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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.

World - Region
9/17/2022 8:19:30 PM
Dressed in black, 21 million pilgrims from around the world massed in the Iraqi city of Karbala on Saturday for the Arbaeen commemoration, against the backdrop of a political crisis.

World - Region
9/4/2022 9:19:03 PM
Staff at Iraq's parliament returned to work Sunday for the first time since powerful Shia cleric Moqtada Sadr's supporters stormed the legislature in late July, an assembly official 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
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

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