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World - Region
4/20/2022 2:54:19 PM
Iraq was hit Wednesday by its third heavy dust storm in two weeks, temporarily grounding flights at Baghdad and Najaf airports, as the weather phenomenon grows increasingly frequent.

World - Region
4/16/2022 2:45:05 PM
Eleven people including nine schoolteachers died in a head-on road crash south of Baghdad as they returned from a Ramadan meal, Iraqi authorities said Saturday, blaming speed.

World - Region
3/13/2022 2:00:00 PM
Iran has decided to temporarily suspend its secret Baghdad-brokered talks aimed at defusing yearslong tensions with regional rival Saudi Arabia, Iranian state-linked media reported Sunday, a day after Saudi Arabia carried out its largest known mass execution in its modern history.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Culture
2/22/2022 8:18:19 PM
David Tresilian attended Marseilles exhibition that reconstructs the background and afterlife of French novelist Gustave Flaubert’s North African novel Salammbô, and read the 12th-century Iraqi physician Abdel-Latif al-Baghdadi’s account of his visit to Egypt

World - Region
1/30/2022 5:30:23 PM
Iraqi airstrikes killed nine suspected Islamic State fighters, including four Lebanese, in retaliation for an IS attack on Iraqi army barracks earlier this month, officials said Sunday.

World - Region
1/30/2022 2:21:10 PM
With a spectacular jailbreak in Syria and a deadly attack on an army barracks in Iraq, the Islamic State group was back in the headlines the past week, a reminder of a war that formally ended three years ago but continues to be fought mostly away from view.

World - Region
1/30/2022 11:55:31 AM
Kuwait suspended flights to Iraq for a week starting Sunday citing security fears after a rocket attack targeted Baghdad international airport. Iraqi authorities, meanwhile, announced an attacker had been apprehended.

World - Region
1/28/2022 2:43:30 PM
At least three rockets struck near Baghdad's international airport and an adjacent military base that hosts U.S. and other coalition advisors on Friday, damaging an abandoned commercial plane but causing no casualties, Iraqi officials said.

Arts & Culture - Screens
1/26/2022 5:12:45 PM
Three Arab films — ‘Sirens’ by Rita Baghdadi, ‘Warsha’ by Dania Bdeir, and ‘Your Dark Hair, Ihsan’ by Tala Hadid — are being screened within the ongoing Sundance Film Festival. For its 2022 edition, the festival is taking place online at Festival.Sundance.org between 20 and 30 January.

World - Region
1/21/2022 4:14:45 PM
More than 100 militants from the Islamic State group carried out a complex attack on Syria's largest prison holding suspected extremists, officials said Friday, as members of the group in Iraq stormed an army barracks, killing 11 soldiers as they slept.

World - Region
1/16/2022 6:15:08 PM
Baghdad has repatriated almost 4,000 of its citizens stuck on the Belarus borders with European Union members Poland, Lithuania, and Latvia in recent weeks, Iraq's foreign minister said Sunday.

World - Region
1/13/2022 8:25:06 PM
At least four rockets targeted the US Embassy in Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone on Thursday, two Iraqi security officials said. The area is home to diplomatic missions and the seat of Iraq's government.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
1/11/2022 9:50:53 PM
Iraq’s new parliament met last Sunday and took faltering steps towards the formation of a new government, writes Nermeen Al-Mufti in Baghdad

World - Region
1/3/2022 2:02:53 PM
Two armed drones were shot down at the Baghdad airport on Monday, a US-led coalition official said, an attack that coincides with the anniversary of the 2020 US killing of a top Iranian general.

World - Region
12/19/2021 10:04:20 AM
Two rockets struck Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone, home to the US embassy, causing property damage but no casualties, Iraq's military said early Sunday.

World - Region
11/27/2021 4:29:14 PM
Iraqi security forces said they shot dead a convicted jihadist on Saturday as he tried to escape from a prison with two accomplices.

World - Region
11/10/2021 8:56:52 PM
Iraq's prime minister toured a Baghdad neighborhood on foot Wednesday, three days after he escaped an assassination attempt at his home in Baghdad.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
11/7/2021 12:36:51 PM
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi denounced on Sunday an assassination attempt on Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi in Baghdad, urging all parties to renounce violence.

World - Region
11/6/2021 9:51:41 AM
One protester was killed and scores of people, mostly members of Iraqi security forces, were injured late Friday when scuffles between supporters of pro-Iran Shia militias who had camped outside Baghdad's Green Zone and anti-riot police turned deadly, officials aid.

World - Region
10/31/2021 11:48:23 AM
Three rockets on Sunday hit a Baghdad neighbourhood near the high-security Green Zone where the US embassy is located without causing any casualties, an Iraqi security official said.

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