ...
October 07, 2019
Iraqi police replacing army in volatile Baghdad neighborhood
Iraq's prime minister on Monday ordered the police to replace the army in a heavily populated Shiite neighborhood of Baghdad ...
October 05, 2019
Security forces kill more than 80 in 5 days of Iraq protests
Iraqi protesters pressed on with angry anti-government rallies in the capital and across several provinces for a fifth day ...
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