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Friday, Oct 18, 2019
news about Baghdad
Oct 08, 2019 12:41
Demonstrations have rocked the capital and Iraq’s southern provinces since Tuesday, first demanding reforms to fight corruption and unemployment but ramping up to calls for a total overhaul of the country’s political system. read more
Oct 05, 2019 13:31
Neither the government nor demonstrators appear to be willing to back down from unrest that has presented the most serious challenge for Iraq since the defeat of the Islamic State group two years ago. read more
Sep 24, 2019 17:09
A foreign security source inside the Green Zone said two rockets hit near the embassy and a third fell into the Tigris River, which the US embassy overlooks. read more
Sep 24, 2019 03:18
Monday’s attack on US Embassy in Baghdad comes amid heightened tensions in the region following an attack on Saudi oil installations that the US and Britain have blamed on Iran. read more
Mar 09, 2019 04:29
The man who was allegedly conned has been identified as Wahhab Razzaq, who is a resident of Baghdad. He is undergoing chemotherapy at a private hospital. read more
Dec 24, 2018 15:01
Jawad Hasan Hameed, the Iraqi national, was staying at a guest house in Sector 52, near Artemis Hospital, and is in the city to undergo a bypass surgery at a private hospital. read more
Nov 25, 2018 22:46
The earthquake was shallow, which can cause severe damage. It was felt as far as Baghdad, the Iraqi capital. read more
Sep 28, 2018 18:09
The interior ministry opened a probe into Thursday’s murder of the 22-year-old who suffered “three fatal bullet wounds” as she drove through the capital’s Camp Sarah district. read more
Sep 08, 2018 08:49
Iran blamed Iraq for failing to protect its embassy and said it expected Baghdad to “identify and punish the attackers quickly,” said Bahram Qassemi, the spokesman for the ministry, according to local media. read more
Aug 24, 2018 18:38
Since Iraqi forces celebrated victory over IS, life for the Sunni Muslim inhabitants of ancient west Mosul, some of whom welcomed IS’s arrival in 2014, has hardly improved. read more
Jul 19, 2018 13:59
Fumio Iwai, Japan’s departing ambassador to Iraq, has won over hundreds of thousands of fans in the country thanks to his witty social media videos in classical Arabic and local dialects. read more
May 20, 2018 12:44
Sadr, who has ruled himself out of becoming prime minister, is looking to be the kingmaker and to cobble together a technocrat government from a dozen parties. read more
May 16, 2018 17:41
Several people were killed or wounded north of Baghdad on Wednesday when a man wearing an explosive belt blew himself up in the middle of a group of people receiving condolences read more
May 11, 2018 19:45
This week’s good reads read more
May 06, 2018 10:39
Muntazer al-Zaidi shot to prominence in December 2008 when he leapt up at a farewell press conference Bush was holding in Baghdad and flung his shoes at the US leader read more