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Life & Style - City Lights
12/4/2022 8:40:42 PM
Minister of Culture Nevine El-Kilany met with Ambassador of Iraq to Egypt Ahmed Nayef Rashid Saleh on Thursday to discuss reinforcing cultural and artistic cooperation as well as Egypt's participation in the sixth edition of the Ancient Civilisations Forum in Baghdad from 4 to 6 December.

World - Region
11/30/2022 6:57:02 PM
The Islamic State terrorist group said Wednesday that its leader Abu Hasan Al-Hashimi Al-Qurashi has been killed in battle and announced a replacement.

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
11/18/2022 7:24:13 PM
A senior Iranian military official visiting Baghdad this week threatened Iraq with a ground military operation in the country's north if the Iraqi army does not fortify the countries' shared border against Kurdish opposition groups, multiple Iraqi and Kurdish officials said.

World - Region
10/29/2022 11:19:08 PM
A gas tanker exploded near a soccer field in northeastern Baghdad on Saturday, killing at least nine people and wounding 10 others, according to security officials.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
10/24/2022 11:13:00 PM
The Iraqi parliament met last week to elect a new president for the country as well as to appoint a new prime minister, writes Nermeen Al-Mufti in Baghdad.

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
10/13/2022 5:55:40 PM
Iraq's new President Abdul Latif Rashid is a veteran Kurdish politician and former water minister with valuable experience in navigating the fractious politics of Baghdad.

World - Region
10/13/2022 4:32:46 PM
At least nine rockets targeted Iraq's parliament inside the heavily fortified Green Zone on Thursday ahead of a much-anticipated session to resolve a political crisis, Iraq's military said.

World - Region
10/8/2022 12:38:38 PM
A year since Iraq's last elections, it remains without not only a new government but a budget too, obstructing much-needed reforms and infrastructure projects in the oil-rich but war-ravaged country.

World - Region
10/1/2022 1:01:30 PM
Scuffles broke out between protesters and security forces injuring dozens as thousands gathered Saturday in Iraq's capital to mark three years since nationwide demonstrations erupted against endemic corruption.

World - Region
9/28/2022 11:19:42 PM
Three rockets were fired Wednesday at Baghdad's Green Zone, wounding seven security force personnel, as parliament was holding its first session in two months, Iraq's security forces 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.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
9/8/2022 4:13:41 PM
A wave of alarm swept the Arab region late last month. Deadly violence broke out in the Green Zone in Baghdad and rival militias clashed in the Libyan capital at the same time.

World - Region
8/31/2022 1:40:10 PM
A months-long political crisis in Iraq showed little sign of abating Wednesday despite a fresh push for negotiations after nearly 24 hours of deadly violence between rival Shia factions ended.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
8/31/2022 11:51:00 AM
Al-Ahram Weekly reports from Baghdad on the latest clashes in the Iraqi capital

World - Region
8/30/2022 8:28:35 PM
Iraqi President Barham Saleh on Tuesday encouraged early legislative elections to settle a political crisis that escalated into deadly clashes this week, killing dozens and wounding hundreds more.

World - Region
8/30/2022 8:14:18 PM
Iraq's long-running power struggle between rival Shia camps devolved into bloody street violence this week, the culmination of months of simmering tensions and a political vacuum.

World - Region
8/30/2022 6:01:29 PM
Thirty supporters of Shia leader Moqtada Sadr have been shot dead in nearly 24 hours of fighting between rival Iraqi forces that has since died down, according to the latest toll from medics.

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