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Oct 01, 2018
Tara Fares shot dead in Baghdad: Murders of trailblazing Iraqi women spark conspiracy fears among those who break the mouldOver the last few weeks, four go-getting Iraqi women have separately met premature deaths — two falling victim to men firing automatic weapons into their vehicles. The deaths have sparked fear among women who dare to break the mould and visibly achieve in the conservative country.
Sep 28, 2018
Benjamin Netanyahu accuses Iran of harbouring secret atomic warehouse, says Israel will not let Tehran develop nuclear weaponsIran "hasn't abandoned its goal to develop nuclear weapons," Benjamin Netanyahu told the UN General Assembly, where his annual appearance has frequently focused on Israel's chief enemy, the Islamic republic. "Israel will never let a regime that calls for our destruction to develop nuclear weapons. Not now, not in 10 years, not ever," he said
Sep 24, 2018
In response to US sanctions, Iran president Hassan Rouhani says Donald Trump will fail against Tehran like Saddam HusseinUS President Donald Trump will fail in his confrontation with Iran, just like Iraq’s Saddam Hussein, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday, referring to the war between the two West Asian powers and vowing that Tehran will not abandon its missiles.
Sep 05, 2018
Israel likely to attack suspected Iranian military assets in Iraq; Jerusalem says defence 'not limited to Syrian territory'Israel signalled on Monday that it could attack suspected Iranian military assets in Iraq, as it has done with scores of air strikes in war-torn Syria.
Aug 13, 2018
Iraq prime minister Haider al-Abadi cancels Iran visit due to 'busy schedule', but will go to TurkeyIraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi cancelled his visit to santion-hit Iran due to his "busy schedule" but will visit Turkey as planned
Jul 21, 2018
Toll rises to 9 after police firing kills another protester in Baghdad; Iraq says 260 security personnel wounded in clashes so farUnemployment protests in Iraq close in on the capital Baghdad. The police firing has so far claimed 9 lives in the southern part of the country
Jul 15, 2018
Basra protests: Two more die in southern Iraq in demonstrations against unemployment; PM Haider al-Abadi promises investmentTwo more demonstrators were killed in southern Iraq, officials said, as protests against unemployment spread on Saturday from the port city of Basra to other parts of the country.
Jul 12, 2018
Canada to head NATO training and capacity building mission in Iraq; will send troops and armoury to BaghdadCanada has announced it will assume command of a new NATO training and capacity building mission in Iraq
Jun 24, 2018
Iraq prime minister allies with Shia politician Sadr to 'transcend sectarianism', sparks speculation over successorIraq prime minister Haider-al Abadi on Saturday travelled Najaf to meet Shia politician Moqtada Sadr, announcing an alliance to form a new government after May polls.
Jun 07, 2018
Baghdad mosque explosion toll rises to 16 dead and 35 wounded; Iraq government says investigation underwayIraqi security officials say the toll from explosions that tore through a mosque in Baghdad has climbed to 16 dead and 35 wounded.