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World - Region
7/30/2023 5:05:31 PM
Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Salem Abdullah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah arrived Sunday in Iraq on an official visit to discuss issues of common interest, including oil, border demarcation, as well as strengthening bilateral relations between Kuwait and Baghdad.

World - Region
7/19/2023 10:25:56 AM
For three centuries, the al-Siraji Mosque, with its minaret fashioned from weathered bricks and its pinnacle inlaid with blue ceramic tiles, was a distinctive feature of the city of Basra in southern Iraq.

Sports - World
1/19/2023 2:27:36 PM
One person was killed and dozens injured Thursday when a stampede broke out outside a football stadium in Iraq hours before the Gulf Cup final, officials said.

World - Region
9/1/2022 1:25:38 PM
Three militants were killed overnight after an ambush in the southern Iraqi city of Basra sparked clashes between rival Shia factions, a security source said Thursday, days after deadly clashes in the capital.

World - Region
6/1/2022 1:26:54 PM
Denmark's supreme court on Tuesday overturned a lower court ruling ordering the government to compensate 18 civilians tortured during the Iraq war in a joint operation by Iraqi forces and a Danish battalion.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
12/7/2021 7:39:00 PM
Egypt has "categorically" condemned a terrorist bombing that occurred in the southern Iraqi city of Basra earlier on Tuesday, a statement by the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said.

World - Region
12/7/2021 12:25:19 PM
An explosion rocked the center of Iraq's southern city of Basra on Monday, killing at least two people and wounding two others, according to local officials.

World - Region
10/6/2021 8:14:10 PM
Iraq and Iran on Wednesday exchanged the remains of 31 soldiers killed in the 1980-1988 war between the two countries which have since become allies, the Red Cross said.

World - International
5/31/2021 2:34:22 PM
Prosecutors say shippers tried to disguise the shipment by labeling it as ``Basra light crude'' from neighboring Iraq

Egypt - Politics
3/15/2021 3:25:21 PM
Zain El-Din said that the detained Egyptians 'are facing humiliating treatment as well as direct threats'

Books -
3/3/2021 8:16:06 PM
The longlist included one Egyptian author this year, Mansoura Ezz Eldin, who was nominated for her novel The Orchards of Basra

World - Region
2/20/2021 8:31:57 PM
Iran, the worst-hit country in the Middle East, faces a surge of new infections as 11 cities and towns in its southwestern Khuzestan province were declared high-risk "red" zones, state media reported

World - Region
12/31/2020 5:10:02 PM
The firms say officials fear it could be a limpet mine on the MT Pola, a Liberian-flagged tanker that was receiving assistance in the Persian Gulf off Basra

World - Region
11/7/2020 11:55:45 AM
It was the first killing of a protester by security forces in Basra since Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi took office in May

World - Region
8/27/2020 12:59:50 PM
Nowhere is the effect on the country more palpable than in Basra, Iraq's only coastal province

World - Region
8/22/2020 3:45:40 PM
Reham Yacoub, 29, was an outspoken critic of the Iran-backed militias whose power and influence PM Kadhimi has been trying to rein in since taking office in May.

World - Region
8/21/2020 8:23:05 PM
Activist Reham Yacoub, who had led several women's marches in the past, was killed on Wednesday and three others wounded when gunmen, brandishing assault rifles on the back of a motorcycle, opened fire on their car

Arts & Culture - Stage & Street
5/3/2020 1:20:47 PM
Artists in Iraq’s southern port city of Basra have adapted a 10-season period drama Bab al-Hara, widely watched across the Arab world, to convince their compatriots to take the pandemic seriously.

World - Region
4/6/2020 11:36:17 AM

World - Region
1/27/2020 8:42:56 PM

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