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World - Region
1/16/2023 11:38:53 AM
Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Shia al-Sudani defended the open-ended presence of US and other foreign troops in his country, in an interview published Sunday.

World - Region
12/23/2022 4:32:00 PM
Iraq's prime minister appealed to visiting Italian counterpart Giorgia Meloni on Friday for closer economic ties with his oil-rich country suffering from power cuts and decaying infrastructure.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
12/20/2022 8:41:00 PM
Leaders of Egypt, Iraq, and Jordan discussed on Tuesday intensifying consultations and coordination on political developments in the region amid current unprecedented regional challenges that pose a threat to the security of the Arab World and the Middle East.

World - Region
12/9/2022 7:23:47 PM
A Sunni cleric in Iran's southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchistan was kidnapped and killed, the authorities said Friday -- the latest deadly incident in a region rocked by unrest.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
12/8/2022 10:14:22 PM
During his meeting with Iraqi PM Mohamed Shia El-Sudani on Thursday, President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi said that Egypt insists on aiding and supporting Iraq and the Iraqi people in their war on terrorism and their struggle to restore stability and peace.

World - Region
12/4/2022 5:08:23 PM
The new Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Shia Al-Sudani received a green light on Saturday to finish forming his new government after the country’s parliament approved the nomination of two final ministers.

World - Region
11/29/2022 3:26:07 PM
Tehran and Baghdad Tuesday identified fighting "terrorism", maintaining mutual security and extending economic cooperation as key priorities during the new Iraqi prime minister's first official visit to Iran.

World - Region
11/1/2022 10:49:49 PM
Iraq's Prime Minister Mohammed Shia al-Sudani announced Tuesday the dismissal of several senior officials appointed by his predecessor, days after a confidence vote in his government.

World - Region
10/29/2022 1:19:41 PM
The gunman who killed 15 people at a major Shia holy site in southern Iran earlier this week died on Saturday, Iranian media reported.

World - Region
10/26/2022 11:06:23 PM
The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for an attack Wednesday on a Shia Muslim shrine in southern Iran that state media said killed more than a dozen people.

World - Region
10/26/2022 6:37:37 PM
Gunmen opened fire Wednesday at a major Shia holy site in the southern city of Shiraz, killing at least 15 people and wounding dozens, according to state-run media.

World - Region
10/15/2022 2:12:33 PM
Iraqi firebrand cleric Moqtada Sadr's movement on Saturday announced its refusal to join a new government being formed by prime minister-designate Mohammad Shia al-Sudani.

World - Region
10/14/2022 7:00:02 PM
Iraqi lawmakers have elected a new president who swiftly named a prime minister in the hope of ending a year of political gridlock and deadly violence.

World - Region
10/11/2022 6:49:36 PM
Iraq's parliament will meet Thursday to "elect the president", speaker Mohammed al-Halbussi's office said, in a surprise move seen at trying to end months of political impasse.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
10/7/2022 2:18:00 PM
Prominent Iraqi Shia cleric Muqtada Al-Sadr has a lot to worry about. He has created a mass movement only to turn out he is lacking the edge.

World - International
10/1/2022 6:17:13 PM
A group of Afghan women Saturday protested a suicide bombing that killed or wounded dozens of students in a Shia education center in the capital Kabul a day earlier, demanding better security from the Taliban-run government.

World - International
9/30/2022 4:02:43 PM
A suicide bomber struck an education centre in a Shia area of the Afghan capital on Friday, killing 19 people and wounding 27, including teenagers who were taking practice entry exams for university, a Taliban spokesman said.

World - Region
9/28/2022 5:46:35 PM
Supporters of Iraq's influential Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr again stormed Baghdad's Green Zone government area Wednesday as the Iraqi parliament held session on the resignation of its speaker.

World - Region
9/26/2022 6:53:53 PM
Iraq's parliament, at the centre of a months-long political paralysis, is to convene Wednesday for the first time since deadly unrest in August and a sit-in protest by supporters of Shia cleric Moqtada Sadr.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
9/20/2022 4:52:40 PM
Iran is increasingly taking over the patronage of a massive annual Shia festival in Iraq, with many seeing it as a sign of its boosting its influence in the country.

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