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UK looking for options to repatriate citizens in Iraq: British embassy

Saturday, 28 March 2020

The British Embassy in Iraq is working on finding options to repatriate its citizens visiting Iraq ......

Pentagon orders preparations to ‘destroy’ pro-Iran Kataib Hezbollah in Iraq: Report

Saturday, 28 March 2020

The US Department of Defense has ordered its military commanders in Iraq to prepare for potential ......

Video: Iraqis left unemployed by coronavirus lockdown rely on food aid to get by

Friday, 27 March 2020

Iraqi laborers relying on daily wages said on Friday they were struggling to get by after the ......

Iraq extends coronavirus lockdown until mid-April  

Thursday, 26 March 2020

The Iraqi government said Thursday that it will extend a countrywide lockdown it imposed in response ......

Rockets hit Baghdad’s Green Zone: Iraqi military

Thursday, 26 March 2020

Iraq’s military on Thursday said at least two rockets hit inside Baghdad’s heavily fortified Green ......

Coronavirus: Iraq’s civil defense enforces a night curfew in Basra

Wednesday, 25 March 2020

Iraq’s civil defense has been enforcing a night curfew by patrolling the streets of Basra and ......

Iraq’s new prime minister faces a delicate balancing act

Sunday, 22 March 2020

Salma Mohamed is a London-based freelance MENA analyst and journalist focusing on the political and security issues of the region. Originally from the medical sector,  Salma is a graduate of Cardiff University's political science program.

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Thousands of Iraqi Shias defy coronavirus curfews to commemorate imam

Saturday, 21 March 2020

Tens of thousands of Iraqi Shias turned out to commemorate a revered imam on Saturday, defying ......

Coronavirus: Iraqi Shia ceremonial eulogists defying ban on public gatherings

Saturday, 21 March 2020

Iraqi eulogist reciters still performing Shia ceremonial religious rites are being criticized for ......

Coronavirus prevention extremely difficult in refugee, IDP camps in Middle East

Wednesday, 18 March 2020

Mona Yacoubian is senior adviser at the U.S. Institute of Peace where her work focuses on Syria. Prior to joining USIP, Ms. Yacoubian served as a Deputy Assistant Administrator in the Middle East bureau of the U.S. Agency for International Development where she had responsibility for Syria, Jordan, Lebanon and Iraq.

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Iraqi shia pilgrims defy curfews and coronavirus outbreak

Wednesday, 18 March 2020

Stealing around barbed wire barriers through fields and side streets, dozens of black-clad Shia ......

New rockets hit near Baghdad’s Green Zone in Iraq: security source

Wednesday, 18 March 2020

A pair of rockets hit a residential district near the Iraqi capital's high-security Green Zone late ......

Iraq envoy to UN threatens arrest of US troops for attacks on pro-Iran militias

Wednesday, 18 March 2020

Iraq’s envoy to the UN threatened on Tuesday to arrest US troops in the country for carrying ......

US-led coalition troops begin leaving Iraqi bases: Officials

Wednesday, 18 March 2020

The US-led coalition will redeploy hundreds of troops from bases in Iraq including to outside the ......

Iraq President Barham Salih names Adnan al-Zurfi as new PM-designate: State TV

Tuesday, 17 March 2020

Iraq's President Barham Salih named on Tuesday Adnan al-Zurfi as the new Prime Minister-designate, ......

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