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World - Region
8/3/2022 2:54:00 PM
Thousands of Iraqi protesters have occupied the parliament in Baghdad's Green Zone for the past five days, the latest political turmoil to strike the war-scarred country.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
8/2/2022 9:10:27 PM
For the second time in a week, on Saturday, protesters stormed the Iraqi parliament in Baghdad, breaching the high-security Green Zone. More than 120 people were injured.

World - Region
8/1/2022 6:42:25 PM
Hundreds took to Baghdad streets on Monday in a counter-protest planned by Iran-backed groups and Shiite political rivals against an influential cleric whose followers stormed the parliament building over the weekend and are staging a sin-in there.

World - Region
7/30/2022 4:30:37 PM
Thousands of followers of an influential Shia cleric breached Iraq's parliament on Saturday, for the second time this week, protesting government formation efforts lead by his rivals, an alliance of Iran-backed groups. The alliance called for counter-protests, raising the specter of civil strife.

World - Region
7/30/2022 12:30:19 PM
Supporters of powerful Iraqi cleric Moqtada Sadr penetrated Baghdad's heavily fortified "Green Zone" and occupied parliament on Saturday in a deepening political crisis.

World - Region
7/22/2022 7:09:00 PM
After artillery bombardment killed nine people in Iraq's autonomous Kurdistan region, Baghdad called for a withdrawal of Turkish forces and said Ankara should handle its "domestic problems" with PKK rebels far from Iraq's borders.

World - Region
7/8/2022 6:32:15 PM
Iraq's oil minister said on Thursday the government will take steps to enforce a recent court decision to annul oil contracts the semiautonomous northern Iraqi Kurdish region made with international companies.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
7/4/2022 11:46:00 AM
Almost eight months after the elections in Iraq, the country’s political blocs have failed to form a new government to face up to the crisis in the country, writes Nermeen Al-Mufti in Baghdad

World - Region
6/26/2022 2:17:19 PM
Iraq's caretaker prime minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi arrived in Iran on Sunday, state TV reported, on a visit aimed at reactivating Baghdad-mediated talks between Saudi Arabia and Iran.

World - Region
6/26/2022 12:39:23 PM
Iraq's prime minister met with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, in the kingdom Sunday as part of Baghdad's efforts to mediate between Riyadh and Tehran.

World - Region
6/13/2022 2:40:50 PM
Iraq temporarily closed Baghdad airport Monday as choking clouds of dust blanketed the capital, the latest crippling sandstorm in a country that has warned climate change poses an "existential threat".

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
6/6/2022 2:04:59 PM
Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and his Jordanian counterpart, Ayman Safadi, have discussed means of enhancing their trilateral cooperation in various fields as they met with Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi in Baghdad.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
5/31/2022 9:40:51 PM
Iraq’s parliament passed a new law this week criminalising any moves to normalise the country’s relations with Israel, writes Nermeen Al-Mufti in Baghdad

World - Region
5/29/2022 10:30:01 AM
Salah Chelab crushed a husk of wheat plucked from his sprawling farmland south of Baghdad and inspected its seeds in the palm of one hand. They were several grams lighter than he hoped.

Multimedia - In Pictures
5/23/2022 12:54:39 PM

World - Region
5/23/2022 10:41:53 AM
Iraq closed airports and public buildings on Monday as another sandstorm -- the ninth since mid-April -- hit the country, authorities said.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
4/26/2022 9:16:29 PM
The Iranian media has hailed the last round of Baghdad-mediated talks with Riyadh as positive, writes Ahmed Mustafa. But the Saudi media is indifferent. Will the Iraqis manage to bring the two regional powers closer?

World - Region
4/26/2022 4:47:42 PM
Two Iraqi soldiers were killed Tuesday when a suicide bomber blew himself up during an army raid targeting Islamic State group militants north of Baghdad, security sources said.

World - Region
4/23/2022 10:11:09 PM
Iran resumed talks with regional rival Saudi Arabia months after secret Baghdad-brokered talks were suspended, state-linked media reported Saturday.

World - Region
4/20/2022 11:07:11 PM
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday said the central government in Baghdad supported Turkey's latest offensive against outlawed Kurdish militants in northern Iraq.

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