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Iraq has grappled with a severe second wave of the coronavirus pandemic. New case numbers spiked to over 8,000 per day last month, the highest they have ever been.
Published on May 05, 2021 02:52 PM IST
It was the first known attack carried out by an unmanned aerial drone against US forces in Erbil, amid a steady stream of rocket attacks on bases hosting US forces.
Published on Apr 15, 2021 02:31 PM IST
As the pope's plane took off, Iraqi President Barham Salih was at hand on the tarmac, waving goodbye.
Published on Mar 08, 2021 12:41 PM IST
Francis headed to the northern city of Mosul, which was heavily damaged in the war against IS, to pray for Iraq's war victims.
Published on Mar 07, 2021 05:18 PM IST
Pope Francis met Saturday with Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, one of the most senior clerics in Shiite Islam, in Iraq's holy city of Najaf.
Published on Mar 06, 2021 01:34 PM IST
The numerical decline and waning clout of Iraqi Christians started before the Islamic State’s persecution of religious minorities like theirs
Published on Feb 24, 2021 01:25 PM IST
"IS launched an attack on the Hashed's Brigade 22," said one of the unit's officers Abu Ali al-Maliki. Maliki told AFP the brigade commander was among those killed before reinforcements from the federal police came to the unit's aid.
Updated on Jan 24, 2021 02:14 AM IST